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 Fighting fossil fuels: divestment movement continues to grow http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefighting-fossil-fuels-divestment-movement-continues-to-grow-4542263/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefighting-fossil-fuels-divestment-movement-continues-to-grow-4542263/ In 2012, a new campaign was formed in the US to spearhead the movement to divest in fossil fuels. Fossil Free, a project of 350.org, has since grown exponentially, claiming last year that organisations - ranging from healthcare, religious groups, uni… Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT ABB partner with Samsung SDI for micro-grid system development http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-partner-with-samsung-sdi-for-micro-grid-system-development-4542185 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-partner-with-samsung-sdi-for-micro-grid-system-development-4542185 ABB has formed collaboration with Samsung SDI to jointly set up microgrid systems, which will include power storage solutions. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Statnett signs agreement with UK National Grid for 1.4GW subsea interconnector http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsstatnett-signs-agreement-with-uk-national-grid-for-14gw-subsea-interconnector-4542146 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsstatnett-signs-agreement-with-uk-national-grid-for-14gw-subsea-interconnector-4542146 Norway's power grid operator Statnett has signed an agreement with UK National Grid for construction of a 1.4GW interconnector between the two countries. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens wins service extension contract for UK wind project http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-wins-service-extension-contract-for-uk-wind-project-4542099 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-wins-service-extension-contract-for-uk-wind-project-4542099 German engineering firm Siemens has signed a long-term agreement to offer its services and maintenance for the RWE's Rhyl Flats Wind Farm, which is located off the coast of North Wales in the UK. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Gas Turbine Evaporative Cooling http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/gtec/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/gtec/ As the global demand for energy rises, the role that gas turbines play in energy production will be more and more important. Gas turbines are convenient, modular and flexible, and are suitable for continuous duty, standby and for peaking duty. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:30:00 GMT More than 60MW Extra For the Grid http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/60mw-extra-grid/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turbine-cooling/60mw-extra-grid/ Munters Gas Turbine Evaporative Cooling (GTEC) minimises power shortage by increasing turbine power output by more than 23%. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:30:00 GMT Swinerton Renewable Energy awards contract for solar PV panel delivery to JinkoSolar http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsswinerton-renewable-energy-awards-contract-for-solar-pv-panel-delivery-to-jinkosolar-4541108 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsswinerton-renewable-energy-awards-contract-for-solar-pv-panel-delivery-to-jinkosolar-4541108 Swinerton Renewable Energy has awarded a contract to Chinese renewable energy producer JinkoSolar to supply 104MW dc of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels for the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park project in the US. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Russia to build 2,000MW nuclear power plant for Jordan http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrussia-to-build-2000mw-nuclear-power-plant-for-jordan-4541034 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsrussia-to-build-2000mw-nuclear-power-plant-for-jordan-4541034 Jordan has signed a $10bn energy deal with Russia to set up a 2,000MW nuclear power plant in the country. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nordex wins order for 111MW wind energy project in South Africa http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnordex-wins-order-for-111mw-wind-energy-project-in-south-africa-4541068 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnordex-wins-order-for-111mw-wind-energy-project-in-south-africa-4541068 Nordex has been awarded a turbine delivery order for a 111MW wind power project in South Africa. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Agua Prieta II Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Power Plant, Sonora http://www.power-technology.com/projects/agua-prieta-ii-plant/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/agua-prieta-ii-plant/ Mexico’s state-owned Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) is promoting the 476.4MW Agua Prieta II integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) power plant in Sonora, Mexico. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Markinch Biomass Plant http://www.power-technology.com/projects/markinchbiomassplant/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/markinchbiomassplant/ RWE Innogy's UK subsidiary RWE npower renewable has built a biomass-based combined heat and power (CHP) plant to supply power to a paper mill owned by Tullis Russel in Markinch, a small town in Fife, Scotland. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK received £39.6bn of renewable power investment over the last four years http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-received-396bn-of-renewable-power-investment-over-the-last-four-years-4540103 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-received-396bn-of-renewable-power-investment-over-the-last-four-years-4540103 Approximately £39.6bn of capital has boosted the renewable energy sector from 2010 to 2014, most of which have been contributed towards wind power developments, according to a report published by the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT EDF Energy signs PPA for 104MW of renewable power in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-energy-signs-ppa-for-104mw-of-renewable-power-in-uk-4540176 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsedf-energy-signs-ppa-for-104mw-of-renewable-power-in-uk-4540176 EDF Energy will receive 104MW of renewable energy from existing solar farms in the UK. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK increases limits for commercial rooftop solar installations http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-increases-limits-for-commercial-rooftop-solar-installations-4540214 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-increases-limits-for-commercial-rooftop-solar-installations-4540214 The UK has increased its limits for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations to 1MW from 500KW. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT REBECCA: Reliably Engineered Best Economic Complete Control Atomisation http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/rebecca/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/rebecca/ Carter Process Control GmbH offers superior quality replacement parts for control valves. These parts are engineered to provide outstanding performance and extended service life. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:59:00 GMT CPC NEWS Issue 8 2015 http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/cpc-news-issue-8/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/cpc-news-issue-8/ CPC is delighted to announce the release of our new product called REBECCA which stands for Reliably Engineered Best Economic Complete Control Atomisation. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:49:00 GMT Press Seals for Cables http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/energy/press-seals-for-cables/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/energy/press-seals-for-cables/ The heart of the product consists of 30mm to 60mm wide EPDM Elastomer. This not only ensures a reliable seal, but permanent resistance of the seal as well. The system is rounded off by glass fibre-reinforced polyamide or stainless steel pressure plat… Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:40:00 GMT Bac Lieu Offshore Wind Farm http://www.power-technology.com/projects/bac-lieu-offshore-wind-farm/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/bac-lieu-offshore-wind-farm/ A 99.2MW near-shore wind farm is being developed on a 540ha site in the East Dam region of Bac Lieu province, Vietnam. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:23:00 GMT ESB and UK GIB to support biomass power project in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsesb-and-uk-gib-to-support-biomass-power-project-in-uk-4539185 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsesb-and-uk-gib-to-support-biomass-power-project-in-uk-4539185 Ireland's power utility ESB and UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) plan to invest £70m jointly for a £190m biomass power development at the Port of Tilbury in Essex, UK. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Kelar Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant, Mejillones http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kelar-gas-fired-plant/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kelar-gas-fired-plant/ BHP Billiton Chile, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton, signed an agreement with Samsung C&T and Korean Southern Power (KOSPO) in November 2013 for the construction of a 517MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Mejillones, Chile. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT