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Pöyry Awarded Feasibility And Final Design Assignments For Hydropower Projects In Turkey

SOURCE: Pöyry | 29 July 2014

DC Hidro Enerji Üretim A.S has awarded Pöyry with the feasibility studies and final design services assignments for Doganli 1, Doganli 2, Doganli 3 and Çukurca dams and hydroelectric power plants (HEPPs) in Turkey.

First Solar, XSOL Establish Supply Agreement In Japan

SOURCE: First Solar | 28 July 2014

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), the leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions, and XSOL Co., Ltd., a leading distributor and integrator of solar systems in Japan, today announced that they have signed an agreement to supply First Solar's cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film modules in Japan. The agreement targets installation of 100 megawatts (MW)DC per year.

Pöyry Awarded Assignment By Austrian Power Grid AG For The Reconstruction Of A Transmission System Substation In Austria

SOURCE: Pöyry | 24 July 2014

Austrian Power Grid AG has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for the construction of new 380/110/30kV switchgears at Kaprun substation, Austria. The assignment includes detailed design engineering, project management and installation services as well as the supply of equipment.

Nordex Awarded Contracts For 64.2 MW For Turkey

SOURCE: Nordex | 22 July 2014

Nordex has received three contracts for the installation of its N117/2400 and the N117/3000 turbines in Turkey, totalling 64.2 MW.

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility In The U.S. Virgin Islands

SOURCE: NRG Energy | 21 July 2014

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), one of the largest solar companies in the U.S., today announced the acquisition of the 4 megawatt (MW ac) Spanish Town Estate Solar project on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) from Toshiba International Corporation (Toshiba).

Siemens Installs Two Offshore Platforms For TenneT In The North Sea In July

SOURCE: Siemens | 21 July 2014

Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between 2010 and 2011.

ABB Wins $35 Million HVDC Upgrade Order In Canada

SOURCE: ABB | 18 July 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $35 million from Hydro-Québec to upgrade the 350 megawatt (MW) Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link, that connects the grids of New Brunswick and Hydro Québec in southeast Canada. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2014.

CB&I Announces Contract Orders For Nuclear Power Plant Modifications And Upgrades

SOURCE: CB&I | 17 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded contract orders by Entergy Operations, Inc. valued in excess of $100 million for project and construction management services related to the implementation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) ordered modifications and upgrades at multiple nuclear energy facilities throughout the U.S.

CB&I And China National Nuclear Corporation To Collaborate On Nuclear Power Plant Development

SOURCE: CB&I | 16 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to facilitate enhanced cooperation and collaboration between CNNC and CB&I in the development of nuclear power plants.

Alstom Awarded Contract To Deliver Six Large Power Transformers To Amprion

SOURCE: Alstom | 16 July 2014

Alstom has been commissioned a contract by transmission grid operator Amprion GmbH to deliver six large power transformers. The transformers, with a rated power of 350 MVA / 400 kV and 600 MVA / 400 kV, will be manufactured in Alstom’s Mönchengladbach plant, and delivered by late 2015. The project will modernise the substations in Niederstedem, Urberach, Pfungstadt and Walsum in Germany.