Alstom's Power Service Sector has been awarded ISO 9001 certification for its Operation & Maintenance activities in Spain. This covers the Castejón, Besós and San Roque power stations and related management activities in Madrid. The auditing body, Lloyds Register Quality Assurance, found all O&M activities to be in full compliance with standards and not even an improvement note was issued.
Extensive testing of GE's next-generation gas turbine technology, the H System™, has been successfully completed at the Baglan Bay Power Station near Cardiff, South Wales in the U.K.
Universal Silencer, Inc. (USI), a designer and global supplier of noise control and air filtration products, has named Michelle C. Grossholz as Director-Europe at its newest global location in Hinckley, England.
The mayors and utility officials for six Southern California cities participating in the 310-MW Magnolia Power Project (MPP) on Tuesday marked the start of two years of construction work with a ground breaking and tree planting ceremony at Burbank Water and Power's (BWP) electric generating complex in Burbank.
Having crossed the research and development stages, the commercialization of renewable biopower technologies in North America is now dependent on the financial incentives from government sources.
GE Power Systems has signed an agreement valued at approximately US$5.6 million to provide maintenance services for five gas turbines at four different oil refineries and petrochemical plants located throughout Spain.
Power producer Genesis Power has completed an NZ$800m ($462m) deal to secure an eight-year coal supply to the Huntly power plant, New Zealand's largest thermal electric station.
A new gasifier invention application has just been published at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
An international consortium led by Siemens Power Generation (PG) will build a gas turbine power plant in Muara Tawar, which is located on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The order is valued at around €230m. PG also secured a contract worth about €150m to supply several gas turbines for a combined-cycle power plant in Egypt.
Oglethorpe Power Corporation has closed a transaction by which the corporation assumed ownership of two new generating facilities and implemented long-term financing for the plants.