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 Damaged Generator Rotors: The Economical and Logistical Benefits of Repair Over Scrappage http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/asset-lifespan/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/asset-lifespan/ Many would agree that one of the worst possible electrical failure mechanisms on a generator rotor is a motoring event while the rotor is at a standstill. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:35:00 GMT Quartzelec Experiences Increase in Demand for Consultancy and Maintenance Services http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/quartzelec/pressdemand-services.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/quartzelec/pressdemand-services.html Quartzelec has experienced a large increase in demand from across North and South America for its expert rotating electrical machines support services. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:14:00 GMT Fortum in discussion with E.ON to buy stake in Uniper for €3.76bn http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfortum-in-discussion-with-eon-to-buy-stake-in-uniper-for-376bn-5932331 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfortum-in-discussion-with-eon-to-buy-stake-in-uniper-for-376bn-5932331 Finland-based clean energy company Fortum has revealed that it is in advanced discussions to acquire E.ON’s 46.65% stake in German energy company Uniper for around €3.76bn. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Kalpataru Power Transmission, Maxwell Technologies, NextEra Energy Partners http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kalpataru-power-transmission-maxwell-technologies-nextera-energy-partners-5930757 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kalpataru-power-transmission-maxwell-technologies-nextera-energy-partners-5930757 Kalpataru Power Transmission plans to raise Rs1bn ($15.57m) through a private placement of 8.11% unsecured, redeemable, taxable, non-convertible debentures (NCD) due on 27 September 2022. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Eaton receives new US DOE funding to advance hydropower projects http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseaton-receives-new-us-doe-funding-to-advance-hydropower-projects-5932555 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseaton-receives-new-us-doe-funding-to-advance-hydropower-projects-5932555 US-based power management company Eaton has secured funding from the US Department of Energy (US DOE) to install new hydropower generation solutions on dams and waterways. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Kutahya Porselen Sanayi, Banpu Infinergy, Itron http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-kutahya-porselen-sanayi-banpu-infinergy-itron-5930767 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-kutahya-porselen-sanayi-banpu-infinergy-itron-5930767 Kutahya Porselen Sanayi has reached an agreement to acquire Kiraz Enerji Yatirim Uretim ve Ticaret from Turkerler Insaat Turizm Madencilik Enerji Uretim Ticaret ve Sanayi for $10m. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Power Technology: Issue 90 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-90-5922282/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-90-5922282/ In this issue: In this issue: Industrial beauty, trouble for Toshiba nuclear, a seawater-freshwater hybrid, US states stand up for climate action, blockchain utility switching, new CCS material, and more Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:01:00 GMT Welding S304H and HR3C with R1 http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplantequip/welding-s304h-hr3c-r1/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/powerplantequip/welding-s304h-hr3c-r1/ In welding, austenitic and nickel-based materials such as S30H and HR3C tend to form hot cracks in the micro-structure range. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:37:00 GMT Reducing the Impact of Noise in Cogeneration http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/reducing-the-impact-of-noise-in-cogeneration/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/reducing-the-impact-of-noise-in-cogeneration/ Early detection and preventative measures can mitigate the health and environmental impacts of noise in Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications, writes Robert Lomax, sales director of Wakefield Acoustics. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:27:00 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, 21 Sep 2017 11:48:00 GMT Idcon-Equipment Reliability and Maintenance Management Consultants http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/idcon/ Idcon are reliability and maintenance consultants for the manufacturing industries. We educate, train, support implementation and provide consulting services for our clients in order to improve overall production reliability and lower manufacturing a… Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:57:00 GMT ENGIE and Abraaj Group to build new windpower platform in India http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsengie-and-abraaj-group-to-build-new-wind-power-platform-in-india-5931067 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsengie-and-abraaj-group-to-build-new-wind-power-platform-in-india-5931067 French electric utility ENGIE has partnered with Abraaj Group to develop a wind platform in India. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Siemens Gamesa to supply 28 turbines for Arauco wind complex in Argentina http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-gamesa-to-supply-28-turbines-for-arauco-wind-complex-in-argentina-5931232 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-gamesa-to-supply-28-turbines-for-arauco-wind-complex-in-argentina-5931232 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a contract from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM to deliver 28 turbines for Phase III and IV of the Arauco wind complex. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT BWSC Finishes Installation of the Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-construction/presssnetterton-plant-installation.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-construction/presssnetterton-plant-installation.html BWSC has finished constructing the Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant, based in Norfolk, UK. The installation was completed as part of a joint venture (JV) involving BWSC, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, and PensionDanmark. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:53:00 GMT BWSC Completes Construction of Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplant/bwsc-power/presssnetterton-renewable-plant.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplant/bwsc-power/presssnetterton-renewable-plant.html BWSC has taken part in the Snetterton Renewable Energy Plant installation, which was a joint venture (JV) also involving Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and PensionDanmark. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:34:00 GMT TAURON Polska Energia Chooses ESI Eurosilo's Storage Facility for its 910MW Power Unit http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/esi/presstauron-polska-energy.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/materials/esi/presstauron-polska-energy.html TAURON Polska Energia is constructing a new 910MW power unit in the southern Polish city of Jaworzno, and has chosen a Eurosilo as its system of choice to store the output of FGD-Gypsum. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:38:00 GMT Total to acquire 23% stake in EREN Renewable Energy for €237.5m http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstotal-to-acquire-23-stake-in-eren-renewable-energy-for-2375m-5930018 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newstotal-to-acquire-23-stake-in-eren-renewable-energy-for-2375m-5930018 France-based oil company Total has entered an agreement to purchase an indirect interest of 23% in EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE) for €237.5m. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT EGPB begins operation of two solar parks in Brazil http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsegpb-begins-operation-of-546mw-solar-parks-in-brazil-5929881 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsegpb-begins-operation-of-546mw-solar-parks-in-brazil-5929881 Enel’s renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) has started operation of two solar photovoltaic (PV) facilities. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply turbines for 860MW Triton Knollproject http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmhi-vestas-offshore-wind-to-supply-turbines-for-860mw-triton-knollproject-5930044 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsmhi-vestas-offshore-wind-to-supply-turbines-for-860mw-triton-knollproject-5930044 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred turbine supplier for the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore windpower project, which will developed under a 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Innogy Renewables UK (innogy) and Statkraft. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT LNG Continues to Create New Business Opportunities http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/wartsila/presslng-business-opportunities.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/wartsila/presslng-business-opportunities.html The rapid emergence of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel source is creating new and exciting business opportunities in a wide variety of areas. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:22:00 GMT