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Siemens Selected as Technology Partner for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in the US

April 12, 2016

• H-class Flex-Plant™ combined cycle for Lordstown Energy Center in Ohio • Total installed capacity of 940 megawatts to power approximately 800,000 households • Siemens Financial Services provides 27 per cent of the overall equity investment • Order volume exceeds USD 800 million including long-term service contract Siemens was chosen from Clean Energy Future as the turnkey... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

When the Industrial(TM) Label Matters - Deutsche Windtechnik Discovers the Pitfalls of Commercial Grade Equipment

March 24, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – While many forms of raw renewable energy are free and seemingly infinite, the equipment needed to collect, process and transport the energy is not. With many wind farms located in difficult to reach offshore and hill-top locations, where wind can be harvested without physical interruptions, it is imperative to invest in infrastructure products that are able to withstand... Read More

Lubricants, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Milacron's CIMCOOL® Fluids Approved for Use by Leading Aerospace Manufacturer, Pratt & Whitney

March 11, 2016

CINCINNATI – Milacron Holdings Corp. (“Milacron”) (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing and industrial fluid industries, announced that its CIMCOOL brand; the leader in fluid technology, has communicated that four of its innovative fluids have received Pratt Whitney approval. These fluids are used in the manufacture of gas turbine components... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens H-class Gas Turbines Exceed 200,000 Operating Hours

March 7, 2016

The fleet of Siemens H-class high-efficiency gas turbines achieved more than 200,000 operating hours in January 2016. There are currently 19 turbines in the SGT-8000H series in commercial operation, and they are setting the standard for efficiency, reliability, and availability. Siemens has sold a total of 76 H-class gas turbines worldwide to date: This makes it the most successful gas turbine... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Spider Provides Largest Blade Access Platform to Date to Uruguay Wind Farm

February 25, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the largest Blade Access Platform (BAP) to date for Akuo Energy Uruguay. Akuo Energy is France's leading independent producer of renewable energy and has subsidiaries in ten countries including Uruguay, their gateway to the Latin American region. With two wind farms currently in operation, Parque Eólico Minas and Parque... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Snowmobile Platform/Engine delivers precise handling.

February 25, 2016

Designed for Ski-Doo Summit, MXZ, and Renegade models, REV Gen 4 platform provides snowmobilers with agility in deep snow and precision on trails. Beveled tunnel, Ergo-Step side panels, open toe holds, and forward-adjustable riser allow riders to customize riding position. Based on E-TEC direct-injection technology, Rotax 850 E-TEC 2-stroke engine delivers 165 hp. More than 90 accessories will be available, ranging from windshields to GPS systems. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

PSI Engines Featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology(TM) Recognized as Plant Engineering Product of the Year Finalist

January 21, 2016

Technology Allows Users to Increase ROI by Balancing Power and Fuel Economy GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company announces that its PSI engines featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™ have been recognized by Plant Engineering as a Product of the Year finalist in the material handling systems category. The competition celebrates innovation and identifies new product designs that help... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Receives Major U.S. Order from Westar Energy for 280-megawatt Wind Project

January 15, 2016

• Siemens to supply and service 122 wind turbines for Western Plains wind power plant in Kansas • 280-megawatt onshore wind power project to be located in Ford County Siemens has been awarded an order from Westar Energy, Inc. to supply, support install and provide service for 122 wind turbines for the Western Plains Wind Farm project to be located near Spearville, Kansas, approximately... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hyster Receives Product of the Year Award for PSI Engines Featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology(TM)

December 21, 2015

GREENVILLE, N.C.  - Hyster Company announces it has received a 2015 Product of the Year Award from Energy Manager Today in the materials handling category. The award was earned for the company’s PSI industrial lift truck engines featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™. Award recipients were determined based on an appointed panel of expert judges working in the energy management field... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Offers New Core Engines for Legacy TB Model Industrial Gas Turbines

December 21, 2015

With over 850 units sold and more than 88 million fleet operating hours, Siemens TB5000 industrial gas turbines are some of the most reliable and hard-working turbines in their class. In an effort to extend the lifecycle of these proven units even further, Siemens has developed new and improved TB core engines. The new core engines, of both TB4900 and TB5400 ratings, will adopt the latest... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Differential Charge Accelerometers monitor gas turbines.

