Energy & Renewables News

  • My Switch2 online service puts community heating customers in control

    The easy-to-use My Switch2 online portal provides residents with complete visibility of their account and enables them to make payments online. It is available to both credit billing customers and pay-as you-go customers using Switch2's G6 and Incontro smart meters. Kirsty Lambert, Director of Switch2 Energy, said "The My Switch2 portal  is accessible to all customers. By giving ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • New IAPWS Technical Guidance Document

    Thanks to all who joined the presentation about “Film Forming Amines - Using the IAPWS Guidelines” at the 18th BIAPWS Power Plant Symposium in Coventry, UK in June. Andre de Bache, Product Manager for Boiler Water & Closed Systems of Kurita Europe presented the new IAPWS Technical Guidance Document “TGD8-16 - Application of Film Forming Amines in Fossil, Combined Cycle and ...


    By Kurita

  • Axion: Manufacturing waste could unlock new revenue streams

    ‘Where there’s muck, there’s brass’, as the old saying goes. But this could ring true for manufacturers and processors who may be unaware of the financial value from the waste generated in their operations. That’s why two companies in the waste recycling, energy and environmental sectors have  collaborated to launch a new Resource Recovery and Re-use ...

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

    Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations ...

  • Are printable solar panels the future of solar power?

    "Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy," said Johnny Lieu at Mashable​. But new superthin, printable solar panels could bring the price of rooftop solar power down dramatically. Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia are testing solar cells that use electronic inks ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • ASTM committee D02 on petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants – June 2017

    Xenemetrix is proud to be among thousands of ASTM expert members who create consensus and improve performance in manufacturing and materials, products and processes, systems and services. Working across borders, disciplines, and industries ASTM has over 12,000 standards that operate globally to improve the lives of millions every day. June 25th – 29th at ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • BioCycle July - Equipment News

    Shredder-Grinder Combo Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi The Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi combines the power of a slow-speed shredder and the precision of a high-speed grinder on a single chassis. In one pass, the shredder-grinder processes heavily contaminated source material and produces high quality finished product. The Kombi contains a primary, heavy-duty ceramic magnet before the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 15 Coal-fired Plant Operators Will Purchase 50 Percent of the Pumps

    Coal-fired plant operators will spend $1.5 billion for pumps each year for the next five years. The top five operators will purchase over 36 percent of the total. The top 15 companies will spend $825 million/yr. This is the latest analysis from the McIlvaine Company in ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Toro Equipment is going to be in Aquatech Mexico 2017

    Toro Equipment is going to Aquatech México to continue growing in Mexico and in the rest of America Toro Equipment is going to be as exhibitor in this edition of Aquatech México with the aim to continue extending his market along the continent. The great potential of this territory and the numerous references that already ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Chinese Province Larger Than Texas Just Ran For An Entire Week On Only Renewable Energy

    While the U.S. flounders on environmental action and a growing number of cabinet officials out themselves as climate deniers, China continues to make waves as an emerging leader in this space. Chinese state media announced this week that the sprawling province of Qinghai in the country's northwest had run for seven consecutive days entirely on renewable energy. The province, which is larger than ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • AQMesh measures SO2 and PM from Nicaragua volcano

    AQMesh is currently in use in Nicaragua, monitoring air quality in communities living near Masaya volcano. The six AQMesh pods have been used to show variations in volcanogenic SO2 and PM levels at different times and at different locations across the area. The pods, which have independent power and communications so they can be mounted where ...


    By AQMesh

  • Better By Design

    You may wonder why there is such a varied approach to the refractory construction of high temperature incinerators and cremators across the industry. In fact, even across the Matthews Environmental Solutions range of high temperature incinerators and cremators you will find a vast range of refractory products and techniques used to ensure that quality of our equipment not only meets but far ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Health professional societies send joint statement on diesel NOx emissions to members of German Parliament

    Together with three health professionals societies the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has sent a statement to members of the German Parliament on evaluating health risks from diesel NOx emissions, on the occasion of a parliamentary report on the subject.  The European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) Environment and Health Committee, the International ...

  • MITO 100 - Foundation/Multipurpose Drilling Rig

    The New MITO 100 is now available The MITO 100 is the latest addition to the Fraste MITO range of average-big size multipurpose rigs designed for ground engineering works. ...


    By Fraste S.p.A.

  • Richard E. Engler presents on TSCA and its effects on Renewable Feedstocks At 2017 GC&E

    On June 15, 2017, Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Chemist at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), presented at Products as Solutions to Real-World Sustainability Challenges: Incentives & Barriers, a session at the 2017 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E).  Dr. Engler’s ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NCGA Launches The “Consider Corn Challenge”

    On June 7, 2017, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), along with innovation facilitator NineSigma, announced the launch of a global competition to identify new and innovative uses for corn as a renewable feedstock for making sustainable chemicals with ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Your Roadmap for the future of the waste to energy industry

    The World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit was a huge success, with 200 waste industry leaders taking part in roundtable discussions and collaborative workshops focused on what the future holds for the industry. During the two-day event, delegates compared past experiences and brainstormed ideas around the five most critical success factors for projects going forward. With 40% of ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • AMETEK Land In-furnace Thermal Imaging Solution Wins Glass Focus Award for Innovation

    The award-winning collaborative project involved real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging using AMETEK Land’s Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) to optimise furnace operations at Encirc’s Elton site in Cheshire, UK.     “We are delighted to win this award. It is a testament to the three ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Aclara and Enbala Form Strategic Alliance

    Aclara Technologies and Enbala Power Networks announce a new strategic alliance through which Aclara adds Enbala's Virtual Power Plant (VPP) technology to Aclara's utility solution suite. Aclara is a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities. Enbala is a world-leading VPP and distributed energy resource management software company. Enbala's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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