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Drax Offers Model for Cofiring Biomass

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When it is completed, later this summer, the UK’s Drax Power Station biomass facility will become the largest dedicated cofiring project of its kind in the world. As U.S. coal-fired generators come under increasing pressure to cut emissions and take advantage of incentives to promote power generation from renewables, Drax offers an example of what is possible....

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Industry Pivots on Natural Gas, Hails Cap and Trade

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At the opening ELECTRIC POWER 2010 plenary session, both the keynote speaker’s address and discussion among the Power Industry Executive Roundtable participants pointed to the renewed appeal of natural gas and proposed cap-and-trade legislation as being potential game-changers for the U.S. power industry....

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Circulating Fluid Bed Scrubbers Bridge the Gap Between Dry and Wet Scrubbers

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Circulating fluid bed (CFB) dry scrubbing technologies provide distinct advantages over conventional spray dryer absorber scrubbers for removing SO2 from flue gases. The CFB also competes well against wet limestone flue gas desulfurization processes typically favored for large boilers firing high-sulfur coals. With high SO2 removal rates in a dry treatment process, the CFB scrubber appears to be the best of both technologies: a water-stingy scrubber with high SO2 removal rates....

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ISG Takes Top Industry Award For Bradford Healthcare Scheme

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ISG's Ridge Medical Practice development in Bradford has won a prestigious Local Authority Building Control Building Excellence Award. The £5.8 million practice, which opened to the public in October 2009 and is the largest facility of its type in the city, took top honours in the Community Category and the project is now shortlisted for the National Excellence Awards, which are held later in ... Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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New consultancy duo have global know-how

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Two senior civil engineers have launched a new consultancy service based in Hertfordshire, aimed at producing industry-leading solutions. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Trend Glass Mosaic Wallpaper Shines In Last Series Of Big Brother

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Keen-eyed viewers of the current series of Channel 4's 'Big Brother' will have spotted not one, but two distinctive wallpaper designs in the bathroom. One is a custom-made floral wallpaper depicting scenes from previous shows, whilst the other is a trend-setting glass mosaic 'wallpaper', consisting of thousand upon thousand of tiny mosaic tiles or tesserae. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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What Utility Executives Think About the Smart Grid

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This summary of results from a recent Platts/Capgemini survey of North American utility executives looks at what respondents had to say about all things related to the smart grid. Nearly half of respondents' utilities have a smart grid strategy in place, while the other half said their utility has one in development....

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New Doors Seals for Passiv Haus and Green Building Projects

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A new range of seals which block sound and light but allow air to circulate through a building, ideal for the Passiv Haus guidelines Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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RIBA CPD ROADSHOW - Birmingham 16th September 201

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See quality RIBA approved CPD seminars at this years Birmingham CPD roadshow, including a basic guide to ironmongery by Hafele UK. Regsistration and attendance is free Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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Benefits of Outsourcing Architectural Design Services to India

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Architectural design services, home design architectural services and architectural plan design services for worldwide architectural design projects with affordable rates. Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it?

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