December 7, 2020
The first green hydrogen plant that benefits from the infrastructure of a conventional power generation plant and the national distribution gas network in Amorebieta (Biscay) is set to be launched in Spain.
July 25, 2019
In a digital energy space that is getting more crowded by the week, Uniper Technologies likes to think that it has big advantage: as an owner and operator of conventional power plants, the company has been doing ‘digitalisation’ long before it became a buzzword.
March 8, 2018
The European Commission published plans to help finance sustainable growth on Thursday. These could help re-direct capital from conventional power plants to wind energy, according to WindEurope.
November 24, 2017
A combined heat and power plant in Sweden is using clothing discarded by well-known retail chain Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) instead of the conventional coal and oil fuel previously used.
June 16, 2016
The UK’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills says its Trailblazer initiative is the key to re-training for coal and gas-fired power plant engineers looking to adapt when conventional power is phased out.
Equipment & Technology
February 18, 2016
Gineke van Dijk, senior manager for customers and markets of TenneT, the Netherlands’ national grid operator believes batteries will prove to be an “excellent alternative” to conventional power plants in providing balancing services, especially as a complement to increased solar and wind deployment.
June 19, 2015
Comments made by the German Wind Power Association’s president Hermann Albers with regard to wind’s ability to compensate for the closure of conventional and nuclear power plants have been called into question by an independent energy sector data analysis consultancy.
June 9, 2014
An official at the German ministry for energy has confirmed that the government is getting closer to finalising a strategy designed to keep conventional power plants open.