gas turbine fuel valve News

  • Improve Gas Turbine Engine Reliability with Cool Valves and Piping

    Presentations and discussion at meetings of the gas-turbine users groups, such as the 7F, often call into view problems owner/operators are having with the liquid-fuel systems on their dual-fuel engines—in particular, unreliable starts and unreliable fuel transfers from gas to oil. A couple of years ago, the sure solution for some users rarely called to operate on oil was to disable or ...

  • MHI to build gas turbine combustor manufacturing plant in US

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has formulated a plan to build a gas turbine manufacturing plant in the U.S., and as the plan's initial phase the company will construct a plant near Savannah, Georgia, to produce combustors, a key component of gas turbines, targeting production launch by the end of 2010. The plan also calls for MHI to develop this initiative further, taking ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Rotork CVA specified for flow control duty on gas turbine pre-heater plants

    Rotork’s innovative CVA electric actuator has been specified for critical valve control duty on high temperature gas turbine pre-heater equipment supplied to the power generation industry. The application demands unrestricted modulation of a three-way valve to control the pre-heated temperature of fuel gas for electricity generating turbines.   The Rotork CVA actuators have been ...


    By Rotork

  • Power Plant Valve Market Shifting to Asia

    A number of factors are causing major shifts in power plant valve purchases. These changes are being continually evaluated in N028 Industrial Valves: World Market. The market for valves in the power industry is being shaped by: Increasing need for energy in developing countries Changes in fuel availability and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Coal-fired Power and Ethanol Replace Oil and Gas as the Big Process Equipment Markets

    This new century arrived along with a huge market for gas turbine systems and all the components as Europe and the U.S. chose this route to solve their energy problems.  At the same time the future for refining and oil and gas exploration looked bright for at least the next several decades. Just six years later, the picture has dramatically changed.  In fact suppliers of pumps, valves, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Energy needs will drive the industrial valve market over $100 billion in revenues by 2030

    The demand for industrial valves will expand from its present level of just under $50 billion/yr to over $100 billion/yr by 2030.  The main driver will be the energy needs of the developing countries.  Energy already accounts for over 40 percent of valve demand.  Power, refining, and oil and gas are all going to expand at a rate faster than average GDP during the next two decades.  These are the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • GE Technology to Turn Handan Iron & Steel’s Blast Furnace Emissions into Cleaner Energy

    GE (NYSE: GE) technology selected for a new 170-megawatt power plant at Handan Iron & Steel Group Ltd’s mill in Handan City, China, will use emissions from iron and steel production to generate cleaner electricity. Instead of burning waste gas in a boiler, the off-gas from Handan’s blast furnace and coke oven will power a GE 9E Gas Turbine to ...


    By General Electric

  • CCA Announces Over $5.2 Million in Burner and Emission Control Awards

    Combustion Components Associates, Inc (CCA) of Monroe, CT today announced recent contract awards totaling more than $ 5.2 million. Strong growth was seen in burner conversions to allow industrial customers to fire natural gas alone or in combination with other fuels. Orders were received from four domestic industrial customers for nine boiler conversions to natural gas. “The low price of ...


  • GE Energy Announces More than $3 Billion in New Customer Agreements

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced more than $3 billion in new customer agreements spanning its Energy business. The orders include natural gas production technologies in subsea and liquefied natural gas sectors; natural gas technologies to produce power such as heavy-duty and aeroderivative gas turbines, gas engines and waste-heat recovery solutions; wind turbines; and water treatment, grid ...


    By General Electric

  • Perry Nuclear Power Plant Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage

     FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, shut down at 12 a.m. today for scheduled refueling, maintenance and a turbine upgrade expected to improve efficiency and reliability. While the unit is off line, 280 of the 748 fuel assemblies will be replaced, and numerous ...


    By FirstEnergy

  • $6 Trillion Will Be Invested In New Energy Facilities Over The Next 20 Years

    The era of cheap energy is over.  As a result the yearly capital investment to provide the world's energy will average $304 billion per year over the next 20 years.  This is the new forecast in the online continually updated World Market for Your Products published by the McIlvaine Company. The largest investment category will be ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

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