MTU Onsite Energy, a business unit of Tognum, will install a gas turbine cogeneration plant

MTU Onsite Energy, a business unit of Tognum, will install a gas turbine cogeneration plant for German combined heat and power plant operator Heizkraftwerk Halle-Trotha GmbH in Halle, Germany. The power plant is scheduled to be delivered in May 2011 with commercial operation to being in April 2012. Along with the gas turbine, the scope […]

Advancements in Economizer Technology

Founded as a one-man operation in 1998 by Robert Krowech, HRST Inc. headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, U.S.A. specializes in heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) and waste heat boilers. Today, Krowech continues to serve as president of the company, which has three U.S. locations and capabilities to provide services in nearly every region of the […]

Plant-wide control system yields multiple benefits at new power station in South Africa

GE’s New Control System Hits the Mark Plant-wide control system yields multiple benefits at new power station in South Africa South Africa, which weathered a severe power shortage last year, continues to face heavy demand on its energy infrastructure. A new power plant owned and operated by South African oil and Gas Company Sasol, will […]

180MW-class, Korea’s Largest, to Be Installed at Yeongwol Combined Cycle Thermal Power Plant

Combined Cycle Thermal Power Plant Takes First Steps toward Independent Production of Gas Turbines Doosan completed and shipped a gas turbine, which is considered the culmination of power generation technology, on November 13, taking the first step toward technological independence in gas turbine production. The new gas turbine is a 180 MW-class turbine, which was […]

Integrated Technologies that Enhance Power Plant Operating Flexibility

by: Michael McManus, David Boyce, Raymond Baumgartner, Siemens Power Generation POWER-GEN International 2007 Abstract The US electric power industry has changed dramatically since the downturn of the gas-turbine-based market in the early 2000’s. In the years prior to this, nearly all combined-cycle plants were planned, permitted and built with the expectation to be operated predominantly […]