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Novel sensors and turbine development

Sensor Technology's non-contact RWT320 units depend for their operation on surface acoustic wave transducers

Repair assessment and modification of gas turbine components and assemblies

Gas turbine components have different life-limiting failure modes. Life-limiting deterioration is frequently created by a detail of a component. A thorough analysis and creative thinking can lead to modifications that result in substantial extensions of turbine lifetime. Sief Mattheij reports

Couplings make the connection for gas turbines

Couplings to be installed, and the flexible elements (disc packs) changed, without disturbing adjacent machinery

Developing markets drive turbine innovation

A raft of joint ventures and new manufacturing centres highlight how investment in turbine technology is becoming focused on the major markets

Outlook optimistic for Europe’s power sector in 2011

But opinion divided on business benefits of single European electricity market

Air filtration challenges in the power sector

Fouling is costly, either due to the loss of power, the 'extra' fuel cost and/or the necessary standstill for water wash or other maintenance work. Peter Sandberg reports.

Turbine lubricants: meeting the latest challenges

The latest methodologies in tribology - the science of lubricants - is now helping to develop new technology that can deliver trouble-free service and improved efficiency levels for turbine lubrication. Ronald Bakker reports

Middle and Far East markets drive demand for turbine technologies

Demand for efficient turbine technology remains high as a raft of new power generation projects are announced around the world, particularly in the fast-growing Far East and Chinese markets

Achieve oil drain intervals of more than 16,000 hours

Energy-efficient oil delivers reduced fuel costs and increased oil life

Floating power station

Self-contained power barge that can be positioned in ports, on rivers or in sheltered coastal locations

Remote, luxury island requires reliable power generation

Chad Dozier looks at the role generator sets play in providing power services to the island of Mustique

'Exciting' prospects for gas-fired power plants in a de-carbonising Europe

European gas and steam turbines market to regain momentum between 2012-2014: estimated revenues of over $2bn

Simulation aids design of wind turbine generators

Simulation helps the design of one of the world's highest-efficiency permanent magnet wind turbine generators. Jon Vaquerizo and Xabier Calvo report.

New technologies and long-term service agreements dominate turbine market

Around the world, investment continues in efficient new turbine technology and long-term service agreements. Sean Ottewell reports

Energy and the economy: quest for growth

International group of industry, policy and financial leaders to convene 31st annual IHS CERA energy conference

Two 9B units to be upgraded to 9E gas turbines to enhance operational performance

Trapani Power Plant plays key role in stabilising power grid between Sicily and mainland Italy

POWER-GEN Europe 2012: Integrating the power sector

Michael Suess, CEO of Siemens Energy Sector confirmed as keynote speaker

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