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Gore’s passive Hg and SO2 removal system makes its European commercial debut at Chemnitz
04 January, 2019
A mercury control project at the Eins Energie CHP plant in Chemnitz...
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Renewables create a tail wind for aeroderivatives, GE believes 03 January, 2019 James Varley reports from a recent media tour of GE’s Houston Service Center.

40 years on, El Dabaa progresses 03 January, 2019 There has been talk of building a nuclear power plant at Egypt’s El Dabaa site in the Matrouh governorate on the Mediterranean coast for about four decades, but following the signing of...

Egypt Megaproject enters the operation phase 03 January, 2019 James Varley reports from a media event in Egypt to mark successful completion of the 14.4 GWe Egypt Megaproject

Construction underway on sCO2 Brayton cycle demo plant 03 January, 2019 On 15 October, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Gas Technology Institute (GTI), GE, and the US Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE/NETL)...

Taiwan’s huge offshore wind programme gets underway 16 November, 2018 The Taiwanese government has set up an ambitious programme that should see over 4 GW of offshore wind capacity installed by 2025. Large sites developed by Ørsted will be a major part...

CMI’s MiRIS pilot project: batteries (both Li-ion and flow) are included 16 November, 2018 CMI Energy, well known as a global player in steam generation, has diversified into renewables, in particular CSP, and is now taking steps into the battery storage area with completion...

EPA’s ACE rule for affordable clean energy: what next? 16 November, 2018 31 October 2018 saw the close of the comment period for the US EPA’s proposed Affordable Clean Energy rule. This opens the way for the EPA to issue a final ACE rule, which is expected...

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 meaningfully incorporated into the global mix of low carbon energy technologies, the challenge of climate change will...

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...

EQTEC makes its mark in the USA 28 October, 2018 Gasification technology specialist EQTEC has signed an MOU with Phoenix Energy as exclusive technology supplier for two gasification projects in California. Staff report

How Rhenish lignite can reduce power plant mercury emissions 28 October, 2018 For RWE’s lignite-fired power plants, the focus for mercury control is on an innovative entrained flow process and adsorption by activated lignite, called HOK®, produced from...

Getting fired up about primary NO measures in India 28 October, 2018 GE reports that its (formerly Alstom's) low NOx firing system has been selected for installation on NTPC’s 2 x 490 MW Dadri coal fired plant and on a 136 TPH Tata Chemicals coal...

Andritz offers Vosteen’s Br-enhanced mercury oxidation 28 October, 2018 Andritz has signed an agreement with Cologne based Vosteen Consulting for the “exclusive sale of proven mercury reduction technologies to be used in fossil fuel based power plants...

HRSG success for CMI in UAE and Russia 28 October, 2018 MHPS has awarded CMI Energy an order for the design and supply of two HRSGs to be installed in the Layyah combined plant, UAE, downstream of Mitsubishi 701F5 gas turbines. The new...

Nuclear in China – where now? 28 October, 2018 Completion of the world’s first EPR and AP1000 reactors marks a major milestone for China, but the country’s ambitious nuclear expansion programme is no longer on track. Steve...


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