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 Construction phase of North Sea Global Tech I wind farm completed http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-phase-of-north-sea-global-tech-i-wind-farm-completed-4357701 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-phase-of-north-sea-global-tech-i-wind-farm-completed-4357701 The construction phase of Global Tech I wind farm, which is located 100km off the coast in the German North Sea, has been completed with the erection of all 80 AREVA turbines. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Suction bucket jacket installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in Germany http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuction-bucket-jacket-installed-at-borkum-riffgrund-1-offshore-wind-farm-in-germany-4358094 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssuction-bucket-jacket-installed-at-borkum-riffgrund-1-offshore-wind-farm-in-germany-4358094 DONG Energy has installed the first offshore wind Suction Bucket Jacket at its Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vestas to deliver nine wind turbines for Ylivieska Pajukoski project in Finland http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvestas-to-deliver-nine-wind-turbines-for-ylivieska-pajukoski-project-in-finland-4357954 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvestas-to-deliver-nine-wind-turbines-for-ylivieska-pajukoski-project-in-finland-4357954 Danish manufacturer and servicer of wind turbines Vestas has received orders for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines for the Ylivieska Pajukoski project in Finland from the Reconcept GmbH. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aarding Thermal Acoustics - Gas Turbine Exhaust Systems, Components, Dampers and Expansion Joints http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/aarding-thermal-acoustics/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/aarding-thermal-acoustics/ Aarding Thermal Acoustics is the centre of competence of the gas division in the Ceco Environmental Group. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:34:00 GMT Kato to Host Electrical and Mechanical Theory Course http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/kato/press-electrical-mechanical-theory-course.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/powerplantequip/kato/press-electrical-mechanical-theory-course.html Kato Engineering's GenSchool will be held in Mankato, Minnesota, US, from 19 to 21 May, 2015. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:20:00 GMT Chile inaugurates $300m windfarm to reduce dependence on fossil fuel http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschile-inaugurates-300m-windfarm-to-reduce-dependence-on-fossil-fuel-4356646 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newschile-inaugurates-300m-windfarm-to-reduce-dependence-on-fossil-fuel-4356646 Chile has inaugurated a $300m wind farm around 250 miles from the capital Santiago, as part of its strategy to cut down its dependence on fossil fuels and shift to renewable energy. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Take the power back – future utilities will need to empower customers http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuretake-the-power-back-future-utilities-will-need-to-empower-customers-4346798/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuretake-the-power-back-future-utilities-will-need-to-empower-customers-4346798/ As smart grids, solar panels and the internet of things settle in at home, a new breed of utility is evolving. From social media savvy marketing, to cost saving sales channels, the future of utilities is all about understanding and enabling the custo… Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ecuador becomes member in World Energy Council http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsecuador-becomes-member-in-world-energy-council-4356651 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsecuador-becomes-member-in-world-energy-council-4356651 Ecuador has officially has become a member country of the World Energy Council in Quito. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vatenfall, SWM install all 80 turbines in Germany’s offshore wind project DanTysk http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvatenfall-swm-install-all-80-turbines-in-germanys-offshore-wind-project-dantysk-4356658 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsvatenfall-swm-install-all-80-turbines-in-germanys-offshore-wind-project-dantysk-4356658 The offshore wind project DanTysk has achieved an important milestone, with the installation of the last of its 80 turbines. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Safway's QuikDeck® System Wins Téchne Prize http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/safway-services-llc/presssafways-quikdeck-system-wins-tchne-prize.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/safway-services-llc/presssafways-quikdeck-system-wins-tchne-prize.html Safway's QuikDeck Suspended Access System has won the 2014 Téchne Prize for technological innovation in civil construction. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:09:00 GMT Rubber-Lined Ball Sector Valves in Mining Applications http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/ball-sector-valves-in-mining-applications/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/ball-sector-valves-in-mining-applications/ Ramén has released a white paper describing the experiences in typical mining applications where abrasive media are common and considered a challenge to manage. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:09:00 GMT Yingli Green Energy to supply multicyrstalline modules for four projects in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-green-energy-to-supply-multicyrstalline-modules-for-four-projects-in-uk-4356009 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsyingli-green-energy-to-supply-multicyrstalline-modules-for-four-projects-in-uk-4356009 Yingli Green Energy, a vertically integrated photovoltaicmodule manufacturer in the world, will supply multicyrstalline modules to Push Energy Ltd. for four large-scale PV power projects in the UK. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Indonesia passes long-awaited law to tap power from volcanoes http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindonesia-passes-long-awaited-law-to-tap-power-from-volcanoes-4355654 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsindonesia-passes-long-awaited-law-to-tap-power-from-volcanoes-4355654 The Parliament of Indonesia has passed a law that will enable the country to tap the power of its volcanoes, as part of its efforts to strengthen the geothermal energy industry. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Existing power plants will emit 300 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in their lifetime: study http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsexisting-power-plants-will-emit-300-billion-tonnes-of-carbon-dioxide-in-their-lifetime-study-4356078 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsexisting-power-plants-will-emit-300-billion-tonnes-of-carbon-dioxide-in-their-lifetime-study-4356078 The existing power plants worldwide will emit over 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in their lifetimes, according to a new study by Princeton University and the University of California-Irvine (UC Irvine). Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 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. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Healthcare savings trump the cost of halting climate change – so why the delay? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurehealthcare-savings-trump-the-cost-of-halting-climate-change-so-why-the-delay-4356743/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurehealthcare-savings-trump-the-cost-of-halting-climate-change-so-why-the-delay-4356743/ A detailed study by MIT has found the health cost savings of some climate change mitigation policies, such as cap-and-trade, greatly out-weigh the cost of the policy’s implementation. Will this new research influence leaders at this months’ UN Climat… Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) Power Plant, Mississippi http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kemper-county-integrated-gasification-combined-cycle-igcc-power-plant-mississippi/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kemper-county-integrated-gasification-combined-cycle-igcc-power-plant-mississippi/ Mississippi Power has set up an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant in Kemper County, Mississippi, US, in 2014. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:40:00 GMT ETD to Host P91 / 92 Course and Training Seminar http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/etd/pressetd-to-host-p9192-course-and-training-seminar.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/business/etd/pressetd-to-host-p9192-course-and-training-seminar.html ETD Consulting is holding a two-day P91 / 92 course from 14-15 October, followed by a two-day industry seminar from 16-17 October, titled 'Use and Abuse of P91 and P92'. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:43:00 GMT Siemens unveils first gas-insulated switchgear for HVDC applications http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-unveils-first-gas-insulated-switchgear-for-hvdc-applications-4354652 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssiemens-unveils-first-gas-insulated-switchgear-for-hvdc-applications-4354652 Siemens has unveiled the first compact gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) applications, which requires 95% less space compared to air-insulated unit. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Waldeck Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Station http://www.power-technology.com/projects/waldeck-hydroelectri/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/waldeck-hydroelectri/ Waldeck pumped-storage hydroelectric power station is situated on Lake Eder in the state of Hesse in central Germany. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT