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  • Fears over future power shortages highlights requirement for standby power

    Britain is facing a future where energy prices will escalate and energy sources become insecure and unreliable according to a recent report from the industry regulator Ofgem.  It stated that a combination of a global financial crisis, tough environmental targets, increasing gas import dependency and the closure of ageing power stations are to blame for rising costs and uncertain ...


    By Shenton Group

  • There’s No Use Crying Over Spilled Sewage: Using Standby Lift Station Pumps to Prevent SSOs before They Happen

    Power outages and unforeseen mechanical failures create the potential for system distress and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) in wastewater collection and treatment systems. In accordance with a lawsuit initiated by Mobile Bay Watch (Mobile, Alabama), the Mobile Area Water and Sewer System (MAWSS) chose to install an automatic dry priming backup system to increase system reliability and enable ...

  • Case No. 503: Johnson Matthey DOC Controls PM from Emergency Standby Caterpillar 3412 Diesel Engine

    Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) has proven to be effective in achieving low to moderate reductions in particulate matter emissions, while simultaneously reducing CO and HC. To meet SCAQMD Rule 1470 for emergency backup diesel engines, Cal State Fullerton had to reduce PM emissions by 20%. Johnson Matthey’s Diesel Catalytic Converter (DCC™), a high performance DOC ...

  • Powering up your business

    Dramatic incidents such as explosions, fires, floods and landslides make the headlines, but mundane mishaps such as diggers cutting through cables can cause just as many problems for businesses.  With many companies now putting all their eggs in one electronic basket, power supply is a critical factor in business life with the fear of electricity blackouts identified as a major problem for ...


    By Shenton Group

  • How power hungry is home entertainment?

    Plasma televisions, video game consoles, and cable set-top boxes find their way into more and more American homes thanks to lower prices and aggressive marketing. While this trend makes for better home entertainment, it strikes a blow to energy conservation efforts.For example, even when just in standby mode, a plasma television consumes nearly $160 of energy/year and a game console over ...


    By Energy Efficiency Markets

  • Using biogas for combined heat and power

    An integral part of the majority of anaerobic digestion facilities across the world is the CHP combined heat and power (CHP) engine. For the first time builder of a biogas plant, it is often neglected as the focus is on reducing the capital costs ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Using biogas for combined heat and power

    An integral part of the majority of anaerobic digestion facilities across the world is the CHP combined heat and power (CHP) engine. For the first time builder of a biogas plant, it is often neglected as the focus is on reducing the capital costs ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Beyond Incident Rates: Use the Power of Leading Indicators to Improve EHS Performance

    What if you were driving somewhere, and could only see backwards in the rear-view mirror? Sounds scary, but this is pretty much how traditional Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) metrics like incident and injury rates have been used for decades to manage performance. Such lagging indicators measure what occurred in the past. They give you a good view of where you’ve been, but not where ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • ADMS 5 Complex Terrain Validation Tracy Power Plant

    1 Introduction The Tracy Power Plant is situated 27 km east of Reno. Nevada, in a region of complex terrain. The power plant is in a valley surrounded by peaks rising to around 950 m above the power plant elevation. During 1984. the United States Environmental Protection Agency carried out a series of 14 experiments between August 6th and 27th. for a total of 128 ...

  • Global Power Rental Market is Expected to Reach USD 20.64 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Power Rental Market for applications (Peak Shaving, Continuous Power and Standby) in End Use (Government and Utilities, Oil, Gas and Mining, Construction, Industrial, Events) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 – 2019" the global power rental market was valued at USD 7.28 ...


  • Global Power Rental Market Analysis, Share, Size, Trends And Forecast to 2020: Grand View Research, Inc

    The global market for power rental systems is expected to reach USD 24.08 billion by 2020, according to a new research report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing grid instability coupled with power spikes in times of peak demand is expected to be a key driver for the development of the market. In addition, the increased focus towards reduction of peak power consumption in order to reduce ...


  • Eat your energy efficiency vegetables before indulging in a solar powered dessert: Five ways to save energy

    'In the nation's pursuit of energy affordability, climate change mitigation, and energy security, energy efficiency stands out as perhaps the single most promising resource.' -- Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy, McKinsey and Company, September, 2009.We couldn't have said it better ourselves. The problem is, while both business and residential energy efficiency can be major ways to ...


    By GreenPoma.com

  • Efficient Maintenance of Plant Equipments and Machinery

    With the growing spectrum of several industrial, manufacturing, and services concerns at a global level, the consumption of electricity has also been mounted upwards over a period of time. As a matter of cause and effect process, the outcome of high on demand electric consumption in numerous industrial and commercial spheres worldwide has turned out in terms of the shift of most of the ...


  • The Priory Group protected by shentongroup

    The Priory Group, has ensured that it will not face potential hazards caused by a blackout at its clinics and hospitals by using the services of the shentongroup to provide it with emergency generator cover, standby generators and maintenance. The Priory Group is the UK’s leading, independent provider of care for mental health conditions, psychological and psychiatric services ...


    By Shenton Group

  • Safety and reliability aspects of seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant of nuclear desalination demonstration project

    Desalination systems are mostly based on membrane (RO) and thermal (MSF and MED) processes. High-pressure operation and high level of corrosion are the major aspects of concern in a Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Plant. Selection of the appropriate material for construction and the following of the proper design, fabrication and testing codes, and safe operational procedures ensure the safety of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Why it is so Hard – and so Important – To increase distributed resources

    If distributed resources are such a good idea, why don’t we build more of them? A report released this week by Tufts University sheds some light on the answer. Despite all of the talk about the efficiency they bring to the grid, resources like solar energy and combined heat and power still face significant regulatory and monetary hurdles. Consider the following findings from “Distributed ...

  • Optimal operation efficiency and control of water pumps in multiple water reservoir system: case study in Korea

    Pumping regimes for water distribution systems have been established to reduce pump operation costs. Optimization of water reservoir networks has been studied extensively for operating pumps efficiently. According to research, optimization reduces pump operation costs by approximately 10–20%. However, comparing economic benefits per country would be too complex because the effects ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • California utility chooses HERO / crystallizer for ZLD

    The Facility The Magnolia Power Project is utilizing state-of-the-art combined-cycle electric generation technology and being built on four acres of Burbank Water and Power’s (BWP) generation station complex adjacent to Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank. Aker Kvaerner is serving as the Magnolia Power Project engineering, equipment procurement and construction contractor, and has been ...

  • EIS Safety First - Case Study

    EIS was invited by a UK company to provide a fully automated VOC / odour abatement system treating the exhausts from multiple processes and needing multiple safety systems.  The abatement plant would be part of the construction of a new factory based in Scotland, so the timing and installation of the system would be critical to the plant coming on stream at the planned date. The production ...

  • Some surprising facts about Ivanpah

    Ivanpah, the world’s largest power tower CSP project, seems to attract a lot of controversy. Along with that, it brings up concerns about its operations. CSP Today has received some interesting questions amounting to ‘Has something gone wrong? Is Ivanpah not really working?’ By Susan Kraemer In such novel technology built at such ...


    By FCBI Energy

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