Problems Plague Russia’s Nuclear Power Ambitions

“The Russian Nuclear Industry: Status and Prospects,” a February report from a Canadian-based think tank, Centre for International Governance Innovation, examines a revival of Russia’s Soviet-era plans for a massive nuclear expansion within the current state of the country’s nuclear power industry. It concludes that although the industry has been greeted with renewed funding and […]

LARGEST NATURAL GAS RECIPROCATING ENGINE PLANT

Owned by Cogentrix and located near Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., the Plains End I plant consists of 20 Wärtsilä 18V34SG gen-sets, which started commercial operation in 2002. In 2006, Cogentrix purchased an additional 14 Wärtsilä 20V34SG gen-sets, extending the existing site with “Plains End II.” The new extension was handed over in May 2008, and is […]

Wave surge pump generates onshore electricity

Aquamarine Power has appointed geotechnical drilling and marine construction contractors, Fugro Seacore, to install its Oyster Wave Energy Converter off the UK coast. The Aquamarine Power contract for the Oyster Wave Energy Converter, worth approximately £2million, will see Oyster commence its installation on the seabed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, UK, […]

ECO-FRIENDLY POWER — AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

After only 26 months of construction, Siemens Energy officially handed over the Bugok II Combined Cycle Power Plant to GS Electric Power and Services Co. Ltd. (GS EPS), Seoul, South Korea. Excellent global teamwork and a fruitful partnership with GS EPS, allowed the Bugok II Power Plant to be commissioned and put online approximately one […]