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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

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, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

July 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 141 Turbines for Major Wind Power Plant in New Mexico and Texas, USA

July 11, 2016

  • Broadview Wind project with a combined capacity of 324 megawatts
  • Siemens Financial Services Division to provide loans for the project
  • Project expected to supply about 180,000 average U.S. homes
Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Expands Portfolio with 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

July 7, 2016

  • New offshore SWT-8.0-154 turbine with up to 10% higher AEP based on existing offshore direct drive platform
  • Direct drive SWT-3.3-130 onshore wind turbine passes type certificate from DNV GL
Siemens’ direct drive wind turbine technology for offshore and onshore wind turbines reaches the next development milestone: The latest addition to the offshore direct... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engine features computer-optimized combustion.

June 24, 2016

Designed using computer modelling of moment of combustion to maximize performance regarding increased torque, fuel economy, and emissions reduction, Evinrude E-TEC G2 features extended required dealer-scheduled maintenance interval of every 5 years or 500 hr.



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Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Jet Engine Featured at Sustainable Brands 2016

June 10, 2016

Sustainability Leaders to Learn of Breakthrough Improvements in Fuel Efficiency, Regulated Emissions and Noise Footprint SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2016 - United Technologies Corp., well known for creating smart, sustainable technologies for the building and aerospace industries, is showcasing Pratt Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine to attendees at this year's Sustainable Brands... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Highlights High Performance Wind Technologies at AWEA Windpower 2016

May 26, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana – Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), microgrids, control systems and grid integration solutions on display to help wind developers and operators across the wind value chain leverage new technologies from source to socket. ABB, the wind industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new wind farm applications and best practices at AWEA... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

May 23, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

May 17, 2016

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

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