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Techno-commercial comparison for different heat exchange technologies for seawater applications

Many industrial sites such as oil and gas production facilities and district cooling plants are located on the sea shore. These facilities use seawater as a cooling medium if it is technically [...]

Computational Fluid Dynamics uses for TES Design in District Cooling design

Currently, over 50 % of the global population lives in urban areas. There are all indications that this figure will continue to increase, adding more strain to the environment in terms of energy [...]

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Difference Between Air Cooled and Water Cooled Chiller System

Many regions in the world are grappling with water scarcity. Numerous efforts to desalinate and trade in water are evidence of the magnitude of the problem. The World Bank puts the number of [...]

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Future Engineering Projects in the Middle East 2018-2030

The Middle East is termed as a place of ‘big dreams’ for a good reason. Here we find some of the world’s most magnificent towers and malls. Infrastructural development is fast paced, demanding [...]

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When are open cycle gas turbines the right option?

With the popularity of natural gas for power generation, it is not surprising that people keep inquiring about Open Cycle Gas Turbine (OCGT) and Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) systems. But as [...]

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Screw compressor working principle and use in District Cooling

The chiller plant is one of the major systems of a district cooling plant. Others are the distribution network and the consumer system. The compressor, which is the focus of this post, is a [...]

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Trends in Power Generation in 2018 with Maximum Efficiency

For the last few years, the power generation market has been experiencing interesting trends that will likely shape it for many years to come. Natural gas seems to be replacing coal, which is [...]

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What makes combined cycle power plants so efficient?

A recent report by Black & Veatch shows that in the next one decade, the number of projects involving combined cycle technology will increase by a massive 3.1 %. There is only one reason for [...]

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A Condensation Solution Based On Seawater? Discover Ayla Resort District Cooling Project!

 The District Cooling Plant is crucial to the AYLA OASIS Resort Project Aqaba in in the Gulf of Aqaba, Kingdom of Jordan. Its purpose is to supply chilled water to the Energy Transfer Stations [...]

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What’s Really the Point of Gas Turbine Maintenance?

One way of ensuring efficient performance of the gas turbine is regular maintenance. This article relooks into industrial gas turbine maintenance.

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