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Wind growth dips, but upward trend continues
28 March, 2017
The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics...
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Global energy outlook – a transformation of the landscape 28 March, 2017 The International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2016 predicts a broad transformation of the global energy landscape, resulting in big gains for renewables and natural gas....

Gensets and the Medium Combustion Plant Directive 28 March, 2017 EU member states have until 19 December 2017 to “transpose” into their national legislation the Medium Combustion Directive, which fills the regulatory gap at EU level between...

Meeting Europe’s new grid code requirements 28 March, 2017 Work is now underway in European countries to implement grid codes that conform to the EC’s Network Code Requirements for Generators (NC RfG), which apply to all generating units...

Diesels dominate in data 28 March, 2017 Data centres are where innovative state-of-the-art IT and the trusty diesel fuelled piston engine meet. High speed (>1000 rpm) diesels (in conjunction with a UPS, typically...

Growth in emerging markets and renewables benefits Wärtsilä 28 March, 2017 Reciprocating engine specialist Wärtsilä sees its prospects in the power market in 2017 as “solid”, thanks “to growth in electricity demand in the emerging markets and the global...

Major pumped storage scheme is consented 28 March, 2017 Aplan to create an innovative energy park at the former Glenmuckloch open cast coal mine in Dumfries and Galloway took a significant step forward late in 2016 when the Scottish...

Batteries are included in UK auctions 28 March, 2017 In the UK’s December 2016 capacity auction for delivery in winter 2020/21, battery storage facilities won some 501 MW of contracts. The auction cleared at £22.50 per kW. This was...

Toshiba’s H2One storage system to undergo two year test run 28 March, 2017 Toshiba Corp is to support a two-year study of power management using storage, to be carried out by Tohoku Electric Power Co, on a hydrogen based autonomous energy supply system.

Preparing for life in the danger zone 28 March, 2017 In some parts of the world, seismic certification is becoming a key requirement for generator sets, especially where they are installed in large buildings in urban areas.

Cat’s microgrid solution proves itself 28 March, 2017 In the summer of 2016 Caterpillar launched its gensets + microgrid solution for remote and distributed power installations. Now the value of this combination has been tested at...

Dresser-Rand engine for Lockheed Martin waste-to-energy demonstration 28 March, 2017 Dresser-Rand, now part of Siemens, has supplied a 250 kW Guascor gas engine for Lockeed Martin’s recently commissioned gasification based bioenergy plant at Owego, NY, USA.

MAN Diesel & Turbo in Saudi 28 March, 2017 MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order to provide two 18V32/40 engines to drive a captive power plant at the Al-Watania Poultry chicken farm in Saudi Arabia. The engines will run...


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