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Gas engine achieves highest efficiency in its class
Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ new KG-18-T gas engine, fitted with PBST’s two-stage-turbocharging ‘Ecocharge’ system, has achieved a world record power generation efficiency burning...
EIB is backing CCGT in Greece
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged €125 million of financial support for the construction of an 826 MW gas fired power plant in Greece. Developer Mytilineos is building...
TAQA closes on 2.4 GW plant financing
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has reached financial close on the 2.4 GW Fujairah F3 independent power plant. F3 will be the largest gas-fired independent power plant in...
Irsching 4 and 5 gas power plants restarted
Uniper, N-ERGIE, Mainova and ENTEGA, the owners of the Irsching 5 gas power plant near Ingolstadt, have today decided to return the plant to the market on October 1, 2020. This...
Court rejects appeal over Drax plans
Britain’s High Court has ruled that planning permission granted to a large-scale gas-fired power plant and energy storage facility in northern England is legal.
EPH to build new gas capacity at Kilroot
Czech-based power company Energeticky a Prumyslovy Holding (EPH) has confirmed its plans to build new gas-fired power generating capacity at the Kilroot power plant in Northern...
Wärtsilä and Uniper plan Bremen CHP
Wärtsilä and Uniper have been contracted to deliver a 105 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine plant to the city of Bremen in Germany.
MHPS syncs T-Point 2 to the grid
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has begun the commissioning phase of T-Point 2, its new combined cycle power plant validation facility at Takasago Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
GE to supply HA combined cycle units to Dolna Odra
GE is to supply two high-efficiency and low emission power units for the Dolna Odra power plant in Poland.
First fire achieved for first SGT6-9000HL
Siemens Energy has achieved a major milestone for its HL class engine by achieving first fire of the first installation.
Iren signs €180 m Turbigo CCGT extension contract
Iren S.p.A. has signed an EPC contract with Ansaldo Energia for a 430 MW extension of the Turbigo gas fired combined cycle power plant.
Alberta green-lights 900 MW at Cascade
Authorities in Canada’s Alberta province have given the go-ahead for the construction of a new 900 MW combined cycle power project.
FATA starts Zagreb CCGT build
Italy’s FATA has started the construction of a new gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Zagreb, Croatia.
Edison to build 760 MW CCGT plant in Italy
Edison is to build a natural gas fired combined cycle power plant in Presenzano, in Caserta province, Italy.
HL-class power island for South Korea
Siemens has contracted to set up an HL-class power island for a new CCGT power plant in South Korea. The two units will be the first HL-class units to be supplied to a customer in Asia.
Mitsui invests in Thai gas plant
Mitsui & Co. is to go ahead with investment in a gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Thailand.
AES signs Son My 2 MOU
US energy firm AES has signed an agreement with the Vietnamese government to build the $1.7 billion Son My 2 gas-fired power plant.
Irsching 4 and 5 to be decommissioned – again
The owners of the Irsching 4 and 5 gas-fired power plants have notified the Federal Network Agency and the TSO TenneT for the fourth time of the provisional closure of the units.
Drax gas plans permitted
The UK government has approved plans by Drax to convert two of its coal-fired power generating units in England to gas firing.