Posts tagged as Power

Does coal have a future?

  Coal’s future does not look bright in America. Rules already in place and others proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will make it increasingly difficult to build new coal-fired power plants unless they come with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, currently an expensive and technically challenging proposition. Europe, where coal has enjoyed […]

Modern solutions for electric power systems

   “Modern Solutions” discusses topics crucial to an understanding of power system complexities and trends, and addresses the most pressing concerns and challenges of today’s electric power systems and proposes solutions for them. Edited by Héctor J. Altuve Ferrer and Edmund O. Schweitzer III, this book combines the expertise of 15 engineers working at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories on […]

Transmission and distribution network grows

  Frost and Sullivan reports that Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, members of the East African Power Pool (EAPP), have embarked on regional interconnection projects in order to enhance the region’s transmission and distribution network. This is expected to foster cooperation between the countries and develop economic growth. Several major projects are underway including the US$1,26-billion, […]

Advanced power management

  With integrated advanced power management control systems, companies can design and implement highly available backup power infrastructures for maximised uptime, reduced costs, and improved performance and efficiency, all of which drive the bottom line as well as customer satisfaction. This article will explore the merits of integrating power synchronisation and measurement into the backup […]