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SunPower will add 40 MW capacity to California Valley Solar Ranch

SunPower agreed with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to add 40 MW of capacity to Sun Power’s existing contract with PG&E for 210 MW, executed in August 2008, as to develop a 250 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in San Luis Obispo County, CA.

read more... 03/05/2010


Offshore wind capacity reached 1 GW in UK

At present, UK is a global leader in offshore wind energy generation, its growing offshore wind capacity reaching 1,041GW, as E.ON’s Robin Rigg wind farm and DONG Energy’s Gunfleet Sands farms started producing electricity.

read more... 28/04/2010


Lindsey refinery acquisition

Oil Refinery Petroplus, based in Switzerland, has submitted a proposal to buy Total’s refinery Lindsey in the UK. In order to reduce its total production capacity of oil, Total, the largest oil company in France, intends sell its 223 000 barrels per day Lindsey refinery. This event was rather unexpected news.

read more... 23/04/2010


Enel in negociations with Bulgarian minister – power plant sale

The largest plant in Italy, Enel, is in negotiations with a European investor, on the sale of its stake held in a thermal power plant in Bulgaria, a share that reaches 73% in plant based on coal processing, with a capacity of 908 MW. Remaining shares are owned by the Bulgarian government.

read more... 21/04/2010


Largest biomass plant to be built in Poland

As GDF Suez stated, a big development project is envisaged for the polish energy market. The world’s largest biomass plant, named Green Unit, will be installed, having a capacity of 190 MW.

read more... 13/04/2010