In July, Elliott closed its Barnhart, Missouriservice center, known as Elliott MVP Services. Mike Lordi, Vice President,Global Service, said, “After careful evaluation of ourservice center capacity, we have decided to consolidate the operations of our St. Louisservice center with those of our Crown Point, Indiana service center; Jacksonville , Florida service center, and Elliott’s US Field Service operations.”
Siemens builds on its successful SGT6-5000F gas turbine platform with a step change in NOx emissions while firing fuel oil by demonstrating 25 ppm NOx emissions with water injection. The current industry standard is 42 ppm for other OEM F-Class gas turbines.
Co-Re-based alloys: a new material for gas turbines
May 19 2013 -
It is estimated that future gas turbines will function at temperatures 200⁰C higher than those of today and that the materials currently in use cannot withstand such high temperatures. So there is a need to investigate new materials capable of resisting very severe temperature conditions and the heavy load on modern gas turbines.
Fluor to develop 1,600MW natural gas-fired plant in Virginia
May 1 2015 -
Dominion Virginia Power recently awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract to Fluor, to develop a 1,600MW combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power station in Greensville County, Virginia, US. The natural gas-fuelled power station is likely to involve an estimated investment of more than $1bn.
Elliott Group opens turbomachinery service center in Tianjin, China
April 28 2015 -
Elliott Group announced recently that it will open a new, 5,780-sq.m. turbomachinery service center in the Technological and Economic Development Area (TEDA) of the Binhai New District, Tianjin, China. The new facility, to be opened on May 7, 2015, will repair and maintain rotating equipment for customers in the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, refining, and coal industries. The facility's location in TEDA and proximity to the Port of Tianjin Xingang is likely to make movement of equipment and components simpler.
Containerized inlet air cooling solution for gas turbines
April 28 2015 -
Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, has launched YCP-2020, said to be the first containerized Gas Turbine Inlet Air Cooling (GTIAC) mechanical based solution in the market. This new product offering expands the current portfolio of GTIAC solutions.
Siemens turbines to increase Dubai’s power plant capacity by 700MW
April 22 2015 -
German industrial group Siemens recently signed a $400 million contract to expand the M-Station power plant in Dubai. The deal with the emirate's state-owned utility DEWA is expected to increase the gas-powered plant's electricity-generating capacity to 2,760 MW from 2,060MW.
Alstom to supply 12 GRT steam turbines for Thailand grid
April 22 2015 -
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Toyo Engineering Corporation worth about 65 million euros (Bt2.2 billion) to supply 12 units of 35-45MW geared reaction steam turbine (GRT) generators, auxiliaries and condensers, to Gulf MP Co for 12 power plants in Thailand.