Salvatore DellaVilla, CEO of Strategic Power Systems, has been named Managing Director of the Gas Turbine Association (GTA), effective January 1, 2020. Sal will replace William H. Day, who served in the role since the group’s inception in 1995.
The Branford Group, in partnership with General Electric and Chain Asset Management, has announced a Private Treaty sale offering of GE Power’s H-class gas-fired combined cycle station at the Inland Empire Energy Center in California.
GE Power has completed upgrading a fleet of four LM6000PA gas turbine gensets at the Dar es Salaam power station in Tanzania that have been operational since 2004.
Siemens will build a new single-shaft combined cycle power plant as a turnkey project in Landivisiau in western France. Rated at 475 MW net plant output with 59.7% combined cycle efficiency, the power plant will help to reliably cover Brittany’s growing demand for electricity.
Astoria Generating Company and Siemens have signed a contract for the turnkey construction of two 300 MW SeaFloat power barges powered by eight Siemens SGT-A65 gas turbines.
Taweelah Asia Power Company (TAPCO) recently awarded Ansaldo Energia a 10-year service agreement to maintain and optimize performance of its New B Extension (TNBE) combined cycle power plant in Abu Dhabi.
Nominally rated 350 MW peaking facility began commercial operation in June 2019 to provide the New England grid with critically needed peaking and renewables back-up generating capacity.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction of South Korea recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Midland Cogen Ventures (MCV) in the U.S. for maintenance and improvement of MCV’s gas turbine fleet.
ARG Precision has awarded PW Power Systems to supply three 60-Hz 30 MW FT8 MobilePac gas turbine gensets to help secure the electric grid in the wake of Puerto Rico’s continuing energy shortage following Hurricane Maria.
Caithness Energy has partnered with Energy Solutions Consortium to develop a 630MW natural gas fired combined cycle facility in Harrison County, West Virginia featuring General Electric 7HA.02 gas turbine technology.