Siemens turbines to power combined cycle plant in Michigan

Siemens is supplying two gas turbines and one steam turbine for the Holland Energy Park combined cycle power plant in Holland, Michigan, USA. The plant is likely to generate approximately 125 MW in summer and 145 MW in winter. Siemens is providing two SGT-800 gas turbines and one SST-400 steam turbine. Siemens will also provide a long-term service contract for the SGT-800 gas turbines.

Siemens commissions test center for gas turbine burners in Germany

Siemens has initiated operations at its Clean Energy Center, located in Ludwigsfelde, Germany. Developing the new burner test centre involved an investment of €100m, Siemens said.

Black & Veatch to install two 1,000MW combined cycle natural gas units in Texas

Exelon Generation has selected Black & Veatch as owner’s engineer for the installation of two 1,000MW combined cycle natural gas units in Texas. The units are likely to meet the growing electricity demand in Texas while reducing the amount of water used to produce power in the drought-prone state.

Siemens to build 200MW combined cycle plant in Malta

Siemens has received an order from Electrogas Malta for the turnkey construction of a 200MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP), which is valued at EUR 175 million.

Impressive start to 3rd Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium in Doha

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum (QP), the 3rd Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium (METS 2015) is taking place in Doha. Scheduled for 16-18 February, it features short courses running in conjunction with the event. QP is the event’s Titanium Sponsor and host organization.

Voith Turbo announces new Vice President Americas for power, oil and gas

Voith Turbo has announced that Javier Suarez will be the new Vice President Americas for the Power, Oil, and Gas division's Marine group. Suarez will be based at the division's regional headquarters in Houston, working with Ron Wilson, who is President Americas. Suarez will also be a member of the global Voith Marine management team. He has experience in the marine industry, including four years at Voith Turbo as Sales Area Manager for Voith Schneider Propellers, based in Germany.

New heat pump design promises efficient central heating

Johnson Controls is introducing a new technology in China to meet the growing demand for central heating that does not emit harmful pollutants.

Capstone receives follow-on order for five C800 microturbines in Mexico

Capstone Turbine Corp., a manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has received a follow-on order for five C800 microturbines for another phase of the Los Ramones pipeline project in Northeastern Mexico. Industrias Energetícas, Capstone’s distributor in Mexico, secured the initial order for the pipeline project in December 2014, which consisted of six C800 microturbines and sixteen C30 microturbines.

Starwood Energy buys natural gas-fired Quail Run project in Texas

Starwood Energy Group Global LLC has completed the purchase of the Quail Run Energy Center natural gas-fired combined cycle electric power generating facility in Odessa, Texas. Starwood Energy assumed ownership and began operating the power plant in January.

Mitsubishi signs power plant pact with Uzbekistan

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding with Uzbekistan state-operated energy company Uzbekenergo to collaborate on power plant operation and maintenance. MHPS will provide O&M support and related services for power plants owned by Uzbekenergo – two power plants, Navoi and Talimarjan, and a cogeneration plant called Tashkent which MHPS has previously supplied gas turbines and other core equipment.


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