Gas Turbines News

  • Pushing Plant’s Power

    GE’s Power Services and Songas Ltd. have signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) to upgrade equipment at Songas’ Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MYA encompasses GE’s Fleet360* platform of total plant solutions, helping Songas ensure the long-term, reliable operation of its power plant, GE ...

  • Bigger Gas Option From Siemens

    Siemens has launched a new gas engine with a power output of two MW for power generation applications. The new E-series gas engine includes the SGE-86EM for the 50 Hz market and the SGE-100EM for the 60 Hz market. The 12-cylinder GE-86EM and the SGE-100EM engines provide a broader spectrum of efficient products and solutions for clean, ...

  • Power For The Paper

    Italian paper manufacturer Lucart Group has ordered two of GE’s new NovaLT12 gas turbines for cogeneration applications at two facilities in the Tuscany region. The NovaLT12 is 12% smaller than the NovaLT16 and can operate at up to 37% efficiency when working at full load, GE said. ...

  • Siemens, Chromalloy Partner On Blade, Vane Cast Components

    Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp. have entered a partnership to form a new joint venture called Advanced Airfoil Components that will supply Siemens with turbine blade and vane cast components for power generation. Both partners are investing approximately US$130 million in combined value to create a new production facility. This ...

  • WKC Group Engineers Undertake the Detailed Noise Modelling Study for the Karbala Refinery Project in Iraq

    WKC Group recently undertook a detailed noise modelling study for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Phase of the Karbala Refinery Project (KRP), located 100km south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi oil ministry awarded the US$6 billion contract to the Korean consortium of Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC), Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd (HEC), GS Engineering and Construction ...


    By WKC Group

  • Amphibious Power Order For Fairbanks Morse

    Fairbanks Morse will supply the Ship Service Diesel Generator (SSDG) sets for the electric power generation system aboard the U.S. Navy’s newest America class amphibious assault warship, the LHA 8. Construction of the generator sets will begin later this year. They are scheduled to be delivered to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA, in 2019. The six ...

  • Siemens to build cogeneration plant in Berlin

    Siemens has received an order to build a new cogeneration plant in the Marzahn district of Berlin. The company will act as general contractor for the energy utility company Vattenfall Europe Wärme AG to erect this natural-gas fired combined-cycle power plant with district heat extraction. The centerpiece of the plant will be its gas turbine, which will be manufactured at Siemens' gas turbine ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Isolite Acquired By Hitachi Chemicals

    Hitachi Chemicals has acquired the Isolite group – a provider of thermal and acoustic management solutions for automotive, aviation, marine and industrial applications – from HQ Equita. Isolite’s thermal and acoustic insulation and encapsulation solutions are, among other things, integrated in combustion engines, turbines, exhaust gas treatment components, batteries and ...

  • GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher gas engines distributor for an additional six countries in Africa

    GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa GE’s Gas Engine Technology Helps Customers in Africa Address Ongoing Energy Supply and Grid Reliability Concerns With Addition of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda, Clarke Energy is Now a Distributor of GE’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Experts Outline Pathway for Generating Up to Ten Terawatts of Power from Sunlight by 2030

    The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction of global electricity demand is far from being realized. Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), their counterparts from similar institutes in Japan and Germany, along with researchers at universities ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Experts Outline Pathway for Generating Up to Ten Terawatts of Power from Sunlight by 2030

    The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction of global electricity demand is far from being realized. Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), their counterparts from similar institutes in Japan and Germany, along with researchers at universities ...

  • GE and Southern California Edison Debut World`s First Battery-Gas Turbine Hybrid

    GE and Southern California Edison (SCE) recently unveiled the world's first battery-gas turbine hybrid system in Norwalk, California. This is the first of two units that GE has delivered for SCE only months after announcing initial deployment plans of this innovative technology. The system, called the LM6000 Hybrid Electric Gas Turbine (Hybrid EGT)* supports SCE's increasing renewable energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Notice to attend the annual general meeting of Powercell Sweden

    The leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) summons shareholders to Annual General Meeting May 9, 2017, and presents the annual report for 2016. The shareholders of PowerCell Sweden AB (publ), company registration no. 556759-8353, are hereby given notice to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, 9 May 2017 at 3:00 pm in the company’s ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • EnviTec Biogas makes plants fit for the future

    The most northerly village in North Rhine-Westphalia is setting standards in flexibilisation. With the addition of two combined heat and power (CHP) units from GE Jenbacher, the operators of Bioenergie Preußisch Ströhen are investing in the future of their biogas plant in the Minden-Lübbecke district. The twin 500 kW standard plant now offers the option of seasonal operation. ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • GE & Caithness Announce Innovative Power Deal that Could Exceed $1B to Build Multiple HA Combined-Cycle Power Plants in US

    GE and Caithness Energy recently announced an exclusive agreement with the intent to pursue development of multiple new HA combined-cycle power plants in the United States. The equipment package that GE will deliver as part of the agreement has a total value that could exceed $1 billion. The package is configured to include up to six high-efficiency HA gas turbines, six steam turbines, six heat ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Innovative Communications System for

    The Isle of Wight is benefitting from an innovative system that has helped more generation to connect on the island whilst preventing it overloading the electricity network. The communications system used by one generator to connect to the Isle of Wight network, was the first of its kind to be installed on Scottish and Southern Electricity Network's (SSEN) electricity distribution network. By ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement for the construction of a biogas plant in Indonesia

    Lohne-based EnviTec Biogas AG today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with PT Herfinta Farm & Plantation (Indonesia) and Calfield SDN BHD (Malaysia) for the construction of a biogas plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will contribute a total of 4 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The contract signing ceremony in Berlin was attended by His Excellency ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • SoftInWay and OPEN MIND Technologies Offer Total Turbomachinery Solution

    SoftInWay Inc. and OPEN MIND Technologies AG announce a cooperation agreement to provide a complete solution for the design, development and manufacturing of gas turbine components and other types of turbomachinery.  Both companies are known for their best-in-class software platforms that provide component developers the needed productivity tools to accelerate the product development and ...


    By SoftInWay Inc.

  • Innova Sharpens Focus on Canada`s Heavy Oil Sector Following Acquisition of EIT’s IP

    International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) is sharpening its business focus on Canada’s heavy oil sector after acquiring the liquidated intellectual property assets of commercial rival Express Integrated Technologies (EIT). Innova President and CEO Mr. Harry Wong said EIT had developed a core range of products for use within Alberta’s Oil Sands ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • California farm selects Emerson to help manage innovative microgrid power project

    Stone Edge Farm has selected Emerson (NYSE: EMR) automation technologies to provide efficient and reliable operation of its new microgrid, a self-sufficient energy production and distribution facility relying on diverse sources of electricity including solar power, wind power, hydrogen power and advanced storage battery technology. Home to a farm, spa and vineyard in Sonoma, Calif., Stone Edge ...

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