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Construction Underway on FPL`s Eight New Universal Solar Power Plants
Florida Power & Light Company announced that construction is underway on its next eight solar power plants, continuing one of the largest solar expansions ever in the eastern U.S. The new plants, which will comprise a total of more than 2.5 million solar panels and nearly 600 megawatts of capacity combined, are all on track to begin powering FPL customers by early 2018. The company plans to build all of the new universal solar capacity cost-effectively - meaning that these investments will result in net...
Pushing Plant’s Power
GE’s Power Servicesand 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 said. The upgrades will help Songas increase efficiency at the plant and improve capacity by approximately 10 MW. Today, the power plant provides nearly 25% of the power in Tanzania. &ldquo...
One-stop fulfillment: Siemens Gamesa to supply EnBW Albatros offshore wind power plant as first German full-scope-project
Following the 497-megawatt (MW) order for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind power-plant, EnBW has also awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the installation of the neighboring 112-MW-project EnBW Albatros. The scope of supply includes 16 direct-drive SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines on monopile foundations and the grid connection via a Siemens Offshore Transformer Module (OTM). Siemens Gamesa will install both wind power plants in parallel. Installation will start in spring 2018. The projects are located 90...
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...