Products & Technology

Sensing Larger Opportunities

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Sensor-Technik Wiedemann (STW), a specialist in measurement technology, control, automation, telematics and electrification of drivelines and auxiliary drives, announced it will expand its activities in sensors for large engines based on its...

Driving Utility Profit Digitally

GE launched an expanded suite of Predix –based software applications designed to  harness the power of the Industrial IoT to drive new profit opportunities for power producers and utilities. The new ‘Digital Utility’ solutions connect...

A Cleaner Marine Concept

At the Nor-Shipping trade show in Oslo, Volvo Penta is launching a new engine and aftertreatment concept for heavy-duty marine operations that are designed to comply with the forthcoming implementation of emissions standards. The solution...

Quick Work In Dubai

Siemens said it has completed extensive service operations on the gas turbines at Jebel Ali K-station in what it called a record time of only 29 working days. The Dubai power plant is owned by...

Power Boost For FleXtra

GE’s Distributed Power announced it has worked with pilot customer Stadtwerke Rosenheim to develop a modification and upgrade for its Jenbacher J920 FleXtra gas engine that increases the power output of the engine by...

New Thermal Deal For GE

GE and Invenergy LLC have signed an agreement to deploy GE’s Predix based Asset Performance Management (APM) software on 13 GE turbines at six gas-operated thermal plants in the U.S., with an operating capacity...

Battery-Gas Turbine Hybrid System Up And Running

GE and Southern California Edison (SCE) unveiled what the companies said was the world’s first battery-gas turbine hybrid system, the first of two units that GE has delivered only months after announcing initial deployment...

Tougher Bearing Materials Abound

BY BO SVENSSON Using cutting-edge materials such as silicon nitride, super tough stainless steel and polyetheretherketone (PEEK) can help prolong the life of bearings and improve machine performance, according to SKF. Some of the materials may...

A Cool Concept For Generator Sets

It’s not unusual for technologies to migrate from one market to another. In the case of engine-powered vehicles and equipment, emissions regulations and demands for reduced fuel consumption and quieter machines, have become important...

A Future In The Sky

  BY IAN CAMERON The use of drones to carry out critical inspection testing continues to gain momentum—not least in the oil and gas and marine and energy sectors. Proponents of the use of drones for inspection...

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