Newsletter

4-2020

VGB on the Way to the Future Energy System * Re-purposing Coal Power Plants during Energy Transition (RECPP) * Registration for HYDROPOWER EUROPE’s interactive workshop now open * From myVGB to eNet: Kick-off for the new social workspace * Online Conferences: We care about your opinion * You find us also in social media * Revision of the Feed Water Guidance VGB-S-010 * VGB PowerTech Journal 7 (2020): Maintenance and Thermal waste utilisation * VGB provides energy-related reading material in the home office * Electricity Generation - Facts and Figures 2020/2021 * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

Newsletter – Special edition: From myVGB to eNet

From myVGB to eNet: Kick-off for the new social workspace [more...]

3-2020

Labelling systems for the generation and storage of electricity and heat *Wind energy plant designation: Increasing efficiency with the harmonised system RDS-PP® * Wind Power Performance Data Exchange – WiPPeX *VGB represented in various industry webinars * Online Conferences: We care about your opinion! * VGB CONGRESS 2020 postponed to 2021! * Foundation of a new project group for Run-of-River power plants *Price reduction for PSA / breathing masks! * You find us also in social media * Abstracts of Minutes *VGB PowerTech Journal 4 (2020): Maintenance in power generation * VGB provides energy-related reading material in the home office * VGB POWERTECH DVD - English Edition 1976 - 2000 published *TW-530e Recommendations for the operation and monitoring of boiler circulating pumps - Now available as eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers [more...]

Special edition | Update Covid-19

Protective masks and face protection available immediately and at lower rates * Update on the Corona-Pandemia: We at VGB and PTS have a strategy for the “Corona-Exit”! * Corona pandemic and COVID-19: Impacts on energy supply and energy industry * VGB provides interesting​ reading material in the home office [more...]

2-2020

Update on Corona: We are still there for you! * Technical-Scientific Reports available for members in the online data base VGBVS4OM! * VGB supports the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) * Proof of the environmental compatibility of fly ash and bottom ash - Implementation of the requirements of the MVV TB (and ABuG) after April 2020 * Experts gather to define research and innovation priorities for the future of Europe’s Hydropower industry * VGB Innovation Award 2020 - Submit your proposal now! * VGB Quality Award 2020: Proposals welcome * You find us also in social media * Abstracts of Minutes * VGB PowerTech Journal 1/2 (2020): VGB Congress 2019 * VGB provides energy-related reading material in the home office * VGB-S-002-01-2019-05-EN - Basic Terms of the Electric Utility Industry - Now available as free of charge eBook! * VGB-S-002-03-2019-10-EN - Technical and Commercial Key Indicators for Power Plants - Now available as free of charge eBook! * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

1-2020

VGB Innovation Award 2020 - Submit your proposal now! * Flexible operation of coal-fired power plants in India: Workshops in Kolkata and Ahmedabad * HYDROPOWER EUROPE: The regional workshops across Europe brought together experts in the hydropower sector * Rules of Application for Fly Ash and Bottom Ash for Concrete in Germany - New edition of MVV TB published * VGB Quality Award 2020: Proposals welcome * You find us also in social media * Member Information * VGB PowerTech Journal 12 (2019:: Power plant operation: research & application * Latest media data 2020: Your advertisement in the VGB PowerTech Journal * VGB-S-044-00-2019-05-EN - Life Cycle Management of Buildings and Structures in Industrial Facilities and Power Plants - Now available as eBook! * VGB-S-610-00-2019-10-EN - Structural Design of Cooling Towers - Now available as eBook! * TW-103Ae - Analysis of Unavailability of Power Plants - Now available as eBook! * TW-530 Recommendations for the operation and monitoring of boiler circulation pumps * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

6-2019

Merry Christmas and a Successful New Year * Strengthening Cooperation with India * VGB Quality Award 2020: Proposals Welcome * PowerJobs: Current vacancies * You find us also in social media * VGB-Standards' access for members – new service available * Abstracts of Minutes * Latest media data 2020: Your advertisement in the VGB PowerTech Journal * VGB-B 035 - Failures and Forced Unavailability of Power Plants (Henk C. Wels) * VGB Events * Call for Papers | Review [more...]

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...]