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BADEN, SWITZERLAND —March 25, 2019—Continuing its commitment to invest in its mature gas turbine fleets to keep them competitive in today’s dynamic energy marketplace, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the launch order for its new GT26 HE (high efficiency) gas turbine upgrade with Uniper for the utility’s Enfield Power Station in greater London.

“We’re proud to launch our new GT26 HE upgrade with Uniper—it’s the most advanced solution we’ve ever introduced on a GT26 gas turbine, and one of our most efficient upgrades within the F-class portfolio,” said Scott Strazik, president and CEO of GE’s new Gas Power business. “Not only will this upgrade revitalize Uniper’s Enfield power plant, it will also improve its competitive position in the Great Britain generation market, supporting its long-term profitability and viability.”

The GT26 HE upgrade also marks other GE firsts:

  • First upgrade that takes the best technologies and capabilities from GE’s industry-leading F and H class fleets to create a robust solution for GT26 power plant operators.
  • First upgrade that blends both GE and Alstom’s technology and expertise across all major components of a gas turbine solution.

Key performance benefits[1] include:

  • Higher efficiency for combined-cycle power plants:
    • 2+ percent base load increased efficiency, translating to as much as $4 million in fuel savings annually per unit.
    • Up to 1 percent increased efficiency in part load, yielding up to $1 million in fuel savings a year per unit.
  • Increased plant output from 15 megawatts (MW) up to 55 MWs per unit, improving revenue opportunities.
  • Extended inspection intervals up to 32,000 hours, reducing long-term maintenance costs.

Helping Revitalize Uniper’s Enfield Power Station

Uniper’s Enfield power plant in London will be the first site to install the new GT26 HE technology in 2020 with several significant benefits that GE expects to exceed. These benefits will include increased megawatt output, improved plant and gas turbine efficiency, and extended maintenance intervals and operating hours to enable Enfield to consistently elevate its position on the dispatch curve in the highly competitive U.K. power market and ramp up its annual operating hours.

“We’re very pleased to be working with GE on this new technology upgrade,” said Eckhardt Rümmler, chief operating officer, Uniper SE. “In Great Britain’s very competitive and challenging power generation environment, investing to keep our plants competitive by lowering operational and maintenance costs at the same time as increasing efficiency and flexibility is critical for the long-term success of our fleet.”

“The opportunity to test GE’s pioneering GT26 HE upgrade at our Enfield plant, combined with our longstanding relationship with GE and trust in its technology and services were key reasons we chose the company for this project,” added Mike Lockett, chief commercial officer, power, for the Uniper Group and Uniper U.K. country chairman.

H-Class Technology Infusion Drives High-Efficiency Performance

The GT26 HE upgrade provides a leap forward in efficiency, output and maintenance interval extensions. It’s powered partly through advanced technology from GE’s flagship HA gas turbine, the largest and most efficient in the industry, with additive manufactured parts and innovations in aerodynamics, material science and combustion dynamics. It embeds technology breakthroughs across every major component of the GT26 frame—turbine, compressor and combustor—to take turbine performance to a new level, significantly decreasing fuel costs while increasing full-load output and extending maintenance intervals.

The new upgrade also features the best of GE’s research and development centers in both the United States and Switzerland, including unique engineering elements:

  • A low-pressure turbine used in GE’s H-class technology.
  • High-pressure turbine improvements to increase efficiency, utilizing GE’s F-class technology.
  • Advanced combustor engineering incorporating additive manufactured parts to deliver high performance, reduce cooling requirements by approximately 15 percent and lower relative emissions.
  • A new 3D aero-profile compressor configuration to provide best-in-class base-load and part-load performance.

To view a video about GE’s project with Uniper, please click here.

About Uniper

Uniper is an international energy company with around 12,000 employees and operations in 40 countries. It combines a balanced portfolio of technologically advanced large-scale assets with outstanding technical and commercial expertise—tailoring energy solutions and managing complexity for its customers.

