Sunny islands: floating solar power plants with adjustable tilt

The Portuguese company Solaris Float has developed a floating solar platform with one- and two-axis trackers allowing to change the tilt and the azimuth of a photovoltaic panel, depending on the daytime. The innovation increases solar panel performance by 40% compared to the fixed-tilt panels, according to the PV Magazine, an industry publication.

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Academician Yury Vasilyev receives an honorary diploma of Global Energy for outstanding contribution to the power industry development

The Global Energy Association announced the award of Honorary Diploma “For outstanding contribution to the development of the electric power industry” to Yury Sergeevich Vasilyev, a Soviet and Russian scientist, hydraulic engineer. On behalf of Yury Vasiliev, the diploma was received by Andrey Rudskoi, the rector of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU). The diploma supplement is 1 million rubles.

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Global Energy awarded the winners of the 2022 Young Scientist 4.0 programme

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SpbPU) hosted the award ceremony for the winners of the Young Scientist 4.0 programme on November 24. The winners of the programme actualised by Global Energy Association together with PJSC Gazprom are young specialists in mathematical modeling, bioengineering and chemical processes from Ufa, Krasnodar and Tomsk. The ceremony was attended by Andrey Rudskoi, Rector of SPbPU, Roman Sakhartov, Deputy Head of PJSC Gazprom Department and Sergey Brilev, President of Global Energy Association.

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Nigeria to build 1,650 MW HPP

Nigeria has approved construction of a 1,650 MW hydroelectric power plant (HPP) worth $3 billion, as Reuters reports citing Laola Akande, a spokesman for Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo. The public-private partnership project will be implemented in the northern state of Benue, central Nigeria.

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Turkey is keen to build new nuclear power plants in cooperation with Rosatom under the condition of increased localisation

Turkey wants to boost its cooperation with Rosatom on the construction of new nuclear power plants, inter alia in Sinop, but it expects advanced containment options, Deputy Minister for Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Alparslan Bayraktar said at the Atomexpo-22 forum, in his reply to a question asked by the session moderator, President of the Global Energy Association Sergey Brilev.

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