Lack of energy conservation efforts has put the UAE among the world's major consumers of electricity with an estimated 10 per cent annual increase - four times the world average of 2.4 per cent estimated by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2001, according to recent research conducted by the UAE University (UAEU). The study also identified air-conditioning as the major power consumer, and urged measures to reduce cooling demand and highlight the need for energy conservation.
FuelCell Energy Inc. reported second quarter 2003 results for the period ended April 30, 2003 and key accomplishments on its 2003 initiatives.
GE Power Systems has signed an agreement valued at approximately US$5.6 million to provide maintenance services for five gas turbines at four different oil refineries and petrochemical plants located throughout Spain.
The electric power industry has made significant strides in restoring investor confidence in the past twelve months, yet more work remains to win over Wall Street and the investor community, outgoing Edison Electric Institute Chairman Erroll B. Davis Jr. told the association's annual convention here.
El Paso Corp. and its subsidiaries have filed a settlement agreement with several California parties which would resolve two administrative decisions related to the energy crisis.
FERC has approved El Paso Natural Gas Co.'s Power-Up Project that will help relieve capacity bottlenecks in the southwestern U.S. and will provide improved energy infrastructure for the region.
Allen Franklin, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, Atlanta, was elected chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the trade association of shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and associates worldwide.
A position paper co-published by COGEN Europe, Climate Action Network Europe, Confederation of European Paper Industries, World Alliance for Decentralized Energy and the WWF argues that the EU's proposed Emissions Trading Scheme will discourage cogeneration unless amendments are made.
Vericor Power Systems has signed an agreement with ENER-G PLC, Manchester, England, whereby Vericor will now offer ENER-G's Combined Heat and Power systems based on reciprocating engines.
Wartsila announced today that it has received the largest order ever for PeakingPlus, a new breed of pre-engineered and pre-packaged gas-fired power plant.