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Compact mobile substation technology aids grid recovery
14 February, 2019
Rapid recovery is an increasingly important factor for grid operators....
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'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)...

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...

First solar-wind hybrid project in the USA 03 January, 2019 Juhl Energy has contracted with GE Renewable Energy to supply equipment for the first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the USA. The...

EU carbon price surges up-wards – but sends a warning 16 November, 2018 Recent changes in the EU carbon price, varying around a generally strong upswing, have led to a range of cautious forecasts for the years ahead. Staff report

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...

Fierce competition in Indian emissions control market 16 November, 2018 With revised compliance deadlines for coal plant emissions limits that are much more realistic than those proposed in 2015, emissions control technology suppliers are looking to...

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...

Custom reagents reduce slagging 16 November, 2018 What drives slag formation in coal-fired utility-scale furnaces and how can it be dealt with? CoalTreat reagents are applied pre combustion to adjust fuel chemistry and have proved...

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...


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