GE Takes TEI Power To New Heights

TEI S.p.A., an Italian environmental engineering company, has purchased an LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbine from GE for a 50 MW combined-cycle power plant to be located in the Chianti region of Italy, near Tuscany. This project follows the first mid-merit project between the two companies, which is located in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region of […]

Siemens Water Technologies has developed a coconut shell-based carbon for drinking water treatment

AquaCarb 1240CAT, which Siemens says is superior to the catalytic carbon used in water treatment, can provide improved results in water quality targets for chloramine, hydrogen sulphide (H2S), and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) removal. The coconut shell base provides a higher adsorption capacity with extensive micropore structure for volatile organic compounds (VOCs), lower ash content and […]

Westinghouse Launches Small Modular Reactor Design

Following President Obama’s $97 million budget request last week to support research into small modular reactors (SMRs), Westinghouse introduced a 200-MW class integral pressurized water reactor modeled on the company’s third-generation AP1000 reactor. The company also said it was preparing to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Energy’s SMR demonstration program. The Toshiba Corp. group […]