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Advanced radar level measurement helps to lower heat rate and reduce costs
18 July, 2019
Guided wave radar transmitters with dynamic vapour compensation...
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Going with the flow, digitally 17 July, 2019 AQUAVISTA(TM), Veolia’s digital platform, is being used to support FGD wastewater management at a US power plant.

MAN ETES: a cool technology that’s heating up sector coupling 16 July, 2019 MAN ETES (Electro-Thermal Energy Storage) – based on a closed CO2 cycle – offers considerably more than large- scale electricity storage. It also promises an economic approach to what...

Ramboll’s towering achievement 11 July, 2019 Drawing on its long history of involvement with analysis, design and construction of towers and masts globally, Ramboll has developed an innovative guyed wind turbine tower, meeting...

DSOs move to centre stage 10 July, 2019 The electricity distribution sector has a central role to play in the energy transition and is where most innovations are expected to happen, says Eurelectric.

Paving the way for peer-to-peer autonomy 10 July, 2019 In an era characterised by the increasing use of blockchain and smart contracts, intellectual property protection has important roles to play, including the support of R&D investment....

Vattenfall investigates SaltX storage process 04 July, 2019 Vattenfall, together with the Swedish company SaltX Technology, has commissioned an industrial scale, 0.5 MW/10 MWh, pilot test facility at its Reuter power plant employing...

Will tariff structures limit the development of PV and storage? 04 July, 2019 The future could belong to a solar/battery/EV combination at the domestic scale. A new study by Pöyry Management Consulting raises the question – will we see a significant uptake...

Completing coal plants, but looking to gas 03 July, 2019 Gas is likely to play an increasingly important role in the Polish energy mix over the coming years.

Highview targets Chile 27 June, 2019 Chile’s 100% renewables plan? No problem says Highview thanks to liquid-air-based storage technology.

Future uncertain, opportunity unprecedented 27 June, 2019 The future of utilities is uncertain but analysis by Accenture* suggests that major new business opportunities for energy providers are emerging downstream in what it describes as...

Voith Hydro receives order for Snowy 2.0 plant 26 June, 2019 A major enabler for renewable expansion in Australia.

Solar PV installations reach a milestone figure 25 June, 2019 At the end of 2018, PV installations globally reached for the first time a half TW of total capacity. But a decline in China’s market kept the global rise in the year to under 100 GW.

Arkona offshore wind farm completed 20 June, 2019 In record time.

The Caithness ring has been completed 20 June, 2019 SSE has completed the construction and commissioning of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland and energised it for full operation.

Gas new build for CHP and grid support 18 June, 2019 Among recent new build gas fuelled projects in Germany are gas turbine based plants for CHP and grid support as well as gas fuelled piston based facilities for power and district heating

UPDATE: US DOE puts coal FIRST 18 June, 2019 While coal power is on the way out in many parts of the world – with the UK, for example, having recently celebrated one week without any coal generated power on the grid – the current...

Protection and control in the substation of the future 13 June, 2019 In the last half century we have seen computer technology revolutionise the electricity industry, and are well along the path to a new smart grid revolution as we navigate to a low...

Power-to-Gas: heading towards maturity 13 June, 2019 An evaluation of the Power-to-Gas (PtG) project database maintained by Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH shows that PtG-technology is advancing towards maturity and can increasingly...

Siemens and TÜV SÜD join forces against cyber threats 12 June, 2019 Siemens and TÜV SÜD have come together to address the growing risk of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure by collaborating to provide digital safety and security assessments, as...


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