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September 5, 2012updated 28 Jul 2020 11:30am

Future Power Technology Magazine: Turbine Edition

The latest in turbine technology, looking at thermal, hydro and water power generation.

By Laura Husband

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In 2021, the power sector faced significant challenges across the entire value chain. These included spiking energy costs, transitioning to renewables, and safeguarding assets against extreme weather conditions.   The Internet of Things (IoT), billed as a key part of the next industrial revolution, can significantly transform the power sector by optimizing operations, managing asset performance, and engaging customers to lower energy costs.    GlobalData’s IoT in Power Thematic Research report provides you with an in-depth lens into the impact of IoT on the industry. We highlight both the challenges and opportunities associated with the innovative technology now, and in the future. Our report also covers: 
  • Major players and companies 
  • Market size and growth forecasts 
  • Case studies  
  • Sector scorecard 
According to GlobalData figures, global IoT revenue in the energy sector will reach $59 billion by 2025, up from $34 billion in 2019. Ensure your company is proactive in adapting strategies and processes to help you remain competitive.  Download the full report to get ahead of the competition.   
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Maximising the capacity of capital-intensive gas turbines relies on efficient life cycle management. We find out how predictive modeling and simulators can help extend the lifespan of generating equipment. We also investigate how gas turbines can be optimised using design formulations and field test data, and look at the UK’s largest and most efficient CCGT plant.

Verdant Power’s kinetic hydropower system uses horizontal-axis turbines to generate energy from underwater currents. We take a look at the technology and two new power plants that will use it. Moreover, we find out why very low head turbines could be an affordable alternative for small hydro. Finally, we explore how new wind turbine concepts are optimising production and ask Nordex how they lower costs while boosting power output.

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In this Issue

Predict & Profit Maximising the earning capacity of gas turbines requires efficient life cycle management. Cranfield University professor Riti Singh explains how using predictive modelling and simulators to extend equipment life. Read the full article.

Gas Turbines Drive Progress With BRIC countries becoming increasingly prominent in the gas turbine market, significant growth is expected up to 2015. Global Data reports on the predicted market size, pricing and equipment market share. Read the full article.

Industry Project: Pembroke Combined Cycle Power Plant A new combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant is being constructed near Pembroke in West Wales, UK, at an estimated investment of £1bn. Read the full article.

Industry Project: RWE & Turcas Denizli Power Plant The €500m RWE & Turcas Denizli power plant is an 800MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant being built in the Kaklik Municipality of the Honaz district in the Denizli province in Italy. Read the full article.

Free Flow Verdant Power’s kinetic hydropower turbines generate energy from tidal and river currents. We profile the technology behind the turbines and two projects that are using it. Read the full article.

Scaling Down for Success As demand for small hydro systems grows, Claude O’Neil, co-inventor of the very low head turbine explains what benefits it may hold for small-scale installations. Read the full article.

High Performance Lower Cost With the number of renewable energy producers continuing to grow, the amount of technological requirements these energies must satisfy is also rising. Felix Losada of Nordex SE describes how the company is lowering costs while boosting power output. Read the full article.

Next issue: Smartening Up

The implementation of smart grids has been heralded as a key step in the full integration of renewable energy sources. We find out to which extent the fate of clean energy is tied to the progress of improved distribution, smart metering and other smart grid features.

We also explore how pilot projects around the world are demonstrating how smart grids could work on a national level, and find out why the Middle Eastern market offers huge opportunity to investors and technology manufacturers.

Moreover, we investigate how the roll-out of smart metering has helped to reduce both energy theft and the cost of energy in Brazil and other Latin American countries, and we ask how far data collection through smart meters can go without becoming a threat to users’ privacy – and what regulation are in place to protect personal data.

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Determine the future strategies for IoT in Power

In 2021, the power sector faced significant challenges across the entire value chain. These included spiking energy costs, transitioning to renewables, and safeguarding assets against extreme weather conditions.   The Internet of Things (IoT), billed as a key part of the next industrial revolution, can significantly transform the power sector by optimizing operations, managing asset performance, and engaging customers to lower energy costs.    GlobalData’s IoT in Power Thematic Research report provides you with an in-depth lens into the impact of IoT on the industry. We highlight both the challenges and opportunities associated with the innovative technology now, and in the future. Our report also covers: 
  • Major players and companies 
  • Market size and growth forecasts 
  • Case studies  
  • Sector scorecard 
According to GlobalData figures, global IoT revenue in the energy sector will reach $59 billion by 2025, up from $34 billion in 2019. Ensure your company is proactive in adapting strategies and processes to help you remain competitive.  Download the full report to get ahead of the competition.   
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