KMW’s CHP plant starts commercial operations

Combined heat and power (CHP) plant supplied by Wärtsilä to Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden (KMW) in Germany has started commercial operations. The handover of the plant allows municipal energy provider KMW to reliably provide 100 MW of electrical power. The CHP plant feeds the excess heat generated during power generation into the Mainz district heating network. The […]

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93 gigawatt additional electricity exchange needed by 2040

The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO) says an additional 93 gigawatt cross-border electricity exchange capacity is needed to address the energy transition in 2040. Although annual investments in network capacity varies from 1.3 billion to 3.4 billion euro, they avoid annual generation costs of 4 to 10 billion euro.

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