GE’s 6F gas turbines to supply 200MW power to Bangladesh

GE has signed a contract recently to supply two 6F gas turbine-generators that will produce nearly 200 MW of power to supplement Bangladesh’s power generation capacity. China Chengda Engineering, an international engineering corporation, will install the gas turbines at a gas-based combined-cycle power plant at Bhola, operated by the Bangladesh government.

Siemens delivers 415 MW Dangjin 3 gas power plant to South Korea

Siemens Energy and GS Engineering & Construction recently handed over the 415 MW Dangjin 3 (formerly Bugok 3) combined cycle power plant in South Korea. The Dangjin gas-fueled power plant is in Dangjin-City, in the Chungchong Nam-do province about 120 kilometers south of Seoul.

Yemen’s 400MW gas-fired plant to start power supply in 2014

The bulk of preparations for the launch of a second gas-fuelled power plant in Yemen's Marib province are complete, the Yemeni Ministry of Electricity and Energy announced recently. The plant is slated to have a capacity of 400 MW and enter into service in mid-2014, according to officials.

Two Siemens power plant blocks to provide Pennsylvania 829MW output at $400 m

Siemens has received an order from the U.S. for the delivery of two power plant blocks for the Liberty combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. Siemens will deliver two H-class gas turbines, two steam turbines, two generators, two heat recovery steam generators, as well as the electrical equipment and the control system.

MHI to build 977MW GTCC power plant in Thailand

Power plant equipment manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) recently secured a full-turnkey contract from independent power producer Khanom Electricity Generating Company (KEGCO) to build a 977MW gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant in Khanom in Southern Thailand. The company also received long-term service contract for the plant.

Duke Energy’s new combined cycle plant to undergo first ‘steam blow’ process

Duke Energy’s Sutton combined cycle plant will soon be completing its first ‘steam blow’ in Wilmington, according to a recent press release.

Siemens wins $967m contract to equip Saudi gasification power plant

Siemens AG recently won a $966.8 million contract to provide equipment for a power station in Saudi Arabia that is slated for operation by 2016. The contract covers 15 generators, 10 combustion gas turbines, 10 heat recovery steam generators and five steam turbines for the facility that would supply electricity to the Jazan Economic City, Siemens said.  The order is said to be the largest the company has received from state oil and gas company Saudi Aramco.

Potential targets and applications of modern-day GT-EL fleet

In his previous article, the author enumerated four reasons why the US should consider the GT-EL locomotive units once again.

Cameron unveils new Turbo-Air NX 12000 compressors for refinery applications

The new Turbo-Air NX product line from Cameron is the latest of integrally geared centrifugal compressors that is expected to be at the forefront of every plant managers’ mind.

PW Power Systems bags first contract for sale of FT4000 Swiftpac unit

PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., recently announced the sale of its latest aero-derivative power solution, the FT4000 gas turbine, to a unit of Exelon Generation. Exelon purchased a 120 MW simple-cycle FT4000 Swiftpac power generation unit.

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