Utility embedded power generation from water and waste

  Existing infrastructure and service facilities of municipalities and municipal utilities hold a number of hidden energy sources which could be re-used to generate electricity in an embedded configuration for use by the municipality. This article focuses on two potential sources, waste and water. Distributed embedded generation (DEG) is usually taken to mean private generation […]

Development of a high efficiency and flexible gas turbine

  The development of gas turbines, which Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has continued to pursue, contributes to society in terms of global environmental conservation and a stable energy supply. The company leverages its gas turbine operation experience and takes advantage of its advanced technologies research on “Component technology development for 1700°C class ultra-high-temperature gas […]

Power ships: a real solution to South Africa’s short-term energy needs

  A set of cost-effective privately owned and operated floating power stations, moored at a number of South African harbours, would provide much needed electricity to the country and would remove the need for most of the loadshedding currently being experienced. These floating power stations are known as power ships (Fig. 1).     Having […]

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