Volvo Penta is to introduce a new industrial engine for power generation with a class-leading 250 kVA prime 50 Hz and 227 kW standby 60 Hz and dual speed switching between 50 Hz and 60 Hz as standard.
Even UPS systems require routine maintenance, and that downtime spells risks for facilities that depend on clean, continuous power to protect equipment.
A recent spate of power failures in South Africa have proven costly to the country’s industry.
Power comes with many things, not least responsibility. Caterpillar’s new high-speed genset has not only smashed through the output ceiling of its competitors, but it was also built from the blocks of a newly developed emissions control technology.
In spite of turbulent times, the US power industry was in buoyant mood at the recent Power-Gen International exhibition and conference.