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 GE to supply turbines for US wind farm http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-supply-turbines-for-us-wind-farm-4215532 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsge-to-supply-turbines-for-us-wind-farm-4215532 General Electric Company (GE) has secured a contract from Akuo Energy USA to supply 56 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines for the Rocksprings Phase I wind farm in Val Verde County, Texas. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT U.S. Geothermal acquires property for Vale project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-geothermal-acquires-property-for-vale-project-4215071 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsus-geothermal-acquires-property-for-vale-project-4215071 US Geothermal, a renewable energy company, has acquired geothermal property for assessment of a new project at Vale, Oregon. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vesuvius-High-Performance Refractory Products http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/thermal_insulation/vesuvius-power/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/thermal_insulation/vesuvius-power/ Vesuvius is a world-class supplier to the hydrocarbon processing and power generation markets. Our superior abrasion and erosion-resistant castables, plastic refractories, brick and gun mixes are used extensively in all process units in these industr… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT RWE Innogy begins work on O&M facilities at Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrwe-innogy-begins-work-on-om-facilities-at-gwynt-y-mr-offshore-wind-farm-4215512 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrwe-innogy-begins-work-on-om-facilities-at-gwynt-y-mr-offshore-wind-farm-4215512 UK-based RWE Innogy announced the construction of a new long term operations and maintenance (O&M) facilities for Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm has been started. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT IPCC reveals solar power as major technical potential to fulfill world’s energy demand http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsipcc-reveals-solar-power-as-major-technical-potential-to-fulfill-worlds-energy-demand-4215580 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsipcc-reveals-solar-power-as-major-technical-potential-to-fulfill-worlds-energy-demand-4215580 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) announced that solar power has the major technical potential of all renewables 'by a large magnitude' to fulfill the world's energy demand. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Enhancing Energy Efficiency: Retrofit of Gas Turbine Air Intakes http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/efficiency-gas-turbine-air-intakes/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/efficiency-gas-turbine-air-intakes/ Europe's larger combined-cycle power plants are currently navigating rough seas. Low-cost US coal, renewable energy and economic crisis have all combined to slash the average running hours of plants that use gas turbine technology. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:24:00 GMT How Airports Benefit from Stripe Hog http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/apron_clean/waterblasting-technologies/3471711546001.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/apron_clean/waterblasting-technologies/3471711546001.html A video demonstration of how airports benefit from Stripe Hog. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:12:00 GMT Mera Gao Power presentation http://www.power-technology.com/videos/3470495162001.html http://www.power-technology.com/videos/3470495162001.html Mera Gao Power builds, owns and operates micro-grids in Uttar Pradesh, India, serving off-grid villages with high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services at cheap rates. So far it has connected more than 20,000 families to cl Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:41:00 GMT Sanne Castro from SimGas http://www.power-technology.com/videos/3470480833001.html http://www.power-technology.com/videos/3470480833001.html Tanzania-based SimGas, which was founded by brothers Sanne and Mirik Castro, sells affordable biogas plants to people living in subtropical regions. The biogas plants help people manage manure and produce clean gas for cooking instead of charcoal and Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:33:00 GMT Wellco-Engineering and Supply of Steel Structures for Industrial and Civil Buildings and Plants http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplant/wellco/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplant/wellco/ Wellco, as a general contractor, manufactures industrial and civil buildings. Wellco can provide a turnkey service, including the development of an architectural study according to the client's needs... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Areva to support KHNP's Kori nuclear power plant in South Korea http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsareva-to-support-khnps-kori-nuclear-power-plant-in-south-korea-4214707 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsareva-to-support-khnps-kori-nuclear-power-plant-in-south-korea-4214707 France-based Areva has won a contract from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power, to supply and replace six stators for the Kori nuclear power plant (NPP). Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Samsung and Pattern Energy complete Canada's 270MW South Kent wind project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssamsung-and-pattern-energy-complete-canadas-270mw-south-kent-wind-project-4214704 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssamsung-and-pattern-energy-complete-canadas-270mw-south-kent-wind-project-4214704 Samsung Renewable Energy (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group have completed the construction of the South Kent wind energy project in Ontario, Canada. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Alstom secures €225m contract for Iraqi combined-cycle power plant http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalstom-secures-225m-contract-for-iraqi-combined-cycle-power-plant-4214560 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsalstom-secures-225m-contract-for-iraqi-combined-cycle-power-plant-4214560 Alstom has secured a contract worth approximately €225m to supply equipment for the Al-Anbar combined-cycle power plant (CCPP) project in the Anbar province in Iraq. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Energy innovations for rural communities showcased by Ashden Awards finalists http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureenergy-innovations-for-rural-communities-showcased-by-international-ashden-awards-finalists-4214800/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureenergy-innovations-for-rural-communities-showcased-by-international-ashden-awards-finalists-4214800/ The International Ashden Awards champions some of the most interesting and life-changing sustainable energy projects created at a grass-roots level for local communities. As this year’s finalists are announced, which five projects stand out? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Gas-fired – the five biggest natural gas power plants in the world http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/ Japan hosts three of the world’s five biggest natural gas-fired power plants while the other two, including the biggest, are in Russia and Taiwan. Power-technology.com lists the world’s five biggest gas-based power plants based on installed capacity. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT OpenHydro, Alderney Renewable Energy form joint venture for European tidal array http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsopenhydro-alderney-renewable-energy-form-joint-venture-for-european-tidal-array-4214394 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsopenhydro-alderney-renewable-energy-form-joint-venture-for-european-tidal-array-4214394 OpenHydro, a tidal technology company, has signed an agreement with UK-based Alderney Renewable Energy to form a joint venture, named Race Tidal, for developing a 300MW tidal array in Alderney waters. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT M.IN.T.OR. - Construction, Assembly, Erection and Technical Consulting Services http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/fabrication/mintor-construction-assembly-erection-consulting/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/fabrication/mintor-construction-assembly-erection-consulting/ M.IN.T.OR. is a mechanical construction company specialised in construction, assembling, erection and technical consulting services. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:28:00 GMT HRSG Dry Ice Cleaning http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleaning/hrsg-dry-ice-cleaning/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleaning/hrsg-dry-ice-cleaning/ Eco-Genics recently won a contract for providing dry ice cleaning services to a major power generation company in the UK. The scope of the work was complex and the controls measures in place were meticulous. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:49:00 GMT Siemens secures wind turbine and service order in Canada http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-secures-wind-turbine-and-service-order-in-canada-4213868 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-secures-wind-turbine-and-service-order-in-canada-4213868 Siemens Canada has secured a contract from Algonquin Power & Utilities to provide turbines and services for the 23MW Morse project in Saskatchewan. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT EnBW files application to decommission Heilbronn 5 and 6 hard coal units http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenbw-files-application-to-decommission-heilbronn-5-and-6-hard-coal-units-4213690 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenbw-files-application-to-decommission-heilbronn-5-and-6-hard-coal-units-4213690 EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg has submitted an application to the Bundesnetzagentur (German Federal Network Agency) and the TransnetBW transmission system operator (TSO) to decommission its Heilbronn 5 and 6 hard coal units. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT