Power Generation
August 2013

Masdar, a partner in the world’s largest offshore wind farm, London Array, has said the project was a testament to what could be achieved through smart policies and strong partnerships. The Abu Dhabi-based company has a 20 per cent stake in the farm, the other stakeholders being Dong Energy (50 per cent) and E.ON (30 per cent).






August 2013

All four units manufactured by Alstom for China’s Xiangjiaba underground hydro power plant have now successfully entered commercial operation. These 800 MW class units coupled with an 889 MVA generator are the most powerful hydroelectric generating units in the world.






August 2013

GERMAN firm Phoenix Solar has announced it will build a 1.8 MWp solar power plant in Saudi Arabia. The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (Kapsarc) II project is contracted by Saudi Aramco, and will extend the existing solar plant from 3.5 MWp to 5.






August 2013

A new method for producing electricity from carbon dioxide could be the start of a classic trash-to-treasure story for the troublesome greenhouse gas, scientists are reporting.






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