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 M&As this week: Tesla Motors, ENcome Energy Performance, and First State Investments http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tesla-motors-encome-energy-performance-first-state-investments-4931169 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tesla-motors-encome-energy-performance-first-state-investments-4931169 Tesla Motors (Tesla) has announced its intention to acquire all outstanding common shares of SolarCity Corporation's (SolarCity) common stock for approximately $2.8bn. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Commonwealth Edison, and Florida Power & Light http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-commonwealth-edison-florida-power-light-4931299 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-commonwealth-edison-florida-power-light-4931299 Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) has priced the public offering of its 3.65% series 121 first mortgage bonds to raise approximately $700m. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Increase in electricity demand to spur growth of renewable energy in Tunisia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsreport-increase-electricity-demand-spur-growth-renewable-energy-tunisia-4932270 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsreport-increase-electricity-demand-spur-growth-renewable-energy-tunisia-4932270 The share of renewable energy in Tunisias' total energy mix is expected to increase as demand for electricity is estimated to reach 5,687MW by 2031, says a report by Timetric. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT New Scottish windfarm to power Nestle UK and Ireland operations http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-scottish-windfarm-power-nestle-uk-ireland-operations-4931719 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-scottish-windfarm-power-nestle-uk-ireland-operations-4931719 A new windfarm on the border of Scotland will help power Swiss food and beverage company Nestlé's operations in the UK and Ireland. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT GreenWish and Denham to build 600MW of renewable energy assets in Africa http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgreenwish-denham-build-600mw-renewable-energy-assets-africa-4931781 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgreenwish-denham-build-600mw-renewable-energy-assets-africa-4931781 Energy-focused private equity firm Denham Capital and renewable energy investment company GreenWish Partners have entered a partnership to develop, build, and finance 600MW of renewable energy assets across sub-Saharan Africa by 2020. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Siemens to cut down LCoE for offshore wind power generation from 2025 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-cut-down-lcoe-offshore-wind-power-generation-from-2025-4931100 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-cut-down-lcoe-offshore-wind-power-generation-from-2025-4931100 Siemens intends to reduce the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) for generating offshore windpower from 2025. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Atlantis connects MeyGen to Scottish Ness of Quoys network http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsatlantis-connects-meygen-scottish-ness-quoys-network-4929880 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsatlantis-connects-meygen-scottish-ness-quoys-network-4929880 Tidal power generation company Atlantis Resources has connected its MeyGen project in northern Scotland to the 33kV Ness of Quoys distribution network. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT UGL selected as O&M and EPC contractor for Kidston Solar Project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsugl-selected-om-epc-contractor-kidston-solar-project-4929971 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsugl-selected-om-epc-contractor-kidston-solar-project-4929971 Genex Power has appointed Australian engineering and property services company UGL as both Engineering, Procurement, and Design (EPC) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contractor for its 50MW first phase of the photovoltaic (PV) solar project at Ki… Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sureclean and NCS Partner to Supply Chemical Decontamination Services http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cleaning/sureclean-power/presssureclean-ncs-partner-chemical-decontamination.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cleaning/sureclean-power/presssureclean-ncs-partner-chemical-decontamination.html Sureclean and Nordic Chemical Solutions (NCS), the specialist provider of decontamination chemistry, have partnered. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:41:00 GMT Lean and clean: why modern coal-fired power plants are better by design http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurelean-and-clean-why-modern-coal-fired-power-plants-are-better-by-design-4892873/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurelean-and-clean-why-modern-coal-fired-power-plants-are-better-by-design-4892873/ New coal-fired power plant design prioritises operational efficiency and emissions reduction. Julian Turner looks at lessons learned from China, pioneering technology in Denmark, Germany and Japan, and asks if ‘clean coal’ has a meaningful role to pl… Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT World Nuclear Association releases worldwide power report http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsworld-nuclear-association-releases-worldwide-power-report-4929776 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsworld-nuclear-association-releases-worldwide-power-report-4929776 UK-based company World Nuclear Association has launched its report revealing major metrics on nuclear power plant performance and recent developments in the nuclear industry. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT New study helps identify criteria for effective greenhouse gas emissions storage http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-helps-identify-criteria-effective-greenhouse-gas-emissions-storage-4929055 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-helps-identify-criteria-effective-greenhouse-gas-emissions-storage-4929055 A study on natural underground reservoirs of carbon dioxide (CO2) has revealed major reasons to store man-made greenhouse gas emissions effectively. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Luxcara acquires two solar projects in the UK from Conergy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsluxcara-acquires-two-solar-projects-uk-conergy-4928960 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsluxcara-acquires-two-solar-projects-uk-conergy-4928960 European asset manager for renewable energy investments Luxcara has acquired a further two solar projects in the UK from German company Conergy. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT University Hospital Institute, Strasbourg (France) http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/pressuniversity-hospital-institute-strasbourg-france.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/pressuniversity-hospital-institute-strasbourg-france.html HIMOINSA supplied a redundant emergency power supply for one of the world's most advanced surgical centres. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:19:00 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. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:56:00 GMT A biogas plant in Ireland to use chicken litter to generate renewable energy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsbiogas-plant-ireland-chicken-litter-generate-renewable-energy-4928380 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsbiogas-plant-ireland-chicken-litter-generate-renewable-energy-4928380 A new £20m biogas plant is being constructed in Ireland to treat large volumes of chicken, which will generate 3MW of renewable energy from up to 40,000t of chicken litter each year. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT JA Solar supplies PV modules for Egyptian diesel hybrid power project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsja-solar-supplies-pv-modules-egyptian-diesel-hybrid-power-project-4927811 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsja-solar-supplies-pv-modules-egyptian-diesel-hybrid-power-project-4927811 Shanghai-based development company JA Solar has delivered 11MW of high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) modules for a diesel hybrid project in the Red Sea region of Egypt. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT CLP and Suzlon form JV for 100MW solar project in Telangana, India http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsclp-suzlon-form-jv-100mw-solar-project-telangana-india-4927686 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsclp-suzlon-form-jv-100mw-solar-project-telangana-india-4927686 Hong Kong-based electric company CLP's wholly-owned subsidiary CLP India has formed a joint venture (JV) with renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group to develop a 100MW solar project at Veltoor in Telangana. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT WEIDMANN Electrical Technology-Electrical Transformer Insulation for the Power Industry http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/switchgear/weidmann-electrical-technology/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/switchgear/weidmann-electrical-technology/ WEIDMANN invents electrical insulation for transformer manufacturers and companies operating transformers. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:08:00 GMT Humidity / Moisture Measurement and Control Applications Handbook http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/condition/humidity-moisture-measurement-control-applications/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/condition/humidity-moisture-measurement-control-applications/ Through the years we at Machine Applications Corporation have had the opportunity to discuss many different humidity / moisture measurement and control applications with a large number of users and potential users of measurement equipment. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:31:00 GMT