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RWE Connects Solar Farm To UK Grid

SOURCE: RWE | 30 October 2014

RWE Supply & Trading today announces the successful connection of the 37MWp solar power plant at Kencot Hill to the UK grid. The solar park has been constructed and commissioned by global downstream company Conergy.

ABB To Provide Cable Solution For Offshore Wind Connection In Germany

SOURCE: ABB | 29 October 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a significant order from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to design, engineer, supply and install an Alternating Current (AC) power transmission cable system that will connect Butendiek, an offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, to the HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter platform SylWin alpha.

OL3 - Arbitration Procedure: Update Of The Consortium AREVA & Siemens Claim

SOURCE: Areva | 27 October 2014

In the frame of the ongoing ICC arbitration proceedings related to the construction of the OL3 nuclear power plant, the Supplier Consortium AREVA & Siemens updated on October 23, 2014 its claim against Finnish utility TVO to reflect refinements in the substantiation and account for interest accrued up to this point.

MHI's 1,700 MWe Large-size EU-APWR Receives EUR Certification

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. | 27 October 2014

On October 23 (GMT) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) was awarded a certificate of compliance to the European Utility Requirements (EUR) for its Generation 3+ EU-APWR, an advanced pressurized water reactor featuring one of the world's largest generating capacities: 1,700 MWe (megawatts electrical).

Nordex Scores Again In France

SOURCE: Nordex | 21 October 2014

Nordex SE has received an order to supply and install the "Haut Plateau Picard" wind farm. This project consists of eleven turbines from the N100/2500 series, which Nordex will install in spring 2015. The project has been planned on Nordex technology thanks to Volkswind France SAS, a developer and independent power producer which has already realised a major project with Nordex in Germany.

Yokogawa Wins Control System Order For Rabigh 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Yokogawa | 21 October 2014

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea Co., Ltd., has won an order from Samsung C&T Corporation to supply control systems for the Rabigh 2 combined cycle power plant,* which is being built in Rabigh on Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.

Siemens Wins Major HVDC Order In Canada

SOURCE: Siemens | 20 October 2014

Siemens has received an order for a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) power transmission link in Canada. In a consortium with the construction company Mortenson Construction, Siemens will be supplying both converter stations for the Bipole III HVDC project. Customer is provincially-owned Manitoba Hydro.

ABB Partners With Vestas To Electrify Off-Grid Communities In Africa

SOURCE: ABB | 20 October 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and global wind energy company Vestas today signed a partnership agreement whereby they will contribute with their respective technologies to help rural communities in developing markets gain access to affordable clean electricity.

Grupo Clavijo Completes A 40 Mw Installation In Chile And Starts A New 35 Mw Project

SOURCE: Grupo Clavijo | 20 October 2014

The Spanish company Grupo Clavijo has completed the installation of 40 MW of single-axis solar trackers in Chañares (Chile), working with the Greenwood Biosar Chile Spa (Aktor Group) as the EPC company of reference. The project was completed in record time, manufacturing all the trackers in six weeks and assembling them in just two months.

First Solar Installs Inaugural Panel At South America's Largest PV Plant

SOURCE: First Solar | 18 October 2014

With Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile; Isabel Allende, President of the Chilean Senate, and Máximo Pacheco, Minister of Energy in attendance, First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR) today ceremonially installed the first solar panel for the 141 Megawatt (MW)ac Luz del Norte Solar Power Plant.