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Press Releases

C*Blade to Exhibit at POWER-GEN Europe 2017
C* Blade will be exhibiting at POWER-GEN Europe, from 27-29 June, at the Koelnmesse, in Cologne, Germany.

Skyline Turbine Services to Exhibit at PowerGen Conference 2017
Skyline Turbine Services is exhibiting at the PowerGen conference programme in Cologne, Germany, from 27-29 June.

Himoinsa to Provide 9MW of Stand-By Power to New Hospital in Guayaquil
Himoinsa will be providing power to six towers situated in a new hospital in the north of Ecuador. The company will do this through its delivery of 12 stand-by generator sets.

Wärtsilä Purchases Greensmith to Expand Its Energy Storage Footprint
Wärtsilä has signed a contract to acquire Greensmith Energy Management Systems Inc, a US-based leader in intelligent energy storage technology and solutions.

IDCON Announces 2017 Industry Events and Workshops
IDCON is proud to deliver workshops, presentations and exhibitions at industry events that support Reliability and Maintenance Professionals.

White Papers

HV Portable Test Systems for Medium Voltage Utility Apparatus
Evergreen High Voltage is happy to announce the introduction of a new generation of field transportable test systems for testing medium voltage power cables, generators and switchgear without...

SGT 400 Pilot Burner Overhaul
Skyline Turbine Services has recently overhauled two sets of SGT 400 pilot burners that had damaged main liquid fuel ferrules, sheared off thermocouple bayonet fixings, as well as cracked...

Noise, Vibration & Thermal Management Solutions
Isolated Systems specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of industrial noise, vibration and thermal management...

Reducing the Impact of Noise in Cogeneration
Early detection and preventative measures can mitigate the health and environmental impacts of noise in Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications, writes Robert Lomax, sales director of...

Medium and Low Voltage Instrument Transformers
TWB SA designs, develops and manufactures, exclusively, dry-type low and medium voltage instrument transformers up to 36kV and 3000A, current and voltage, for indoor and outdoor...


Could the Middle East go fully renewable?
Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) suggest that the Middle East could go fully renewable by 2030. The detailed study includes measures to ween the regions off their most lucrative commodity – oil – but could it really be done or will business and political interests stand in the way? Patrick Kingsland speaks to Christian Breyer, study leader and Professor of Solar Economy at LUT.

What’s driving the fall in UK energy demand and can it last?
Total energy consumption in the UK has fallen over the last decade and is now comparable to that of the 1970s. In part, this can be attributed to more efficient technologies and a decline in heavy manufacturing, but that isn’t the whole story. Heidi Vella speaks to industry experts to find out what’s behind the drop and whether it can be sustained.

Leaving Euratom: the UK’s nuclear countdown begins
The UK Government’s intention to leave Euratom when it exits the EU throws up a number of acute risks for the British nuclear industry. What exactly are the dangers involved, and how can the UK best navigate life as a nuclear operator outside of the Euratom Treaty?

Small modular reactors: a Nu design
NuScale has become the first American company to have a small modular reactor design accepted by the Nuclear Regulatory Committee, the body in charge of nuclear innovation in the US. Could this be the first of many?

Are public attitudes to nuclear power still holding it back?
A new Lloyd’s Register report into low-carbon energy concludes that nuclear power is clean, affordable in the long term and reliable, but that challenges remain around public acceptance – but not everyone agrees. Heidi Vella spoke to US and UK-based experts to find out if public opinion is a major factor in prohibiting new nuclear capacity.


Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm
Formosa 1 is an offshore wind farm being developed near Miaoli, in the west coast of Taiwan.

Cape Wind Project, Massachusetts
Cape Wind will be the first utility scale offshore wind farm to be developed in the US. The 468MW wind power project located in federal waters off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound will feature 130 wind turbines with 3.6MW capacity each.

Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm, Victoria
Acciona Energy's Mount Gellibrand wind farm is a 132MW project being developed 65km west of Geelong and 25km east of Colac in Victoria, Australia.

Bridge Power Project, Tema
Bridge power project is a 400MW liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuelled combined-cycle power plant being developed in Tema, Ghana.

Merkur Offshore Windfarm, North Sea
The Merkur Offshore windfarm is being developed in the North Sea, Germany, approximately 45km north of the Borkum Islands.

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