Energy & Renewables News

34595 Results found
  • Category: Energy & Renewables ×

EPA Awards Oklahoma over $1.2 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 30, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Conservation Commission $459,000 to respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks (UST). The agency will also receive $809,000 to clean petroleum leaks. EPA recently strengthened the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to ...

Azerbaijan Installs LED Street Lights in its Capital`s Historical District

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jun. 30, 2015)

With UNEP's support, a demonstration project for replacing inefficient public street lights provides example of how historic reserve of Icherisheher could go on to take major step towards its climate target Some of the 600 LED lights that are replacing public street lights in Icherisheher were presented to the public in Azerbaijan's capital city ...

Innovative Breakthrough Demonstrated for Biological Ethanol Production

by US Department of Energy  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Microvi Biotechnologies, a leading innovator of biocatalytic processes, together with the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has demonstrated a major breakthrough to biological ethanol production. Compared with a conventional yeast ethanol production, a preliminary ...

Crowdsourcing Initiative Seeks Buildings-Related Problems to Solve

by US Department of Energy  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Calling all building technology innovators! The Building Technologies Office is partnering with the successful SunShot Catalyst crowdsourcing initiative to identify and solve problems related to software development, data, and/or automation. In the first, “Ideation” phase of the initiative, those working in the building technology ...

Andrea Leadsom’s Speech to the Nuclear Industry Association

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jun. 30, 2015)

It is a pleasure to address you today at this important Nuclear Industry Association event to showcase the UK’s new nuclear programme; and to have the opportunity to speak to you all - the people who are instrumental in turning that programme into a reality. Your industry is key to delivering our vision of the clean, affordable, safe and ...

Ghana celebrates its first Global Wind Day as over 250 students meet in Ayitepa to learn about wind energy

by Mainstream Renewable Power  (Jun. 30, 2015)

More than 250 students from local schools gathered at Ayitepa village to celebrate Global Wind Day. Wind farm developers Mainstream Renewable Power and NEK Umwelttechnik organised the event close to the site of the proposed 225MW Ayitepa Wind Farm which is on track to commence construction early next year. During the course of the event the ...

Energy efficiency works: US energy use per dollar cut in half in last 35 years

by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Energy efficiency has made major strides in the US in the last 35 years, with “energy intensity” – the measurement of energy used per dollar of gross domestic product – down from 12.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 1980 to 6.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 2014, according to a major new report from the nonprofit American Council ...

Public consultation on circular economy launched by European Commission

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 30, 2015)

The consultation has been launched in order to “present a new, more ambitious circular economy strategy late in 2015, to transform Europe into a more competitive resource-efficient economy, addressing a range of economic sectors, including waste”. The Circular Economy Strategy will be fully aligned with the priorities of the new ...

China announces climate target for Paris deal

by Associated Press  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global climate pact in Paris. South Korea, Serbia and Iceland also presented climate targets for the deal that's supposed to be ...

United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer

by Associated Press  (Jun. 30, 2015)

United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. United officials said Tuesday that they expect to begin receiving fuel from Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. in 2018 and could be taking 90 million gallons a year by 2021. That's enough fuel for ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you