EU Biomass Action Plan * Nuclear Power Plant Krümmel now with Record Capacity for BWRs * Nuclear Power Plants in Central Europe Remain Unaffected by Summer Floods * Predictive Control System for Municipal Waste Incinerators * Steam Turbines - VGB PowerTech Journal * Dates * Information for Members
DatesVGB-Conference "Maintenance in Power Plants 2006" with technical Exhibition, February 15 to 16, 2006, Leipzig
VGB-Conference "Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control, Information Technology" with technical exhibition, May 9 to 11, 2006, Dorint Novotel Düsseldorf/Neuss
Information for Members
New Abstracts of MinutesUse of Renewables and Distributed Generation - 13th September 2005
The "Biomass Action Plan" of the European Commission will be published at the beginning of 2006. The further use of biomass to generate electricity, heat and biofuels for transport applications will be described.
The boiling water reactor Krümmel, situated on the banks of the river Elbe near Hamburg, has performed the most comprehensive outage in its operating history in 2005.
The heavy rainfalls of late August 2005 had no impact on the nuclear power plants in southern Germany and Switzerland, thus proving their flooding protection concepts to be adequate.
Fuzzy based firing control uses conventional data about the status of a firing system for improvement of the control logic. The Fuzzy concept of verbalising the control logic finds its continuation in using methods of artificial intelligence. The R&D project "Comparision and development of innovative concepts for grate control systems on the example of municipal waste incineration plants" is a further step in this direction.
Main topic of the November issue are Steam Turbines.