Livorno Ferraris Power Plant Vercelli Province Italy

Northern Italians are enjoying la dolce vita (the sweet life) even more today than they have historically, thanks to the additional electrical capacity provided by the new Livorno Ferraris power plant. Well-received by locals due to its environmentally progressive operations and low-profile appearance, the 800-MW plant is powered by combined-cycle units that burn natural gas. […]

Compact vacuum pump for solar cells

Edwards has introduced iXL500, the first in a line of dry vacuum pumps designed for load lock applications in solar cell and flat panel display manufacturing. According to Mike Allison, MD of the solar, semiconductor and flat panel display divisions at Edwards, the iXL 500 offers up to 60% improvement in cost of ownership compared […]

Portlands Energy Centre Ontario Canada

Construction of the Portlands Energy Centre was a logistical dream: A mothballed power plant next door had an active switchyard, natural gas pipeline, and cooling water structure. The new facility put peak power into the Ontario Power Authority’s grid from its two combustion turbines only two years after collecting the necessary permits. The entire plant […]

Tognum Awarded Contract to Supply German Navy

Tognum To Supply MTU Engines For German Navy Support Vessel Tognum has been awarded a contract to supply MTU engines for the German Navy’s new combat group support vessel, the “Bonn”. The engines are to be delivered to shipbuilders Flensburger Schiffsbaugesellschaft mbH & Co. KG at the end of 2010. The German Navy is due […]