Focal Points 2020

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

January/
February
  • VGB Congress 2019 "Innovation in Power Generation" - Focus on technical papers
  • Special issue "e-world energy & water 2020", 11 to 13 February 2020, Essen/Germany
  • VGB Conference "Steam generators, industrial and combined heat and power plants, CHP 2020", 17 to 19 March 2020, Papenburg/Germany
March
  • Chemistry in power generation and storage
  • Wind power plant operation & maintenance
  • Cyber security in the energy sector
  • VGB Conference "KELI - Conference for Electrical Engineering, I&C and IT in generation plants 2020", 12 to 14 May 2020, Bremen/Germany
April
  • Maintenance of power plants
  • Power plant by-products
  • Training and advanced training for power plant staff
  • Conservation of know-how
  • VGB Conference "Fuel Technology and Furnaces 2020", 26 and 27 May 2020, Hamburg/Germany
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 "Steam Turbines and Operation of Steam Turbines 2020", 17 and 18 June 2020, Cologne/Germany
June
  • Gas turbines and gas turbine operation
  • Combined cycle power plants (CCPP)
  • Big data in the electricity sector
  • Control and balancing energy
  • Flexibility in power and heat generation, Optimisation of power plant operation, vertical integration
  • Special "Branchentag Windenergie NRW", 24 and 25 June 2020, Cologne/Germany
July
  • Industrial and cogeneration plants
  • Reciprocating-engines, gas and further fuels
  • Construction engineering for conventional power plants, wind and hydro power plants
  • Materials: Latest developments and experience in power plant engineering

August

  • Power grids and system stability
  • Sector coupling and electricity generation
  • Thermal waste utilisation
  • Fluidised bed firing systems
  • Occupational safety and health protection
  • Environmental technology, emissions reduction technologies
September
  • Special issue VGB Congress 2020 "100 years VGB | Energy is us!", 9 and 10 September 2020, Essen/Germany
  • Renewables and distributed generation: Hydro power, on- and offshore wind power, solar-thermal power plants, biomass, geothermal generation
  • Digitisation in power generation
  • Special "52. Kraftwerkstechnisches Kolloquium", 6 and 7 October 2020, Dresden/Germany
October
  • Electrical engineering, instrumentation and control, control room technology
  • IT safety
  • Quality assurance
  • Cogeneration
  • VGB Conference "Chemistry in Power Plants 2020", 27 to 29 October 2020, Dresden/Germany
  • Special issue "Enlit 2020" (PowerGen Europe), 27 to 29 October 2020, Milano/Italy

November
  • Steam turbines and steam turbine operation
  • Steam generators
  • Fuel technology and furnaces
  • Downtime operation and conservation
  • Decommissioning of conventional power plants
  • Digitisation in hydro power
  • Special issue "RENEXPO® INTERHYDRO 2020", 26 and 27 November 2020, Salzburg/Austria
December
  • VGB Congress 2020 "100 years VGB | Energy is us!", Essen/Germany: Reports, impressions
  • Research in power generation & storage