Upgrades

All news and project announcements relating to coal fired project, plant and equipment upgrades, resulting in greater efficiency and control, as well as reduced emissions.

MAN Energy hands over new CHP plant in Germany

New combined heat and power technology has replaced coal-fired operations at a power plant in Germany.

Feature: Driving efficiency in power generation

Ambitious new climate change targets mean that power generation of all types is under greater scrutiny than ever before.

Poyry completes Philippines coal plant expansion

Consulting company Pöyry has completed work on a power plant on Panay Island in the Philippines

Earthquake – proof battery backup

A set of batteries have replaced the original time-served set at the Megalopolis B power station in Greece. George Charalampous explains how the backup battery system will withstand severe earthquakes and operate reliably in the heat of the Grecian summer.

Sealing the deal

A lignite-fired power plant in Germany upgraded the performance of its boiler feed and FGD slurry pump seals with help from John Crane

IN DEPTH: Electric actuators in biomass power plants

With the Paris Agreement signed by 174 countries, there is a growing focus on renewable energy, including biomass. This article looks at the potentials and challenges for electric actuators in biomass-fired power plants  

Wind power overtook nuclear in UK energy pecking order for January

Wind overtook nuclear to become UK’s second biggest power generator in January.

Electric actuators in biomass power plants

With the Paris Agreement signed by 174 countries, there is a growing focus on renewable energy, including biomass. Gerda Nölp looks at the potentials and challenges for electric actuators in biomass-fired power plants

Cross-party group says Brexit could lead to energy shortages and high...

A House of Lords parliamentary committee has requested a full study be made on the likely impact of Brexit on both energy supply and prices for the UK.

E.ON chief attacks government on carbon price failure

The head of E.ON, Johannes Teyssen has launched a scathing attack on the German government for its failure to deliver an effective carbon reduction strategy.

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