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Project Status: FGD Plant at the “Nikola Tesla A” power plant in Obrenovac, Serbia

🏭 Exciting progress is being made on Phase 1 of the FGD Plant at the “Nikola Tesla A” power plant in Obrenovac, Serbia.

🔍 Phase 1 involves the processing of limestone, which means grinding and making a lime slurry. The lime slurry is then propelled through a pipeline to Phase 2, which includes absorbers with wet stacks that purify flue gasses. The gypsum suspension, a byproduct of this purification process, embarks on a circular journey back to Phase 1 through the pipeline network, where it is dried and deposited in a gypsum silo.

📸 The photos show the entire facility, the tallest being the gypsum silo, and the white building with the sloping roof is the limestone storage building.
Between them, you’ll spot the limestone mills, lime suspension tanks, and the necessary water. There are also the pipe bridges that provide pipelines which connect Phase 1 and Phase 2.

✅ We are pleased to share that Phase 1 is on track for completion within the next month.

At the core of this endeavor is the transformative impact on the Serbian environment.
Thanks to Mitsubishi Power’s cutting-edge FGD system, we anticipate a remarkable reduction of sulfur dioxide and particle emissions by a factor of 9. This equates to a reduction from approximately 74,000 tons to a mere 7,800 tons per year.

🌍 Now that’s a sustainable win!💪

Stay tuned for updates on Phase 2, next week, as we navigate the last steps of our journey towards a brighter, cleaner future.

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FBiH’s Transformative Energy Legislation for a Cleaner Future

Amidst ongoing discussions surrounding energy production methods, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) has recently taken a monumental step by adopting a transformative Law on Electricity, ushering in European standards, and shaping the future of the energy sector.

This law regulates energy policy and planning, as well as energy activities and permits. It also governs the regulation of construction of power plants, electricity production and distribution, and the supply and trade of electricity.

On top of that, FBiH is moving towards a sustainable future with the Law on Renewable Energy Sources and Efficient Cogeneration. This introduces prosumers and offers a number of benefits to entrepreneurs.

💚FBiH is taking big strides towards greener energy. These laws boost strategic planning, transparent investments, and a protection system for vulnerable electricity customers.

At Activ we welcome these forward-thinking initiatives as crucial milestones in the journey towards a more environmentally conscious and economically resilient energy future. 🌍

Read more about the new energy laws 👉

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Earth Overshoot Day 🌍🚀🌱

Today is Earth Overshoot Day, a stark reminder of the urgency to take action and prioritize sustainable practices. 🍃♻️🏞️💚

Let’s take a look at some facts*:

➡️The world’s population has increased by 121% since 1970.
➡️The average population size of vertebrate species has declined by 68% since 1970.
➡️60% of humanity’s Ecological Footprint is carbon.

Sustainable energy solutions are not just an option; they are a necessity. As we confront the challenges of today, we remain committed to pioneering innovative technologies and advocating for responsible energy consumption.

Through our and also partners’ expertise in Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS), Green Technology and Waste-to-Energy Solutions, we have the capability to make a significant contribution towards a more sustainable and eco-friendly world.

Earth Overshoot Day serves as a call-to-action, and at Activ, we are committed to leading by example, today and every other day. 🌏📢

Join us. 🤝


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European Parliament Approves New Energy Efficiency Targets for 2030

As part of the European Green Deal, the latest Energy Efficiency Directive has been approved by the Members of European Parliament in the previous week, paving the way for a greener and more sustainable future.

The directive requires member states to reduce their overall energy consumption by at least 11.7% at the EU level by 2030, with member states saving an average 1.5% of energy per year. This is a significant step towards cleaner and more efficient energy. 🔌💡🌱

At Activ, we are proud to be an active part of this transformational journey. As a company specializing in energy solutions, we are committed to reducing emissions from power plants and promoting sustainable alternatives. Our expertise covers hydropower, wind and solar energy, as well as hydrogen technologies.

