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Looking ahead to the 2024 World Energy Congress
22 February, 2024
Q&A with Jeroen Van Hoof, leader of the organising committee for the...
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Funding breakthrough for Energy Dome 21 February, 2024 Energy Dome, developer of CO2-based thermo-mechanical energy storage technology – which it sees as “the only viable alternative for long-duration energy storage today” – has...

sCO2 and CO2 as working fluids for power generation and storage 15 February, 2024 Too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is clearly a problem. But using the thermodynamic properties of this versatile molecule in modern power systems can be an opportunity.

Adding carbon capture for negative emissions 14 February, 2024 The addition of carbon capture technology to energy-from-waste and biomass plants is attracting increasing interest, with Aker Carbon Capture emerging as a key player.

Aiming for 100 percent green hydrogen in DeBary 7E peaker 09 February, 2024 Duke Energy is planning a “first-of-its-kind” project at its DeBary site in Volusia County, Florida, USA. It will demonstrate an “end-to-end system” for production, storage and...

Learning from losses: offshore wind at a turning point 07 February, 2024 In its new report, A turning point for offshore wind, Allianz Commercial, a major player in the insurance of renewables and low-carbon technology, highlights growth...

Net zero hydrogen for hyperscale datacentres in West Virginia 07 February, 2024 Battelle Carbon Services has been contracted to drill and collect stratigraphic test well data, acquire seismic data and submit Class VI CO2 sequestration permit applications in...

Rolls-Royce supplies mtu emergency gensets to Osaka hyperscale data centre 07 February, 2024 Rolls-Royce is supplying a total of 31 mtu diesel fuelled containerised emergency gensets, based on 20-cylinder mtu Series 4000 engines, and a complete mtu EnergetIQ control system for...

Success for Ballard, Caterpillar and Microsoft fuel cell demo 07 February, 2024 Caterpillar says its collaboration with Microsoft and Ballard Power Systems to demonstrate the viability of using large-format hydrogen fuel cells to supply reliable and...

HYFLEXPOWER world first: gas turbine operation on 100% green hydrogen 02 February, 2024 Installed on the site of paper-based packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa at Saillat-sur-Vienne, France, the HYFLEXPOWER project consists of producing, storing and “re-...

Optimising gensets to reduce emissions 31 January, 2024 Diesel gensets are reliable and flexible workhorses, with low cost of ownership. But their emissions must be reduced. The good news is that a number of options are available,...

Commission acts to support European wind power 25 January, 2024 Achieving the recently agreed EU target of at least 42.5% renewable energy by 2030, with an ambition to reach 45% renewables, will require a massive increase in wind installed...

Mitsubishi Power demonstrates 30% H2 in a JAC gas turbine 24 January, 2024 Mitsubishi Power has demonstrated operation of a grid-connected 1650°C class J-series Air-Cooled (JAC) gas turbine with a 30% (vol) hydrogen/natural gas blend, at partial load and...

Wildfire risk: how utilities can mitigate it 17 January, 2024 The inspection processes typically used for utility powerline assets are inefficient and inaccurate. AI and living digital twins can be employed to significantly improve asset...

ACWA breaks ground in Uzbekistan 15 January, 2024 ACWA Power reports that it has broken ground on a 3000 t/y green ammonia project in Uzbekistan, following the signing of hydrogen purchase and power purchase agreements in May 2023....

Green hydrogen for Lhyfe in Germany 15 January, 2024 Lhyfe plans to produce up to 330 tons of green hydrogen per day at an 800 MW electrolysis plant to be located in Lubmin, eastern Germany, with commissioning targeted for 2029. Part...

A step forward for sCO2 power cycles 09 January, 2024 Mechanical completion has been achieved at the Supercritical CO2 Transformational Electric Power (STEP) pilot plant, located at Southwest Research Institute’s headquarters, San...

How to measure to ever lower limits without spending big 04 January, 2024 Measuring limits will keep on falling. This is putting combustion and incineration plants under continued pressure to reduce emissions – and measure reliably at these lower levels....

Dogger Bank wind farm producing power 21 December, 2023 The Dogger Bank wind farm, with an eventual installed capacity of 3.6 GW, is being constructed in UK waters 70 nautical miles (130 km) off the coast of Yorkshire and in three 1.2...

UK ups CfD strike prices to attract bidders 21 December, 2023 Responding to the failure of the UK’s 2023 CfD (Contracts for Difference) auction to attract any bidders whatsoever from the offshore wind sector, the government has raised the...


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