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A 50% share of variable renewables can save up to 6% on system costs
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The REserviceS project - led by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and involving other stakeholders from across the electricity system and academia - also found that creating markets to trade grid support services (GSS) can provide revenue streams for generators, in addition to energy-only markets. Wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is capable of providing GSS such as frequency and ...

EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell from Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc.
calendar 01/10/2014 ·

Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, the industry leader in oil in water monitors just released a new Flow Cell to their product line of fluorescence technology based continuous on-line monitors.  The EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell - Compatible with TD-4100 and TD-4100XD is now available and shipping.  The EZ Access Falling Stream Flow Cell = Easy access for easy cleaning and ...

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane
calendar 01/10/2014 · 0 Comments

In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for power, but escapes into the atmosphere, it harms the ...

JRC Report Assesses Experiences with the EC Recommendation on the Definition of Nanomaterial
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The European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) has published a report entitled Towards a review of the EC Recommendation for a definition of the term “nanomaterial” -- Part 2: Assessment of collected information concerning the experience with the definition.  In the report, JRC assesses information collected between August 2013 and April 2014 from ...

NatureWorks provides new Ingeo Biopolymer Eco Profile
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NatureWorks teamed up with PE INTERNATIONAL and released the first findings of its updated eco profile for its naturally advanced family of Ingeo™ biopolymers. The eco profile of a polymer gives information such as the total energy and raw materials consumed, and the total emissions to air, water, and soil from the cradle to the finished polymer pellet. The new Ingeo eco profile data ...

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