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GE Power recently successfully delivered and commissioned its Brilliance Solar Inverters to Pacifico Energy Osaki GK for the 40.32-megawatt alternating current (AC) mega-solar project in Furukawa, Japan.

Caterpillar Inc announced that Cat dealer Altorfer has commissioned a 500-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) utility-scale demonstration project in St. Charles, Ill., as part of a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA). 

The fierce competition within the solar and energy storage industries drove conversations among the executives, policymakers and project financers in attendance at the sixth annual Intersolar and ees Summit USA East.

Two recent project announcements indicate that the U.S. offshore wind sector is burgeoning, bolstered by falling prices and ramped-up political support. A credit ratings agency warns, however, that the sector’s growth could increasingly pressure profit margins of merchant generators in New England, New York, and New Jersey.

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) announced the completion of its 147-MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility. Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec City, in the Chaudière-Appalaches region.

Siemens Power and Gas, including its Dresser-Rand business, received an order for four SGT-A35 gas turbine power generation packages and two SGT-A35-driven DATUM CO2 compressor packages for MODEC’s Sépia floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

GE’s Marine Solutions was chosen by ASMAR Shipyards to provide the complete scope of an integrated marine propulsion system for the Chilean Navy’s new Antarctic icebreaking Polar Class vessel.

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will next year be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm. The purpose is to “teach” the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power.

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Safe Marine Transfer, LLC, to collaboratively mature and commercialize Safe Marine Transfer’s subsea chemical storage and injection system.

The premiere of The smarter E Europe marks the beginning of a new era: With four energy exhibitions, the innovative platform will showcase the key topics of tomorrow’s energy world.

The expansion of cogeneration systems (also known as combined heat and power, CHP) has an important role to play on the road to a modern energy world.

The VII Global Energy Prize Summit will take place at Energy Centre-Politecnico di Torino on April, 18 (Turin, Italy). World-leading scientists, politicians and industry experts from 8 countries will meet to discuss the most pressing energy and climate challenges.

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.

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.

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and X Energy, LLC (X-energy) announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for assessing X-energy's advanced nuclear reactor - the Xe-100 – and its potential for deployment in Jordan.

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.

Capstone Turbine Corporation , the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it has launched a new cleanable severe environment air filtration system for its innovative line of microturbine products and as a result recently received an order for three C65 microturbines utilizing this new filtration system for a flare gas reduction project in Oman.

As Indonesia plans the expansion of its natural gas infrastructure, development of gas-to-power projects is an important step to further diversify the country’s energy mix.