Gas turbine and generator order for Turkmenistan

Zerger gas-fired power plant will be built in the Lebap Province located approximately 600km northeast of the capital Ashgabat

Gas turbines: put to the test

Mark Egan reports on a facility where the world’s largest gas turbines prove their mettle

Proper maintenance preserves performance of gas turbines

Gas turbines have to be fired to highest permissible temperatures to get the best efficiency and output. Fighting degradation of components is a continuous challenge

45MW gas-fired generator repair delivers improved reliability

Engineers were given a 16 day window in which to complete the repair and return the generator to service

New turbines for offshore wind farm

The vessel M/V TORBEN, formally known as Friedrich Ernestine, owned by RWE, will install the foundations and turbines

World first for dual-fuel ops

GE’s 7HA.02 will replace four steam turbines in operation for nearly 70 years

Off-highway power generation

First time these proven on-highway engines have been adapted for power generation applications

Smoother running for steam turbines

Jong Kim explains how innovative technology eliminates subsynchronous vibrations on steam turbines to achieve full power output

Eco-friendly CHP

Cogeneration power plant with gas engine supplies economical and eco-friendly CHP heat to 1,700 Berlin households

Power generation: with great power comes great responsibility

Adriano Lanzilotto explains why power generators must adopt new approaches to mitigating operational risks

An energy-saving approach to to recycling steam

Tanya van Essen explores the potential of mechanical vapour recompression (MVR) to recycle steam and reduce energy wastage

Functional safety solutions extended

Safety function of AUMA’s SIL actuators can be configured with different seating criteria, including forced limit or torque seating

Building transformers to last

Paul Brickman explains how the thriving genset market is boosting sales of packaged transformers

High pressure boilers make sludge incineration plant virtually energy-neutral

Two boilers generate steam from residual heat released when the sludge is incinerated

New connections bring North Sea renewable energy onshore

Major grid connection projects have got underway in the North Sea. They will bring electricity from renewable tidal and wind energy ashore and feed it into Europe’s distribution grids. Sean Ottewell reports

Distributed power maintains power plant efficiency

More plants are using distributed power technologies to ensure a reliable energy supply. Eugene McCarthy reports

Oil gains turbine system approval

Q8 Volta now meets the MAN Turbo SPD 10000494596 specification and Alstom Power’s HTGD 90117 specification

Cooperation for industrial gas turbine control system retrofits

Dale Power Solutions teams up with Metso Automation to reduce turbine maintenance costs and downtime



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