Aeroderivative GT Service on a Worldwide Scale

TransCanada Turbines marks 10 years of operation with growth and facility expansion. When it comes to gas turbine maintenance, one company that has expanded its array of services and capabilities available to operators of aeroderivative gas turbines is Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based TransCanada Turbines Ltd. (TCT) — a company that marked its 10th year of operations […]

Turbines Spinning at Antarctica’s First “Zero-Emissions” Station

About 110 years after the Belgica expedition—a polar voyage organized by the Geographical Royal Society to establish the world’s first Antarctic scientific research program—a new, unique research station sponsored by the Belgian Federal Government has been commissioned. Inaugurated on Feb. 15 after two years of construction, the Princess Elizabeth Station is the only polar base […]

Emerson and MPSA Form Alliance

Emerson Process Management has announced the formation of an alliance with Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. (MPSA). The alliance, which combines Emerson’s experience in power plant automation and control with Mitsubishi’s experience in gas and steam turbine design and service, applies to North American and Latin American turbine retrofit projects supporting W251, W501D5, W501D5A and […]

ESCO NAMES SALES VP

ESCO Turbine Technologies has named Jim Liberator vice president of sales. Liberator joined ESCO in 1984 as an engineer and has also held several sales and management positions. Jim was a key member of a transition team that sold the Engineered Metals Group to Samuel, Son & Co. in 2006.Most recently, Liberator served as Samuel’s […]

The return of the Clipper Liberty wind turbine

The Steel Winds project in Lackawanna, New York, was selected as a POWER 2007 Top Plant because of its unusual location (a former steel mill and Superfund site) and because it was the first commercial deployment of the Clipper Windpower 2.5-MW turbine. That report was written just as the project entered commercial service but before […]