APR Energy contract in Latin America

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.

Alstom wins Chinese contract


Alstom's GT13E2 gas turbine generator was selected for the combined cycle plant.

Myanmar to hire gas turbines from Japan

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.

LM6000 Israel gas turbine

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.

Turboden waste heat

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Trent Dolphin



Rolls-Royce has been awarded contracts worth $136 million to supply technology and long-term services support to Dolphin Energy Limited which transports natural gas from Qatar to the United Arab Emirates and Oman via a 364 km subsea pipeline.

(Ras Laffan processing plant)

First gas turbine reconditioning workshop in Vietnam

French conglomerate Alstom and Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) recently announced a partnership that would establish a gas turbine reconditioning workshop in southern coastal Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province's Phu My Town. This joint venture would help power generating organizations to shorten the time for getting units to back into operation, contributing to the assurance of the nation's energy security, according to Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

Alstom completes Shoaiba III power plant

Global power company Alstom recently announced the successful completion of the handover of the 1.2 GW Shoaiba III steam power plant to the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), following the completion of the project's final unit. Comprising three individual 400 MW blocks, construction of the Shoaiba III plant began in September 2008 and has been built around Alstom's STF40 steam turbines and GIGATOP 2-pole turbogenerators. The plant is fired by crude oil.

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LM2500 aeroderivatives to power US Navy

GE Marine delivered eight LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines recently that will power the United States Navy’s DDG 113 and DDG 115 destroyers, in the DDG 51 restart program. Commencing with this program, the U.S. Navy has adopted GE’s recommended LM2500 common engine initiative. 


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