April 2014

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Toshiba Steam Turbines For Mexico

Toshiba will supply thermal power generation equipment for the retrofit and modernization of the Altamira Thermal Power Plant in Tamaulipas State, Mexico.

Siemens To Buy Rolls-Royce Energy?

Rolls-Royce confirms it is in talks to sell power-generation assets to Siemens

GE Makes Alstom Offer

Wärtsilä Exec To Head EUGINE

Wärtsilä Exec To Head EUGINE

Kari Hietanen, executive vice president at Wärtsilä Corp., has been appointed president of the European Engine Power Plants Association (EUGINE).

Steam Turbines To Drive Compressor Trains

Steam Turbines To Drive Compressor Trains

China’s Shenhua Ningmei Coal Group has placed a follow-up order with Siemens Energy for four identical CO2 compressor trains, each driven by an SST-600 condensing steam turbine.

Wood Group GTS Lands Contract

Wood Group GTS and Apex Bethel Energy Center LLC have signed a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement for the Bethel Energy Center.

GE In Talks To Buy Alstom

General Electric is reported to be in talks to buy Alstom for approximately US$13 billion.

Polish Trains Get MTU Power

Polish Trains Get MTU Power

MTU has received an order from Polish rail vehicle manufacturer Pesa Bydgoszcz SA for ten Series 4000 locomotive diesel engines.

HHP Summit Organizers Looking For Abstracts

Organizers of the High Horsepower (HHP) Summit are accepting abstracts and agenda ideas for the 2014 event, which will be held Oct. 7-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

It’s All About Control

Union Power Partners, a subsidiary of Entegra Power Group, has awarded Emerson Process Management a contract to replace aging turbine controls at one of the largest combined-cycle facilities in the U.S.

Global Frame Agreement

GE and Petronas, a leading Malaysia oil and gas corporation, have signed a seven-year global frame agreement (GFA).

Sea Trials Earn Green Light

Sea Trials Earn Green Light

The U.S. Navy’s future USS America (LHA 6) amphibious assault ship has completed successful acceptance sea trials powered by two GE LM2500+ marine gas turbines.

Ireland Fires Up Waste-to-Energy Plant

Ireland's state-owned heating and energy group, Bord na Móna, has flipped the switch on a new waste-to-energy facility in County Kildare, in the east of the country.

Maintenance Contracts

Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five U.S. power plants.

Supplying China Offshore Jackup Rig Power

Supplying China Offshore Jackup Rig Power

Caterpillar Oil & Gas has been selected to provide the Cat C175 and Cat 3512 generator sets to power the first Zentech R550-D jackup newbuild for Alliance Offshore in China.

GE Sends More Power To Brazil Gas Fields

GE Sends More Power To Brazil Gas Fields

GE’s Distributed Power business will supply four additional LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine generators for a new floating oil and gas production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

Completing Retrofits

Wood Group GTS has successfully completed US$3M worth of multi-system icon control system upgrades.

Siemens Goes Three For Three

Siemens Goes Three For Three

Siemens Energy received its third order within a year from Bangladesh for the delivery of power plant components and spare parts.

Siemens Components And Service Contract

Siemens Components And Service Contract

Siemens Energy has received an order to supply six gas turbines, three steam turbines and nine generators for the Rabigh 2 IPP combined-cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia.

Alstom’s 2nd Iraq EPC Plant

Alstom’s 2nd Iraq EPC Plant

Alstom has won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Iraq's 740 MW gas-fired Zubair power plant near Basra.

GE Bats 1000 And 1001

GE Bats 1000 And 1001

Tata Energy, a part of Tata Industries, has selected two of GE’s 3.3 MW Jenbacher J620 cogeneration gas engines to power Tata’s Salfi textile mills in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city.

Staying Thawed In The Arctic

Wärtsilä is designing and supplying power equipment for a new platform supply vessel (PSV) to be built for operating in arctic conditions.

MarkWest Orders 70 Cat G3600s

MarkWest Energy Partners LP has ordered more than 70 Caterpillar G3600 engines, the company’s flagship series for gas compression applications.

Microgrid Demonstration Project

GE and PowerStream Inc., an energy portfolio company, have launched their first joint microgrid demonstration project at PowerStream’s headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

Clean And Efficient LNG Shore Power

Clean And Efficient LNG Shore Power

The first shipment of Cat 3500 series marine gas engines from Caterpillar Marine’s Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A., manufacturing facility has been completed.

Integrated Gasified Biomass Power Plant

Integrated Gasified Biomass Power Plant

A biomass-to-energy plant powered by GE’s Jenbacher gas engine technology is being built near Stroevo, in Plovdiv province.

Powering Palm Oil Processing Plants

Capstone Turbine Corp. received two orders totaling 3 MW to provide power to palm oil processing plants in Malaysia.

Scrubbing Away

Wärtsilä has received a number of new orders for its exhaust gas cleaning systems.

On Track For Rail Components

Voith is investing €25 million in the construction of a new plant for rail vehicle components in Shanghai. Groundbreaking is expected in December 2014, with production set to start in spring 2016.

LNG Carrier Orders Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engine

LNG Carrier Orders Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engine

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