In Britain, Uniper operates a flexible and diverse generation portfolio, sufficient to power around six million homes. With its seven-strong fleet of power stations and its flexible, fast-cycle gas storage facility at Holford, in Cheshire, it makes a solid and tangible contribution to Britain’s energy supply security.

Uniper also offers a broad range of commercial activities through its Engineering Services division, while the well-established Uniper Engineering Academy delivers high-quality technical training and government-accredited apprenticeship programmes for the utility, manufacturing and heavy industry sectors, at its purpose-built facilities near Nottingham.


About GE

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today it leads new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science, and data analytics. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

About GE Power

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise to help customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant, upgrade and service solutions as well as our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
For more information, visit the company's website at www.gepower.com. Follow GE Power on Twitter @GE_Power and on LinkedIn at GE Power.

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[1] Indicative values based on:

  • Rating GT26 2006 configuration
  • 6,500 yearly operating hours
  • 4,000 full load hours yearly
  • $7/MMBtu fuel price
  • $57/MWH electricity price

DHAKA, BANGLADESH, March 18, 2019: Adhering to their commitment to provide reliable and affordable electricity in Bangladesh, Summit and GE Power (NYSE: GE) announced they will proceed with the co-development of Summit Meghnaghat II, a 583 MW combined cycle gas power plant at Meghnaghat, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The announcement follows the signing of a 22-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Summit Meghnaghat II Power Company Limited (SMIIPCL), a subsidiary of Summit Group, and the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). SMIIPCL also signed several other agreements, with the Government of Bangladesh, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB), Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) and Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited. The power plant is expected to be operational by 2022 and will generate the equivalent electricity needed to supply up to 700,000 homes in Bangladesh.

Summit and GE Power signed the equipment and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) scope of the project in 2017, while the services agreement was signed in 2018. Together, the two agreements are worth approximately $390 million.

“The phenomenal growth of Bangladesh in the last decade has established Bangladesh as a role model. Summit is proud to have played a role in it. With today’s 583 MW project, Summit embarks upon investing four billion dollars in the next five years to help eradicate poverty, create employment and support Bangladesh to achieve SDGs.” said Muhammed Aziz Khan, Founder Chairman of Summit Group.

GE Power will be providing the turnkey solution for the Summit Meghnaghat II power project, and is responsible for the design of the facility, supply and installation of the equipment and commissioning works. The equipment being provided by GE includes one 9HA.01 gas turbine, one heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), one steam turbine generator, condenser and associated systems, as well as balance of plant (BOP) solutions. Additionally, GE will provide services including the maintenance and repairs of the power generation equipment at the facility for a period of 20 years, helping to sustain the efficiency, reliability, performance and availability of the plant. It will also result in a higher plant load factor (PLF) of the facility over the years, ensuring the lower cost of generation of electricity.

“Bangladesh’s power sector is undergoing a transformational shift as the Government takes conducive policy decisions and actions to meet the targeted 40 GW of installed power capacity by 2030,” said Deepesh Nanda, CEO, Gas Power Systems, GE South Asia. “GE’s long-term association with Summit is a testimony to our efforts to support this transformation by introducing advanced, innovative solutions into Bangladesh’s energy ecosystem. This will contribute towards providing uninterrupted access to electricity to all, benefiting households, businesses and industries across the country.” he added.  

Summit is amongst the largest independent power producers (IPP) in Bangladesh, generating close to 2 gigawatts (GW) for the national grid. The company’s relationship with GE dates back more than a decade, with GE’s 9E and 9F gas turbines currently powering Summit’s 335 MW Meghnaghat I and 341 MW Bibiyana II combined cycle power plants, respectively. Summit is committed to bringing advanced technology to Bangladesh’s power sector and has chosen GE’s HA fleet to equip its upcoming power plants in the country.

