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Greener power generating

One rural Canadian community is looking forward to saving around 80,000 litres of fuel per year

Turkish power station reopens

The newly renovated 1,220MW power plant will help meet the energy demand for the European side of the country

First Finnish LNG delivery

Tornio Manga terminal project achieves notable milestone with successful unloading of first supply

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Gas-engines in tandem with renewables

Renewable sources of energy with fluctuating output will be supplying an increasing share to the world’s power grids. To support balancing needs, flexible and clean gas engine technology is expected to occupy a considerably larger role, say Dr Harald Gretscher and Kapil Verma

Valve upgrade for natural gas plant

Sarah Kellet reports on valve efficiency upgrades at a CCGT Power Station

Greener power for appliance manufacturer

Ohio factory to get three wind turbines to provide 70% of power

Welsh windfarm maintenance contract announced

Gwynt y Môr consists of 160 turbines that generate enough energy for more than 400,000 homes

Optimised designs of rotor bearings for wind turbines

Shaeffler has developed a new, compact bearing unit for moment bearing concepts in rotor bearing supports

Brushing up on wind turbine maintenance techniques

George Finley and Paul Kling explore some of the most effective maintenance techniques for wind turbine management, taking a look at the consequences of turbine failure.

Engine equipment heads to Florida

Wärtsilä will supply equipment with a capacity of 94MW for two power plants to the city of Tallahassee in Florida, USA

Optimise gas engine performance

Selecting the right oil can have a major impact on long-term maintenance costs

Flow meters: stay in control

Direct mass flow meter enhances close ratio control of natural gas and air feeds in combined cycle gas turbines

Dual fuel: double trouble?

Peter van Neerven reveals how converting power stations to dual fuel is a challenge – but a rewarding one

Tough turbine tech

Angular contact ball bearings and spherical roller bearings ensure the reliability of innovative wind turbines

Transforming turbine technology

Environmentally friendly or efficient? Marcus Geigle reveals a control solution that covers both bases

Power sector performance hampered by transformer monitoring inefficiencies

Cutting costly false alarms and increasing the reliability of dissolved gas analysis monitoring crucial to tackling maintenance budget overruns and boosting performance

Video borescopes for remote visual inspection

Ability to inspect the interior of engines, turbines, pumps, motors, tubing and pipelines without costly disassembly

Gas engines heading to Assam plant

The order includes seven Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on natural gas

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