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  • Successful use of Kuritherm®

    A Turkish geothermal power plant solved valve blockages thanks to Kuritherm® products. A remarkable well maintenance time reduction could be achieved. It was calculated a saving of 6 million euro per year thanks to the operational improvements and reductions of shut downs. Read the full case ...


    By Kurita

  • Pushing Plant’s Power

    GE’s Power Services and Songas Ltd. have signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) to upgrade equipment at Songas’ Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MYA encompasses GE’s Fleet360* platform of total plant solutions, helping Songas ensure the long-term, reliable operation of its power plant, GE ...

  • Power plant proposal for Bedfordshire

    Waste firm Covanta Energy has confirmed its plans to build an energy-from-waste (EfW) power station plant in Bedfordshire capable of using household and business waste as a fuel to generate heat and electricity. The EfW plant will be capable of taking up to 600,000 tonnes of waste per year. The waste will come from Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The EfW will be located at the Rookery Pit site ...

  • Captive power plant efficiency for Africa

    Power distribution networks across Africa are notoriously unreliable. Frequent power interruptions can be enormously costly for many of the continent’s factories. Not only do power outages disrupt production batches, they can also damage or reduce the life of important plant components such as kilns. This too has a knock-on effect on wider the country’s gross domestic product – ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • The Shard Combined Heat and Power Plant

    Located in the heart of London, on the south bank of the River Thames, the Shard is a 306-metre glass spire. The Shard will be home to office space, residential apartments, a five-star hotel, retail units and restaurants spread across 600,000ft2 and 72 storeys. The main contractor for the prestigious project is the Mace Group. At time of completion the Shard building is the tallest building in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Loan Guarantee Recipient Awarded Power Plant of the Year

    In February, I travelled with Secretary Moniz to southern California for the dedication of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, a concentrating solar power (CSP) plant that received a $1.9 billion loan guarantee from ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ormat Accelerates the Handover of the Momotombo Power Plant

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Holding Corp., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has sold its stake in the Momotombo Power Company (MPC), the operator of the Momotombo geothermal power plant in Nicaragua, to a private company for $7.5 million, approximately one year before the scheduled termination of the concession arrangement with the Nicaraguan owner. The ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Siemens Receives Photovoltaic Power Plant Order in the USA

    Siemens Energy, Inc. has been selected by Syncarpha Capital to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a 3-megawatt-peak (MWp), ground-based PV power plant in Eastampton, New Jersey. Construction is scheduled to begin in ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Coal & gas power plants - efficiency & cost

    Which of today's fossil fuel-fired power plants have highest efficiencies and lowest emissions? And how much do they cost? These are some of the questions answered in IEA's recently released publication Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Generation - Case Studies of Recently Constructed Coal- and Gas-Fired Power Plants. But the authors' case studies covering nine selected facilities in Europe, Asia and ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Energy minister approves new power plant for Wales

    Wales is set to gain a new power plant with the potential to provide electricity to 1.4 million homes, as Energy Minister Charles Hendry today gave the go-ahead for SSE to build an 870 megawatt gas-fired power station near Port Talbot. The Abernedd Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Plant will be built at the Baglan Bay Energy Park, on the former site of a chemicals facility. Charles Hendry said: ...

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Aker Solutions awarded power plant contract in Europe

    1 February 2010 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract to provide design, supply, installation, construction and commissioning for a new power ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • LotusWorks involvement in central power plant University of Oregon

    The University of Oregon is getting ready to come online with its co-generation system. As part of a $110 million renovation of its Central Power Station, the university is installing a co-generation system that will allow for simultaneous power generation and steam production from the same fuel energy input, minimizing energy waste and improving power delivery. “We’re really going to ...


    By LotusWorks Ltd.

  • Berlin Starts Production on New Biomass Power Plant

    More than 250 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony of Burgess BioPower, formerly known as the Berlin Station, in Berlin, N.H., Oct. 6, including New Hampshire's governor and the city's mayor. The $275 million, 75-megawatt plant is expected to begin generating power in 2013, selling it to New Hampshire Public Service under a 20-year power purchase agreement. New Hampshire Gov. John ...


    By BBI International

  • Big power-plant pollution cuts are ordered

    In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years. But it sets the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • Moxie Freedom gas power plant in Pa. ready

    Moxie Energy is ready to bring on line its 1,000MW Moxie Freedom gas-fired power plant in Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, according a US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) filing. The Moxie plant is scheduled to start up in June and is one of two new gas-fired facilities built in the state specifically to be close to the relatively inexpensive supply of natural gas from the Marcellus and ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • SDE Constructs Second Power Plant in China

      SDE  builds and constructs sea  wave  ...


    By SDE. Ltd

  • 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

  • CHO-Power plant construction completion celebration

    17 month after the laying of the foundation, Europlasma is pleased to announce that construction work on the CHO-Power plant in Morcenx is now complete, and that the budget has been adhered to. This plant is the most powerful one worldwide to convert industrial waste and biomass into energy through gasification, enhanced by plasma technology. The start-up is scheduled for end of July / early ...


    By Europlasma

  • Israq Spinning Mills Captive Power Plants

    Israq Spinning Mills Limited is a private limited company incorporated in Bangladesh in 2000. Israq Spinning Mills Limited is a 100% export oriented spinning mill. The daily production capacity of the company is roughly 17 MT. Israq Spinning Mills Ltd. mainly produces 20s-40s carded/combed yarn for export oriented knit ready-made garments. Israq Spinning Mills installed 2 of GE’s Jenbacher ...


    By Clarke Energy

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