The Growing Strain of Power Sector Supply Chain Disruptions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:02:00 +0000

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Power sector supply chains, hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, are feeling the double whammy of uncertainty posed by a broad U.S. executive order. As was clear at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s

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South Korea Forays into Gas Turbine Manufacturing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 04:01:00 +0000

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Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) this summer made major strides to establish itself at the core of South Korea’s strategy to become only the fifth country to own an independent gas turbine

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GE Will Decarbonize Uniper’s Gas Power Fleet

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:00:26 +0000

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GE Gas Power and Uniper have agreed to roll out a detailed decarbonization roadmap that may entail hydrogen-friendly upgrades to all GE gas turbines and compressors at the German generation giant’s gas power plants and gas storage facilities across Europe.  Under the agreement, GE Gas Power and Uniper will form a joint working group to […]

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GE Will Decarbonize Uniper’s Gas Power Fleet

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:00:26 +0000

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GE Gas Power and Uniper have agreed to roll out a detailed decarbonization roadmap that may entail hydrogen-friendly upgrades to all GE gas turbines and compressors at the German generation giant’s gas power plants and gas storage facilities across Europe.  Under the agreement, GE Gas Power and Uniper will form a joint working group to […]

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Why Coal Lost—and Can It Recover?

Credit to Author: Stan Kaplan| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:26:22 +0000

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Coal burn in the power sector has fallen off a cliff. Demand peaked at 1.045 billion tons in 2007. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates consumption in 2020 will be 377 million tons, a drop of 64% in little more than a decade. The EIA is forecasting a modest rebound in 2021 (to 462 […]

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Duke Energy Has New CCGT Plant in Asheville

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:32:21 +0000

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Duke Energy Progress, the Duke Energy subsidiary that serves about 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, announced the completion of its new Asheville Combined Cycle Station in Arden, North Carolina. The company said the $817 million combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facility (Figure 1) includes two power blocks with a total of four generators and […]

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Gas, Solar Will Power Pittsburgh Airport Microgrid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 17:45:24 +0000

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A microgrid project pairing natural gas with solar power is taking shape at Pittsburgh International Airport, with the installation expected to be the primary source of electricity for the property by the summer of 2021. Construction of the microgrid (Figure 1) began a few weeks ago with site preparation work, which included rerouting an electrical […]

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Future-Proofing Gas Generation for the Coming Carbon-Free World

Credit to Author: Jason Rowell| Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 20:59:17 +0000

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Is gas generation quickly going down the same path as coal? Will gas power generation built today be abandoned in 30 years? How can you be serious about climate change and still build gas power generation? As governments, utilities, and private enterprises continue to set aggressive net-zero emissions goals, these are the hard questions being […]

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Siemens’ Roadmap to 100% Hydrogen Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 04:06:00 +0000

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Aligning with a target set by European industry association EUTurbines, Siemens Gas and Power in January 2019 rolled out an ambitious roadmap to ramp up the hydrogen capability in all its gas turbine models to

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How to Optimize Your Facility While Using Variable Quality Fuel Gas

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000

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The composition and heating values of fuel gas can vary from one moment in time to another. Using a Coriolis flow meter to obtain a mass flow measurement, rather than relying on a standard volume flow

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