Energy & Renewables News

  • Measures to Reduce Aviation, Shipping Emissions in the Spotlight

    Efforts seeking to reduce emissions from the aviation and shipping sectors got a boost in recent weeks. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted a new emissions standard for aircraft, and the European Commission put forward proposals addressing emissions from both the aviation and shipping sectors. Emissions from the aviation and shipping sectors account for 2% and 2.5% of ...

  • ProMinent at the HANNOVER MESSE 2017

    From 24 to 28 April once again the HANNOVER MESSE is the linchpin for seven leading trade fairs – Industrial Automation, Motion, Drive & Automation, digital Factory, Energy ComVac, Industrial Supply and Research & Technology. ProMinent will be attending and presenting a new metering system and hydraulic and peristaltic pumps at the PUMP PLAZA in hall 15 on stand G43. On the PUMP ...

  • GE & Caithness Announce Innovative Power Deal that Could Exceed $1B to Build Multiple HA Combined-Cycle Power Plants in US

    GE and Caithness Energy recently announced an exclusive agreement with the intent to pursue development of multiple new HA combined-cycle power plants in the United States. The equipment package that GE will deliver as part of the agreement has a total value that could exceed $1 billion. The package is configured to include up to six high-efficiency HA gas turbines, six steam turbines, six heat ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Gamesa steps up purchasing from Spanish suppliers by 17% in 2016

    Gamesa purchased €936 million worth of goods and services from Spanish suppliers in 2016, marking year-on-year growth of 17%, with the attendant positive impact in terms of wealth and job creation. In addition, last year Gamesa increased its Spanish supplier base by 36%, adding 859 new companies to bring the total to 3,237 suppliers. Spain accordingly accounts for the biggest share of ...


    By Gamesa

  • New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

    Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have in just two years nearly doubled the number of materials known to have potential for use in solar fuels. They did so by developing a process that promises to speed the discovery of commercially viable generation of solar fuels that could replace ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Mortenson to Build Largest Single-Phase Wind Project in North America

    Mortenson, a leading renewable energy contractor, has been selected to build what will be the largest single-phase wind farm ever built in North America. The 600-megawatt Rush Creek Wind Project, owned and operated by Xcel Energy, will be home to 300 turbines and an 83-mile transmission line near Limon, Colo. "We are pleased to be selected to ...


    By Xcel Energy

  • First Nation Solar Highlights

    The students of the Amisk Community School will be learning from devices powered by the sun. The array is being installed in 2 separate phases in congruence with AISP funding. This groundbreaking First Nation solar project is one of the first to receive funding from the Alberta Indigenous Solar Program. It is a true ...


    By Kuby Renewable Energy Ltd

  • Kingspan Exhibiting its Solar Thermal Offering at ISH 2017, Frankfurt

    We are heading to Frankfurt in March, to exhibit at ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for the bathroom experience, building services, energy, air conditioning technology and renewable energy. We will be showcasing our global-leading solar thermal product range, Kingspan Thermomax evacuated tubes and Varisol systems. Thermomax  ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • mPrest and New York Power Authority (NYPA) Announce Software to Ensure Reliability of Statewide Critical Power Infrastructure

    mPrest, a provider of mission-critical monitoring, control and analytics software for utilities, and the New York Power Authority (NYPA), New York state's largest public power organization, announced the decision to deploy operationally a predictive health analytics application which enhances operational reliability and cost-effectiveness of NYPA's critical assets network. mPrest's Asset Health ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Bechtel Establishes Cyber Security Lab for Industrial Control Systems

    Responding to increasing cyber threats to industrial controls and supervisory control and data acquisition systems, Bechtel announced the opening of a new cyber security lab aimed at protecting equipment and software that control complex government facilities, power plants, chemical plants, and other large-scale critical infrastructure. The lab will also leverage Bechtel's experience in designing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Digital Transformation, Business Automation and Smart Data

    SAP customers, partners and prospective customers will meet in Lisbon on 28-30 March at the International SAP Conference for Oil and Gas. This year’s event is all about the digital transformation of the industry and SAP S/4HANA, the evolutionary next step for SAP solutions. Implico will be advising show visitors about its consulting services for oil and gas companies, with a focus on the ...


    By Implico Group

  • U.S. Department of Energy: Soaking Up an Oil Spill

    When the Deepwater Horizon drilling pipe blew out seven years ago, beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. history, those in charge of the recovery discovered a new wrinkle: the millions of gallons of oil bubbling from the sea floor weren't all collecting on the surface where it could be skimmed or burned. Some of it was forming a plume and drifting through the ocean under the surface. Now, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • King County Metro signs Urban Solar on for rare 10 year contract

    In an unprecedented move, King County Metro (Metro) granted Urban Solar a decade-long contract to provide solar LED lighting solutions for its transit shelters and stops. The relationship began in 2011 when Metro signed Urban Solar on for a five-year contract for its PV-Shelter solar systems.  Urban Solar was able to transform Metro’s flat shelter roof solar lighting systems and ...


    By Urban Solar

  • NREL Industry Growth Forum Connects Clean Energy Startups and Investors

    Clean energy innovation will be on display April 13 and 14 in Denver, Colorado, as 30 small businesses present their business cases to a panel of investors and industry experts as the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosts its annual Industry Growth Forum. The 30 presenting startups were selected through a competitive application and review process and ...

  • DESMI Pumps More Than a Match for Power Plant Residues

    Powering forward The world is gradually moving away from traditional energy production such as coal and gas and, as a result of the drive towards sustainability in recent years, waste-to-energy and biomass power plants have become a popular production method. Like their fossil-fuel colleagues, however, these plants must remove or ‘scrub’ potentially hazardous pollutants from ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Vectren Announces $500 Million Plan For Energy Grid Modernization

    Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana - South (Vectren) announced on Feb. 22 a robust electric infrastructure improvement strategy the company intends to undertake over the next seven years to modernize its electric grid that delivers power to more than 144,000 southwestern Indiana homes and businesses.  The electric system improvements include upgrades to portions of Vectren's network of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Public Service Enterprise Group Outlines Capital Investment Program

    Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) said that it plans to invest approximately $15 billion over the next five years upgrading its energy infrastructure. PSEG reaffirmed its 2017 earnings guidance of $2.80 to $3.00 per share. Speaking at the company's Annual Investor Conference in New York, Ralph Izzo, PSEG chairman, president and CEO, told the financial community that the company's strategy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Geotech to launch innovative new gas analysis technology at IBBK Conference, Germany

    Global bioenergy expert Geotech is unveiling the latest technology in optimising biogas monitoring and analyser capabilities at the IBBK International Conference from 8 March - 11 March 2017 near Stuttgart, Germany.  Geotech specialises in the design and manufacture of gas analysis technology for maximum capital gain. Operating in over 60 countries worldwide, the global company ...


    By Geotech

  • SgurrEnergy introduces UAVs to suite of services

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has introduced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection service offering after obtaining the Civil Aviation Authority‘s Permission for Aerial Work and following extensive testing in 2016. ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

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