Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Heat Recovery Steam Generator Technology

The power generation industry is leaning towards combined cycles, which are in high demand for their minimal delivery time and higher efficiency. Enhanced efficiency is beneficial for both countering the greenhouse effect and reducing fuel expenses. One of the most important components in combined c[..]
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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 modern engineering solutions that blend local knowledge and global expertise. If the events of the last 12 [..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Turbine Gas Power Plants vs. Gas Engine

Are gas turbines losing their market share to gas engines? This question does not seem to leave the lips of power plant industry players. Gas turbines have conventionally been the sole technology of choice for larger sized heat and power projects. If you ask any industry expert, the situation could [..]
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District Cooling

Cooling Tower market in Dubai: Benchmarking and Efficiency Analysis

Oil rich countries are grappling with dwindling revenue coupled with energy subsidies and higher energy per capital consumption. This situation has prompted the affected nations to develop networks and expand capacity using constrained budgets. Is there a way out of this quagmire? The US and Europe [..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Above Ground Water Tanks Or Underground Storage

Thermal energy storage (TES) is a valuable technology for electric grid systems, district heating and district cooling applications. TES tanks incorporated into district cooling systems help shift the cooling load from on-peak hours to off-peak hours. For district heating systems, the addition of al[..]
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District Cooling

Seawater Intake System: Best Solution for District Cooling

Seawater cooled chillers are becoming more and more common for big district cooling plants close to the seashore. The high efficiency of these chillers together with a zero fresh water consumption make this technology as extremely interesting from the OPEX and environmental points of view. For sea w[..]
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District Cooling

District Cooling Systems Technology: FREE INFOGRAPHIC

Facilities, especially in Subtropical zone and Hot Summer Cold Winter zone, are turning to a better technology-District Cooling (DC). Studies have continually shown the superiority of DC over individual cooling systems. This modern mode of air conditioning a network of facilities in cities and other[..]
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Refrigeration

Can Nuclear Energy Industry Improve Their Cooling System?

On any day, towering cooling towers are visible from some nuclear power plants. These plants are located close to the river or any other major water source. Like other thermal power plants, they require lots of cooling because of the inevitable process of turning heat into mechanical energy and fina[..]
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Refrigeration

Temperature Control Technology: Best Practices In Power Plants

You recognize that all types of power plants (gas based, coal-fired or oil) prioritize temperature control for operational reliability. It is also true that industries have different requirements and specifications regarding temperature control for their environments or products. ARANER deals with a[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Data Center Water Cooling: Methods for the Next Online Revolution

Facebook data centers are located in the Arctic region. Microsoft has an underwater data center. These are not the only data centers dotting the globe in very interesting locations as the online revolution continues to take shape. A common factor about these installations is that they are after cold[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Energy management in pharmaceutical industry

Approximately $1 billion worth of energy goes into the US pharmaceutical industry every year. This monstrous energy consumption has a direct impact on product quality and consequently profitability in the business. Major pharmaceutical companies are particularly under immense pressure to reduce prod[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Industrial gas turbines for mechanical drive

Regardless of your location on the globe, you must know that liquefied natural gas (LNG) is growing in popularity at a very surprising rate. Experts are calling for a doubling of the worldwide capacity of this product by 2020. Many countries are already heeding to these calls, with reports of positi[..]
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