GE’s HA technology has now helped to deliver two world records - one for powering the world’s most efficient combined cycle power plant, based on achieving 63.08 percent gross efficiency at Chubu Electric Nishi-Nagoya Power Plant Block-1 in Japan and another for helping EDF’s Bouchain Power Plant achieve 62.22 percent net combined cycle efficiency in France. As such, it is recognized for record-setting efficiency in both the 60 hertz and 50 hertz segments of the global power market. Moreover, the turbines deliver industry-leading operational flexibility, contributing to increased dispatch and ancillary revenue, and exceptionally low life-cycle costs per megawatt.

Today, GE Power’s HA gas turbine technology has achieved more than 270,000 operating hours across more than 30 units in operation, with 86 orders of the technology from more than 35 customers in 16 countries globally.


About Summit

Summit is the largest independent power producer (IPP), generating around 2 gigawatts (GW) for the national grid and is also the largest infrastructure conglomerate in Bangladesh. Summit is also implementing a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) off the coast of Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar with storage capacity of 138,000 m³ and regasification capacity of 500 mmcfd. This is expected to be commissioned by mid-April 2019, ahead of contracted schedule. In addition to this Summit, Mitsubishi and GE have planned to invest USD 3 Billion in Bangladesh for the proposed gas-to-power project including four units of 600 MW combined cycle power plants (total generating capacity of 2,400 MW) powered by GE’s flagship 9HA gas turbines, two units of on-shore LNG terminal with total of 380,000 m³ capacity at Matarbari, Moheshkhali.

For more information please visit www.summitpowerinternational.com, and follow Summit on Twitter  and on LinkedIn.


Mohsena Hassan

Summit Corporation Limited

+88 01713081905

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About GE Power

GE Power is a world energy leader providing equipment, solutions and services across the energy value chain from generation to consumption. Operating in more than 180 countries, our technology produces a third of the world’s electricity, equips 90 percent of power transmission utilities worldwide, and our software manages more than forty percent of the world’s energy. Through relentless innovation and continuous partnership with our customers, we are developing the energy technologies of the future and improving the power networks we depend on today. For more information please visit www.ge.com/power, and follow GE Power on Twitter  and on LinkedIn.


Tarun Nagrani

GE South Asia

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Country’s utilities and government regulators are focused on aggressive electrification, decentralization, and digitization efforts, report finds

A second structural impediment to fully realizing DER benefits is the current grid planning approach, which biases grid design toward traditional infrastructure rather than distributed alternatives, even if distributed solutions better meet grid needs. Outdated planning approaches rely on static assumptions about DER capabilities and focus primarily on mitigating potential DER integration challenges, rather than proactively harnessing these flexible assets.

Section II demonstrated how California could realize an additional $1.4 billion per year by 2020 in net benefits from the deployment of new DERs during the 2016-2020 timeframe. This state-wide methodology was then applied to the planned distribution capacity projects for California’s most recent GRC request, showing how the deployment of DERs in lieu of planned distribution capacity expansion projects in PG&E’s next rate case could save customers over $100 million. 

Motivated by the challenge faced in designing a grid appropriate to the 21st century, this report first focuses on determining the quantifiable net economic benefits that DERs can offer to society. The approach taken builds on existing avoided cost methodologies – which have already been applied to DERs by industry leaders – while introducing updated methods to hardto-quantify DER benefit categories that are excluded from traditional analyses. While the final net benefit calculation derived in this report is specific to California, the overall methodological advancements developed here are applicable across the U.S. Moreover, the ultimate conclusion from this analysis – that DERs offer a better alternative to many traditional infrastructure solutions in advancing the 21st century grid – should also hold true across the U.S., although the exact net benefits of DERs will vary across regions.

Designing the electric grid for the 21st century is one of today’s most important and exciting societal challenges. Regulators, legislators, utilities, and private industry are evaluating ways to both modernize the aging grid and decarbonize our electricity supply, while also enabling customer choice, increasing resiliency and reliability, and improving public safety, all at an affordable cost.

The share of renewables in overall power generation is rapidly increasing, both in developed and developing countries. Furthermore, many countries have ambitious targets to transform their power sector towards renewables. To achieve these objectives, the structure and operation of existing power grid infrastructures will need to be revisited as the share of renewable power generation increases.

