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Livorno - Week 13 - Monday 23rd March 2015

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1 Livorno News

Update from IFRF Director
From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Tomasz Klajny - IFRF Director
Livorno, Monday 23rd March 2015

TJ bw pic_small.jpgIFRF together with TU Delft is organising open workshop TOTeM 40 within the Brisk project. In order to increase attractiveness and promote the Brisk project all the fees for this meeting were cancelled and the attendance at this meeting is free of charge. We warmly encourage you to register for this event.



2 18th IFRF Members' Conference Draft Programme

From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Izabela Reszewicz
Livorno, Monday 23rd March 2015

Herewith some of the highlights of the upcoming 18th IFRF Members’ Conference, which will be held in Freising, Germany at 1-3 June 2015.

The initial programme of the Conference and Oxy-coal Workshop has been published on the conference website and in IFRF Events Calendar.



3 Combustion Industry News

From the IFRF's correspondent in Australia
From the Sydney, Australia
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Sydney, Monday 23rd March 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

- University of Oxford examines companies holding most potential stranded coal-fired power generation assets

Business Trends

- Chinese government declares war on smog; warns of action against oil companies
- Disagreement surrounding medium term growth prospects of Chinese steel industry
- Egypt pushes to expand power generation through coal-fired plants


- IEA set to report no increase in CO2-equivalent emissions in 2014

Research, Development and Technology

- Laborelec-GDP Suez publish short article on risks from wood pellets

Company and Project News

- Eskom board launches inquiry into poor performance but unlikely to uncover fresh reasons
- Bharat Heavy Electrical commissions three 270 MW units in 42 days



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