Engines & Turbines

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

Wind turbines - how to minimise yaw brake noise

Minimising yaw brake noise on wind turbine generators

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

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

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



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