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E.ON To Strengthen Its Activities For Large-Scale Solar Parks In The U.S.

SOURCE: E.ON | 02 September 2015

E.ON announced the start of a further large-scale solar project in the U.S. Maricopa West, a 20 megawatt solar project in Kern County, California, has entered the construction phase. The solar park will consist of 89,000 photovoltaic panels and be fully operational later this year.

Delivery Of Instrumentation & Control Equipment To Olkiluoto 3 Site

SOURCE: AREVA | 28 August 2015

The I&C operational cabinets have been delivered to Olkiluoto 3 site. This achievement of a major milestone is one important step toward the plant’s systems testing phase. The I&C system is used to monitor and control the nuclear power plant and is a key component in reactor operations.

Nuclear Reactor Control: AREVA Launches Unique Testing System

SOURCE: AREVA | 27 August 2015

AREVA has launched at its Creusot site in France a new testing system that reproduces on a smaller scale all the components of the reactor coolant system of an EPR-type nuclear reactor.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries And Suhail Bahwan Group Invest In Wind Energy Startup Altaeros Energies

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | 27 August 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. ("MHI") and the Suhail Bahwan Group ("SBG") have invested in Altaeros Energies, a Massachusetts-based technology company, to support the design and production of its Buoyant Airborne Turbine ("BAT") renewable energy and communication platform.

DONG Energy Acquires The Hornsea Zone In The UK And The Project Rights To 3 GW Offshore Wind

SOURCE: DONG Energy | 21 August 2015

Today, DONG Energy acquired the Hornsea zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 gigawatts (GW) offshore wind capacity. This follows DONG Energy’s acquisition of Hornsea Project One, a 1,200 megawatt (MW) offshore wind project in the Round 3, which was announced in February 2015.

DONG Energy Divests Transmission Assets At West Of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm In UK

SOURCE: DONG Energy | 20 August 2015

West of Duddon Sands, a joint venture owned by DONG Energy (50%) and ScottishPower Renewables (50%) today announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets to WoDS Transmission plc. WoDS Transmission plc is owned by a consortium comprising of Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited (50%) and 3i Infrastructure plc (50%).

Siemens Wins 100 Megawatts Onshore Wind Order In Australia

SOURCE: Siemens | 20 August 2015

Siemens and Neoen Australia have signed a contract for the Hornsdale Wind Farm project located in the state of South Australia. Consisting of 32 Siemens direct drive wind turbines, this project will provide clean energy for more than 70,000 households.

Pöyry Awarded Extension To Owner's Engineer Services Assignment For Ras Al Khair Project, Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Pöyry | 20 August 2015

The Saline Water Conversion Company (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with a two year extension to the owner's engineer services assignment for the Ras Al Khair power & desalination plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Conclusion Of A Letter Of Intent To Develop World's Most Advanced Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plants In Fukushima Prefecture

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | 19 August 2015

Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Joban Joint Power Co., Ltd., today concluded a letter of intent to promote the development of the world's most advanced coal-fired thermal power plants in Fukushima.

Atkins Areva Partnership Wins Specialist Nuclear Services Contract

SOURCE: Atkins | 12 August 2015

Atkins has reinforced its ongoing strategy for growth in the UK nuclear decommissioning sector by signing a framework contract with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to provide specialist engineering design services.