Beyond the Spin
Is the gas turbine spinning away from its control of the global power generation market share? As momentum quickly shifts from fossil-fuel fired power plants to renewable energy sources for electric power generation, the future of the multi-billion dollar gas turbines industry remains uncertain as revenues plummet.
Powering mobility for smarter cities
A new approach to electrification of transport is required, says Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and chief executive officer, Schneider Electric
Industry Trends: A Case for coal
The power industry is starting to take another look at how coal can be run more efficiently and flexibly in future, as the Middle East gets increasingly drawn to the fuel as a viable energy source for its power hungry economies. But just how sustainable is clean coal power generation in the long run?
ABB presents the digital grid of the future at CEPSI 2018
ABB Ability™-based digital innovations will be a game-changer in shaping power systems of the future
DNV GL Operations & Analytics Centre to monitor renewable energy assets globally
Based in Bengaluru, India, the Global Operations & Analytics Centre will implement data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence to offer advanced performance and diagnostic features for the wind and solar industry
UAE University deepens cooperation with IAEA on nuclear technologies
According to the IAEA, the development and management of national nuclear power programmes require a systematic and continuous training for qualified nuclear professionals

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Mar 13, 2018
An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract estimated to be worth $45.77 has been awarded for the construction of Oman’s Haima West combined cycle power plant