Reciprocating Engines

Wärtsilä handling EPC, engine gensets & energy storage for Virgin Islands power plant

Wärtsilä will deliver engineering, construction, dual-fuel engine and energy storage capacity for a new power plant in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The island’s Water...

Cummins gas-fired generator selected for Aussie gold mine microgrid

Cummins has installed one of its lean-burn gas generators for a microgrid project at an Australian gold mine. The company’s nine QSV91G gas generators will operate as a...

PG&E readies dual-fuel Humboldt Bay station for “islanding” in event of grid shutdown

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has reconfigured its dual-fuel Humboldt Bay Generating Station to directly power area customers in the event of a major...

MAN Energy delivers four gas-diesel engines for Bermuda power station

Bermuda Electric Light Co. has taken operational control at a 56-MW power plant addition completed recently. The new unit at BELCO’s existing complex in Pembroke (pictured) includes...

Wärtsilä delivers flexible, fast-start gas-fired plant close to Mississippi Gulf Coast

Cooperative Energy has commenced commercial operations on a new 22.7-MW natural gas-fired power plant in southern Mississippi. The new plant operated by the member-owned electric cooperative will...

Wärtsilä gold mine deal marks Saudi Arabia’s first hybrid power project

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a 44 MW power plant to a gold mine in Saudi Arabia. It will be installed at the...

Myanmar orders fast-track gas engine plants to beat blackouts

The government of Myanmar has ordered two fast-track power plants to try to put an end to large-scale blackouts. Last summer, the Yangon area of the...

MHI Marine unit supplying turbochargers for dual-fuel ship engines

TOKYO-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Marine Machinery & Equipment Co. (MHI-MME) is delivering turbochargers for the world’s largest two-stroke dual-fuel engines planned for large container ships. MHI-MME is supplying MET turbocharges...

Wall of sound: Managing acoustics around reciprocating engines

Noise has become a hot topic for nearly every industry, and power generation is no exception. There are evolving regulations and interpretations to consider as well...

INNIO agrees to supply biogas engine for planned Thai microgrid

On-site power generator INNIO could help develop a microgrid project in Thailand. INNIO signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to...

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