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  • AMETEK Land Celebrates 70 Years at the Forefront of Technology

    AMETEK Land is celebrating 70 years of being at the forefront of that technology and is using its 70th anniversary year to build on its reputation for providing accurate and innovative temperature measurement solutions and investing in and creating new market- leading products that customers value.    As Justin Smith, Managing Director of AMETEK Land since 2015, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • DOE selects projects to develop sensors and controls for next-generation power plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy has selected seven projects to develop sensors and controls to support the full-scale implementation and operation of highly efficient power generation technologies with near-zero emissions. The total award value of the projects is nearly $7 million, which includes $1.4 million in cost-sharing from the recipients. The projects will be managed by the Office of Fossil ...

  • Siemens offers components for distributed power generation

    Siemens Industry Inc.'s Drive Technologies Division has launched a pilot program partnership with Boston-based Eastern Wind Power to test several new solutions for decentralized power generation in the small-mid range. Siemens will provide drive train solutions for small-scale or micro power generation projects between 30kW-900kW.  "This is an extremely fast moving business segment, and our ...

  • Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute

    The Obama Administration today announces the selection of North Carolina State University to lead a public-private manufacturing innovation institute for next generation power electronics. Supported by a $70 million Energy Department investment over five years as well as a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Statkraft upgrades renewable power generation in Norway

    Oslo, - Statkraft has decided to spend more than NOK 1 billion upgrading hydropower facilities. In western Norway, the new power plants Eiriksdal and Makkoren will replace older facilities, while Nedre Røssåga power plant in northern Norway will be modernised. "These investments will result in more renewable energy, increased security of supply and significant local, regional and ...


    By Statkraft

  • Coal will Generate 77 Percent of the flow control and treatment revenues in the $45 Billion Power Market

    In 2013 power plants around the world will invest over $45 billion in flow control and treatment equipment. Seventy-seven percent of this total will be utilized in coal-fired power plants. The next largest segment, which is gas turbines, will account for less than 10 percent of the total. These are the conclusions reached by aggregating the forecasts in a number of McIlvaine market reports ( ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Research and Markets: Control of Power Inverters for Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy. Wiley - IEEE

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b6srwv/control_of_power) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Control of Power Inverters for Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy. Wiley - IEEE" to their offering. This is a unique ...


  • Portable power and temperature control for disaster relief

    When disasters occur, the first thing with which most people are concerned is life. We seek to keep people alive by provide food, shelter, water, and medical supplies and attention as needed, depending upon the circumstances. Power loss during and after these events also leaves people at the mercy of temperatures, and this is an important detail to address once the ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • Larson Electronics Releases a Solar Powered Generator with Manual Crank Mast

    Leading supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered generator with a manual crank mast. This solar light tower includes 4 solar panels, a solar charging system, battery bank and a mast mounted on a trailer with outriggers and a removable tongue. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Advanced research projects selected to support development of next-generation power plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected four new research projects aimed at improving the efficiency, reliability, and environmental performance of power-generation systems that use coal, our Nation’s most abundant energy resource. The selected projects will address the central challenge of advanced near-zero emission energy systems: producing power in an efficient and environmentally ...

  • Eaton expands circuit breaker solutions for generator systems to support reliable power

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced the availability of new VCP-WG circuit breakers that are engineered for large generator applications and interrupt high fault currents of power systems. The circuit breakers were engineered in Pennsylvania and are the first circuit breakers specifically designed to protect high powered generators with up to 75 kiloampere (kA) interrupting ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Sempra Generation Contracts With PG&E for 150 MW of Solar Power

    Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant to Create 300 Construction JobsSAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/10 -- Sempra Generation today announced that, through a subsidiary, it has entered into a 20-year power-purchase agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) to sell 150 megawatts (MW) of solar power produced at its Mesquite Solar I project. Mesquite Solar I is the first phase of Sempra ...


  • Sempra Generation Completes Largest U.S. Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/10 -- Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today announced that it has completed construction on the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the U.S. The 48-megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar facility, located in Boulder City, Nev., about 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas, is now generating enough emission-free electricity to ...


  • North America industrial wastewater series—Power generation industry

    Equipment for Cooling Tower, Boiler Blowdown, and FGD Purge Streams to Optimize Water Use The power generation industry is the most water-intensive industry in North America. The droughts that some US states have faced present critical challenges for this industry. Facilities must now consider ways of lowering water consumption while ensuring that wastewater meets EPA regulations. This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Eaton Helps New Hampshire’s Largest Electric Utility Optimize Power Generation

    Power management company Eaton today announced it provided Public Service of New Hampshire with engineering services and power distribution equipment for an electrical equipment replacement at its Amoskeag hydroelectric station. The project will support reliable power generation at the facility and coincided with planned system maintenance to minimize downtime. The station is located on the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Distributed Energy Generation Attracting More Industrial Power Users

    FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 19, 2011/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. presents a new market research report "Industrial Distributed Generation" by Pike Research. (For more information: ...

  • Coal-fired Power Generators have lots of “Clean” opportunities

    In many Asian localities coal will be the only near term solution to create electricity, prosperity and health. In Japan, the U.S. and Europe coal will continue to provide much of the electricity for decades to come. Coal can be greener than any other form of generation. An example would be a system which uses 70% coal and 30% biomass and is producing CO2 which is injected to enhance oil ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Diesel emergency generators made `greener` using emissions control technology

    In today’s “green” economy, there’s a dirty little secret hiding behind many hospitals, colleges and data storage centers. It’s the diesel emergency generator. Belching soot, hydrocarbons, and carbon monoxide, diesel exhaust created by back-up generators is a proven cause of cardiovascular and pulmonary health problems. The National Air Toxics Assessment estimates the cancer risk from ...


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