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The Monday Night Mail

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Livorno - Week 22 - Monday 25th May 2015

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1 IFRF RELOCATION - Final Reminder. Call for Expressions of Interest to host the IFRF

From the IFRF President
Contributed by Hartmut Spliethoff
Munich, Germany, Monday 25th May 2015

As a result of the need to relocate from its present site in Livorno, at its next meeting on June 4th/5th, the IFRF’s governing body, the Joint Committee, is to explore the potential for relocating the IFRF during 2016. Organisations that might wish to host the IFRF are reminded to submit their brief ‘Expression of Interest’ (EoI) before the end of May to Neil Fricker (neil.fricker@ifrf.net) who will support the IFRF President during the relocation process. The Further details from Neil Fricker or in MNM dated April 27th 2015. On the evening of Monday June 1st, during the 18th Members Conference (see below), there will be an open meeting to answer questions about the relocation. Late submissions will be accepted from organisations/individuals attending – deadline June 2nd.

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2 The 18th IFRF Members' Conference Final Update

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Izabela Reszewicz
Livorno, Monday 25th May 2015

There is only one week until the 18th IFRF Members Conference, which will be held in Freising, Germany at 1-3 June 2015. Preparations are in progress and the Conference including Oxy-coal workshop, the Executive Committee Meeting and the Joint Committee Meeting will occupy us for the whole week.

We are happy to welcome all delegates to this fantastic meeting, which is going to be the IFRF event of the year. We expect that MC18 will be a great success, both in terms of technical content and the discussion raised, and the networking activities. We would like to express also our enormous thanks to sponsors: Callidus Technologies, The Linde Group and Doosan Babcock for helping us organizing  this event.



3 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's correspondent in Australia
From the Sydney, Australia
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Sydney, Monday 25th May 2015

Patrick Lavery pic.jpgCombustion Industry News brings together interesting and important stories about or affecting the combustion industry, and is collated for the IFRF every fortnight by Patrick Lavery. For each news story cited, a link is provided to the original publication. Where news relates to IFRF Member Organisations, the name of the organisation appears in green with a link to the associated profile page on the IFRF website. Subscription-free article links are given in blue, and subscription-required article links in red.

If you have a news item to share, please contact Patrick Lavery.

Top Story

- Merkel and Hollande set goal of full decarbonisation by end of century

Business Trends

- Power generators unsurprisingly see energy future that includes their own generation means
- Greenpeace/European Environment Bureau report urges stricter EU coal-fired power station emissions rules
- Solar energy debate being reframed amongst US conservatives
- Ghana sees march against handling of electricity industry

Company and Project News

- SSE’s Ferrybridge station to be closed by next March; Fiddlers Ferry to survive for now
- Sur Independent Power Project inaugurated in Oman
- Pemex engages Enel and Abengoa to build cogeneration plant in Mexico
- Malaysia’s Malakoff makes lacklustre IPO



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