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 BBC Chartering-Ocean Transportation and Heavy Lifting Services http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/bbc-chartering-pt/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/bbc-chartering-pt/ BBC Chartering supplies a range of high-performance inducement services for more than 30 high-frequency project trades worldwide, including the power, offshore and mining sectors. Since 1997, the com... Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:11:00 GMT Parker Racor Launches Portable Fuel Filtration System to Optimise Fuel Cleanliness http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/parker-hannifin-power/pressparker-racor-launches-portable-fuel-filtration-system-to-optimise-fuel-cleanliness.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/parker-hannifin-power/pressparker-racor-launches-portable-fuel-filtration-system-to-optimise-fuel-cleanliness.html The Racor Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, launched a portable pump and filtration system used for polishing of stored diesel fuel in standby power applications. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Mt Emerald wind farm project secures federal approval in Queensland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmt-emerald-wind-farm-project-secures-federal-approval-queensland-4739304 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmt-emerald-wind-farm-project-secures-federal-approval-queensland-4739304 Australia Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt has approved construction of the Mt Emerald wind farm project in Queensland, after a prolonged delay of four years. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT ADB offers $800m loan to boost power sector in Pakistan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadb-offers-800m-loan-boost-power-sector-pakistan-4738892 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadb-offers-800m-loan-boost-power-sector-pakistan-4738892 Asian Development Bank has signed two loan agreements with the Government of Pakistan totalling around $800m, which is aimed to strengthen the power sector infrastructure in the country. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fukushima’s LNG Legacy: how a return to nuclear could damage global gas markets http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefukushimas-lng-legacy-how-a-return-to-nuclear-could-damage-global-gas-markets-4718701/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefukushimas-lng-legacy-how-a-return-to-nuclear-could-damage-global-gas-markets-4718701/ Japan’s four-year run of record breaking liquid natural gas (LNG) buying and consumption in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor meltdown in 2011 is set to come to an end. What effect will this have on global LNG markets, and what other … Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Schneider Electric may win equipment delivery contract for Hinkley Point C nuclear project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsschneider-electric-may-win-equipment-delivery-contract-hinkley-point-c-nuclear-project-4739101 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsschneider-electric-may-win-equipment-delivery-contract-hinkley-point-c-nuclear-project-4739101 EDF Energy has picked Schneider Electric, UK & Ireland as the preferred bidder for the contract to supply medium-voltage PIX switchgear range, for the £24.5bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in the UK. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Gas Turbine Evaporative Cooling http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/gtec/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/gtec/ As the global demand for energy rises, the role that gas turbines play in energy production will be more and more important. Gas turbines are convenient, modular and flexible, and are suitable for continuous duty, standby and for peaking duty. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:24:00 GMT Alimak Awarded Skr11m Order http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/alimak-hek1/pressalimak-awarded.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/alimak-hek1/pressalimak-awarded.html Vertical access solution company Alimak Group (Alimak) has been awarded an Skr11m order in the Middle East regarding industrial elevators to an oil refinery, to be delivered during the first and second quarter of 2016. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:20:00 GMT Ozone Problem is No-Zone Problem for Munters http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/ozone-problem-no-problem-munters/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/ozone-problem-no-problem-munters/ Ozone is well known as the part of the atmosphere that protects the Earth's surface from harmful ultraviolet rays. But, few know that it has another important application in the treatment of water. Thames Water's new Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) pl… Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:06:00 GMT BC Hydro picks preferred bidder for Site C clean energy project in British Columbia, Canada http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsbc-hydro-picks-preferred-bidder-site-c-clean-energy-project-british-columbia-canada-4737905 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsbc-hydro-picks-preferred-bidder-site-c-clean-energy-project-british-columbia-canada-4737905 Canadian electricity utility BC Hydro has named Peace River Hydro Partners as the preferred proponent for the main civil works construction of the 1.1GW Site C clean energy project in British Columbia. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT EIB supports renewable energy developments and power transmission upgrades in Portugal http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseib-supports-renewable-energy-developments-power-transmission-upgrades-portugal-4738328 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseib-supports-renewable-energy-developments-power-transmission-upgrades-portugal-4738328 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to offer a loan of €80m to Portuguese energy giant Redes Energéticas Nacionais SGPS (REN) to support its multi-component investment programme aimed at strengthening the power transmission system in the co… Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Enbridge acquires 103MW US wind power project from EverPower http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenbridge-acquires-103mw-us-wind-power-project-everpower-4738085 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenbridge-acquires-103mw-us-wind-power-project-everpower-4738085 Canadian energy firm Enbridge is the new owner for the 103MW New Creek wind project in West Virginia, US, following a $200m acquisition from EverPower Wind. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bronswerk to attend Powergen Las Vegas 2015 http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cooling/bronswerk/pressbronswerk-to-attend-powergen-event.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cooling/bronswerk/pressbronswerk-to-attend-powergen-event.html Bronswerk provides solutions for challenges in heat transfer and fluid flow systems. Wherever industrial cooling processes are required or cooling processes lack capacity, we offer our clients tailor-made solutions that are innovative, simple, effect… Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:05:00 GMT Future Power Technology: Operations & Maintenance Special Issue 8 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-operations-maintenance-special-issue-8-4736147/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-operations-maintenance-special-issue-8-4736147/ In this issue: reducing plant emissions with real-time air quality predictions, the economics of coal plant conversions, new sensing technology for crack detection, how grid monitoring needs to change with the growth of renewables, and more Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:11:00 GMT Energy Capital Brochure http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/energy-capital-brochure/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/energy-capital-brochure/ Energy Capital is an engineering company with EPC capability in the field of power generation. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:37:00 GMT Tranter Product Brochure http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cooling/tranter-product-brochure/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cooling/tranter-product-brochure/ Tranter top quality, high-performance, proprietary products are on the job in demanding industrial and commercial installations around the world. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT New South Wales approves long-term lease for TransGrid under $7.3bn deal http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-south-wales-approves-long-term-lease-transgrid-under-73bn-deal-4736975 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-south-wales-approves-long-term-lease-transgrid-under-73bn-deal-4736975 NSW Electricity Networks (NSWEN) has won a long-term lease of power transmission network operator TransGrid in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, for A$10.258bn ($7.3bn). Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT ADB grants funds for power transmission upgrades in Yangon, Myanmar http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadb-grants-funds-power-transmission-upgrades-yangon-myanmar-4737209 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadb-grants-funds-power-transmission-upgrades-yangon-myanmar-4737209 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be providing a $80m loan to upgrade the electricity transmission ring line system in Yangon, Myanmar, to 230kV from the present 66kV capacity. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Parker Brings Latest Condition Monitoring Solution to Power-Gen® http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/parker-hannifin-power/pressparker-brings-latest-condition-monitoring-solution-to-power-gen.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/parker-hannifin-power/pressparker-brings-latest-condition-monitoring-solution-to-power-gen.html Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technology, is showcasing its latest wireless solution for condition monitoring at this year's Power-Gen International Conference, 8-10 December, 2015, at the Las Vegas Convention C… Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT SunEdison to sell 425MW of Indian power projects to TerraForm Global http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-sell-425mw-indian-power-projects-terraform-global-4736577 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-sell-425mw-indian-power-projects-terraform-global-4736577 US-based renewable energy giant SunEdison has signed an agreement with its yieldco TerraForm Global to divest a series of its projects in India, totalling 425MW. 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