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Selected highlights from the April 2019 edition of The Energy Industry Times

  • 19 days ago (2019-04-01)
  • Junior Isles
Africa 186 Asia 481 Australasia 18 Climate change 4 Coal 89 Cogeneration 1 Concentrating solar 3 Cyber security 3 Decentralised energy 1 Digitalisation 4 Distributed energy 1 Distribution 38 Electric vehicles EVs 1 Emissions 16 Equipment 2 Europe 689 Gas 111 Gas engine plant 23 Horizon 2 Hydroelectric 17 Hydropower 19 Latin America 20 Maintenance 2 Metering 1 Middle East 217 North America 779 Nuclear 435 Offshore wind 29 Oil 6 Operations 2 Policy 5 Regulations 1 Renewables 616 Solar 72 Storage 13 substation 7 Tepco 2 Toshiba 4 Transmission 58 US Senate Washington 2 Wind 81
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Selected highlights from the April 2019 edition of The Energy Industry Times

Special Project Supplement: A mega project is under way in Bolivia that is part of a strategic programme aimed at turning the country into a regional energy hub. The project, which sees the conversion of three separate simple cycle plants into combined cycle, is a showcase in project logistics under challenging conditions.

Fuel Watch: Gas condensate discovery offshore South Africa
A major gas condensate discovery off the coast of South Africa is expected to lead to more exploration activity off the continent’s southern coast and attract other major international energy companies to the region.

Industry Perspective: Will AI save the utility business?
In an age where large cloud servers running complex algorithms using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning solve problems, it is possible to unlock the big data produced by smart meters – data that contains information about the load in each home. Some believe that unlocking this data is key to the survival of energy companies.

Energy Outlook: A battery-powered renewable future
The case for battery storage is clear: it will reduce costs, improve energy security and above all increase the percentage of renewable energy sources in the global power mix. The question is how to increase global deployment.

Technology: Hydrogen and electricity from plastic
A new proprietary process for converting waste – typically non-recyclable plastic and used tyres – into hydrogen electricity has been independently assessed and is now in the commercialisation phase.

Final Word: A bolt from the blue?

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