Focal Points 2019

 
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Focal Point
Additionally in each issue: Energy News, Calendar, People

January/
February
  • VGB Congress 2018 “Generation in Transition” – Focus on technical papers
  • Special issue “e-world energy & water 2019”, 5 to 7 February 2019, Essen/Germany
  • VGB Conference “Maintenance in Power Plants 2019”, 19 to 20 February 2019, Potsdam/Germany
March
  • Chemistry in power plants
  • Wind power plant operation in extreme climate conditions
  • VGB Conference “Thermal Waste Utilization and Fluidized Bed Firing Systems 2019”, 13 to 14 March 2019, Hamburg/Germany
  • VGB Conference “Maintenance of Wind Power Plants 2019“, 26 to 27 March 2019, Bremen/Germany
April
  • Electrical engineering, instrumentation and control, control room technology
  • IT safety in power generation
  • Training and advanced training for power plant staff
  • Conservation of know-how
May
  • Storage technologies (power-to-gas, batteries, pumped storage, etc.)
  • Knowledge management, documentation, databases
  • Nuclear power, nuclear power plants: operation and operating experience, decommissioning, waste disposal
  • VGB Conference “Gas Turbines and Operation of Gas Turbines 2019“, 5 and 6 June 2019, Mainz/Germany
June
  • Maintenance of power plants
  • Power grids and system stability
  • Control and balancing energy
  • Flexibility in power and heat generation, Optimisation of power plant operation, vertical integration
  • Special “Branchentag Windenergie NRW”, 26 to 27 June 2019, Cologne/Germany
July
  • Maintenance of wind power plants: Service, retrofit, policies and projects
  • Materials: Latest developments and experience in power plant engineering as well as in research

August

  • Thermal waste utilisation
  • Fluidised bed firing systems
  • Quality assurance
  • Occupational safety and health protection
  • Environmental technology, emissions reduction technologies
September
  • Special issue VGB Congress 2019 “Innovation in Power Generation”, 4 to 5 September 2019, Salzburg/Austria
  • Renewables and distributed generation: Hydro power, on- and offshore wind power, solar-thermal power plants, biomass, geothermal generation
  • Digitisation in power generation
October
  • Gas turbines and gas turbine operation
  • Combined cycle power plants (CCPP)
  • Combined heat and power generation (CHP)
  • VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power Plants 2019”, 23 to 24 October 2019, Würzburg/Germany
  • Special issue “PowerGen Europe“, 12 to 14 November 2019, Paris/France
November
  • Industrial and cogeneration plants
  • Reciprocating-engines, gas and further fuels
  • Downtime operation and conservation
  • Decommissioning of conventional power plants
  • Special issue “RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO 2019“, 28 to 29 November 2019, Salzburg/Austria
December
  • VGB Congress 2019 “Innovation in Power Generation”, Salzburg/Austria: Reports, impressions
  • Steam turbines and operation of steam turbines
  • Steam generators
  • Research in power generation