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2013-04-03 08:22:26

HOUSTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a contract for the supply of new hot gas path components from CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) in China. The order is for new parts that will be installed in a GE Frame 6B gas turbine located at CSPC's Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, Guangdong Province and includes multiple stages of turbine buckets, nozzles and shroud sets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO)...

2013-04-02 04:20:09

HOUSTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS was awarded an $11.2m contract to re-rate one of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's (LADWP's) Hitachi hydro turbine generators at the Castaic Power Plant, a pumped storage facility 50 miles north of Los Angeles. The work scope includes replacement of discharge and wear rings, extensive stay vane modification, turbine shut-off valve refurbishment and replacement of the generator stator. (Logo:...

2013-03-27 08:23:43

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract worth approximately $35 million to supply an air-cooled condenser (ACC) for a new 835 MW natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant scheduled to be constructed in Israel. The contract was awarded by Alstom, which was previously awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the plant by Dalia Power Energies...

2013-03-26 12:23:58

Short film depicts the features and benefits of Combined Heat and Power units developed by Aegis Energy Services, Inc. HOYLOKE, Mass., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aegis Energy Services, Inc has released a new marketing movie that showcases the features and benefits of Aegis-designed Combined Heat and Power systems for hotels, multi-unit residential, healthcare, recreational and educational facilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130326/CG83230) Combined...

2013-03-11 08:22:34

Stations are in Massachusetts, southern Illinois and outside Chicago RICHMOND, Va., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) announced today that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement for three merchant generation power stations with a subsidiary of funds controlled by Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Short Hills, N.J., and San Diego, Calif. The sale is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013. The power stations are:...

2013-01-29 04:21:26

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has signed a four-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Entegra Power Group and Sundevil Power Holdings to operate the Gila River Power Station, one of the largest independent power plants in the US. Located near Phoenix, the station has eight GE Frame 7FA gas turbines, eight heat recovery steam generators and is capable of producing 2,200 MW of electrical power. Wood Group GTS currently provides gas turbine...

2013-01-28 16:21:04

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is advising the public to practice extreme caution when visiting areas near its 13 hydroelectric generating plants in the winter months, located on the Manistee, Muskegon, Au Sable, Kalamazoo and Grand Rivers. In particular the utility is warning people about the likelihood of thin ice up and downstream of the dams. "Ice conditions on the reservoirs next to these hydro plants can change rapidly due to unpredictable weather. In...

2013-01-03 12:22:41

YERINGTON, Nev., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fort Churchill Generating Station in Nevada, which is owned and operated by NV Energy (NYSE:NVE), has reached a safety milestone of operating 25 years without a lost-time accident. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/LA36470)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) According to the Edison Electric Institute, the 226-megawatt natural gas-fueled plant has the longest safety record for any fossil-fueled...

2013-01-03 12:22:33

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired TransmissionHub, GenerationHub, and related subscription and data businesses from Colorado-based Energy Central. The acquisition adds new offerings to PennWell's growing information and mapping business for the electric power industry. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. (Logo:...

2013-01-03 12:22:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three new power plants officially began serving North Carolina customers at the end of 2012, representing a combined investment of nearly $3.65 billion and marking another significant milestone in Duke Energy's commitment to meet electricity needs with advanced, cleaner generation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) These sophisticated power plants represent one aspect of Duke Energy's aggressive...