Renewable energy technologies can be divided into two categories: dispatchable (i.e. biomass, concentrated solar power with storage, geothermal power and hydro) and non-dispatchable, also known as Variable Renewable Energy or VRE (i.e. ocean power, solar photovoltaics and wind). VRE has four characteristics that require specific measures to integrate these technologies into current power systems: 1) variability due to the temporal availability of resources; 2) uncertainty due to unexpected changes in resource availability; 3) location-specific properties due to the geographical availability of resources; and 4) low marginal costs since the resources are freely available.

A transition towards high shares of VRE requires a re-thinking of the design, operation and planning of future power systems from a technical and economic point of view. In such a system, supply and demand will be matched in a much more concerted and flexible way. From a technical perspective, VRE generation can be ideally combined with smart grid technologies, energy storage and more flexible generation technologies. From an economic perspective, the regulatory framework will need to be adjusted to account for the cost structure of VRE integration, to allow for new services and revenue channels, and to support new business models.

There are several technological options that can help to integrate VRE into the power system grid: system-friendly VREs, flexible generation, grid extension, smart grid technologies, and storage technologies. New advances in wind and solar PV technologies allow them to be used over a wider range of conditions and provide ancillary services like frequency and voltage control. Flexible generation requires changes in the energy mix to optimise production from both dispatchable and non-dispatchable resources. Smart grid technologies can act as an enabler for VRE integration, given their ability to reduce the variability in the system by allowing the integration of renewables into diverse electricity resources, including load control (e.g. Demand Side Management (DSM), Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), and enhancing the grid operation and therefore helping to efficiently manage the system’s variability by implementing advanced technologies (e.g. smart inverters, Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) and Fault Ride Through (FRT) capabilities).

Energy storage technologies can alleviate short-term variability (up to 2 Renewable Energy Integration in Power Grids | Technology Brief several hours), or longer-term variability through pumped-storage hydroelectricity, thermal energy storage or the conversion of electricity into hydrogen or gas.

Two immediate applications for deploying innovative technologies and operation modes for VRE integration are mini-grids and island systems. The high costs for power generation in these markets make VREs and grid integration technologies economically attractive since they can simultaneously improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of these power systems. This is, for example, the case of the Smart Grid demonstration project in Jeju Island, South Korea.

Furthermore, the right assessment and understanding of VRE integration costs are relevant for policy making and system planning. Any economic analysis of the transition towards renewables-based power systems should, therefore, consider all different cost components for VRE grid integration, such as grid costs (e.g. expansion and upgrading), capacity costs and balancing costs. Integration costs are due not only to the specific characteristics of VRE technologies but also to the power system and its adaptability to greater variability. Therefore, these costs should be carefully interpreted and not entirely attributed to VRE, especially when the system is not flexible enough to deal with variability (i.e. in the short-term).

Moreover, RE integration delivers broader benefits beyond purely economic ones, such as social and environmental benefits. Even though not straightforward, these externalities should be considered and quantified in order to integrate them into the decision-making process and maximise socio-economic benefits.

Due to the rapid technological progress and multiple grid integration options available, policy makers should build a framework for RE grid integration based on the current characteristic of the system, developing technological opportunities and long-term impacts and targets. In particular, policy makers should adopt a long-term vision for their transition towards renewables and set regulatory frameworks and market designs to foster both RE development and management of greater system variability. Such regulatory frameworks could include new markets for ancillary services and price signals for RE power generators that incentivise the reduction of integration costs.


The renewable energy targets would require investment in feeder lines and infrastructure upgrades.

Unitech Power Transmission is engaged in the business of manufacturing and installation of power transmission lines.

The Power Ministry and the CEA are working on greener options. The new guidelines will be issued shortly.

The company's transmission and distribution (T&D) business has secured projects of Rs 771 crore primarily in international markets.

Renewable energy firms are continuing with aggressive bids for solar projects as there is more comfort on availability of land and transmission now, in the state.

Dhoot Transmission has no immediate plans for further acquisitions but is open for any new opportunities.

