TVA begins operations of 800MW combined cycle plant
May 3 2012 -
Commercial operations of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) John Sevier Combined Cycle Plant commenced recently. The new gas-fired facility incorporates a three-on-one design (three gas combustion turbines, along with one steam turbine) that provides a total generating capacity of 880 MW.
H6660 TurboTreater units are capable of meeting AMS 2750D applicable requirements.
Allied Power Group (APG) in Houston, Tex. will be installing two new Ipsen Model H6660 TurboTreaters into their recently expanded manufacturing facility. Allied Power Group delivers repair of industrial gas turbine components including hot gas path and combustion components.
PIC to provide complete care for Mustang combined cycle facility in Texas
May 3 2012 -
PIC Group, Inc. has entered into an operations and maintenance contract with Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. to provide full care, custody and control O&M services to GSEC’s Mustang Station facility, located near Denver City, Texas. The facility is currently comprised of two GE 7231FA combustion turbine generators, and an ABB VAX steam turbine generator, operating in combined cycle mode.
Frame 6B gas turbines to provide 500 MW power to Australian facility
April 30 2012 -
In a joint venture with EPC firm CH2M Hill, UGL Limited has recently been awarded a $550 million contract for the construction of a combined cycle power plant for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Northern Territory of Australia. As part of the agreement, GE will engineer and supply gas turbines, steam turbines and heat recovery steam generators for the $32.63 billion project. The CH2M Hill-UGL joint venture will design and supply the rest of the plant, as well as constructing the project.
Siemens wins service contract for solar-combined cycle hybrid power plant
April 28 2012 -
Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract to provide long-term maintenance services at Algeria's first solar-combined cycle hybrid power plant. The order was placed by Abengoa for its 150 megawatt solar hybrid plant operating at the Hassi R'Mel natural gas field in northern Algeria. The contract includes preventative and corrective maintenance for two SGT-800 gas turbines, which Siemens installed in April 2011.
Two M501GAC gas turbines to power Canadian GTCC plant
April 26 2012 -
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. has received an order from TransAlta Generation Partnership, a subsidiary of TransAlta Corporation, Canada, to supply two M501GAC gas turbines for installation at the Sundance 7 Power Generation Facility now under construction in Alberta. The gas turbines will be core components of the new natural gas-fired 800 megawatt gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation plant.
Trent 60 gas turbine technology boosts power generation in Australia
April 26 2012 -
Rolls-Royce announced recently that two of its Trent 60 gas turbines have successfully entered service at Power and Water Corporation’s Channel Island Power Station in Australia’s Northern Territory. The gas turbine units are each capable of providing up to 58 megawatts of electrical power, when operating with water injection, and in combination have boosted the electricity generation capacity of the Darwin-Katherine power system by nearly 25 per cent.
Siemens to support construction of 1,600 MW gas turbine power station in Nigeria
April 24 2012 -
Siemens recently signed a technical partnership agreement with the Nigerian company Scanpower for the construction of a 1,600 MW gas turbine power station at Lekki, Lagos. The agreement was recently signed by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Power to strengthen their strategic partnership with Siemens.
Turbine fracturing pump powered by natural gas commissioned in Louisiana
April 24 2012 -
Green Field Energy Services, Inc. recently announced the company’s commissioning of a turbine-driven fracturing pump, powered by natural gas, which flowed in from a pipeline at the Port of West St. Mary in South Louisiana. The fracturing pump was run on a variety of rates and pressures, designed to simulate oilfield fracturing operations, and it showcased an outstanding performance in rate and horsepower while operating on natural gas.