Focal Points 2017

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

January/
February
  • Summary VGB Congress 2016 “New Horizons: Navigating the Power Industry in Times of Change” (focus on technical papers)
  • Special issue e-world 2017, 7 to 9 February 2017, Essen/Germany
  • VGB Conference “Maintenance of Wind Power Plants 2017”, 22 and 23 March 2017, Hamburg/Germany
March
  • Chemistry in power plants
  • Power plant and power plant fleet management
  • BREF LCP: Results and conclusions
  • VGB Conference “Cogeneration Plants and Virtual Power Plants 2017”, 5 and 6 April 2017, Berlin/Germany
April
  • Thermal waste utilisation
  • Fluidised bed firing systems
  • Renewables: Biomass
  • Storage technologies (power-to-gas, batteries, pumped storage, etc.)
  • VGB Workshop “Flue Gas Cleaning 2017“, 3 and 4 May 2017, Lisbon/Portugal
  • VGB Workshop “Materials and Quality Assurance 2017“, 18 and 19 May 2017, Maria Enzersdorf/Austria
May
  • IT safety in power generation
  • Training and advanced training for power plant staff, Conservation of know-how
  • Nuclear power, nuclear power plants: operation and operating experience, decommissioning, waste disposal
  • VGB Conference “Gas Turbines and Operation of Gas Turbines 2017“, 7 and 8 June 2017, Friedrichshafen/Germany
  • VGB Workshop “Mercury Control 2017“, 8 and 9 June 2017, Berlin/Germany
June
  • Steam turbines and steam turbine operation
  • Steam generators
  • Renewables: Hydro power
  • Downtime operation and preservation of power plants
  • Power-Gen Europe 2017, 20 to 22 June 2017, Cologne/Germany
July
  • Maintenance, maintenance of wind power plants: Service, retrofit, policies and projects
  • Environmental engineering, flue gas cleaning, research and application
  • Research in power generation

August

  • Industrial and cogeneration plants, combined heat and power plants (CHP)
  • Virtual power plants
  • Decommissioning of conventional power plants
September
  • Special issue VGB Congress 2017 “Generation in Competition”, 13 and 14 September 2017, Essen/Germany
  • Renewables and distributed generation: Hydro power, on- and offshore wind power, solar-thermal power plants, geothermal generation
October
  • Electrical engineering, instrumentation and control, information technology, control room technology
  • Control and balancing energy, flexibility in generation, optimisation of generation, vertical integration
  • Power plant by-products
  • VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power Plants 2017”, 25 and 26 October 2017, Koblenz/Germany
November
  • Gas turbines and gas turbine operation
  • Combined cycle power plants (CCPP)
  • Cooling technology and cooling tower technology
  • Materials: Latest developments and experience in power plant engineering
December
  • VGB Congress 2017 “Generation in Competition”, Essen/Germany: Reports, impressions
  • Fuel technology and furnaces
  • Occupational safety and health protection
  • Fire protection
  • Civil engineering: Power plants, wind and hydro power plants