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 BWSC and PensionDanmark Establish New Power Plant in UK http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-power/pressbwsc-and-pensiondanmark-establish-new-power-plant-in-uk.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-power/pressbwsc-and-pensiondanmark-establish-new-power-plant-in-uk.html BWSC and the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I with PensionDanmark have continued their successful joint venture with the creation of a second biomass-fired power plant in the UK. The investment in the Snetterton plant is DKK1.6bn. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:33:00 GMT ETD's Consulting and On-Site Services for Your 2015 Plant Outages http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/etd/press2015-plant-outages.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/etd/press2015-plant-outages.html ETD has a global reputation for providing expert Power and Process Plant Integrity and Asset Management Services. Don't take our word for it, see what our clients and project partners have to say. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:29:00 GMT ICDON's Guide for Reliability Driven Maintenance Organisations Part III http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressicdon-guide-maintenance-organisations.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/pressicdon-guide-maintenance-organisations.html To achieve results-orientated reliability and maintenance, plants must realise that production is a partnership between operations, maintenance, stores and engineering. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:37:00 GMT India to construct $1.04bn 900MW hydropower project in Nepal http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindia-to-construct-104bn-900mw-hydro-power-project-in-nepal-4451411 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindia-to-construct-104bn-900mw-hydro-power-project-in-nepal-4451411 Nepal has signed a project development agreement (PDA) with India for construction of a $1.04bn Arun III hydropower plant. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Areva secures contract for Alpha Ventus wind farm offshore Germany http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsareva-secures-contract-for-alpha-ventus-wind-farm-offshore-germany-4451093 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsareva-secures-contract-for-alpha-ventus-wind-farm-offshore-germany-4451093 Areva has signed an agreement to provide service and maintenance for its six 5MW wind turbines at the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm in Germany. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Yingli Solar to supply solar panels for 300MW solar park in France http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-solar-to-supply-solar-panels-for-300mw-solar-park-in-france-4451514 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-solar-to-supply-solar-panels-for-300mw-solar-park-in-france-4451514 Solar power manufacturer Yingli Solar has signed an agreement to supply 120MW of YGE 72 Cell solar panels for a 300MW project that will be developed by Neoen in the south-western part of France. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Medium-Voltage Instrument Transformers http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/medium-voltage-instrument-transformers/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/medium-voltage-instrument-transformers/ Instrument transformers are transformers, which convert high currents or voltages into measurable and standardised currents or voltages, which are proportional and in-phase to the primary signal. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:54:00 GMT Australian Pipeline Valve Products are Available from Midwest Valves & Controls http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/valves/midwest-valves/pressaustralian-pipeline-midwest-valves.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/valves/midwest-valves/pressaustralian-pipeline-midwest-valves.html Midwest Valves & Controls now distributes Australian Pipeline Valve® products. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:27:00 GMT Adani Power to acquire 600MW Korba West Power project from Avantha Power http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadani-power-to-acquire-600mw-korba-west-power-project-from-avantha-power-4449995 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsadani-power-to-acquire-600mw-korba-west-power-project-from-avantha-power-4449995 Adani Power (APL) has entered a binding agreement with Avantha Power and Infrastructure (APIL) for the purchase of 600MW Korba West Power (KWPCL) unit for more than INR42bn ($680m). Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Angra-3 PWR Nuclear http://www.power-technology.com/projects/angranuclear/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/angranuclear/ The 1,405MWe Angra-3 PWR nuclear reactor project is on again. The Brazilian Government has announced plans to complete the reactor, which will work alongside the other two at Angra, which is between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT World powers and Iran agree to seven-month extension of nuclear programme talks http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsworld-powers-and-iran-agree-for-seven-month-extension-over-nuclear-program-talks-4450177 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsworld-powers-and-iran-agree-for-seven-month-extension-over-nuclear-program-talks-4450177 Six world powers and Iran have agreed to a seven-month extension for negotiations over the Iranian nuclear programme. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT SunEdison and Renova Energia form JV for 1GW solar PV development in Brazil http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-renova-energia-form-jv-1gw-solar-pv-development-brazil-4449724 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssunedison-renova-energia-form-jv-1gw-solar-pv-development-brazil-4449724 Solar power manufacturer SunEdison has formed a joint venture (JV) with Brazilian renewable energy firm Renova Energia to develop, own and operate 1GW of utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy for the regulated electricity market in the South A… Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT South Korea to build four nuclear power plants by 2022 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouth-korea-to-build-four-nuclear-power-plants-by-2022-4448606 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouth-korea-to-build-four-nuclear-power-plants-by-2022-4448606 South Korea plans to build two new nuclear power plants by 2017, with another two to be built by 2022 as part of its effort to boost nuclear power, which currently meets one-third of the country's power requirements. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Aberdeenshire, Scotland http://www.power-technology.com/projects/clashindarroch-wind-farm-aberdeenshire-scotland/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/clashindarroch-wind-farm-aberdeenshire-scotland/ Clashindarroch Wind Farm is a 36.9MW onshore renewable power project being developed by Vattenfall in Clashindarroch Forest near Huntly in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scotland to establish wave energy technology development body http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsscotland-to-set-up-wave-energy-technology-development-body-4448810 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsscotland-to-set-up-wave-energy-technology-development-body-4448810 The Scottish Government has announced its plans to set up a wave energy technology development body in an effort to encourage innovation in the industry. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Siemens receives power equipment order for 869MW Oregon Clean Energy Center in US http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-receives-power-equipment-order-for-869mw-oregon-clean-energy-center-in-us-4448286 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-receives-power-equipment-order-for-869mw-oregon-clean-energy-center-in-us-4448286 German power manufacturer Siemens has received an order from Black & Veatch for delivery of Power Island equipment for the 869MW Oregon Clean Energy Center (OCEC), located in Oregon city of Ohio, US. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK nuclear waste – where it’s generated, contained, transported and stored http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureuk-nuclear-waste-where-its-generated-contained-transported-and-stored-4424402/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureuk-nuclear-waste-where-its-generated-contained-transported-and-stored-4424402/ It will be decades before the UK Government builds a long-term storage for the country’s radioactive nuclear waste; but where is this waste produced, contained, transported and stored in the interim, and just how much of it is there? Via an interacti… Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Blue Creek Wind Farm, Ohio http://www.power-technology.com/projects/blue-creek-wind-farm-ohio/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/blue-creek-wind-farm-ohio/ Blue Creek Wind Farm is an onshore wind farm situated in Van Wert and Paulding Counties, north-west Ohio, US. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System http://www.power-technology.com/projects/ivanpahsolarelectric/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/ivanpahsolarelectric/ The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS) is located in San Bernardino County of California's Mojave Desert in the US. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT New heights: the role of high-altitude wind turbines in future power generation http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurenew-heights-the-role-of-high-altitude-wind-turbines-in-future-power-generation-4379252/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurenew-heights-the-role-of-high-altitude-wind-turbines-in-future-power-generation-4379252/ MIT spin-off Altaeros Energies has created the BAT – the Buoyant Airborne Turbine, found within a helium-filled shell, and able to float 1,000 feet above ground. Ross Davies talks to co-founder and CEO, Ben Glass, about how the project was conceived,… Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT