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The UK - a role to play in developing clean African energy?
15 December, 2014
While sub-Saharan Africa has seen robust economic growth, access to electricity is lagging behind. Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna has called on British industry to support the...
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Minute mercenaries - tackling nuclear waste with microbiology 08 December, 2014 by Laura Walkinshaw Groundbreaking research showing the potential of microbes to treat radioactive waste has shed light on how toxic materials could be disposed of in the future. Laura Walkinshaw reports....

Future Power Technology Magazine: Issue 57 03 December, 2014 In this issue: Britain’s role in developing renewable energy in Africa, China’s $16bn EV revolution, radioactive waste munching microbes, commercialising CCS with the help of CO2 enhanced...

November's top stories: Carbon graphite for new fuel cells, UK GIB buys stake 03 December, 2014 by Shalini M P Nair Researchers have found a property of carbon graphite that could lead to the development of new hydrogen-based fuel cell technologies, and the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has bought a 20%...

Safety by numbers – delving into 2014 offshore wind health & safety statistics 26 November, 2014 by Heidi Vella The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association, along with the Energy Institute, has published its first annual incident data report, providing a comprehensive look at health and safety in...

UK nuclear waste – where it’s generated, contained, transported and stored 24 November, 2014 by Heidi Vella It will be decades before the UK Government builds a long-term storage for the country’s radioactive nuclear waste; but where is this waste produced, contained, transported and stored in...

New heights: the role of high-altitude wind turbines in future power generation 21 November, 2014 MIT spin-off Altaeros Energies has created the BAT – the Buoyant Airborne Turbine, found within a helium-filled shell, and able to float 1,000 feet above ground. Ross Davies talks to co-founder...

Future Power Technology: Operations & Maintenance Special Issue 4 20 November, 2014 In this issue: Health and safety risks in offshore wind operations, assessing maintenance costs across different power sectors, new technology to deal with corrosion, mapping the UK’s nuclear...

Dealing with Corrosion 18 November, 2014 by Adam Leach Alstom recently announced it was installing a new flue gas corrosion protection system at the Weiher coal power plant in Germany to protect its boiler evaporator walls against corrosion by...

Tidal power: Florida’s ocean current potential 13 November, 2014 by Laura Walkinshaw As a largely unexplored renewable source, marine and hydrokinetic energy – or ocean power – is gaining traction as the next best thing in the power industry. Laura Walkinshaw spoke to...

Future Power Technology Magazine: Issue 56 05 November, 2014 In this issue: Meeting biomass sustainability rules in the UK, lessons learned from the Energetic Bear cyber attacks, underground nuclear waste storage in France and Britain, controversy over...

Could China lead the Electric Vehicle revolution? 04 November, 2014 by Adam Leach China has signalled plans to invest $16bn into its electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, a move that could stimulate massive growth in EV sales and help the country cut carbon...

October's top stories: Japan nuclear facility restarts, Germany to end coal plants 03 November, 2014 by Shalini M P Nair The municipal assembly of the Japanese town Satsumasendai has approved the plan for restarting the Sendai nuclear plant, and Germany plans to reduce energy generation from coal power plants to...

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