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Major types of power plants to generate energy
By EBR Staff Writer
With a surge in demand for electricity to power industries and households across the world, many new sources of power generation have emerged in the past few decades. While coal still continues to be a major source of electric generation, solar, wind and other renewable energy sources have emerged as major alternatives to produce power in recent years. With growing energy needs, environmental concerns and depleting fossil fuel based energy sources, scientists are looking for alternative sources of energy.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
ABB to supply transformers for 2.8GW Mica hydropower plant in Canada
By EBR Staff Writer
ABB has been awarded a contract by Canadian utility BC Hydro to supply critical power transformers with advanced safety features and smaller footprint for the 2,805MW Mica hydroelectric plant located in British Columbia.
Power Generation > Hydro > News
BP to return to solar industry with $200m stake in Lightsource
By EBR Staff Writer
Oil and gas major BP will acquire a stake of 43% in UK-based solar energy generator Lightsource Renewable Energy for $200m to mark its return to the solar industry.
Power Generation > Solar > News
BP upgrades US supercomputer facility to enhance exploration and research capabilities
By EBR Staff Writer
British oil major BP, in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Intel, has upgraded its Center for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) in Houston, US, to enhance its exploration and research capabilities.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News
Geopacific makes new gold discovery at Woodlark project in Papua New Guinea
Geopacific Resources has provided assay results showing new gold intersections from the Boscalo area of the Woodlark Gold Project (Woodlark) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
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Independent Oil And Gas secures Blythe licence extension
Independent Oil and Gas, a development and production focused company, announced that licence P1736 that contains the Blythe gas discovery has been extended by 12 months to 31 December 2018.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News
L&T commissions 225MW gas-fired power plant in Bangladesh
By EBR Staff Writer
India-based Larsen & Toubro has fully commissioned the 225MW Sikalbaha combined cycle power plant in Bangladesh which is owned by the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
RWE, EnBW to sell stakes in Hungarian power company Mátra
By EBR Staff Writer
A consortium of Czech firm Energetický a průmyslový (EPH) unit EP Power Europe (EPPE) and Status Power Invest has agreed to acquire 72.6% stake in the Hungarian electricity producer Mátrai Eromu (Mátra).
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire PGM metals producer Lonmin
By EBR Staff Writer
Precious metal mining group Sibanye-Stillwater has agreed to acquire Lonmin, a British producer of platinum group metals in an all-share offer worth about £285m to become a fully integrated platinum-group metals (PGM) metals producer in South Africa.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Statkraft sells stake in 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm for £558m
By EBR Staff Writer
Norwegian state-owned hydropower company Statkraft has agreed to sell its stake of 40% in the 316.8MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm in the UK to investment manager Equitix for a price of £558m.
Power Generation > Wind > News
Subsea 7 wins two contracts offshore Norway
Subsea 7 has bagged two contracts from alliance partner Aker BP in the Norwegian North Sea.
Oil & Gas > Drilling & Production > News
UK regulators approve Hitachi-GE’s Advanced Boiling Water Reactor design
By EBR Staff Writer
The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have approved the Hitachi-GE's new nuclear reactor design.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News
ACCC to oppose BP's acquisition of Woolworths’ service stations for $1.3bn
By EBR Staff Writer
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is planning to oppose BP’s proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ network of retail service station sites.
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ACP, MIRA and VER to buy Finnish power company Elenia
By EBR Staff Writer
A consortium of Allianz Capital Partners (ACP), Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and Valtion Eläkerahasto (VER) has agreed to acquire electric grid operator Elenia and district heating network Elenia Lämpö (together Elenia) in Finland for an undisclosed price.
Power Distribution > Utilities Network > News
ADB approves $450m loan to modernize Talimarjan power plant in Uzbekistan
By EBR Staff Writer
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted $450m financing to modernize the Talimarjan thermal power plant (TPP) in Uzbekistan and help improve energy security.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
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