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  • AMETEK Land Reveals How Power Plants Can Better Monitor Their Emissions

    AMETEK Land reveals in its latest engineering brief how power plant operators can benefit from opacity monitoring systems to verify that they are compliant with global and national emissions limits. The brief, which is available at https://www.landinst.com/documents/1217, outlines how power-generation plant operators must ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Construction Underway on FPL`s Eight New Universal Solar Power Plants

    Florida Power & Light Company announced that construction is underway on its next eight solar power plants, continuing one of the largest solar expansions ever in the eastern U.S. The new plants, which will comprise a total of more than 2.5 million solar panels and nearly 600 megawatts of capacity combined, are all on track to begin powering FPL customers by early 2018. The company plans to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Sweco commissioned by Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company to participate in planning and designing of encapsulation plant Clink

    SKB is currently undergoing authorising according to the Act on Nuclear Activities and Swedish Environmental Code for KBS-3, the Swedish system for disposal of nuclear waste. A part of the application concerns the construction of Clink, an integrated facility for interim storage and encapsulation of spent nuclear fuel in Oskarshamn, consisting of the current facility Clab and a new facility for ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • How a Plant Manager’s HVAC Problems Can Spark Product Innovation

    If you’re a plant operations or maintenance manager, then you’re inherently a problem solver too. So when a big problem comes along, it’s tempting to feel as if you have to figure it out on your own. This type of problem solving can be a relatively slow and stressful process when the equipment at risk is worth millions of dollars, and a trial and error approach is ...

  • IEA and China host high-level gathering of energy ministers and industry leaders to affirm the importance of carbon capture

    The energy ministers of Canada, China, Norway, and the United States, as well as heads of delegation from Australia and the European Commission, along with leaders from the industry and key organisations, were invited by the International Energy Agency and China to review how to increase collaboration in order to drive further deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).  ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Pushing Plant’s Power

    GE’s Power Services and Songas Ltd. have signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) to upgrade equipment at Songas’ Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MYA encompasses GE’s Fleet360* platform of total plant solutions, helping Songas ensure the long-term, reliable operation of its power plant, GE ...

  • One-stop fulfillment: Siemens Gamesa to supply EnBW Albatros offshore wind power plant as first German full-scope-project

    Following the 497-megawatt (MW) order for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind power-plant, EnBW has also awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the installation of the neighboring 112-MW-project EnBW Albatros. The scope of supply includes 16 direct-drive SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines on monopile foundations and the grid connection via a Siemens Offshore Transformer Module (OTM). Siemens Gamesa will ...


    By Gamesa

  • CH2M-led Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC. awarded Department of Energy Paducah Deactivation and Remediation Contract

    The United States Department of Energy announced today that Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC., a CH2M-led company with partners Fluor Corporation and BWX Technologies, Inc., was awarded the Paducah Deactivation and Remediation (D&R) Contract at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The Paducah site is situated on approximately 3,500 acres in Western Kentucky, eight miles west of Paducah, ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Successful AVA Heavy Duty Series

    Once again, AVA received an order for a horizontal continuous mixer from the power plant industry. This is used for the humidification of fly ash from a combined heating and power plant in Scandinavia. The proven high mixing intensity of the AVA HTK series and the specially developed AVA Heavy ...


    By AVA GmbH u. Co. KG

  • GE updating legacy Alstom products at Renusagar Captive Power Plant

    GE and aluminum rolling company Hindalco industries LTD. announced an agreement to upgrade generation equipment at Hindalco’s Renusagar Captive Power Plant located in Uttar Pradesh, India. The steam turbine modernizations on legacy Alstom products provided by GE will help increase the plant’s efficiency by up to 6% and reduce the cost of power generation by approximately US$15 million ...

  • Siemens to build cogeneration plant in Berlin

    Siemens has received an order to build a new cogeneration plant in the Marzahn district of Berlin. The company will act as general contractor for the energy utility company Vattenfall Europe Wärme AG to erect this natural-gas fired combined-cycle power plant with district heat extraction. The centerpiece of the plant will be its gas turbine, which will be manufactured at Siemens' gas turbine ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Saudi Arabia to build 1 GW of CSP by 2023; Namibia to tender 150 MW plant

    Saudi Arabia to build 1 GW of CSP capacity by 2023 Saudi Arabia plans to build 1 GW of CSP capacity by 2023, according to the government's newly created Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO). Saudi Arabia's National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) has set a target of 9.5 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2023 as the country looks to diversify away from ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Microgrids or VPPs or Both?

    Editor's Note: The following is a blog post by Peter Asmus, Principal Research Analyst at Navigant Research.  Originally published on April 25, it is reprinted here with permission. What’s the difference between a microgrid and a  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Completes Transformation of Smart Power Plants System

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has transformed all its independently-operating power stations into a network of smart-grid-enabled smart power plants. This is a step forward for DEWA's clear and integrated innovation-based strategy to adopt new initiatives, plans and technologies, and it supports the UAE National Innovation Strategy, to make the UAE one of the most innovative ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NEXTracker Delivers Advanced Tracker Technology to Largest Solar Power Plant in Western Hemisphere

    NEXTracker™, a Flex company, announced today it has started supplying its advanced single-axis trackers to the largest solar power plant in the Western Hemisphere. This grid-connected project of over 750 megawatts will deliver energy to the Northern Mexico region under a long-term contract. Scheduled to enter commercial operation by mid-2018, NEXTracker has shipped over 200 MW to the ...


    By NEXTracker, Inc.

  • GE Announces Power Plant Deal In Cambodia and First-Of-Its Kind Digital Partnership To Help Meet Growing Energy Demands

    General Electric Company recently announced it was awarded a contract with Toshiba Plant System & Services Corporation (TPSC) to supply major equipment for the CEL II 135 MW Coal Fired Power Plant in Stung Hav, Sihanoukville. On the same date, a Memorandum of Understanding was also signed between GE and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) to install a Continuous Emission ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Ministerial support for Indian emissions monitoring conference

    Reflecting the importance of climate change and air pollution to the Indian Government, the CEM India 2017 Conference (26-28 Sept. New Delhi) will be opened by the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The Minister will also deliver a presentation emphasising the role of monitoring in environmental protection. The Secretary to the Minister will deliver a keynote presentation on the ...

  • PCME is awarded third prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    PCME Ltd, leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of continuous in-stack particulate emission and velocity measurement monitors has been awarded a third Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This prestigious award recognises outstanding business achievement by UK organisations. Building on the recognition achieved through Awards in 2007 for Innovation and 2013 for ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Siemens and SAP to Offer Meter Data Management

    Siemens and SAP have signed a global reseller agreement through which SAP will globally resell Siemens' meter data management solution, EnergyIP. The cooperative effort is intended to address multiple digital end-to-end business scenarios for energy and utility clients worldwide. The solution will be available directly from SAP, and will be marketed under the name, SAP Meter Data Management by ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NRECA Applauds Trump Clean Power Plan Executive Order

    U.S. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson issued the following statement on President Trump'#39;s executive order on the Clean Power Plan: "Affordable and reliable power is fundamental to a successful economy. We appreciate the Trump administration working to protect American families and businesses from the potentially devastating impacts of the Clean Power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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