With renewable and sustainable energy becoming a visible election issue in recent times, Australian industry may be more than a little interested in the news that Wärtsilä signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä's solution was specifically selected for its low fuel...Read More »
Siemens Receives High Efficiency Gas Turbine Order for an IGCC Power Plant in the United States
Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract from Mississippi Power Company, a subsidiary of Southern Company, to supply two SGT6-PAC 5000F gas turbine packages. These gas turbines will be installed in a coal-fired integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) power plant using Southern Company's proprietary TRIG(TM) gasification technology. Approximately 65 percent of CO2 emissions from the...Read More »
Generator Sets exhibit optimal efficiency with CHP package.
To achieve maximize total efficiencies (thermal plus electrical) of up to 89.4% in CHP applications, 1 MW APG1000 generator set supports combined heat and power (CHP) package. Increased efficiency is achieved with package's optimized piping arrangement; skid-mounted cooling sub-system; ECP8000 monitoring/control panel; as well as skid-mounted gas train with valve-proving system, Dungs-®...Read More »
Generator Connection Switchboard quickly restores power.
Rated up to 4,000 A at 65 k AIC, GenTower(TM) connects to mobile generator via color-coded cam-lock quick connects, feeding main power system without emergency modifications. Stand-alone system includes cable support to help maintain proper connection of cables to quick connects; clear display of operation sequence on front cover; and NEMA 3R enclosure that installs in any location accessible to...Read More »
Key Considerations for Creating a Custom Cable
Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable's new eBook, Creating a Custom Cable, reviews the key elements to designing your perfect custom-made cable solution.Read More »
Portable Generators accommodate indoor/outdoor applications.
With all controls and connections accessible via front panel, 2010 generation LP 18 power packs come in petrol- or diesel-driven versions ranging from 9-18 hp and electric versions from 5-11 kW. Top cover protects engine well and can be opened to reach hydraulic parts as well as air and oil filters when change-out is required, while frame, wheels, and foldable handles facilitate transport. All...Read More »
Siemens to Supply Five Gas Turbine-Generator Packages for Two Combined Cycle Plants in the USA
Siemens Energy has been awarded contracts to supply a total of five state-of-the-art gas turbine-generator packages for two combined cycle power plants in the USA. The purchaser of the equipment is Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc., a subsidiary of Progress Energy Inc. The new, state-of-the-art natural gas-fueled power plants will be replacing old coal-fired generation, resulting in an estimated 60...Read More »
Siemens Receives Order for Largest Turbine-Generator Set Produced to Date in Gorlitz
Erlangen, Germany, 2010-06-07 - Siemens Energy has received an order for the largest three-cylinder steam turbinegenerator produced to date within the Industrial Power Business Unit. This condensing steam turbine-generator will in the future supply the Latvian capital Riga with district heat and electrical energy in the Riga TPP-2 Combined Cycle Co-Generating Facility (Riga TPP-2 Reconstruction...Read More »
Siemens to Supply Power Island Equipment to California
Siemens Energy has received an order to supply the power island for the repowering of El Centro Generating Station Unit 3 in California. ARB, Inc., a multinational construction company, will be the EPC contractor for the facility. Operator and owner of the power plant is Imperial Irrigation District (IID), California's third largest public power provider. Construction will begin on the project in...Read More »
Electrabel's Amercoeur Power Station in Belgium Using GE Technology to Generate Cleaner, More Efficient Electricity
Upgrade of Unit 1 at Amercoeur Increases Output and Efficiency, Lowers Emissions BELFORT, FRANCE - May 10, 2010 - Electrabel, a Belgium-based energy corporation and a subsidiary of the GDF SUEZ Group, today inaugurated a new power plant at Amercoeur, a site where electricity has been generated for more than a century. An existing unit at the site has been upgraded with advanced technology...Read More »
Cummins Power Generation Standby Power Systems Earn OSHPD Preapproval for Seismic Certification
First Manufacturer to Have Certified Low-Range Generator Sets as well as Transfer Switches and Controls Preapproved by the State of California MINEAPOLIS - Cummins Power Generation's 10 kW-230 kW generator sets have been added to the list of equipment and components meeting the rigorous standards for preapproved seismic certification by OSHPD, California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and...Read More »
Triad's Next-Gen Power Supplies Offer Increased Reliability and Reduced Noise Performance
Triad Magnetics, an established leader in power supply design and manufacturing, is proud to announce their next generation WAU AC and WDU DC Series of power supplies. These linear wall plug-ins offer minimum noise performance without sacrificing reliability or life. See our video to learn more.Read More »