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Benefits of Single-Shaft Combined Cycle Power Plants

In recent years, the use of single-shaft combined cycle power plants has steadily increased in the U.S. While multi-shaft configurations are advantageous in certain scenarios—for example, when layout flexibility or…


Model of Gas-Fired Efficiency Rises in Heart of Coal Country

A partnership between one of the nation’s largest utilities and one of the world’s largest construction contractors resulted in the 1,100-MW Paradise Combined Cycle Plant in Drakesboro, Kentucky, next door…


High-Performance Oil Reduces Varnish and Saves Money for Gas Turbine Power Plant

Varnish buildup in oil systems and components can degrade performance and cause erratic valve operation. Some experts have conducted research and formulated new lubricants that could help solve those problems.…


Amec Foster Wheeler secures coal, gas and renewables framework with EDF Energy

• New Technical Support Alliance extends role beyond EDF Energy’s UK nuclear fleet Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering consultancy services…


GE Upgrades Oregon Power Plant to Prepare for Seasonal Demand Challenges

Avista Uses GE’s Advanced Gas Path and DLN 2.6+ Combustion Technology to Help Coyote Springs Unit 2 Meet Changing Seasonal Energy Demands GE Upgrade Helps to Increase Combined-Cycle Plant’s Capacity,…