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Prospects in a carbon constrained world, an MIT view
15 November, 2018
The authors of a new MIT study say that unless nuclear energy is...
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Fuel flexibility and future proofing in the era of renewables 15 November, 2018 Operators of gas turbine based power plants, notably in Europe (for example in the Netherlands and in Spain), are looking to future proof their existing assets in an energy market...

Is your diesel generator compliant? 28 October, 2018 UK-based diesel generator specialist, Dieselec Thistle Generators, is partnering with reciprocating engine emissions control company, NOxProtekt, to tackle the challenges operators...

First synchronisation of phase III of the world’s largest CSP 28 October, 2018 In September the 150 MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar tower power plant accomplished first synchronisation with the Moroccan grid. Ouarzazate III is the third phase in the Noor...

Learning from failure 28 October, 2018 Why do nuclear programmes fail and what are the factors that contribute to success? A new report from management consultancy, Arthur D. Little, Nuclear failures, considers the...

US wind power – a sea change in the offing 28 October, 2018 Approval has been sought by Dominion Energy to build two 6 MW wind turbines off Virginia’s coast. The $300 million project, considered to be the most advanced of several embryo...

MWM’s 5 minute ramp option now available 17 October, 2018 Owing to the characteristics of renewable energy sources, many operators of gas-fired power plants depend on flexible operation. Caterpillar subsidiary MWM has produced a software...

GE offers 6B repowering 17 October, 2018 GE has launched a repowering offer for its 6B gas turbine, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the fleet, and secured its first agreement to implement the upgrade, on three...

Another milestone for 3D printing: pre-mixer for SGT-A05 17 October, 2018 Siemens has successfully 3D-printed and engine tested a dry low emission (DLE) pre-mixer for its SGT-A05 aeroderivative gas turbine, with “the impressive results showing a potential...

Nidec is still world leader in energy storage – BNEF 17 October, 2018 Nidec Industrial Solutions has, for the fifth consecutive year, confirmed its standing as the world’s leading supplier in the energy storage market. The company is now ranked...

Concentrated solar power: Silk Road investment for ACWA Power 17 October, 2018 ACWA Power has announced that China’s Silk Road Fund will acquire a 24.01% equity interest in the 700 MW DEWA Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the UAE.

Wind power: Orascom to develop 500 MW farm in Egypt 17 October, 2018 Orascom Construction Ltd has jointly signed along with ENGIE (France) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation/Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation (Japan) an agreement to officially...

H class combined cycle CHP plant for Herne 17 October, 2018 With state of the art H class combined cycle plants such as Irsching 4 standing idle, the market for large gas turbine based plants in Germany, and much of Europe, is, to say the...

Tuxpan upgraded 17 October, 2018 Considered something of a “lighthouse project” for its Cross-Fleet initiative – which aims to expand service and upgrade offerings to the gas turbines of other OEMs (see Modern...

Eelpower buys 20 MW battery storage unit 17 October, 2018 Eelpower Limited has acquired the recently-completed 20 MW Rock Farm battery storage scheme from Anesco for an undisclosed sum. Eelpower is an independent provider of flexible...

India hybrid power and energy storage win for Black & Veatch 17 October, 2018 Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering services to IL&FS Energy Development Company Ltd’s 41 MW solar photovoltaic (PV), wind, and battery storage hybrid project in India.

Rolls-Royce launches new range of powerful medium speed V-engines 17 October, 2018 Rolls-Royce has launched a V-line version of its new B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas engine series in three variants, 12, 16 and 20 cylinder, corresponding to output sizes, 7.2 MW,...

‘Breakthrough’ monitoring system for UK smart power grid 17 October, 2018 An innovative low-cost maximum demand logger is designed to make it easier for DNOs to continuously monitor secondary electrical distribution substations.

Enwave wins bid to build solar storage array 17 October, 2018 An energy production and trading scheme designed for the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide will incorporate one of Australia’s largest rooftop solar arrays to provide energy...

Wärtsilä delivers its first engine/storage hybrid 17 October, 2018 Wärtsilä has delivered its first engine plus storage hybrid installation worldwide and its first EPC energy storage project in Europe, to Sinergy Kft, subsidiary of ALTEO Group,...


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