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2013-10-22 08:27:01

On track to enter service in 2014, state-of-the-art, clean energy center to play critical role in helping to keep FPL bills low JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company today announced that it has successfully completed a series of operational tests on the first of three natural gas-powered combustion turbines at its new Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center. The high-efficiency power plant is on track to begin generating...

2013-10-22 08:26:54

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has completed the installation of four EcoValue(TM) power augmentation systems on four GE Frame 7EA gas turbines at a 300MW cogeneration plant in Texas. The EcoValue system increases turbine output and efficiency and the plant is experiencing significant performance improvements, yielding 11.5% increase in power output and a 2.5% decrease in heat rate on one combined cycle block (two gas turbines and one steam turbine)....

2013-10-15 23:26:35

Upgrading turbine equipment and modernizing control systems enhances power plant operation while simplifying its balance-of-plant operations. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Turbine Technology Services Corporation (TTS), a full-service gas turbine engineering services firm based in Orlando, Florida is finishing a project involving the replacement of multiple gas turbines, along with the modernization of balance-of-plant (BOP) control systems at the Termoyopal power plant, north...

2013-10-07 23:23:14

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Steam Turbines Market. London (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Renewed Interest in Steam Turbines Market With Development of New Technologies This research service covers the current state and future potential of steam turbines markets in the Asia-Pacific region. The study covers Southeast Asia, East Asia and Australia and New Zealand regions. It provides an in-depth analysis of the drivers, restraints and their impacts in...

2013-10-04 23:04:47

Bob Kraft has developed a patent-pending way to boost power plant output that is both more cost effective & better for the environment than current ways of adding new power to the grid. Source: PowerPHASE LLC Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Bob Kraft has been down this road before. In 1999 he discovered a better way to reduce power plant emissions. The inventions from that discovery became a company that employs more than 500, many of them highly trained engineers. A Smarter Way...

2013-10-01 12:22:57

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy coal-fired power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the October issue, and awards are presented at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition being held in New Orleans, April 1-3, 2014. This year's award-winning coal-fired Top Plants are: Cliffside Steam Station Unit 6, Cliffside, North Carolina. Development of this supercritical plant entailed...

2013-09-30 12:22:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiangtian (USA) Air Power Company, a Delaware Corporation OTCQB Ticker (GOAS), Lucksky (Hong Kong) Shares Limited, a Hong Kong Limited Company, and Sanhe City Luck Sky Electrical Engineering Limited Company, a Mainland Chinese Limited Shares Company have signed a merger agreement. The three companies, each with strong reputations for innovative research and technology, have been brought together to form a single company that specializes in...

2013-09-30 08:22:48

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a $2M contract for the installation of two GE A-14 steam turbines and related generating equipment at the Mojave Solar Project, San Bernardino County, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO) The 250MW Mojave Solar Project is one of several large-scale renewable energy initiatives that will enable the state of California to secure one-third of its energy needs from renewable...

2013-09-25 08:22:46

HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a US$3M contract to provide the rotor overhaul and new parts for a Frame 9E gas turbine at a power plant in Uruguay. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/DA85678) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO) Over a five-month term, Wood Group GTS will provide a full set of first, second and third stage buckets for the gas turbine rotor and any necessary compressor blades....

2013-09-24 08:33:38

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a multi-million dollar, 10-year term service agreement to support the Solar® Taurus(TM) 60 gas turbines in Monterrey, Mexico for Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico (PCM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO) Wood Group GTS will provide preventative and corrective maintenance, turbine and gearbox overhauls, 24-7 emergency cover for trouble shooting, remote support and condition monitoring....