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Diesel gensets on standby for MCPD
26 March, 2019
With the Medium Combustion Plant Directive driving ever lower...
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Transition to ‘new energy’ – what role for gas engines? 03 March, 2019 A perspective from distributed power consultancy Delta Energy & Environment. By Dina Darshini and Silvestros Vlachopoulos. For more information, please contact [email protected]

Poyry at 60 provides a platform for debate 03 March, 2019 Decarbonisation was the topic in November, when Poyry invited industry members to ‘Carbon Clash’, an opportunity to meet and debate (and incidentally celebrate the company’s 60 years...

Global demand shifts to China and SE Asia 03 March, 2019 The International Energy Agency’s latest World Energy Outlook concludes that government policies will be the critical factor in determining the shape of energy sectors of the future....

Robotics redefine transformer inspection 03 March, 2019 Transformers are a key part of the power infrastructure but many of them are very old, the average age of US transformers is for example estimated to be about 40 years. Robotic...

Modern bioenergy: the overlooked giant of renewables 01 March, 2019 Modern bioenergy leads the growth of all renewables to 2023, according to the latest International Energy Agency industry forecast.

Compact mobile substation technology aids grid recovery 14 February, 2019 Rapid recovery is an increasingly important factor for grid operators. With new and advanced developments, like compact power electronics and resilience concepts, solutions are now...

'I&C upgrade project ends in success at Loviisa' 11 February, 2019 Four years after being awarded a contract by Fortum to upgrade safety-critical instrumentation and control (I&C) systems at the Loviisa nuclear power plant in Finland, Rolls-Royce...

CCS revival, but will it be different this time? 04 February, 2019 Toby Lockwood, of the IEA Clean Coal Centre, was at the recent Edinburgh gathering bringing together anyone who’s anyone in the field of what used to be called CCS but now prefers to...

SmartBoiler(TM): how the Internet of Things can improve boiler operating performance 04 February, 2019 The Internet of Things is already changing the way the power industry does things, not least in the optimisation of boiler operation.

Feng 5E vision becomes concrete reality at Pingshan Phase 2 site 04 February, 2019 The double reheat ultrasupercritical Pingshan Phase 2 coal plant currently under construction in China will benefit from the full range of highly effective 5E coal plant...

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 is Europe’s first commercial installation of Gore’s innovative system for coal plant emissions reduction....

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...

The CHP world according to CAT 03 January, 2019 Caterpillar’s Electric Power division recently published a white paper detailing how combined heat and power (CHP) can help make distributed resources more cost-effective and...

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)...

Ilanga-1 CSP plant completed 03 January, 2019 Sener Global engineering and technology group, together with its engineering, procurement and construction partners Emvelo and Cobra, has announced the completion of the...

New Rolls-Royce B36:45 gas engines for the Czech Republic 03 January, 2019 Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with C-Energy in the Czech Republic to extend its power plant installed capacity by a further 23 MWe. The delivery includes two gas-fired gensets...

Fast-track power plant delivery in Mexico 03 January, 2019 A 130 MW power plant, delivered on an EPC basis by Wärtsilä to Monterrey, Mexico, has commenced full operations. Wärtsilä also operates and maintains the facility under a three-year...


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