Legal fight over 600 MW Australian power plant

Australian energy company HRL is taking its fight to build a new power station to a tribunal this week as it faces increasing opposition from environmental groups.

‘First fire’ at two new Netherlands CCGT units

Gas turbines at Essent’s Moerdijk 2 and Claus C combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units in the Netherlands have been put into operation for the first time.

Enel’s Russia unit launches 410 MW CCGT unit

Enel OGK-5, the Italian utility’s Russian unit, has brought online a 410 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) unit at Nevinnomysskaya GRES in the North Caucasus.

Marubeni consortium awarded $1.5bn Omani IPP

A consortium led by the Japanese firm Marubeni has scooped the contract for the construction of the $1.5bn Sur independent power project (IPP), which is described as Oman’s biggest green-field power project.

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.

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