Power Generation

A Milestone For Steam Turbines

BY ROBERTA PRANDI GE Power Services business, in consortium with NGSL (a joint venture of GE and THE Indian utility NTPC Limited), completed a project for the modernization at the Ukai Power Station of Gujarat...

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...

Siemens Restructuring Power And Gas

BY JACK BURKE Siemens announced will cut about 6900 jobs, mainly at its power and gas division, as the company tries to cope with a rapidly changing global power market. “The power generation industry is experiencing...

Broadening Battery Protection

BY CHAD ELMORE When it was introduced in 2016, the MicroGenius 2 battery charger was the most successful product launch since Stored Energy Systems, LLC (SENS), was founded in the 1970s. Designed for the engine-generator...

Mobile Gas Turbine To Afghanistan

Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bayat Power and the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to provide its SGT-A45 mobile gas turbine for a three-phase energy project in Afghanistan. Upon...

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...

Turning Up The Power In Italy

BY IAN CAMERON Centrax Gas Turbines has installed and commissioned two CX501-KB5 DLE generator sets for Hera, an Italian multi-utility company. The two packages, powered by Siemens 501-K engines, were made at Centrax’s headquarters in Newton...

1000 MW Power Plant Planned

Tyr Energy Inc. has chosen Siemens as the technology partner for the Hickory Run Energy Center, a new 1000 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP) to be built by Kiewit Power Constructors...

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...

ABB Expands Indonesian Footprint With New Switchgear Plant

ABB inaugurated a manufacturing facility for high-voltage switchgear in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. This is part of ABB’s continued footprint expansion in the country including the establishment of a new...

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