The company has received an order from paper manufacturer Papierfabrik Palm for two SGT-800 gas turbine units, one at each of two sites located in Eltmann, near Bamberg, and in W├Ârth in Rheinland-Pfalz, both in Germany. The turbines will be used for the cogeneration of electricity and process steam for the paper mills. A long-term service agreement for preventive maintenance is also part of the order, says Siemens.

UK industrial gas company BOC is to be the host of what is thought to be Britain’s first on-site renewable-fuelled power generation plant based on ‘geo-pressure’. Indeed, implementation of the project also represents the launch of a geo-pressure business, 2OC.