Gas Turbines

Ansaldo Supplying H Class Turbine For Chinese Power Plant

Shanghai Electric Gas Turbine Co. and Ansaldo Energia signed a contract worth about €60 million for the supply of the first Ansaldo Energia H class GT36 gas turbine for Minhang combined cycle power plant...

Making The Case For Aeroderivatives

GE Power leadership will “double-down” in the aeroderivative market as it invests more than US$200 million in the segment over the next three years. Most of the spending focuses on the company’s main service center...
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PW Power Systems Moves Into Oil & Gas Industry

PW Power Systems said that it will supply a 30 MW aeroderivative gas turbine generators to its first customer in the oil and gas production industry. The FT8 MOBILEPAC will be delivered to U.S. Well...

Gas Turbine Exchange Completed In Spain

GE’s Power Services announced the completion of an aeroderivative gas turbine exchange at COMETA’s Talosa plant in Soria, Spain. COMETA, owned by Grupo Losan, is a producer of wood-based panels and faced the need to...

Opra Names van Riet CEO

OPRA Turbines said Juha van Riet has assumed the role of chief executive officer and reports to the company's Supervisory Board. van Riet holds a Master of Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University...

Evolutionary Development

Upgrading the performance of gas turbines has been common since the first gas turbines were introduced more than a hundred years ago. Often turbines were introduced with relatively conservative outputs and efficiencies followed by...

Capstone Secures Microturbine Orders In Germany

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it secured orders for eight C65s and a C200R microturbine for facilities throughout Germany. E-Quad Power Systems GmbH, Capstone’s distributor in Germany, secured the orders and all nine microturbines are expected...

GE Cites Oxidation Problem In New HA Turbine

GE said that four of its new HA gas turbines have been shut down due to an “oxidation issue” with turbine blades and said it expects the problem to affect more of the 51...

Turbine Upgrade Boosts Output At Mexico Plant

GE’s Power Services business said its cross-fleet gas turbine upgrade project at the Fuerza y Energía de Tuxpan facility in Mexico achieved an output increase of 9.2% and a 2.9% efficiency improvement on one...

New HL-Class Gas Turbines Grow In The Market

Siemens has received an order for the first 50-Hz unit of the SGT-9000HL type, which will be delivered to the Scottish energy company SSE plc for the new gas-fired power station Keadby 2 in...

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