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Africa, Asia, Australia, Britain, Business, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Engineering, Engineers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fusion, Indonesia, Innovation, North America, Northern Europe, Nuclear, Power Grid, Technology

Spring 2020 power sector events

List of some of the global power sector events, trade shows and conferences in the coming months, from March to September worldwide.

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Britain, Business, construction, Design, Energy, Engineering, Engineers, Environment, Europe, Facilitate Magazine, FM World Magazine

FOCUSING ON NET ZERO

Owners and operators need to be careful not to specify over the short-term as plants, or the equipment and materials that improve the thermal efficiency of the building envelope, all have their own carbon footprint, which is presently externalised in carbon reporting. The industry needs a greater focus on a building’s long-term impact on energy resources and carbon emission generation if the targets are to be met.

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Energy, Environment, Investment, Northern Europe, Power, Power Grid, Technology, Wind Power

Britain restarts subsidies for onshore wind

As to industry reaction, both the wind sector and green campaigners have met news of government support for onshore wind with excitement, given previous policies that hampered onshore wind installations since 2015. But, there is likely to be some opposition to the new policy direction, especially from groups that supported the previous Prime Minister Mr Cameron’s decision to stop supporting onshore wind projects. In addition, increasing government support for onshore wind will not please those seeking to build new nuclear power stations in the UK.

Gas Genset
Africa, Asia, Australia, Britain, Eastern Europe, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Europe, Gas, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid, Technology

The growing use of onsite Gas Generation

Traditionally, when we have talked about onsite power generation, it is usually meant how it applies to various types of renewables technologies, such as wind, solar and energy storage. But in many countries onsite generation is usually dominated by diesel Gensets. But, increasingly we are seeing a growing demand for […]

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America, Business, Engineering, Engineers, Environment, Europe, Ports, Shipping, Technology, Transport

Cruise ship refurbishment

Today, a growing number of cruise operators are upgrading and refurbishing their ships, instead of building new ships. In its annual “Cruise Lines Outlook,” UBS Group Aktiengesellschaft  (AG) estimates that by 2020, at least 12 percent of global capacity will be 25 years old or older, and about 5 percent […]