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Rockwell Automation Wins $15M Process Order from Vadxx Energy

New plant will convert 60 tons-per-day of recyclable and non-recyclable plastic into higher value energy products MILWAUKEEÂ- – Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has won a $15 million engineering, procurement, construction and management contract from Vadxx Energy LLC for its first commercial-scale, plastic waste-to-synthetic crude energy facility in Akron, Ohio.Â-  The new plant will...

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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Facility, Unit 1 Achieved Its First Flux

Northbrook, IL – Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Facility, Unit 1 achieved its first flux.Â-  A solar flux is a unit of measurement for solar activity.Â-  With the use of heliostat mirrors, the sun's rays are absorbed and used as a source of energy to heat the boilers located on centralized solar r towers.Â-  Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating Facility is a solar thermal power...

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Metso to Supply Biomass Power Plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for Green Energy Production

Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & MiljÃ-¶ AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure supply of competitive district heating for the city and lower its CO2 emissions. The start-up of the plant is scheduled for the end of 2014.Â-  The value of the order is approximately EUR 25...

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ABB to Supply Control Solution for Supercritical Power Plant in India

Integrated control and instrumentation to ensure high levels of plant efficiency and availability Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India's largest power company, to supply an integrated control and instrumentation solution for the 2x660 megawatt (MW) super thermal power plant in the state...

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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation
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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation

In the amount of time it takes to set up a meeting to discuss just one design, engineers can now explore designs exponentially. Generative design has catalyzed a paradigm shift in product development. This shift not only drastically decreases the time it takes to design a product. It also opens the door to design options that might never have been imagined by engineers on their own.

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ABB Wins $30 Million Solar Power Plant Order in Spain

New substations and equipment to expand power grid and enhance reliability Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of...

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Siemens Energy Awarded Third Series of U.S. Contracts to Upgrade Power Plant Controls with Advanced I&C System

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Siemens Energy's Instrumentation & Electrical Business Unit has been awarded its third series of new contracts for its innovative SPPA-T3000 distributed control system in 2009. Each contract is for upgrading the control systems at United States power generating facilities located in Alabama, New Jersey and Ohio with the installation of the SPPA-T3000. Since the...

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Siemens Receives Additional U.S. Contracts to Upgrade Power Plant Controls with Advanced I&C System

February 19, 2009 Siemens Energy's Instrumentation & Electrical Business Unit has been awarded contracts from Arizona Public Service (APS), Granite Ridge Energy LLC and Constellation Energy to upgrade the controls at their respective power generating facilities with the installation of the Siemens Power Plant Automation T3000 (SPPA-T3000) system. The newly installed controls are expected to...

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Smart Grids Make Sustainable Cities
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Smart Grids Make Sustainable Cities

ABB and a consortium of partners in southern Germany are trying to create a sustainable power network, integrating clean energy generated by solar panels, wind turbines, fuel cells and other sources of distributed generation, and giving grid operators real-time information about supply and demand throughout the entire power network. Zurich, Switzerland, February 20, 2009 ---ABB is a partner in an...

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Power Pack provides portability.
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Power Pack provides portability.

Rechargeable power pack provides 12 Vdc power. Leak-proof, maintenance-free, lead-acid battery is suitable for powering tools, lighting, computers, and radio equipment. It offers built-in circuit breaker and cigarette lighter socket. Power pack comes in zippered nylon case with shoulder strap and belt loops, and includes 115 Vac charger. Heavy-duty model is also available.

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