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Hydro Is Back

02/01/2011

Power from hydroelectric plants fueled the industrial revolution in America and the world during the first half of the 20th Century. The Francis turbine was invented in Lowell, Mass. in 1848, the Pelton turbine during the California gold rush in the 1870s and the Kaplan a half century later in the Czech Republic. By the middle of the 20th Century, hydroelectric power provided almost half the electricity in the U.S. and much of the world’s power as well.

SWEPCO Uses Whay's on Hand

02/01/2011

With the summer heat straining their installed capacity in the southeast region of the United States and forcing out-of–market energy purchases, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power, saw a need to bring additional capacity online.

geindia

01/31/2011

Sravanthi Energy is buying four GE 6FA gas turbines for a 450 MW power plant in the Indian city of Kashipur.

vogtthailand

01/28/2011

Vogt Power International Inc. won an order from Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corp. to supply heat recovery steam generators for a combined cycle cogeneration plant  in Thailand.

emersonturbine

01/25/2011

Emerson acquired Pittsburgh-based Turbine Control Service Associates Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Gamesa to construct 50 MW wind farm in Syria

01/25/2011
Gamesa has bagged an order from the National Energy Research Centre of Syria to build a 50 MW wind farm in the central city of Homs with an investment of around EUR60m ($82m).

duketax

01/24/2011

Duke Energy reached a settlement with the Wyoming Department of Revenue on the company's 2010 property tax valuation appeal.

brightsource

01/20/2011

California-based BrightSource Energy Inc. said that Nur Energie, a UK-based independent power producer, has selected its LPT 550 energy system for a 38 MW solar thermal power plant on the Greek island of Crete.

gechina

01/18/2011

GE and China Huadian Corp. signed a five-year, joint collaboration agreement for distributed energy combined heat and power projects in China that is expected to result in the sale of 50 gas-fired generator sets and revenue of $500 million.

Toshiba, IHI team nuclear steam turbine parts

01/17/2011
Toshiba and IHI are to create a joint venture to build steam turbine parts for nuclear power plants.

capstoneorder2

01/12/2011

Capstone Turbine Corp. sold 25 of its C65 microturbines for two projects in California.

Toshiba to supply steam turbines for India’s Essar Power Gujarat coal plant

01/12/2011
Toshiba has won a contract for the supply of two 660 MW supercritical steam turbines and generators for a coal plant in the Indian state of Gujurat.

Mitsubishi, Larsen & Toubro open steam turbine, boilers facilities in India

01/11/2011
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have opened two new facilities for the manufacture of supercritical coal fired boilers and steam turbines/generators in India.

inverterorder

01/10/2011

Magnetek Inc. received orders for its E-Force power inverters valued at over $8 million.

Nuclear power plant could reopen by March

01/10/2011

Progress Energy's Crystal River nuclear power plant could be back online by March 31, although the exact date has not been decided.

First turbine synchronized for 2400 MW Vietnam hydropower plant

01/10/2011
Vietnam's Son La hydropower plant, southeast Asia's largest, officially began commercial operations on 7 January when its first turbine synchronized with the national grid.

naesservice

01/06/2011

NAES Corp. is providing operations and maintenance services for the Plum Point Energy Station, a 665 MW pulverized coal plant near Osceola, Ark.

wplbechtel

01/05/2011

The commercial startup of Wisconsin Energy's 615 MW Oak Creek Unit 2 expansion has been delayed due to problems with one of two main boiler feed pumps.

vestaswind

01/05/2011

Vestas finished 2010 with 15 wind turbine sales in North America, a record. Total capacity was1,883 MW and 871 wind turbines.

capstone

01/05/2011

Capstone Turbine Corp. sold a C800 Power Package and General Electric Clean Cycle waste heat recovery generator to a food manufacturer in Mexico.