Carsten J. Reinhardt has recently been appointed as Member of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith and as President and CEO of Voith Turbo & Co. KG. As of July 1, 2012, Reinhardt will succeed Dr. Hubert Lienhard who had held this function since January 1, 2012 in addition to his office as President and CEO of the Corporate Board of Management of Voith.
ThermoEnergy Corp. and ITEA S.p.A. announced recently that they will work together to promote, finance, design and construct a 50 MW pilot plant and a 320 MW commercial facility in the United States using a clean coal technology called pressurized oxy-combustion.
Wood Group GTS recently secured a maintenance agreement with Maersk FPSOs to support multiple Siemens gas turbines operating on their Curlew and North Sea Producer Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units. The five-year contract encompasses planned and unplanned maintenance activities on six Siemens gas turbines including two TB5400, two SGT-200 (Tornado) and two SGT-100 (Typhoon) engines.
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.
Dresser-Rand clients can get their gas and steam turbine repairs performed here
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.