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ORNL researchers find ‘greener’ way to assemble materials for solar applications

by Oak Ridge National Laboratory  (Oct. 5, 2015)

The efficiency of solar cells depends on precise engineering of polymers that assemble into films 1,000 times thinner than a human hair. Today, formation of that polymer assembly requires solvents that can harm the environment, but scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found a ...

New ANDRITZ digester at Suzano helps mill achieve new production level and higher energy efficiency

by ANDRITZ AG  (Oct. 5, 2015)

International technology Group ANDRITZ successfully completed the supply and ramp-up of a new digester for Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano. The continuous digester, installed at Suzano's mill in Suzano city, São Paulo state, started up in May 2015 and replaces existing batch digesters as well as a continuous digester, thus further ...

EPA Settles Major Air Pollution Case with CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 2, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that CEMEX de Puerto Rico, Inc., a major cement producer, will spend an estimated $1.7 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides, pollutants that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including asthma. In addition, the company will pay a $160,000 ...

AWWA praises collaboration on steam electric power plant rule

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Oct. 2, 2015)

The American Water Works Association today praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule to reduce pollutants from steam electric power plants, noting that the final rule contains significant improvements in addressing bromide discharges. ...

DOE Announces Acquisition Strategy for Post Fiscal Year 2016 Legacy Cleanup at Los Alamos

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 2, 2015)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center announced it intends to solicit by means of full and open competition for a company with the specialized capabilities necessary to successfully perform all of the elements of scope for the upcoming Environmental Management (EM) procurement for the longer term ...

Renewables to lead world power market growth to 2020

by GLOBE Foundation  (Oct. 2, 2015)

Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing energy security, the ...

Larson Electronics releases a 100 Watt Slip Fit Mounted LED Light that runs on 480V

by Larson Electronics LLC  (Oct. 2, 2015)

Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 100 watt LED explosion proof pole top slip fitter light. The EPL-PT-100LED-RT-480V Class 1 Division 1 & 2, Class 2 ...

Greenlane Biogas Secures Contract with CR&R Waste & Recycling to Develop RNG to Pipeline Project in California

by GREENLANE Biogas - a subsidiary of Pressure Technologies plc  (Oct. 2, 2015)

Greenlane Biogas has received a contract to provide engineering services to CR&R Waste & Recycling for their biogas to renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Perris, California. Under the terms of the agreement, Greenlane’s scope of work will involve detailing a design solution to enable the RNG produced at the facility to meet the ...

Mainstream gets planning consent for the 182 megawatt Aurora wind farm in Chile

by Mainstream Renewable Power  (Oct. 2, 2015)

Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has received environmental consent from the Chilean Environmental Evaluation Service to build and operate the 182 megawatt Aurora wind farm in the commune of Llanquihue in the Los Lagos region of Chile. Upon reaching financial close, Aurora will transfer to Aela Energía, the Chilean ...

NREL Fills Leadership Role at Wind Technology Center

by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)  (Oct. 2, 2015)

Dr. Daniel Laird will join the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory on Oct. 12 as director of the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), the country's premier wind energy technology research facility. Laird, who earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Madison-Wisconsin, is relocating from the Energy ...

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