NEW YORK, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing consumer demand for advanced automotive safety functions and favorable government regulations supporting vehicle safety are expected to fuel the demand for the automotive Head-Up Display (HUD) systems.

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The automotive HUD market is estimated to be USD 1.1 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 4.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 25.28% during the forecast period. Consumers are increasingly considering advanced automotive safety functions and technologies while making purchase decisions. Further, government regulations in the developed regions of North America and Europe are increasingly favoring automotive innovations and technologies that support vehicle and road safety.
3-D is the fastest growing segment of the automotive HUD market, by dimension type
The 3-D HUD technology is attractive to leading auto manufactures because it is compact, does not require eye tracking, and provides a deeper field of view than the existing HUD displays.With glasses-free 3D technology, the next-generation HUD units offer the possibility of full 3D effects, projecting the images seen by drivers at safer distances from the windshield, therefore, causing less distraction.

Many HUD manufacturers including WayRay, Continental, Visteon, and component providers such as NVIDIA and Zecotek are working on the development of 3-D and augmented reality HUDs.Moreover, OEMs such as Toyota are focusing their R&D activities on 3-D HUD development.

These factors will boost the growth of the 3-D HUD market.

Passenger car is expected to be the largest vehicle type segment in the automotive HUD market
The passenger car segment is estimated to contribute the largest share to the automotive HUD market.The passenger car consumers are becoming increasingly aware of in-vehicle safety.

Monitoring multiple in-vehicle displays can be a cause of distraction for the driver, triggering potential dangerous situations on the road.Enabled by active and passive systems, a HUD assists a driver in avoiding crashes.

The demand for such advanced technology is expected to increase in both developing and developed countries such as the US, Germany, the UK, China, and Japan, where there is faster adoption of advanced in-vehicle safety technologies.

Europe is expected to be the largest growing automotive HUD market
Europe is projected to dominate the automotive HUD market during the forecast period.Owing to the large market for premium and luxury cars in the European countries and the rising consumer demand for active safety systems in mid-segment vehicles, the European region is the largest market for automotive HUDs.

The region is also an early adopter of advanced automotive technologies, with a large share of the market being led by technology-savvy automotive consumers.

The study contains insights provided by various industry experts, ranging from equipment suppliers to Tier-1 companies and OEMs. The break-up of the primaries is as follows:
• By Company Type: Tier-1 – 52%, Tier-2 – 15%, OEM – 33%
• By Designation: C level – 40%, D level – 30%, Others – 30%
• By Region: North America – 28%, Europe – 35%, Asia Oceania – 25%, RoW – 12%

The report provides detailed profiles of the following companies:
• Continental (Germany)
• Denso (Japan)
• Garmin (Switzerland)
• LG Display (Japan)
• Nippon Seiki (Japan)
• Panasonic (Japan)
• Pioneer (Japan)
• Bosch (Germany)
• Visteon (Japan)
• Yazaki (Japan)

Research Coverage
The automotive HUD market has been segmented by HUD technology (conventional and AR HUD), type (combiner and windshield), vehicle class (economy car, mid-segment car, and luxury car), fuel type (internal combustion engine, battery electric vehicle, and others (hybrid electric vehicle)), vehicle type (passenger car and commercial vehicles), and region (Asia Oceania, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World). The market has been projected in terms of volume ('000 units) and value (USD million/billion).

Reasons to Buy the Report:
This report contains various levels of analysis including industry analysis, company profiles, and competitive leadership analysis, which discuss the basic views on the emerging and high-growth segments of the automotive HUD market, competitive landscape, high-growth regions and countries, government initiatives, and market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.
The report enables new entrants/smaller firms as well as established firms to understand the market better and helps them acquire a larger market share. Firms purchasing the report could use any one or a combination of the below-mentioned 4 strategies (market development, product development/innovation, market diversification, and competitive assessment) to strengthen their position in the market.

