Toshiba, today announced that the company has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Electric Power on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power that will see the parties collaborate in power generation projects and personnel development.
Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), a publicly owned utility, engages in the development of geothermal resources and the construction of power plants. Through the partnership with EEP, Toshiba will draw on its long-standing experi...
Power Generation Sep 29, 2014
Trina Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it was selected to supply 11.7 MW of modules to customers' ground-mounted solar PV plants in the emerging solar markets of Turkey and Ecuador. The agreements demonstrate the company's ongoing progress in executing its geographical diversification strategy.
The solar plant located in the Antalya region of Turkey is expected to have a total capacity of 5.8 MW and will util...
Solar Sep 26, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Framo water pumping systems to an oil drilling platform that will be located in the Atlantic Ocean off the Canadian coast. The order, booked in the Marine & Offshore Pumping Systems segment, has a value of approximately SEK 120 million and delivery is scheduled for 2015.
The order consists of water pumping systems for an offshore oil platform that will be located east of Newfou...
Oil and Gas Sep 29, 2014
French firm Total is working behind the scenes to take the lead on an ambitious pipeline connecting Central and South Asia, sources close to the project say, pioneering a novel gas exchange mechanism to overcome legal hurdles.
It is one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world, connecting the giant gas fields of Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India, two emerging energy-hungry markets, while crossing the rocky valleys of southern Afghanistan which are partly controlled by Taliban i...
Natural Gas & LNG Sep 28, 2014
India's new prime minister is turning to nuclear energy to ease a power crisis made worse by the cancellation of hundreds of coal mining permits, but he faces scepticism both at home and abroad.
Energy-starved India relies on coal to produce two thirds of its electricity, but power blackouts are common and demand is rising quickly as the economy and middle class expand.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court cancelled over 200 coal mining permits because the licensing process was deemed ...
Nuclear Sep 28, 2014
Russia's state-owned Rosneft said Saturday it had found oil in the Kara Sea off the north coast of Siberia in a joint drilling project with US oil giant ExxonMobil.
The announcement comes after the US targeted Rosneft, Russia's largest oil company, and its chief Igor Sechin with sanctions over Moscow's role in the Ukraine conflict.
"Oil has been discovered" in the University-1 well, Russia's northernmost, Rosneft said in a statement.
Sechin, a close ally ...
Oil and Gas Sep 27, 2014
The value of the global gearbox market increased from an estimated $1.9 billion in 2006 to $4.0 billion in 2013 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10%, according to the new report now available on ASDReports. This growth was primarily due to the increasing number of installations that are expected to be made in the forecast period. The average cost of a gearbox unit is also expected to have declined by 2020, due primarily to the technological improvements made to gearbox equipment. Ag...
Wind Sep 29, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for Vattenfall's Juktan onshore wind power plant. Siemens is to supply nine direct-drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 with a power rating of 3.2 megawatts each and optimized for the climate in the north of Sweden as the rotor blades are equipped with active de-icing equipment. The contract includes also a service and maintenance agreement for a period of five years. The project is located in Sorsele municipality in northern Sweden. Install...
Wind Sep 26, 2014