New CX 400 power package for Versailles

Centrax recently completed a high-profile installation with the commissioning of its first Siemens CX400 package. This 12MW unit is now meeting 40 per cent of the hot water demand of the French city of Versailles, on the outskirts of Paris, while also producing electricity for sale to French power utility EDF.

Alstom to supply equipment for 11 gas turbines in Libya

French power equipment and train manufacturer Alstom SA recently signed a contract to supply equipment for 11 gas turbines to Libya's power utility General Electricity Company of Libya, or GECOL. The 11 turbines were originally provided by Alstom to five different power plant locations.

Alstom to service 420 MW combined cycle plant in Moscow

mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:Arial;color:#333333\">Alstom and JSC Mosenergo, Russia, recently signed a long-term service agreement for a PGU-420 combined cycle power plant. The contract signed for the 420 MW power generating unit # 8 at the combined heat and power plant TPP-26, located in Moscow is valued at more than Euros 100 million.

Iran to inaugurate two plants with 648 MW capacity

MHI bags Thai order for 1,600 MW gas turbine

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. recently received a turnkey order from a unit of Japan's Electric Power Development Co. to build a gas turbine combined cycle power generation plant in the Thai province of Ayutthaya. The 1,600-MW project is aimed at hiking power supply to meet Thailand's growing power demand stemming from its economic growth, the company said.

Uruguay diversifies energy mix with 530 MW combined cycle plant

Three new combined cycles improve efficiency, reduce emissions

Three new power plants officially began serving North Carolina customers at the end of 2012, representing a combined investment of nearly $3.65 billion and marking another significant milestone in Duke Energy's commitment to meet electricity needs with cleaner generation.

Marubeni bags 400MW contract in Bangladesh

Marubeni Corporation, in partnership with Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. in Korea, has been awarded a contract from Bangladesh Power Development Board for the construction of a 400MW gas-based combined cycle power plant in Bibiyana. The contract agreement was signed recently in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Sasol's gas engine power plant goes live

Sasol's R1.9 billion gas engine power plant in Sasolburg went live recently and began producing electricity as part of the facility's test phase. The plant, using natural gas as feedstock, has an operating capacity of 140 MW and is the largest power plant using gas engines installed in South Africa.

Centrax to supply generator sets to Russia

Centrax recently announced that it has won a new order for the supply of two CX501-KB7 generator set packages to Nobel Oil in Russia. The two outdoor packages will be located at an oil and gas facility in the Yuzhno-Oshkoye Field which is located in Russia's Komi Republic, approximately 1,000 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The 5.2 MWe generator sets will each be used to power the oil extraction plant at the site, and will be powered by associated gas from the oil production process, significantly reducing quantities of gas flared at site.


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