Free press releases distribution network?

More news: Energy
Agency / Source: General Electric Company

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



GE Introduces PowerXpand™ – Helping Meet the World’s Growing Need for Rapid Power - GE introduced its PowerXpand™ Portfolio, which features several GE technologies designed for customers looking to address temporary power needs or in search of permanent power “in a pinch.” (NYSE: GE)
GE Introduces PowerXpand™ – Helping Meet the World’s Growing Need for Rapid Power

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Houston, TX, United States, 2012/06/28 - GE introduced its PowerXpand™ Portfolio, which features several GE technologies designed for customers looking to address temporary power needs or in search of permanent power “in a pinch.” (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• Complete Power Solution for Short, Long-Term or Permanent Power Needs;
• Portfolio consists of GE’s TM2500/TM2500+ Mobile Aeroderivative Units, the Jenbacher J320 Gas Engine and V250/V228 Diesel Engines;
• Technology Provides Flexible, Rapid, Scalable Power Wherever and Whenever Needed.

Helping to meet the growing need for rapid power generation worldwide, GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced its PowerXpand™ Portfolio, which features several GE technologies designed for customers looking to address temporary power needs or in search of permanent power “in a pinch.” The portfolio, which consists of GE’s TM2500 and TM2500+ mobile aeroderivative gas turbine generator sets, the Jenbacher J320 containerized gas engine generator set and the V250/V228 diesel engine generator sets, delivers rapid power that is reliable, whenever and wherever it is needed.

Today’s energy industry is changing significantly. Traditional, large-scale utility companies that power major metropolitan hubs have been joined by a new and growing set of independent power producers—from businesses to governments to communities—who want the ability to generate their own reliable, sustainable power, where and when they need it. Many factors are driving this trend, including global growth of industry and rapidly expanding and power-hungry middle class, which is estimated to reach nearly 5 billion by 2030. Additionally, an increasing number of local and federal governments are investing in rapid, highly mobile technology that can quickly bridge the power gap during blackouts, energy shortages or even natural disasters.

GE’s PowerXpand technologies already are working to solve the rapid power needs of customers around the globe. In April 2011, Greece’s EXPO Power Systems purchased a TM2500+ gas turbine generator set to meet the summer peak power needs of the Rhodes, Greece, electricity grid. The Rhodes TM2500+ gas turbine generator set was commissioned within 11 days of arrival and ready to provide a fast, permanent source of power generation.

“With our global network of partners, flexible and responsive supply chain and world-class execution, we are able to meet the needs of PowerXpand customers in nearly any environment quickly,” said Darryl Wilson, president and CEO—Aeroderivative gas turbines for GE Power & Water. “Our PowerXpand portfolio is ideal to provide a base load bridge to permanent power, for generating backup power to support natural disaster relief, plant shutdowns or equipment maintenance or for overcoming generation constraints such as hydropower shortages. The portfolio offers customers a range of products and services from a single gas engine to an entire power plant complete from engineering to commission and anything in between.”

GE made the announcement at the Africa Energy Forum, held in Berlin, Germany, this week. The PowerXpand portfolio is particularly relevant in Africa, where as of 2009, approximately 600 million people on the continent are without electricity (585 million in sub-Saharan Africa). The continent is experiencing its longest period of uninterrupted income growth in the last three decades—making it one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Africa’s economic growth is leading to an increase in energy demand. Total electrification rates for the continent, which vary from country to country, still sit well below 50 percent3. In many areas where energy is available, aging infrastructure and limited energy production capacity often make the electricity unreliable. Many power producers on the continent are searching for rapid, permanent power generation technologies that can solve their problems, such as those technologies in GE’s PowerXpand portfolio.

Key Features of GE’s PowerXpand Portfolio
• Combines GE’s rapid, mobile technologies into one comprehensive offering—GE’s PowerXpand portfolio of innovative distributed power solutions gives customers of all types the ability to generate temporary or permanent rapid power when and where it is needed. From one gas engine to a turnkey power plant solution, GE offers the best combination of engineering, installation, commissioning, operations, maintenance and transportation services to suit any temporary or permanent power need. The portfolio also provides business flexibility, giving customers the option to rent or buy.

