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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Modern Power Systems BRICS Edition editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

Latest Modern Power Systems BRICS Edition Feature

European company enters US offshore wind market
13 January, 2016
With DONG Energy one of the first companies to enter the US offshore...
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Power plants with combined cycle gas turbines and supercritical carbon dioxide 13 January, 2016 When renewable energies are rendered inert by nature, traditional measures have to take their place and perform as optimally as possible, keeping efficiency in mind. James Lawson talks...

Procedures to prevent power stations from becoming defunct, derelict or dangerous 13 January, 2016 Nuclear power plants have only been a part of the modern landscape for the past 50 years or so. As they were originally built with relatively short-life designs in mind, the...

The future of smart energy and power generation 13 January, 2016 With rising costs, subsidies drying up and a global oil glut not set to end anytime soon, the energy market is more open than ever to innovative and disruptive ideas that...

GlobalData reports on the world generator market and presents an overview on the key drivers shaping the sector 13 January, 2016 As the population continues to grow, power demands increase as well. GlobalData reports on the world generator market and presents an overview on the key drivers shaping the sector.

Quality time: smart grids 11 June, 2015 The increasing prevalence of smart grid technology has multiplied the opportunities for monitoring power quality. Used intelligently, such information can help utilities provide...

One with the wind: commercial solutions 10 June, 2015 Faced with powerful and sudden blasts of wind, turbines and their blades are put under great stress, and need to be able to withstand unpredictable and inconsistent wind...

Smooth operator: turbine technology 10 June, 2015 Turbines lie at the heart of modern power generation. As manufacturers squeeze higher outputs from smaller units and lengthen maintenance intervals, reliable and efficient running...

Nuclear family: nuclear operations on the rise 10 June, 2015 Nuclear technology and plant-building cooperation agreements between BRICS nations are on the rise, but what’s driving this? Oliver Hotham speaks to Sharon Squassoni, director and...

The key to transmission: worldwide trends 10 June, 2015 GlobalData reports on the trends in worldwide transmission and distribution, with the growing demand for power and heightened environmental concerns driving the development...

The Chinese way: reducing emissions 10 June, 2015 Coal-fired plants remain the world’s primary means of electricity generation – but with fossil fuels, the emissions reduction issue must always be part of the conversation. While new...

The right combination? Power plant operations 10 June, 2015 Still a year away from commercialisation, General Electric’s FlexEfficiency 50 power plant continues to court fervent scrutiny as to its host of purported cost and economic...

High-wire act - making conventional power plants more flexible 01 January, 2015 With renewable sources playing an increasingly prominent position in the energy mix, conventional power plants need to be more flexible than ever. Modern Power Systems – BRICS...


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