Engines & Turbines

Tackling emissions challenges with cleaner, greener engines

Paul Dowman-Tucker reveals how to tackle the emissions challenges of today and tomorrow

How to repair and reinstall a cracked steam turbine rotor

Cracked steam turbine rotor repaired and reinstalled with 8% improvement on performance

Residential CHP motor offers a better Genset

Combined heat and power unit from Mahle overcomes traditional obstacles



Manufacturing big savings from combines heat and power systems

Manufacturing is an energy-hungry industry, requiring huge quantities of both heat and electricity. Therefore it is ideally suited to take advantage of combined heat and power systems, says Nigel Thompson

Battery systems for grid-scale energy storage help performance of gas turbines

Gas turbines and batteries? Alex Forbes explains why battery systems for grid-scale energy storage are becoming economically viable in optimising the performance of gas turbines

New condition based monitoring system

This offers real-time information via Ethernet or Wi-Fi

Wind turbines - the smart approach to maximising productivity

Jason Horton discusses how to maximise the productivity and minimise the costs associated with wind turbines

CHP ensures a healthy energy mix

Case study on the modernisation of the energy supply concept at Germany’s University of Göttingen and the University Medical School

Energy from waste plant generator restored to ‘as-new’ performance levels in flawless overhaul

Energy from waste plant generator restored to ‘as-new’ performance levels in flawless overhaul

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

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

Welsh windfarm maintenance contract announced

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

Minimising running costs for pumps in gas turbine power generation

Alex Myers looks at the latest technology for improving efficiency and reducing operating costs

Optimised designs of rotor bearings for wind turbines

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



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