Following the destruction caused by the Tōhoku tsunami in 2011, the Japanese city...
The Resilience Programme: Changing Japan’s grid
Following the destruction caused by the Tōhoku tsunami in 2011, the Japanese city of Higashi Matsushima decided to rebuild its energy infrastructure using microgrids and decentralised power. More and more cities are following in its footsteps, so could microgrids provide the resilience Japan needs?
High-Power Generating Sets
KD SERIES is the new line of generating sets equipped for the first time with state-of-the-art KOHLER diesel engines. These generating sets benefit from unprecedented power density, making the KD SERIES an ideal range to meet the most exacting requirements.
Floating wind: the significance of Hywind Scotland
With Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating windfarm now up and running, speculation abounds as to whether similar projects will gain support, replacing conventional bottom-fixed installations. There is potential for this to happen, but funding will be crucial.
Smart cities: building a solar-powered smart district in Denver
With construction underway on the Denver CityNOW project – a carbon-neutral smart district incorporating numerous energy innovations – Panasonic and its partners are hoping to reveal the future of smart cities. Panasonic USA vice-president for CityNOW George Karayannis outlines the company’s vision for a smart city development plan that could work anywhere.
Foundation Repair, Realignment and Regrout of a K-6510 Gas Compressor
Alphatec Engineering is a machinery grouting specialist. The company was called upon after the breakdown of a K-6510 recycle gas compressor.
Cutting out the middle men: Blockchain in the solar industry
Blockchain is playing an increasingly important role in industry, and the solar sector is keen to be part of that. We spoke to Hyperion Fund COO Noel Shannon at Blockchain Week to see how it can speed up solar power projects.
Engineering fusion with Tokamak Energy
Tokamak Energy has appointed former Rolls Royce executive Jonathan Carling as its new CEO. Could having an engineer at the helm help the company crack the final problems to become a provider of grid-scale fusion power in less than a decade? We talk to Carling about the challenges and the potential for success.
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