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2014-04-12 08:20:04

BERWICK, Pa., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday (4/12) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While the reactor is shut down, workers will replace about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and complete a number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades. The plant also will be investing millions to upgrade equipment with state-of-the-art technology and to...

2014-04-11 08:21:41

COLUMBIA, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) was selected by Panda Power Funds to provide instructor-led training and GPiLEARN(TM) web-based training at three of their new natural gas power plants: one in Sherman and two plants in Temple, Texas. In addition, Panda Power Funds chose GP Strategies' EtaPRO(TM) technologies for performance and condition monitoring at those plants. The Sherman and...

2014-04-09 04:20:30

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US power plants. The cumulative $4.2 million in services are scheduled to be completed in the first half of this year. A steam turbine outage requires thorough component inspections, expedited repairs and a detailed project plan that incorporates the ability to replace damaged parts within the...

2014-04-08 23:26:37

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that it has reached a multi-state distributor agreement with Kraft Power Corporation for the states of Georgia and Ohio. As part of the agreement, Kraft Power traveled its team to Lenexa this week to complete an intensive 2-day training program on the HIPOWER solutions. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution...

2014-03-26 08:23:04

The second large-scale power generation project announced by APR Energy in Asia Pacific region in the last month JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces the signing of a mobile gas turbine contract to provide fast-track power to an industrial customer in the South Pacific. The plant will comprise mobile gas turbines producing a guaranteed 60MW and will power the customer's mining operations....

2014-03-26 08:22:21

BERWICK, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Tuesday (3/25) after repairing a valve on a non-safety-related water supply pump. Operators shut the unit down early Thursday (3/20) to establish the working conditions needed to perform the required maintenance on this valve. Unit 1 continues to operate at full power. The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles...

2014-03-13 12:23:02

STOCKTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy Services, Inc. (DTEES) has finished its construction project to convert a shuttered coal-fired power plant at the Port of Stockton to operate on biomass fuel. The plant, known as Stockton Biomass, began commercial operations on Feb. 21. It is selling its renewable power to PG&E Company to help it meet its renewable energy requirement. The plant will use about 320,000 tons of woody biomass fuel annually to generate...

2014-03-10 12:22:53

--Tiger Group and Aaron Equipment conducting bid offering for unique processing and sustainable biomass energy facility KAWAIHAE, Hawaii, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division and Aaron Equipment Company Inc. are liquidating an activated carbon processing facility and a biomass power plant formerly owned by Big Island Carbon LLC and its affiliates. Located in Kawaihae on the west side of the Big Island of...

2014-03-01 08:20:10

BERWICK, Pa., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid early Saturday (3/1) to perform a planned inspection of turbine blades. While the plant currently does not have any indications of turbine blade cracking, Susquehanna has been working closely with the turbine manufacturer to resolve turbine blade issues, and any inspection indications will be addressed proactively during this...

2014-02-13 16:21:38

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Water for PowerOverviewWater and power are inseparable. Water is the 'working fluid' for the thermal power industry - the largest industrial user of water in the world. So, it goes without saying that this growth will create huge global opportunities for the water sector - and we show you why the biggest opportunities will be in water and wastewater treatment.On top of a...