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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...
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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...

Power plant O&M: how does the industry stack up on cost? 29 October, 2014 by Chris Lo Operations and maintenance costs vary widely between different forms of power generation but form an important part of any power plant's business case. Power Technology ranks average O&M costs...

Why Sweden values Norwegian wind more than Finnish 27 October, 2014 by Adam Leach The European Court of Justice recently ruled in favour of Sweden's right to refuse a Finnish wind farm operator access to its green certificate scheme, even though the power generated was...

Cyber Espionage: Understanding Energetic Bear 23 October, 2014 by Adam Leach Earlier this year, a cyber attack carried out by a group called Energetic Bear successfully infiltrated the computers and systems of more than 1,000 organisations operating in the global...

Lighting the future: The rising stock of Gallium nitrade 21 October, 2014 Heralded as the most important semiconductor since silicon, gallium nitride holds potential for many important applications, such as LEDs, and could be the key material for the next generation...

Nuclear waste disposal – what the UK can learn from its Gallic neighbours 15 October, 2014 by Heidi Vella The UK government is embarking on a search for the ideal spot to locate an underground nuclear waste repository after one site was vetoed last year. Meanwhile, across the channel, France...

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