November 20, 2015

Designed for environments up to 500°F, Model EX615A42- offers sensitivity of 100 pC/g, measurement range of ±200 g peak, and frequency range (±5%) of 5 kHz. Sensor has stainless steel housing with 10 ft armored, PTFE cable terminating in pigtails. Model EX619A11-, operating up to 900°F, offers sensitivity of 50 pC/g, measurement range of ±500 g peak, and frequency range (±5%) of 3 kHz. Sensor has Nickel 600 housing with 7 ft MI hardline cable terminating in 2-pin MIL-C-5015 connector. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Vanguard BIG BLOCK(TM) EFI Wins GIE+ EXPO 2015 Dealers' Choice Award for Industrial Products and Engines

November 10, 2015

Power Equipment Trade's Dealers' Choice Awards voted on by turf power equipment dealers MILWAUKEE - Briggs and Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today it has been named a recipient of the Power Equipment Trade (PET) Dealers' Choice Award at Green Industry Equipment and EXPO (GIE+ EXPO) in the Industrial Products and Engines category for its Vanguard BIG BLOCK™ EFI... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Awarded Power Island Order for Natural Gas-fueled Plant in Pennsylvania, USA

November 3, 2015

• Hummel Station to power more than one million households • Seventh project in the U.S., and third project in Pennsylvania, awarded by Panda Power Funds to Siemens  •Siemens Financial Services to provide a $125 million equity investment  Siemens will be supplying the power island for Panda Power Funds’ 1,124 megawatt (MW) Hummel Station combined cycle power plant in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Receives Major Order for 151-MW Wind Project in the US

October 6, 2015

• 66 Siemens SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines ordered • Expected to power about 50,000 average U.S. homes • Order also includes service and financing Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term service for 66 wind turbines for the Grant Wind project in Grant County, Oklahoma. The Grant Wind project follows an announcement... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Gas Turbine targets oil and gas industry.

October 5, 2015

Featuring aero-derivative technology, Model RB211-GT30 drives 2-pole AC generator at either 60 Hz or 50 Hz with no need for gearbox. Lightweight gas turbine is designed specifically for offshore duty, with 3-point base mount and torque tube design. With rail system built in, complete turbine can be removed from either side of package and exchanged in less than 24 hours. Auxiliary systems facilitate maintenance access and maximize online maintenance while unit is running. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service at Bison Wind Energy Center in North Dakota

September 29, 2015

Siemens will provide 10 years of service and maintenance for 149 D3- platform wind turbines Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the U.S. energy company Minnesota Power to provide service and maintenance for 149 D3-platform wind turbines installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center, located near New Salem, North Dakota. Under terms of the agreement, Siemens will provide 10 years of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service at Bison Wind Energy Center in Minnesota

September 29, 2015

Siemens will provide 10 years of service and maintenance for 149 D3- platform wind turbines Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the U.S. energy company Minnesota Power to provide service and maintenance for 149 D3-platform wind turbines installed at the Bison Wind Energy Center, located near New Salem, North Dakota. Under terms of the agreement, Siemens will provide 10 years of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

ENVISION Confirms 10.5MW Order from Petroquim for Its First Wind Farm in Chile

September 16, 2015

SHANGHAI,  - Envision Energy, the world's leading smart energy solution provider, will install 5 of its EN110-2.1MW turbines at 100m hub height in La Esperanza Wind Farm, located in the Negrete Municipality. This contract marks Petroquim's entrance into Chile's renewable energy sector and Envision's gradual positioning in the country, within a year from the installation and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Presents the Complete Wind Power Value Chain at Husum Wind 2015

September 16, 2015

• Slogan: "WINDforce: Adding Value to Your Wind Business” • Digitalization and automation makes technology even more efficient From the wind turbine to the distribution grids: Siemens has fanned out its solutions for the wind power sector as broadly as the challenges facing the energy turnaround. From September 15 to 18 the company will be presenting its wind technology at the Husum... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Awarded Power Plant Components for Keys Energy Center in Maryland, USA

September 15, 2015

Siemens is supplying the main components for the Keys Energy Center in Maryland, USA to SNC-Lavalin Constructors Inc., who will act as the turnkey EPC contractor for the project. The 735 megawatt (MW) plant will be owned and operated by Public Service Enterprise Group. After becoming operational in spring of 2018 the facility will supply power for more than 700,000 households in the suburban... Read More