Special Technology Supplement: While wet flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) is the incumbent technology for cleaning up coal fired plants, circulating fluidised bed (CFB) scrubbers are poised to challenge the status quo, especially in markets such as India.
Fuel Watch: Needed or not, Russia’s Nord Stream II moves forward
A new deal governing import gas pipelines is good news for Nord Stream II.
The future has been written
According to a new EY report, the EU’s electricity future has been written – it will be decarbonised, decentralised and electric – and Distribution System Operators will need to be ready within five years.
A new boost for carbon capture
Although challenged by economics, many industry observers maintain that carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) is essential in meeting climate change targets. The Clean Energy Ministerial’s CCUS Initiative is hoping to get the technology back on track.
Ready for the hybrid wind-solar market
Combining wind and solar plants into a single hybrid system improves power availability and lowers electrical infrastructure costs. EDP Renewables has tested a demonstrator system in Spain that it says is now ready to be offered commercially.
Final Word: ET is green… with a bit of brown
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