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Centrica to sell 2.3GW gas power plants to EP UK Investments British multinational utility company Centrica has entered into an agreement to sell 2.3GW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations to EP UK Investments (EPUK) for £318m ($403m) in cash. Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

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Biofuels & Biomass

Green & Smart completes commissioning of second fully-owned biogas power plant
Green & Smart Holdings plc, a renewable energy company generating power from biogas captured through the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) in Malaysia, announced the completion of the commissioning and interconnection works for its second fully-owned biogas power plant, the 2.0MW Malpom plant located in Nibong Tebal, Penang.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News
British Council to highlight biogas funding opportunities at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo
The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, has confirmed it will be presenting at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, the 1 global tradeshow for biogas.
Power Generation > Biofuels & Biomass > News

Fossil Fuel

Mitsubishi, Sumitomo to build 450MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia
By EBR Staff Writer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Sumitomo have secured a contract from Société Tunisienne de l'Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) to develop a 450MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
Centrica to sell 2.3GW gas power plants to EP UK Investments
British multinational utility company Centrica has entered into an agreement to sell 2.3GW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations to EP UK Investments (EPUK) for £318m ($403m) in cash.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Geothermal

Baker Hughes And GE announce executive leadership team
Baker Hughes and General Electric Company (GE) announced the executive team that will lead Baker Hughes, a GE Company upon closing of their proposed transaction to combine GE’s Oil & Gas business with Baker Hughes.
Oil & Gas > Exploration & Development > News
EBRD to finance geothermal exploration in Turkey
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed to provide finance to explore geothermal potential in Turkey's Prosin-Dikili geothermal power plant near the coastal town of Dikili in the Izmir province.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News

Hydro

ANU identifies possible pumped hydro sites in South Australia
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage, which may help secure Australia’s electricity grid.
Power Generation > Hydro > News
Poyry and ECREEE use big data to prove the case for small scale hydropower development in West Africa
Working in conjunction with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in particular the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Poyry has mapped the small scale hydropower potential in 14 ECOWAS countries using the latest geographic information system (GIS) technology.
Power Generation > Hydro > News

Nuclear

Amazon Filters Receive Vent Filter Order from Magnox
Amazon Filters Ltd., a F4N (Fit For Nuclear) approved manufacturer of Nuclear filtration products, has received a major order from Magnox - the management and operations contractor responsible for 12 nuclear sites and 1 hydroelectric plant in the UK.
Power Generation > Nuclear > News
UK Hinkley nuclear plant could cost $38bn in electricity payment top-ups, says NAO
The UK Government plans to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant could need additional cash and electricity payment top-ups worth £30bn ($38bn), according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Power Generation > Nuclear > News

Solar

World’s Biggest Solar Power Plants
Solar energy is one of the major alternatives sources of energy that is expected to help in significantly reducing our dependence on fossil fuels for power generation. In recent years, solar power plants are being increasingly installed by many countries across the world to cut harmful emissions and increase clean energy contribution to their energy mix.
Power Generation > Solar > News
BYD sets up first overseas photovoltaic research center in Brazil
On June 21, 2017, BYD Company – a global leader in clean energy and the world's largest manufacturer of batteries and electric vehicles – signed a letter of cooperation with Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), in which the company commits to transfer over R$ 5 million (approximately 1.5 million USD) by 2020 to set up BYD’s first overseas Photovoltaic Research Center at the university.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Wind

Scottish bank invests in Kite’s novel technology for wind energy sector
By EBR Staff Writer
Kite Power Systems (KPS), a UK-based company developing a disruptive technology for the wind energy sector has secured a £2m equity investment from the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).
Power Generation > Wind > News
Vestas introduces rating of 4.2 MW and three new turbine variants
Vestas Wind Systems introduces the fourth generation of the platform since its launch in 2010 and takes the platform’s turbine portfolio to eight turbines, including the three new variants: V117-4.0/4.2 MW, V136-4.0/4.2 MW, and V150-4.0/4.2 MW.
Power Generation > Wind > News