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A VGB team speaks in New Delhi about its experiences with making thermal power plants more flexible

A team put together by the VGB with representations from GE, GKM, RWE, Siemens, Rostock University and the VGB spoke at the National Seminar, "Adaptation of Thermal Power Plants to Fluctuating Renewable Energies – The German Experiences" about the challenges involved and the approaches taken when making power plants more flexible. [more...]

VGB Quality Award 2017: Proposals Welcome

VGB invites all ordinary members of VGB PowerTech to propose a supplier, who has delivered a project of outstanding quality, for the VGB Quality Award 2017. [more...]

VGB Conference "Maintenance of Wind Power Plants"

22/23 March 2017 in Hamburg, Germany
Programme published: Please click here for programme and registration ... [more...]

VGB Workshop "Materials and Quality Assurance"

18/19 May 2017 in Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
Programme published: Please click here for programme and registration ... [more...]

VGB Conference "Gas Turbines and Operation of Gas Turbines 2017"

7/8 June 2017 in Friedrichshafen, Germany
Programme published: Please click here for programme and registration ... [more...]

VGB Workshop "Mercury Control"

8/9 June 2017 in Berlin, Germany
Paper submission is open now. The deadline for submitting proposed lectures is 28 February 2017. [more...]

New! Media Data 2017

The Media Information 2017 for the technical journal "VGB PowerTech" and other event-publications of VGB are now available for download. [more...]

VGB PowerTech Journal 12/2016

Text?Free excerpt

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

  • The role of energy supply in the industry 4.0
    (Jörg Rothermel)[more...]
  • From power plant school to international energy technology training center – big and small innovations revisited
    (Heinrich Nacke and Hans-Werner Otte) [more...]

Main topic of the December issue:

  • VGB Congress 2016
  • Fuel technology and furnaces
  • The role of energy supply in the industry 4.0
  • Low NOx brown coal firing
  • Study on different impacts of renewable energy sources on the German power supply system
  • From power plant school to international energy technology training center

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

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New Publications

  • Document Designation for Energy Supply Units - VGB-S-832-00-2016-04-DE-EN-ebook [more...]
  • Preservation of Power Plants - VGB-S-116-00-2016-04-EN-ebook [more...]
  • Monitoring, limiting and protection devices on gas turbine systems - VGB-S-121-00-2016-04-EN-ebook [more...]
  • Recommendations for the Inspection and Overhaul of Steam Turbines - VGB-S-115-00-2016-01-EN-ebook [more...]
  • 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...]

Amendment sheet

  • 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...]