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  • Interactive Barometers

    A new tool is available on line to consult data from the EurObserv’ER Barometers. It's a module that allows internet users to set their own query parameters themselves by crossing a sector, an indicator (economic, energetic or political), a year and a geographic zone (a country or a group of countries) at the same time. The results are displayed on maps of Europe that also provide information on ...

  • 2006 Wind Power Barometer

    The European Union reached a record installation figure in 2006 with an additional 7,613.3 MW, bringing total installed EU capacity up to 48,042.3 MW. The year was marked by some pleasant surprises and confirmations, like the return to growth of the German market, the take off of the French market, the confirmation of the firmness of the British market, as well as ...

  • 2006 Solid biomass Barometer

    Europe’s will to substitute a part of its fossil fuel origin energy consumption (petrol, gas and coal) by solid biomass (principally wood and wood waste, but also straw, crop harvest residue, animal and vegetal waste as well) is beginning to pay off. EurObserv’ER presents the current development of the solid biomass sectors and, for the first time, it also monitors organic urban waste. All of ...

  • Climatronics’ barometer has CE certification

    Climatronics Corporation’s solid-state barometer recently received CE certification enabling worldwide sale and distribution of this cost-effective, compact, absolute barometric pressure sensor. Introduced in 2005, this barometer was readily accepted in the marketplace, achieving a steady rate of sales that rapidly made it the most popular pressure sensor in its price and performance range in ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Energy Barometer – the role you can play

    This month sees the roll-out of the EI’s new Energy Barometer, which aims to ensure that the voice of the energy professional is heard by policy-makers and in the wider energy debate. The Barometer will be drawn from an annual survey among EI members. Some of you will have already had an email from EI President, Ian ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EI to present Energy Barometer report to Parliamentary Group

    Prof Jim Skea CBE FEI, EI President and Dr Joanne Wade FEI, Chair of the EI's Energy Advisory Panel, will present the outcomes of the Energy Barometer 2016 survey to the All- Party Parliamentary Group of Energy Studies (PGES) on 25 October. PGES is the only Parliamentary Group to focus on all areas of the energy industry, and primarily a forum for high-level discussion of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • New report highlights growing biodiversity awareness worldwide UEBT launches 2013 Biodiversity Barometer

    The results not only demonstrate a growing consciousness, they also show that respecting biodiversity provides tremendous opportunities for business around the world 75% of consumers surveyed worldwide are aware of biodiversity, while 48% can give a correct definition of the term biodiversity. These are some of the findings contained in the 2013 Biodiversity Barometer report launched today in ...

  • The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

     It´s a fact that wind power reduces the price of electricity: the more the wind blows, the lower the pool or wholesale electricity market price is, which benefits consumers and companies in their electricity bills. To make this lowering effect of wind power on prices more evident to consumers, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has launched its wind barometer, ...

  • Sharing energy industry insights

    One of the features of the energy industry over the last 100 years has been the extent of innovation we have seen throughout the value chain. As part of that industry, the Energy Institute (EI) must also continue to innovate. To this end, we will be launching a new research and engagement programme in January 2015 called the Energy ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Shaping the energy policy conversation

    The EI’s Energy Barometer 2015 was an undoubted success. A high proportion (63%) of EI members in our College responded to the survey. Their comments provided us with strong, unified messages about policy continuity, investor confidence and innovation support, skills needed for the future, and the need to improve the way we communicate energy matters ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • ASTM D3631 - 99(2011) standard test methods for measuring surface atmospheric pressure

    Atmospheric pressure is one of the basic variables used by meteorologists to describe the state of the atmosphere. The measurement of atmospheric pressure is needed when differences from “standard” pressure conditions must be accounted for in some scientific and engineering applications involving pressure dependent variables. These methods provide a means of measuring atmospheric ...


    By ASTM International

  • Energy professionals set key priorities to meet industry challenges in new pioneering report

    The first Energy Barometer report, published by the Energy Institute (EI), was launched in London today - Tuesday, 23 June. It is the result of an initiative to survey energy professionals on an annual basis to identify priorities and trends, and monitor progress over time. Energy is a complex system and energy professionals have a unique perspective into how it operates and how industry ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • EU close to agreeing mercury device controls

    EU governments and the European parliament’s rapporteur MEP have struck a compromise deal paving the way for a ban on mercury in all fever thermometers. The restrictions will also cover similar measuring devices, such as barometers, that are intended for public sale. A committee of EU member state representatives formally backed the first-reading deal on Tuesday. But the accord has yet to ...

  • Energy Institute`s response to Amber Rudd`s reset statement

    Reflecting on this morning's speech by Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Amber Rudd MP, Louise Kingham OBE FEI, Chief Executive of the Energy Institute (EI), said: "In the 2015 Energy Barometer report, our survey of energy professionals published earlier this year, they called for greater policy continuity to encourage long-term ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • UK energy professionals seek greater policy continuity and are pessimistic on climate change targets

    UK energy professionals point to energy policy continuity as the biggest challenge for their sector today. Despite the euphoria surrounding the Paris Climate Change Agreement, they also express scepticism about the signatories? ability to meet the targets set last December. In the second of the Energy Institute (EI)’s Energy Barometer annual surveys, launched in London today, a ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Campaign to get MPs to support UK manufacturing

    MPs are the target of a new campaign to support the UK manufacturing industry launched by the Confederation of Paper Industries. The campaign involves mailing all MPs in the run up to the general election with a flyer made of corrugated board which asks them to encourage the growth of the UK manufacturing industry. The mailing will then be repeated after the general election to ensure every ...

  • Green Business Awards 2010 opens for entries

    The Green Business Awards, a leading barometer of excellence in green practice, strategy and products in the UK, is now open for entries. The Green Business Awards seek out and scrutinize the most innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives by UK business for achieving environmental sustainability, and implementing smart business practice. They are the 'Green ...

  • Tradition meets Quality and Precision - Mechanical Products from Lufft

    "Tradition is an obligation." We have held on to our high standards for more than 130 years. Our customers, employees and business partners can rely on same Quality and Precision, that characterized Lufft for decades. Mechanical thermometers, hygrometers and barometers from Lufft are in demand, although we gave up the own production of the mechanical Lufft products some years ago. ...

  • EPA continues cleanup of mercury spill at Putnam middle school in Irondale,

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) continue the assessment and cleanup of Putnam Middle School and residential homes in the Irondale, AL area as a result of the March 9, 2012 mercury spill at the Putnam Middle School. An investigation determined mercury contamination may have spread from the school by student contact resulting in the ...

  • Detecting warmth lost

    Eurotronics, an R&D company founded in 1972, is now active in three areas: digital map production, geographical software development, and made to measure services and solutions for public bodies. Since last year, Eurotronics has been able to offer a new service: a remote-controlled helicopter with an infra-red camera. 'The Microdrone lets us map heat loss from buildings,' explains Johann ...


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