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January's top stories: GE partners with Iraq, Siemens wins wind turbine contracts
05 February, 2016 | by Shalini M P Nair
The Ministry of Electricity (MoE) in Iraq has partnered with American tech giant General Electric for a power up plan, and Siemens has received two contracts for the supply of wind turbines for...
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Take a breath: Remodelling Plant Emission Control 04 February, 2016 by Chris Lo A new Air Pollutant Optimization model, developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology, combines power plant economics with real-time air quality predictions, which could help reduce the...

Future Power Technology: Issue 71 03 February, 2016 In this issue: Construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm, GE’s $1bn clean energy business spin-off, the UK’s turnaround on solar subsidies and its continued funding of fossil...

Silent flight: suppressing noise from wind turbine blades with owl-inspired coating 19 January, 2016 by Gary Peters The silent flight of owls is the inspiration behind a research project that aims to reduce the noise of wind turbine blades without affecting aerodynamics. But how could this benefit wind...

Gamma camera: Re-imagining radiation monitoring 13 January, 2016 by Adam Leach Engineers at the Fukushima plant in Japan are using UK company Createc's N-Visage camera and imaging system to model radiation in 3D and improve safety as they work to decommission the...

Kosovo C: is coal ever a clean investment? 12 January, 2016 by Chris Lo With its main power plant approaching the end of its life, Kosovo is facing an energy supply crisis that will affect millions. Following its commitment to clean, sustainable power, the World...

Future Power Technology: Issue 70 06 January, 2016 In this issue: The future of US renewables after tax credits expire, how Europe can keep its leading position in ocean power, the potential of tobacco as a fuel, closing the energy investment...

People power: rejecting the Big Six through collective switching 06 January, 2016 by Chris Lo Collective switching schemes have emerged as an alternative to the high prices of the UK's 'Big Six' major utilities. Why have the country's biggest energy suppliers gained such a toxic...

2015: The year's biggest Power Technology stories 05 January, 2016 by Nitin Kumar Obama urged nuclear cooperation deal with China, India-France launched $1tn global solar tie-up, and Pakistan began $10bn of nuclear power projects. Power Technology.com wraps up the key...

New global database links renewables businesses with equipment manufacturers 04 January, 2016 by Taylor Heyman The World Bioenergy Association used the platform of the COP21 talks in Paris to publicise its new bioenergy equipment database, designed to help customers find trusted suppliers for...

Five of the biggest community-led renewable power projects 21 December, 2015 Community and locally-owned renewable power projects are becoming increasingly popular and are growing in scale. Power-technology.com lists five of the biggest community-led power projects based...

The biggest power company takeovers in 2015 16 December, 2015 There have been some huge deals in 2015 such as the $30.4bn acquisition of Enbridge Canadian Liquids Pipelines by Enbridge Income Fund, and historical deals such as the $10.6bn takeover of...

Power surge: preventing exploding pavements in London 16 December, 2015 by Gary Peters Over the past five years, there have been 80 incidents of pavements blowing up or catching fire as a result of faults in underground power lines across London. Politicians have called on UK...

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