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 Future Power Technology: Issue 90 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-90-5922282/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-issue-90-5922282/ In this issue: In this issue: Industrial beauty, trouble for Toshiba nuclear, a seawater-freshwater hybrid, US states stand up for climate action, blockchain utility switching, new CCS material, and more Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:01:00 GMT Future Power Technology: Operations & Maintenance Special Issue 15 http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-operations-maintenance-special-issue-15-5923806/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurefuture-power-technology-operations-maintenance-special-issue-15-5923806/ In this issue: Meeting marine operations & maintenance challenges, solar storage testing in Texas, GE Power on improving efficiency in coal generation, opportunities in smart grid maintenance, and more. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMT Restoring hydropower in remote regions of Tajikistan http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurerestoring-hydropower-in-remote-regions-of-tajikistan-5920395/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurerestoring-hydropower-in-remote-regions-of-tajikistan-5920395/ Pamir Energy, the first ever public-private partnership in Tajikistan, was honoured at the 2017 Ashden Awards for restoring Soviet-era hydro plants in order to bring electricity to the 254,000 people living in the most remote areas of Tajikistan and … Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Allen Combined-Cycle Power Plant, Tennessee http://www.power-technology.com/projects/allen-combined-cycle-power-plant-tennessee/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/allen-combined-cycle-power-plant-tennessee/ The 1.1GW Allen combined-cycle power plant in Tennessee, US, is being developed by the state-owned power utility Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Zarqa Combined-Cycle Power Project http://www.power-technology.com/projects/zarqa-combined-cycle-power-project/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/zarqa-combined-cycle-power-project/ The 485MW Zarqa power plant is a combined-cycle gas turbine power project being developed in Zarqa, the Kingdom of Jordan. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Carbon cutters: can nuclear work alongside renewables? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecarbon-cutters-can-nuclear-work-alongside-renewables-5925786/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecarbon-cutters-can-nuclear-work-alongside-renewables-5925786/ Despite nuclear power’s shaky reputation, it could play an important role, alongside renewables, in decarbonising energy systems. Will its reputation hold it back or do we need nuclear? Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:35:00 GMT Solar power for Syria http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuresolar-power-for-syria-stepping-away-from-the-fuels-at-the-centre-of-conflicts-5924053/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuresolar-power-for-syria-stepping-away-from-the-fuels-at-the-centre-of-conflicts-5924053/ Syria’s power grid has been decimated by years of war, leaving millions with unreliable energy. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations (UOSSM) has begun a project to install solar panels on hospitals to ensure that there is always power w… Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:00:00 GMT Clyde Windfarm, Scotland http://www.power-technology.com/projects/clyde-wind-farm/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/clyde-wind-farm/ Clyde Windfarm is an onshore, wind-based power project developed by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), a UK-based energy company. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Burke County, Georgia http://www.power-technology.com/projects/vogtle-electric-generating-plant-georgia/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/vogtle-electric-generating-plant-georgia/ Alvin W Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, or Plant Vogtle, is located in Burke County near Waynesboro, in the state of Georgia, US. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: GE to supply 123 turbines in Australia, Sumitomo to build 1,200MW plant http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-power-5910491/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-power-5910491/ GE entered an agreement with Powering Australian Renewables Fund to deliver 123 wind turbines for the 453MW Coopers Gap windfarm, and a consortium of Sumitomo secured an EPC contract to develop a new 1,200MW coal-fired thermal power plant in Banglade… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Privatising the Northwest’s transmission system http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureprivatising-the-northwests-transmission-system-5915452/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureprivatising-the-northwests-transmission-system-5915452/ The most recent budget proposal produced by the Trump administration included plans to sell off the publicly-owned Bonneville Power Administration’s in the Pacific Northwest. Trump’s will be the fourth attempt to take it out of public hands, but will… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:00:00 GMT Coopers Gap Windfarm, Cooranga North http://www.power-technology.com/projects/coopers-gap-windfarm-cooranga-north/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/coopers-gap-windfarm-cooranga-north/ Coopers Gap is a 453MW windfarm being developed in Cooranga North, approximately 250km north-west of Brisbane, Australia. Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nobelwind Offshore Wind Farm http://www.power-technology.com/projects/nobelwind-offshore-wind-farm/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/nobelwind-offshore-wind-farm/ The Nobelwind offshore wind farm was developed by Nobelwind NV, a joint venture of Parkwind (41.08%), Sumitomo (39.02%) and Meewind (19.9%). Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT The IAEA’s LEU Bank opens in Kazakhstan http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-iaeas-leu-bank-opens-in-kazakhstan-5912765/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurethe-iaeas-leu-bank-opens-in-kazakhstan-5912765/ The IAEA has officially opened its LEU bank in Kazakhstan, a facility which will soon provide a safe and assured supply of nuclear fuel for member states. Molly Lempriere attended the opening. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Renewable energy at cost: how Pure Planet plans to shake up the UK energy market http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurerenewable-energy-at-cost-how-pure-planet-plans-shake-up-the-uk-energy-market-5885384/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurerenewable-energy-at-cost-how-pure-planet-plans-shake-up-the-uk-energy-market-5885384/ Pure Planet is the UK’s first digital-only energy supplier and aims to revolutionise the UK market by supplying renewable power to consumers at cost price, with no mark-up. Co-founder Steven Day talks disruptive business models, artificial intelligen… Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Macron’s France: where now for nuclear power? http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuremacrons-france-where-now-for-nuclear-power-5905019/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featuremacrons-france-where-now-for-nuclear-power-5905019/ French President Emmanuel Macron’s election campaign included a promise to cut nuclear power generation from 72% to 50% by 2025. But reports now suggest that this goal may be impossible to deliver on schedule. Why has reducing reliance on nuclear bec… Mon, 28 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT Blockchain: talking utility switching and more with Electron http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureblockchain-talking-utility-switching-and-more-with-electron-5904299/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureblockchain-talking-utility-switching-and-more-with-electron-5904299/ UK company Electron is aiming to use blockchain technology to solve a number of the power industry’s dilemmas as energy systems continue to digitise. But what can blockchain bring to current issues around utility switching, energy trading and data ac… Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Producing power where the river meets the sea http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureproducing-power-where-the-river-meets-the-sea-5893645/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featureproducing-power-where-the-river-meets-the-sea-5893645/ A research team from Penn State College of Engineering has developed a new hybrid technology that could use salinity gradient to produce electricity from electrochemical reactions. But how does it work? Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:00:00 GMT Gode Wind 1 and 2 Offshore Wind Farms http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gode-wind-1-and-2-offshore-wind-farms/ http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gode-wind-1-and-2-offshore-wind-farms/ Gode Wind 1 and 2 are a part of three offshore wind projects that were acquired by DONG Energy from PNE Wind for €157m ($193m) in August 2012. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Carbon capture’s new material http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecarbon-captures-new-material-5898533/ http://www.power-technology.com/features/featurecarbon-captures-new-material-5898533/ A group of researchers from Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, London’s Imperial College and City University of Hong Kong have created a new ‘mixed matrix membrane’ filter they claim can make carbon capture and storag… Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT