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Tanzania inaugurates Kinyerezi II
Tanzania has formally inaugurated the Kinyerezi II combined cycle power plant near Dar es Salaam.
New world record for GE’s HA GT
GE’s 7HA gas turbine, has eens recognised as the world’s most efficient combined-cycle power plant, based on its achieving 63.08 % gross efficiency.
MHPS wins 5.3 GW Thailand order
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) is to supply turbines and equipment for two new gas-fired power plants in Thailand.
Pöyry selected for Thai power project
Thai firm Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) has selected Pöyry to carry out owner’s engineer services at a new cogeneration plant being developed in Rayong, Thailand.
SSE to build 2 GW CCGT plant at Ferrybridge
SSE has announced plans to build a 2GW gas fired power plant on the site of its decommissioned Ferrybridge C coal-fired power station.
Abraaj invests in Mexico gas plant
Abraaj Group has invested in a gas-fired power plant project in Mexico as part of a strategy to build a 500 MW portfolio in the country.
GE says 64%+ efficiency “now available”
GE has announced that its 9HA.02 turbine “is now available” at more than 64% net efficiency in combined cycle, achieving an output of 826 MW in 1x1 configuration.
Drax considers gas and storage options
Drax is considering options for repowering existing coal-fired generation with gas and the construction of up to 200 MW of energy storage capacity.
DTE plans new CCGT
DTE Energy is making plans for the construction of a 1.1 GW natural gas fired power plant in Michigan, USA.
Marubeni consortium wins Indonesia contract
A consortium of Marubeni, GE and PT Hutama Karya has been awarded a contract for the construction of a combined cycle power plant in Central Java.
RWE plans 2.5 GW CCGT in UK
RWE says it is preparing to start the planning process for the construction of a 2.5 GW combined cycle power plant in the UK.
Wärtsilä strikes “breakthrough” Iran deal
Wärtsilä has struck a deal to supply two decentralised gas-fired power plants to Iran.
Southern Power mulls gas plant options
Southern Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wärtsilä to develop two large-scale flexible gas-fired power plants in the USA.
AGL plans new power capacity
Australia’s AGL Energy is to start construction later this year on a 210 MW gas-fired power plant near Adelaide, it has announced.
Brussels approves state aid for new gas plant
The French government has been given permission by the European Commission to provide state aid for the construction of a gas-fired power plant.
Nova granted consent for new gas plant
Regulators in New Zealand have granted consent for the construction of a new gas-fired power plant south of the town of Hamilton.
Bhikki PP reaches completion in 18 months
The second GE 9HA gas turbine to be installed in Pakistan has achieved first fire and synchronisation at Bhikki power plant.
Ansaldo’s GT36 shows its paces in validation test
Ansaldo Energia’s GT36 H-Class gas turbine has successfully completed the first phase of its validation programme.
GE’s 9EMax GT upgrade achieves first fire
GE’s Power Services 9EMax upgrade has completed initial validation testing and is now commercially available.