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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.
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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).
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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).
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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.
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Atlantis Resources to acquire 363MW coal plant in South Wales from SIMEC
By EBR Staff Writer
Tidal power developer Atlantis Resources has agreed to acquire the 363MW Uskmouth coal power station in South Wales, UK owned by SIMEC Uskmouth Power (SUP), a subsidiary of SIMEC Energy.
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Capstone wins contract to power onshore oil and gas operation in California
Capstone Turbine has received an order for a C600 Signature Series microturbine to power an oil and gas facility in California.
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ContourGlobal to build $1.17bn coal-fired power plant in Kosovo
By EBR Staff Writer
Kosovo government has signed an agreement with US-based ContourGlobal for the construction of the €1bn ($1.17bn) Kosova e Re coal-fired power plant in the country to meet the increasing power demand.
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NB Power explores new fuel source for Belledune Generating Station
NB Power has releaved its intentions to remove coal from its energy mix by 2030 by identifying a new, cleaner energy source to keep the Belledune Generating Station operational for decades to come.
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Wartsila, Mitsubishi to provide improved power and propulsion for ships
Wartsila and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment (MHI-MME) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the commercial marketing of a new energy solution for ships.
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AXA plans to quadruple investments in green projects to $14bn by 2020
By EBR Staff Writer
French multinational insurance firm, AXA has announced its plan to quadruple its original investment target in environmentally-friendly projects to reach €12bn ($14.1bn) by 2020, to help fight climate change.
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AGL plans to replace 2GW Liddell coal-fired power plant with renewables in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Australian power utility, AGL is planning to close its 2GW Liddell power station located in the Hunter Region, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and replace it with renewables, battery storage, gas peakers and other capacities.
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Siemens to build 1.3GW of open cycle power plants in Libya
By EBR Staff Writer
Siemens has been awarded €700m engineering procurement and construction contracts by the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to build 1.3GW of power generation plants in the country.
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GE Power to lay off 12,000 employees to cut costs
By EBR Staff Writer
General Electric (GE) will lay off 12,000 employees in its GE Power business in a move to cut down the unit’s overall structural costs by $3.5bn by the end of 2018.
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Hitachi Zosen Inova selected to build power-to-gas plant in Japan
By EBR Staff Writer
Swiss clean-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and its parent company Hitachi Zosen have received a contract to build a power-to-gas (PtG) plant in Japan.
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Nearly 97% of European coal-fired power plants to witness losses by 2030, says new report
By EBR Staff Writer
About 54% of coal-fired power plants in the European Union (EU) are already running at loss and this could increase to about 97% by 2030 if European governments do not take required action, according to a new report by climate think-tank Carbon Tracker.
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