Prospects for global gas-fired generation were emphasized at the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute’s (IGTI) Turbo Expo in Copenhagen recently, despite the surge in renewables. EIA figures show that the most recent waves of generating capacity additions in the US include natural gas-fired units in the 2000s and renewable units, primarily wind, coming online in the late 2000s.
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A new 20,000-square foot Dresser-Rand Turbine Technology Services facility in Peterborough provides high quality repairs on industrial gas turbines, similar to the F-class repair facility in Houston, Texas. This is in addition to the service and repairs already provided for the steam turbines and gas compressors manufactured at the facility.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced recently that it would develop basic technologies for a triple combined cycle power generation system, which integrates solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) with a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system.
The Iraq Ministry of Electricity (MOE) has recently commissioned the new Taji power plant featuring GE technology, comprising four Frame 6B gas turbines, located 20 kilometers northeast of Baghdad. Taji Plant is expected to add 160MW of additional capacity to the Iraqi power grid and help meet the country's energy needs.
APR Energy recently signed a new 100MW contract in Latin America to provide its fast-track, temporary power solutions. The agreement provides for dual-fuel gas turbines to address anticipated supply shortages and seasonal demand requirements for the customer.
Myanmar will hire three 120MW gas turbines from Japan and buy a dozen heavy-duty generators from the United States and Singapore shortly, to ease the country 's power shortage, according to a report. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of an international conference on future of Asia held in Tokyo during the second half of May.
GE has shipped 12 LM6000-PC Sprint aeroderivative gas turbine-generators to the Dorad Energy power plant in Ashkelon, Israel, to fulfill part of its $200 million contract with Wood Group GTS. The plant will play a critical role in enhancing the reliability of Israel’s electric system and will be the largest, and one of the first, independent power plants built in Israel since the country deregulated its electricity markets several years ago.
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