Industry News

Dual-Fuel Power For Cruise Ship

Wärtsilä's dual-fuel 31DF engine has been selected to power the polar ice-class luxury cruise vessel being built for the France-based operator Ponant at Vard Søviknes, a part of VARD shipbuilding group in Norway. Because the 150-m...

GE Investing US$200 Million In Aeroderivative Business

Given the unique and growing needs for flexibility to balance the grid, GE Power said it has significant opportunity for its aeroderivative business and announced that it is investing more than US$200 million in...

Flannery Out At GE

Just over a year into his attempt to turn around a moribund GE, John Flannery is out as head of the company. The company announced that H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. has been named chairman and chief...

GE Transportation Announces New High-Speed Diesel Engine Program

GE Transportation announced a new high-speed diesel engine program that will serve the locomotive, marine and power generation segments. The engine platform, which was announced at the Innotrans trade show, is designed will provide improved...

Project Seeks Ways to Use Methane In Transportation, Energy

A three-year collaboration among 27 scientific, industrial and business partners is underway with the goal of finding ways to use methane-based fuels for transportation and energy production. Power-to-gas  In a so-called power-to-gas process that uses electric...

MAN Gets First Retrofit Order For New Engine

MAN Energy Solutions announced that it had received the first retrofit orders for its new MAN B&W ME-LGIP engine. The contract with Oslo-listed BW LPG involves the world’s first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2...

Megawatts For ‘Mega Mosque’

GE’s Distributed Power business said that Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized channel partner of Jenbacher gas engines in Algeria, has been selected by the developers of the new Djamaâ el Djazaïr mosque (the Great Mosque...

Kings Mountain Energy Center Operational

Officials from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas joined with NTE Energy executives to mark the formal start of operations at a new combined cycle plant in North Carolina, USA. The Kings Mountain Energy Center is...

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...

Wärtsilä Announces ‘Smart Technology Hub’

Wärtsilä said it is developing a €200 million Smart Technology Hub, a center of research, product development and production, in Vaskiluoto, Vaasa, Finland. By 2020, all of Wärtsilä's functions and personnel in central Vaasa will...

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