Power and Energy News
The AREVA-Siemens consortium has delivered to its client TVO an updated schedule for the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project under which construction will be completed in mid-2016, commissioning will start at this date and operations will start in 2018.
The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the Global Tech I wind farm with the last rotor star installation finalized today. The wind farm of roughly 41 square kilometres is located 100 kilometres off the coast in the German North Sea.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean, renewable energy in the southwestern U.S.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned the HVDC converter stations to the Rio Madeira High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link in Brazil and delivered the project to Abengoa.
AREVA has signed a series of contracts to provide nuclear fuel fabrication, outage services and used fuel management solutions to a major U.S. nuclear utility. These contracts represent an investment of more than $100 million by the utility to optimize the competitiveness of their power generation operation while meeting the ever-increasing safety requirements of the nuclear industry.
Alstom has been awarded €400 million (INR 32500 million) in contracts to build Phase II of the Champa–Kurukshetra Ultra-High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) link in Northern India, by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL).
Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a nominal 809 megawatt, combined-cycle power plant and related plant inventory from Exelon Corporation for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt, subject to working capital adjustments.
Alstom Grid has won three major High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) contracts with a total value of €800 million (approximately half of this amount was booked in Q1 of the current fiscal year, the other half will be booked in Q2).
IBERDROLA, through its UK subsidiary ScottishPower RenewablesOpen in new window., has received consent from The Scottish Government for 23 wind turbines at Dersalloch Hill in the South Ayrshire, with a nominal capacity of up to 69 megawatts (MW).
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola, for the design and supply of a heat recovery steam generator (HRSG). The unit will be installed at a cogeneration plant that Iberdrola is building at the Kimberly Clark de Mexico Ramos Arizpe Facility in Coahuila, Mexico.