ABB wins $73 million power order in Switzerland

ABB wins $73 million power order in Switzerland: New control system will facilitate more efficient management of nuclear power plant ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $73 million from Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt (KKL) to refurbish and upgrade the non safety related operational control and automation system at their 1,220 megawatt […]

Economic Evaluation of Cycling Plants – An Approach to Show the Value of Operational Flexibility

Economic Evaluation of Cycling Plants – An Approach to Show the Value of Operational Flexibility H. Emberger, Dr. D. Hofmann C. Kolk, Siemens Power Generation, Erlangen Introduction Since the beginning of power market’s liberalization in the mid 1990ies, the power plant business has been changing fundamentally. Nowadays operators of power plants find themselves in a […]

Elliott Company has booked an order from Petroleos Mexicanos

Elliott Company has booked an order from Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company, for two compressor trains for a new continuous catalytic regenerative (CCR) platforming plant in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. Elliott will provide a recycle compressor train consisting of a 60MBL5 motor-driven barrel compressor and a net gas compressor train comprised of two barrel […]

bore instrumentation needle valve enables plant engineers to improve reliability

The bore instrumentation needle valve enables plant engineers to improve reliability while reducing space and money in process and instrumentation applications involving viscous and contaminated media. The Parker H-series needle valve is available as a discrete hand valve for controlling media flow, or integrated into a monoflange-style manifold for the safe ‘double-block-and-bleed’ connection of instruments […]

Cogentrix Energy to Save More Than 3 Million Gallons of Water Annually with GE Technology and Expertise

Cogentrix Energy to Save More Than 3 Million Gallons of Water Annually with GE Technology and Expertise GE (NYSE: GE) is honoring Cogentrix Energy, LLC today with a GE ecomagination Leadership Award for achievements in water reuse. Cogentrix’s 120-megawatt power plant in Battleboro, N.C. has implemented a solution to conserve an estimated 3 million gallons […]

Emission Project Leads MaK Toward IMO III

Emission Project Leads MaK Toward IMO III Shared research provides clear mission and specific focus According to a report from Caterpillar’s Marine Power Systems Group, the second phase of the Emission Minimization (EMI MINI), a joint research project to reduce marine engine emissions, is nearing completion. The first phase of EMI MINI I ran from […]