Image - Fluor Completes 170-MW Centinela Solar Energy Facility in Southern California

Fluor Completes 170-MW Centinela Solar Energy Facility in Southern California

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean, renewable energy in the southwestern U.S. “We are especially proud of the project team’s exemplary h...

General News - Solar - Aug 28, 2014


Image - Dam-Hit Sri Lankans to Get Their Own Bridge on River Kwai

Dam-Hit Sri Lankans to Get Their Own 'Bridge on River Kwai'

Its detonation is one of the most iconic scenes in movie history. Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the "Bridge on the River Kwai" to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project. While the World War II epic was supposedly set in Japanese-held Burma (present-day Myanmar), it was mostly filmed in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) between 1956 and 1957, less than a...

General News - Aug 29, 2014


Image - Alstom and PG&E to advance Synchrophasor Grid Monitoring

Alstom and PG&E to advance Synchrophasor Grid Monitoring

Alstom Grid, along with other solution providers, have partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to continue collaboration into Phase II of PG&E’s synchrophasor project, Synchrophasor Technology Realization. This collaboration, partially funded by US Department of Energy (US DOE), aims to advance situational awareness enhanced with stability monitoring, a key step towards proactive grid stability management as data...

Oil and Gas - General News, Pipelines, Smart Grids - Aug 27, 2014