As a part of a major programme of ongoing investment in the UK renewable energy operation services market, BayWa r.e. has opened new offices in Milton Keynes.
Trina Solar's PV modules have commenced operations in a 455MW DC solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh developed by SB Energy, a joint venture between SoftBank Group, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn Technology Group. This is the largest single order that Trina Solar has ever closed in India.
Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia EMCs , and Silicon Ranch, one of the nation’s largest independent solar power producers, announced a landmark agreement to bring an additional 200 megawatts (MWAC) of solar energy online by the year 2020.
iSupplyEnergy, a fast-growing UK supply company, has been acquired by Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group. After having recently entered the UK business customer market, Vattenfall will now start to sell electricity and natural gas for the first time also to private customers.
FirstEnergy Corp. recently energized a new 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line and upgraded two local electric substations to reinforce the power grid and enhance service reliability for electric customers in Huron County, Ohio, and the surrounding area.
Power2Drive, India’s most innovative exhibition for the electric vehicle industry, announces its highly anticipated 2017 exhibition.
ABB has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin2 offshore wind transmission link to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT.
Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for Taranto wind farm. Taranto will be the first offshore plant in the Mediterranean sea, with a total rated power of 30 megawatts (MW).
Eoltech, an independent wind energy consulting firm, has announced that it won contracts from major French customers to deploy IREC-Index. With this advanced multi-source wind energy index.
European-based public utility E.ON SE announced this week that it is investing in airborne wind energy, an innovative type of wind energy based around offshore tethered drones.
Wello Oy’s wave energy converter (WEC) has been successfully installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney as part of the CEFOW (Clean Energy from Ocean Waves) project.
Minesto has submitted a scoping report to UK consenting authorities Marine Management Organisation and Natural Resources Wales , asking for their scoping opinion for development of an 80 MW site in Holyhead Deep.
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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Managing Director – ITP Communications
Ella Coulson, Marketing Manager, PennWell Corporation
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.
Canadian Solar Inc one of the world's largest solar power companies announced that it has entered into a private placement with Prudential Capital Group, pursuant to which, the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. has agreed to purchase non-recourse notes with principal amount totaling approximately JPY6.2 billion (US$60.0 million). The proceeds from the private placement will be used to finance a portfolio of environmentally-friendly solar power plants totaling 21.2MWp in Japan.
The country’s largest utility NTPC Limited (NTPC) has issued Notice of Award on December 14, 2016 through international competitive bidding to NTPC GE Joint Venture (NASL).
GE’s Power Services announced that this year it will complete the modernization of Elektro Privreda Srbije’s (EPS) TPP Nikola Tesla, the largest coal-fired power plant in Serbia.
AC Energy Holdings, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, and as part of an Indonesian consortium and a Philippine consortium , signed Share Sale and Purchase Agreements with Chevron Global Energy Inc., Union Oil Company of California and their relevant affiliates for the purchase of Chevron’s geothermal operations in Indonesia and the Philippines.
The 2017RadWaste Summit focuses on the full spectrum of commercial and federal radioactive waste management, including U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Army Corps, utilities, disposal and treatment vendors, and more.
Georgia Power and Westinghouse have, in principle, reached a new service agreement which allows for the transition of project management from Westinghouse to Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power once the current engineering, procurement and construction contract is rejected in Westinghouse's bankruptcy proceeding.
The U.K.'s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has terminated its contract with Cavendish Fluor Partnership (CFP) for the management and decommissioning of 12 shutdown Magnox nuclear power sites, Energy Secretary Greg Clark said in a statement to Parliament March 27.
Encana Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., has reached an agreement to sell its Piceance natural gas assets, located in northwestern Colorado, to Denver-based Caerus Oil and Gas LLC (Caerus).
Gazprom Neft and Siemens AG have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement at this year’s St Petersburg International Economic Forum, with the document being signed by Gazprom Neft CEO and Chairman of the Management Board Alexander Dyukov and Siemens AG President Joe Kaeser.
GE Power announced the company’s investment to bring a GE Brilliant Career Lab to the Schenectady City School District.