‘Largest’ Floating Offshore Wind Farm Comes Online in North Sea

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:39:15 +0000

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An installation that at present is considered the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm has produced its first power, providing electricity for oil and gas exploration operations in the North Sea. Hywind Tampen on Nov. 13 began powering Equinor’s drilling at the Gullfaks oil and gas field. The wind farm is located about 87 miles […]

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GE Will Cut 20% of U.S. Onshore Wind Workforce

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 16:54:35 +0000

General Electric (GE) has notified staff that it plans to lay off about 20% of the workforce in its U.S. onshore wind business. A report from NASDAQ this week said the cuts are part of a plan to restructure and resize the onshore wind division, as the group “is grappling with weak demand and rising […]

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Innovation, Efficiency at Heart of CHP Plant Upgrade

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 04:17:00 +0000

A combined heat and power (CHP) plant in South Korea successfully completed a project to improve its output and overall operation, with updated gas turbine technology supporting its reliability. South Korea

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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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GE H-Class Turbine Will Power New Louisiana Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 15:35:54 +0000

General Electric’s (GE’s) H-Class power generation equipment technology will be used at a new natural gas-fired power plant in Louisiana. GE on Sept. 1 said it received an order from Kindle Energy for a 7HA.03 gas turbine to serve the 725-MW Magnolia Power Project that will be built in Plaquemine. The new facility is expected […]

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GE’s Energy Business Will Have a New Name—Vernova

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 14:51:58 +0000

General Electric (GE) is again announcing changes to its corporate structure, with the company on July 18 saying its energy and other businesses will operate under new brand names. H. Lawrence Culp Jr., the company’s chairman and CEO, and CEO of GE Aerospace, on Monday said the strategy involves a planned separation into three groups, […]

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New 1.1-GW GE-Powered Gas-Fired Plant Enters Service in Michigan

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 16:06:27 +0000

A new $1.1-billion natural gas-fired power plant, built by Kiewit and featuring equipment from General Electric (GE), has entered service in southwest Michigan. The Indeck Niles Energy Center in Niles, a community just north of South Bend, Indiana, will provide 1,100 MW of generation capacity. The plant is operated by Indeck Energy Services along with […]

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GE Touts Ramp Rate for Gas Turbine at New Polish Power Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 16:05:47 +0000

A new 745-MW natural gas-fired power plant in Poland will feature General Electric’s (GE’s) 9HA.02 gas turbine, a model the company said “has the quickest ramp rate in the industry” at 88 MW per minute, and with a DLN 2.6e combustion system “capable of burning up to 50% by volume of hydrogen when blended with […]

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