Hywind: Scotland’s Revolutionary Power

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems SpecialistForecast International.

Hywind Scotland. Source: Masdar

Is there a way, especially in the United States, to harness wind power without encountering the many downsides associated with doing so? To answer that question, one must look elsewhere in the world. Continue reading

New Power for Cellular Towers

by Carter Palmer, Power Systems SpecialistForecast International.

MTG12 (12kW) Bladon Jets Microturbine

Can cellular towers be cheaper and greener? At Bladon Jets, the answer is a resounding yes. The microturbine, fast becoming a favorite among distributed power proponents, might just be the future. Continue reading

Forecast International Introduces Dynamic New PowerWeb Site at PowerGen

by Edward Nebinger, Forecast International.

Powerweb ad blockAt PennWell’s PowerGen show, Forecast International introduced a new and singularly unique website. The new site, www.fi-powerweb.com, reports on and provides forecasts for all aspects of the world’s power and energy markets, with particular emphasis on gas & steam turbines, which have been a forte of the company for many years. Forecast International pioneered the development of the world’s first gas turbine forecast over 40 years ago and has since expanded its coverage to include power generation at all levels, combined-cycle (gas and steam) installations, mechanical drives for pipeline and other applications, and marine gas turbines, which are largely used for propulsion of naval surface warships. For aviation markets, FI tracks gas turbine power systems in five distinct market segments.

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