Gazprom Neft has begun construction of a 96MW projected-capacity gas turbine power plant (GTPP), capable of being scaled up to a total capacity of 144MW, at the Novoportovskoye field, set to become one of the largest in the Yamal Peninsula. First-phase commissioning of an initial 48MW capacity will be launched at the end of 2016.
Northland Power Inc., Toronto ("Northland") and RWE Innogy GmbH, Essen (“RWE”), today announced that the €1.2 billion Nordsee One project has reached financial close, with all of the equity contributed to the project and all debt required for the project now fully committed by the project lenders.
Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, and DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, have signed a contract for engineering design services for three offshore substations at DONG Energy’s proposed Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has successfully completed the trial of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data in the Netherlands. The floating measuring platform demonstrably fulfilled the requirements with regard to availability and accuracy.
Nordex SE expands its business in South America and reinforces its business relations with the Uruguayan state power company UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas), which has placed a contract for the installation of the "Pampa" wind farm. UTE's project comprises 59 N117/2400 wind turbines, which Nordex will be installing on a turnkey basis.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Toho Gas Co., Ltd. have jointly developed a new 450-kilowatt (kW) gas cogeneration system. The new product will be launched into the Japanese market by both companies on April 1.
VINCI Energies has finalised the acquisition in Brazil of the Orteng Engenharia e Sistemas S.A. company headquartered in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Founded in 1977, Orteng designs, builds and maintains electrical equipment, PLCs and turnkey solutions, primarily for the energy, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors.
Siemens and the Egyptian government have reached firm agreements today to build a 4.4 GW combined-cycle power plant and install wind power capacity of 2 GW. Siemens will build a factory in Egypt to manufacture rotor blades for wind turbines, creating up to 1,000 jobs and therefore nearly trebling Siemens' footprint in the country.
Toyo Engineering Corporation has awarded Pöyry with engineering services assignments for nine 120 MW and three 130 MW gas fired combined cycle power plant projects in Thailand. The owner of the projects is Gulf MP Company Ltd., who has selected Toyo Engineering Corporation Group as EPC contractor.
Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) and Marin Clean Energy (MCE) today announced a new three-year agreement under which Calpine will deliver electric energy from Calpine’s Delta Energy Center and other of its Northern California facilities through 2017. These facilities are part of Calpine’s next generation of reduced-emission power plants fueled by natural gas.