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Cummins Power Generation Rental Power Units Put 18 Companies Back in Business After Historic Floods

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA When the Cedar River crested near 32 feet in mid-June, it reached its highest point in recorded history. In addition to breaking records, the flood shattered homes, businesses and lives. Many parts of the area were under nearly 10 feet of water and a total of 1,300 city blocks lost power due to the heavy flooding. Cummins Power Generation supplied 35 Rental Power units to 18...

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Westinghouse, Emerson Reach 10-Year Nuclear Power Plant Automation Agreement

Emerson Ovation® expert system to provide information and control for daily operation of Westinghouse-designed nuclear power plants as well as existing plants slated for upgrade PITTSBURGH, PA (November 14, 2007) -Westinghouse Electric and Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), announced today a 10-year extension to an existing agreement in which Emerson will provide...

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Ge Energy's Jenbacher Engines Power Poland's Largest Biogas Plant

Cogeneration Plant to Provide Power and Heat to Bioethanol Factory JENBACH, AUSTRIA - November 21, 2007 - GE Energy will supply two containerized cogeneration power plants including its ecomaginationSM-certified Jenbacher biogas engines that will operate at an existing bioethanol facility in the city of Liszkowo, 250 kilometers northwest of Poland's capital of Warsaw (Warszawa). The biogas...

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Port Neal Power Plant: Then and Now

Pittsburgh, November 29, 2007 - In 1986, a powerful twister ripped through the Port Neal Power Plant owned by Iowa Public Service Company, now MidAmerican Energy. The path of destruction was huge and needed immediate attention. Not only was a large coal-conveying unit destroyed, but roofing was torn off and siding was ripped away. One entire side of the facility in Sergeant Bluff, near Sioux...

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ABB to Supply Automation and Electrical Systems for Germany's Newest Coal-Fired Power Plant

2007-06-19 - In November 2006, the foundation stone was laid in Duisburg-Walsum for Germany's first hard coal-fired power plant to be built in 11 years. ABB will supply the entire package for the electrical and automation systems for the plant. The main contractor, Hitachi Power Europe GmbH, is building the power plant in cooperation with the consortium partner, Hitachi Ltd. for the clients STEAG...

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Infraserv - One of the World's Largest Fluidized Bed Power Plants Operating on RDF to be Equipped with ABB Technology

2007-06-26 - ABB scope: total electrical and automation system including transformers, MV and LV switchgear, control system 800xA with Profibus connections and emission control. Madrid, June 26, 2007. A contract with a total value of about 30 million USD was signed between a consortium under the lead of ABB and Ebara Corporation, Japan. Ebara, a multinational corporation based in Japan with...

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GE Energy to Supply Distributed Control System for First 350-Megawatt Supercritical Fossil Power Plant in China

SHANGHAI, CHINA- September 18, 2007 - GE Energy will provide an OC 4000(TM) distributed control system (DCS) to the first 350-megawatt supercritical coal-fired power plant in China. It will be installed at China Huaneng Group's Huaneng Ruijin Power Plant located in Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China. The first equipment will be shipped in January 2008 and will begin commercial operation in June 2008. The...

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Emerson Migrates and Unifies Control Systems at Pagbilao Power Plant; Upgrade Improves Plant Reliability, Availability

WDPF®-to-Ovation® migration offers a proven, economical alternative to complete system replacement for Mirant Pagbilao PITTSBURGH, PA (September 14, 2006) - Emerson Process Management announced today that it has completed a project to upgrade and unify combustion, turbine control and burner management systems at Pagbilao power station Units 1 and 2 with its Ovation® expert...

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N-Viro International Announces Successful Test of N-Viro Fuel for Use in Coal Fired Power Plants

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 5 /- N-Viro International Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: NVIC.OB) ("NVIC") announced today the successful completion of a performance test of N-Viro Fuel at a major power generation facility. N-Viro Fuel is a newly developed and patented biomass fuel that has physical and chemical characteristics similar to coal and is created from municipal waste and/or manure. On January 8, 2007 a...

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Coal Seam Gas Supplied Directly to GE Energy's Jenbacher Engines for Power

GE's Largest Jenbacher Units Fueled by Gas from Unmined Australian Coal Beds ORLANDO, FLORIDA - November 28, 2006 - A new energy plant in southeastern Queensland, Australia, featuring 11 of GE Energy's largest Jenbacher gas engines, is being built to use coal seam gas from unmined coal beds as fuel to generate electricity for the regional grid. The 30-megawatt (MW) Daandine Power Generation...

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