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 Southern Power to develop 131MW solar project in Georgia, US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouthern-power-to-develop-131mw-solar-project-in-georgia-us-4473103 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouthern-power-to-develop-131mw-solar-project-in-georgia-us-4473103 Southern Power is to develop 131MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the state of Georgia, US. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT E.ON commissions two US renewable projects totalling 229MW http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseon-commissions-two-us-renewable-projects-totaling-229mw-4473098 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseon-commissions-two-us-renewable-projects-totaling-229mw-4473098 E.ON has successfully commissioned two renewable projects in the US, one being the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle, and the second being the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nordex wins wind turbine order for 65MW Knockduff project in Ireland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnordex-wins-wind-turbine-order-for-65mw-knockduff-project-in-ireland-4473099 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnordex-wins-wind-turbine-order-for-65mw-knockduff-project-in-ireland-4473099 Nordex has won a contract from Green Energy Supply to develop a 65MW Knockduff wind farm project in Ireland. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nuclear regulator clears way for Takahama nuclear power plant restart in Japan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnuclear-regulator-clears-way-for-takahama-nuclear-power-plant-restart-in-japan-4472926 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnuclear-regulator-clears-way-for-takahama-nuclear-power-plant-restart-in-japan-4472926 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a key draft report for two more reactors at Kansai Electric Power's Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK regulator approves £1.1bn funding for Moray Firth subsea cable project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-regulator-approves-11bn-funding-for-moray-firth-subsea-cable-project-4472512 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-regulator-approves-11bn-funding-for-moray-firth-subsea-cable-project-4472512 UK's power regulator Ofgem has approved £1.1bn funding for setting up a subsea link connecting power grid on both sides of the Moray Firth, in northern parts of Scotland. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Forrest Kerr Hydroelectric Project, British Columbia http://www.power-technology.com/projects/forrest-kerr-hydroelectric-project-british-columbia/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/forrest-kerr-hydroelectric-project-british-columbia/ Forrest Kerr is a 195MW run-of-river hydroelectric project located on the Iskut River in British Columbia, approximately 1,000km north-west of Vancouver, Canada. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Acciona Energía to set-up 255MW of wind and solar PV projects in Chile http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-energa-set-up-255mw-wind-solar-pv-projects-chile-4472755 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsacciona-energa-set-up-255mw-wind-solar-pv-projects-chile-4472755 Chile’s National Energy Commission (CNE) has awarded a contract to Acciona Energía for development of 255MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind farms in the country. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Manlift Signs Official Dealership Agreement With Genie http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/boilers/manlift/pressmanlift-signs-official-dealership-agreement-with-genie.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/boilers/manlift/pressmanlift-signs-official-dealership-agreement-with-genie.html Manlift, the access equipment rental and sales specialist, has signed an agreement with Genie for an official dealership of the Genie brand in India. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:06:00 GMT RBU-Solid Dampers and Slide Gates for Hot and Flue Gas Applications http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/dampers/rbu/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/dampers/rbu/ RBU supplies solid dampers and slide gates to modulate and shut-off hot and flue gases, and has more than 20 years' experience. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:15:00 GMT Doosan Power Systems-Construction, Aftermarket and Upgrade Services for Power Industries http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/boilers/doosan-power/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/boilers/doosan-power/ Doosan provides specialist construction, aftermarket and upgrade services to the thermal, power, nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and process sectors. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:29:00 GMT SunEdison to invest more than $700m for 350MW solar projects in Chile http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-to-invest-over-700m-for-350mw-solar-projects-in-chile-4471545 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-to-invest-over-700m-for-350mw-solar-projects-in-chile-4471545 Solar technology manufacturer SunEdison has secured a contract from the National Energy Commission in Chile to supply 570GW hours of clean energy annually. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT US imposes hefty trade duties on solar products from China and Taiwan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-imposes-hefty-trade-duties-on-solar-products-from-china-and-taiwan-4471772 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-imposes-hefty-trade-duties-on-solar-products-from-china-and-taiwan-4471772 The US Department of Commerce has imposed heavy import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT ABB forms joint venture with Hitachi to deliver HVDC solutions in Japan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-forms-joint-venture-with-hitachi-for-delivering-hvdc-solutions-in-japan-4471670 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-forms-joint-venture-with-hitachi-for-delivering-hvdc-solutions-in-japan-4471670 Zurich-based power and automation firm ABB has formed a joint venture (JV) with Hitachi to deliver high-voltage direct current (HVDC) system solutions in Japan. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT The First of its Kind 100,000m³ Coalsilo http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/the-first-of-its-kind-100-000-m-coalsilo/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/the-first-of-its-kind-100-000-m-coalsilo/ Eurosilo has developed a first-of-its-kind 100,000m³ coalsilo system. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:51:00 GMT Terra Firma considering sale of stake in Infinis Energy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsterra-firma-considering-sale-of-stake-in-infinis-energy-4470263 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsterra-firma-considering-sale-of-stake-in-infinis-energy-4470263 Private equity firm Terra Firma is considering selling its 68.6% stake in Infinis Energy, a renewable energy firm founded by British financier Guy Hands. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Jinko Solar delivers 80MW of PV modules for Chinese solar project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsjinko-solar-delivers-80mw-of-pv-modules-for-chinese-solar-project-4470378 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsjinko-solar-delivers-80mw-of-pv-modules-for-chinese-solar-project-4470378 Solar manufacturer Jinko Solar has delivered 80MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to the China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) for a solar PV project in Henan Province, China. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT China to sign $600m deal for coal-fired power plant construction in Serbia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschina-to-sign-600m-deal-for-coal-fired-power-plant-construction-in-serbia-4470485 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschina-to-sign-600m-deal-for-coal-fired-power-plant-construction-in-serbia-4470485 China plans to sign a $600m deal with Serbia, which will help the latter construct an additional unit at the Kostolac coal-fired power plant. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT The UK - a role to play in developing clean African energy? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureon-the-grid-what-role-might-the-uk-play-in-developing-clean-african-energy-4454517/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureon-the-grid-what-role-might-the-uk-play-in-developing-clean-african-energy-4454517/ While sub-Saharan Africa has seen robust economic growth, access to electricity is lagging behind. Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna has called on British industry to support the development of renewable energy in Africa, highlighting the econom… Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Turkey to have its largest windpower project in Istanbul http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsturkey-to-have-its-largest-wind-power-project-in-istanbul-4469044 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsturkey-to-have-its-largest-wind-power-project-in-istanbul-4469044 Istanbul will house Turkey's largest windpower plant, which will have an annual generation capacity of 770,800MWh. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT CGN to invest £100m to acquire three UK wind farms http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscgn-to-invest-100m-to-acquire-three-uk-wind-farms-in-uk-4468949 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscgn-to-invest-100m-to-acquire-three-uk-wind-farms-in-uk-4468949 China General Nuclear Power (CGN) is to invest more than £100m to acquire stakes in three UK wind farms from French firm EDF. 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