Using Power To Backup Power

Tognum announced a US$34.5 million (€26 million) order for four MTU emergency power supply generator sets to two Chinese nuclear power plants in Fuqing, China. The gen-sets, which will be delivered in December 2012 and August 2013, are based on 20V 956 TB33 diesel engines rated 6000 kW (24 MW total) and are certified to […]

Biodegradable Gear Oil

Biodegradable Gear Oil : Klüber introduces biodegradable gear oil for thrusters and rudder propellers Klüber Lubrication of Munich, Germany, which specializes in lubricants tailored to special duties such as process gas compressors and marine applications, has launched a biodegradable lubricant specifically engineered for thrusters and rudder propellers. The Klüberbio EG 2-150 has been designed to […]

U.S. Solar, Geothermal Projects Surged in 2009

Despite the recession, reports from U.S. renewable industry groups show that the nation’s solar energy industry enjoyed a 36% increase in revenue and overall 5% increase in installations in 2009, while geothermal projects under development grew more than 26%. “US Solar Industry Year in Review 2009” (PDF) a report released by the Solar Energy Industries […]