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 Pumps for Renewable Power Generation http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/plant/pumps-for-renewable-power-generation/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/plant/pumps-for-renewable-power-generation/ Worldwide, countries have made commitments to significantly increasing their share of electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:45:00 GMT Deals this week: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Huaneng Power International, and St1 Nordic Oy http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ge-hitachi-nuclear-energy-huaneng-power-international-st1-nordic-5770186 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ge-hitachi-nuclear-energy-huaneng-power-international-st1-nordic-5770186 GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy has announced a partnership with Bechtel Corporation for both companies to provide a full range of decommissioning and dismantlement services for nuclear power plants. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK firm ELe develops new battery system http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsele-develops-new-battery-system-to-power-computers-for-eight-years-5770789 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsele-develops-new-battery-system-to-power-computers-for-eight-years-5770789 UK-based technology company Extreme Low Energy (ELe) has developed a new battery system that can power a wide range of computers for approximately eight years. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deutsche Windtechnik’s French unit to maintain Vestas V90 wind turbines http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeutsche-windtechnik-sarl-to-maintain-vestas-wind-turbines-in-france-5769583 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeutsche-windtechnik-sarl-to-maintain-vestas-wind-turbines-in-france-5769583 Deutsche Windtechnik’s French unit has secured new contracts to offer maintenance services for Danish company Vestas’ V90 wind turbines for the first time. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Socotec, Korea Electric Power Corporation, and Reliance Wind Turbine Installators Industries http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-socotec-korea-electric-power-corporation-reliance-wind-turbine-installators-industries-5770724 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-socotec-korea-electric-power-corporation-reliance-wind-turbine-installators-industries-5770724 Socotec has reached an agreement to acquire Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG) from 3i Group (3i) for £30m ($37.15m). Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Jeremias Helps BIM Designers http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/jeremias-chimney-systems/pressjeremias-help.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/filtration/jeremias-chimney-systems/pressjeremias-help.html Jeremias are pleased to announce that they are fully BIM Level 2 ready. Over the last two years Jeremias have been working towards a complete and innovative BIM Solution within the Autodesk REVIT Software with the help of the CADSPEC BIM Development … Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:17:00 GMT Xcel Energy proposes to add 3,380MW with 11 new windfarms in US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsxcel-energy-proposes-to-add-3380mw-with-11-new-wind-farms-in-us-5768605 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsxcel-energy-proposes-to-add-3380mw-with-11-new-wind-farms-in-us-5768605 US-based electric services company Xcel Energy has proposed development of 11 new windfarms. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Good Energy signs deal with Dong Energy to add offshore wind to energy mix http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgood-energy-signs-deal-with-dong-energy-to-add-offshore-wind-to-energy-mix-5769800 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgood-energy-signs-deal-with-dong-energy-to-add-offshore-wind-to-energy-mix-5769800 UK-based renewable company Good Energy has signed a new agreement with Danish firm Dong Energy to bring offshore wind for its customers. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Toshiba and Ormat begin commercial operation of 110MW geothermal facility in Indonesia http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstoshiba-and-ormat-begin-commercial-operation-on-110mw-geothermal-facility-in-indonesia-5768934 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstoshiba-and-ormat-begin-commercial-operation-on-110mw-geothermal-facility-in-indonesia-5768934 Japanese company Toshiba and US-based Ormat Technologies have confirmed the start of commercial operation for the first unit of 110MW Sarulla geothermal power plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Flue Gas Cleaning Systems http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/flue-gas-cleaning-systems/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/flue-gas-cleaning-systems/ Founded 1908 the Steuler Group operates worldwide with a portfolio of leading brands and innovative technologies in the fields of Industrial Linings and Equipment, Equipment Engineering / Environmental Engineering, Pool Construction and Tiles. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:44:00 GMT ATS Panels in Sites with Unstable Electricity Grids http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/gensets/ats-panels-in-sites-with-unstable-electricity-grids/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/gensets/ats-panels-in-sites-with-unstable-electricity-grids/ The characteristics of the site in which an emergency generator set is to be installed as an alternative source of energy in the event of a main grid supply failure, determines to a great extent the choice of the switching system. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:43:00 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. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:21:00 GMT UAE PM inaugurates second phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar plant http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuae-pm-inaugurates-second-phase-of-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-plant-5768541 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuae-pm-inaugurates-second-phase-of-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-plant-5768541 United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice-President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has inaugurated the 200MW second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Digital twin: the living, breathing and failing virtual power plant http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredigital-twin-the-living-breathing-and-failing-virtual-power-plant-5742648/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredigital-twin-the-living-breathing-and-failing-virtual-power-plant-5742648/ The ‘digital twin’ concept promises to create an exact living, breathing and, importantly, failing like-for-like copy of a physical system in digital cyberspace. Patrick Kingsland asks Sham Chotai, chief technology officer at General Electric’s Power… Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Power infrastructure: who should foot the bill when maintenance fails? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurepower-infrastructure-who-should-foot-the-bill-when-maintenance-fails-5766150/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurepower-infrastructure-who-should-foot-the-bill-when-maintenance-fails-5766150/ San Diego Gas & Electric wants its ratepayers to cover 90% of the remaining costs it incurred when its fallen power lines caused three major brush fires in 2007, even though state investigations found that poor maintenance caused the power lines to f… Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Power Networks selects SPIE UK for Wood Pole Overhead Line framework http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-power-networks-selects-spie-uk-for-wood-pole-overhead-line-framework-5767868 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuk-power-networks-selects-spie-uk-for-wood-pole-overhead-line-framework-5767868 Multi-technical services provider SPIE UK has been awarded a Wood Pole Overhead Line framework by UK Power Networks to upgrade electrical infrastructure across East Anglia and South East England. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Siemens to supply turbines for two Belgian windpower projects http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-supply-wind-turbines-for-two-belgian-power-facilities-5767796 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-supply-wind-turbines-for-two-belgian-power-facilities-5767796 German company Siemens Wind Power has secured a new order from Belgian electricity company EDF Luminus for the delivery of turbines for projects in Belgium. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Floating Power Plants for Decentralised Power Generation http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplant/floating-power-plants-for-decentralised-power-generation/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplant/floating-power-plants-for-decentralised-power-generation/ Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) is a designer, turnkey contractor, operator and investor in medium to large-scale power plant systems. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:37:00 GMT Wärtsilä to Supply Power Plant to Saudi Arabia http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/wartsila/presswrtsil-to-supply-power-plant-to-saudi-arabia.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/wartsila/presswrtsil-to-supply-power-plant-to-saudi-arabia.html The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 38 MW power plant to a Saudi Arabian customer. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:51:00 GMT Power Project Engineering http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/recruitment/egyptrol-profile/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/recruitment/egyptrol-profile/ EGYPTROL was launched 1998 for providing electrical and control systems engineering services to foreign contracting firms operating in Egypt, utiliSing available Egyptian individuals' experiences. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:23:00 GMT