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  • 14 June 2016

    A power plant in Senegal, with plans to be converted to run on regasified liquefied natural gas, was inaugurated on Monday, June 13. The new Cap des Biches 53 MW Flexicycle power plant comprises three Wärtsilä 46 internal combustion engines and a combined cycle heat recovery system, the Finnish engine manufacturer said in a statement. The […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish company Floating Power Plant (FPP) has embarked on a EUR 10 million capital raise, supported by the company Johnston Carmichael.

  • 25 July 2016

    Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO), the South Korean power utility said it has recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Jeju LNG combined cycle power plant (CCPP) located in Jeju City. When completed in June 2018, the 240MW LNG power plant will supply about 20% of the total power demand in the Jeju region, contributing “significantly to the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Environment, Technology

    Mutriku wave energy plant has completed its first five years of operation during which the plant produced and exported over 1.3 GWh of power to the Basque grid.

  • 14 November 2016

    Jamaica could become a hub for the purchase and redistribution of LNG in the region, according to the country’s minister of science, energy and technology, Andrew Wheatley.

  • 14 November 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The government of Pakistan, through the Private Power and Infrastructure Board invited bids for the development of a 1,200 MW LNG-fueled power plant at the existing Muzaffargarj thermal power station.

  • 15 July 2016

    Japanese utility Tepco informed that it has started operations at its LNG-powered Kawasaki Thermal Power Station Unit 3 at Group 2 with a 710 MW generation capacity.

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    MHI Vestas will repurpose the decommissioned Fawley Power Plant in Hampshire, UK, into a new painting and logistics facility for its 80-meter turbine blades.

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Danish clean energy developer Floating Power Plant has made several changes to the company’s Board of Directors.

  • 1 November 2017
    Project & Tenders

    The technology group Wärtsilä was awarded the contract to supply a 39 MW power plant to Aqualectra, the utility company of Curaçao.

  • 25 August 2015

    Makai Ocean Enegineering has recently connected a 100 kW OTEC power plant to the Hawaiian electricity grid, USA. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is a process that produces electricity by using the temperature difference between deep cold ocean water and warm tropical surface waters. Check out the infographic released by Makai Ocean Enegineering explaining the working […]

  • 23 October 2013

    WINGAS, a joint venture of Gazprom and Wintershall, and E.ON Energy Projects have commissioned the new high-efficient combined heat and power (CHP) plant, based on natural gas. The plant, located right at the landing terminal of the Nord Stream pipeline in Lubmin, Germany, has the useful heat output of about 47 megawatts (MW) and an […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Marubeni said it has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PT. Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company, regarding cooperation for a new gas-fired IPP and gas related infrastructure business in Indonesia. Under the MOU, Marubeni and Pertamina will collectively perform a comprehensive Feasibility Study for the project, including assessment of the gas-fired […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The owner and operator of the Pico wave power plant – WavEC Offshore Renewables – has informed the plant was disconnected from the grid after partial collapse earlier in April.

  • 22 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has secured the formal approval to access the PLOCAN test facility in Gran Canaria with its hybrid floating wind and wave energy device. The company intends to deploy a commercial-scale version of its P80 wind-wave energy platform at PLOCAN. According to FPP, this approval also secures access to the grid connection […]

  • 29 April 2015

    The inauguration of IPP3, the world’s largest internal combustion engine (ICE) power plant, takes place today at the plant site near Amman, Jordan. The plant is powered by 38 Wärtsilä 50DF multi-fuel engines with a combined capacity of 573 MW. In recognition of its world record size, the plant has been accepted into the Guinness […]

  • 24 February 2016

    Scottish Minister for Energy, Fergus Ewing, visited Floating Power Plant’s (FPP) stand at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), taking place from 23 to 25 February in Edinburgh. Minister Ewing learned more about the technology, the challenges and FPP’s plans for developments in the UK from the company’s team. FPP is developing the P80 wave and […]

  • 23 August 2017

    While floating wind developers usually look for low wave energy sites, Floating Power Plant’s device is meant to generate wind power in areas with medium to high wave energy, as the company’s hybrid technology aims to harness energy from both sources. In such sea states, the wave absorbers also come in handy as they improve platform stability, according to Chris McConville, UK General Manager at Floating Power Plant (FPP).

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Jiangxia power plant is the largest Chinese tidal power plant in operation, with the installed capacity of 3.9 MW. The construction of the Jiangxia tidal project began in 1974. It is located at the north end of Yueqing bay, East China Sea. The installation of the first tidal turbine commenced in 1980, and its capacity […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    IT Power has completed a site finding exercise for Floating Power Plant which is looking to deploy its commercial floating wind and wave unit in the UK. Using Floating Power Plant’s (FPP) technical and commercial site requirements as the search criteria, IT Power located a number of sites suitable for FPP’s commercial deployment. IT Power […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development

    Danish company Floating Power Plant has appointed Ulrikke Ekelund as a new member of its board of directors.

  • 23 September 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Italian cabling specialist Novacavi has recently developed and manufactured a prototype of a custom-engineered cable solution for an innovative floating solar electricity system for marine environment installed in Oslo fjord, Norway. Being challenged by its specific permanent application on top of floating fully supported solar panels above water level, Novacavi managed to engineer a water-blocked […]