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CTC increases line capacity

Earlier this month CTC Global's CEO, Mr. J.D. Sitton, was invited to speak at the 2016 T&D conclave "Elecrama" in Bangalore, India. Mr. Sitton explained to the delegates the importance of leveraging modern conductor technology to increase line capacity and reduce line losses. Using a 33 kV example with an existing 105 mm^2 ACSR "Dog" conductor, Mr. Sitton showed how replacing it with high-capacity composite ...

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Belen’s new wireless access points

Belden Introduces New Space-Saving, Customizable Wireless Access Points Hirschmann BAT450-F Family of Access Points Power Reliable Transportation Communication and Enable Flexible Network Integrations Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has debuted its latest solution for deploying industrial wireless networks – the BAT450-F Industrial Wireless Lo ...

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Ansaldo Energia expands footprint with recent acquisitions!

Ansaldo Energia, with the acquisition of key Alstom technology and assets from General Electric, extends its global footprint in Europe, the Middle East and the United States and broadens its portfolio of products and services The operation consolidates Ansaldo Energia’s international leadership of the gas turbine sector, making it possible for the company to double its turnover in the next five years Follo ...

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Delhi’s Water crisis won’t be its last!

New Delhi's current water crisis won't be its last. India's capital was thrown into disarray as 10 million of its citizens had their access to running water cut. Taps and pipes ran completely dry for more than 24 hours as those who could afford it rushed to purchase bottled water. Others waited to fill their buckets from the trucks that rushed water to the impacted neighborhoods. The crisis began when prote ...

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AP Genco to add additional 11,210MW by 2022

AP Genco has planned a capacity addition of 11,210 megawatts (MW) through thermal power by 2022, a senior official said. The present installed capacity of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGenco) is 10,645 MW. "To meet the future energy requirements...we have taken up a gigantic capacity addition programme for generating 11,210 MW of thermal power with a total estimated cost of Rs 64,182 crore, ...

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Private sector green light for Solar projects Thailand

Energy policymakers plan to give the private sector better access to the state solar rooftop programme in a bid to promote the use of solar power. The programme for businesses will be liberalised, allowing private companies to apply for solar rooftop development licences with a combined generating capacity of 100 megawatts, said Energy Minister Anantaporn Kanjanarat. However, companies will still be barred ...

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China now has Worlds largest Wind Manufacturer!

General Electric Co. has ceded its position as the world’s No. 1 wind turbine manufacturer to a Chinese competitor, according to 2015 market data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd. received orders for 7.8 gigawatts of new wind turbines in 2015, exceeding GE, which dropped to No. 3 globally with 5.9 GW of new commissioned capacity, according to BNEF. Ves ...

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GE’s Alstom offer gets poor response in India

US giant GE's Rs 1,926-crore open offer to acquire 6.4 crore publicly held shares in Alstom T&D India has elicited a poor response, with just 43,439 shares getting tendered. GE has accepted offer for 42,570 equity shares, out of 43,439 tendered by shareholders, for Rs 1.28 crore under its open offer to acquire 6.4 crore shares for Rs 1,926 crore, Alstom T&D India said in a BSE filing today. The statement sa ...

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Sydneys water to suffer due to cuts?

Five of the six top scientists in charge of monitoring the health of Sydney's water have had their positions axed as part of state government cuts experts warn will compromise the safety of drinking water. The loss of top scientific expertise is part of deep staff cuts of up to 25 per cent in the agency created to ensure the safety of Sydney's water catchment after the city's drinking water crisis in 1998. ...

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Radioactive leak at Takahama plant

Japan’s nuclear power-reliant utility Kansai Electric Power said on Saturday it had found a pool of contaminated water at a nuclear reactor slated to restart in late February after years of being shut down. In a statement posted on its website, Kansai Electric said it has found 34 litres of radioactive water at the No. 4 unit at its Takahama nuclear plant in Fukui prefecture, 500 km west of Tokyo. The water ...

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