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06/01/2015
Volume 23, Issue 6
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  • Features

    • Bright forecast for sub-Saharan Africa's power sector

      A new reports states that the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa offers a unique combination of transformative potential and attractive investment opportunites

    • Africa: challenging energy market with limitless potential

      Underdeveloped power networks coupled with surging economic and social growth mean that Africa is a vital market for Aggreko, says James Shepherd

    • A winning formula for waste to energy power plants

      For most power station operators the idea of using fuel that is not just free, but that they are actually getting paid to take, is probably something of an alien concept. But there is one generating industry where just such a model prevails, finds Ben Messenger

    • Fuel-flexible utility-scale CFB

      CFB technology has been typically associated with small-scale industrial boilers using difficult fuels. But with the emergence of utility-scale commercial installations, David Appleyard finds that this is changing

    • Flexibility brings new maintenance challenges for thermal power plants

      Today's thermal power stations must increasingly offset the power fluctuations in the grid caused by solar and wind power stations.

    • From ash to asset: fly ash as a vital secondary material

      As fly ash becomes an increasingly important construction material in the UK market, Dr Robert Carroll explains how both operating and decommissioned coal-fired plants are continuing to create opportunities for growth

    • Forging ahead

      A new 100,000-tonne press for forging turbine wheels for power generation applications, located in Italy, is the world's largest. Its engineers discuss the steps involved in working with it to produce a successful forging process

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