Kemper combined cycle plant completes first year of operation
October 23 2015 -
Mississippi Power recently announced that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle power plant has generated enough power to meet one-third of Mississippi Power customers' electricity needs during its first year of operation.
The power plant began generating electricity in August 2014 and Kemper has generated more than 3.5 billion kilowatt hours, which is enough to meet the energy needs of 250,000 homes for a year.
Siemens to supply turbines for 2.5GW plant in Qatar
October 23 2015 -
Siemens has received a turbine supply order from Samsung C&T for a 2.5GW combined cycle power generating facility in Qatar. Under the contract, Siemens will deliver six SGT5-4000F gas turbines, four SST5-4000 steam turbines and ten SGen5-1200A-series generators to the power plant.
Being developed as a part of a complex, the facility houses an integrated seawater desalination unit by Samsung C&T, along with its consortium partner Hitachi Zosen, in the Umm al Houl Economic Zone in the southern part of the country.
Siemens signs 18-year service contract for nine aeroderivative gas turbines
October 19 2015 -
Siemens has signed a long-term service contract with Dolphin Energy Limited, headquartered in Abu Dhabi. For the company’s Dolphin Gas Project in Qatar, Siemens will provide service and maintenance for nine aeroderivative gas turbines from former Rolls-Royce Energy and the related nine Dresser-Rand compressors with a term of 18 years.
Through the acquisitions of Rolls-Royce Energy and Dresser-Rand, Siemens said it increased its installed base six times to more than 120,000 units of gas turbines, steam turbines and compressors.
MAN Diesel & Turbo forms subsea compression alliance with Aker Solutions
October 19 2015 -
Aker Solutions and MAN Diesel&Turbo recently agreed to form an alliance to develop the next generation in subsea compression systems that can be used at even the smallest oil and gas fields to increase recovery and lower costs compared with conventional platform solutions.
Mitsubishi gas turbine to power Middletown Energy Center
October 14 2015 -
NTE Energy (NTE) of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA has chosen Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc. (MHPSA) for the supply of a natural gas powered M501GAC Gas Turbine for the Middletown Energy Center that will be built in Middletown, Ohio.
The Middletown Energy Center, to be constructed, owned and operated by NTE, has a planned completion and commercial on-line date of April 2018. The facility will produce 525 MW of electricity, enough to serve 400 000 homes.
Effective October 1, 2015, Tim Holt assumed the role of CEO of the Power & Gas Services Business Unit within the Siemens Power Generation Services Division and is based in the Division's global headquarters in Orlando.
GE to supply gas turbines for 3GW Bismayah plant in Iraq
October 10 2015 -
GE has won a contract from Mass Global Investment Company to supply advanced gas turbines for a new 3GW power plant to be developed in Bismayah, Iraq. Under the contract, GE will supply eight units of its advanced 9F.03 gas turbines designed for combined-cycle plants with 99.8% average reliability. The gas turbines are expected to lower startup emissions.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is planning to invest $40 million in a 225MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant at Mandalay in Myanmar, in the form of debt financing. The project facilities will occupy about 11.6 hectares and the project site will be situated within a larger 280-hectare government-owned site.
Black & Veatch to come up with $600m combined cycle project in New Jersey
October 8 2015 -
Black & Veatch has recently been selected to perform engineering, procurement and construction management (EpCM) services for PSEG Power’s 540 MW Sewaren 7 combined-cycle project, at a cost of $600 million.
The new dual-fuel gas turbine project, being developed to deliver power to the PJM market in time for the summer of 2018, is likely to begin construction in 2016 at PSEG’s existing power station site in Woodbridge, New Jersey.