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Alstom’s Tidal Turbines Have Generated Over 1GWh To The Scottish Grid

SOURCE: Alstom | 25 November 2014

As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid.

Hatch Helps Oldman II Wind Farm Achieve Commercial Operation

SOURCE: Hatch | 25 November 2014

Hatch was retained by Mainstream Power to provide Owner’s Engineer services, and subsequently retained by Bayern LB to provide Lender’s Engineer services, at the Oldman II wind farm near Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada.

Pöyry Awarded EPC Open Book Assignment For The PEDC Coal Handling System, Philippines

SOURCE: Pöyry | 25 November 2014

Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), a subsidiary of Global Business Power Corporation, has awarded Pöyry with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), on an Open Book basis, of the Coal Handling System for the 150 MW PEDC power plant extension project.

Dominion Acquires Solar Facility In California

SOURCE: Dominion | 24 November 2014

Dominion (NYSE: D) earlier this month acquired West Antelope Solar Park, a 20-megawatt solar energy facility, from Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ). West Antelope Solar Park, located near Lancaster, Calif., in Los Angeles County, has commenced operations. A 20-year power purchase agreement is also in place.

Amec Foster Wheeler - US Heat Recovery Steam Generator Contract Win

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 24 November 2014

Amec Foster Wheeler today announces that BHI Co., Ltd., a licensee of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract by a prominent US power producer to design and supply two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) in the United States. The HRSGs will be part of a large power plant expansion in the Northeast region of the US.

Atkins And Nuclear AMRC Sign Collaborative Agreement

SOURCE: Atkins | 24 November 2014

The Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Atkins have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on nuclear industry research and development and on support and training for the UK's civil nuclear supply chain.

E.ON Announces Final 116 Turbine Design For Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: E.ON | 24 November 2014

E.ON has today (MONDAY) announced the final design for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project, after receiving consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in July this year.

Green Light For Nuclear Waste Reduction Project

SOURCE: Costain | 24 November 2014

Costain has secured Government funding for a £1 million project that aims to dramatically reduce the amount of nuclear waste needing to be stored.

Chernobyl Sarcophagus Confinement Structure Jacking Operation Successfully Completed In Ukraine

SOURCE: Vinci | 20 November 2014

The NOVARKA (50% VINCI Construction Grands Projets, lead contractor, and 50% Bouygues Travaux Publics, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction) teams successfully jacked into place the sarcophagus confinement structure at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Siemens Receives First Order From Japan For Two H-Class Gas Turbines

SOURCE: Siemens | 20 November 2014

Siemens has received its first order from Japan for delivery of two H-Class gas turbines. The two SGT5-8000H gas turbines will form the core of the combined cycle power plant of Kobe Steel, Ltd. (KOBELCO) in Moka City, Tochigi Prefecture in Japan. Customer is Fuji Electric Co, Ltd., Japan, who will be erecting the plant on a turnkey basis for the end customer KOBELCO at its site.