Through our innovative projects, we aim to promote the use of renewable energy, optimize the performance of power plants, and introduce cutting-edge technologies to increase energy efficiency.

We applaud the fact that the EU could become the first geopolitical actor to lead by example. 👏🌍

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A project status update on the FGD Plant at the Nikola Tesla B Power Plant in Obrenovac, Serbia🌱

Our dedicated team has been working diligently, and we’re proud to highlight the latest milestones achieved. 🚀

🔧 The final segment of the FRP elbow, with a diameter of 11,400 mm, underwent extensive preparatory work, including lifting, rotation, centering, and lamination. 💪

🏗️ Following the completion of pre-assembly, the FRP elbow was skillfully lifted and installed at the designated location within the project area. This elbow connects the absorber outlet to the chimney entrance (wet stack), contributing to the efficient flow of flue gas. Notably, the project involves the installation of two such FRP elbows. The video attached showcases a quarter of the impressive FRP flue gas duct. 🌬️

⏱️ The installation of the FRP segment was executed meticulously, adhering to detailed preparation and planning. We’re proud to acknowledge the exceptional collaboration of our on-site team, ensuring a swift completion within the shortest possible time. 👏

🌿 We’re pleased to highlight that this project will significantly reduce emissions of sulphur dioxide and particulates by a staggering 96%, from 80,000 tons per year, to 4,500 tons. Our commitment to environmental sustainability drives us forward! 🌍

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to make remarkable progress at the Nikola Tesla B Power Plant. Together for a green future! 🌱

Please click on the link below to view the video on LinkedIn:

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Fueling Young Minds for a Greener Future: “H2STUDENT Sparks a Hydrogen-Powered Learning Experience!”

H2STUDENT is the first program in Slovenia dedicated to promoting young students’ competences in the field of hydrogen, with the mission of teaching them to learn about a sustainable future on their own. Through this program, they gain a comprehensive understanding that truly emission-free mobility and transport require the simultaneous development of the entire hydrogen value chain, connecting energy supply from nature with human demand.🔋⚡️

👉 More than 5000 primary and secondary school pupils have been successfully trained so far.

👉 H2STUDENT, alongside our esteemed partner ECUBES, has been spreading knowledge about hydrogen technologies in Slovenia and Croatia since 2019.

👨‍🏫  During the recent 3rd Hydrogen Ecosystem North Adriatic Conference, where the H2HSTUDENT program was presented, we had the pleasure of witnessing the Grand Prix Hydrogen cars racing competition, where students showcased their skills. The competition emphasized the principles of DESIGN-BUILD-WIN, encouraging creativity and innovation among the participants.

We couldn’t agree more with the program provider, Dr. Matjaž Knez of the Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor – children deserve enjoyable learning experiences. And H2STUDENT delivers that through engaging lectures, online content and numerous learning games. 👩‍🔬 👨‍🔬

By raising young people’s awareness of the positive effects of using H2 technologies, H2STUDENT is spreading the idea of ​​sustainable mobility, the usability of hydrogen and the potential uses of H2 technologies among the general population.

🤝Activ has been supporting this remarkable program from the very beginning. We wish them continued success, especially at this year’s COP28 conference in Dubai.

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Insights 3rd Hydrogen Ecosystem North Adriatic Conference

We attended the 3rd Hydrogen Ecosystem North Adriatic Conference last week and here are some insights.

👉Hydrogen is rapidly emerging as a vital component on our path towards a carbon-neutral society. This groundbreaking conference shed light on the immense potential of hydrogen, highlighting it as a key pillar of our future energy system.🔋

🟢The event showcased a prepared sector that is attracting investors from all corners. It was made clear that building hydrogen valleys is not just the responsibility of the industry, but a collective effort that involves everyone.

🟢 One of the highlights was an inspiring talk by the Belgian Minister for Energy, Tinne Van der Straeten. According to her, the transition to hydrogen has a particular impact on today’s youth and is a matter of energy security and resilience.

