Power Generation

Keeping Thermal Options Open

Every engine that burns fuel to generate power also generates heat. Whether it’s a reciprocating engine or gas turbine operating on diesel, natural gas or heavy fuel, heat is a natural byproduct of combustion....

Jenbacher Engines For New Biogas Facility

GE said that global engineering and construction company M+W group has selected Jenbacher biogas engines for a new biogas-to-energy facility in Shepperton, Surrey, England. The Eco Park Waste treatment and power facility will also incorporate...

Possibilities—And Challenges—Remain Huge In Africa

BY BO SVENSSON Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide recently interviewed Rashid Shamshi, director of Wärtsilä Service Unit East Africa and managing director of Wärtsilä Eastern Africa, about the economic and political situation in the African energy...

GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines Power Algerian Factories

UK-based Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized distributor of Jenbacher gas engines in Algeria, will supply to Cevital Group for two on-site power plants with a combined output of 37.6 MW. The power plants will support...

MAN Cements Deal In Saudi Arabia

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received a contract to build a power plant for the Arabian Cement Company (ACC) in Saudi Arabia. The 40 MW plant will be equipped with two 18V48/60 TS engines and...

Wärtsilä Takes On A “Killer”

KivuWatt, a 25 MW power plant fueled by methane gas trapped in “killer lake” Lake Kivu, Rwanda, will be adding a fourth Wärtsilä 34SG engine. The plant in Kibuye, Rwanda is currently powered by three...

Capstone Set For Italian Job

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it received an order for a C1000 Signature Series microturbine to upgrade a local district heating facility in Northwest Italy. IBT Group, Capstone’s Italian distributor, secured the order, which is expected...

A Powerful First For Texas

BY JACK BURKE They say everything is bigger in Texas. That goes for the thirst for electrical power, too. Texas produces and consumes more electricity than any other state, accounting for more than 1/10th of total...

MAN Sees China’s Power Potential

BY ROBERTA PRANDI MAN Diesel & Turbo (MAN) recently inaugurated a gas-fired combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Shanghai, China—the first time the company’s MGT 6200 gas turbine has been used in the country. Although...

Marrying The Physical And Virtual Worlds

Siemens launches Digital Services For Energy at Hannover Fair Siemens Power Generation Services Division has developed a number of advanced, data-driven service offerings that combine big data with the company’s comprehensive domain expertise to support...

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