Intersolar India, the most pioneering Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry, closed its doors on December 13, 2018 and has well arrived in Karnataka’s technology hub.
Across the world, large energy storage installations are increasingly being coupled with systems for using renewable energies – be they virtual power plants, photovoltaic (PV) power plants, or wind farms.
Siam Cement Group operation significantly relies on energy, and it has been a challenge for SCG to manage the energy usage and operate its business while minimizing impact on the environment, particularly climate change.
Renewable infrastructure company Greencoat Renewables has entered into an agreement to acquire two Irish wind farms from BlackRock Real Assets (BlackRock) for a total consideration of €88m ($100.4m).
EDF Renewables UK has obtained government approval for an improved design for the £1.8bn NeartnaGaoithe (NnG) wind farm located in the Firth of Forth, offshore Scotland.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has reached an agreement with Norvento, a Spanish renewable energy technology company, to supply 34.6 MW for a wind project located in the A Mariña district of Lugo, in Spain.
Sabella, a pioneering tidal and ocean stream turbine developer, has partnered with QOS Energy to improve the performance monitoring of its ground-breaking Ushant tidal energy project.
Skanska will build Nya Nedre Fiskumfoss hydroelectric power plant. Skanska's customer is Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk, NTE.
SIMEC Atlantis Energy, a world leading developer of tidal energy projects, announces the formation of a joint venture company with Development Agency for Normandy , the regional agency for economic development in Normandy and regional investment fund Normandie Participations, for the purpose of developing a large-scale project in Raz Blanchard, Normandie.
HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.
SNC-Lavalin and its joint venture partner Eclipse Automation Inc have been awarded a CAD33 million (USD25 million) contract to produce tools to support Bruce Power's fuel channel and feeder replacement project.
Transcontinental Capital (Bermuda) has awarded a contract for the SCC-800 2x1C SeaFloat barge-mounted floating power plant in the Dominican Republic jointly to Siemens and the marine unit of ST Engineering.
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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GE announced that it will provide the Global Thermal Generation division of Enel, Europe’s largest power utility in terms of market capitalization, with its Predix*-based software solutions to be deployed as predictive diagnostic tool in 14 of Enel’s thermal power plants located in Europe and Latin America, supporting their digitalization.
Tokamak Energy has engaged Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin group, to help establish the costs, concept design and timeline for the next step in realising the UK’s first ever fusion facility to generate more energy than it consumes, and that could evolve to deliver a fusion device to put energy into the grid.
Toshiba Corporation announced that it has concluded a MOU with SCPC, a DMCI Holdings group company, on a partnership to investigate the deployment of total asset management including plant optimization, predictive monitoring with IoT solutions and extending the operating life of the Calaca Thermal Power Plant in Luzon, Republic of the Philippines.
Global Nuclear Fuel announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors.
China’s State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission reorganized and transferred China Nuclear Engineering & Construction Corp. (CNEC) to China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) on January 31, forming a new giant in the nuclear power industry.
Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, network and operations management services to global industry leaders, announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive business alliance with EA Technology, an energy technology company headquartered in Chester, United Kingdom.
A consortium led by ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC).
Continuing its commitment to invest in and deliver solutions to help power producers remain competitive in a dynamic energy marketplace, GE’s Power Services business introduced its new 7F DLN2.6+ Flex upgrade solution at the annual 7F Users Group Annual Conference in Atlanta.
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.