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Water decontamination pump stops working at Fukushima


Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) workers suspended a second test run of a water decontamination pump June 20 after it stopped working at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Wood Group to perform maintenance work in Argentina


Wood Group GTS signed a six-year, $15 million contract with PlusPetrol Energy S.A to provide maintenance services for two General Electric Frame 9E DLN-1 gas turbines at a power plant in Argentina.

Siemens to be EPC on combined-cycle plant


Siemens Energy booked an order to supply power island equipment for the planned 637 MW Lake Side 2 combined-cycle power plant next to PacifiCorp’s existing 588 MW Lake Side combined-cycle plant in Utah.

Nuclear equipment to be jointly offered by Enertech and CCI thermal


Enertech, a unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Co., and CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. agreed to work together to provide heating and filtration solutions and products to the nuclear industry worldwide.

Nordic Windpower names new CEO


Nordic Windpower announced Jeff Brown has been appointed CEO and Director.

Alstom to supply a 207 MW turbine to Salamonde pumped storage plant in Portugal

Alstom, in consortium with Portuguese engineering company Ensulmeci, has been awarded a contract by Portuguese utillity EDP (Energias de Portugal) to supply and install a power generation unit at the Salamonde dam.

Gas-fired power plant approved for air permit


El Paso Electric Co. received approval for an air quality permit to build a new turbine at its 245 MW natural gas-fired Rio Grande Generating Station in New Mexico.

GE to supply boiler cleaning technology for Sherco


Xcel Energy and Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) signed a contract with GE Energy to supply online impulse cleaning systems for the 900 MW Unit 3 at the Sherburne County power plant (Sherco 3).

Malaysia plant to use GE combined-cycle turbines


GE will supply three Frame 6FA gas turbines, associated generators and services for the 300 MW Kimanis combined cycle gas-fired power plant project in Sabah, Malaysia.

Blue Canyon wind to use Vestas maintenance services


Vestas secured a service-contract extension for 10 years from EDP Renewables NA for the 225 MW Blue Canyon I and II wind power plants near Carnegie, Okla.

Canada wind project to use Vestas turbines


Vestas-Canadian Wind Technology Inc. has entered into turbine supply and long-term service and maintenance agreements with Greengate Power Corp. to supply 166 V90-1.8 MW wind turbines for the 300 MW Blackspring Ridge I Wind Project.

Worker missing after Progress Energy building collapse


A worker is missing after a building at Progress Energy Florida’s retired 452 MW Paul Bartow Power Plant collapsed the evening of June 9.

Richmond natural gas-fired power plant enters service


The 600 MW Power Block 5 at Progress Energy’s Richmond County Energy Complex in North Carolina entered service June 8.

Juhl Wind to maintain two wind farms in Minnesota


Juhl Wind Inc. signed maintenance services contracts for the recently completed Adams and Danielson wind farms in west central Minnesota.

Alstom wins GT24 gas turbine and steam turbine retrofit in Mexico

Alstom has won a contract worth approximately EUR40m ($59m) with Spain’s ACS Group to provide power equipment and services for the El Sauz combined-cycle power plant in Queretaro, one of Mexico's most industrialized states.

Wind project picks Vestas turbines


Green Mountain Power announced that it has selected the Vestas V112 3 MW turbine for the $150 million, 63 MW Kingdom Community wind project to be built in Lowell, Vt.

GE to supply Harbin Electric with 'FlexEfficiency' gas turbines

GE is to supply China's Harbin Electric (HE) with its latest gas turbines featuring 'FlexEfficiency' technology.

Quebec wind project breaks ground


Gaz Métro and Boralex Inc. began construction on the C$700 million ($717.4 million) first phase of the 366 MW Seigneurie de Beaupré project in Quebec, Canada.

Fukushima wastewater levels rise


The Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said wastewater levels rose 6 cm (2 in) inside the turbine building of reactor 2 and in its utility tunnel during a 24-hour period through June 2.

Mortenson picked for wind energy work


Coram California Development LLC, owned by Brookfield Renewable Power and Coram California Development Management LLC, chose Mortenson to construct a 102 MW wind project near Tehachapi, Calif.