Newsletter

5-2019

Our new mission statement – “Energy is us” * Dr. Georg-Nikolaus Stamatelopoulos new Chairman of the VGB PowerTech * Repowering, dismantling and recycling in the wind industry – a joint effort to be handled sustainably * DigiPoll@Energy * Water chemistry in power plants – Site tour of an Indian delegation * VGB Innovation Award 2019: Flexible coal-fired power plants and cost-efficient wind turbines honoured * VGB Quality Award 2020: Proposals Welcome * VGB honours long-time committee chairman Jürgen Aydt with the golden badge of honour * You find us also in social media * Design Optimisation of Grate Firings for Biomass Combustion by Coupling CFD and DEM Simulation Tools – European Transfer of Results * Bottlenecks of the German Energiewende - Technology Readiness Levels 2018 * Abstracts of Minutes * New power plants in Europe: Update September 2019 * VGB PowerTech Journal 7 (2019): Hydropower plants; Chemistry * VGB PowerTech Journal 8 (2019): VGB Congress 2019; Innovation in Power Generation * Electricity Generation - Facts and Figures 2019/2020 * VGB-S-002-03-2016-08 - Technical and Commercial Key Indicators for Power Plants - is now available in French! * VGB Events * Call for Papers [more...]

4-2019

DigiPoll@Energy * Dispatchable generation for flexibility in the energy system * ICCT 2019 – International Conference on Industrial Construction and Cooling Towers * You find us also in social media * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * Eco-berms as dam stabiliser – EU Research project INADAR completed *Member Information * VGB PowerTech Journal 6 (2019): Maintenance of power plants; Power grids, Flexibility * VGB PowerTech Journal 5 (2019): Nuclear power and nuclear power plant operation * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

3-2019

In the focus: Dispatchable generation for flexibility in the energy system * VGB PowerTech: Technical competence centre for wind power at the NRW booth of HUSUM Wind 2019 * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * Member Information * Condition monitoring of wind turbines, Part II: SCADA-based condition monitoring * VGB PowerTech Journal 4 (2019): Electrical engineering, instrumentation and control; IT safety * A new edition of the KKS Pocketbook is available! – Free compact information about the KKS * VGB-S-170-12-2018-08-EN - Measures for the avoidance and handling of instrumentation and control equipment failures – Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-506-00-2019-02-EN - Condition Monitoring and Inspection of Components of Steam Boiler Plants, Pressure Vessel Installations and Water- or Steam-Pipes in Thermal Power Plants – Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

2-2019

VGB Innovation Award 2019 - Submit your proposal now! * ESB Electricity Supply Board operates benchmark * VGB's German Pavilion of nuclear industry in Turkey * Water-steam cycle Experts wanted * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * Abstracts of Minutes * Simulation model to improve the fuel distribution of furnaces combusting herbaceous biomass * VGB PowerTech Journal 1-2 (2019): VGB Congress 2018: Technical Sessions; IT security * VGB PowerTech Journal 3 (2019): Chemistry in power plants * VGB-S-017-00-2018-09-EN - Fire Protection in Onshore Wind Turbines – Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-033-00-2017-07-EN - Interaction of Conformity Assessment and Industrial Safety in Hydropower Plants – Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers [more...]

1-2019

HYDROPOWER EUROPE: The new forum giving voice to Europe's hydropower community * Indian power representatives successfully trained * VGB Innovation Award 2018 for energy storage technologies * VGB PG Energy Efficiency is looking for members * Technical basis for connection of generation plants to the extra-high voltage grid * 1969-2019: 50 years VGB Technical Group Performance Indicators * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * Abstracts of Minutes * VGB PowerTech Journal 12 (2018): VGB Congress 2018 - Power Generation in Transition * Latest media data 2019: Your advertisement in the VGB PowerTech Journal * VGB Events [more...]

6-2018

Merry Christmas and a Successful New Year * Indo-German Energy Forum: Roundtable on Flexible coal-fired power plants – a sustainable solution * VGB PowerTech: First Analysis of Greenpeace Study on Coal-fired Power Plants * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * VGB PowerTech Journal 11 (2018): Thermal generation; Flexibilisation * Latest media data 2019: Your advertisement in the VGB PowerTech Journal * TW-103Ae - Analysis of Unavailability of Power Plants - Now available as eBook! * TW-103Ve - Availability of thermal power plants - Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-823-33-2018-07-EN-DE - RDS-PP® Application Guideline Part 33: Photovoltaic Power Plants – Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-823-41-2018-07-EN-DE - RDS-PP® Application Guideline Part 41: Power to Gas - Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

5-2018

Electricity Generation - Facts and Figures 2018/2019 * Member Information * VGB PowerTech Journal 9 (2018): Research & Development, Renewables * VGB PowerTech Journal 10 (2018): Environmental engineering, Power plant By-products * VGB Annual Report 2017/2018 * Latest media data 2019: Your advertisement in the VGB PowerTech Journal * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

4-2018

New business models for VGB utilities * Dr Thomas Eck is taking over as Head of the Power Plant and Environmental Technologies department of VGB PowerTech * VGB PowerTech: Technical competence centre for wind power at the NRW booth of WindEnergy Hamburg 2018 * VGB PowerTech Journal 7 (2018): Maintenance; Materials * VGB PowerTech Journal 8 (2018): VGB Congress 2018; Research & Development * VGB-S-042-00-2018-01-EN - Chemical Feeding and Feed Systems for Water/Steam Circuits – Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-123-00-2017-06-EN - Guide on “Pre-Job Briefing” and “Post-Job Debriefing” – Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

3-2018

Brand-new Hydropower Fact Sheets launched * Flexibility Toolbox now available * VGB attended Asia Clean Energy Forum * Successful minimum load tests in Dadri NTPC power plant (India) * VGB Safety & Health Award 2018: Proposals Welcome * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * Abstracts of Minutes * Compliance with new flue gas flow rate standards at power stations - Guidance to operators * VGB PowerTech Journal 5 (2018): Nuclear power and nuclear power plant operation * VGB PowerTech Journal 6 (2018): Power plant operation, IT-security * VGB-S-811-01-2018-01-EN - KKS Identification System for Power Stations - 8th revised edition 2018 now available as eBook! * VGB/BAW-Standard Corrosion protection for offshore wind structures, 3rd issue * VGB/BAW Standard Offshore Corrosion Protection Part 4 CCP * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

2-2018

VGB Innovation Award 2018: Submit your proposal until 30 April * Change in the management of VGB PowerTech e.V. * VGB Quality Award 2018: Proposals Welcome * Association Agreements for Steam Boilers 009 and 011 in English * Abstracts of Minutes * VGB PowerTech Journal 1/2 (2018): Power plant operation * VGB PowerTech Journal 3 (2018): Chemistry in power plants, Emission reduction * VGB-S-130-00-2017-07-EN - Acceptance Test Measurements and Operational Monitoring of Water-cooled Surface Condensers – Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-131-00-2017-07-EN - Acceptance Test Measurements and Operational Monitoring of Air-cooled Condensers under Vacuum – Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]