Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has selected Emerson to install digital technologies across its power plant fleet. The Magnolia project is part of TVA’s five-year, $110 million investment that will enhance the 980 MW combined-cycle unit to generate up to 50% more electricity from the same fuel, once upgraded in 2022.
Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has contracted Siemens Energy to maintain 116 high-voltage substations to keep the lights on in the Emirate. The 5-year service agreement covers preventive maintenance and emergency repair of the substations, including switchgears of different voltage levels, and power transformers.
Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) is looking to hire new Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors to fast-track works on four gas power plants with 2,000 MW combined capacity. Situated in Alaoji, Egbema, Omoku and Gbarain the four plants are vital to avert looming power shortages.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) has contracted Siemens to expand services for its Jebel Ali L2 station. Each of the power station’s four SGT5-4000F gas turbines will be upgraded with intelligent controllers, combined with the SPPA-T3000 system to reduce the risk of outages and enhance operational flexibility.