Focal Points 2018

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

January/
February
  • Summary VGB Congress 2017 “Generation in Competition” (focus on technical papers)
  • Special issue “e-world 2018”, 6 to 8 February 2018, Essen/Germany
  • VGB Conference “Maintenance in Power Plants 2018”, 28 February and 1 March 2018, Bonn/Germany
March
  • Chemistry in power plants
  • IT safety in power generation
  • Storage technologies (power-to-gas, batteries, pumped storage, etc.)
  • VGB Conference “Steam Generators, Industrial and Cogeneration Plants 2018”, 20 to 22 March 2018, Rostock/Germany
April
  • Renewables: Hydro power
  • LCP BREF: Results and conclusions
  • Renewables: Biomass
  • Big data in power generation
  • Flexibility in power and heat generation
  • VGB Conference “Electrical Engineering, I&C and IT – KELI 2018“, 15 to 17 May 2018, Potsdam/Germany
May
  • Power plant and power plant fleet management
  • Sector coupling and power generation
  • Nuclear power, nuclear power plants: operation and operating experience, decommissioning, waste disposal
  • VGB Conference “Steam Turbines and Operation of Steam Turbines 2018“, 6 and 7 June 2018, Koblenz/Germany
June
  • Maintenance of power plants
  • Maintenance of wind power plants: Service, retrofit, policies and projects
  • Training and advanced training for power plant staff, Conservation of know-how
  • VGB Conference “Fuels and Firings 2018“, 27 and 28 June 2018, Kassel/Germany
  • Special issue “electrify europe 2018”, 19 to 21 June 2018, Vienna/Austria
July
  • Industrial and cogeneration plants
  • Combined heat and power generation (CHP)
  • Steam generators
  • Materials: Latest developments and experience in power plant engineering

August

  • Electrical engineering, instrumentation and control, information technology, digitisation, control room technology
  • Occupational safety and health protection
  • Service for power generation
September
  • Special issue VGB Congress 2018 “Generation in Competition”, 11 to 13 September 2018, Munich-Unterschleißheim/Germany
  • Renewables and distributed generation: Hydro power, on- and offshore wind power, solar-thermal power plants, geothermal generation, biomass
  • Research in power generation
October
  • Steam turbines and operation of steam turbines
  • Environmental engineering, Emission reduction
  • VGB Conference “Chemistry in Power Plants 2018”, 23 to 25 October 2018, Magdeburg/Germany
  • VGB Conference “Thermal Waste Treatment and Fluidised Bed Firing Systems 2018“, 30 and 31 October 2018, Hamburg/Germany
November
  • Gas turbines and gas turbine operation
  • Combined cycle power plants (CCPP)
  • Power plant by-products
  • Decommissioning of conventional power plants
December
  • VGB Congress 2018 “Generation in Competition”, Munich-Unterschleißheim/Germany: Reports, impressions
  • Fuel technology and furnaces
  • Civil engineering: Power plants, wind and hydro power plants