Power Generation

Kohler & Liebherr Announce New Large Diesels

BY MIKE OSENGA After a gestation period of more than eight years, a new line of generator drive diesel engines have been jointly announced by Liebherr and Kohler Power Systems.  The new engines, to be...

The Wisdom Behind Welland

BY MIKE BREZONICK When GE broke ground on its new engine manufacturing facility in Canada a few weeks ago, it marked a significant step toward the end of one era and the beginning of the...

Temporary Power Outage For Siemens

Siemens announced it will temporarily shut down its Power and Gas (PG) division as the company seeks to regain its footing in the marketplace. The recent announcement underscores the difficulties the company has faced in...

A New Class Of Gas Turbines

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Siemens unveiled its new HL-class, the next generation of larger air-cooled gas turbines that represents a push for higher power plant efficiency – a must for operators nowadays – with the gas...

Siemens Restructuring Power And Gas

BY JACK BURKE Siemens announced it 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...

Taking Powerful Steps

BY DJ SLATER Fairbanks Morse is taking major steps to become more than a medium-speed engine provider. The first moves by the Beloit, Wis., division of EnPro Industries, came in the form of the Trident OP...

Wärtsilä Wins Power Project In Aruba

Wärtsilä has been contracted to deliver a 102 MW dual-fuel power plant to the Caribbean island of Aruba. The plant was ordered by the local utility, Water – En Energiebedrijf Aruba N.V. (WEB), to enable...

Rolls Launches New Version Of Bergen Engines

Rolls-Royce launched a V-line version of the new B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas engine series. The additions complete the engine family, which was launched three years ago. “This is an important milestone for us....

Exacting Efficiency

BY JACK BURKE A little bit here, a little bit there. That’s part of the strategy GE Power said it has employed to achieve 64% efficiency for its 9HA.02 gas turbine in combined cycle. GE Power now...

Going Strong

BY JACK BURKE A little more than a year after the first GE Power HA turbine plant went into service, the company’s fleet of HA turbines has hit more than 30 000 combined operating hours...

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