Show Preview: Distributed Energy Conference 2019

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:00:17 +0000

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POWER magazine’s second Distributed Energy Conference will build upon the success of the inaugural event, a sold-out program that brought together utilities, energy industry executives, and companies from across the spectrum of distributed power generation. Insiders from the wind and solar sectors, along with operators of backup and emergency power systems, combined heat and power, […]

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Competitive Advantages: Power Plant Wins with Low Fuel Costs, High Efficiency

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000

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The cost of fuel is one of the most important factors affecting power plant profitability, but flexibility and efficiency are also vitally important to success. One impressive new plant in Ohio—the Lordstown

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New York City to Get Eight Floating Aeroderivative Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 15:09:47 +0000

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New York City may soon be powered with two new power barges outfitted with eight Siemens 76-MW aeroderivative gas turbines.  Under a Sept. 5-announced contract signed by Astoria Generating Co. (AGC) and Siemens, the power barges—a relatively new Siemens offering based on a concept it calls “SeaFloat”—will replace two of four existing power barges at […]

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Nigeria Enlists Siemens to Help Shore Up Power Grid

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has an ambitious plan to rebuild the country’s power grid, as his government tries to jump-start the slow pace of growth in Africa’s largest economy. Buhari and Siemens

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Bye Aerospace & OXIS Energy To Commercialize Lithium-Sulfur Batteries For Urban Air Mobility (UAM)

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:40:13 +0000

Bye Aerospace is an extremely busy electric aviation company developing the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) world. It has two electric airplanes (eCTOL) and is working on an electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) project with Uber Elevate. But that’s not all. It is also partnering with another two companies focusing on pre‐crash sensing technologies, parachute ballistic recovery systems, landing gear‐airframe crashworthy structural concepts, high-energy absorbing seats, and advanced restraints

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Iraq Developing Solar to Complement GE, Siemens Projects

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Iraq’s $14 billion deal with Siemens to develop power generation projects in the country has grabbed most of the headlines this year, but the country continues to develop power projects with GE, and also in

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Siemens Will Cut Another 2,700 Jobs; GE Announces Cuts in Switzerland

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:41:16 +0000

Siemens on June 18 said it would cut 2,700 jobs from its Gas and Power division, on top of 10,400 positions the German engineering firm last month said it would jettison as part of cost-cutting measures. The Siemens’ announcement comes one day after U.S.-based rival GE said it would cut 450 jobs at two of […]

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Financing Secured for GE’s UAE Combined Cycle Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:35:11 +0000

The first independent combined cycle power project in the emirate of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is taking shape after $1 billion in financing was recently secured from GE Energy Financial Services (EFS) and its partners. The plant, featuring three combined cycle blocks, is expected to have 1.8 GW of generation capacity. The […]

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THE BIG PICTURE: Siemens’ Corporate History

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 04:00:04 +0000

Siemens AG, the global technology conglomerate that today has headquarters in both Berlin and Munich, in May 2019 announced it will spin off its energy units to focus on its digital “core.” The news has stunned many in the power sector, where Siemens has clenched a formidable presence since 1866. But restructuring at Siemens is […]

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Industrial Gas Turbine Demand Grows [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:05:36 +0000

When it comes to gas turbines, size matters. Although the market for large, heavy-duty gas turbines has been challenging in recent years, demand for industrial gas turbines—generally units with output ranging from about 5 MW to 100 MW—has been growing, according to Reed Lengel, product line manager for SCC-800 solutions with Siemens Energy. “When you […]

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