New News information at Modern Power Systems New and updated information from News listed on www.modernpowersystems.com http://modernpowersystems.com/ en-us http://modernpowersystems.com/ New News information at Modern Power Systems http://www.modernpowersystems.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Ultra safe micro-nuclear ‘one step closer’ http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsultra-safe-micro-nuclear-one-step-closer-8378495 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsultra-safe-micro-nuclear-one-step-closer-8378495 by <br/> <br/> The Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp reports that it continues to make progress towards deployment of its first micro modular reactor with the signing of the Project Host Agreement for the company’s initial deployment site in Canada. Global First Power, the joint venture of Ontario Power Generation and Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear, has signed a Project Host Agreement with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in support of the MMR Project at Chalk River, a site owned by Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. and managed by CNL. The project is on track to be the first micro reactor deployment in the world. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:42:00 GMT Ansaldo unveils its first home grown GT36 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsansaldo-unveils-its-first-home-grown-gt36-8378483 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsansaldo-unveils-its-first-home-grown-gt36-8378483 by <br/> <br/> Ansaldo has achieved what it sees as a major landmark with the official unveiling on 17 November of the first GT36 gas turbine made entirely in the company’s own factory, its Genoa plant. The GT36 is currently the most powerful machine in the company's product portfolio and the most powerful working turbine ever built in Italy. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:40:00 GMT UK government seeks leadership in CCS http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsuk-government-seeks-leadership-in-ccs-8378480 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsuk-government-seeks-leadership-in-ccs-8378480 by <br/> <br/> A major component of the UK government’s recently announced 10-point ‘green plan’ to reach net-zero targets by 2050 is its further commitment to supporting carbon capture and storage by investing what will be a total of £1 billion to aid the development of four carbon capture and storage hub and cluster projects across the country by the end of the decade. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:39:00 GMT UK’s ‘ambitious’ ten point Green Plan http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsuks-ambitious-ten-point-green-plan-8378399 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsuks-ambitious-ten-point-green-plan-8378399 by <br/> <br/> On 18 November UK prime minister Boris Johnson set out the government’s ambitious ten point plan for a green industrial revolution. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:54:00 GMT A European strategy for offshore renewables http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsa-european-strategy-for-offshore-renewables-8378392 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsa-european-strategy-for-offshore-renewables-8378392 by <br/> <br/> The European Commission has unveiled the EU’s ‘Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy’ as it steps up efforts to make the Union climate neutral by 2050. The Strategy proposes to increase Europe's offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050, and to complement this with 40 GW of ocean energy, and other emerging technologies such as floating wind and solar, by 2050. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:51:00 GMT ORE Catapult to advance next-G blade manufacture http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsore-catapult-to-advance-next-g-blade-manufacture-8378143 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsore-catapult-to-advance-next-g-blade-manufacture-8378143 by <br/> <br/> The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has outlined its ambition to boost the wind turbine blade designs of the future with investment in a state-of-the-art prototype blade manufacturing facility. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:04:00 GMT GE HA order for Naepo CHP plant http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsge-ha-order-for-naepo-chp-plant-8378128 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsge-ha-order-for-naepo-chp-plant-8378128 by <br/> <br/> GE has secured an order to supply power generation equipment for Naepo Green Energy’s new district heating and power plant located in the centre of Naepo City, South Korea. GE will a gas turbine, its 7HA.02 with its matching H65 generator. The order includes one STF-D650 steam turbine, one H35 generator, one HRSG, one GE condenser and equipment maintenance services for 19 years. The plant will be rated at approximately 500 MWe and will provide steam for district heating to more than 100 000 people. Winter temperatures in the area fall typically to -10 degC. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 08:57:00 GMT The Biden plan to build a clean energy future http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsthe-biden-plan-to-build-a-clean-energy-future-8367203 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsthe-biden-plan-to-build-a-clean-energy-future-8367203 by <br/> <br/> US president-elect Joe Biden has set out his plans, under the slogan ‘Build Back Better’, to reverse the efforts of his predecessor and set the USA back on a path aimed at achieving a wide range of social and industrial reforms, among them net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest. He has stated his intention to bring the USA back into the Paris agreement as soon as possible. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:21:00 GMT Record success in China for Rolls-Royce http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsrecord-success-in-china-for-rolls-royce-8367022 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsrecord-success-in-china-for-rolls-royce-8367022 by <br/> <br/> Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems has signed agreements for the delivery of a record number of MTU products, and two strategic partnership agreements, at the third China International Import Expo held in Shanghai, 5-10 November. Six Chinese companies have signed frame agreements for the delivery of almost 1000 MTU, Series 2000 and 4000, engines and systems for use in power generation and mining applications. In addition, Rolls-Royce signed strategic co-operation agreements with partners from the marine, power generation and mining industry. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:05:00 GMT The Red Sea Project – aiming at 100 % renewables http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsthe-red-sea-project-aiming-at-100-renewables-8367187 http://www.modernpowersystems.com/news/newsthe-red-sea-project-aiming-at-100-renewables-8367187 by <br/> <br/> The Red Sea Development Company, the developer of what is said to be the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has secured multinational investment in its first public-private partnership for a utilities package focused exclusively on environmentally responsible renewable energy, water production, wastewater treatment and district cooling. It has now awarded its highest-value contract to date to a consortium led by ACWA Power, to design, build, operate and transfer The Red Sea Project’s utilities infrastructure. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:00:00 GMT