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At the Asian Power Awards 2016 ceremony held last night, GE (NYSE: GE) received the EPC of the Year – Gold Award for its pivotal role as the main contractor and leader of the consortium for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPC) of Malakoff Corporation’s (Malakoff) Tanjung Bin Energy…

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Leroy-Somer Electric Power Generation, a global leading manufacturer of industrial alternators, and Ultimate Power Solution (UPS), will work together to market the new and wide range of alternators and generator set controllers and offer most innovative power generation solutions to the UAE market. UPS, UK´s generator manufacturing company, based in…

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Linde LLC will spend over $100 million to increase the production of its industrial gases plant in Claymont, Delaware. According to company officials, the expansion project includes installing a new air separation unit which will produce gaseous products to serve Linde customers along the Delaware River via pipeline and liquid…

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Siemens has received two orders from Russia and Turkey for a model SST-111 compact steam turbine. One turbine was ordered by the Russian aluminum producer Rusal for a production facility in Volgograd and is to be delivered at the end of April 2017. The other turbine is to be supplied…

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ABB has won orders worth over $85 million from leading Canadian utility Hydro-Québec (HQ) to upgrade its 800-kilovolt (kV) air-insulated switchgear (AIS) substations and transmission grid with state-of-the-art circuit breakers, power transformers and shunt reactors. The upgrade is driven by the increasing demand for power and the need to integrate…

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Siemens has manufactured and tested the largest geared compressor rotor in the world at its facility in Duisburg, Germany. The product is for the Jazan integrated gasification combined cycle power plant (IGCC) in Saudi Arabia. The first-stage impeller with a diameter of 1.8 m is the largest installed on an…

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Ritz Instrument Transformers, the world’s largest manufacturer transformers in the 600V through 72KV range, will expand their current operations in Hart County, Georgia. The company will invest $8 million and create 50 full-time jobs within the next five years. Founded in Germany, Ritz now consists of seven facilities in Germany,…

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ABB unveiled its next-generation traction transformer designed to reduce the weight of on-board components and ensure more energy-efficient rail networks, two of the rail industry’s priority objectives. Named Effilight®, the product was unveiled as a ‘world premiere’ at InnoTrans, the leading global rail industry symposium, being held in Berlin, Germany,…

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Showcasing its rapid equipment upgrade capabilities for Asian utilities, GE’s Power Services business today announced it has successfully completed its first Fast Stator Rewind, an upgrade and life extension project, in Thailand. The rewinding project at Sahacogen (Chonburi) Public Company Ltd.’s natural gas-fired cogeneration plant in Chonburi province took 17…

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GE Power, a division of GE, today announced more than $800 million in new orders across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, showcasing the company’s leadership in providing regional customers with more efficient, reliable and sustainable solutions for the digital transformation of electricity. Announced at this year’s Power-Gen Asia industry conference in…