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Helping power plants meet the challenge of water preservation

27/03/2015 By 2035, the world’s energy consumption will increase by 35 per cent, which in turn will increase water use by 15 per cent, acc...

GE on the potential of energy storage

18/03/2015

Matt Cunningham of GE Power Conversion discusses the present and future of energy storage.

Best practices for managing power plant coal ash

18/03/2015 In a time of increasing environmental concerns and  regulations, we uncover how power plant operators are dealing with mil...

Heatric wins heat exchanger deal for ‘game-changing’ gas plant

13/03/2015 UK heat exchanger company Heatric has been chosen to supply recuperative heat exchangers for what it claims is the first-of-a-k...

Global energy emissions stalled in 2014 for first time in 40 years

13/03/2015 Global emissions of carbon dioxide from the energy sector stalled in 2014, according to data from the International Energy Agen...

Catalytic filter collaboration targets US and China

09/03/2015 Two Danish engineering companies have joined forces in a global effort to commercialize a newly-developed catalytic filter bag ...

Iberdrola launches US expansion with $3bn purchase

26/02/2015 Spanish utility Iberdrola is to buy UIL Holdings Corp for in the region of $3bn to create a new listed power and electric utili...

Wind turbine blade design shift up a gear

25/02/2015

Designing new wind turbine blades involves considering changing industry conditions as well as addressing past problems.

The joined-up thinking of piping in power plants

25/02/2015 Which pipe-joining methods are used during piping system installation can significantly impact the running costs and efficiency...

EU investigates Lynemouth coal-fired plant conversion

20/02/2015 The European Commission has opened an in-depth inquiry into the UK’s plant to use public funds to pay for the conversion of a c...

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