GE Marks ‘Ultra Low’ NOx Gas Turbine Technology Triumph

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:49:01 +0000

In a significant technical triumph, GE has completed first installation of a new gas-fired power plant technology that it says can reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions to 5 parts per million (ppm).  GE on April 11 completed combustion upgrades on nine GE 9E gas turbines at five power generation enterprises in Shenzen, a major industrial […]

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First Gas Turbine Upgrade Blending GE and Alstom Technology Unveiled

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:43:37 +0000

GE introduced its GT26 HE (high efficiency) gas turbine upgrade on March 25 by announcing Uniper would be the first to install the new technology at the company’s Enfield Power Station in London, England. “We’re proud to launch our new GT26 HE upgrade with Uniper—it’s the most advanced solution we’ve ever introduced on a GT26 […]

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The Line Blurs Between Small Cogen Plants and Large Combined Cycles

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:39:54 +0000

When U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), he unintentionally ignited the worldwide deregulation of electricity markets, which in turn began a worldwide technology race between two distinct types of power plants: the newly created, industrial-scale plant that PURPA dubbed “cogeneration” and the traditional, utility-scale power […]

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GE Selling Biopharma Unit in $21.4 Billion Deal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 21:32:59 +0000

General Electric’s (GE’s) sale of its biopharma unit on February 25 is designed to reduce the company’s overall debt load, and CEO Larry Culp said the deal is the latest step in his plan to strengthen the whole of GE, particularly the company’s struggling Power division. GE on Monday agreed to sell the biopharma part […]

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Two Harriet Monroe Poems About Power Plants 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:58:22 +0000

Harriet Monroe, the founder and longtime editor of Poetry magazine, was the author of a large body of poems that captured the essence of urban industrial modernity. Her 1914 book, You and I ( Macmillan Company, New York), contains two poems about power generation. The first, “The Turbine,” is an engineer’s ode to his turbine. […]

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GE, MHPS Vie for Top Spot in Fiercely Competitive Gas Turbine Market

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:05:42 +0000

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) appears to have snagged the lead in an intensifying competition in a mostly flat market for heavy-duty gas turbines of above 100 MW, but GE retained its lead both for overall installed gas turbine capacity and units in 2018, a much-watched industry ranking suggests. Data from McCoy Power Reports’ latest […]

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Iraqi Official Casts Doubt on Deals With GE, Siemens

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:03:00 +0000

Multibillion-dollar energy deals that both Siemens and General Electric (GE) signed with the Iraqi government last year may not come to fruition, according to the country’s electricity minister. The Financial Times on February 10 reported that Luay Al-Khatteeb, who took his post late last year after the deals were brokered, told the newspaper, “I don’t […]

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Financial and Gas Turbine Blade Troubles Plague GE Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:27:09 +0000

GE Power’s financials spun out further on a dismal trajectory during the fourth quarter of 2018, plagued by slack market demand for products and services, technical glitches of a flagship gas turbine model, and poor project execution. Despite a series of divestments and corporate reshuffles, including of leadership, for the 12 months that ended on […]

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GE Restructure Will See Leaner Power but Heftier Renewable Energy Division

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:28:11 +0000

GE has announced it will integrate its renewables, grid, and energy storage assets into a simplified, single business that nearly doubles the size of its Renewable Energy division, as the company banks on the accelerated uptake of grid-connected renewables worldwide.  The expansion will see GE’s grid solutions, solar solutions, and storage businesses move from GE […]

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GE Cutting Another 468 Jobs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:59:53 +0000

French labor unions on Jan. 22 said U.S.-based General Electric (GE) will cut 468 jobs at its units in France, including some staff at Alstom Power Systems (APS). GE confirmed to Agence France Press, a French news service, that talks with its unions on staff reductions are underway. The unions said 229 jobs would be […]

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