Friday, 20 April 2018
April 20, 2018 - As the industry prepares for the impending IMO sulfur regulations, Robert Giglio, Sumitomo SHI FW, USA, explains how refiners can find opportunity in a disrupted heavy sulfur fuel oil market.
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
April 18, 2018 - Construction work is well underway for MGT Teeside Ltd’s biomass power plant in Teeside, near Middlesbrough, UK. Once operational in early 2020, the 299-MWe facility will become the world’s largest circulating fluidized bed (CFB) plant solely fired on biomass. Robert Giglio, Senior Vice President Sumitomo SHI FW, gives some background into the new boiler class.
Monday, 16 April 2018
April 16, 2018 - How does CFB boiler technology sit in an energy landscape that is looking for renewable and low carbon solutions?
Friday, 13 April 2018
April 13, 2018 - Historically, the utility-scale power plant design has been determined by scale economics, fuel availability and environmental impact. The world’s first 300 MW class, 100 per cent biomass-fired Tees renewable energy plant (Teesside) is being constructed based on these parameters.
Monday, 02 April 2018
April 2, 2018 - Bob Giglio and Boguslaw Krzton Discuss Powering Turkey’s Growing Economy with Fuel Flexible CFB Technology
Tuesday, 06 February 2018
Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) is proud to announce that our safety officer, Krzysztof Janota, has been awarded by Fortum Zabrze, the distinction for outstanding personal involvement and active actions contributing to significant improvement of HSSE at the CHP Zabrze site in Poland. The award was ceremoniously handed over to Krzysztof during the site management meeting
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. (President and CEO: Shunsuke Betsukawa; hereinafter referred to as “SHI” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has secured an order for a power plant (Output: 112MW; Project Location: Kaita-Cho, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture; hereinafter referred to as the “Plant”) from Kaita Biomass Power Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Takeshi Tanimura), a power generation company that was jointly established by Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd. and the Chugoku Electric Power Co
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Mr. Toshiyuki Okoshi has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning of Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) as of 15 December 2017. He will become a member of SFW’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT), located in Espoo Headquarters, and he will report to CEO Tomas Harju-Jeanty.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
November 29, 2017 - The Soma Kolin project is very important to Turkey as well as other countries with large resources of low quality coals and lignites. CFB technology is the best choice for tapping into Turkey’s vast lignite reserves, as underscored by the Soma Kolin project. The success of Soma Kolin will encourage countries, such as India, Germany, Thailand and Pakistan to reconsider their plans for using their low quality indigenous fuels for secure, affordable and clean power. In a recent edition of Electricity Turkey, Bob Giglio & Boguslaw Krzton, Sumitomo SHI FW examine the role of CFB technology for Turkey and other emerging markets.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
November 29, 2017 - Scale economics, fuel availability, and environmental impact have generally been the key factors determining utility-size power plant design choices. In the November edition of Modern Power System, Robert Giglio and Timo Jäntti, Sumitomo SHI FW discuss a good illustration of this axiom, the 299 MWe Tees Renewable Energy Plant (TeesREP), a combined heat and power facility being built on a brownfield site at Teesport near Middlesbrough, UK.