Power and Energy News
Solvay Launches Production Of Torrefied Biomass, A New Solution That Contributes To Energy Transition
Solvay has launched the production of torrefied biomass at an industrial scale in the United States, creating a new business that aims to provide an innovative and renewable energy solution. This business will be run by the recently created Solvay Biomass Energy joint venture between Solvay and U.S. company New Biomass Energy (NBE).
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute (SMDERI) for the design and supply of two grate boilers for Fatima Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Fatima Group. The new 120 MWe co-generation power plant will be located at the Fatima sugar mill in Savawan, Pakistan.
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar LLC, and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), started construction on Dandan, Guam's first solar power plant.
After clearing the last major hurdle, wind turbine manufacturer Nordex and its partner the H2air Group are now able to commence their largest wind farm project in France to date. The two parties have been able to secure the finance for the 75-MW "Seine Rive Gauche Nord" (SRN) wind farm via KGAL Investment Management.
Industrial-scale solar energy and hydrogen technologies are important elements of a sustainable energy supply. Demand for efficient battery cells and battery systems as energy storage devices is growing.
Shell has signed an agreement with the UK Government to progress the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project to the next phase of design.
MHI Receives Order For Pressurizer Nozzle Spool Piece Replacement On Ringhals Unit-3 At Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant In Sweden
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for pressurizer nozzle spool piece replacement work on the Ringhals 3 reactor at the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden. Pressurizer is a core component of pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plants, and the replacement work will enhance operating reliability through the use of more corrosion-resistant alloys in critical weld joints.
ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has won an order worth around $20 million from Aarsleff – Seth JV to supply engineered equipment packages for two new substations that will extend the transmission network in Mozambique.
RWE Innogy’s wind farm Düshorner Heide in Walsrode, Lower Saxony, is nearing completion. This week, the first of a total of 13 wind turbines fed electricity into the grid. Every week, another plant is to follow so that it will be possible to commission the entire wind farm in the second quarter of 2014.
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Harbin Electric International Co. Ltd. (HEI) for the design and supply of two circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) boiler islands and flue gas scrubbers for HIDRO-GEN Energy Import, Export, Distribution and Trading Inc.