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 Image Messaging From the Control Room to the Field http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/image-messaging/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/image-messaging/ The speed, fullness and accuracy of information communicated from the control room to the field are undoubtedly a key success factor in many emergency situations. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:22:00 GMT Your Hermetic Transformer Will Never Be Alone http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/your-hermetic-transformer-will-never-be-alone/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/switchgear/your-hermetic-transformer-will-never-be-alone/ The mission of TECSYSTEM® is, from 35 years, to offer innovative products for the protection and monitoring of electrical machines, using the most current technologies; especially of transformers of various sizes and power ratings, are they encapsula… Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:54:00 GMT Climeon, IF Technology partner for geothermal energy generation in Netherlands http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsclimeon-if-technology-partner-geothermal-energy-generation-netherlands-4809535 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsclimeon-if-technology-partner-geothermal-energy-generation-netherlands-4809535 Swedish start-up Climeon and Dutch firm IF Technology are partnering to use low heat power generation technology for geothermal projects in the Netherlands. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Northern Powergrid secures £250m loan from EIB to upgrade electricity distribution infrastructure http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-powergrid-secures-250m-loan-eib-upgrade-electricity-distribution-infrastructure-4809464 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-powergrid-secures-250m-loan-eib-upgrade-electricity-distribution-infrastructure-4809464 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a loan of £250m to support Northern Powergrid in refurbishing the power network in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT India’s BHEL secures $513m order for two 800MW boilers from NTPC http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindias-bhel-secures-513m-order-two-800mw-boilers-ntpc-4809643 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindias-bhel-secures-513m-order-two-800mw-boilers-ntpc-4809643 India’s state-owned company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured a $513m order to provide two 800MW supercritical steam generators (boilers) to NTPC. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Hornsea Project One, North Sea http://www.power-technology.com/projects/hornsea-project-one-north-sea/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/hornsea-project-one-north-sea/ Hornsea Project One is an offshore wind farm proposed by DONG Energy that will be located off the Yorkshire coast within the Hornsea Zone in the southern North Sea. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:01:00 GMT Heat Exchangers and Coolers for Industrial Applications http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cooling/heat-exchangers-and-coolers-for-industrial-applications/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cooling/heat-exchangers-and-coolers-for-industrial-applications/ Luvata is a leading manufacturer of heat exchangers and coolers for a wide range of industrial process and applications. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:54:00 GMT QSI Consultancy Group-Commercial and Dispute Resolution Services http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/qsi/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/qsi/ QSI Consultancy Group (QSi) is a specialist consultancy providing principally commercial and dispute resolution services to the construction industry. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:49:00 GMT Shell Diala Safety Data Sheet http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/condition/shell-diala-safety-data-sheet/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/condition/shell-diala-safety-data-sheet/ A safety data sheet demonstrating the identification of the substance/preparation and company/undertaking. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:09:00 GMT Effectively Eliminating Water Contamination from Hydraulic and Lubricating Fluids http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/effectively-eliminating-water/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/effectively-eliminating-water/ Water is the most common and damaging contaminant found in hydraulic and lubricating systems. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:10:00 GMT ABB secures switchgear contract for new Kilgallioch windfarm in Scotland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-secures-switchgear-contract-new-kilgallioch-windfarm-scotland-4807694 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsabb-secures-switchgear-contract-new-kilgallioch-windfarm-scotland-4807694 Power and automation technologies group ABB has received a contract from ScottishPower Renewables to supply medium voltage (MV) switchgear, which will connect the wind turbines to the grid at new Kilgallioch windfarm in south-west Scotland. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT China’s Kaidi plans €1bn biofuel refinery in Kemi, Finland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschinas-kaidi-plans-1bn-biofuel-refinery-kemi-finland-4807774 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschinas-kaidi-plans-1bn-biofuel-refinery-kemi-finland-4807774 China’s bioenergy giant Kaidi has unveiled plans to construct a second-generation €1bn biofuel refinery in Ajos, Kemi, Finland. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dong Energy to sell 50% stake in 258MW UK wind farm for £660m http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdong-energy-sell-50-stake-258mw-uk-wind-farm-660m-4807708 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsdong-energy-sell-50-stake-258mw-uk-wind-farm-660m-4807708 Denmark-based Dong Energy has agreed to sell its 50% stake in 258MW offshore wind farm project Burbo Bank Extension in the UK, for approximately £660m. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Watts Bar 2 Nuclear Power Plant, Tennessee http://www.power-technology.com/projects/wattsbartwo/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/wattsbartwo/ The much-delayed 1,150MW Watts Bar 2 nuclear power plant in Tennessee, US, is scheduled to become operational in 2016. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Canada’s Algonquin Power to buy Missouri-based Empire District for $2.4bn http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscanadas-algonquin-power-buy-missouri-based-empire-district-24bn-4806654 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newscanadas-algonquin-power-buy-missouri-based-empire-district-24bn-4806654 Canadian-based renewable energy and regulated utility Algonquin Power & Utilities (APUC) has agreed to acquire Empire District Electric Company in Missouri for approximately $2.4bn. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Fortis to buy US electric transmission firm ITC for $11.3bn http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfortis-buy-us-electric-transmission-firm-itc-11.3bn-4806836 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsfortis-buy-us-electric-transmission-firm-itc-11.3bn-4806836 Electric and gas utility firm Fortis has signed an agreement to acquire US-based independent electric transmission firm ITC Holdings, for approximately $11.3bn. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT An end to transience: Why energy needs a permanent workforce with Air Energi http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurean-end-to-transience-why-energy-needs-a-permanent-workforce-with-air-energi-4718789/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurean-end-to-transience-why-energy-needs-a-permanent-workforce-with-air-energi-4718789/ Global recruitment company Air Energi recently launched a dedicated division for permanent rather than transient workforce solutions. Elly Earls meets vice president of the new division Donna Chapman to find out what was behind this tactical move and… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT GMB urges UK Government to revoke closure of Rugeley Power Station http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgmb-urges-uk-government-revoke-closure-rugeley-power-station-4806263 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsgmb-urges-uk-government-revoke-closure-rugeley-power-station-4806263 Engie, one of the UK’s largest independent power producers, has announced the possible closure of its 1,000MW Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire, owing to a dwindling market condition for UK coal-fired power generation. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Malakoff’s Tanjung Bin Power Plant Project http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/malakoffs-tanjung-bin-project/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/malakoffs-tanjung-bin-project/ In coal fired power plants, wear and tear in PF (pulverised fuel) pipe lines is a painful maintenance issue. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:41:00 GMT Layher Allround Scaffolding http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/layher-allround-scaffolding/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/layher-allround-scaffolding/ The main use of the Layher Allround scaffolding system is for demanding scaffolding applications - where conventional scaffolding technology cannot be used optimally and economically. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:30:00 GMT