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Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has won an order from NTPC Limited to provide automation technologies and expertise for two new 800-megawatt supercritical generating units at the Darlipali Super Thermal Power Station in the Sundergarh District, Odisha, India. The new units will help meet the…

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Russian energy company OJSC “Generating Company” has awarded GE Power Generation Services a 16-year contractual service agreement (CSA) for the new Kazanskaya CHP-2 combined-cycle gas power plant in Kazan in the Russian region of Tatarstan. GE was awarded the CSA to ensure the long-term availability of the power plant’s GE-supplied…

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The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute announced today that Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released three new products that have all successfully achieved ISA100 Wireless certification. The ISA100 Wireless certification provides assurance that the devices will interoperate in any ISA100 Wireless compliant network. The FN110 Field Wireless Communication Module includes an ISA100…

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Valmet will modernize the automation and remote control of Kuopion Energia's district heating plants in Kuopio, Finland. The outdated systems will be replaced by modern technology in six district heating plants, three district heating containers and 11 pumping stations. At the same time, all the automation systems will be connected…

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Germany's top solar company SMA Solar and engineering giant Siemens have formed a partnership to offer large-scale photovoltaic plants, SMA said on Wednesday. SMA Solar, whose shares were indicated 6.9 percent higher following the announcement, said it would offer solar inverters, needed to feed solar-generated power into the energy grid,…

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Banner Engineering introduces its wireless vibration and temperature sensor that monitors machines for increases in vibration and temperature, the sensor measures RMS velocity in inches per second or millimeters per second, and temperature. This enables the sensor to identify machine problems before they become too severe and cause additional damage…

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Hoffmann  Krippner introduces SensoInk and SensoFoil Ink and Foil based sensors that can be printed as potentiometers, resistors, switches or keyboard contacts on circuit boards or electronic components. SensoInk is a sensing solution based on printed polymer pastes. SensoInk is a 5V analog solution with low power requirements and operates…

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Belgium's Elia and Britain's National Grid have awarded two contracts jointly worth roughly 500 million euros ($558.35 million) to build the first power trade cable between Britain and Belgium to Siemens and a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries. Siemens will build and maintain the converter stations needed to transport the…

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Festo Introduces Water/Waste Water automation system that uses a modular approach to automating processing plants, including water/waste water facilities. Modular systems speed up design and manufacture of automated processes, lower overall cost, and make the facility more adaptable to changing market conditions. The traditional design for a water filtration plant…

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Rotork introduces IQT intelligent part-turn valve actuators that are suitable for three phase, single phase or DC power supplies, with a torque output range of 50 to 2000Nm available for isolating, regulating and modulating duties. Diagnostic graphics provide a window into the process, showing the valve torque, usage profiles and…