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Tolerance compensation for wind turbine gear units

Shim specialist Georg Martin GmbH has developed an unusually large steel ring with a diameter of 630mm for compensating tolerance during the installation of wind turbine gear units

World’s largest gas engine for new-build power plant

How OdaS Elektrik, Wärtsilä and Shell combined efforts to create a state-of-the-art power plant

Software takes new approach to composites optimisation

Self-configures to loading environment, with optimisation speeds up to 1000 times faster

Gas engine reduces maintenance costs by up to 20 per cent

Finning Power Systems is now offering the efficient Cat G3516H gas engine as part of its power solutions for combined heat and power and continuous electric power applications

24MW temporary power plant installed in four days

Altaaqa Global has installed 24MWs of temporary power in the Sultanate of Oman. The power project was one of the fastest installations in the history of the equipment rental industry

Cost pressures for wind turbine bearings

Even higher expectations regarding service life and reliability twinned with pressure on costs: this is the picture currently emerging for bearings in the wind energy industry

Bringing power to Indonesia's communities

Allan Chin reports on how electricity is being delivered to a remote Indonesian village

Are women the workforce of the future for the energy industry?

Fewer than one in 10 engineering professionals in Britain is a woman. Angela Wilson reports on the campaigns that are being launched to attract more females into the industry

POWER-GEN Europe 2013: Innovation and integration

With plans well underway for POWER-GEN Europe 2013, conference director Nigel Blackaby examines some of the key themes that will drive the debate in Vienna

Investment focuses on efficient turbine technology

Investment in higher-efficiency turbines is growing as power generators seek to increase plant profitability. Sean Ottewell reports

Generator to support geothermal heating plant

Installation powers district heating system supplying houses, apartments, schools, businesses and university

Turbine contract for a new coal-fired power plant

Doosan Power Systems to design and supply two 160MW turbines for the plant in Paco, Panama

Construction completes on wind turbine blade test facility

Designed to test the longer blades being developed for larger offshore turbines

£100m turbine upgrade nears completion

Drax Power Station cements position as the cleanest, most efficient power station in the UK

Age is no barrier to performance

Matt Fielder considers the challenge of extending turbine life beyond OEM warranties

Development in field testing for air inlet filter

By reducing fouling, efficient filters with low pressure drop generate big cost savings. Jim Benson reports

New regulations drive turbine innovations

Ever more stringent rules about emissions, plus industry's demand for greater turbine efficiency, are behind the latest developments. Sean Ottewell explains

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