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Siemens to Supply Key Components for Five Power Plant Units in Republic of the Sudan

December 3, 2016

Siemens has signed an agreement in Berlin yesterday with Sudan’s state-run energy provider Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to supply five SGT5-2000E gas turbines. These machines will deliver a combined electrical generating capacity of some 850 megawatts for the Sudanese national grid. All five power plant units are scheduled to already commence commercial operation at the...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

PSI Repair Services Achieves New Milestone with its 30,000th Repaired Wind Turbine Part

December 1, 2016

Livonia, Michigan – PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, announced today that it recently shipped its 30,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. Since 2009, PSI has provided economical repairs, as well as industry-leading engineering services, for the...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens is Supplying Nine Gas Turbines to Argentina

December 1, 2016

• Orders for seven SGT-800 and two Industrial Trent 60 gas turbines

• 300th SGT-800 sold

Siemens has received orders from Argentina for a total of seven SGT-800 industrial gas turbines and two Industrial Trent 60 gas turbines. This order marks the 300th SGT-800 machine that the company has sold worldwide. The turbines will provide a combined electrical capacity of...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

APR Energy Wins 50MW Power Generation Project in Benin

November 11, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 7, 2016 - APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, announces today that it has signed a contract for a 12-month project by the Ministry of Energy, Water and Mines in Benin to provide 50MW of power generation using its fuel-flexible aeroderivative turbines. The turbines will be fuelled by natural gas, with the ability to seamlessly switch to diesel...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Equipment for Combined Cycle Power Plant in Canada

October 21, 2016

Siemens received an order to deliver the main components for installation at SaskPower’s planned Chinook Power Station – a 350 megawatt (MW) natural gasfired power plant to be located near Swift Current, Saskatchewan in Canada. Customer is the Canadian engineering and construction company Burns McDonnell. The thermal power project, scheduled for operation in the fourth quarter of 2019, will...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Major Components for Saskatchewan Power Plant

October 21, 2016

  • Burns McDonnell Canada selected to design and build 350 megawatt combined cycle power plant for SaskPower
  • Chinook Power Station to harness cleaner-burning natural gas
  • Thermal power facility will be capable of powering about 300,000 homes
OAKVILLE, ON - Siemens is filling an order from Burns & McDonnell Canada to deliver a gas turbine, a steam...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Compact Steam Turbines to Russia and Turkey

October 14, 2016

Siemens has received two orders from Russia and Turkey for a model SST-111 compact steam turbine. One turbine was ordered by the Russian aluminum producer Rusal for a production facility in Volgograd and is to be delivered at the end of April 2017. The other turbine is to be supplied to the Mimsan boiler manufacturer in Turkey. This turbine is to be used in a biomass plant of the owner Oltan...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Turbine Engine Company Selected to Demonstrate Innovative Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

October 6, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of the Army's Alternate Concept Engine...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Wins Another Service Order for the Veja Mate Offshore Project

October 3, 2016

•Maintenance agreements signed • BorWin2 DC grid connection already in operation • Siemens will install 67 offshore wind turbines, starting in January 2017 • 400 megawatts to be fed into the grid by the end of 2017 Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. Siemens...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Onshore Wind Turbine features low-noise design.

September 30, 2016

With aerodynamic rotor blade add-ons, Model SWT-3.3-130LN can be operated at noise level of 104.9 dB. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges are equipped with combination of serrations and combs. Each combed teeth element creates fine vortices at point where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower air stream below, resulting in high performance at low rotor speed. At average wind speed of 6.5 m/s, turbine harvests Annual Energy Production of 11 GWH. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Wind Turbines address low/medium wind and low noise site needs.

September 30, 2016

Onshore direct drive wind turbines include models SWT-3.15-142, SWT-3.6-130, and SWT-3.3-130LN, which are respectively optimized for low-wind, medium-wind, and noise-sensitive sites. While all 3 machines share same nacelle design due to shared modular platform concept, different controller settings and rotor diameters allow turbines to adapt to specific wind and site conditions. Based on direct drive technology, SWT-3.3-130LN can operate with 104.9 db noise level at wind speed of 6 m/s. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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