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Business Briefs

Issue 10 and Volume 108.

FuelCell Energy (FCE) and LOGAN Energy have announced an alliance to develop and sell commercial fuel cell power plants, with a focus on MW-class systems. FCE will provide the power plants along with related engineering and technical support and LOGAN will contribute expertise in developing fuel cell plants for commercial and industrial customers along with permitting, utility interconnections and plant installation.

Flowserve and Wood Group Gas Turbine Services have announced an alliance enabling them to more comprehensively meet life cycle equipment support needs for customers in the power generation industry, including installation, commissioning, repair, service, overhaul and upgrade of pumps and related equipment throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The Indeck Group has acquired Keystone Energy from Cockerill Maintenance & Ingenierie of Belgium. Keystone’s product line includes packaged watertube boiler designs, field erected systems, solid fuel-fired units ans waste heat boilers.

AES is making an equity investment in US Wind Force as its first step into the U.S. wind market. US Wind Force is a private company that focuses on developing wind energy projects in the Eastern U.S. US Wind Force is a privately held developer of wind projects with developments underway in West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Pegasus Technologies Inc. has entered into an alliance agreement with Ready Engineering Corporationto provide an intelligent fuel management system for coal-fired power plants. Pegasus will market and license Ready’s coal blending and coal handling automation software to U.S. and international clients.

Kyocera is starting large-scale assembly of solar photovoltaic modules in Tijuana, Mexico with plans to establish a regional office in San Diego for solar system engineering and marketing. The facility will produce state-of-the-art PV modules ranging from 35 to 190 W, with a planned production capacity of 35 MW per year. The facility will eventually produce all PV modules that Kyocera sells in the Americas.