GAS POWER Direct [August 5, 2013]

Fuel Cells Can Replace Shore Power, Auxiliary Diesel at Ports, Says Study

Source: EPA It’s a solution that POWER’s legendary troubleshooter Marmaduke Surfaceblow, the six-foot-four marine engineer with a steel brush mustache and a foghorn voice, might have appreciated. Regulators across the…

Hybrid Inlet Chilling for Small Gas Turbines

Like any internal combustion engine, the power output and efficiency of a combustion turbine decrease as ambient temperatures rise. This loss of power and efficiency is caused by a reduction…

NRG Adds Another Gas Plant to California Fleet

Courtesy: Siemens. Copyright Brian Haux—SkyHawk PhotographyNo nukes? No problem.The state of California, once home to three major nuclear power plants, weathered an early July heat wave in good shape despite…

Replacing Coal in a Small Town

Courtesy: NRG When a new power plant is proposed, traditional battle lines are often drawn: The utility or plant owner on one side, usually with business interests in support, and…

The Other Gas Power

Source: NREL The shale gas boom in the United States has upended energy planning not just in this country, but also around the world. Shale gas extraction is what business…

The Risks and Rewards of Surging Mexican Demand for U.S. Gas

Courtesy: Pemex Rapid growth in U.S. gas exports to Mexico already is having profound effects north of the border, and things will only get more interesting. Gas producers in the…