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Siemens Successfully Installs First North Sea Platform

• HelWin1 North Sea platform will supply more than 500,000 households with wind power • Commissioning of grid connection HelWin1 on schedule for 2014 • More than 100 employees performing installation at sea Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. HelWin1 will link the...

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GE's 6F Gas Turbines to Help Power Bangladesh, Adding Nearly 200 Megawatts of Electricity
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GE's 6F Gas Turbines to Help Power Bangladesh, Adding Nearly 200 Megawatts of Electricity

• GE to Supply China Chengda Engineering Co., Ltd. with Two 6F Gas Turbines for Installation at Bhola, Bangladesh • First Advanced F-Class Gas Turbine-Generator Installation in Bangladesh in This Megawatt Range • New Project Builds on GE’s Growing Presence in the Region DHAKA, BANGLADESHÂ- – GE (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract to supply two 6F gas turbine-generators that will...

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LucidPipe Power System from Lucid Energy Selected for the Sustainia100 Top Sustainable Solutions

LucidPipe™ in-conduit hydropower system has been named to the global Sustainia list of the 100 most promising and innovative solutions at the forefront of sustainability. Portland, OR, USA – Lucid Energy today announced that its flagship product, the LucidPipe™ Power System, has been named to the Sustainia100 for its positive social, economic and environmental impact on local communities....

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GE Power Conversion Helps to Electrify Railway Connection between Poland and Germany with Decentralized Converter Station Lohsa for Deutsche Bahn - DB Energie Gmbh

• Project includes New Application for Converter Technology, Using Static Frequency Converters to Directly Feed the Catenary Lines • GE Technology Improves Reliability and Efficiency • GE Will Provide Advanced Transformer-Less Solution on the Railway Side PARISÂ- – GE's Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract with Deutsche Bahn – DB Energie GmbH to supply a...

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Metso-Supplied Finland's Largest Pellet-Fired Heating Plant Produces Environmentally Friendly Energy in Tampere

Finland's largest pellet-fired heating plant, which was supplied by Metso to Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy, Tampere, is based on a technological solution that is the first of its kind in the country. It will bring new opportunities to gear the structure of Finnish district heat production towards the goals of sustainable development. Previously, peak load plants have been using fossil fuels...

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Vibration Sensors feature radiation-resistant design.

By monitoring vibration in nuclear power plants, Wilcoxon 793R Series helps ensure continuous power generation and safety for personnel and equipment. Radiation-hardened units can tolerate cumulative radiation exposure of 1 x 107 RADs and can operate up to 248°F.Â- To ensure reliable data output, Wilcoxon J9T2 cable assemblies feature Tefzel® coating for high energy...

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GE Awarded US$620 Million Services Contract in Australia for QGC

• Innovative Technology Services Key to Long-Term Plant Reliability • QGC Building the World's First Facility to Turn Coal Seam Gas into LNG • GE Regional, Global Resources to Support Project BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE), a leading supplier of equipment and services for liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects worldwide, has received a US$620 million, 22-year contractual...

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World's Largest Biomass Gasification Plant Inaugurated in Vaasa - Plant Supplied by Metso

Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has inaugurated the world's largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th. Vaskiluodon Voima's plant is ground-breaking in many ways, as this is the first time in the world that biomass gasification is being adopted on such a large scale for...

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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.  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.  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.  The value of the order is approximately EUR...

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