VGB PowerTech Journal - Annual Overview 2020

The technical journal VGB PowerTech is a competent and internationally accepted publication for power plant engineering. It appears with 11 bilingual issues (German/English) annually. VGB PowerTech informs with technical/scientific papers and up-to-date news on all important questions of electricity and heat generation.

VGB PowerTech Journal 12/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 12/2020

Focal Points:
  • Sector coupling
  • Distributed generation
  • Electrifying transport – A global perspective
  • Decarbonizing distributed power solutions
  • Potentials of hydrogen-oxygen combustion to provide secondary reserves in steam power plants
  • Assess the control room system
VGB PowerTech Journal 11/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 11/2020

Focal Points:
  • Digitalisation in energy supply
  • Power-2-X
  • Digitalization possibilities and the potential of the Digital Twin for steam supply systems
  • Flexibilization of a combined cycle gas turbine by integration of a P2F synthesis
  • Gas turbine combustors with constant volume heat addition
VGB PowerTech Journal 10/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 10/2020

Focal Points:
  • Power plant by-products
  • Global aspects on coal combustion products
  • Developments in CCP management in Europe
  • Implementation of Basic Requirement 3 in harmonized product standards
  • Wood fly ash as cement replacement
VGB PowerTech Journal 9/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 9/2020

Focal Points:
  • „VGB OnLine – 100 Year VGB“. Opening speech
  • Climate change
  • Price as the key to compliance with the Paris climate change decisions
  • Responsibilities in a wind farm
  • Transformation of electrical energy into hydrogen and its storage
VGB PowerTech Journal 8/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 8/2020

Focal Points:
  • Can e-fuels close the renewables power gap? A review.
  • Excitation of torsional oscillations in the grid
  • Know-how and capacity assurance for the maintenance of conventional power plants
  • The Biofficiency Project | Part 2
VGB PowerTech Journal 7/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 7/2020

Focal Points:
  • Maintenance
  • Thermal waste utilisation
  • Technical risk management of hydropower plants
  • Optimised maintenance strategies in thermal waste utilisation
  • Refractory linings under thermomechanical aspects
  • Statement on the IT Security Act 2.0
VGB PowerTech Journal 6/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 6/2020

Focal Points:
  • Flexibility in power generation
  • Dependence of the Federal Republic of Germany on energy imports
  • Control of component fatigue in flexible power station operation
  • Run-of-river hydroelectric plants as providers of balancing energy
  • Steam turbines and the energy turnaround
VGB PowerTech Journal 5/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 5/2020

Focal Points:
  • Nuclear power and nuclear power plant operation
  • World Nuclear Performance Report
  • Use of Robots in Nuclear Decommissioning
  • SMRs - Overview on international developments
  • Physical and chemical effects of containment debris
  • Experimental and computational analysis of a passive containment cooling system
VGB PowerTech Journal 4/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 4/2020

Focal Points:
  • Maintenance in power generation
  • Innovative sector coupling and re-electrification
  • Steam turbine: regularly checked, safe in operation!
  • New methods for plant monitoring
  • Experience with the T24 steel in GKM
VGB PowerTech Journal 3/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 3/2020

Focal Points:
  • Chemistry in power generation
  • Hydrogen as energy-carrier of the future?
  • How can combustionrelated problems impact water/steam quality?
  • Hot functional tests – passivation of a primary circuit
  • Combustion of solid recovered fuels
VGB PowerTech Journal 1-2/2020

VGB PowerTech Journal - Issue 1-2/2020

Focal Points:
  • VGB Congress 2019
  • Sector Coupling - buzzword or future of the energy supply
  • The project ALIGN-CCUS – A contribution to the evolutive transformation process of energy and raw material supply by recycling carbon
  • Leakage detection in power-plants based on passive acoustic imagining
  • 36C3 – more questions than answers