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First order for GE's new 616 diesel engine
GE's Distributed Power business has announced that UK based Clarke Energy is to supply five 616 diesel engines to Flour Mills of Nigeria, the first sale of this new machine.
US city opts for fast-response gas plant
The US city of Alexandria has contracted Wärtsilä to supply a gas-fired power plant for the long-term supply of peaking power.
GE's new distributed power business offers gas turbines and recips
GE has launched a new business, Distributed Power, combining three existing product lines, aeroderivative gas turbines, Jenbacher gas engines (acquired in 2003) and Waukesha...
Indonesian power plant granted Finnish export credit financing
Indonesia's national electric utility PT PLN has signed two 12-year term loan facilities for €160 million with Standard Chartered Bank to finance the construction of two new power plants.
ABB wins $32 million order to power Africa's biggest copper mine
The order is from Kansanshi Mining plc, Zambia, for the construction of a new substation and upgrade of an existing one.
Africa's largest gas power plant inaugurated
The largest power plant running exclusively on gas engines on the African continent, and the first of its kind ever in the Republic of South Africa, was inaugurated on 10 July.
Libya boosts summer capacity
Libya is expanding its generating capacity with mobile power solutions.
Zambia plant awards O&M contract
Ndola Energy Company (NECL) has awarded a ten year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for new heavy fuel oil-fired plant in Zambia to Finnish firm Wärtsilä.
MHI ships 13 diesel generators to Myanmar
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has sent 13 sets of diesel engine powered generation systems to Myanmar.
Wärtsilä to set up manufacturing plant in Brazil
Wärtsilä is to set up a new manufacturing facility in Brazil to meet increasing market demand, particularly in the offshore market.