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2014-07-05 20:20:23

BERWICK, Pa., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday (7/5). Operators conservatively shut down the unit June 25 based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few turbine blades developed small cracks. As with past turbine inspections, plant staff found that the data accurately reflected the status of the blades...

2014-07-04 16:20:33

DUBLIN, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9b3whm/global_wind) has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Gearbox Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A gearbox is used in a wind turbine to increase the rotational speed from a low-speed rotor to a higher speed electrical generator. The gearbox in the wind turbine does not change gears; it has a single gear ratio...

2014-06-30 23:01:44

Product improvements and a large installed base are helping the turbine flowmeter market hold its own in a turbulent market. Cost advantages and a wide variety of applications are keeping the turbine flowmeter market competitive with other meters, finds a recent Flow Research study. Wakefield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Continued product improvements and a large installed base are helping the turbine flowmeter market hold its own in a turbulent market. Turbine flowmeter revenues...

2014-06-25 08:22:59

BERWICK, Pa., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant began shutting down Unit 2 Wednesday (6/25) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. "We have been monitoring turbine performance closely for the last several years, and continue to work with the manufacturer to address conditions that are...

2014-06-03 23:14:28

The city’s turbines now have modern control systems and a new black start system which significantly increases the versatility and value generators. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Turbine Technology Services (TTS) completed another successful project for the City of Holland by providing a turbine control system retrofit in April of 2014. The city already had a TTS control system on an older unit that provided critical demand and peak timing power to the city, which led to an...

2014-05-28 12:24:19

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_world_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.html The expansion of the global hydraulic turbine and water wheel industry is forecast to reach 5.5% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013...

2014-05-28 08:24:10

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.html The industry data report package Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most...

2014-05-21 12:23:42

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/global_hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_market_2018_market_size_top_10_countries_trends_forecasts.htmlThe industry data report package Global Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries,...

2014-05-06 12:29:12

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.htmlThe industry data report package Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most...

2014-05-03 23:00:14

2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Wind Turbine Industry and 2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Wind Turbine Pitch Systems Industry added to ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 2014 Market Research Reports on Global and China Wind Turbine and Wind Turbine Pitch Systems Industry are professional and in-depth research reports. These reports provide Global and China Wind Turbine and Wind Turbine Pitch Systems Industry market conditions. These...


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