The report provides insights with reference to the following points:
• Market Development: The report provides comprehensive information about lucrative emerging markets. The report analyzes the automotive HUD market for all vehicle types across regions.
• Product Development/Innovation: The report offers detailed insights about R&D activities, upcoming technologies, and new product launches in the automotive HUD market across all regions.
• Market Diversification: The report provides detailed information about untapped markets, investments, new products, and recent developments in the automotive HUD market.
• Competitive Assessment: The report offers an in-depth assessment of strategies, products, and manufacturing capabilities of leading players in the automotive HUD market.
• Vendor DIVE Analysis: The report provides company-level mapping of net sales, growth rate of a company's net sales, overall regional presence, company's presence/plans in emerging countries, mapping of inorganic and organic developments, manufacturing plants, company's presence in the OE and aftermarket segments, product offerings (breadth and depth), new product developments in recent years, and R&D expenditure among others.
• Company-wise product and business strategy scorecards: The report offers company level analysis and evaluation of product offering category including the breadth of offering, product innovation, and market presence (OEM and aftermarket). Also, the company level analysis and evaluation of business strategies including company's reach (based on regional presence), revenue growth, infrastructure and clientele, inorganic growth (on the basis of partnerships, collaborations, and acquisitions), and organic growth (on the basis of geographic expansions and new product developments) are available in the report.

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NEW YORK, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for current sensors from the automotive and energy industries drives market growth

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The current sensor market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.34% to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2024 from USD 2.4 billion in 2019. The increasing use of battery-powered applications and renewable energy forms, and growing market for Hall effect current sensors are among the key driving factors for the current sensor market growth. Moreover, the growth of automotive electronic control systems and new vehicle technologies, and large-scale commercialization of IoT and IIoT are among the other factors fueling the growth of the current sensor market. However, falling average selling prices of sensor components is affecting new market entrants and therefore is restraining the growth of current sensor market.

Demand for magnetic current sensors to boost market for isolated current sensors
The current sensor market, by type (2), is segmented into isolated and non-isolated types.The isolated current sensor market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period.

The growth of the market for this segment is ascribed to the growing demand for magnetic current sensors worldwide due to their usability in a wide range of applications such as automotive HEV inverters and electronic power steering (EPS) systems, and in industrial and consumer inverters and motor control applications.

Automotive sector to hold largest share of current sensor market during forecast period
In this report, the current sensor market, by end user, has been segmented into automotive, consumer electronics, energy, industrial, healthcare, telecom and networking, and others.Among these, the automotive segment is expected to hold the largest share of current sensor market throughout the forecast period.

This share of the automotive segment is attributed to the high volume of current sensors being used in automotive vehicles worldwide. Further, this growth is also ascribed to the increasing number of electric vehicles and hybrid vehicle (EV/HEV).

APAC to hold largest share of current sensor market from 2019 to 2024
In terms of market size, APAC is expected to dominate the current sensor market during the forecast period as it is likely to witness significant growth in the said market during the forecast period. The population growth and rapid urbanization in developing economies, such as China and India, have prompted the speedy development in the region, which will boost the demand for current sensors from several verticals, such as automotive, energy, industrial, healthcare, and telecom and networking.
In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews have been conducted with key officials in the current sensor market. Following is the breakup of the profiles of primary participants for the report.
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 56 %, Tier 2 – 23%, and Tier 3 – 21%
• By Designation: C-Level Executives – 75%, Managers – 25%
• By Region: North America – 40%, Europe – 23%, APAC – 26%, and RoW – 11%

The report profiles key players in the current sensor market and analyzes their market rankings.Players profiled in this report are Asahi Kasei Microdevices (Japan), Melexis (Belgium), Allegro Microsystems (US), Infineon Technologies (Germany), Honeywell (US), ACEINNA (US), TDK Corporation (Japan), Tamura Corporation (Japan), Texas Instruments (US), Siliocn Labs (US), LEM International (Switzerland), Sensitec (Germany), Koshin Electrin (Japan), Pulse Electronics (US), Vacuumschmelze GMBH (Germany), STMicroelectronics (Switzerland), Omron Corp (Japan), ICE Components (US), Magnesensor Technology (US), American Aerospace Controls (US), and Electrohms Pvt.

