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 […]

Speedtronic Mark VI control system configuration part 2

Speedtronic Mark VI control system configuration part 2 Note: In Part 2, Human Machine interface, power supplies, communications etc is discussed Operator Interface The operator interface is commonly referred to as the Human Machine Interface (HMI). It is a PC with a Microsoft® Windows NT® operating system supporting client/server capability, a CIMPLICITY® graphics display system,  […]

Speedtronic Mark VI control configuration and operation Part 1

Speedtronic Mark VI control configuration and operation Part 1 Note: In part 1, the hardware configuration is explained. GE’s SPEEDTRONIC Mark VI Turbine Control The SPEEDTRONIC™ Mark VI turbine control is the current state-of-the-art control for GE turbines. It is designed as a complete integrated control, protection, and monitoring system for generator and mechanical drive […]

Testing Times for Plant Operators

Testing Times for Plant Operators BY IAN CAMERON While gas turbines and large diesel engines may catch the eye in any power generation application, the fuels and lubricants they use make the difference between effective operation and a potential multimillion-dollar disaster. The constant monitoring and testing of a plant is a vital element in any […]

New Enclosed Metallic Insulation System from Thermamax

Thermamax’s new enclosed metallic insulation for compensators and corrugated tubes allows continuous temperature management over the entire exhaust tract while ensuring flexibility and easy access. Thermamax has introduced a new, fully enclosed metallic insulation system for compensators located within the exhaust tract of internal combustion engines. The company said that the applications for these insulating […]