Wednesday, 29 November 2017
November 29, 2017 - Changes in the global solid fuel market provide a market advantage to owners of plants that are fuel agnostic. But fuel flexibility means more than just being able to burn a wide range of coals or even coal and biomass mixes. It also means that plant reliability, maintenance, ease of operation, and stack emissions must be largely unaffected over a very wide range of fuel quality including coal and biomass fuel mixes. Robert Giglio, Senior VP of Sumitomo SHI-FW discusses why Fuel Flexible CFBs are the Future of Solid Fuel Power Generation in the latest issue of Power Insider Magazine.
Friday, 03 November 2017
November 3, 2017 - The recent acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler’s circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler business by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd is a big deal in the biomass to energy world. The new entity Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) calls itself, “A new global leader in sustainable energy solutions,” a seemingly bold and bullish statement that on closer examination has plenty of substance to it.
Sumitomo breaks ground in circulating fluidized bed market with launch of Sumitomo SHI FW (Asian Power)
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
November 1, 2017 - Sumitomo’s SHI buys Amec Foster Wheeler’s CFB technology to create a new force in fuel flexible CFB technology.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
October 24, 2017 - Only circulating fluidized bed combustion technology satisfies all of the often contradictory design requirements of modern solid fuel plants, writes Robert Giglio.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
October 18, 2017 - The circulating fluidised bed boiler has a number of significant advantages in biomass applications, not least its high degree of fuel flexibility, ability to make use of locally sourced cheap but low quality fuels, and insensitivity to big variations in fuel properties.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017
September 6, 2017 - Decarbonizing Poland’s power and heat generation network is central to Poland’s energy policy framework, as described in its publication, Energy Policy of Poland until 2030.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
August 29, 2017 - Fortum’s 145 MWt/75 MWe Zabrze CFB based plant, currently under construction, represents a major step forward for CHP in Poland, providing considerable fuel flexibility – with capabilities to burn RDF and various forms of biomass in addition to coal – combined with low emissions. Building on this, scaled down versions – in the 26 MWt/10.9 MWe size range – would be suitable for many municipalities and provide a possible trajectory for future “distributed” CHP development across Poland.