Building on its long-standing commitment to support Qatar and the Middle East to generate efficient reliable and cleaner power, GE is showcasing a wide range of advanced energy technologies at the 2012 POWER-GEN Middle East conference.
Held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Qatar, this year’s POWER-GEN Middle East will take place at the Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, from 6th to 8th February 2012. The conference theme of Changing Power Solutions in Challenging Times highlights the importance of achieving sustainability and efficiency in power generation to meet growing power needs.
“Achieving energy efficiency is key to driving sustainable development,” said Joseph Anis, President and CEO, GE Energy in the Middle East. “We take pride in the advanced technology solutions that we continue to deliver to our public and private customers enabling them to meet the growing demand for energy, which is critical to achieving growth in Qatar, and the region.”
Supporting the event’s theme, GE will showcase advanced technology solutions under the banner of Cleaner, Flexible, More Efficient. Technology highlights on the booth include the new FlexEfficiency 50 combined cycle power plant that integrates renewables with natural gas to produce cleaner, more affordable and reliable power; power plant lifecycle solutions that empower customers to make efficient use of scarce resources and enable them to achieve increased operational efficiency.
Also being launched at the show is GE’s newest innovation the GE TS1000 coalescer, a gas turbine filtration product that delivers improved plant performance and lower maintenance costs to customers in the Middle East operating power generation facilities in harsh environments.
GE has participated in POWER-GEN Middle East for over ten years and this year, GE experts will be on hand at booth 6C01 to explain the company’s ground breaking technology. A number of GE business leaders will be sharing their expertise on various topics in this year’s seminars, they include:
Tuesday, February 7th
– Bruno Monetti, Senior Product Manager, Heavy Duty Gas Turbine, GE Energy Modernisation of GE 6B and 9E Gas Turbine Power Plants
– Keramat Fahkari, Senior Product Manager, Heavy Duty Gas Turbine, GE Energy, Recent Advancements in Gas Turbine Fuel Flexibility
– Daniel Loero, Aero Product Leader, GE Energy, Aeroderivative Gas Turbines, the Power of Flexibility – Solutions for Industrial Cogeneration and Grid Stability Applications
– Matthew Kniskern, Project Director, GE Energy, Sabiya Power Plant – Addressing Kuwait’s Power Generation Needs
Wednesday, February 8th
– Andrew Baxter, Senior Product Manager, Heavy Duty Gas Turbine, GE Energy, GE’s Next 7FA 60 Hz F-Class Technology
– Douglas McDonald, Vice President, New Unit Sales, GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy International, Minimising Impact of Beyond Design Basis Events
– Guy DeLeonardo, Power Plant Product Line Manager, GE Energy Technology Advancements in Combined-Cycle Plants to Support Lower CO2 Emissions and Better Operating Flexibility
– Michael Sullivan, Engineering Manager, GE Energy Gas Turbine Inlet Conditioning Technology
– Mohammed Bennoudi, Sales Application Manager, GE Energy, Chair for a panel discussion on Gas Turbines for the 50 Hz Market
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