Vale announces that it concluded the transaction with Cemig Geração e Transmissão S.A (Cemig GT) to create the joint venture Aliança Geração de Energia S/A (Aliança Geração). This transaction is related to the agreement signed with Cemig GT announced in December 19, 2013.
Siemens has received an order for upgrading the I&C system in units 5 and 6 in the Samcheonpo Thermal Power Station in South Korea. This marks the first time that Siemens is upgrading the I&C system for GE steam turbines.
Siemens has received an order for the supply of two steam turbine generator units for the Balkhash coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan. The EPC contractor is a Korean joint venture consisting of Samsung C&T and Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. The operator and end customer for the plant is the Balkhash Thermal Power Plant Joint Stock Company.
DONG Energy has appointed VolkerInfra to install the onshore underground cables and associated fibre optic cables for Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay.
Siemens is supplying two gas turbines and one steam turbine for the Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Holland, Michigan, USA. The plant will generate approximately 125 megawatt (MW) in summer and 145 MW in winter. The local municipal utility, Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW), is replacing a coal-fired plant with a new fuel efficient modern power plant.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $11 million from the Swedish utility Svenska kraftnät to design, manufacture, and supply a submarine cable system under the bay of Edsviken in northern Stockholm.
The Nordex Group has been awarded the first contract by STEAG New Energies GmbH for the installation of a wind farm in France. It will be supplying nine Generation Delta N117/3000 turbines for the "Onze Muids" project, which STEAG previously acquired from Lower Saxony-based wind farm developer Volkswind. The contract also includes the provision of premium service by Nordex France for 15 years.
Hatch was retained by Mosaic Potash Esterhazy to provide all-inclusive engineering services to produce a FEL3 estimate for the design of new boilers at its facility in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Siemens has secured another large wind power contract in South Africa with an order for 157 wind turbines for three projects in the South Africa province of Northern Cape. The 2.3 megawatt (MW) machines of the Siemens G2 platform will be installed at the wind power plants Khobab, Loeriesfontein 2 and Noupoort.
RWE Innogy and Statkraft have signed an agreement to jointly develop the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, off the east coast of England. The deal will see Statkraft take a 50% stake in the UK wind farm, which has an expected capacity of up to 900MW.