Products & Technology

Boosting ROI With Turbocharger Upgrade

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Upgrading ABB turbochargers at two power plants in the Caribbean boosted engine performance and led to a solid return on investment (ROI), according to an independent study by US-based Forrester Consulting. The study...

MAN Puts Pressure On Fuel

By Bo Svensson Over the last decade, the marine market has become more interested in operating propulsion engines on gas fuel, at least as one of the fuels in a dual-fuel installation. Environmental regulations, which have...

Valve Control Management Completes Field Testing

ABB said its variable valve train system, Valve Control Management (VCM), has successfully completed durability testing on an MTU high speed gas engine. ABB said each VCM actuator ran for 7000 hours on the engine,...

ABB Says New Turbocharger Packs Extra Power

ABB Turbocharging has developed a new turbocharger the company said is dedicated to increasing uptime, higher power density and lower operating costs for high-speed diesel engines. The TPX44-H (Turbo Power eXtra) was launched at the...

GE Expands Battery Storage Solutions

GE said it is expanding its battery storage solutions to all of its power plants globally. The company said its battery storage system works kind of like a hybrid car: gas turbine peakers and batteries...

Wärtsilä, ENGIE Sign LNG Pact

  Wärtsilä and French multinational energy company ENGIE have agreed to develop solutions and services within the small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) business sector. The announced memorandum of understanding (MoU) covers four work streams: LNG for...

Voith Digital Solutions Opens New High-Tech Campus In NC

Voith said its new high-tech campus in Raleigh, N.C., USA, is a place where bright minds can come together to learn, teach, discover and bring the Internet of Things to life for all of...

The New Frontier: System Integration

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Editor’s Note: The concept of system integration has become more and more important for manufacturers of mobile vehicles, marine vessels and power stations. Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide spoke with Dr. Marko...

Acoustic Coupling For Marine, Rail Powertrains

Geislinger has presented the new Silenco acoustic coupling, an acoustically-optimized misalignment coupling designed to minimize the transfer of the structure-borne noise in powertrain applications such as marine propulsion and rail traction systems, electric drives...

Parker Deploys 37.5 MW Of Power Conversion Systems

Parker Hannifin said its power conversion technology is now operating at two large-scale energy storage projects in Southern California. Parker was selected as the inverter supplier to two AES Energy Storage installations totaling 37.5 MW...

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