Jamaica operates the Caribbean’s only nuclear reactor as part of a research project...
Inside the Caribbean’s only nuclear reactor
Jamaica operates the Caribbean’s only nuclear reactor as part of a research project at the University of West Indies (UWI). On a recent visit, the International Atomic Energy Agency
applauded the nearly 35-year-old programme for showing a continuous commitment to safety after a successful conversion to low-enriched uranium.
Blockchain: a natural partner for 21st century power grids
Blockchain technology – a distributed transaction database that maintains continuous records in the form of time-stamped and modification-resistant blocks – is emerging as a key enabler for the current wave of energy innovation. From underpinning a small community energy scheme in Brooklyn to facilitating a trial of utility-scale energy trading in Austria, how is blockchain supporting the roll-out of advanced energy technologies?
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 Wakefield Acoustics.
How much of the US is following Trump out of the Paris Accord?
President Donald Trump has promised to take the US out of the Paris climate accord, but how much of the country is coming with him? With growing numbers of states, cities and voters looking to support the goals of the Paris Agreement regardless, the US is a nation divided on the issue of energy and climate change.
Oil Filtration Technology
Micafluid provides fine filters and spares for Micafluid and MICAFIL oil treatment plants that have an optimised graded density with fine pore sizes in inner layers and bigger pore sizes in the outer layers for high removal efficiency, high dirt holding capacity and long service life.
Birchwood Power Facility: GE’s coal efficiency showcase
GE Power plans to convert its Birchwood Power Facility in Virginia into the Global Steam Plant Innovation Center to show off its latest tech to improve the efficiency, availability and eco-performance of coal-fired steam plants. Two of the company’s experts discuss the planned facility and the space for innovation that still remains in coal-fired power generation.
UK’s Moixa receives new government funding for GridShare platform
UK-based home battery firm Moixa Technology has received new government funding to expand its GridShare platform, which is designed to aggregate the capacity of various distributed batteries to create a virtual power plant.
New collaboration formed to improve wind turbine blade innovation
A new international collaboration has been established to carry out research on the development of seven new offshore wind turbine blade technologies.
L3 MAPPS Enters Seven-Year Deal to Provide Tihange 1 Simulator Support Services
L3 MAPPS has entered a seven-year deal with ENGIE Electrabel to provide support services for the Tihange 1 full scope simulator located at the Tihange nuclear power plant in Huy, Belgium.
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