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Combined cycle plant approved in Louisiana
The 550-megawatt dual fuel combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant at Entergy’s Ninemile Point Steam Electric Station near New Orleans, La.is scheduled to begin commercial operations by the first part of 2015.
Korea orders 10 Mitsubishi J class gas turbines
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. has received ten orders for its state-of-the-art "M501J" gas turbines for installation at four power plants in Korea.
Co-generation plant saves college $1 million a year
At Pacific Union College (PUC) in Napa County, facilities managers installed a $12 million gas turbine power plant that went into 24/7 continuous operations on Feb. 18, 2006.
LNG back in the spotlight
GE has just gained an order for an FPSO platform being built to develop the Guará Norte section of the Tupi oilfield in Brazil's Santos oil basin.
BP plans to add three deepwater rigs in the Gulf this year
BP, with five deepwater rigs drilling now in the Gulf, will add three more this year.
Italy gets energy storage unit with expected output of 8 MW power
Siemens Infrastructure & Cities put an energy storage solution into operation in Italy recently, which belongs to the Siestorage series.
Shale gas bonanza triggers new projects in the U.S.
Exploitation of unconventional energy sources, such as shale gas, coal-bed methane and oil sands, is creating abundant energy development opportunities in the U.S.
Centrifugal compressors to propel Shell offshore projects worldwide
Dan Heintzelman, the new President and CEO of GE Oil & Gas unveiled an agreement to supply compressors and services for Shell projects worldwide over the next six years.
GE Oil & Gas unveils projects worth $1.3 billion at Florence meet
The annual GE Oil and Gas meeting held in Florence, Italy on January 30-31, 2012.
How GT13E2 can enhance power generation efficiency in Russia
To increase the power output and the turndown capability of the GT13E2, the first 16 stages of the proven compressor used in the GT26 have been integrated into the GT13E2 engine.
Upgrade at Progress Energy plant to deliver 1% more efficiency
GE plans to upgrade two GE Frame 7FA Gas Turbines at a Progress Energy power plant in the Smith Energy Complex.
Turbine Air Systems opens office in Turkey
TAS Energy has opened a new office facility in Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey to provide an increased focus on service capabilities.
Applying GT13E2 in Russian markets
The Alstom GT13E2 gas turbine is well adapted to the specific conditions of the Russian & CIS market and offers the highest performance in its class to produce economic and clean power.
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to host energy efficiency seminars in California
Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) will host the California "Waste Heat to Power Road Show" from March 20-22.
GE’s advanced gas turbine technology to power Texas project
GE’s advanced power generation technology has been selected for a project near Marble Falls, Texas.
Matthias Grawe to head Industry Business Division at Voith Turbo
Matthias Grawe (52) took over at the helm of the Business Division Industry at Voith Turbo recently.
FirstEnergy proposes new turbines in Ohio
FirstEnergy Corp. has proposed adding 800 megawatts of peaking generation at its Eastlake Plant in Lake County.
Alstom upgrades GT13E2 gas turbine
Alstom has launched an upgraded version of its GT13E2 gas turbine in the E-class gas turbine market.
GE Energy signs $20 million in Turkish contracts
GE Energy has signed contracts worth about $20 million to upgrade and maintain gas turbines at a power plant in Mersin, Turkey.
MAN Diesel & Turbo acquires magnetic bearing specialist Mecos Traxler
MAN Diesel & Turbo Schweiz AG has completed the acquisition of Swissbased magnetic bearing specialist Mecos Traxler AG.
GE to supply 41 wind turbines to German projects
GE to supply 41 multi-megawatt wind turbines for four wind energy projects in Germany.
U.S. offshore wind receives boost from DOE
The U.S. Department of Energy recently unveiled a six-year, $180 million initiative for the development of offshore wind energy.
Russian producer opts for GE on-site power technology
Three of GE’s 1 MW J320 Jenbacher gas engines will power Teplichnoe’s new energy center.
Siemens to supply integrally geared air compressors to China
Siemens Energy and SITHCO will supply the first two large size, pre-engineered integrally geared compressors for an air separation plant in China.
Orlando firm offers triple modular redundant systems for turbine control
Turbine Technology Services Corporation (TTS), based in Orlando, FL, has designed a solution to offer triple modular redundancy (TMR) for gas turbine control applications.
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