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Innovations decreasing electricity generation costs: quantitative estimations till 2025 for solid fuel plants

Very recently InnoEnergy commissioned a study to BVG Associates to evaluate how innovation would impact the electricity generating cost, in Europe and till 2025, from new gas CHP (combined heat and power) plants and retrofitted coal plants. 649 more words

Abandoned Power Plants

Old power plants which have gone out of use many decades ago look like a strange on-earth world that we cannot imagine that exists. They also remind us of the disastrous effect of human activity the environment, because these plants turned green as soon as they get abandoned!

Articles

Nearly 90% of all new power added in Europe last year was renewable—completely eclipsing coal

A few weeks after US president Donald Trump vowed to refocus America’s energy on extracting fossil fuels, a report published by a wind industry group found that nearly 90 percent of new energy capacity added to the grid across the European Union in 2016 came from renewable sources. 298 more words

Characterization of Tube Repair Weld Made of X20CrMoV121 (12Cr) Martensite Ferritic Steel

Chapter in book “Fracture at all Scale” (2017):

Gordana M. Bakic, Milos B. Djukic, Bratislav Rajicic, Vera Sijacki Zeravcic, Aleksandar Maslarevic, Miladin Radovic, Vesna Maksimovic, Nenad Milosevic, … 583 more words

Materials Science

WARTSILA 18V46 & 12V46 DIESEL GENERATOR & its components :

The core of a power plant solution is the genset. Wärtsilä 18V46 & 12V46 gensets consist of a four-stroke medium-speed engine, connected to a generator via a flywheel and coupling, mounted on a common baseframe. 103 more words

Lifeline for "Clean Coal"?

 This blog has covered the long history of technologies and approaches that would allow coal-fired power plants to keep operating while the carbon dioxide in flue gases can be captured and either used or stored in some manner. 464 more words

Energy Industry

E.U. loophole counts wood energy as “carbon neutral.” It’s not.

As American foresters ramp up logging to meet the growing demand for wood pellets by power plants on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, a new European wood energy proposal would allow the power plants to continue claiming their operations are green for at least 13 more years, despite releasing more heat-trapping pollution than coal. 2,297 more words

Climate & Energy