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21 August 2017
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Press Releases

L3 MAPPS and ABB to Provide Simulator Update for Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant
L3 MAPPS will supply upgrades for a simulator it provided in 2006 for DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear-powered plant in Newport, Michigan, US. The contract is with Swiss industrial technology company ABB.

Bronto Skylift to Exhibit World's Tallest Insulated Truck-Mounted Aerial Platform at ICUEE 2017
Bronto Skylift will be exhibiting its insulated truck-mounted aerial platform at the International Construction and Utility Expo (ICUEE) 2017, between 3-5 October, in Louisville, Kentucky, US.

Stäubli to Present Textile Machinery Solutions at CAMX 2017
Between 12-14 September, Stäubli will be exhibiting at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), which was created by ACMA and SAMPE to connect and advance all aspects of the world's composites and advanced materials communities.

Quartzelec to Provide Energy Services to Indonesia
UK-based Quartzelec will soon provide its services to Indonesia, having recently made expansions in Malaysia and The Phillippines.

Young & Franklin Feature in Power Engineering International's Volume 25, Issue 2
Young & Franklin has been featured alongside other manufacturers in Power Engineering International's Volume 25, Issue 2, where the company discusses its valves and actuators.

White Papers

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...

Solar Blind UVc Imaging System
The CoroCAM 7® is a professional grade solar blind, easy to operate UVc imaging system used to visualise and locate electrical discharges (corona and arcing) from HV...

Gas Turbine Evaporative Cooling
As the global demand for energy rises, the role that gas turbines play in energy production will be more and more...

Status of Offshore Wind Energy Development In Germany
In the first half of 2017, 108 offshore wind turbines (OWT) with an installed capacity of 626MW fed into the grid for the first time. The majority of the newly feeding OWT were installed in...

Powerful Preservation with Munters
British Energy Group is the UK's largest generator of electricity. They own and run eight nuclear power stations in the UK with a combined capacity of almost 10,000MW....

Features

Producing power where the river meets the sea
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?

Carbon capture’s new material
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 storage more affordable and more selective. Lead researcher, Easan Sivaniah, speaks to Patrick Kingsland about the project.

Sun Tower: a vision of power and beauty
BLDA Architects has designed an offshore power plant, Sun Towers, for a stretch of sea directly in front of the Santa Monica Pier in California. In this special photo feature, we take a closer look at this vision of power and beauty.

Fusion-fission hybrids: nuclear shortcut or pipe dream?
While nuclear fusion’s key milestones remain elusive, could fusion-fission hybrid reactors represent the best of both worlds? Start-up Apollo Fusion aims to make this complex concept a commercial reality, but formidable obstacles remain.

July's top stories: Siemens and AES to create new JV, Hydro One to buy Avista for $5.3bn
Siemens entered a deal with AES to form new 50/50 JV company Fluence, and Hydro One signed a definitive merger agreement to purchase Avista for $5.3bn. Power-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from July, 2017.

Projects

Hywind Pilot Park, Aberdeenshire
Touted to become the world's biggest floating wind farm, Hywind Pilot Park will be situated at Buchan Deep in the North Sea, approximately between 25km and 30km off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Flamanville 3 Nuclear Power Plant, Normandy
Électricité de France (EDF) is adding a new 1,570MW European Pressurised Water Reactor (EPR) to its Flamanville nuclear power plant in Normandy, France.

Ibri Independent Power Project
Ibri independent power project (IPP) is a 1,509MW gas-fired power plant being developed in the Ad-Dhahirah region of northern Oman.

LM Wind Power’s Blade Manufacturing Plant, Bergama
LM Wind Power began operations at its new turbine blade and equipment production facility in the city of Bergama, Turkey, in July 2017.

Alamo Solar Power Project, San Antonio, Texas
The 400MW solar photovoltaic (PV) Alamo power plant is being constructed at different locations in San Antonio, Texas.

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