With an annual production capacity of 2.4 million tonnes of high quality molten aluminium, UAE-based Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) ranks among the top five largest primary aluminium producers in the world.
The 13 MWAC Phase One of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which has been seamlessly integrated into the Dubai electricity grid, continues to ‘ratify’ the suitability of First Solar’s thin-film module technology to the region’s environmental conditions, a senior First Solar official says.
Access Infra Africa, a Dubai-based company, will launch what it says will be Africa’s largest privately-owned solar plant in Uganda this year, part of plans to develop electricity projects in 17 African countries, mainly based on renewable energy.
With European utilities modernising their existing power plants to become more responsive to changing grid demands and boost competitiveness, power producers are turning to GE Power Generation Services to help reduce the startup times of their gas combined-cycle power plants.
Siemens has delivered for the first time a steam turbine in the capacity range up to 10 MW that operates almost entirely without lubricants. The bearing systems consist of completely oil-free, air-cooled, electromagnetic bearings. The valve actuators operate with only a minimum oil supply and are controlled via software-controlled electric motors.