Gas

Alstom's Power Service Sector has been awarded ISO 9001 certification for its Operation & Maintenance activities in Spain. This covers the Castejón, Besós and San Roque power stations and related management activities in Madrid. The auditing body, Lloyds Register Quality Assurance, found all O&M activities to be in full compliance with standards and not even an improvement note was issued.
Coal

Universal Silencer, Inc. (USI), a designer and global supplier of noise control and air filtration products, has named Michelle C. Grossholz as Director-Europe at its newest global location in Hinckley, England.
Coal

The mayors and utility officials for six Southern California cities participating in the 310-MW Magnolia Power Project (MPP) on Tuesday marked the start of two years of construction work with a ground breaking and tree planting ceremony at Burbank Water and Power's (BWP) electric generating complex in Burbank.
Coal

Power producer Genesis Power has completed an NZ$800m ($462m) deal to secure an eight-year coal supply to the Huntly power plant, New Zealand's largest thermal electric station.
Coal

An international consortium led by Siemens Power Generation (PG) will build a gas turbine power plant in Muara Tawar, which is located on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The order is valued at around €230m. PG also secured a contract worth about €150m to supply several gas turbines for a combined-cycle power plant in Egypt.