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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...

Achieving energy net zero at the Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant 12 June, 2019 Following a decision to accept fat, oils and grease from local restaurants, resulting in a boost in biogas production, the City of Gresham Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was able...

Reactions to the coal commission 06 June, 2019 A hard-fought compromise worthy of respect.

Heading for the exit 06 June, 2019 But how to get there? By Julian Wettengel & Benjamin Wehrmann, Clean Energy Wire, Berlin*

First Light on target to achieve fusion in 2019 04 June, 2019 First Light Fusion, the UK-based University of Oxford spin out researching energy generation via inertial fusion, has successfully completed building and testing of its new pulsed...

Putting Akkuyu on firm foundations 04 June, 2019 A further key milestone was achieved on 8 March at Akkuyu 1, Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, with completion of concrete pouring for the foundation slab.

Biomass conversion provides coal comfort 30 May, 2019 What do you do with a large and expensive recently commissioned state of the art supercritical coal fired plant to prevent it from becoming a stranded asset in the not too distant...

Digitalising existing assets 30 May, 2019 Digitalisation of existing assets is increasingly becoming a key component of O&M activities in the power sector.

Circulating fluidised bed scrubber technology 29 May, 2019 A low-cost dry flexible multi-pollutant emissions control option for the Indian power market.

Magaldi MAP shows the route to a more efficient lignite future 28 May, 2019 Higher efficiency and lower emissions have been achieved at the Işalniţa lignite fired plant in Romania as a result of a wet-to-dry bottom ash conversion and introduction...

Blue sky thinking in Shenzhen, China 24 May, 2019 Ultra-low-NOx combustion upgrade completed on nine 9E gas turbines in China, providing a benchmark for other operators of mature fleets.

Synchronous condensers finding a new purpose 23 May, 2019 The rise in renewables is creating a new need for the ride-though capabilities of a hundred year old grid stabilisation technology.

The LNG virtual pipeline: getting natural gas to places other pipelines can’t reach 23 May, 2019 Where no gas pipeline or grid infrastructure exists the LNG virtual pipeline enables natural gas to be used as a primary fuel for power generation. In addition, an LNG virtual...

Berezovsky fire, 3 years on 17 May, 2019 More than three years on from the February 2016 fire in the boiler house of Berezovsky 3, Russia’s only 800 MW supercritical coal fired plant, Uniper and Unipro, its Russian...


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