🟢 Attendees had the privilege of witnessing European best practices in the development of national and regional hydrogen ecosystems. Minister Van der Straeten, for example, presented the highly advanced implementation of the Belgian Clean Hydrogen Strategy, showcasing the importance of a comprehensive industry-driven approach.

🤝Among the most exciting developments was the North Adriatic Hydrogen Valley (NAHV) project. This ambitious endeavour connects three regions, Croatia, the Italian Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG), and Slovenia, in an unprecedented trans-regional cooperation within the European Union. This project opens up a world of opportunities for economic development, youth education, and job creation in the North-Adriatic region.💼🌱

Let’s embrace the power of clean hydrogen and build a carbon-neutral society for generations to come! Let’s shape the future together!💚🌍

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3rd Hydrogen Ecosystem North Adriatic Conference

🌍 The 3rd Hydrogen Ecosystem North Adriatic Conference started today at Vila Vipolže in Goriška Brda, with focus on fostering unprecedented cross-regional cooperation in the transition towards a clean energy future based on clean hydrogen.

The objectives of this conference are:

• To accelerate activities related to the development of the North Adriatic Hydrogen Valley (NAHV) project, the highest-scoring large-scale Transnational Hydrogen Valley project in the EU in 2023.
• To bust other already ongoing projects developed by industry towards the regional hydrogen ecosystem to accelerate regional and European energy transition.

We are thrilled to be part of this inspiring event, where numerous like-minded individuals gather to recognize the paramount importance of striving towards a brighter and more sustainable future.

🌱 It is crucial to recognize that carbon neutrality cannot be achieved without clean hydrogen. And the path to clean hydrogen begins with taking action NOW.

Thank you ECUBES Hydrogen & Flexibility, Clean Hydrogen Partnership, Hydrogen Europe and Hydrogen Europe Research for bringing people together to be part of such an important debate.

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Project Status: FGD Plant at the “Nikola Tesla B” power plant in Obrenovac, Serbia

📍 A project status update on FGD plant at the Nikola Tesla B power plant in Obrenovac, Serbia.

The Nikola Tesla B power plant is a part of Serbia’s biggest power project Nikola Tesla – TENT and serves approximately one-fifth of the country’s electricity needs.🔋

The TENT B flue gas desulphurisation project will reduce emissions of sulphur dioxide and particulates by 96%, from 80,000 tons per year, to 4,500 tons.

The two sets of FGD systems will extend the lifetime of the TENT B units, reduce the level of air pollution, and improve energy efficiency in the country. Pretty amazing, don’t you think?

Thanks to the combined efforts, knowledge and proficiency of all the parties involved, the project is making excellent progress.

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Our new partnership with Aalborg Energie Technik a/s

We are happy to introduce our new partnership with Aalborg Energie Technik a/s (AET).🤝This cooperation extends to specific agreed upon projects in the Balkan region.

AET is a leading engineering, contracting and services company that supplies biomass-fired boiler plants, power plants and combined heat and power plants (CPH) in the size range from 25 to 170 MWth. They also carry out operation & maintenance services and long-term service agreements on both new and existing plants, as well as conversions and refurbishments of existing plants.

They are known as one of the world’s most innovative suppliers of biomass boilers and combustion systems with exceptionally high efficiency and availability, high fuel flexibility and low emission impact. In addition, their systems have very low maintenance costs.
The company’s boiler and combustion system concept is based on more than 30 years of practical experience in steam generation and biomass combustion.

Why did we choose to work with AET:
🔴 Biomass energy and decarbonisation solutions are playing an increasingly important role in the energy sector.
🔴 We will offer new technologies to our customers, with each of us contributing with our expertise and resources.
🔴 We will complement each other both qualitatively and quantitatively to propose large-scale results.
🔴 We will help each other achieve our common goals and enable our clients to achieve theirs.
🔴 We will work to expand green energy solutions to new audiences in the Balkans.

We share the same goal:
“To provide solutions for a greener future for all, to cover the needs of our customers and to always deliver on our promises!”

We look forward to hearing about your project.