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Amec Foster Wheeler CFBs Selected For RWE Power Plant, Germany

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 30 June 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been selected by RWE Power AG to carry out the first stage of the design, supply, erect and commission two 550-megawatt (MWe) ultra-supercritical circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generators. They will replace the existing four 300-MWe pulverized-coal units at the same RWE power plant site in Niederraussem near Cologne, Germany.

NRG Renew To Develop 20MW Solar Energy Facility For Cisco

SOURCE: NRG | 23 June 2015

Today, NRG Renew LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), the country's largest independent power producer, announced plans to develop a 20 megawatt (MW) solar energy facility that will generate clean, reliable solar power for delivery to Cisco's San Jose headquarters.

Jacobs Providing Technical AdviceTo Support UK Government’s CCS Commercialization Program

SOURCE: Jacobs | 23 June 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that, after a competitive process, its Consultancy business was awarded a contract by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), a department of the United Kingdom Government, to provide technical advisory services to DECC’s Office of Carbon Capture & Storage (OCCS).

First Solar Modules To Power Landmark 200MW Solar Photovoltaic Project In Dubai

SOURCE: First Solar | 23 June 2015

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to supply its high performance photovoltaic (PV) modules to power the 200 megawatt (MW)AC second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

World’s 2nd Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gwynt y Môr Officially Inaugurated

SOURCE: RWE | 18 June 2015

Today the Gwynt y Môr wind farm, located eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay, will be officially inaugurated by Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales. With an installed capacity of 576 megawatts, Gwynt y Môr is the world’s 2nd largest offshore wind farm.

First Solar Achieves World Record 18.6 % Thin Film Module Conversion Efficiency

SOURCE: First Solar | 15 June 2015

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has set yet another world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) module conversion efficiency, achieving 18.6 percent aperture efficiency for an advanced full size module. For the first time ever, First Solar has demonstrated a record module that is more efficient than the best multi-crystalline module recorded.

Atkins Helps TEPCO Assure Safe Condition Of Fukushima Daiichi Plant

SOURCE: Atkins | 09 June 2015

Atkins has been awarded a contract by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to undertake fire hazard analysis services at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan.

Pöyry Awarded Owner's Engineer Services Assignment For Coal-Fired Power Plant Project, Indonesia

SOURCE: Pöyry | 03 June 2015

PT Tanjung Power Indonesia (TPI) has awarded Pöyry with the Owner's Engineer services assignment for Kalsel-1 2 x 100 MW Coal Fired Power Plant Project in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Shareholders of TPI are PT Adaro Power and Korea East-West Power Co.,Ltd.

Wood Group Appointed As DECC Technical Advisor For Carbon Capture And Storage

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 27 May 2015

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will provide technical advisory services for carbon capture and storage (CCS) policies, as well as potential projects across the UK, as part of a framework agreement with the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC).

UN Sustainable Energy For All announces Global Bioenergy Initiative

SOURCE: Novozymes | 20 May 2015

As part of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum taking place at United Nations Headquarters this week, a new multi-stakeholder coalition, co-chaired by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), announced its intention to speed up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy