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Renewable Energy Investments: Major Milestones Reached, New World Record Set

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Mar. 24, 2016)

Coal and gas-fired generation attracted less than half as much capacity investment as renewables last year; Renewables added more to global energy generation capacity than all other technologies combined; For first time, developing world investments in renewables (up 19% in 2015) topped developed nations' (down 8%); World record total of ...

Major Milestones Reached for Renewable Energy Investments

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 24, 2016)

Coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity — one of several important firsts for green energy announced today in a UN-backed report. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, the 10th edition of UNEP’s annual report, launched ...

DESMI Eliminates Up-front Investment in Energy-saving Pumps

by DESMI A/S  (Mar. 9, 2016)

Bold business case If you know of a better business case than this, then we’d like to hear about it. Industrial pump manufacturer DESMI’s ‘Pumps For Free’ payment model is set to take the maritime world by storm, offering to eliminate the up-front investment normally required for new, energy-saving pumps and asking for ...

DNV GL issues Statement of Feasibility to Columbia Power Technologies StingRAY wave energy device

by DNV GL Energy  (Feb. 29, 2016)

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has awarded Columbia Power Technologies innovative StingRAY wave energy converter with a Statement of Feasibility. Based in Oregon (USA), Columbia Power Technologies has been working with DNV GL to ensure that its StingRAY wave energy device ...

Oceans are heating up at the double

by Climate News Network  (Feb. 6, 2016)

Ocean temperatures first collected during one of the great 19th-century voyages of exploration confirm one of the consequences of climate change: humans have managed to warm even the deepest parts of the ocean. A new study in Nature Climate Change calculates that the amount of heat absorbed by the ocean has doubled in the last 18 years. A third ...

Energy Department Awards $10.5 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Systems

by US Department of Energy  (Dec. 28, 2015)

The Energy Department today announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related improvements. As part of its MHK technology research and development ...

EI Humber branch visit ABLE Marine Energy Park

by Energy Institute (EI)  (Dec. 24, 2015)

Members of the EI Humber branch were given the opportunity to visit the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on 26 November 2015. ABLE UK Ltd gave a background of the company and their offshore and onshore services. They also covered the company development and the project to construct a facility at North Killinghome on the South Bank of the River ...

Climeon’s groundbreaking heat-power solution wins prestigious award for marine energy savings

/INS. Climeon AB has been awarded "Technology Innovation Award" by the multinational consulting and analytical firm Frost & Sullivan for its groundbreaking heat power solution. Frost and Sullivan rates Climeon Ocean as #1 industry solution for Marine Waste Heat Recovery. Climeon Ocean uses low temperature heat and converts it into 100% clean ...

New satellite set to make gravitational waves: livestream the launch

by DNV GL Energy  (Dec. 2, 2015)

LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) Pathfinder satellite will explore the concept of gravitational waves; the ripples in the fabric of spacetime predicted by Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. These could help relay cosmic information to astronomers. Ground-based experiments have so far failed to detect gravitational ...

DNV GL study calls for technology improvements to reduce costs for Barents Sea developments

by Grontmij - SWECO  (Nov. 25, 2015)

OG21 today received the DNV GL study of technologies that should be developed for year-round oil and gas production at 74 degrees North in the Norwegian Barents Sea. New licenses are due to be awarded in this area as part of the Norwegian 23rd licensing round. The report concludes that technology solutions are fairly mature, but need to be ...

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