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Siemens Launches 44-MW Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Model for Fast Power Demand Surge

Siemens in November introduced the SGT-A45 TR, a mobile 44-MW aeroderivative gas turbine designed for the world’s booming fast power market. While the product’s launch is pivotal for the giant…

Siemens Launches 44-MW Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Model for Fast Power Demand Surge

Siemens in November introduced the SGT-A45 TR, a mobile 44-MW aeroderivative gas turbine designed for the world’s booming fast power market. While the product’s launch is pivotal for the giant…

IEA Paints Picture of World Dominated by Renewables and Natural Gas

In the next 25 years, the world will turn increasingly to renewables and natural gas to meet energy demand, turning away from coal, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA)…

THE BIG PICTURE: Power Expenses (Infographic)

The operating expenses at major U.S. investor-owned electric utilities have shifted over the last decade or so, owing primarily to changing fuel costs.

Plant Converts to Combined Cycle Operation with Help of Thermal Mass Air/Gas Flowmeter

Process engineers at a power plant in Western Europe were upgrading the facility with new combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) technology. CCGT power plants operate with both gas turbines and steam turbines

Utilities Prepare for Simulated Attack on U.S. Power Grid

Utilities across the country are gearing up for an attack on the power grid November 15 and 16. Thankfully, it’s only a drill. But in the event of an actual…

Asset Performance Management: Strategies to Mitigate Risk

If funds were unlimited, digital technology could be utilized in countless ways to improve plant performance and reduce downtime. But costs do matter, so taking a graded approach to managing risks and costs

Exelon Subsidiary Files Bankruptcy; Lenders Would Take Over Four Plants

ExGen Texas Power (EGTP) Holdings LLC and ExGen Texas Power LLC, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., on November 7 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court…