Industry News

Rolls Touts Hybrid Rail ‘Breakthrough’

Rolls-Royce is touting what it calls a pioneering breakthrough for hybrid rail drive systems. The company said both Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail, the state railway of the Republic of Ireland, and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest...

“Blue Sky” From GE Turbine Upgrades In Shenzhen

GE announced that it has successfully completed the world’s first installation of its DLN1.0+ with Ultra Low NOx combustion upgrade on nine GE 9E gas turbines at five power generation enterprises in China. The...

Cat’s Newest “Energy Container”

Caterpillar Inc. has announced a new 20 ft. (6 m) energy container for the Cat C32 standby diesel generator set that the company said reduces the onsite installation footprint for an enclosed power solution...

Wärtsilä Hybrid For Harvey PSV

A hybrid retrofit system utilizing Wärtsilä energy storage technology will be installed the Harvey Energy, a platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, which is owned by Louisiana, USA-based Harvey Gulf International Marine, is the...

Strong LNG Carrier Newbuild Market Spurs Wärtsilä, SHI Partnership

Wärtsilä and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) have signed an agreement aimed at establishing a more efficient solution for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier and shuttle tanker vessels including overall cost optimization, including both CAPEX and...

MTU’s New Mining Microgrids

Rolls-Royce announced it is expanding its portfolio of energy systems with the addition of microgrid solutions for mines from MTU Onsite Energy. Mine operators will now be offered a sustainable energy supply system that...

An LNG First For The Mediterranean

An Italian ferry with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel-gas supply system has entered service in the Mediterranean. MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer – installed the system aboard the Elio...

Renewables Account For Third Of Global Power Capacity: Report

Nearly two-thirds of all new global power generation capacity added in 2018 came from renewables, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report found that globally, 171 GW of...

Rolls, ABB Partnering On Microgrids

Rolls-Royce and ABB have announced a global partnership on microgrid technology and advanced automation for utilities, commercial and industrial entities. A microgrid is a small scale electric grid that combines power from distributed energy generation...

Wärtsilä Subsidiary Opens Diving Center In UAE

Trident, a subsidiary of Wärtsilä that performs underwater servicing work, has opened a new diving center facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The company said the expansion into a major global shipping region will enhance...