Power and Energy News
Pöyry Awarded Assignment By Austrian Power Grid AG For The Reconstruction Of A Transmission System Substation In Austria
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 has received three contracts for the installation of its N117/2400 and the N117/3000 turbines in Turkey, totalling 64.2 MW.
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).
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 (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 (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 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.
AREVA has been awarded a contract by SVAFO, a company owned by four Swedish nuclear plant operators*, to dismantle the R2-0 and R2 research reactors located near Nyköping, Sweden. With a capacity of 1 and 50 megawatts respectively, these two reactors ended operations in 2005 following approximately 45 years of service. This is the first dismantling project to take place in Sweden since the 1980s.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it completed a study investigating the potential use of Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credits (RBEC) in the province of Riau in Indonesia.
Alstom And NASL To Renovate And Modernise Electrostatic Precipitators For NTPC’s Talcher Super Thermal Power Plant In India
Alstom and NASL have been awarded a contract worth approximately €13 million (INR 1,074 million) by NTPC for the renovation and modernisation of electrostatic precipitators (ESP) at four units of the 4 x 500 MW Talcher Super Thermal Power Plant in Odisha. The upgrade will reduce particulate emissions from the plant below 50 mg/Nm3. The project is scheduled to be commissioned in 2018.