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  • Training in the finance of power projects in Africa providing huge boost for the industry

    While Africa’s huge gap in power generation capacity also presents major opportunities for investors in this sector, the financing of such projects poses its own, unique challenges in terms of risk, long-term planning and profit margins. The Spintelligent Training Academy is providing long overdue, specialist training in financial modelling for the power sector to assist utilities ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Leanardo Energy holds second concentrated solar power online training course

    Following the first training series dedicated to Concentrated Solar Power technology description, Leonardo Energy is launching a second course, covering market aspects, special applications (solar desalination) and solar resource assessment. To register for the course, please ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Eaton Sponsors 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference, Demonstrates Industry Leading Electrical Power Management Solutions and Expertise

    Power management company Eaton today announced its engineering services and airport lighting solutions will be on display May 19 to 21 at the 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference. Visitors to Eaton’s booths # 516 and 532 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston can consult with Eaton application experts and interact with industry-leading ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Voith Turbo has Opened a New, State-of-the-Art Hybrid Power-Train Development Center for Transit Buses

    Voith Turbo announced that it has opened a hybrid power-train development center in Poway, California, just north of San Diego. The facility will further develop Voith Turbo's innovative hybrid diesel/electric power-train drive systems for transit buses. The office, warehouse and testing facilities cover more than 5,000 square feet. Expanding on Voith Turbo's ...


    By Voith GmbH

  • Germany Investigates Using Train Lines to Transport Wind Power, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources Europe (Galway, Ireland) -- In the wake of Germany's shutdown of seven nuclear reactors, the German government has been forced to rethink the 'energy revolution' announced by Chancellor Angela Merkel last year. Those reactors are likely to be permanently taken off the grid and an accelerated phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany is in the offing. ...


  • Eaton Showcases Solutions and Expertise for Power System Reliability, Efficiency and Safety at 2014 Joint Engineer Training Conference

    Power management company Eaton today announced it is demonstrating a range of products and services designed to increase energy efficiency, reliability and safety at the 2014 Joint Engineer Training Conference and Exhibition, from May 20-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Visitors to Eaton booth #235 will have the opportunity to learn about Eaton’s newest power ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • `Green Power` for the Romani in Transylvania

    Phaesun supports students initiative SIFE with electrification of Romani settlements in Romania Solar energy distributors Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen/Germany have accomplished the "Green Power" project in August 2011 together with the initiative "Students in Free Enterprise" (short: SIFE) launched by the University of Regensburg. The project supports the Romani population in Romania ...


    By Phaesun GmbH

  • Eaton Showcases Solutions and Expertise for Critical Power System Reliability, Efficiency and Safety at 2014 Mid-Atlantic Joint Engineer Training Symposium

    Power management company Eaton today announced it is demonstrating a range of products and services designed to increase energy surety, efficiency, reliability and safety at the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Joint Engineer Training Symposium. The event is hosted by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) from November 12 through 14 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Speech to Powering Up!

    Introduction It’s great to be here with you today. And I want to start by re-iterating the Government’s commitment – my personal commitment – to the community energy endeavour we have embarked on. You know the shape of the huge energy challenge we face. Making sure that our energy future is secure and affordable for our people as we ...

  • New Distributor Appointed by Safe Training Systems Ltd

    Safe Training Systems Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of a new distributor in Europe covering the Netherlands. Stratec Services of Houten, Netherlands are an experienced business offering equipment sales, calibration and servicing to various sectors of the nuclear market including, power, medical and research. STS are delighted to welcome Eugene and his team on board and look forward ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • AEHI Sees Path to Completing Proposed Nuclear Power Plant Based on 2012 Industry Success, ISU Nuclear Training Designation a Key Component

    Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AEHI) (www.aehipower.com) says confidence is high in its plans to build a nuclear power plant in Idaho following a number of successes for the nuclear industry as a whole in 2012. Successes include construction commencement on five new reactors and four additional reactor license ...


  • DOE Traineeship In Power Engineering (Leveraging Wide Bandgap Power Electronics)

    The Advanced Manufacturing Office announced up to $10 million is available to establish 5-year graduate-level university-led DOE Traineeship(s) in Power Engineering (leveraging emerging Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Electronics capabilities). The traineeship(s) will be implemented beginning in the Fall 2016 school year and are concentrated on advanced power electronic equipment engineering, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dutch firms push for offshore power

    Twenty major Dutch companies are piling the pressure on their government to speed up the construction of wind parks in the North Sea. Ahead of the Dutch parliament re-opening tomorrow, and in conjunction with WWF-Netherlands, the firms took out double-page advertisements in leading Dutch newspapers. They are calling for the generation of 6,000 megawatts from North Sea wind parks. That would be ...


    By WWF UK

  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

    As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. [CAPE TOWN] The disasters that struck several Japanese nuclear facilities in the wake of last week's devastating tsunami have highlighted concerns about whether ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Powering the world - endless energy is possible

    A new study - co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi - analyzing what is needed to convert the world's energy supplies to clean and sustainable sources says that it can be done with today's technology at costs roughly comparable to conventional energy. But converting will be a massive undertaking on the scale of the moon landings. What is ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Powering the Fight Against Malaria & Aids

    Integrated Medical Industries Limited (IMIL), a Nigerian medical equipment maker, has contracted with Clarke Energy to install a captive power plant on the front line of the battle against malaria and aids. Double first: The manufacturing plant is the first World Health Organization (WHO) Performance Quality Safety (PQS) pre-qualified plant in Western ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Siemens Energy and Sun To Market Solutions to develop training simulator for CSP plants

    Siemens Energy and Sun To Market Solutions are to develop a full-scope integrated test, commissioning and training simulator for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. The objective of the full-scope integrated control room simulator is to provide a "virtual plant" for engineering tests, commissioning, and assessment for CSP plant operators. It will also offer training for plant startup and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • SMA to Host Series of Free Training Events on Battery Backup in Eastern States

    Recent power outages caused by unusual weather patterns and devastating natural disasters have led to newly elevated interest among U.S. consumers and industry professionals about backup power sources in the event of a grid disturbance. To further raise awareness and educate professionals about battery backup systems, SMA will hold a series of free training sessions on the East Coast ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • DOE awards nearly $100 million for smart grid workforce training

    DOE announced on April 8 it will award nearly $100 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to 54 Smart Grid workforce training programs that will help prepare the next generation of workers in the electric utility and electrical equipment manufacturing industries. Located in 32 states and the District of Columbia, the 54 training programs will leverage more than $95 million in ...

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