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Poland

Poland Wants to Subsidize Coal-Fired Electricity

Poland Wants to Subsidize Coal-Fired Electricity

EU plan for CO2 limit to power reserve schemes hasty: Poland Reuters, November 30, 2016 The European Commission’s proposal to attach emissions limits to subsidies paid to utilities that set aside capacity to avert blackouts would be hasty and bad for the environment, Poland’s energy ministry said. A draft law published by the EU executive

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DropWise Coating Technology Will Increase the Efficiency of Power Plants

Coating technology promises to increase energy efficiency at power plants Beta Boston, September 28, 2015. Image credit: www.gipom.com DropWise, the brainchild of two Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors, Kripa Varanasi and Karen Gleason, and two of their students, is a coating technology for heat exchangers in power plants and chemical refineries. In a power plant, fuel

Where Does Your Electricity Come From?

Gita Subramony for Zondits, September 22, 2015. Image credit: TBIT NPR has produced a nifty graphic showing changes in electric generation sources state-by-state from 2004 to 2014. On a national level, the use of coal to generate electricity has dropped from 51% to 40%, while the use of natural gas and renewables has increased on the

power-plant-efficiency

Boiling Research Could Improve Power Plant Efficiency

Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, September 17, 2015. Image credit: kadufernandiz Kripa Varanasa, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, is leading a team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working to improve industrial boiling to avoid or postpone the onset of critical heat flux conditions. Critical heat flux occurs when the bubbles and vapor generated

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Turkey Could Save Energy Spending by Adopting Efficiency Policies

Turkey could save more than half of its spending on energy by adopting energy-efficiency policies, an expert has said. Rıza Köroğlu, director f Istanbul-based Total Energy Efficiency, told the Anadolu Agency (AA) that if Turkey reached the level of Germany.

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