Iberdrola Engineering to build 674MW combined cycle plant in Salem, MA
December 13 2014 -
Footprint Power of Bridgewater, New Jersey has hired Iberdrola USA’s sister company, Iberdrola Engineering and Construction to build a 674MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) electric generating plant in Salem, Massachusetts.
Siemens H-class turbines to power combined cycle plant in Poland
December 10 2014 -
Siemens has bagged an order in Central Europe for the first time outside of Germany for turn-key erection of a combined cycle power plant to be equipped with the innovative Siemens H-Class gas turbine. PKN Orlen, Eastern Europe's mineral oil company is the customer for the 596 Megawatt (MWe) plant in Płock. Located around 100 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Warsaw, the plant is designed to be very flexible and can feed electricity into the national power grid.
Siemens hands over 242MW combined cycle plant in Australia
December 6 2014 -
Siemens recently completed the commissioning of Australia’s industrial power station, the Diamantina, consisting of two combined cycle power blocks, performing at more than 50 percent efficiency. Situated in Mount Isa in Queensland, the Diamantina combined cycle power station has been built adjacent to the existing Mica Creek station. It has a total capacity of 242 MW, which is sufficient to supply eco-friendly electricity to local mines operated by Glencore and to people living in the region.
GE summit aims to make the industrial internet real
December 3 2014 -
General Electric held its first Intelligent Platforms User Summit in Orlando, Florida in late October. It gathered together users and industry leaders to discuss the implications of the Industrial Internet. “If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you are going to wake up in the morning as a software and analytics company,” said Jeff Immelt, GE’s Chairman and CEO. “It’s all about using sensors and controls to get real-time data. Who uses that data best is going to increasingly determine who succeeds.”
Dresser-Rand to commercialize Ener-Core’s Gradual Oxidation technology
November 29 2014 -
Ener-Core, Inc., designer and manufacturer of proprietary Gradual Oxidizers, recently announced it has entered into a global licensing agreement with the Dresser-Rand Company to develop and market the Dresser-Rand KG2-3GEF two-MW gas turbine coupled with the Ener-Core oxidizer. The two companies will partner to market and sell the combined product to a variety of potential industrial customers including, coal mines, oil & gas refineries, oil & gas drilling sites, distilleries, food processing plants and landfills.
Man Diesel to supply steam turbine generator for waste-to-energy plant in the UK
November 29 2014 -
MAN Diesel & Turbo will soon supply a steam-turbine generator set for a waste-to-energy plant in the UK. CNIM’S Environment Division, based in Vélizy in south-western Paris, is general contractor (EPC) for the Wilton 11 project. The contract also includes the supply of generator, condenser, lube-oil system and the complete instrumentation-and-control technology.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the ‘Sayaringo STaGE,’ a next-generation LNG carrier. Developed as a successor to the ‘Sayaendo1,’ the company's LNG carrier evolved from carriers with Moss-type2 spherical tanks that are said to offer a high level of reliability. The adoption of apple-shaped tanks has enabled an approximate 16 percent increase in LNG carrying capacity without changing the ship's width. The incorporation of a hybrid propulsion system has boosted fuel efficiency by more than 20 percent compared to the Sayaendo.
GE signs service agreement with Emirates Global Aluminium
November 29 2014 -
GE Power & Water has signed a long-term contractual services agreement (CSA) with aluminum producer Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) to service and operate on turbines at the Taweelah aluminum smelter complex in Abu Dhabi. The Taweelah smelter is said to be the largest single-site smelter complex in Abu Dhabi, which has GE’s 9FA turbines installed for an aluminum project, said GE officials.
Siemens bags order for 869MW H-class combined cycle plant in Ohio
November 26 2014 -
Siemens recently received an order from Black & Veatch for Power Island equipment to be utilized at the newly developed Oregon Clean Energy Center (OCEC) in Oregon, northwest Ohio, which will be the site of an 869MW H-class combined-cycle power plant (CCPP).