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Press Releases

Gas Turbines and Operation of Gas Turbines 2017
Every two years, VGB PowerTech e.V. invites plant operators, manufacturers, insurers, authorities and experts in the R&D field to intensify the exchange of experience, knowledge and ideas through presentations and extensive discussion of current issues relating to gas turbines and the operation of gas turbines.

Six 'Single-Piece' Diverter Dampers on the Run
STEJASA has successfully delivered six 'single-piece' diverter dampers and guillotines.

L3 MAPPS to Supply Digital Control Computer System Hardware for Bruce Unit 6, Supporting Life Extension and Continued Low-Cost Nuclear Power
L3 MAPPS announced today that it has won a contract from Bruce Power to replace the existing Bruce B Unit 6 Digital Control Computer (DCC) system with all-new hardware.

BOA Awarded Flex Hose and Expansion Joints Contract for 24 H-class Gas Turbines
BOA is proud to announce the award of a contract to supply 24 sets of flexible hoses for the fuel distribution system (FDS) and 24 sets of pressure balanced expansion joints for the secondary air system (SAS) of H-class gas turbines to be delivered in a period starting in February 2016 until summer 2017.

TWB SA Develop New Series of Auxillary Power Transformers
TWB SA, a company with many decades of experience in the manufacturing of instrument transformers up to 36 kV, has developed a new series of Auxiliary Power Transformers for indoor applications, for operating voltage up to 20kV, secondary voltage up to 400 V and output power up to 10kVA.

White Papers

Security on Smart Grids
In today's utility industry, Smart Grids are a key topic, with most utilities having already migrated, or in the process of migrating over to a distributed Ethernet network to interconnect...

TCT Depot Insert
TransCanada (TCT) is a licensed, independent service provider for the overhaul, repair and maintenance or aeroderivative industrial gas...

Package Power Parts Brochure
TransCanada Turbines (TCT) Package Power Parts is committed to meeting the needs of our customers and providing the best customer service....

Innovative Cleaning and Waste Management Solutions
Formed in 1985, Sureclean is an established international service contractor providing specialist and innovative solutions to the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Renewable, Utilities, Civil...

Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Matting
In many industries, employees are required to work or stand in one spot for extended periods of time. The strain and stress applied to the neck, legs, and lower back can be directly linked to...

Features

Building smart grids in the UK: Brexit clouds the bigger picture
The UK Government hopes that smart grids will pave the way towards a renewable energy future. But is it prepared to level the playing field with fossil fuels, and could Brexit throw a spanner in the works? Nnamdi Anyadike investigates.

Asia takes the lead on nuclear development
A new World Nuclear Association report has emphasised the strength of nuclear innovation and development in Asia. In 2015, nine of the ten reactors that came online were in East Asia, and there are already dozens more in the works.

On target: the New Development Bank and BRICS renewable goals
Set up by the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – the New Development Bank provides energy investment targets for some of the biggest energy consumers on the planet. But are these targets proving successful in encouraging the development of a greener energy sector?

Power linking India: the high voltage power set to span the country
ABB and POWERGRID are building one of the longest power links in India, which will bring reliable power to 80 million people. But in a country struggling to modernise its energy sector, cut emissions, and bring electricity to a quarter of its population, how big a step is this? And who stands to benefit from this massive project?

3D printing is changing manufacturing at Siemens as turbine blades prove a success
Siemens have 3D printed a gas turbine blade, and successfully load tested it at demanding speeds and temperatures. It’s a big step forward for the use of Additive Manufacturing in the energy sector, but will it usher in more commonplace 3D printing?

Projects

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm
The Galloper offshore wind farm will be located 27km off the Suffolk Coast in the Thames Estuary, UK.

St. Charles Power Station, Louisiana
The St. Charles Power Station is a new 980MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant under construction in St. Charles Parish, approximately 48km west of New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

Lynemouth Biomass Power Station, Northumberland
Located in the Northumberland coastal community of Lynemouth, Ashington, UK, the Lynemouth thermal power station operated until 1972 on coal fuel.

Tees Renewable Energy Plant, Teesside
Tees Renewable Energy Plant (Tees REP) is a 299MW biomass-powered, combined heat and power (CHP) plant proposed by MGT Teesside, a wholly owned subsidiary of MGT Power.

Great Western Wind Project, Oklahoma
The 225MW Great Western wind project in Woodward and Ellis counties in Oklahoma, US, is developed, owned and operated by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles.

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