Work starts on new GTCC power plant in Germany

Siemens has announced it has begun work on the turnkey erection of the Knapsack II gas turbine combined-cycle (GTCC) power plant at Hürth near Cologne, Germany.

New gas engine oil from Chevron

Manufacturer of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants Chevron Products Company has introduced a new lubricating oil specifically designed for large stationary gas engines in gas compression, processing or cogeneration applications that operate in extreme environments.

New Cat gas generator set for distributed generation and CHP

11 March 2010 - Caterpillar has launched a new gas-fuelled generator set designed for maximum efficiency in extended duty distributed generation and CHP applications.

US landfill gas power system earns EPA award

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honoured the city of Sioux Falls and ethanol producer POET for a landfill gas project that provides significant amounts of energy for process steam at POET Biorefining' site at Chancellor, South Dakota, US.

Czech plans for new gas-fired heating capacity

National champion utility group ČEZ has approved plans to develop a new gas-fired 800 MW combined cycle power plant at Mělník in the Czech Republic that will also be used to supply district heat.

New gas analysis tool

e-Instruments have launched their new GreenLine 8000LBH portable mass emissions monitor and combustion gas analyzer.

AES builds power plant on upper reaches of Yellow River

Construction has begun on the Zhiganglaka hydroelectric power station on the upper reaches of the Yellow River, the first power project solely funded by overseas investment in Qinghai Province, northwest China.

AGL blames 60 per cent profits fall on one-offs

Australia Gas Light Company (AGL), the nation's largest energy provider, yesterday said that one-off factors have drained A$69m ($36m) from the company's half-year profit. As a result the Sydney-based group posted an A$82.9m net profit for the six months to December 31, down 60 per cent.

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