New Article information at Power Technology New and updated information from Article listed on www.power-technology.com http://www.power-technology.com/ en-us http://www.power-technology.com/ New Article information at Power Technology http://www.power-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif The Faraday Challenge: boosting batteries in Britain http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-faraday-challenge-boosting-batteries-in-britain-5882623/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-faraday-challenge-boosting-batteries-in-britain-5882623/ Battery technology is set to take centre stage in Britain’s energy future, with Business Secretary Greg Clark announcing a £246m investment and policy reforms to ensure a more flexible and secure UK energy system. But what will this mean for everyday… Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:10:00 GMT Could air be the next big battery breakthrough? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-air-be-the-next-big-battery-breakthrough-5864457/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-air-be-the-next-big-battery-breakthrough-5864457/ The air all around us could provide an alternative to chemical batteries, helping store energy from unpredictable power sources such as wind and solar. A new project, RICAS 2020, aims to compress air in underground caverns until it heats under the pr… Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT The power of prescience: Predicting and preventing blackouts on the US power grid http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-power-of-prescience-predicting-and-preventing-blackouts-on-the-us-power-grid-5852371/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-power-of-prescience-predicting-and-preventing-blackouts-on-the-us-power-grid-5852371/ Based on analysis of blackouts from over the last 50 years, start-up Prescient Transmission Systems has developed a predictive methodology designed to ensure the US power grid doesn’t go down. Ross Davies spoke to CEO and founder Jerry Wolfe to find … Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Overcapacity and the challenges of going 100% renewable http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureovercapacity-and-the-challenges-of-going-100-renewable-5872868/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureovercapacity-and-the-challenges-of-going-100-renewable-5872868/ The installation of intermittent renewables such as wind and solar photovoltaics is growing rapidly in many advanced markets, but looking to the future, what challenges do intermittency and overcapacity pose to countries looking to move towards the h… Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Storheia Windfarm, Sør-Trøndelag http://www.power-technology.com/projects/storheia-windfarm-sr-trndelag/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/storheia-windfarm-sr-trndelag/ Storheia is a 288MW windfarm being developed in the Bjugn and Åfjord municipalities of the Sør-Trøndelag County in central Norway. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Another step towards clean energy as kinetic street opens in London http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureanother-step-towards-clean-energy-as-kinetic-street-opens-in-london-5869818/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureanother-step-towards-clean-energy-as-kinetic-street-opens-in-london-5869818/ The kinetic energy produced by shoppers as they walk up and down Oxford Street is being captured to power light and sound on Bird Street, where Pavegen have installed their award winning V3 smart flooring . Could this be a model for the rest of Londo… Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:33:00 GMT KIEL Coastal Power Plant http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kiel-coastal-power-plant/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kiel-coastal-power-plant/ German municipal utility, Stadtwerke Kiel, is developing Europe's most modern gas engine heating power plant on the eastern shore of the Kieler Förde inlet in northern Germany. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm, Liverpool Bay http://www.power-technology.com/projects/burbo-bank-extension-offshore-wind-farm-liverpool-bay/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/burbo-bank-extension-offshore-wind-farm-liverpool-bay/ The Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm was constructed adjacent to the existing Burbo Bank wind farm in Liverpool Bay, UK. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could a daisy chain of artificial islands be the future of offshore wind? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-a-daisy-chain-of-artificial-islands-be-the-future-of-offshore-wind-5864912/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecould-a-daisy-chain-of-artificial-islands-be-the-future-of-offshore-wind-5864912/ TenneT has embarked on the first steps of its North Sea Power Hub project, which aims to bring wind power to thousands of people by building a daisy chain link of turbines and islands. Could this be the beginning of a new model for offshore wind? Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:10:00 GMT Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant, Fujian http://www.power-technology.com/projects/fuqing-nuclear-power-plant-fujian/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/fuqing-nuclear-power-plant-fujian/ Fuqing nuclear power plant is a 6,322MW plant being developed in the Fuqing City of Fujian Province, China. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Power Technology: Issue 88 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-88-5859421/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-88-5859421/ In this issue: A fusion-fission hybrid, Wales's new nuclear, powering Madagascar, predicting blackouts, blockchains for smartgrids, onshore wind investments, and more Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:15:00 GMT Winds of change: Scotland leads the way on low-carbon wind energy http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewinds-of-change-scotland-leads-the-way-on-low-carbon-wind-energy-5851885/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewinds-of-change-scotland-leads-the-way-on-low-carbon-wind-energy-5851885/ Scotland set a new record for wind power output in March, jumping more than 80% year-on-year, yet the UK Government has withdrawn new subsidies for onshore windfarms. What will it take to bring cheap, low-carbon onshore wind energy back into the main… Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: Siemens collaborates with Duke Energy, UN chief urges US to retain Paris climate deal http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-siemens-collaborates-with-duke-energy-un-chief-urges-us-to-retain-paris-climate-deal-5863534/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-siemens-collaborates-with-duke-energy-un-chief-urges-us-to-retain-paris-climate-deal-5863534/ Siemens entered an agreement with Duke Energy to support development of gas turbine technologies, UN chief urged US to retain Paris climate deal. Power-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from June, 2017. Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT The five-step guide to a smarter grid http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-five-step-guide-to-a-smarter-grid-5860548/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-five-step-guide-to-a-smarter-grid-5860548/ Smart grid technologies offer a range of potential benefits, but maximising the value of grid modernisation programmes is easier said than done. Mike O’Boyle of US-based think tank Energy Innovation describes the five-step framework his organisation … Mon, 03 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant, Binh Thuan http://www.power-technology.com/projects/vinh-tan-4-thermal-power-plant-binh-thuan/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/vinh-tan-4-thermal-power-plant-binh-thuan/ Vinh Tan 4 is a 1,800MW super-critical thermal power plant currently under development in Binh Thuan, Vietnam. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:15:00 GMT Powering Madagascar http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurepowering-madagascar-5852461/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurepowering-madagascar-5852461/ Madagascar is a vast island with a growing population and virtually no electricity grid, especially in the south, causing a problem that is severely hampering economic growth. Will the government’s national utility company, Jirama, finally clean up i… Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Miraah Solar Thermal Project http://www.power-technology.com/projects/miraah-solar-thermal-project/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/miraah-solar-thermal-project/ Translated as 'mirror' in Arabic, Miraah is a proposed 1,021MW solar thermal facility to be located in South Oman, and expected to be one of the world's biggest solar plants. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation: the big drivers at PowerGen 2017 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredecarbonisation-decentralisation-and-digitalisation-the-big-drivers-at-powergen-2017-5856615/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuredecarbonisation-decentralisation-and-digitalisation-the-big-drivers-at-powergen-2017-5856615/ PowerGen kicked off on Tuesday the 27th and three key themes quickly emerged as prime factors that will shape the future of the power industry. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wylfa: new nuclear for Britain on the Horizon http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewylfa-new-nuclear-for-britain-on-the-horizon-5852556/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurewylfa-new-nuclear-for-britain-on-the-horizon-5852556/ Hitachi’s Horizon has submitted its application for a licence to build a new nuclear plant at Wylfa in Wales – the first since Hinkley Point C’s in 2011. But will Horizon face the same challenges as its counterpart in Somerset? Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:04:00 GMT Sorting out South Australia’s energy woes http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuresorting-out-south-australias-energy-woes-5839000/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuresorting-out-south-australias-energy-woes-5839000/ South Australia has been plagued by blackouts and the government is now taking some unusual measures to provide energy security in the wind and gas power-reliant region, including offering AUD150m to encourage the development of 100MW of battery stor… Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT