Tag: power generation

Brazil: Wärtsilä power plant order

Wärtsilä has been awarded an order worth approximately EUR 54 million to build an 83MW power plant in Brazil.

USA: clean coal

Cleco Corp.’s electric utility subsidiary, Cleco Power, has announced the construction of a new generating unit incorporating Clean-Coal Technology.

France chosen as site for fusion reactor

A six-party consortium has chosen France as the site for an experimental nuclear fusion reactor, a spokeswoman for the European Union has said.

Portugal: wave energy converter

The UK wave energy development firm Ocean Power Delivery (OPD) has announced the signing of an order with a Portuguese consortium to build the initial phase of the world’s first commercial wave-farm to generate renewable electricity from ocean waves.

Hungary: power plant extension

Babcock-Hitachi Europe (BHE) has received the order to extend the Matra lignite-fired power plant from Matra Kraftwerk AG, with head offices in Visonta, Hungary.

Canada: energy centre in Ontario

Calpine Corporation and Mitsui & Co. Ltd (Mitsui) have jointly entered into a contract with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to provide clean energy from a new 1005MW natural gas-fired power plant.

Welding demonstration

PCI Energy Services, LLC (PCI), from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA has successfully completed the welding demonstration phase of its recently awarded dry fuel storage canister welding contract with Dominion Nuclear Connecticut (DNC) for Millstone Power Station.

China Power 2005: date change

The date for the China Power 2005 conference & exhibition has been changed to 10-11 August 2005.

Finland: power boiler

Kvaerner Power, part of the Aker Kvaerner group, has been awarded a contract for a power boiler by UPM.

Spain: combined-cycle plant

Global 3 Energy is moving ahead with a proposal to build a gas-fired, combined-cycle plant at Congosto in Spain.