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Power Plants Of The World

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide has a nearly 50-year history of covering not only engine developments, but their applications as well. We will once again feature coverage of Power Plants Of The World. The coverage...

Passing The Test

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corp. (MCO) announced they have successfully completed NOx testing of MHPS's two-shaft H-100 gas turbine. Rated 120 MW, MHI...

Power Down Under

APR Energy has commissioned two new power plants in South Australia designed to defend against summer power outages. In August, SA Power Networks contracted APR Energy to install and operate power plants in the suburbs of Adelaide that would add...

GE Plans Restructuring

GE CEO John Flannery announced the company would streamline its broad portfolio by selling its locomotive and lighting units and concentrate on power generation, aviation and healthcare. Flannery also said the company will consider selling...

Power Plant Order Gets Final OK

Wärtsilä has received full notice to proceed with the delivery of the 10 50SG engines for two new power plants being built by an investor owned utility in the USA. The plants are owned by...

Fuel Cells On A Cruise

By BO SVENSSON ABB will deliver what it calls the first fuel cell system to provide an energy source for a luxury cruise ship. The pilot installation on a Royal Caribbean International vessel includes control, converter...

ABC’s Electric And Hybrid Propulsion System Recieves Approval

Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC), a manufacturer of medium speed engines, has received Bureau Veritas approval and notations for its hybrid solutions. With the hybrid system’s approval by major classification company Bureau Veritas, ABC is able...

MHPS Nets Turbine Order

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has received an order for two H-25 gas turbines for an 80 MW liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fired combined cycle power plant project developed by Qingdao Energy Kaiyuan Thermoelectricity...

Moving Massive Machines

BY IAN CAMERON Throughout the global oil & gas and power generation industries one of the frequent challenges is one of the most basic — lifting huge, heavy pieces of equipment, often in hostile environments. With...

Optimizing Marine Engine Performance

Caterpillar Marine has introduced its Multi-Engine Optimizer (MEO) tool designed to leverage proprietary performance data and patented control algorithms to provide intelligence for power management systems. “MEO is designed to operate in conjunction with any...

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