More Gas & Oil Power Plant Upgrades News

Siemens turbines to boost Bolivia power plant


The first Siemens gas turbines for the expansion of three power plants in Bolivia have started their way to South America. 

Stadtwerke München to slash emissions with GE upgrade


Munich-based power producer Stadtwerke München (SWM) has chosen GE’s 9EMax gas turbine upgrade solution to be deployed in its cogeneration plant Heizkraftwerk-Süd (HKW-Süd).

GE in landmark gas turbine and digital upgrade of Ivory Coast plant


GE has completed the first stage of a landmark gas turbine upgrade at a power plant in Ivory Coast.

German CHP plant modernized to cut emissions


A CHP plant in Germany has been modernized to significantly reduce its emissions.

GE gas turbine upgrade cuts emissions in China


GE has completed a major gas turbine emissions-reduction project in China.

German lignite plant set for $67m CHP overhaul


A German power station running on lignite and gas is to go through a €60m ($67m) modernization to turn it into a combined heat and power plant.

GE unveils gas turbine milestone at Uniper plant


GE has today unveiled a gas turbine upgrade that marks several global milestones for the company.

Feature: Driving efficiency in power generation


Ambitious new climate change targets mean that power generation of all types is under greater scrutiny than ever before.

GE signs 14 GW power deal in Iraq


GE has signed a deal with the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq to develop up to 14 GW of power.

GE launches new power services business unit


GE has launched a new business unit aimed at servicing and upgrading other OEMs’ gas turbine fleets.

Wind power overtook nuclear in UK energy pecking order for January


Wind overtook nuclear to become UK’s second biggest power generator in January.

WSP involved in upgrade of key Turkish natural gas-fired power plant


Leading engineering firm, WSP is celebrating the opening of one of Turkey’s largest natural gas combined cycle power plant located in Hamitabat, Kırklareli. 

Uncertain future for British gas power despite current dominance


The head of RWE’s UK unit says the fate of gas power in the country is still uncertain despite it currently being the leading source of power generation in the country, with coal’s decline.

Mahindra CEO says climate change a $6trn opportunity


The head of $19bn conglomerate Mahindra has told the World Economic Forum at Davos that businesses shouldn’t look upon climate change as a burden, but rather a $6trn opportunity, comparable to the introduction of the original car manufacturing industry.

Cross-party group says Brexit could lead to energy shortages and high prices


A House of Lords parliamentary committee has requested a full study be made on the likely impact of Brexit on both energy supply and prices for the UK.

E.ON shifts focus to compensate for nuclear phase-out


General Electric warns of continued difficulties for power division into 2018


General Electric’s management has warned that its beleaguered GE Power division will continue to encounter difficulties in the coming year, as the impact of the clean energy revolution persists.

Novel approach to problem of excess renewable energy


Evonik and Siemens are teaming up with a view to resolving a problem particularly acute in Germany, the issue of excess renewable energy.

Shell ends 12-year absence from solar power investment


Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to recommence its investment in solar power generation, as it looks to continue diversifying from its core oil and gas business.

Iran to upgrade power plant serving world's biggest gas field


Iran is set to upgrade a power plant serving the world’s largest gas field. 

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