• Provides flexible rapid power and the right product “in a pinch”—PowerXpand technologies provide exceptional flexibility with start-up times of less than 10 minutes, allowing providers to ramp up quickly to meet peak demand and ramp down to avoid energy waste. This flexibility helps customers save fuel and money while enabling a stronger, more stable grid that can respond to demand in real time. GE is able to meet the needs of customers in nearly any environment quickly. Under most conditions, project can be brought from contract to commission in under 90 days currently and under 45 days within the year. Some projects have been delivered in as few as 11 days.

• Delivers power solutions to suit a wide range of needs—PowerXpand products can respond quickly to a variety of situations demanding rapid power generation, including: helping countries reach electrification goals, providing bridge power solutions for growing demand, bringing power to remote areas, responding quickly to emergency power situations and generating backup power to support maintenance, overhauls or outages at power plants or large-scale projects. These products also can operate on a variety of fuels, including natural gas, liquid distillate fuels and diesel.

• Provides technologies that can be scaled quickly and easily—The portfolio offers products in a range from 1 megawatt to 31 megawatts, allowing customer to use the technology that meets their current need, then scale up rapidly as demand grows.

• Reduces reliance on costly interim power sources and facilitates rural electrification—Technologies in GE’s PowerXpand Portfolio bring a stable, reliable and permanent source of power to communities that are off the grid. For example, in parts of the world where access to electricity is often unreliable or intermittent, PowerXpand makes it easy for customers to switch from interim power sources to permanent solutions that provide more reliable and cost-effective power to the population.

The PowerXpand technologies are part of GE’s broader portfolio of innovative distributed power solutions, which range from 100 kilowatts to 100 megawatts, giving businesses and communities around the world the ability to generate reliable and efficient power using a variety of fuels anywhere, whether on or off the grid.

About GE
GE (ge.com) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

GE Energy works connecting people and ideas everywhere to create advanced technologies for powering a cleaner, more productive world. With more than 100,000 employees in over 100 countries, our diverse portfolio of product and service solutions and deep industry expertise help our customers solve their challenges locally. We serve the energy sector with technologies in such areas as natural gas, oil, coal and nuclear energy; wind, solar, biogas and water processing; energy management; and grid modernization. We also offer integrated solutions to serve energy- and water-intensive industries such as mining, metals, marine, petrochemical, food & beverage and unconventional fuels.

Follow GE Energy on Twitter @GE_Energy.

PRESS Contacts
Howard Masto, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518 786 6488 - E: howard.masto[.]ge.com.

Gina DeRossi, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518 786 6488 - E: Gina.derossi[.]mastopr.com.

GE news, Masto Public Relations - E: information[.]mastopr.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: General Electric Company

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


GE Introduces PowerXpand™ – Helping Meet the World’s Growing Need for Rapid Power

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
GE News Center |
Contact: Rick Goins - GE Energy 
713-803-0366 / 281-740-1422(mobile) richard.goins[.]ge.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any General Electric Company securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From General Electric Company / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Press Releases:

GE’s First Power Services Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Center in Asia Pacific Enables Increased Performance through Analytics
Vestas Secures Order for 101 MW in the United States
PPG to Distribute Wastewater Substrate-repair Products from Sauereisen
Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant
Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France
ENGIE and Statoil Agree on the Renegotiation of Their Long-term Gas Supply Contracts
ENGIE and AES Andres Leverage Core Strengths to Provide Reliable and Competitive LNG Supply in the Caribbean
Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) and GE Power Collaborate to Link Energy Operations with Energy Trading for End-to-End Machine to Market Software Solutions
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement with TAG GmbH to Install New Tuning Maintenance (TUMAS) Software on Entire Fleet of Gas Turbines
ENGIE Announces Two New Major Collaborations to Foster New Innovative Green Gas Production Methods Across Europe

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today