In July, Elliott closed its Barnhart, Missouriservice center, known as Elliott MVP Services. Mike Lordi, Vice President,Global Service, said, “After careful evaluation of ourservice center capacity, we have decided to consolidate the operations of our St. Louisservice center with those of our Crown Point, Indiana service center; Jacksonville , Florida service center, and Elliott’s US Field Service operations.”
Siemens builds on its successful SGT6-5000F gas turbine platform with a step change in NOx emissions while firing fuel oil by demonstrating 25 ppm NOx emissions with water injection. The current industry standard is 42 ppm for other OEM F-Class gas turbines.
Co-Re-based alloys: a new material for gas turbines
May 19 2013 -
It is estimated that future gas turbines will function at temperatures 200⁰C higher than those of today and that the materials currently in use cannot withstand such high temperatures. So there is a need to investigate new materials capable of resisting very severe temperature conditions and the heavy load on modern gas turbines.
European bank to fund $200m for new gas-fired plant in Egypt
November 22 2015 -
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a $200m loan for a new gas-fired power plant in Egypt. EBRD will provide the loan to the Egyptian Electricity Holding (EEHC) that will be on-lent to West Delta Electricity Production (WDEPC) to develop a 1.8GW combined cycle gas-fired power plant at Damanhour in north-west of Cairo.
First upgrade order for GT13E2 after GE-Alstom merger
November 22 2015 -
GE Power Services, a unit of General Electric (GE) recently announced the first GT13E2 MXL2 gas turbine upgrade order since the completion of the GE-Alstom merger, at a combined-cycle power plant in Asia. GE will upgrade four GT13E2 gas turbines with MXL2 upgrade packages for state-owned enterprise EVN Power Generation Corporation 3 (EVNGENCO3) at the Phu My power complex in Vietnam.
GE installs 9HA gas turbines at Bhikki power plant in Pakistan
November 17 2015 -
To avoid blackouts, meet power needs, and help reduce the estimated 5 GW energy shortfall of the Punjab government, GE will provide two 9HA.01 gas turbines and associated equipment to Harbin Electric. The new 1.1 GW Bhikki combined cycle power plant will generate the power needed to supply more than six million Pakistani homes, and is likely to enter commercial operation in 2017. Harbin will handle engineering, procurement and construction of the plant.
Mitsubishi M501J gas turbines chosen for combined cycle plant in Mexico
November 13 2015 -
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPSA) has been awarded a contract by Spain-based Iberdrola SA, to provide two M501J gas turbines and one steam turbine for the (Comisión Federal de Electricidad) CFE Noreste combined cycle power plant, located in Escobedo, Nuevo León, Mexico.
PW Power Systems, Inc. (PWPS), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), recently announced successful commercial operation of three Mobilepac gas turbine generator packages in sub-Saharan Africa. The three Mobilepac units are located in Conakry, Guinea, and are operated by Miami Capital Holding Corporation's subsidiary, K-Energie.
The Mobilepac gas turbine package utilizes the Swiftpac gas turbine package technology. It is said to have environmental compatibility, dual fuel/dual frequency and remote operability.
Gemma Power Systems receives FNTP for Moxie Freedom combined cycle plant
November 11 2015 -
Gemma Power Systems, LLC (GPS) recently received Full Notice to Proceed (FNTP) with activities under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract from Caithness Moxie Freedom, LLC for a 1 GW combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant in Salem Township, Luzerne County, PA.