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Renewables fuel a coal crash
03 April, 2018
The International Energy Agency’s latest report on the coal market...
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Testing time for CoalSwitch(TM) 02 April, 2018 Active Energy, the London quoted international biomass based renewable energy and forestry management business, has announced that the first testing of its 5 t/h CoalSwitch(TM) plant...

ACWA Power takes a shine to CSP, PV and SolarCoin 02 April, 2018 Saudi Arabia based ACWA Power (developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants) says that its Bokpoort CSP (concentrating solar power) project in...

Ukai 4: milestone coal upgrade project 02 April, 2018 Despite setbacks, not least the catastrophic explosion/fire at NTPC’s recently commissioned Feroze Gandhi Unchahar plant, unit 6, on 1 November, coal is likely to remain a mainstay...

Coal rules the present, but diversification is the future 02 April, 2018 Indonesias’s ambitious renewable energy plans have undergone some downwards revision in the last year with nuclear and gas options now serious contenders to fill the likely...

Construction of record breaking transmission line is under way 02 April, 2018 Construction has started on China’s record-breaking Changji-Guquan HVDC transmission link, a project of enormous ambition in terms both of its sheer scale, and of its...

Upgrading the turbine control and protection system at CNNC’s Qinshan Phase II unit 2 02 April, 2018 China is not only taking the lead as the world’s fastest growing nuclear power plant builder but is also expending resources to upgrade plants already operating to increase reliability....

Electric vehicles - who’s in charge? 02 April, 2018 EVs will fundamentally challenge the whole of the electricity industry and impact the associated business models. This Pöyry analysis estimates the shape of things to come. Matt...

World’s biggest battery is a huge success story 02 April, 2018 Tesla’s South Australia battery, the largest grid connected battery storage site in the world, is exceeding all expectations. This article, with extensive extracts from an article in...

Making microgrids mainstream: challenges and opportunities 02 April, 2018 Microgrids are on the way – and their wide-ranging benefits are becoming more compelling. What are the challenges and what are the factors that look set to drive forward...

Rolls-Royce looks to work on Paks VVER-1200s 02 April, 2018 Rolls-Royce has signed an MoU with Hungarian state-owned MVM OVIT National Power Line Company Ltd, part of the MVM Group, to explore how they can work together on the provision...

How waste gasification can clean up its ACT 02 April, 2018 Can a new waste gasification demonstration facility currently under construction in the UK succeed where so many have failed? James Varley reports

Transforming asset health management 02 April, 2018 Israeli company mPrest (provider of mission-critical monitoring, big data analytics and control software for the energy sector) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have announced...


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