SKF magnetic bearings to equip subsea compression system off Norwegian coast

Wärtsilä to optimize power plant operations in Colorado

Wärtsilä, a supplier of power plant solutions and services, has signed a six-year maintenance agreement with Plains End II for its power plant in Colorado, USA. Plains End II is indirectly owned by Polaris Energy, LLC. 
Signed in August 2015, the agreement covers the delivery of spare parts, services and performance upgrades as well as training and services for major overhauls for the power plant's fourteen Wärtsilä 34SG engines with a combined output of 118 MW.

Duke Energy to reconfigure Asheville power plant

Duke Energy announced recently that the company was no longer planning to build a 45-mile transmission line and substation in Campobello when it builds two new natural gas plant in the Asheville area. Under the revised plan, the company will replace its coal plant in Asheville with two smaller gas units rather than one large plant.

MAN Diesel & Turbo delivers screw compressor unit to Indian company

MAN Diesel & Turbo will deliver a screw compressor unit, said to be the world's largest, for a Dry Lime Akzo Nobel soda production process in India. With the addition of a further screw compressor unit, Nirma Ltd., a manufacturer o

Siemens to provide gas turbines for 615 MW Mexican plant

Siemens will provide H-class power plant technology to Mexico, and the equipment will be installed in the new combined cycle power plant 298 CC Valle de México II. The natural gas-fired plant will have an installed capacity of 615 MW and will be located Acolman municipality. Its commercial operation is scheduled for December 2017.

Siemens to power gas-fueled combined cycle plant in Pennsylvania

Siemens will supply the power island for Panda Power Funds’ 1124 MW Hummel Station combined cycle power plant near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County in Pennsylvania, USA. After becoming operational in early 2018, the facility is likely to supply power for more than one million households in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Philadelphia and New York City.

Bechtel chosen as EPC contractor for 1GW combined cycle plant in Dover

Switzerland-based Advanced Power's affiliate Cricket Valley Energy recently selected Bechtel as an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for its proposed 1GW combined-cycle power generating facility in Dover, New York, US.
Designed to be an efficient natural gas-fired facility, it is likely to be equipped with advanced technologies to emerge as a clean power generating facility. The power plant will have three General Electric natural gas turbines, with a heat recovery steam generator and steam turbine generator each.

Wärtsilä to supply 378MW flexicycle power plant to El Salvador

Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply a Flexicycle power plant to Energía del Pacífico S.A. in Acajutla, El Salvador, said to be the first in Central America to be fired by LNG-based natural gas.
The €240 million, 378 MW plant is scheduled for completion in 2018 and is likely to feed electricity to the national grid. An LNG import terminal is expected to come up at the same location. 

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Kemper combined cycle plant completes first year of operation

Mississippi Power recently announced that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle power plant has generated enough power to meet one-third of Mississippi Power customers' electricity needs during its first year of operation.
The power plant began generating electricity in August 2014 and Kemper has generated more than 3.5 billion kilowatt hours, which is enough to meet the energy needs of 250,000 homes for a year.


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