International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Toyo Engineering Corporation, Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with a flue gas cleaning system. The boiler will be part of a new biomass power plant to be…
In addition to the retrofitting of the Transformer, the scope also provided for the study, supply and installation of 12 high voltage insulators for connection in SF6, in other 04 machines Restoring large equipment, with very unique characteristics, originally from…
Hydro technology contracts activity in Q3 2020 saw 53 contracts announced, marking a drop of 4% over the last four-quarter average of 55, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database. Looking at global power contracts activity divided by the type…
Vattenfall has offered the State of Berlin all shares in Stromnetz Berlin GmbH for sale. This will end years of dispute over the electricity concession and pave the way to continued development of the electricity grid - for the benefit…
Middle East and Africa power industry contracts activity in Q3 2020 saw 84 contracts announced, marking a drop of 3% over the last four-quarter average of 87, according to GlobalData’s power database. Middle East and Africa power industry contracts in…
International technology group ANDRITZ has been selected by Hydro-Québec as the exclusive partner to re-equip potentially up to all fourteen 54-MW turbine generator units at the Carillon generating station located on the Ottawa River, Canada. Hydro-Québec has awarded the supply…
MV motors from ABB are being used in the world's largest district-wide natural heat-pump system.Based on technology from Star Refrigeration of Glasgow, the system will provide over 13MW of heat for Drammen, near Oslo, via a network of underground pipes.The…
Thursday, 13 June 2013 16:21

Redhall buoyed by record order books

Engineering services provider Redhall Group plc has posted some positive figures for the six months to 31 March – not least a record order book of £152 million, about 50% higher than in the first-half of 2012.As chairman David Jackson…
Atkins has recently been selected by Energos to help deliver an advanced conversion facility as part of Viridor and Glasgow City Council's £146 million Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC).The GRREC will divert Glasgow’s domestic residual waste from landfill…
Monday, 03 June 2013 14:14

Sizewell A now 50% defuelled

Progress towards decommissioning Sizewell A nuclear power station has passed a significant milestone, with more than half of the 52,945 fuel elements now removed from Sizewell A’s twin reactors.Defuelling is due to be completed at the site in September 2014.“Removing…
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that its VELA alliance with AMEC was awarded a contract by Magnox Ltd to provide project management resources in support of Magnox’s decommissioning program in the UK.The Project Management Resource Partnership agreement is an…
Monday, 20 May 2013 15:44

Green light for Viridor EfW project

The London Borough of Sutton Development Control Committee has decided to grant Viridor planning permission for the construction of its proposed Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Beddington, Viridor announced 16 MayThe move follows a 15 May announcement from the Environment…
Finland's largest pellet-fired heating plant, which was supplied by Metso to Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy, Tampere, is employing a technology that is said to be the first of its kind in the country. The plant has been producing energy in Tampere…
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:08

NNL to help clean up Fukushima

Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd (HGNE) is to use of the UK's National Nuclear Laboratory's RadBall technology to help in the cleanup programme at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi site in Japan. RadBall has been selected for potential use in mapping the radiation…
Friday, 10 May 2013 18:20

SSE restructures power portfolio

SSE has decided to change the operating regime of a number of generation plants, the net effect of which is to reduce SSE’s thermal generation capacity in Great Britain by around 2,000MW over the next year. Ferrybridge, Yorkshire (coal-fired) Unit…
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