Alcoa granted $8.8m to explore technology to reduce emissions in alumina refining

It will demonstrate technology that can electrify the production of steam in its alumina refining process using renewable energy

INEOS Oxide snaps up CHP plant in Antwerp

It is capable of producing 240 tonnes per hour of steam and 130MW of electricity

Using steam with biomass ‘is an unmissable opportunity’

Biomass users could gain up to double their Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) income by adding steam to their processes.

Steam rising from Japan’s Fukushima reactor building

Steam was seen rising from a destroyed reactor building at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, its operator announced. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said there were no signs of increased radiation in the area and is investigating the cause at the damaged No 3 reactor building. The news follows a series of water leaks […]

Solar tower will generate power at night

A developer of solar thermal technology has completed the building of a 540 foot tower in Nevada, taking it one step closer to providing power from the sun, at night time. US company SolarReserve is building a system which works by heating molten salt, which can then be stored for up to 15 hours before […]