Indo Tambangraya Is Still Looking for Partner in $100m Power Joint Venture

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
Indo Tambangraya Megah, a listed coal miner, is still looking for a joint-venture partner to develop a $100 million coal-fired power plant with capacity of 100 megawatts.

ERCOT report re-ignites war of words over coal-fired plants

Fossil & Biomass | Dec 17 - Austin American-Statesman (TX)
The war of words over the future of Texas coal plants continues as the power industry braces for the prospect of tougher federal environmental regulations.

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award

Business & Corporate | Dec 17 - PR Newswire
Sempra U.S. Gas & Power received the Industry Leadership – Electricity Generation award at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards this month in New York.

Nuclear power plant in Akkuyu to save Turkey 10% of funds spent on energy carriers

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
Akkuyu nuclear power plant Director Fuad Akhundov said that the facility built in the Mersin Province will save the country 10% of funds spent on energy carriers, RIA Novosti reports.

Calpine Corporation Selects GE Highly Efficient, Flexible Gas Turbines to Power York 2 Energy Center in Pennsylvania

Fossil & Biomass | Dec 17 - YellowBrix
GE's Two 7F.05 Gas Turbines and DLN 2.6+ Technology to Provide Enhanced Reliability to the PJM Interconnection Region, Including 13 States and Washington, D.C.

Australia,France : Alstom to upgrade Western Australia s largest gas-fired power station

International | Dec 17 - TendersInfo (India)
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 20 million (A$30 million) by NewGen Power Kwinana Pty Ltd to upgrade the 320MW combined-cycle Kwinana power station, south of Perth in Western Australia.

Kenya : Vestas receives order for largest wind power plant in Africa

International | Dec 17 - TendersInfo (India)
Vestas has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya.

New solar plant linked up to South Africas struggling power grid

International | Dec 17 - Pan African News Agency
A consortium led by a unit of Spains Acciona and South Africas Aveng has plugged 94 megawatts of renewable electricity capacity into South Africas power grid, the companies said on Friday, providing some relief to the ailing system.

Prairie Island reactor shut down to replace pump seal

Nuclear | Dec 17 - Syrian Arab News Agency
Operators safely shut down Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant Unit 1 at 1:35 p.m. CDT on Wednesday to replace a reactor coolant pump seal.

Finland,Hungary : Metso to deliver automation technology for Hamburger Hungaria Power's new power plant in Hungary

International | Dec 17 - TendersInfo (India)
Hamburger Hungaria Power Ltd, a subsidiary of the leading European containerboard manufacturer Prinzhorn Group, has ordered automation technology from Metso for its new power plant in Dunaujvaros, Hungary.

Enel Green Power secures $100m loan for Brazilian wind power projects

International | Dec 17 - Cihan News Agency (Turkey)
Italian renewable energy firm Enel Green Power has secured a $100m loan from Itaú Unibanco to support the construction of more than 260MW of wind power projects in Brazil.

Salem power plant wins market deferral

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Dec 17 - Forexpros
Federal regulators have granted a request by the developer of a power plant in Salem, Massachusetts, to defer its commitment to provide power to the New England market.

South Africa to announce 1,000 MW of renewable energy contracts

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
South Africa will announce a series of renewable energy projects on Monday that will add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of power into the countrys constrained electricity grid, sources close to the deals told Reuters.

First 20 MW of solar PV projects to be developed in Uganda

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
The Uganda Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) in cooperation with GET FiT on December 10th, 2014 announced the conclusion of the process for the selection of the first 20 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the nation.

Russias RDIF, Indias IDFC partnering for US$1 billion hydroelectric power investment deal

International | Dec 17 - Forexpros
The Russian Direct Investment Fund will partner with Indias Infrastructure Development Finance Company in a US$1 billion hydroelectric project investment package.

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