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Testing time for FlameSheet™
02 November, 2017
James Varley reports from DLR (German Aerospace Centre), Cologne, where PSM’s FlameSheet™ combustor technology recently completed a test campaign at full scale on a high pressure rig.

A new force in fluidised bed
02 November, 2017
A new company in the fluidised bed field, Sumitomo SHI FW, has been created from the acquisition by Sumitomo of Amec FW’s fluidised bed interests. MPS interviewed Tomas Jeanty, CEO of the new company.

Putting large turbines on firmer foundations
02 November, 2017
One of the most effective ways to reduce offshore wind costs is the development of foundations that are easier to install, and a number of innovative foundation concepts, both floating and sea-bottom-mounted are under development around the world.

Taiwan pushes smart grid reliability
02 November, 2017
With an increasingly strained transmission grid affecting reliability, silicon chip manufacturing powerhouse Taiwan is looking to use smart grid technology, storage and renewables to improve its energy outlook. David Appleyard

Can gas challenge coal in Asia?
02 November, 2017
Asia’s electricity consumption increased by 4.5% year-on-year in 2016, with natural gas consumption increasing by 3.6%, and with average forecast annual economic growth of around 6% over the next five years, and given the strong correlation between economic and consumption growth, we should expect these consumption growth rates to continue. The question facing Asia is how will this demand growth be met while also meeting medium term climate objectives as set out in the Nationally Determined Commitments submitted as part of the Paris Agreement. By Jeremy Wilcox

MAN D&T helps to stabilise Taiwanese island grid
02 November, 2017
Two new MAN engines will add 24.5 MW to Kinmen Island’s generation capacity.

Siemens awarded expanded service agreement in Iraq...
02 November, 2017
Siemens has expanded an existing service agreement with KAR Group in Iraq to provide comprehensive O&M for two newly added SSC5-2000E power plants at the Khormala plant in the Kurdistan region.

Siemens to supply power train for Sabiya CCGT extension, Kuwait
02 November, 2017
Siemens has won an order to supply the key power generation equipment for the Sabiya Extension 3 combined cycle power plant in Kuwait. The contract was awarded by the plant owner, the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), to Alghanim International for execution of engineering, procurement and construction.

PV megaproject for Iran
02 November, 2017
Quercus – an investor specialising in utility-scale renewable energy projects – has announced the launch of a 600 MW photovoltaic plant project in Iran, one of the world’s largest PV projects to date.

MHPS to upgrade Cairo North combined cycle plant
02 November, 2017
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has signed a contract with Cairo Electricity Production Company (CEPC), a subsidiary of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), for the upgrade of CairoNorth combined cycle power station Module I. The natural-gas-fired combined cycle plant has a rated output of 750 MW and uses two MHI M701F gas turbines plus Hitachi steam turbines.

ACWA Power and GE successful in Egyptian PV FiT programme
02 November, 2017
ACWA Power reports the signing of power purchase agreements with the government of Egypt for three PV power plants at the Benban site, Aswan, upper Egypt, under Round 2 of the country’s feed-in-tariff (FiT) programme.

MTU renews LM6000 contract with Sahacogen
02 November, 2017
MTU Maintenance, which describes itself as “the world’s largest independent provider of maintenance services for LM series industrial gas turbines”, has extended its exclusive contract with Sahacogen (Chonburi) Public Company Limited for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the three LM6000PC gas turbines in its combined cycle plant.

Fast power for Argentina and Myanmar
02 November, 2017
GE, through its energy investing unit GE Energy Financial Services, and YPF Energía Eléctrica, a wholly owned subsidiary of YPF S.A., have secured an approximate $220 million project financing for two jointly owned power projects in Argentina, the 267 MW Tucumán and 107 MW Loma Campana II plants. Citi, Credit Suisse and Export Development Canada (EDC) jointly led the financing, which represent the first power plant project financing in Argentina in almost 20 years, GE notes.

Ansaldo Energia continues expansion in SE Asia with long term service agreement award
02 November, 2017
Glow Energy Public Company Ltd has recently awarded a long term service agreement (LTSA) to Ansaldo Energia for its Glow Energy Phase 5 power plant, located in Map Ta Phut Industrial Park, 200 km southeast of Bangkok, designed to generate 328 MW of electricity plus upwards of 160 tons/h of steam for local industry. Glow Energy, one of the major private electricity generators in Thailand, and majority owned by Engie, operates independent power producer and cogeneration facilities, most of which are also classified as “small power producers”.

New CCGT in Bhola, Bangladesh, will be GE 6F.03 fleet leader
02 November, 2017
GE has been selected by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SP Group) to supply the power generation equipment for a planned 220 MW combined cycle power plant in the Bhola district of Bangladesh. This will be GE’s second power plant in Bhola of the same capacity, with the first being commissioned in 2015.

Milestones for the HA
02 November, 2017
GE has recently announced several new milestones for its HA gas turbine:

GE helps increase output and improve flexibility at Chiba
02 November, 2017
In Japan, the recent deregulation of the electric power industry is causing a shift in the energy landscape,” says Satoshi Ogino, of independent power producer JFE (manager, Energy Technology Section, Energy Department, East Japan Works, Chiba). The industry competition is intense, with a lower barrier of entry for new power generation players. To sustain competitiveness, existing power generation operators with long standing histories, like JFE, are constantly looking at adopting modernised power plant solutions and services, ensuring energy security and optimised plant operation.

MHPS launches SOFC/microturbine hybrid
02 November, 2017
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd (MHPS) has launched a new pressurised hybrid power generation system that integrates solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stacks with micro gas turbines (MGT).

SNC-Lavalin teams with Holtec on SMR-160
02 November, 2017
SNC-Lavalin and Holtec International have signed a teaming agreement to assist in the development of Holtec’s small modular reactor, SMR-160. Under the terms of the agreement SNC-Lavalin (which describes itself as “steward” of Candu nuclear technology) will provide Holtec with a range of nuclear engineering services including supporting the licensing of the SMR-160 reactor.

CNL receives big response to small reactor request
02 November, 2017
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) says that over 70 organisations have submitted responses to its Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) in small modular reactors (SMRs), “a strong gesture of support from a broad range of stakeholders representing key areas of a potential SMR industry.”

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