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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. The Lucart Group, an Italian multinational manufacturer of monolucid papers, tissue and airlaid products, has ordered two of the new of new NovaLT12 gas turbines from GE Oil & Gas for cogeneration applications (CHP) at two...
GE updating legacy Alstom products at Renusagar Captive Power Plant
GE and aluminum rolling company Hindalco industries LTD. announced an agreement to upgrade generation equipment at Hindalco’s Renusagar Captive Power Plant located in Uttar Pradesh, India. The steam turbine modernizations on legacy Alstom products provided by GE will help increase the plant’s efficiency by up to 6% and reduce the cost of power generation by approximately US$15 million over five years, the company said. “We are pleased to collaborate with GE on this project to demonstrate the...
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 plant in Berlin’s Moabit district. Scheduled to begin operation in 2020, this cogeneration facility will produce...
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Completes Transformation of Smart Power Plants System
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has transformed all its independently-operating power stations into a network of smart-grid-enabled smart power plants. This is a step forward for DEWA's clear and integrated innovation-based strategy to adopt new initiatives, plans and technologies, and it supports the UAE National Innovation Strategy, to make the UAE one of the most innovative countries in the world. It also supports the Dubai Innovation Strategy to make Dubai the most innovative city in the world. Th...
NEXTracker Delivers Advanced Tracker Technology to Largest Solar Power Plant in Western Hemisphere
NEXTracker™, a Flex company, announced today it has started supplying its advanced single-axis trackers to the largest solar power plant in the Western Hemisphere. This grid-connected project of over 750 megawatts will deliver energy to the Northern Mexico region under a long-term contract. Scheduled to enter commercial operation by mid-2018, NEXTracker has shipped over 200 MW to the project site to date. “Mexico, along with India, Australia and the Middle East is part of a new wave of renewable...