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 Japanese firms collaborate to launch experimental virtual power plant project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsjapanese-firms-collaborate-launch-experimental-virtual-power-plant-project-4964267 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsjapanese-firms-collaborate-launch-experimental-virtual-power-plant-project-4964267 A number of Japanese firms have collaborated to launch an experimental virtual power plant project as part of the government's plan to rebalance the energy mix. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Global solar PV BOS market value to decline to $31.6bn by 2020 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsreport-global-solar-pv-bos-market-value-decline-316bn-2020-4962324 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsreport-global-solar-pv-bos-market-value-decline-316bn-2020-4962324 Global market value of solar photovoltaic (PV) balance of system (BOS) is set to decline by approximately $10bn to $31.6bn by 2020, according to a report by GlobalData. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT EDF approves Hinkley Point nuclear plant funding, but UK Government delays deal http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-approves-hinkley-point-nuclear-plant-funding-uk-government-delays-deal-4964110 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-approves-hinkley-point-nuclear-plant-funding-uk-government-delays-deal-4964110 French power generation company Électricité de France's (EDF) board of directors has approved the final investment decision on building two EPR nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C (HPC) in Somerset, in south-west England. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fourteen Japanese firms collaborate to launch virtual power plant experimental project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfourteen-japanese-firms-collaborate-to-launch-virtual-power-plant-experimental-project-4964267 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfourteen-japanese-firms-collaborate-to-launch-virtual-power-plant-experimental-project-4964267 The 14 Japanese firms have collaborated to launch the virtual power plant experimental project in the country, as part of the government's plan to rebalance the country’s energy mix. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Clayton Williams Energy, Adani Transmission, and Akuo Energy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-clayton-williams-energy-adani-transmission-akuo-energy-4962573 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-clayton-williams-energy-adani-transmission-akuo-energy-4962573 Clayton Williams Energy has agreed to issue 5,051,100 shares of common stock to funds priced at $29.7 a share. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Caisse des Depots et Consignations, Endesa Generacion, Enel, and Optinergy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-caisse-des-depots-et-consignations-endesa-generacion-enel-optinergy-4964420 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-caisse-des-depots-et-consignations-endesa-generacion-enel-optinergy-4964420 Caisse des Depots et Consignations has announced its intention to acquire Electricite de France's (EDF) 49.9% stake in Reseau de Transport d'Electricite (RTE), an operator of 100,000km high-voltage network in France. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Powerful Preservation with Munters http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/powerful-preservation-munters/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/powerful-preservation-munters/ British Energy Group is the UK's largest generator of electricity. They own and run eight nuclear power stations in the UK with a combined capacity of almost 10,000MW. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:32:00 GMT Impregnable Network Defence for Critical Infrastructures http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/network-critical-infrastructures/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/network-critical-infrastructures/ Critical infrastructure interruptions are costly and can even endanger human lives. That's why following a 'defence-in-depth' approach is vital to network security. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:21:00 GMT DROP SAFE® FILTERS DS-G4-300 AND -600 http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/drop-safe/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/drop-safe/ Filtrair Drop Safe (DS) rigid filters serve as efficient pre or final filters in air intake systems of Gas Turbines, in any environmental condition (including offshore, marine)and in any climate (including tropical). Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:34:00 GMT ELETTROPICENA SUD Product Brochure http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/elettropicena-sud-product-brochure/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/elettropicena-sud-product-brochure/ A product brochure showing ELETTROPICENA SUD's Compact, Polaris, Unices, and TSC units, as well as a number of other products available. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:26:00 GMT Custom Built Transformers http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/custom-built-transformers/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/custom-built-transformers/ UK-based Majestic Transformer Company specialises in the design and manufacture of custom-built transformers, chokes and associated power supplies up to 125kVA. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:59:00 GMT Quality and Expertise: Fire and Protection is our Business http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/thermal_insulation/quality-and-expertise/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/thermal_insulation/quality-and-expertise/ Specialist expertise coupled with commitment – Accuro has prided itself on this motto since it was founded in 1976. Our unique market position today allows us to offer our customers the best solutions for the required applications - whether if it is … Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:18:00 GMT HIMOINSA Generator Sets Supply Emergency Power to Gas Natural Fenosa Servicios in Panama http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/presshimoinsa-generator-sets-supply-emergency-power-to-gas-natural-fenosa-servicios-in-panama.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/presshimoinsa-generator-sets-supply-emergency-power-to-gas-natural-fenosa-servicios-in-panama.html For operational purposes, the service company of one of the main distributors responsible for supplying electricity to the Republic of Panama has purchased 11 HIMOINSA generator sets, ready and able to generate up to 5 MW of power when working in par… Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:54:00 GMT New APP for Gas Monitoring Staff http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/environmental/gasmet/pressnew-app-gas-monitoring-staff.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/environmental/gasmet/pressnew-app-gas-monitoring-staff.html The Gasmet APP is now available free of charge on both iOS and Android Smartphones, providing anyone with an interest in gas monitoring with quick and easy access to an enormous volume of highly useful information. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:44:00 GMT Green Building Councils worldwide to increase energy efficiency within city buildings http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgreen-building-councils-worldwide-increase-energy-efficiency-within-city-buildings-4961863 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgreen-building-councils-worldwide-increase-energy-efficiency-within-city-buildings-4961863 US non-profit organisation World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has collaborated with World Resources Institute-led Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) to help double energy efficiency by 2030 in cities around the world. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT 2015 Project Case Studies http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/2015-project-case-studies/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/2015-project-case-studies/ Examples of projects from around the world that have chosen to use EGA Master products. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Senvion signs deal with EDL to deliver first off-grid wind project in Australia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssenvion-signs-deal-edl-deliver-first-off-grid-wind-project-australia-4962617 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssenvion-signs-deal-edl-deliver-first-off-grid-wind-project-australia-4962617 German manufacturing company Senvion has signed a contract with power supplier Energy Developments (EDL) to deliver wind turbines to a hybrid micro-grid in Coober Pedy, a remote town in South Australia. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gamesa gains first order from renewable energy company Voltalia in Brazil http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgamesa-first-order-renewable-energy-company-voltalia-brazil-4961920 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgamesa-first-order-renewable-energy-company-voltalia-brazil-4961920 Spanish manufacturing company Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica has been awarded its first order by French renewable energy producer Voltalia to supply 27.3MW wind turbines in Brazil. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sonnedix commences operations of its first solar project in South Africa http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssonnedix-commences-operations-first-solar-project-south-africa-4960640 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssonnedix-commences-operations-first-solar-project-south-africa-4960640 Independent solarpower producer (IPP) Sonnedix has commenced commercial operations at its 86MW Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska photovoltaic (PV) project in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Siemens to supply turbines for Stage II of Australia’s Hornsdale wind project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-supply-turbines-stage-ii-australias-hornsdale-wind-project-4961088 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-supply-turbines-stage-ii-australias-hornsdale-wind-project-4961088 Siemens has secured a contract to deliver, deploy, and commission 32 turbines for the 100MW Hornsdale Stage II onshore windfarm in South Australia. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT