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CyboEnergy Wins Frost & Sullivan's 2017 Global Solar Inverter Technology Innovation Award

il y a 4 heures 41 min

CyboEnergy, Inc., (Rancho Cordova, CA), announced today that it was selected by Frost & Sullivan to receive the 2017 “Global Solar Inverter Technology Innovation Award”. The award recognizes CyboEnergy's achievements and excellence in innovation, leadership, and growth. CyboEnergy will be presented this award at Frost & Sullivan's Awards Gala to be held in Disney's Grand Hotel in Anaheim, California, on January 24, 2018. - - CyboEnergy CEO Dr. George Cheng said, “Our customers, partners, sh...

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New FDT Group Member Recognized for Fluid Control and Automation Expertise

il y a 8 heures 46 min

CKD, a leading manufacturer of fluid control instrumentation and automation solutions based in Komaki, Aichi, Japan, is the newest member of FDT Group. This independent, international, not-for-profit industry association consists of leading companies and organizations active in industrial automation and manufacturing. Its major purpose is to provide an open standard for enterprise-wide network and asset integration for seamless exchange of performance driven data. Founded in April 1943, C...

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GE Signs over $330M in Deals with Macquarie Capital - Techint Consortium to Provide Total Plant Services Solution for the Norte III Power Plant in Mexico

jeu, 01/18/2018 - 20:53

Aligning with Mexico's Ministry of Energy's National Electric System Development Program (PRODESEN) 2017-2030 plan,  GE's Power Services business  (NYSE: GE) signed long-term agreements with a consortium formed by  Macquarie  Capital and Techint valued at approximately over $330M. The Multi-Year Agreements (MYA), include two fully integrated contracts, including an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) agreement and a Contractual Service Agreement (CSA), these together will provide 25 years of t...

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GE Announces New President & CEO of Europe

mer, 01/17/2018 - 21:24

GE (NYSE: GE) today announces the appointment of Peter Stracar as President & CEO of GE's European region. He succeeds Mark Hutchinson who announced his retirement from GE effective Jan 1. Peter will report to Alex Dimitrief, President & CEO of GE's Global Growth Organization (GGO). Prior to his current role, Peter has been the CEO of GE Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since 2013, responsible for GE's growth strategy and leading a team of more than 20,000 people across manufacturing, sou...

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GE's On-Schedule Completion of Japan's Largest Ever Gas Turbine Upgrade Project to Help TEPCO Save $71 Million Annually on Fuel Costs

mar, 01/16/2018 - 17:05

–  GE's Power Services business  (NYSE: GE) announced today that its largest ever flange-to-flange (F2F) replacement project in Japan was successfully completed on time at Block 7 and Block 8 of TEPCO Fuel & Power's (TEPCO) Yokohama power plant in Japan, and is expected to save approximately $71 million in annual fuel costs. This project involved a total of eight gas turbines ranging from 9FA.01 to 9FA.03 models being upgraded to improve performance and reduce lifecycle cost for TEPCO. “O...

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Voith signs contract for Henan Tianchi pumped storage plant

lun, 01/15/2018 - 14:02

In December 2017, Henan Tianchi Pumped Storage Co., Ltd. (Tianchi PSP) and Voith Hydro Shanghai Co., Ltd. (VHS) signed a contract to purchase equipment at the Henan Tianchi pumped storage plant site. Voith will supply four 300 MW Francis reversible pump turbines and generators and also auxiliary equipment. The power plant will have a total installed capacity 1,200 MW. The rated head of the plant is 510 meters, and the rated speed of unit is 500 rev / min. Henan Tianchi pumped storage plan...

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China Adopts Leading Global Device Integration Technology as National Standard

ven, 01/12/2018 - 07:24

FDT Group™ today announced that a cooperative initiative undertaken by China's National TC124 On Industrial Process Measurement, Control and Automation of SAC (TC124/SAC); Instrumentation Technology and Economy Institute, P.R. China (ITEI); China Instrument Manufacturer Association (CIMA); Southwest University; and the FDT Professional Committee has resulted in an national standard for device integration based on industry-leading FDT® 2.0 technology. The Chinese GB/T 29618-2017 Field De...

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Robotic weeders: to a farm near you?

jeu, 01/11/2018 - 12:14

The future of weeding is here, and it comes in the form of a robot. The growing popularity of robotic weeders for specialty crops has grown partly out of necessity, says Steven Fennimore, an extension specialist at the University of California, Davis. Specialty crops are vegetables like lettuce, broccoli, tomatoes, and onions. They are not mass-produced like corn, soybeans, and wheat. The need for robotic weeders stems from two issues. One is a lack of herbicides available for use in spe...

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GE Power & Harbin Electric Announce Order for Langfang Gas Combined-Cycle Power Plant Project with SPIC

lun, 01/08/2018 - 19:26

Harbin Electric Corporation (HE) has awarded GE Power (NYSE: GE) an order for two  9F.05 gas turbines  for the State Power Investment Corporation's (SPIC) Langfang gas combined-cycle power plant project (“Langfang”). As GE Power's business partner in the region, HE will provide the steam turbines, generators and other auxiliary systems for the project. Upon completion, Langfang will generate approximately 800 megawatts (MW) of power using the latest cogeneration (CHP) technology. “With th...

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TechnipFMC Awarded Contract for the Statoil Snorre Expansion Project in the North Sea

jeu, 12/21/2017 - 12:17

TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract by Statoil for the Snorre Expansion Project. The Snorre Expansion contract covers the delivery of subsea production systems and includes 6 subsea templates and subsea production equipment. Snorre is located in the Tampen area of the North Sea and has been producing oil and gas since August 1992. Hallvard Hasselknippe, President Subsea Projects at TechnipFMC, commented: “TechnipFMC has delivered subsea...

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Leonardo Wins the National Award for Innovation with an Electric Tail Rotor for Helicopters to Reduce Environmental Impact

lun, 12/18/2017 - 20:29

- - • The winning project was developed within the European “Clean Sky” programme that is developing sustainable solutions for future air transport - • The groundbreaking technology is part of a programme to increase the use of electrical systems on aircraft; improving reliability, safety while reducing energy consumption and environmental impact - • Profumo: "Technological innovation is a necessary condition for growth and a decisive factor for sustainable and lasting development" - •...

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Work-Related Asthma, Vaccines and Identifying Respiratory Irritants and Asthma Triggers

jeu, 12/14/2017 - 17:02

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released information about a study the agency conducted that examined work-related asthma and the percentage of those with the condition who have received the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. The study was published in the  American Journal of Preventive Medicine. According to the agency, adults with asthma are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease and just 54% of adults with work-related asthma, asthma triggered by a...

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Sinomach executive visits COAG

mer, 12/13/2017 - 19:58

A delegation led by Liu Jingzhen, deputy general manager of China National Machinery Industry Co (Sinomach), recently visits China Ocean Aviation Group Limited (COAG). Zhang Zhen, general manager of COAG, reported to the delegation about the overall business performance of the group in 2017. Liu praised the progress in operations and development COAG made in 2017, and set forth the requirements for the current and next steps, pointing out that the group should study and implement the spiri...

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Toshiba Turbine Shipments Reach Milestone of 200,000MW

mar, 12/12/2017 - 16:29

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) today announced reaching a major milestone in its power systems business: the shipment of turbines with a cumulative 200,000 megawatts output capacity.  The total represents the achievements of Keihin Product Operations, Toshiba ESS's long-standing main manufacturing base in Yokohama, Japan, and of its only manufacturing facility outside of Japan, Chennai-based Toshiba JSW Power Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Toshiba JSW). The new rec...

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RDM reduces costs and improves quality and productivity on BM 3 after rebuild project with Voith

mar, 12/12/2017 - 14:53

- - • Extensive audit performed ahead of project planning - • Higher productivity and reduced use of resources - • Rebuild completed sooner than planned - - - An audit conducted with customer in the run-up to the project went a long way to ensuring that the rebuild on the BM 3 in Arnsberg was completed ahead of schedule. Not only did the close collaboration between the two companies deliver a three percent increase in productivity and an improvement in paper quality; the costs of the rebui...

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Three new wind turbines dot the Port of Hamburg's skyline

mar, 12/12/2017 - 00:03

Hamburg Energie, the city's municipal green electricity supplier, in partnership with ArcelorMittal Hamburg, has set up three new wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3 MW, on the steelmaker's site. The turbines, connected to the grid, increase the amount of renewable energy Hamburg generates and consolidates its position as Germany's wind capital.  - - The three wind turbines tower about 180 meters into the sky, the height of an average 54 storey building. With an equally impressive roto...

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GE Power, Egypt's EETC to connect 120 MW of wind power to national grid through extension of the Gabal El Zayt substation

lun, 12/11/2017 - 22:57

GE Power (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for the extension of the Gabal El Zayt 22/220 kilovolt (kV) Gas Insulated Substation, connecting an additional 120 megawatts (MW) of power to the national grid by the end of 2018. The extension will leverage GE Power's Grid Solutions portfolio, which includes GE's B105 220 kV gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), in addition to medium and low voltage systems, control and...

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Essex Closes $14.99 Million Capital Raise

mer, 12/06/2017 - 17:17

Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced today that the firm recently arranged a $14,986,000 term debt capital raise for two affiliated vegetable packing houses located in the Southeastern U.S. (the “Company”).  The new loan facilities allowed the Company to consolidate its debt structure at low rates while extending amortization and lowering monthly debt service.  Additional working capital was also generated from the recapitalization. Rob Swain, Essex President said, “The Company...

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HA technology now available at industry-first 64 percent efficiency

lun, 12/04/2017 - 21:39

GE Power (NYSE:GE) announced today that its largest and most efficient gas turbine,  the HA, is now available at more than 64 percent efficiency in combined cycle power plants, higher than any other competing technology today. This milestone is achieved largely due to GE's advances in additive manufacturing and combustion breakthroughs through constant innovation, coming just 18 months after  GE set a world record with the HA  for powering the world's most efficient combined-cycle power pl...

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Essex Raises $10.0 Million Term Debt Financing

ven, 12/01/2017 - 18:23

Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced today that the firm recently arranged a $10,000,000 term debt capital raise for Anderson Hydra Platforms, Inc. and Anderson Crane & Bridge Technologies, Inc. (“Anderson” or the “Company”), affiliated companies in the business of manufacturing, selling and leasing under-bridge access platform cranes ( http://www.inspectabridge.com ). A deteriorating infrastructure system in the United States has led to rapid growth in demand for Anderson's cra...

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