POWER Digest—September 2019

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Kenya Launches Africa’s Largest Wind Farm. Kenya in July began operating the 310-MW Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) facility, which the government said is Africa’s largest wind power farm. The LTWP project

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Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Swedish power company Vattenfall is testing a technology that stores energy in salt, with a goal of proving whether the process would be useful for storage of renewable energy such as from wind and solar

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Control Your Own Destiny with Combined Heat and Power Systems [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 13:39:25 +0000

Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, is the concurrent production of electricity or mechanical power and useful thermal energy (heating and/or cooling) from a single source of energy. Although it may not be widely recognized outside of industrial, commercial, institutional, and utility circles, CHP has been providing highly efficient electricity and process […]

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Combined Heat and Power: A Sleeping Giant May Be Waking

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000

One of the oldest energy efficiency ideas—combined heat and power—is prospering in the U.S. and looks promising elsewhere as the world searches for low-cost energy by increasing efficiency while lowering

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Transparency Instrumental in Successful Power Plant Project

Public perceptions can make or break a project. One municipal utility found that out firsthand. When resistance grew strong against a new power plant it needed, the company rebooted and engaged with local

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Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency, seeks to keep some powers

Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency, seeks to keep some powers

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkey’s state of emergency, which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup, came to an end on Thursday, but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures.

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