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, 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.
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.
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 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 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 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, 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.
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.
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.