Doosan announced on June 22nd that it had signed dual contracts with Korea Western Power Co. for the power block installation and plant construction work required at the Gimpo CHP plant. The contracts are valued to be about 360 billion won in total. Doosan recently won these contracts following after the gas turbine supplier agreement …
GE Marine has received a contract from Sefine Shipyard to provide two LM2500 marine gas turbines to power the Turkish Naval Forces’ new Fleet Replenishment Ship. This new-generation ship will satisfy the fuel, water transport and supply needs of Turkey’s surface combatants in the open seas.
NET Power has successfully achieved first fire of its supercritical CO2 demonstration power plant and test facility in La Porte, Texas, USA. This included firing of the 50 MW Toshiba commercial scale combustor, which involved integrated operation of the full NET Power process. NET Power said that it is targeting global deployment of 300 MW commercial scale plants beginning in 2022. GTW gets an update on the key developments that have been made.
There are over 1200 LM2500 gas turbines in operation with navies in various parts of the world, and the GE fleet of propulsion gas turbines has proved to be a reliable power provider in these conditions. GTW talks to George Awiszus, Director of Military Marketing for GE Marine, about what is needed for gas turbine propulsion units in naval applications.