In its third year, GPPS Forum19 was held in Zurich Switzerland on the 17th and 18th January 2019. The event offered a platform for the exchange of ideas on the future development of the industry.
These are times of increasing competition in the markets for power generation: Market shares of thermal power plants are shrinking while the shares of wind continue to grow. The resulting changes in technical demands require continuous innovation while resources for R&D will be shrinking. Past trends towards specialization in the design during the last decades and the existing, sequential development processes no longer are sufficient to meet customer demands.