Technology & Innovation

Samsung Engineering was awarded an EPC contract from PTT Public Company, a Thailand state-owned oil & gas company, for a gas compressor station project in Thailand.

The project, worth $110 million, is located in WangNoi, Ayutthaya, some 70km north of Bangkok.

Turbine manufacturer Capstone Turbine Corporation has received a sixteen unit microturbines order from an upstream oil and gas customer in the US.

GE Power has launched a new remote Monitoring and Diagnostics (M&D) Center in Malaysia which will allow power plants across the Asia Pacific region to “gain access to remote M&D services that help increase plant performance through data analytics” GE Power said.

Doosan Skoda Power has been awarded an equipment supply contract for a new cogeneration plant in Copenhagen.

 The contract envisages the supply of a machine hall including a modular Doosan Skoda Power steam turbine DST-S10, a generator, heat exchangers, an oil system, a feed water tank, steam and heating piping, power and signal cabling, steel structures, a bridge crane, a fire protection system and lighting of the machine hall.

Siemens has signed an agreement 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 MW for the Sudanese national grid.

The first steam turbine that is to be supplied by Siemens to the Egypt Megaproject has began Wednesday its journey from the Siemens factory in Muelheim to the power plant Beni Suef in Egypt.

The steam turbine is set to arrive at Beni Suef in January 2017.

Italy's gas grid operator Snam and api Group have signed a letter of intent to develop methane service stations across Italy, as part of a wider set of initiatives to promote sustainable mobility.

GE Power Services is to provide plant equipment upgrades at two Uniper UK's CCGT power plants in the UK.

NRG Energy Services has signed an agreement to provide third-party operations and maintenance services at two power power plants owned by Texas-based Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, the company said.

Mississippi Power has announced it has generated electricity in the second gasifier at the Kemper County energy facility by synthesis gas, or syngas, from lignite. Last month, the company announced electricity had been generated in the first of the facility’s two gasifiers.

Dresser-Rand has supplied a Guascor gas engine for use in an advanced gasification bioenergy plant at Lockheed Martin’s Owego, NY, facility.

General Electric is to collaborate with software company Power Costs to connect plant assets and operational generation data from GE's Digital Power Plant solutions with PCI's energy planning and trading tools.

Siemens is to supply seven SGT-800 industrial gas turbines and two Industrial Trent 60 gas turbines to Argentina.

The SGT-800 turbines were ordered by the independent Argentine energy producer Albanesi, while the aeroderivative Industrial Trent 60 machines were ordered by the international energy group SoEnergy.

Turbine Technology Services Corporation has launched a new tool to improve power plants' flexibility.

The new offering, called Fast Start, is a “tailored solution to plant operators” to meet demand for increased flexibility “with their existing gas turbines” the company said.

General Electric and energy company Exelon have signed an agreement for the enterprise-wide use of GE's software across Exelon assets.