Power Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.power-technology.com web site http://www.power-technology.com/ en-us http://www.power-technology.com/ Power Technology-Updates http://www.power-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif GE to install Predix-based digital solutions at Marubeni’s 100MW Nakasode plant in Japan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-install-predix-based-digital-solutions-for-marubenis-100mw-nakasode-plant-in-japan-5792838 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-install-predix-based-digital-solutions-for-marubenis-100mw-nakasode-plant-in-japan-5792838 GE Power has signed a new agreement with Japanese trading company and power producer Marubeni to install GE Predix-based digital power plant solutions at its 100MW Nakasode Clean Power Plant in the country. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could oil platforms become offshore power stations? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-oil-platforms-become-offshore-power-stations-5793690/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-oil-platforms-become-offshore-power-stations-5793690/ With campaigns imploring oil companies to ‘keep it in the ground’, is there a way that we could have our energy cake and eat it too? Professor Tom Baxter of Aberdeen University has floated an ambitious and unconventional idea to do just that, by tapp… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tetra Tech wins $57m contract from USAID to boost clean energy services in Pakistan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-secures-57m-contract-to-boost-clean-energy-services-in-pakistan-5793341 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-secures-57m-contract-to-boost-clean-energy-services-in-pakistan-5793341 Engineering services company Tetra Tech has secured a new $57m single-award contract to promote delivery of clean energy services in Pakistan. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Silent Plus Generator Sets: Even More Running Time for the Rental Sector http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/presssilent-plus-generator-sets.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/presssilent-plus-generator-sets.html HIMOINSA has just released the 'Silent Plus' range, which reduces noise emissions without limiting the performance of the machine. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT G-Drive Diesel Engines http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/gensets/kd-engines-power-systems/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/gensets/kd-engines-power-systems/ KOHLER G-Drive diesel engines offer outstanding specific power in a clean, modular design. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK energy system needs to be ready for growing small-scale energy technologies, new report says http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-energy-system-requires-to-be-ready-for-growing-small-scale-energy-technologies-new-report-says-5793311 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-energy-system-requires-to-be-ready-for-growing-small-scale-energy-technologies-new-report-says-5793311 A new report published by independent think tank Green Alliance shows that energy systems across the UK are not prepared to catch up with the rising number of consumers choosing to purchase small-scale energy technologies, such as electric vehicles a… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Expansion Joints Catalogue http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/expansion/expansion-joints-catalogue/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/expansion/expansion-joints-catalogue/ With this product catalogue of metallic expansion joints, we are pleased to provide a helpful, informative and inspirational tool for specifying and selecting the correct metallic expansion joint needed. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:57:00 GMT The world’s strangest sources of biofuel http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-worlds-strangest-sources-of-biofuel-5793001/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-worlds-strangest-sources-of-biofuel-5793001/ Seemingly biofuel can be made out of almost anything, from chocolate to human fat. But what are the weirdest biofuel sources out there? Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:18:00 GMT Wakefield Acoustics-Noise Control Systems for the Power Industry http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/wakefield-acoustics/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/wakefield-acoustics/ Wakefield Acoustics manufactures and supplies advanced industrial and environmental noise control systems to the power generation industry. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:03:00 GMT NEC and EnspireME to develop large-scale battery energy storage system in Europe http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnec-enspireme-to-develop-largest-battery-energy-storage-system-in-europe-5792155 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnec-enspireme-to-develop-largest-battery-energy-storage-system-in-europe-5792155 Information technology company NEC and its subsidiary NEC Energy Solutions have reached an agreement with EnspireME to build a large-scale battery energy storage system in Jardelund, Germany. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: VivoPower (USA) Development, National Aluminium Company Limited, Greensolver, Unisun Energy Group http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-vivopower-usa-development-national-aluminium-company-limited-greensolver-unisun-energy-group-5791804 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-vivopower-usa-development-national-aluminium-company-limited-greensolver-unisun-energy-group-5791804 VivoPower (USA) Development has entered a joint venture agreement with Innovative Solar Systems to develop projects with a combined capacity of 1.8GW throughout the US. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: V-Bar and Energy Services Group http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-v-bar-energy-services-group-5791808 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-v-bar-energy-services-group-5791808 V-Bar has entered an agreement to merge with Chinook Wind, a consulting firm specialising in wind energy applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Minesto receives marine licence consent for world’s first low-velocity tidal project in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsminesto-receives-marine-licence-consent-for-worlds-first-low-velocity-tidal-project-in-uk-5792101 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsminesto-receives-marine-licence-consent-for-worlds-first-low-velocity-tidal-project-in-uk-5792101 Consenting authority Natural Resources Wales has approved a marine licence application for the installation and operation of energy developer Minesto’s 0.5MW Deep Green power plant in the UK. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Medium and Low Voltage Instrument Transformers http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/medium-low-voltage-transformers/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/medium-low-voltage-transformers/ TWB SA designs, develops and manufactures, exclusively, dry-type low and medium voltage instrument transformers up to 36kV and 3000A, current and voltage, for indoor and outdoor applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:49:00 GMT Introduction to nHance Technologies http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/introduction-to/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/introduction-to/ In 2001, the simulation services business unit of a company now known as Areva (a global company headquartered in France that is widely known as a nuclear power plant vendor) was divested, or spun-off, to create nHance Technologies. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:49:00 GMT Gas Turbine Inlet Cooling Options to Maximise Power Output in Response to Changing Operating Dynamics http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/gas-turbine-inlet-cooling-options/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/gas-turbine-inlet-cooling-options/ A gas turbine inlet cooling system has been developed which can be installed quickly with minimal disruption to operation, and which provides a fast response to the changing dynamics of gas turbine power generation and gas transmission. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:48:00 GMT Pumps for Renewable Power Generation http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/plant/pumps-for-renewable-power-generation/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/plant/pumps-for-renewable-power-generation/ Worldwide, countries have made commitments to significantly increasing their share of electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:46:00 GMT On Parle Français; Bienvenue en France, Jeremias http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/jeremias-chimney-systems/presson-parle-franais-bienvenue-en-france-jeremias.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/jeremias-chimney-systems/presson-parle-franais-bienvenue-en-france-jeremias.html The most important development of the Jeremias group in these last year has been the establishment of Jeremias France SAS. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Acciona begins construction on 132MW Mount Gellibrand windfarm in Australia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-commences-work-on-132mw-mount-gellibrand-wind-farm-in-victoria-australia-5791736 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-commences-work-on-132mw-mount-gellibrand-wind-farm-in-victoria-australia-5791736 Acciona Energy has started construction work on the 132MW Mount Gellibrand windfarm in the state of Victoria, Australia. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alpiq launches new power-to-heat system in Switzerland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-begins-operation-of-new-power-to-heat-system-in-switzerland-5790995 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-begins-operation-of-new-power-to-heat-system-in-switzerland-5790995 Power production and distribution utility Alpiq has commenced operation of its first power-to-heat system in Niedergösgen, Switzerland Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT