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Weighty support for Gravitricity
03 July, 2018
Gravitricity’s ingenious design makes use of disused mine shafts to store...
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Comprehensive energy storage platform 03 July, 2018 In March GE launched an energy storage platform designated Reservoir. This is said to be a comprehensive storage solution that includes a suite of customised storage options to...

Electrode boilers and the energy transition 03 July, 2018 The electrode boiler, an electrically operated boiler in which the water to be heated is itself used as the electrica resistance, provides a reliable and robust way of converting power...

Improving the reliability of wind turbine fire suppression 03 July, 2018 Coltraco Ultrasonics makes the case for continuous monitoring to ensure that the fire suppression systems installed in wind turbines perform as required when required.

The shape of blades to come 03 July, 2018 Seven new technological blade enhancements that aim to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by up to 4.7%.

World’s most powerful WTG installed in Scottish waters 03 July, 2018 The first deployment of 11 innovative turbines for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre marks three project breakthroughs.

Pioneering wind farm in Oz 03 July, 2018 Siemens Gamesa is to build a pioneering 194 MW wind farm that will incorporate a battery energy storage system.

Hybrid generation/storage for microgrids 03 July, 2018 Traditionally a provider of Jenbacher gas engine based power plants, Clarke Energy is increasingly finding itself involved in microgrid and ‘hybrid’ projects, where piston...

ENGIE and Fenix complete acquisition, focus on Africa off-grid 03 July, 2018 Global utility company ENGIE and off-grid energy specialist Fenix International have closed their acquisition agreement, making Fenix one of the first solar home system (SHS) companies...

Network operators guide communities 03 July, 2018 Local electricity network operators in the UK have joined forces to release a guide aimed at helping communities to get involved with “innovation projects to support a smarter,...

Seismic shift in the UK energy market 03 July, 2018 The growing influence of energy consumers in shaping the UK energy market and safeguarding its continued security is leading to a “seismic shift across the industry”, according to...

What’s in store for community power? 03 July, 2018 Project SCENe (Sustainable Community Energy Networks), a community power demonstrator funded by Innovate UK and a flagship project of the Energy Research Accelerator, reports...

Spanner Re2 to supply 25-unit plant in Japan 03 July, 2018 Together with its subsidiary, Spanner KK, Spanner Re2 GmbH has received the go-ahead for a wood chip fuelled CHP plant in Japan consisting of a “cascade” of 25 of its modular 70...

Drax goes for 4th unit conversion 03 July, 2018 Having decided that UK government proposed reforms to the Renewables Obligation subsidy scheme make it economically worthwhile, Drax (originally a 6 x 660 MW coal plant) is pushing...

MHPS focuses on increasing biomass cofiring ratios 03 July, 2018 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) reports it has successfully achieved a wood pellet biomass fuel mixing ratio of 34% (on a heat value basis) at a pulverised-coal-fired power...

EDF selects DP CleanTech for Lingbao 03 July, 2018 EDF has awarded a contract to DP CleanTech for a biomass fuelled CHP plant in the industrial zone north of Lingbao city, Henan province, China. Under a 30-year agreement with...

MAN D&T turbine for Ichihara 03 July, 2018 Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. has commissioned MAN Diesel & Turbo to supply the central turbine technology for a 50 MW biomass fuelled power station in the Bay of Tokyo....

SHI secures order for a 112 MW 100% biomass- fueled CFB power plant, Japan’s largest 03 July, 2018 Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) has won an order for a 112 MWe dedicated biomass power plant – said to be the largest such facility to date in Japan – from Kaita Biomass Power Co, Ltd,...

Pöyry awarded engineering services for biomass project in Thailand 03 July, 2018 Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction Public Company Ltd (STECON) has awarded Pöyry the engineering services assignment for the 20.6 MW (net) Chana biomass power plant project in...

50 years on: concrete progress at Akkuyu 03 July, 2018 Turkey cannot be accused of rushing into nuclear power. Studies on nuclear plant construction started in 1965 and a site licence was awarded for Akkuyu, Mersin province, on...


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