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. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:43:00 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, 08 Dec 2016 16:16:00 GMT As our carparks turn electric, at what point should big oil begin to worry? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureas-our-carparks-turn-electric-at-what-point-should-big-oil-begin-to-worry-5691930/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureas-our-carparks-turn-electric-at-what-point-should-big-oil-begin-to-worry-5691930/ At this year’s World Energy Congress, Shell New Energies Director Maarten Wetselaar told the audience that widespread electric vehicle use could spell the end for oil. The tipping point, he reckons, is 50 million electric cars – but would that really… Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:11:00 GMT Future Power Technology: Issue 81 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-81-5691862/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-81-5691862/ In this issue: The US sponsors India’s move into nuclear, the Dutch coal strategy, South Africa's booming wind power market, smart solar devices helping poor communities, COP22, how energy utility firms are losing out on customer service, and more. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:03:00 GMT South Africa's first independent landfill gas generation project begins operation http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouth-africas-first-independent-landfill-gas-generation-project-begins-operation-5690833 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newssouth-africas-first-independent-landfill-gas-generation-project-begins-operation-5690833 The first independent landfill gas-to-power project in Johannesburg has begun operations, marking an achievement in the Department of Energy’s renewable electricity independent power procurement programme (REIPPP). Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Atlantis’ first MeyGen tidal turbine starts operating at full power http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsatlantis-first-meygen-tidal-turbine-starts-operating-at-full-power-5690870 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsatlantis-first-meygen-tidal-turbine-starts-operating-at-full-power-5690870 Global tidal power generation company Atlantis has announced that the first Andritz Hydro Hammerfest turbine (TTG1) began full power operations at the MeyGen project site in Pentland Firth, UK. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Balloki Combined Cycle Power Project http://www.power-technology.com/projects/balloki-combined-cycle-power-project/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/balloki-combined-cycle-power-project/ Balloki combined-cycle power plant is being developed in the Kasur district of Punjab, Pakistan. The 1.2GW project is being developed by the Government of Pakistan through the National Power Park Management Company Limited (NPPMCL), which is the hold… Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Intelligent Switching to Guarantee Continuous Electrical Power Supply to Hotels in Algeria http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/pressintelligent-switching-to-guarantee-continuous-electrical-power-supply-to-hotels-in-algeria.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/gensets/himoinsa-power/pressintelligent-switching-to-guarantee-continuous-electrical-power-supply-to-hotels-in-algeria.html HIMOINSA has designed a complex triple switching system that connects to three different power supply networks and is capable of optimising the hours of operation of the generator sets that guarantee the emergency power supply of important hotel reso… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:20:00 GMT Package Power Parts http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/package-power-parts/ http://www.power-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/operations/package-power-parts/ TCT Package Power Parts is committed to meeting the needs of our customers and providing the best customer service. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:13:00 GMT Raytheon to develop technologies to protect US power grid against cyber attack http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-develop-technologies-to-protect-us-power-grid-against-cyber-attack-5689938 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-develop-technologies-to-protect-us-power-grid-against-cyber-attack-5689938 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded multiple contracts to Raytheon BBN Technologies to improve cybersecurity for the US power grid infrastructure. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT EBRD to announce €400m new financing for sustainable energy projects in Turkey http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsebrd-to-announce-400m-new-financing-for-sustainable-energy-projects-in-turkey-5689914 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsebrd-to-announce-400m-new-financing-for-sustainable-energy-projects-in-turkey-5689914 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to offer €400m in new financing for small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT OWC to offer consultancy services to a Taiwanese renewables firm http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsowc-to-offer-consultancy-services-to-a-taiwanese-renewables-firm-5689943 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsowc-to-offer-consultancy-services-to-a-taiwanese-renewables-firm-5689943 UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has been selected by an undisclosed Taiwanese renewables company to provide consultancy services. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UKPN reveals results of grid-scale battery storage project trial in UK http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsukpn-reveals-results-of-grid-scale-battery-storage-project-trial-in-uk-5688697 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsukpn-reveals-results-of-grid-scale-battery-storage-project-trial-in-uk-5688697 UK Power Networks has revealed the results of a two-year trial on the first 6MW/10MWh grid-scale battery storage project. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT EIB to provide €190m loan for Lietuvos Energija’s new CHP plant in Lithuania http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseib-to-provide-190m-loan-for-lietuvos-energijas-new-chp-plant-in-lithuania-5688677 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newseib-to-provide-190m-loan-for-lietuvos-energijas-new-chp-plant-in-lithuania-5688677 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €190m loan to Lithuania’s state-controlled energy holding company Lietuvos Energija for the greenfield construction of a new combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Vilnius. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK's Dulas contracted to offer design services for several Irish solar projects http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuks-dulas-contracted-to-offer-design-services-for-several-irish-solar-projects-5688706 http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsuks-dulas-contracted-to-offer-design-services-for-several-irish-solar-projects-5688706 UK-based renewable energy advisor Dulas has been contracted to provide detailed design services for a number of major ground mount solar developers in Ireland. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT November's top stories: Panda Patriot station commissioned and LS Power to buy portfolio http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-panda-patriot-station-commissioned-ls-power-to-buy-power-portfolio-5688006/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-panda-patriot-station-commissioned-ls-power-to-buy-power-portfolio-5688006/ Panda Power Funds has commissioned new 829MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle facility, LS Power Equity Advisors has entered into an agreement with TransCanada Corporation to acquire around 3,950MW of generation resources in Northeastern US. Power-te… Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BWSC-Service, Operation and Maintenance of Power Plants http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-construction/ http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/operations/bwsc-construction/ Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) is a leading provider and operator of diesel, combined cycle and biomass power plants designed and built to custom. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:14:00 GMT Ventx Maintains Steady Order Book Through Recession http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/ventx/press1.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/noise/ventx/press1.html Vent silencers are always one of the items to be order on most large projects. With many projects re-starting after global economic slow-down it will still be a few months before customers start to look at ordering new silencers. At Ventx we have,… Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:44:00 GMT BlueCielo Meridian360 Portal Provides Key Engineering Capabilities to Solve Complex Challenges http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/condition/bluecielo-solutions/pressbluecielo-meridian360-power.html http://www.power-technology.com/contractors/condition/bluecielo-solutions/pressbluecielo-meridian360-power.html <noindex>Discover the solution that leverages the power of BlueCielo Meridian in combination with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to improve engineering collaboration and reduce costs.</noindex> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:29:00 GMT El Romero Solar Plant, Atacama http://www.power-technology.com/projects/el-romero-solar-plant-atacama/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/el-romero-solar-plant-atacama/ El Romero is a 246MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant being developed in the Vallenar municipality in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT