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GNF Delivers Accident Tolerant Fuel Assemblies for Plant Installation

WILMINGTON, North Carolina—February 8, 2018—Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) today announced that it has manufactured and shipped lead test assemblies of its IronClad and ARMOR accident tolerant fuel solutions to Southern Nuclear Operating Company for plant installation in early 2018. GNF is working with both Southern Nuclear and Exelon Generation to insert lead test assemblies utilizing […]

A vertical Kaplan turbine for the Russian hydropower plant Saratov weighs 314 metric tons.

Hydropower technology from Voith plays crucial role in Central Asia and the Caspian Sea region

Voith to be gold sponsor of congress and exhibition “Hydropower Caspian and Central Asia” in Georgia More than 150 projects realized in Central Asia and around the Caspian Sea In this region, technology from Voith supplies more than 95 million people with environmentally-friendly electricity Heidenheim, Germany. For more than 80 years, Voith has been building […]

Seeq Customers Share Success Stories on Advanced Analytics at ARC Industry Forum in Orlando

Presentations demonstrate how Seeq enables customers to get value from IIoT and process manufacturing data in oil & gas and energy industries. SEATTLE, February 7, 2018 – Seeq®, a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions, announced today that Pioneer Resources, Devon Energy, and Fisher Valves will present next week at the 22nd ARC Industry Forum […]

Valmet signs Value-Added Reseller agreement with RR Projects in Ireland

Valmet has signed a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) partnership agreement for power and process industry automation with RR Projects in Tullamore, Ireland, to go into effect immediately. Together, the two companies will be targeting Irish process industries in the utility sector, particularly power and water. Valmet will benefit from the capabilities of RR Projects to provide […]

ACWA Power Wins First Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Project in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (February 6, 2018) – ACWA Power, the Saudi, global leader in developing, constructing and operating power generation and desalination water plants in 11 countries, has won the Skaka IPP PV solar project, the first utility-scale renewable energy plant at the oil capital, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This plant is the first […]

Greensmith Energy’s Texas Waves Energy Storage Project Now Operational

Greensmith Energy, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has successfully completed two grid-scale energy storage systems in partnership with E.ON Climate & Renewables in Texas. The system already responded to the recent cold snap in Texas, delivering short-term energy to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The two 9.9-megawatt, short-duration Texas Waves storage […]

Babcock & Wilcox Initiates Executive Transition

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) announced today that it has appointed Leslie C. Kass to serve as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Jim Ferland will work closely with Ms. Kass, the management team and the Board in the role of Executive Chairman until he […]

BP invests in mobile electric vehicle charging company FreeWire to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP Ventures to invest $5 million in FreeWire, manufacturer of mobile rapid charging systems for electric vehicles BP to trial technology at selected retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018 Mobile system will allow flexible deployment of charging facilities while building understanding of fast-evolving market BP today announced that its venturing business has […]

A NEW HIGH-VOLTAGE INVERTER AND POWER OPTIMIZER SOLUTION LAUNCHING IN JAPAN’S PV MARKET BY OMRON AND SOLAREDGE

KYOTO, JAPAN — January 31, 2018 —SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG) and OMRON Corporation (“OMRON”) (HQ: Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto. President and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) are launching a new DC optimized inverter solution for Japan’s high-voltage PV market. OMRON will offer SolarEdge’s three-phase DC optimized inverter solution, consisting of inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring, for […]

Utilities ill-equipped to face increasingly disparate cybersecurity threat

100% of survey respondents say their cybersecurity function is not fit for purpose Utilities struggle to monitor their digital ecosystem more than all other sectors 85% of respondents say they don’t have a robust incident response program  LONDON, 31 JANUARY 2018. All utilities organizations surveyed in the latest EY Power and Utilities Global Information Security […]