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Siemens and Bentley Systems announce integrated asset performance

22-10-2018
Bentley Systems, Siemens, joint technology and service solution, digitalisation of power plants, MindSphere, asset performance management

LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – Siemens and Bentley Systems have announced a joint technology and service solution, consisting of their complementary offerings, to speed up the digitalisation of power plants and provide intelligent analytics with a range of innovative offerings and managed services …

Editor’s pickSchneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore: Powering and Digitising the Economy

21-09-2018
Schneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore, Powering and Digitising the Economy

Singapore, September 20, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is hosting more than 1,500 customers, partners, suppliers and influencers at its latest Innovation Summit, September 20-21 at Singapore Marina Bay Sands. The event brings together Schneider Electric experts and …

Editor’s pickVeolia Showcases Proven Hydrotech Discfilter Technology for Power Industry at POWER-GEN Asia 2018

19-09-2018
Veolia, Hydrotech Discfilter, POWER-GEN Asia 2018, customisation, cool water filtration

Jakarta, September 18, 2018 — Veolia Water Technologies, a leading water and wastewater solutions provider, showcases for the first time in Indonesia its trusted Hydrotech Discfilter technology for the power industry. Veolia’s participation at POWER-GEN Asia 2018 affirms the company’s commitment to provide power companies in the …

ABB AbilityTM-based digital innovations will be a game-changer in shaping power systems of the future

19-09-2018
ABB, digital innovations, CEPSI 2018, Kuala Lumpur, power systems, ABB AbilityTM Power Transformer

ABB will present its latest ABB AbilityTM-based technology solutions at CEPSI 2018 from September 17-21, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CEPSI is a leading bi-annual electricity-supply conference in East Asia and the Western Pacific region, and ABB is a platinum sponsor this year.  According to the World Energy Council, global demand for energy …

Editor’s pickToxic cooling water piling up in Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant

10-09-2018
Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, toxic cooling water, radioactive substances

The obsolete Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, hit by three nuclear meltdowns Water contaminated with tritium has been building up in hundreds of tanks on the premises of Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in Japan, and according to KYODO and the Japan Times, the water has also been found to contain other radioactive substances as well. The …

Asahi Breweries use biogas from its own wastewater treatment process to power factory

21-08-2018
Asahi Breweries, biogas, wastewater treatment, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, SOFC< power generation, Kyushu University Next-Generation Fuel Cell Research Centre

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. announced that it can purify the biomethane gas (biogas) produced in the wastewater treatment process at breweries into high-purity biogas suitable for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) power generation. The purified biogas can be used as fuel. The move came after Asahi conducted a power generation experiment on a SOFC power …

Saudi Aramco, Air Products, and ACWA Power to team up on $8 billion gasification/power joint venture

15-08-2018
Saudi Aramco, Air Products, ACWA, gasification, power, joint venture, Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco, Air Products (NYSE: APD), and ACWA Power announced on 12 August the signing of a Term Sheet to form an over $8 billion Gasification/Power joint venture located at Jazan Economic City (JEC) in Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will enhance the overall value of the refinery and integrated gasification combined cycle power plant, aiding …

Water Environment Research Open Access Article Shows Multiple Environmental Benefits from Indirect Potable Reuse

10-08-2018
Water, Water Environment Research, WER,

The open access article in the August 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) uses a triple bottom line approach to assess the benefits of reclaimed water management strategies. The research examines how potable reuse of reclaimed water addresses water needs, including meeting a growing water demand, preserving inald ecosystems, and …