Worldwide, developing countries are now finding the advantages of privately owned and operated electric power plants
The GEM filter banks provide power factor correction in harmonic rich environments. The filter banks reduce harmonic voltages on the power system and are available in fixed and switched at 480 V in kVAR sizes from 25 to 600. The banks utilize heavy-duty metallized GEM capacitors with UL recognized pressure sensitive interrupters and iron-core reactors tuned to the 4.7th harmonic.
Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) of Mexico has signed a trust agreement with a four-company consortium, clearing the way to seek international financing for the Samalayuca II power plant project, which is expected to cost (US)$600 million.
"Toto, I have a feeling we`re not in Kansas anymore," said Christopher Maloney, Mission Energy Co. director of business development. Maloney spoke during a session entitled "A Brave New World: Who will Survive?" during the POWER-GEN Americas `94 conference held Dec. 7-9, 1994, in Orlando, Fla.
POWER-GEN Europe highlighted both the potential growth in a deregulated European power industry and the possibility of conflict with environmental objectives
The Board of Governors of the World Nuclear Fuel Market (WNFM) has elected Eckhard Strecker to chairman and Rudolph M. Grube to vice chairman for the 1994-95 term. Strecker is executive vice president, marketing, with Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd. and Grube is director of the Fuel Management Department of Yankee Atomic Electric Co. Other board members include Dan. M. Collier, executive director of the WNFM, George B. Assie of Cameco Corp., Francis P. Herve of Elecricité de France, Rand
Everyone seems to be concerned with "the customer" these days, and those at the 39th ASME International Gas Turbine & Aeroengine Congress/Users Symposium & Exposition (Turbo Expo `94) were no exception. In fact, the theme of the June Turbo Expo was "Maintain the Edge for the User."
GE Industrial & Power Systems (GEIPS) and Raytheon Engineers & Constructors are supplying equipment and services for a 186-MW barge-mounted combined-cycle plant for Smith/Enron Cogeneration Ltd. under a (US)$120 million turnkey contract.
GE Industrial & Power Systems is supplying a turnkey power plant consisting of four gas turbine-generators for a 440-MW independent power project that is being constructed at Port Dickson, south of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.