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Siemens Gamesa Will Cut Nearly 3,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 18:52:58 +0000

Renewable energy giant Siemens Gamesa announced it will cut nearly 3,000 jobs as the company tries to turn around its financial fortunes. The group in a statement on Sept. 29 said, “In order to realize the company’s projections for growth, Siemens Gamesa is working to strengthen specific areas within key leading markets to capitalize on […]

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Financing Committed for Major California, Texas Solar Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 18:26:46 +0000

Four large solar power projects, including two that will feature battery energy storage systems (BESS), are moving forward after the closing of financing commitments for the installations. Intersect Power, an Oregon-headquartered development and engineering group for renewable energy, on Sept. 29 announced it has closed $3.1 billion in financing to complete a near-term portfolio of […]

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Carbon Capture Begins at India’s Largest Coal Power Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 16:16:44 +0000

India’s largest coal-fired power plant, NTPC’s 4.8-GW Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station, has begun capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from plant flue gas as part of a foundational project to explore the conversion of CO2 to methanol.  The carbon capture plant, built by UK-based carbon capture solutions provider Carbon Clean and Green Power International, an engineering, procurement, […]

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More Than 2.5 Million Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Ian

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 13:29:00 +0000

More than 2.5 million electricity customers in Florida were without power early Sept. 29 as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and continued to cause damage with high winds and heavy rain, even after being downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday. The storm, which made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday […]

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Boost for Mitsubishi Power Ammonia Gas Turbines in Singapore, Indonesia

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 18:14:33 +0000

A month after Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Japanese power generator JERA set out to jointly explore developing a 60-MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant fueled with 100% ammonia on Singapore’s Jurong Island, MHI announced it is partnering with another Singapore industrial heavyweight to explore the feasibility of an ammonia-fired gas turbine in the […]

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Four Important Ways Aero-Derivative Gas Turbines Are Being Utilized in Power Systems

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 17:20:30 +0000

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Aero-derivative gas turbines are widely used in the power industry. As the name implies, aero-derivative gas turbines evolved from innovations to proven technologies used in airplane jet engines. These gas turbines provide anywhere from 30 MW to 140 MW of efficient, reliable power, and deliver operational savings to energy providers worldwide. According to Harsh Shah, […]

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Can the Power Grid Handle More EVs?

Credit to Author: Anders Sjoelin| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:58:24 +0000

Only about 1% of the 250 million cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks on American roads are electric vehicles (EVs). But that’s about to change. While it’s difficult to estimate future sales, an analysis by IHS Markit projects that up to 30% of new car sales could be electric by 2030, rising to up to 45% […]

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India Power Minister Says Country Will Add More Coal-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:59:08 +0000

The leader of India’s power sector has said the country is preparing to add as much as 56 GW of coal-fired generation capacity by 2030 in order for the country to meet growing demand for electricity. He also said India must invest in energy storage, in concert with supporting more wind and solar power development, […]

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NYPA, GE Successfully Pilot Hydrogen Retrofit at Aeroderivative Gas Turbine

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:55:19 +0000

A pioneering GE aeroderivative gas turbine project to demonstrate hydrogen combustion as part of a retrofit at an existing U.S. natural gas power plant has successfully utilized blends of 5% to 44% hydrogen with natural gas—some of the highest volumes of hydrogen blended into a commercially operating gas turbine. The project spearheaded by New York […]

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