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New THEnergy-Voltalia report: Renewables for mining in Africa enter the next stage – Focus shifts to cost optimization

In the last few years, more and more mining companies have adopted wind and solar systems to reduce their energy costs at remote off-grid mines. In this first phase, the initial focus was on the integration capabilities as miners were afraid...

Building A Global Presence For Growing EPC Companies

In today’s rapidly shifting energy and natural resource industry, every decision is global. New resources are discovered and developed, old ones are optimized, and the fruits of the industry’s labor are distributed around the world with breathtaking speed and efficiency. ...

LONGi Solar to Set up 1 GWMono Cell And 1GW Mono Module Manufacturing Facility in India

Chinese solar products manufacturer LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, along with its wholly-owned subsidiary LONGi Solar,the world’s leading manufacturer of mono cells and modules, has announced plans to expand its solar cell and modulefactory in India’s Andhra Pradesh region to meet the country’s...

Virtual power plants Distributed generation is not a threat, it’s an opportunity

Almost 60 percent of utility executives in 20 countries rank distributed generation as the biggest disrupter to their operations, according to a 2017 survey by Accenture, the global services company. Distributed generation, the executives predict, will reduce their revenues, increase grid faults and erode...

Keeping the operator in focus The four pillars of operator effectiveness

Operator effectiveness is fundamental to power plant performance. With the daily decisions of control room personnel directly impacting safety, production, process availability and quality, it is important to keep the operator in focus. However, with fewer operators, a generational shift in...

New Metering Solution Controls Condensate in HRSG Systems

Water in steam tubes can lead to trouble. However, a new solution, utilizing ultrasonic flowmeter technology, allows precise water detection in heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) systems, giving operators the opportunity to alleviate the problem before failure results. Jack SineMany combined cycle and...

EPC or EPCM Contracts

Which one can drive stronger outcomes for project owners?EPC or EPCM? When it comes to contract strategies for major projects, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management (EPCM) style contracts are two of the key options, but which one provides...

Using the PXG900 to Manage Waveforms from the PXM2280 and PXM2290

This solution provides a way to use the PXG900 to receive and store waveforms from one or more PXM2280 or PXM2290 power quality meters. Typically, waveforms from PXM2280 or PXM2290 meters are accessed with a web browser by directly accessing the web interface of...

Test Procedure, Measurements And Calculation Methods For The Turbine Efficiency And Power Cycle Performance

In recent years, the ORC market expanded rapidly in terms of installed plants, power and number of ORC manufacturers. New markets, like the waste heat recovery from industrial process or endothermic engines, are growing very fast, but the biomass combustion and the exploitation of...

Cybersecurity considerations for electrical distribution systems

Every day, cyber attacks against government and commercial computer networks number in the millions. According to U.S. Cyber Command, Pentagon systems are probed 250,000 times per our. Similar attacks are becoming more prevalent on other kinds of information-based smart networks as well, such as those...

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