Tag: power generation

Power generation: no magic bullet

In an ideal world, the energy scarcity triggered by the war in Ukraine would serve as a wake-up call to accelerate the transition to renewable energy.

Biological service ensures high gas yield from waste plant

A biogas plant with a large duplex stainless steel tank recently went live in Saitama Prefecture, 40 km north of Tokyo. Text & images by...

Tubes, pipes and fittings in a changed world*

Achieving ASTM G48 Corrosion test at 40°C on super duplexAfter more than a year of operating under its new corporate strategy developed in 2021, theLindlar (Germany) based high-quality special steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens is firmlyfocusing on sustainability.

Mannesmann Stainless Tubes: Ready for the future

When Stainless Steel World met with the team at Mannesmann Stainless Tubes, the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic were still evident. From company HQ in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, Christophe Le Rigoleur (Group Managing Director) and Patrik Schraven (Global KAM Power Gen) described how the company weathered the storm; and how it is expanding its already-dominant presence in the power generation industry.

Gazprom approves new power generation strategy

The Gazprom Management Committee approved the Company’s power generation strategy for 2018–2027. It was noted that Gazprom had successfully created the largest vertically integrated power holding company in Russia.

South Africa: power plant upgrade

Alstom has won a contract to refurbish the 2100 MW Arnot coal-fired power plant in South Africa.

Italy: bio-engines for green power

Wärtsilä is to supply a liquid biofuel power plant to the Italian city of Acerra, near Naples.

Aker Kvaerner wins boiler orders worth EUR 100 mil

Aker Kvaerner has secured a boiler contract in Asia, and a letter of intent to provide three power boilers to a separate customer in France.

Bulgaria: coal power station

Alstom has won a contract with US-based AES Corporation to build a turnkey clean coal power plant in Bulgaria.

Brazil: Wärtsilä power plant order

Wärtsilä has been awarded an order worth approximately EUR 54 million to build an 83MW power plant in Brazil.