Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

Second Unit of M701JAC Gas Turbine Begins Commercial Operation at GTCC Power Plant in Chonburi Province, Thailand

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 3:44am

The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.

Key Points: 
  • The first unit, which was also a first M701JAC in Southeast Asia, started commercial operation at the end of March this year.
  • When completed, the eight units in the project will form a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power system with a total output of 5,300 megawatts (MW).
  • Koji Nishikawa, President and Managing Director of Mitsubishi Power (Thailand), spoke of his company's commitment to its work in Thailand.
  • The newly inaugurated M701JAC is a core component of the power plant in Chonburi Province, which is operated by Gulf SRC Company Limited*.

Thailand's First Demonstration Project of Optimized Performance Enabling Network for Volt/Var(Q) (OPENVQ) in Power Transmission Networks

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:21am

Then, the purchase of electricity from neighboring countries and construction of new power generation facilities, such as hydroelectric power plants and/or photovoltaics (PV), are being considered as alternatives.

Key Points: 
  • Then, the purchase of electricity from neighboring countries and construction of new power generation facilities, such as hydroelectric power plants and/or photovoltaics (PV), are being considered as alternatives.
  • This demonstration project will install OPENVQ on EGAT's transmission network to reduce power losses through more advanced and more efficient operation of electric power systems, seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Stands for operating expenses and refers to expenditures related to the operation of power transmission systems in this demonstration project.
  • Stands for capital expenditures and refers to spending for physical assets such as transmission system facilities and control equipment in this demonstration project.

Spirit AeroSystems Reinvigorates its Commitment to Aftermarket Presence in Asia

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 8:30am

The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO costs for passenger and freight carriers in the region by keeping repairs local.

Key Points: 
  • The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO costs for passenger and freight carriers in the region by keeping repairs local.
  • EGAT also enables Spirit access to deliver broader nacelle MRO services to include CF6 powered aircraft and A320s.
  • We're committed to making investments in the region that align with our growth strategy and help increase readiness for growing fleet demands," said Jim Lickteig, Senior Director of Aftermarket Services at Spirit AeroSystems.
  • Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers.

California REALTORS® expect coronavirus to impact housing market, C.A.R. flash survey finds

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:16pm

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the coronavirus continues to evolve, California REALTORS expect the outbreak to negatively impact their business, primarily in the areas of home sales and time on market, according to a flash poll conducted by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (C.A.R.)

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the coronavirus continues to evolve, California REALTORS expect the outbreak to negatively impact their business, primarily in the areas of home sales and time on market, according to a flash poll conducted by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (C.A.R.)
  • Half of California REALTORS expect there will be a negative impact on home sales and 49 percent said time on market will be impacted.
  • More than one-half (55 percent) said there would be no impact on market competition, closing (53 percent) or price (45 percent).
  • The survey was conducted March 6-9 via email and asked members how the coronavirus outbreak was affecting their business.

INNIO Signs Agreement with EGAT to Develop Advanced Microgrid Solutions in Thailand

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:18pm

EGAT is planning to install a Jenbacher gas engine from INNIO that runs on 100% renewable gases such as biogas and green hydrogen and support the green microgrid demonstration.

Key Points: 
  • EGAT is planning to install a Jenbacher gas engine from INNIO that runs on 100% renewable gases such as biogas and green hydrogen and support the green microgrid demonstration.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191115005236/en/
    From left to right: Tawatchai Sumranwanich (EGAT, Generation and Transmission System Planning Division), Patana Sangsriroujana (EGAT, Deputy Governor Strategy), Carlos Lange (INNIO, President & CEO) and Anand Anton (INNIO, General Manager Sales and Services APAC).
  • We are excited to work with INNIO on this project, as we develop a green microgrid demonstration project at EGAT.
  • Our plans are to install that kind of solution across Thailand and possibly beyond, said Patana Sangsriroujana, Deputy Governor - Strategy, EGAT.

CEZ Group Turns to Gore to Reduce Mercury Emissions From Their Mělník I Power Plant in the Czech Republic

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:30am

The Czech Republic, like many other countries in Central and Eastern Europe, will rely on coal for power production for many more years.

Key Points: 
  • The Czech Republic, like many other countries in Central and Eastern Europe, will rely on coal for power production for many more years.
  • A proven, reliable and low cost technology to reduce emissions is needed to meet current and future regulations and to minimize negative environmental impact.
  • The GORE Mercury and SO2 Control System has already been proven for four years in several US coal-fired power plants.
  • CEZ is confident that Mlnk will again confirm the suitability of the system, especially for European lignite-based power plants.

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Updates Sales Expectations for Fiscal Year 2018 Ahead of ICR Conference

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 11:45am

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today updated its revenue expectations for the 2018 fiscal year in conjunction with its presentation at the ICR Conference 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW) today updated its revenue expectations for the 2018 fiscal year in conjunction with its presentation at the ICR Conference 2019.
  • Total revenues were $364.0 million for the recast 53-week period ended February 3, 2018.
  • The $9.9 million impact of these two items would adjust total fiscal 2017 recast year revenues to $354.1 million.
  • Sharon Price John, Build-A-Bear Workshop Chief Executive Officer commented, We believe that fiscal 2018 had several anomalies that converged to negatively impact our business.

Working Parents in 2018: 78% Say You Can Have it All, According to New CareerBuilder Survey

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:02am

Of workers who have a child living at home, 78 percent say it's possible to be successful in your career and as a parent.

Key Points: 
  • Of workers who have a child living at home, 78 percent say it's possible to be successful in your career and as a parent.
  • Further, while 33 percent of working moms say they feel more successful as a parent, only 22 percent of working dads say the same.
  • Eighteen percent of working parents say work is negatively impacting their relationship with their spouse or significant other, most common for workers in health care (24 percent).
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