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Wärtsilä delivers 40 MW engineered equipment for MCM Power to meet Myanmar’s increasing energy demand

November 26, 2019 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded a 40 MW extended engineered equipment supply contract for a power plant in Shwe Taung, southern central part of Myanmar. The baseload power plant will feed the national grid and will help to alleviate the country’s…

Wärtsilä and EGE Haina sign natural gas power plant commissioning project & long-term service agreement in the Dominican Republic

November 25, 2019 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä and Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina), one of the largest power generation companies in the Dominican…

South Australia’s Big Battery to Become 50 Percent Bigger

November 20, 2019 - in Energy, News

Renewable energy company Neoen is expanding its 100MW/129MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve in South Australia, strengthening its position as the largest utility…

Tech’s New Frontier? Oil and Gas

November 20, 2019 - in Energy, News, Oil & Gas

READ THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FOR "THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF OIL AND GAS" BOSTON - According to a new report from Lux Research, the oil companies of the future may resemble the tech companies of today. Moreover, if these companies fail to adapt to the changing…

Orsted’s commissioning of Formosa I marks a milestone for Taiwan’s entry into offshore league, says GlobalData

November 20, 2019 - in Energy, News

Danish power company Orsted has officially inaugurated Taiwan’s first commercial offshore windfarm, Formosa 1. The 128 megawatt (MW) plant is a joint venture (JV) project of Orsted (35%), JERA (32.5%), Macquarie Capital (25%) and Swancor (7.5%). It is the…

British Columbia Tops Provinces in Canada’s First-Ever Energy Efficiency Scorecard

November 20, 2019 - in Energy, News

British Columbia earns top marks in the first-ever Canadian Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecard, developed by the nonprofit Efficiency Canada to track and rank provinces on their efficiency policies and highlight opportunities for improvement. ACEEE congratulates…

Southwest Gas Partners with the City of Phoenix to Reduce Carbon Emissions

November 19, 2019 - in Energy, News

PHOENIX – Southwest Gas is partnering with the city of Phoenix Public Works Department to reduce emissions by providing natural gas that is converted into compressed natural gas (CNG) to fuel trucks in their new refuse fleet. The program is part of a $1…

Oil and gas projects led by Chinese contractors in the Middle East region stand at US$75.3bn, says GlobalData

November 15, 2019 - in Energy, News, Oil & Gas

The total value of oil and gas projects awarded to Chinese contractors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, from stage of announcement to execution, stands at US$75.3bn, of which US$68.1bn relates to projects in execution, according to GlobalData,…

China houses five of top ten mega capacity coal power plants globally, says GlobalData

November 14, 2019 - in Energy, News

While renewable energy is improving its share in the global power generation mix at a faster pace, coal still accounts for the majority of the world’s electricity. Against this backdrop, five of the top ten coal-fired power plants in the world by active…

Innovation project to reduce cost of floating solar plants

November 14, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Large-scale floating photovoltaics plants can be one of the solutions for a sustainable energy supply. The EU has now approved a project that will optimize the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean environment as well.…