The lithium-ion battery is synonymous with the green energy revolution, but the spiralling...
Doosan Lentjes and Elsaco Electronic to Supply FGD system for Romanian Plant
Doosan Lentjes and Elsaco Electronic, a consortium of companies, were awarded a turnkey contract by CET Govora SA to retrofit a power station in Romania with a modern flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) system.
Are sodium-ion batteries worth their salt?
The lithium-ion battery is synonymous with the green energy revolution, but the spiralling cost of lithium is driving research into high-efficiency, low-cost alternatives. Julian Turner talks to Min Ah Lee, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, about her work on sodium-ion battery alternatives.
Fabric Expansion Joints Brochure
This brochure, published by SEIRIS, offers details of the company's wide range of fabric expansion joints. The joints are available in single or multiple layer construction, in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit customer needs.
Grid-connected battery energy storage systems market to reach 23.4 GW by 2022
The global grid-connected battery energy storage systems (BESS) market witnessed a market volume of 3.8 gigawatts (GW) for projects installed up to 2017, which is expected to reach 23.4GW for projects installed up to 2022.
Digital operations: is collaboration the key to agility?
In February, ABB launched its first-ever collaborative digital operations centre dedicated solely to power generation and water. The new facility was built in response to the sector’s increasing emphasis on digitisation for improved maintenance and monitoring of equipment. However, as ABB’s managing director for power generation and water Kevin Kosisko tells Heidi Vella, power plant digitisation offers much more than just reduced maintenance costs and improved operations, but also a model for future management in a transitioning sector.
Building a smarter grid in the Netherlands
Grid operator Enexis Netbeheer, based in the Netherlands, is building an Internet of Things-inspired smart grid and has 900,000 connected smart electricity meters already, with more planned. But deployment of this many connected devices needs managing, so how is it done?
Energy scavenging: Crossrail project shows the way
Moya Power has launched a pilot project with the UK’s Crossrail to harvest energy from passing and stopping trains, using piezoelectric textiles. As the world becomes ever more urbanised, will scavenging technologies such as this become commonplace?
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