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 National Nuclear Laboratory-Technological Products, Fuel Cycle Research, and Support Services for Nuclear Power Generation http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/research/nationalnuclearlaboratory/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/research/nationalnuclearlaboratory/ The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) offers a comprehensive range of technical products and services for customers across the whole nuclear power industry. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:54:00 GMT Would leaving the EU change the UK energy landscape? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewould-leaving-the-eu-change-the-uk-energy-landscape-4629010/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewould-leaving-the-eu-change-the-uk-energy-landscape-4629010/ As a referendum on UK participation in the EU draws nearer, questions are being asked about what a potential exit could mean for the UK's energy market. Could an exit change the UK's role in the wider European electricity market, and what impact coul… Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Enel Green Power commissions biomass power plant in Italy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenel-green-power-commissions-biomass-power-plant-in-italy-4633002 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsenel-green-power-commissions-biomass-power-plant-in-italy-4633002 Enel Green Power has commissioned a biomass power plant at the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant in Tuscany, Italy. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kraftanlagen München’s Concentrated Solar Power Technology http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplant/kraftanlagen-concentrated-solar-power-technology/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplant/kraftanlagen-concentrated-solar-power-technology/ CSP has the unique advantage over wind and solar PV that primary energy storage can be directly integrated into the power plant. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:44:00 GMT SunPower acquires US solar project portfolio from Infigen Energy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunpower-acquires-us-solar-project-portfolio-from-infigen-energy-4633138 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunpower-acquires-us-solar-project-portfolio-from-infigen-energy-4633138 American solar manufacturer SunPower has acquired a portfolio of 1.5GW of solar power plant assets under development in the US states, from Australia-based Infigen Energy. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT University of California scientists enhance solar energy conversion method http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuniversity-of-california-scientists-enhance-solar-energy-conversion-method-4632920 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuniversity-of-california-scientists-enhance-solar-energy-conversion-method-4632920 Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have found a way to manage efficient solar energy conversion using the infrared region of the lightwave spectrum. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Siemens to deliver wind turbines for three onshore wind projects in Ireland and Scotland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-deliver-wind-turbines-for-three-onshore-wind-projects-in-ireland-and-scotland-4632792 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-deliver-wind-turbines-for-three-onshore-wind-projects-in-ireland-and-scotland-4632792 German power equipment manufacturer Siemens has won separate orders for construction, installation and commissioning of turbines at three onshore wind projects in Ireland and Scotland. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT API Schmidt Bretten-Plate Heat Exchangers http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cooling/api-schmidt-bretten/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/cooling/api-schmidt-bretten/ API Schmidt Bretten manufactures heat exchangers and heat transfer systems for the cooling of bearings, lube oils and rotor blades of diesel or gas motors, as well as steam and gas turbines. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:13:00 GMT Use of Self-Cleaning Filter System by CONTEC for Production of Chocolate http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/contec/pressself-cleaning-filter-system-chocolate.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/contec/pressself-cleaning-filter-system-chocolate.html The significant market position of the Contec is based on the well-established technologies and successfully new product developments. In the field of new development, a successful example of application in the production of chocolate can be document… Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SkyPower signs $2.2bn deal for solar power developments in Kenya http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsskypower-signs-22bn-deal-for-solar-power-developments-in-kenya-4631944 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsskypower-signs-22bn-deal-for-solar-power-developments-in-kenya-4631944 The Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has signed a $2.2bn agreement with SkyPower for developing 1GW of solar power projects in the country. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Royal College of Art student develops small-scale wind energy harvesting system in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsroyal-college-of-art-student-develops-small-scale-wind-energy-harvesting-system-in-uk-4631810 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsroyal-college-of-art-student-develops-small-scale-wind-energy-harvesting-system-in-uk-4631810 A graduate from the UK's Royal College of Art has innovated Moya Power, a new power-generation system that uses semi-transparent, low-cost material to produce small amounts of wind energy. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT CVC Capital Partners to buy energy business of Polish National Railways http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscvc-capital-partners-to-buy-energy-business-of-polish-national-railways-4631953 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscvc-capital-partners-to-buy-energy-business-of-polish-national-railways-4631953 Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has signed an agreement to acquire PKPE Energetyka, which is the energy unit of Polish National Railways, in a deal worth zl1.97bn (€477m). Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Contec , Bad Honnef, Germany Acquires Glander and Bensberg Entstaubungstechnik http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/contec/presscontec-glander-and-bensberg-entstaubungstechnik.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/contec/presscontec-glander-and-bensberg-entstaubungstechnik.html Contec has strengthened its manufacturing division in the field of oil mist filtration and dust collection technology. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:17:00 GMT Tees Renewable Energy Plant, Teesside http://www.power-technology.com/projects/tees-renewable-plant-teesside/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/tees-renewable-plant-teesside/ Tees Renewable Energy Plant (Tees REP) is a 299MW biomass-powered, combined heat and power (CHP) plant proposed by MGT Teesside, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MGT Power. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT AC Energy starts construction on $1bn coal-fired power plant in Philippines http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsac-energy-starts-construction-on-1bn-coal-fired-power-plant-in-philippines-4630875 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsac-energy-starts-construction-on-1bn-coal-fired-power-plant-in-philippines-4630875 A subsidiary unit of Philippines-based Ayala, AC Energy, has started developing a $1bn coal-fired power plant in the south of the country. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm, Yorkshire http://www.power-technology.com/projects/westermost-rough-offshore-wind-farm-yorkshire/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/westermost-rough-offshore-wind-farm-yorkshire/ The 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm is located 8km from the Holderness coast in Yorkshire, UK. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT EU asks France to recover €1.37bn of aid extended to EDF http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseu-asks-france-to-recover-137bn-of-aid-extended-to-edf-4630791 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseu-asks-france-to-recover-137bn-of-aid-extended-to-edf-4630791 The European Union has ordered France to recover €1.37bn of state aid extended to Electricite de France (EDF) after deciding that the firm had taken advantage of illegal tax breaks. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Voltalia acquires 379MW wind energy portfolio in France http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvoltalia-acquires-379mw-wind-energy-portfolio-in-france-4630887 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvoltalia-acquires-379mw-wind-energy-portfolio-in-france-4630887 French green energy firm Voltalia has purchased a portfolio of wind projects from Maia Eolis totalling a potential power generation capacity of 379MW. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sepura Presented with Queen's Award by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/safety/sepura-power/pressqueens-award-enterprise1.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/safety/sepura-power/pressqueens-award-enterprise1.html Sepura has been presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:34:00 GMT Ozone Problem is No-Zone Problem for Munters http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/ozone-problem-no-problem-munters/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/ozone-problem-no-problem-munters/ Ozone is well known as the part of the atmosphere that protects the Earth's surface from harmful ultraviolet rays. But, few know that it has another important application in the treatment of water. Thames Water's new Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) pl… Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:23:00 GMT