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08/01/2014
Volume 22, Issue 7
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  • Regional Profile

  • Power Report: Japan

    • A New Dawn for Japan's Power Sector

      Since the 2011 earthquake that destroyed the Fukushima nuclear complex, Japan's energy industry has been in crisis. We explore how the sector is responding to the challenges.

  • Features

    • Fuel cell power scales up

      A look at the world's biggest fuel cell energy park in South Korea and the company behind it, US-based FuelCell Energy.

    • Walking the torque

      Howard Barnes of MAN Diesel & Turbo tells Kelvin Ross why he believes the power sector is on the verge of a gas engine boom.

    • High flexibility at low load

      Detailed analysis is the basis for success in optimizing existing boilers and further reducing stable minimum load.

    • Navigating risky waters

      How renewables investors moving into new and emerging markets can deal with additional market-specific risk.

    • Staying ahead of the stresses

      Early detection can mitigate the effects of medium and peak load operation on power plant core components.

    • ADR is key to solving Europe's energy challenges

      ADR offers utilities a low-carbon method of stabilizing the grid and accommodating peaks in demand quickly, effectively and cheaply.

    • A closing window of opportunity

      As the UK reforms its electricity market, it must also recognize and close its storage gap.

  • Regulars

    • Industry Highlights

      • Industry Highlights

        Research reports on the various sectors of the power market are ten-a-penny, but what nearly all of them share - regardless of what technology they are reporting on - is that, at some point in their findings, they will state that Asia is driving growth in that particular technology.

    • New Analysis

      • ASIA-PACIFIC

        The Asia-Pacific region will spend $3.6 trillion between now and 2030 to meet its power demands, and two thirds of that sum will go on renewable technologies, according to a new report.

    • Project and Technology Update

      • Project Update

        A landfill gas-fueled power plant believed to be the most powerful in France has been inaugurated in Plessis-Gassot.

      • Technology Update

        Old Trafford, the UK home of Manchester United football team, was the venue for General Electric Power and Water's FlexEfficiency Forum, aimed at getting the most out of gas turbine technology, writes Diarmaid Williams.

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Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

A combination of coal-fired power plant outages and falling gas prices saw a surge in gas-fired power in the UK in the sec...
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Molluscs force German coal-fired power plant to shut down

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