Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) has signed an agreement to purchase two natural gas turbines worth NT$37.5 billion (about US$1.2 billion) with American company General Electric Co. (GE).
Taipower Chairman Yang Wei-fuu and GE Gas Power Chairman John Rice signed the agreement during a ceremony in Washington on Tuesday witnessed by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham and other political figures.
Under the agreement, Taipower will purchase two of GE's highly efficient H-class turbines worth NT$37.5 billion for the No. 8 and No. 9 generator units of the gas-fired Tatan Power Plant in Taoyuan.
Yang told CNA that the two gas turbines with capacities of 1,100 megawatts are expected to be put into service in 2021 and 2023, respectively.
Pushing an energy transition is one of the top priorities of Taiwan's government and involves adding natural gas-fired capacity and building solar power and offshore wind power facilities, Yang said.
Building on a more than 90-year family legacy, Freeman – the world’s leading brand experience company – today announced that Carrie Freeman Parsons has been chosen to succeed her father Donald S. Freeman Jr. (Don) as the next Chair of the company. Carrie currently serves as the Vice Chair of Freeman and has been actively involved in the business since 1985. With Carrie moving into the new role, Don Freeman will transition into the role of Chairman Emeritus later this year.
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For years, the construction industry has operated below the threshold of notice of hackers. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. The industry has now evolved to be a prime target for cyberattack. With the increase in technology innovation and customer data access, coupled with a lack of stringent security protocols and general low awareness of cybersecurity, cybercriminals see businesses in the construction field as low hanging fruit.
Leading brand experience company, Freeman, today announced that a founding group of top event technology companies have joined its open product ecosystem, FuzionSM. The recently announced ecosystem aims to help solve industry-wide integration challenges between digital solutions by connecting data across all points of the event life cycle to create a seamless experience for organizers and attendees.
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