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Ansaldo win €240 Million Egypt deal

Ansaldo Energia, 44.8% owned by Fondo Strategico Italiano, has been awarded three major contracts in Egypt worth over EUR 240 million. The first two, Al Shabab and West Damietta, cover the conversion to combined cycles of two power plants owned by Egyptian Electricity Holding Co., the Egyptian Government Electricity Authority, which manages over 90% of the country’s power generation capacity. They entail th ...

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Waterworks to implement solar

The Choa Chu Kang Waterworks (CCKWW) is the first water treatment plant here to tap on solar power for its energy needs. A total of 3,333 pieces of solar panels were installed at Choa Chu Kang Waterworks, and these can harness enough energy to meet about 7 per cent of the plant's daily energy needs for areas such as lighting and air conditioning, it was revealed during a media briefing on Thursday (Jun 25). ...

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Korea pushes Jeju for smart tourism

President Park Geun-hye on Friday pledged to transform Jeju into one of the world's best islands in terms of smart-tourism and energy self-sufficiency, during her visit to a new innovation center there. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning joined forces with Daum Kakao Corp., the operator of the country's most popular messaging app, KakaoTalk, and the Internet portal Daum, to open the 1,924-squa ...

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Fuel cells can alleviate power demand

As utilities operators look to a future with greater power generation coming from renewable resources, they face a challenge described in what’s known as the “duck curve,” a graph showing how electricity supply and demand change sharply throughout a one-day period. The graph was created by California Independent System Operator, which runs power markets and long-distance transmission lines for most of the s ...

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Hydropower is clean, green energy

DEHRADUN: Big dams are not the reason for degradation of the environment in Uttarakhand and micro level hydro projects will help the state meet its demand without going against the SC order — this was the conclusion at the Uttarakhand Power Conclave 2015. The power conclave discussed state government's mission of expanding power generation capacity, transmission and distribution network besides providing 24 ...

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China wind deal with Mongolia

Two units of Chinese firm Sinohydro Corp Ltd were chosen to develop 300 MW of combined wind and photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Inner Mongolia autonomous region under a deal with a local government. Sinohydro Renewable Energy Co Ltd and Sinohydro Engineering Bureau No 4 inked an investment and development cooperation agreement with the government of Plain and Bordered White Banner on June 25 to build the powe ...

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Philippines Angat rehabilitation begins

After three years of delay, the company that bought the Angat power plant in Bulacan said it would finally start the rehabilitation of its 47-year-old hydroelectric dam this month. Rodolfo German, deputy manager of the Angat Hydro Electric Power Plant (Ahepp), a facility now owned by Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-Water) and San Miguel Corp. (SMC), informed members of the Bulacan provincial board on Wednesd ...

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EIB Loan for Tajikistan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) said Thursday it has provided Tajikistan with EUR 70 million (USD 78.6m) to build an interconnection with Kyrgyzstan and at the same time to strengthen its own power transmission network. The move is aimed at making these electricity systems more reliable, so that a regional renewable electricity trade in Central Asia could be developed, EIB explained. Under the Central As ...

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tenKsolar in 1.69mw deal for China

tenKsolar (tenK), a Minneapolis based manufacturer of high energy density, low voltage PV systems today announced that they have shipped 1.69 megawatts of tenKsolar DUO for SafeGreen Energy projects in Shanghai. The solar rooftop projects are designed and constructed by SafeGreen. SafeGreen chose to install the tenKsolar DUO system because of its outstanding performance in energy density and low weight. ten ...

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Goldwind to build wind in Africa

Chinese wind turbine maker Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (HKG:2208) said Friday it has been contracted to equip and construct the 32.5-MW Excelsior wind park in South Africa, booking its second deal in the country for 2015. The project was awarded to the company in the fourth bid round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy IPP Procurement (REIPPP) programme, while the contract was signed with dome ...

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