Power Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 UK’s renewables generate 14.9% high electricity in 2013: report http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuks-renewables-generate-149-high-electricity-in-2013-report-4332237 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuks-renewables-generate-149-high-electricity-in-2013-report-4332237 The UK’s renewables sources generated 14.9% of electricity in 2013, according to a new report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Yingli Green Energy, AMB Energia to develop 30 MW of solar power projects in Poland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-green-energy-amb-energia-to-develop-30-mw-of-solar-power-projects-in-poland-4332396 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-green-energy-amb-energia-to-develop-30-mw-of-solar-power-projects-in-poland-4332396 Yingli Green Energy International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, has signed a collaboration agreement with AMB Energia Wytwarzanie (AMB Energia), a subsidiary of AMB Energia, for the development of 30MW of solar po… Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Statkraft agrees to divest 49% stake in UK onshore wind power portfolio http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsstatkraft-agrees-to-divest-49-stake-in-uk-onshore-wind-power-portfolio-4332243 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsstatkraft-agrees-to-divest-49-stake-in-uk-onshore-wind-power-portfolio-4332243 Norwegian state-owned electricity firm Statkraft has signed an agreement to sell a 49% interest in its UK onshore wind power portfolio to Gingko Tree Investment. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Carter Process Control Brochure http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/carter-process-control-brochure/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/carter-process-control-brochure/ Carter Process Control GmbH offers superior quality replacement parts for control valves. These parts are engineered to provide outstanding performance and extended service life. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMT Centrica and DONG Energy scrap Celtic Array offshore wind farm in Irish Sea Zone http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscentrica-and-dong-energy-scrap-celtic-array-offshore-wind-farm-in-irish-sea-zone-4331264 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscentrica-and-dong-energy-scrap-celtic-array-offshore-wind-farm-in-irish-sea-zone-4331264 Centrica and DONG Energy have scrapped the Celtic Array offshore wind farm planned for the Irish Sea. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TÜV SÜD completes 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm certification http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstv-sd-completes-600mw-gemini-offshore-wind-farm-certification-4331017 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstv-sd-completes-600mw-gemini-offshore-wind-farm-certification-4331017 TÜV SÜD has completed certification of the 600MW Gemini wind farm located in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Demolition of power plant deepens humanitarian crisis in Gaza http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredemolition-of-power-plant-deepens-humanitarian-crisis-in-gaza-4331401/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredemolition-of-power-plant-deepens-humanitarian-crisis-in-gaza-4331401/ On the morning of 29 July, the main fuel tank at Gaza’s only power station burst into flames after it was attacked for the third time in two days. Already operating at reduced capacity, the plant is now likely to be out of action for months, if not a… Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK to invest £17bn to upgrade and maintain local electricity network http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-invest-17bn-to-upgrade-and-maintain-local-electricity-network-4331020 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-invest-17bn-to-upgrade-and-maintain-local-electricity-network-4331020 The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has proposed new price control settlements for five of six electricity network operators, aimed to spur investment in network upgrades and help lower energy bills. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Alstom to supply equipment and maintenance package for Monterrey III power plant http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalstom-to-supply-equipment-and-maintenance-package-for-monterrey-iii-power-plant-4328773 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalstom-to-supply-equipment-and-maintenance-package-for-monterrey-iii-power-plant-4328773 Alstom has received contracts to supply a power island (KA24) for Iberdrola’s Monterrey III combined-cycle power plant in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Israel destroys Gaza Strip's only power plant http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsisrael-destroys-gaza-strips-only-power-plant-4329645 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsisrael-destroys-gaza-strips-only-power-plant-4329645 Israel has destroyed the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip's only power plant, escalating its military campaign against the militant group. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Iberdrola begins turbine installation at 202MW Baffin wind farm in US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsiberdrola-begins-turbine-installation-at-202mw-baffin-wind-farm-in-us-4329632 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsiberdrola-begins-turbine-installation-at-202mw-baffin-wind-farm-in-us-4329632 Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has begun installation of turbines at the 202MW Baffin wind farm in the state of Texas, US. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT IDCON News: Smart RCM Approach http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-news-smart-rcm-approach.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-news-smart-rcm-approach.html Developing a smart RCM approach in pursuit of a PM programme can provide long-term operational benefits. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:00 GMT IDCON Newsletter: Reliability and Maintenance Tips: Practical Prioritising of Work Orders http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-newsletter-reliability-and-maintenance-tips-practical-prioritising-of-work-orders.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-newsletter-reliability-and-maintenance-tips-practical-prioritising-of-work-orders.html In this new series of articles, IDCON president Tor Idhammar will give an insight into some of the most common leadership issues in plants and mills today. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:07:00 GMT Reliability and Maintenance Training for the Manufacturing and Process Industry http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/business/reliability-maintenance-training/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/business/reliability-maintenance-training/ IDCON has announced details of its training programmes it will be running later on this year in a free white paper on Power Technology. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:04:00 GMT Idcon Releases White Paper http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-white-paper.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressidcon-white-paper.html Idcon has released a white paper entitled 'Reliability and Maintenance Training for the Manufacturing and Process Industry'. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:02:00 GMT Bosco Italia-Soundproofing and Noise Control Solutions http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/bosco-italia/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/bosco-italia/ Bosco Italia manufactures soundproofing and noise control systems for a range of applications, including industrial plants, large infrastructures, testing rooms, and radio and TV studios. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:37:00 GMT FRANKE-filter Celebrates 25th Anniversary http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/franke/pressfranke-filter-celebrates-25th-anniversary.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/franke/pressfranke-filter-celebrates-25th-anniversary.html Founded in 1989, FRANKE-filter GmbH is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:31:00 GMT SDMO Industries-Generating Sets Fitted With Diesel or Gas Engines for Industrial Power and Portable Power Production http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/sdmo_industries/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/sdmo_industries/ SDMO Industries is one of the world's leading generating set producers with annual production of almost 100,000 generating sets fitted with diesel or gas engines for portable power, rental power or industrial power production. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT MWM-Energy Generation and Gas Engine Gensets http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cogeneration/mwm/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cogeneration/mwm/ MWM is one of the world's leading brands of highly efficient and environmentally friendly systems for decentralised, combined energy generation. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT ISVR Consulting-Noise and Vibration Consultancy http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/isvr-consulting/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/isvr-consulting/ ISVR Consulting is the consultancy unit of the internationally renowned Institute of Sound and Vibration Research at the University of Southampton, UK. It provides professional consultancy services and applied research studies for acoustics and dynam… Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT