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Xylem Specifies Volvo Penta Industrial Open Power Units for Godwin Dewatering Systems

September 29, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Sept. 26, 2016 – Volvo Penta is supplying its new PowerPac industrial open power units for use in Xylem’s Godwin brand dewatering pumps. Godwin, a brand of Xylem and global leader in the supply of fully automatic self-priming pumps, has selected Volvo Penta to provide Tier 4 Final diesel PowerPac units that will drive various Godwin pump systems in mining, sewage,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures First LTP Order for Industrial Gas Turbines in China

September 29, 2016

Siemens and Hangzhou Steam Turbine Co., Ltd. (HTC) have secured a long term service program (LTP) order from Kunshan GCL Blue Sky Distributed Energy Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Golden Concord Power Group Limited (GCL). Siemens and HTC will provide service and maintenance for two Siemens SGT-800 gas turbines located at the Kunshan GCL Blue Sky distributed energy project located in Kunshan City,... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies Latest Alfa Romeo Gasoline Engine With Advanced Engine Timing System

September 29, 2016

BorgWarner's Engine Timing System with Silent Chain Technology Reduces Friction and Improves Engine Efficiency and Performance AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner's advanced engine timing system drives Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) all-new aluminum 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This Alfa Romeo exclusive engine debuts in the new Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan and will also be available for... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Aerodynamic Blade Add-On reduces wind turbine noise.

September 28, 2016

DinoTail Next Generation, inspired by an owl wing's trailing edge fringe, optimizes aeroacoustic performance of wind turbine rotor blades without negatively affecting annual energy production. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges have serrations and combs. Combed teeth concept creates fine vortices where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower flow from below. Consequently aerodynamic noise from trailing edge of blade is reduced. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens and MAPNA to Start Transfer of Know-How for F-Class Gas Turbines

September 23, 2016

Shipment of the first gas turbine for Bandar Abbas power plant in Iran Only six months after signing of the energy agreement with the MAPNA Group, Siemens has shipped the first F-class gas turbine for the project Bandar Abbas to Iran. This is the first stage of the bilateral contract covering the transfer of know-how for F-class gas turbine technology between Siemens and MAPNA. As part of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Build Offshore Wind Project with Innovative Foundations and Cable Systems

September 22, 2016

Gravity jacket concept for cost-efficient foundations First offshore installation of SWT

7.0 - 154 wind turbine including 66kV transformer, cable and switchgear Cable in pipe for cost-efficient cable systems Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Showcase new Onshore Wind Turbines and Service Innovation

September 19, 2016

Siemens at WindEnergy Hamburg trade show at Hall 6, Booth B6.362

  • Panelists at Wind Europe conference
  • Booth presentation on 360 square meters
  • Product launches include new onshore turbines and service products
At the WindEnergy 2016 trade show Siemens will showcase various innovations designed to address the challenges of the energy transition:... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line

September 19, 2016

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors. A Volvo Penta 173 hp engine was recently installed into a Capacity truck that made its debut at the Capacity Dealer Meeting in early June and will be deployed at... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Military Aircraft - Airbus Defence and Space and Pratt & Whitney Canada mark Delivery of 400th PW127G Engine

September 12, 2016

PW127G engine powers market-leading C295W aircraft offered for FWSAR MONTREAL - Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) has delivered the 400th PW127G turboprop engine for the C295W aircraft produced by Airbus Defence and Space. The engine is assembled at (P&WC's) Longueuil, Quebec facility and is the exclusive powerplant for the market-leading Airbus C295W maritime patrol and medium transport... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Powerphase Issued Patent for Transformational Gas Turbine Upgrade

September 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Powerphase, a developer of upgrades for gas turbines, has been issued a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), US Patent No. 9,388,737 for a new type of technology that improves the output, fuel efficiency and responsiveness of gas turbines, including those used in electric power generation, gas processing plants and industrial processes. The gas turbine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Provide long-term Service for Eight Gas Turbines at Four Power Plants in Mexico

September 6, 2016

• Service and maintenance for six SGT6-8000H and two SGT6-5000F gas turbines included in the 16-year agreement  • Supports Mexico’s commitment to meeting the country’s increasing demand for reliable and efficient energy Siemens has received an order to provide long-term service and maintenance at four power plants in Mexico. The service agreement covers the eight gas turbines and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 64 Wind Turbines for 147 MW Onshore Project in the U.S.

September 2, 2016

• 64 SWT-2.3-108 for Grant Plains Wind in Oklahoma • Clean renewable energy for more than 50,000 U.S. households • Long-term service included Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in Oklahoma. The customer is Apex Clean Energy. The wind power plant with a total capacity of 147 megawatts (MW)... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Power Plant Components to Industrial Customer in Mexico

September 2, 2016

• Largest private cogeneration project to date for Siemens in Mexico Siemens has received an order to supply an H-class gas turbine, one SST-800 steam turbine and two associated generators as well as four switchgear units for the Altamira combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Mexico. The entire power plant will have an electrical capacity of around 350 megawatts (MW) and will also... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

August 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Nine Compact Steam Turbines to Great Britain and the United States

August 10, 2016

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens’ production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies VTG Turbocharging Technology for Diesel Engines from Hyundai Motor Company

August 10, 2016

BorgWarner's Advanced Variable Turbine Geometry Turbochargers Boost Performance and Fuel Economy for Hyundai Motor Company's Efficient and Powerful Diesel Engines AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner provides its latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology for a wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines used for numerous Hyundai and Kia models of the Hyundai Motor Company... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Steam Turbines Supply Electricity and Process Steam for Pulp Factory in Brazil

August 3, 2016

Two Siemens SST-800 steam turbines are supplying electricity and process steam to a pulp factory in Brazil. The SST-800 has a capacity of 190 megawatts (MW), making it among the largest steam turbines in use in the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The plant has a total capacity of 270 MW. The customer is Klabin, a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper and packaging. An extraction... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures follow-up Onshore Wind Project in Australia

July 28, 2016

  • 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2
  • Clean renewable energy for more than 70,000 households
  • Long-term service contract included
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Integrated Heat Recovery Module improves generator efficacy.

July 27, 2016

Integrated exhaust heat recovery module increases efficiency and performance of GT333S microturbine powered electric generators. Allowing GT333S to achieve >80% total system efficiency, this Combined Heat and Power (CHP) module allows recovery of up to 545 additional kilowatts of thermal energy to be used as part of process hot water or in absorption chiller. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for Up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) and V2500® Engines

July 18, 2016

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United... Read More