News

Combined cycle

Underwater cleaning at Tuxpan

In February, a cleaning process was undertaken on the submarine seawater intake conduits at the Tuxpan III and IV Combined Cycle Power Plant, which is located in the north of the State of Veracruz (Mexico) and entered commercial operation in 2003.

Wind

Start of construction on the first GPG wind farm in Australia

Construction of the Crookwell 2 Wind Farm will be undertaken thanks to a 20-year “Feed-in Tariff Entitlement”, which was awarded by the Government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in August 2016 to the company Crookwell Development Pty Ltd (CDPL) when it won the latest renewables auction promoted by this government body.

Combined cycle

Technological innovation supporting generation

The Combined-Cycle Power Plants of Global Power Generation in Mexico continuously operate with very high capacity factors due to a certain level of surplus capacity; i.e. the difference between the maximum output that can be produced and the long-term contracted power contract with the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).

Health and safety

Committed to health and safety in Kenya

Our goal is to prioritise safety by maintaining the five basic principles established in the “Health and Safety Commitment” at the forefront of everyone’s minds: nothing is more important than health and safety; every accident can be avoided; safety is a management responsibility; it is also an individual responsibility; and all work should be planned and carried out with safety in mind.

Combined cycle

GPG joins wholesale electricity market in Mexico

In January 2017, GPG received permission to launch operations in the Mexican market with 30 MW of power from the Norte Durango Combined Cycle Power Plant, a facility that began operating commercially in August 2010. Its construction, which began in early 2008, led to a transformation in Durango by being one of the largest construction projects undertaken in the State.

Certifications

GPG receives AENOR certifications

Global Power Generation was subject to an extraordinary audit by the Spanish Standardisation and Certification Association (AENOR) and was awarded certifications of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.