Category Archives: Industrial

An Introduction to Aluminum Internal Floating Roofs

           Internal floating roofs (IFR) first found their place in the oil industry to conserve product and prevent fires. Later, they were required for controlling hydrocarbon emissions into the atmosphere, as regulated by the U.S. EPA. An IFR tank has a floating deck below a fixed roof. The floating deck rises and falls along with […]

Concentrated Solar Power Gets A Huge Boost

Abengoa announced that Solana, the world´s largest parabolic trough plant with a total installed capacity of 280 gross megawatts (MW) and also the first solar power plant in the United States with thermal energy storage, has successfully passed commercial operation tests. This milestone marks a major accomplishment for Abengoa and the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) industry. Solana is the […]