Research Coverage
This report segments the current sensor market by type (1), type (2), end user, and geography. The report also describes major drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities pertaining to this market, as well as includes value chain and market ranking analysis.

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The report will help leaders/new entrants in the current sensor market in the following ways:
1. The report segments the current sensor market comprehensively and provides the closest market size estimation for all subsegments across regions.
2. The report will help stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provide them with information on key drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities pertaining to the current sensor market.
3. The report will help stakeholders understand their competitors better and gain insights to improve their position in the current sensor market. The competitive landscape section describes the competitor ecosystem.

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) announced today that it will participate in investor meetings at the Scotia Howard Weil Energy Conference Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A copy of the slides to be used in the presentation will be available at 8:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 27 and may be accessed under the Investors tab on the partnership’s website www.enterpriseproducts.com.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets currently include approximately 49,200 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, petrochemicals and refined products; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) today announced that unplanned first quarter maintenance at its El Dorado refinery has been completed. The crude unit is back online and the refinery is in the process of restarting all downstream units. As a result of planned and unplanned maintenance in the period, HollyFrontier expects crude oil throughput for the first quarter 2019 to average between 395,000 and 405,000 barrels per day.

About HollyFrontier Corporation:

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah and markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. In addition, HollyFrontier produces base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and exports products to more than 80 countries. HollyFrontier also owns a 57% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier.

HFC Forward Looking Statement:

The statements contained herein relating to matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These statements are based on our beliefs and assumptions using currently available information and expectations as of the date hereof, are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that such expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot give assurance that our expectations will prove to be correct. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or forecast in these statements. Any differences could be caused by a number of factors including, but not limited to:

  • risks and uncertainties with respect to the actions of actual or potential competitive suppliers of refined petroleum products in HollyFrontier's markets;
  • the demand for and supply of crude oil and refined products;
  • the spread between market prices for refined products and market prices for crude oil;
  • the possibility of constraints on the transportation of refined products;
  • the possibility of inefficiencies, curtailments or shutdowns in refinery operations or pipelines;
  • effects of governmental and environmental regulations and policies;
  • the availability and cost of financing to HollyFrontier;
  • the effectiveness of HollyFrontier's capital investments and marketing strategies;
  • HollyFrontier's efficiency in carrying out construction projects;
  • the ability of HollyFrontier to acquire refined product operations or pipeline and terminal operations on acceptable terms and to integrate any future acquired operations;
  • the possibility of terrorist attacks and the consequences of any such attacks;
  • general economic conditions; and
  • other financial, operational and legal risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in HollyFrontier's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made and, other than as required by law, HollyFrontier undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

DALLAS & HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Transfer (NYSE: ET) and Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE: PSXP) announced today that the second phase of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline is complete and ready for service. The 163-mile, 24-inch pipeline will transport crude oil from Lake Charles, Louisiana, to terminalling facilities outside St. James, Louisiana, beginning April 1, 2019.

The pipeline, owned 60 percent by Energy Transfer and 40 percent by Phillips 66 Partners, is operated by Energy Transfer.

The first phase of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline went into service in April 2016, and currently transports multiple grades of crude oil through 49 miles of 30-inch pipe from Nederland, Texas, to Lake Charles, Louisiana. The second phase of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline provides Louisiana refiners with more efficient and sustainable access to North American crude oil as well as market diversification for North American producers. Additionally, the pipeline will further decrease our country’s reliance on less stable foreign sources for crude oil.

About Energy Transfer

Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States, with a strategic footprint in all of the major U.S. production basins. ET is a publicly traded limited partnership with core operations that include complementary natural gas midstream, intrastate and interstate transportation and storage assets; crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL) and refined product transportation and terminalling assets; NGL fractionation; and various acquisition and marketing assets. ET, through its ownership of Energy Transfer Operating, L.P., formerly known as Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., also owns the general partner interests, the incentive distribution rights and 28.5 million common units of Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN), and the general partner interests and 39.7 million common units of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC).

