Siemens has announced that it has signed contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand Libya’s power generation capacity by around 1.3 GW.
GE has announced that it will cut 12,000 jobs worldwide in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels.
GE Power has announced that its largest and most efficient gas turbine, the HA, is available at over 64 per cent efficiency in combined cycle plants.
GE Power has announced that it has been selected by the Jiangsu Etern Company Limited to supply its LMS100 gas turbine for a 100 MW simple cycle natural gas-fired power plant located in Shahjibazar in Bangladesh.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $5.5 million in federally funded financial assistance for cost-shared research and development projects under the first phase of the Office of Fossil Energy’s (FE) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) Advanced Components for 65 per cent Combined Cycle Efficiency, SCO2 Power Cycles, and Advanced Modular Hybrid Heat Engines.
Siemens has announced that it will cut 6900 jobs as it responds to what it describes as an “unprecedented” change in the power generation market.
The Afghanistan Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens and Bayat Power for the provision by Siemens of its SGT-A45 mobile gas turbine for a three-phase energy project in the country.
Tyr Energy has chosen Siemens as technology partner for the Hickory Run Energy Centre, a new 1000 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant to be built by Kiewit Power Constructors Co in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.
A 3600 MW LNG-based power plant is to be built at Payra in Bangladesh.
The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and GE Power have signed two technical agreements to promote R&D for the power sector in Saudi Arabia.