Tag: power generation

Tajikistan: hydropower plants

A contract for the construction of a series of Sangtudin hydropower plants has been signed by representatives of Tajikistan, Russia, and Iran.

Fuel cell material contract

ATI Allegheny Ludlum has been awarded a subcontract from the University of Pittsburgh to develop specialty metallic materials for use in fuel cells intended for power generation.

Vietnam hydropower plant

A hydropower development on the Da River is among five major projects planned by Vietnam during 2005.

Finland: Areva modernisation

A consortium led by AREVA has signed a contract with Fortum Heat and Power Oy for the modernisation of instrumentation & control (I&C) systems in the Loviisa nuclear power plant in Finland.

New nickel alloy

Eutectic UK has developed and patented a new spray-and-fused powder alloy for one of the toughest corrosion and wear applications available.

South Africa: new reactor

South African’s Koeberg Power Station has announced plans to build the country’s first Pebble Bed Modular Reactor in a smaller facility.

EDF approves EPR pilot unit

Foratom (Brussels, Belgium) has announced that Electricité de France (EDF) has given the go-ahead for the construction of a demonstration EPR unit at Flamanville (Manche).

China: coal-to-liquid venture

Royal Dutch/Shell is studying the possibility of investing in coal-to-liquid (CTL) projects in China through a technology agreement with the country’s largest coal producer, Shenhua Group.

Hi-Tec Spray teams up with solar energy company

Hi-Tec Spray Ltd, a UK coating specialist, has been chosen to design, build and install equipment for a manufacturer of solar power generation systems.

JSL ferro-chrome unit

JINDAL Stainless Ltd (JSL) completed the foundation work for its ferro-chrome furnace at Duburi in Orissa in October