About Phillips 66 Partners

Headquartered in Houston, Phillips 66 Partners is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Phillips 66 to own, operate, develop and acquire primarily fee-based crude oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids pipelines, terminals and other midstream assets. For more information, visit www.phillips66partners.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release may be forward-looking statements as defined under federal law. These forward-looking statements rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of uncertainties and factors, many of which are outside the control of ET, and a variety of risks that could cause results to differ materially from those expected by management of ET. An extensive list of factors that can affect future results are discussed in the Partnership’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and other documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ET undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results over time.

WARRENVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a technology company providing advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems, emissions control and water treatment in utility and industrial applications, today announced the receipt of multiple air pollution control (APC) contracts from customers in the US and China. These awards have an aggregate value of approximately $2.7 million.

A US contract was received for a NOxOUT® Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) system for a utility coal-fired unit. Fuel Tech’s SNCR technology is a proven solution as utility and industrial combustion unit owners look to comply with more stringent NOx control requirements. In addition, multiple orders were received for NOxOUT system upgrades looking to improve the reliability and performance of existing systems firing municipal solid waste. Engineering orders for utility and industrial customers conducting studies to evaluate future NOx reduction needs were also received. Deliveries for all these orders will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2019.

An order from China was received for an ULTRA® system for an industrial unit firing municipal solid waste being retrofitted with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. Fuel Tech’s ULTRA process provides for the safe and cost-effective on-site conversion of urea to ammonia for use as a reagent where SCR is used to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx), eliminating the hazards associated with the transport, storage and handling of anhydrous or aqueous ammonia. Delivery will be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

Vincent J. Arnone, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are pleased to announce these contracts as we continue to provide a wide range of environmental and emission control solutions for our diverse global customer base utilizing a variety of fuel sources. We have announced approximately $6 million in contract bookings in 2019, which is a solid start to our year.”

About Fuel Tech

Fuel Tech develops and commercializes state-of-the-art proprietary technologies for air pollution control, process optimization, water treatment, and advanced engineering services. These technologies enable customers to operate in a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable manner. Fuel Tech is a leader in nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduction and particulate control technologies and its solutions have been in installed on over 1,200 utility, industrial and municipal units worldwide. The Company’s FUEL CHEM® technology improves the efficiency, reliability, fuel flexibility, boiler heat rate, and environmental status of combustion units by controlling slagging, fouling, corrosion and opacity. Water treatment technologies include DGI™ Dissolved Gas Infusion Systems which utilize a patented nozzle to deliver supersaturated oxygen solutions and other gas-water combinations to target process applications or environmental issues. This infusion process has a variety of applications in the water and wastewater industries, including remediation, aeration, biological treatment and wastewater odor management. Many of Fuel Tech’s products and services rely heavily on the Company’s exceptional Computational Fluid Dynamics modeling capabilities, which are enhanced by internally developed, high-end visualization software. For more information, visit Fuel Tech’s web site at www.ftek.com.


This press release contains “forward-looking statements” as defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and reflect Fuel Tech’s current expectations regarding future growth, results of operations, cash flows, performance and business prospects, and opportunities, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, our management. Fuel Tech has tried to identify forward-looking statements by using words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “plan,” “expect,” “estimate,” “intend,” “will,” and similar expressions, but these words are not the exclusive means of identifying forward-looking statements. These statements are based on information currently available to Fuel Tech and are subject to various risks, uncertainties, and other factors, including, but not limited to, those discussed in Fuel Tech’s Annual Report on Form 10-K in Item 1A under the caption “Risk Factors,” and subsequent filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which could cause Fuel Tech’s actual growth, results of operations, financial condition, cash flows, performance and business prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these statements. Fuel Tech undertakes no obligation to update such factors or to publicly announce the results of any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events, developments, or changed circumstances or for any other reason. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including those detailed in Fuel Tech’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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