Wärtsilä Wins Major Conversion Orders from Brazilian Power Producers

Wärtsilä has received contracts from three Brazilian independent power producers (IPPs) to provide conversions for their generating stations. The conversions will enable them to attain fuel flexibility and switch from heavy fuel oil (HFO) to gas operation. The combined value of the three contracts, which were received in January 2009, is in excess of EUR […]

GE Energy Signs Contract for Nearly US$1 Billion to Support New Power Plant Project in Saudi Arabia

GE Energy has signed a contract for nearly US$1 billion to supply more than 30 Frame 7EA gas turbines for the Saudi Electricity Company’s (SEC) Riyadh Power Plant 10 (PP10). This project, the latest in a series of GE contracts for SEC power projects, will add 2,000 megawatts of much needed power to help support […]

Siemens wins membrane filtration system contract

The City of Highland Park, Illinois, USA has awarded Siemens a multi-million dollar contract to provide a Memcor submerged membrane filtration system for its existing water treatment plant. The Siemens system, which will treat water from Lake Michigan, will replace an aging conventional filtration plant at the facility, and increase the plant’s rated capacity from […]