At the Heart of Technological Transformation and Modernization

Spain is one of the European countries most concerned about climate change. The southern areas of this Mediterranean country are characterized by rather harsh climatic conditions, such as high temperatures, droughts, scarce rainfall and insufficient water. Nevertheless, the Spanish government is actively working to mitigate climate change, among other things, …

Statkraft Chooses ABB Synchronous Condensers to Help the UK National Grid Meet Its Zero-Carbon...

The project in Liverpool combines ABB synchronous condensers with flywheels to help stabilize the power grid as renewable energy replaces large fossil-fueled rotating power plants. ABB has been awarded a major turnkey contract by Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, to design, manufacture and install two high-inertia synchronous condenser …

charge&GO –  Your Step Towards Electromobility

Do electric and hybrid vehicles belong to the future or are they reserved only for western, more advanced economies? However, if they are present here and now, such a standpoint is obviously wrong. Countries around the world tailor their laws so as the electricity would become primary and even the …

Concentrating Solar Power Gets Supercritical CO2 Makeover

Concentrating solar power may have finally found its one true love: supercritical carbon dioxide, aka sCO2, which is something that happens when carbon dioxide gas behaves like a liquid. The electricity generation field is all aflutter with the idea that sCO2 can ramp up power plant efficiency while cutting costs, …

Iowa’s Largest Solar Power Plant Nearly Finished

Solar power continues to plow forward thanks to record-low costs that have followed a long, long slide (or at times avalanche) in solar panel prices. This week we got news of Iowa getting its largest solar power park to date. Renewable energy company Clēnera and RES (Renewable Energy Systems) have …