770MW gas-fired Baymina plant Turkey Upgrades its control

Baymina 770 MWe Combined Cycle Power Plant

GE) today announced that it has successfully completed an ALSPA steam turbine controls migration to its state-of-the-art Mark VIe* controls system with rotor stress controller upgrade at ENGIE Group’s Baymina power plant in Turkey. This first-of-its-kind Migration Pack upgrade features replacement of the controls technology while keeping the system’s core hardware infrastructure intact. This modernization […]

Siemens Industrial Edge cloud

Edge Computing from Siemens

With Siemens Industrial Edge, Siemens offers a digitization solution that adds machine-level data processing to automation devices, by taking the intelligence of Edge computing and thus, sophisticated analytics securely to manufacturing level. Siemens Industrial Edge offers users the opportunity to execute a wide range of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics applications. Cloud connectivity is […]

DEWA and Siemens say they have co-developed the world’s first thermodynamic Digital Twin Gas Turbine Intelligent Controller

thermodynamic Digital Twin Gas Turbine Intelligent Controller

In 2017, Siemens and DEWA publicized a contract to work together on an progressive data-driven project to advance new intelligent, self-learning controller for the SGT5-4000F gas turbine. The turbine is located at M-Station in Jebel Ali, which is the largest power generation and water desalination plant in the UAE. They have co-developed the world’s first thermodynamic […]

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc., an American leading firm in energy storage technology and solutions software. This software, called GEMS is become world leader in energy management, presently it is offering its 5th generation. The platform enables utilities, Engineering Procurement and Construction companies and Independent […]

Repower Boost for Hopper Dredge Vessel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates two hopper dredges on the United States West Coast and also contractswith private companies to keep shipping channels open. The largest and most modern vessel of the two is the recently repowered 107 m Essayons, built by Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, U.S.A., in 1982. It is […]

Digital controls upgrades increase asset reliability and reduce operating costs

A growing list of nuclear power plants throughout the world face obsolescence problems with their instrumentation and control (I&C) systems. Plants designed a generation ago Struggle to maintain their original analog or electromechanical I&C systems, if they have experienced technicians. Upgrading with advanced, digital-based controls is the obvious solution, but that’s not always a straightforward […]