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VGB Safety & Health Award 2016: Submitting Proposals

The VGB Safety & Health Award has been established to increase the importance of “Safety & Health” in the power and heat generation sector. Call for proposals open until 29 July 2016! [more...]

VGB Congress 2016 – Programme published

Register for the VGB Congress “Power Plants 2016”.

Please click here for programme and registration ... [more...]

New report "Potential water sources for coal-fired power plants" from the IEA Clean Coal Centre

New report from the IEA Clean Coal Centre on alternative water supplies for coal fired power stations [more...]

VGB Seminar "Water Treatment and Chemistry in Power Plants"

4 - 6 October 2016 in Essen, Germany [more...]

VGB Conference "Chemistry in Power Plants 2016" with Technical Exhibition

26/27 October 2016 in Karlsruhe, Germany [more...]

VGB Conference "Thermal Waste Utilization and Fluidized Bed Firing Systems 2016" with Technical Exhibition

15/16 November 2016 in Berlin, Germany [more...]

VGB PowerTech Journal 7/2016

Text?Free excerpt

Look at the VGB POWERTECH Journal and download selected papers from the latest July issue free of charge:

  • Fundamentals about the development of the electricity supply in Germany – Challenges to a municipal power company
    (Dietrich Graf)[more...]
  • Evaluation of ice detection systems for wind turbines
    (Ulla Heikkilä, Saskia Bourgeois and René Cattin) [more...]

Main topic of the July issue:

  • Maintenance
  • Power plant and fleet management
  • Electricity supply in Germany: Challenges to a municipal power company
  • Maintenance: Contracts – Risk and liability
  • Preservation of power plants
  • Wind power plants: Innovations on ice detection

and further news from industry, development and research [more...]

VGB PowerTech - The Top Technical Journal of Power and Heat Generation Technology


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New Publications

  • Exclusion of foreign material ingress into opened systems/components of nuclear power plants - VGB-S-120-00-2016-02-EN-ebook [more...]
  • Quality requirements for mineral oils in power transformers - VGB-S-169-11-2015-11-EN-ebook [more...]
  • Operational safety in electrotechnology - VGB-S-163-00-2015-07-EN-eBook [more...]
  • Compendium “Best Practices for Coal-Based Power Plants in Germany” - VGB-B032-eBook [more...]
  • RDS-PP – Application Guideline Part 01: Power Plants, General - VGB-S-823-01-2015-09-EN-DE [more...]
  • RDS-PP – Application Guideline; Part 31: Hydro Power Plants - VGB-S-823-31-2014-12-EN-DE [more...]

Amendment sheet

  • VGB-B103d+e Designation codes for document kind classification codes in power plants (DCC key)
    Amendment sheet a (2015-03)
  • VGB-B101e Reference Designation System for Power Plants RDS-PP Letter Codes for Power Plant Systems (System Key)
    Amendment sheet c (2015-03) [more...]
  • All amendment sheets at a glance! [more...]