In The Spotlight
- 19 September 2017 - 21 September 2017
- BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand
- 21 February 2017 - 22 February 2017
- Jakarta, Indonesia
- 06 December 2016 - 07 December 2016
- Birmingham, UK
- Birmingham, UK
- 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
- Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, today announced that Coronal Tulare, a 34 MWac (44.2 MWdc) solar energy facility, began commercial operation in mid-September.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Abu Dubai Future Energy Company (Masdar), for the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
ACWA Power is delighted to announce that the Financial Agreements of ACWA Power Mafraq, 60.3 MWp PV IPP, have been executed on the 12th November 2016.
International energy, metals and industrials group, the GFG Alliance, announced that two of its member companies SIMEC and Liberty House have reached agreement with Rio Tinto Aluminium to buy the iconic hydro-power and aluminium smelting operation at Lochaber near Fort William.
DTE Energy has matched two economic development grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to assist St. Clair County and the City of Harbor Beach redevelop property following retirements of DTE coal-fired power plants.
GE announced a significant expansion of its suite of Predix*-based software for power producers, grid operators and energy managers.
Alpiq has been awarded the contract for the building technology for a new wind turbine production facility in Cuxhaven, Germany. The company will plan and implement the technical building equipment, including the building automation and the commissioning, by June 2017.
RES has been awarded a five year contract to provide O&M services to offshore transmission assets owned by Blue Transmission Walney 1 Ltd.
LM Wind Power announces strategic collaboration with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) HZ Windpower to deliver blades for its newly launched H151-5.0MW platform.
The EU is proposing to spend hundreds of millions of euros to help the budding ocean energy industry to provide a tenth of the bloc’s power by 2050. The boost would take the form of a €250m investment fund, with an additional €70m set aside for insurance, loans and guarantees, according to the roadmap for channelling the potential of wave and tidal energy.
Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC), a consortium that includes Perpetuus Energy Ltd. and the Isle of Wight Council announced a partnership with tidal turbine manufacturers Schottel Hydro GmbH and Tocardo Tidal Turbines to develop a 30 MW tidal project off of the Isle of Wight, England.
The first power has been produced at the MeyGen tidal power site in Scotland, according to project developer Atlantis Resources Ltd.
Sustainable power generation and distribution in a constrained market is a top of mind issue
across Africa. Seeking to share knowledge and catalyse development that helps address
Africa’s power challenges, PennWell Corporation, the organisers of POWER-GEN &
DistribuTECH Africa, have issued a Call for Papers for the co-located conferences to be
staged in Johannesburg in July 2017.
Since inception in South Africa in 2012, the POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa
conference and exhibition has grown year on year to become a leading knowledge-sharing
platform for power generation and distribution industry experts and key players across
Africa. “In 2016, when we moved to more closely integrate POWER-GEN &DistribuTECH
Africa, the attendee numbers rose from around 2,000 the year before to over 3,000, with 95%
saying they planned to return in 2017,” says Event Director Feraye Gurel. “We see this as an
indication that our high-level presentations, advanced networking opportunities and the fact
that the events encompass end-to-end power technology and knowledge, meet the needs of
the pan-African power sector.”
Delegate research revealed that the 2016 POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa conference
drew considerable praise for its comprehensive content and the high quality of presentations.
Across four parallel tracks, featuring some 30 separate sessions and over 100 expert speakers
addressed conference delegates. In 2017, POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa will offer
the latest research and learnings, practical insights and strategic advice from a local, African
and international power generation and distribution experts and high profile power users.
PennWell Corporation invites proposals from speakers to present at POWER-GEN &
DistribuTECH Africa across the entire power generation and distribution spectrum.
To build on topics that were particularly well received in 2016, enhanced focus will be placed
on power sector strategy including design, policy and regulation, privatisation, integration of
renewables, project planning and financing, renewable projects and opportunities, and smart
For the full list of subject areas and to submit an abstract, please visit
The abstract submission deadline is 5 January 2017.
POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017 will be presented by PennWell Corporation
from 18-20 July 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. For
more information, please visit www.powergenafrica.com . See the video highlights of
POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2016 here
Exhibitors may also secure their exposure at POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017.
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POWER-GEN Europe and co-located Renewable Energy World Europe, is the dynamic centre point, where a rapidly evolving power industry meets to gather information and compare views on shared opportunities and challenges.
Strategies in Light Europe (SILE) is the leading conference and exhibition addressing the interests of those associated with the manufacture, development and application of lighting technologies. It comprises 2 days of high level conference sessions, plus an exhibition floor featuring the leading suppliers in the LED Lighting Industry.
Wärtsilä will supply a 101 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Pampa Energía S.A.in Argentina. Wärtsilä’s scope is to deliver a turnkey solution, including the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC).
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has confirmed that the ACWA Power and Harbin Electric consortium has begun construction of the 2400 MW Hassyan clean coal power plant in Dubai, based on the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement model.
DTE Energy has matched two economic development grants from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to assist St Clair County and the City of Harbor Beach redevelop property following retirements of DTE coal-fired power plants.
Nuclear Development LLC submitted the winning bid of $111 million for the 1,400 acre property near Hollywood, Alabama. The minimum bid was set at $36.4 million, just above the appraised value of $34.6 million.
New York Utility regulators have approved the proposed sale of the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Oswego County, the Associated Press reported.
Recently, a project using CO₂ (carbon dioxide) plus O₂ (oxygen) in-situ leaching for uranium mining, conducted by the Tongliao Uranium Company (attached to the China National Nuclear Corporation), was nominated for the 4th China Grand Award for Industry.
BP has sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the United States, highlighting its long-term commitment to the country despite the current low oil price environment.
WBI Energy Midstream, LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 50 percent non-operating ownership interest in the Pronghorn natural gas processing plant near Belfield, North Dakota.
Natural Chem Group (NCG) has acquired the ethanol plant in Portales, New Mexico via a bidding process. The new owner has plans to re-purpose the facility into an Eco-Fuels Blend Terminal with the ability to produce 4.5 million gallons of B20 biodiesel each month.