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Shale gas – powering an energy revolution
15 November, 2019
The last IEA review of the USA’s energy policies was published in 2015....
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Repowering Drax 07 November, 2019 With high efficiency gas turbine technology.

Projects proliferate 07 November, 2019 Recent months have seen a growing number of initiatives aimed at producing low carbon hydrogen and its use as an energy vector and storage medium.

Reaching new lows in subsea HV cable qualification 18 September, 2019 420 kV XLPE cable laid in Fensfjorden, Norway, has been qualified to a record water depth of 550 m.

ABB to supply new South Korea - Jeju link 13 September, 2019 A new cable link and two new converter stations will increase power and grid stability on South Korea’s Jeju Island.

Next steps for MeyGen 05 September, 2019 A new contract between GE and SIMEC Atlantis Energy paves the way for Project Stroma, the second phase of the MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland.

On-line measurement and control in PF pipework 05 September, 2019 The key to successful biomass conversion. By Hans Georg Conrads, Promecon, Barleben, Germany.

World’s largest ferrite-based DD-PMG generator delivers excellent initial results 04 September, 2019 GreenSpur Renewables has built the world’s largest ferrite-based direct drive permanent magnet generator (DD-PMG), which is now undergoing initial system testing at the Offshore...

Viking link is confirmed with contract awards 30 August, 2019 Contracts have been awarded for main components of the Viking transmission interconnector between Great Britain and Denmark. When completed, it will be the longest such cable in the world.

Uskmouth conversion project – a world first 29 August, 2019 A project underway at Uskmouth in the UK, with the aim of converting the plant to run fully on waste-derived pellets, could have important lessons for other redundant coal fired...

GS EPS adds dependable renewable plant to South Korea’s grid 29 August, 2019 Operating experience with the Dangjin Bio-1 plant has demonstrated the many advantages of circulating fluidised bed technology, not least of which is exceptional fuel flexibility....

Two more H-25 gas turbines for China 22 August, 2019 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd (MHPS) has received an order for two H-25 gas turbines from Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd for its factory in Dongguan, Guangdong province.

Full steam ahead for Akkuyu Arabelle turbines 20 August, 2019 GE Steam Power and AAEM Turbine Technology LLC, a joint venture between AtomEnergoMash JSC (AEM) of Russia and General Electric (GE), have announced the start of manufacturing...

Flexitricity helps Anesco to optimise battery assets 08 August, 2019 Flexitricity will provide market access for 19.5 MW of Anesco’s battery storage portfolio in the UK.

Cordova heads towards 100% hydro 08 August, 2019 Saft has installed an energy storage system (ESS) in the Alaskan city of Cordova to enable the community to make the most of hydropower generation and meet a seasonal step change...

PVD coatings increase performance and cut costs 06 August, 2019 Physical vapour deposition (PVD) coatings provide superior erosion and corrosion protection for high-value turbine components, improving efficiency and reducing MRO costs.

Fast rotor repair also improves efficiency 01 August, 2019 Cracked steam turbine rotor repaired and reinstalled with 8% improvement in performance. By Claudia Proeger, Sulzer.

No more wind curtailment on Bonaire 31 July, 2019 Wärtsilä has commissioned a 6 MW/6 MWh energy management and storage system for ContourGlobal on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. With phase one complete, the island no longer has...

Mega project goes underground in Utah 30 July, 2019 Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Magnum Development, have launched a major storage project in central Utah, United States, making use of the region’s salt dome geology...

Going all-electric? 25 July, 2019 A new Haldor Topsøe led project is developing a concept for the electrification of ammonia production using solid oxide electrolyser cells without the need for an air separation unit....

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