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  • Create your own customized pumping station

    A new Pumping Station Creator makes it easy for our customers to find the right designed solution for their needs. The new access point gives quick access to our full range of prefabricated pumping stations. Every wastewater network faces its own unique set of challenges. Whether it is heavy rainfall in urban areas or challenges regarding huge volumes of wastewater. One way of finding the answer, ...


    By Grundfos

  • States Confront Worries About Fracking, Quakes

    Earthquakes used to be almost unheard of on the vast stretches of prairie that unfold across Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma. But in recent years, temblors have become commonplace. Oklahoma recorded nearly 150 of them between January and the start of May. Most were too weak to cause serious damage or endanger lives. Yet they've rattled nerves and raised suspicions that the shaking might be ...


    By Associated Press

  • DESMI’s new Dubai base helps re-think district cooling

    “We’ve been working for well over 100 years in the marine & offshore, and district heating sectors, giving us outstanding technical competencies related to seawater and cooling applications,” says Michael Hager, General Manager of DESMI’s newly established Middle East office. “It’s a fundamental background for the competitive edge we have in district ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Water Crisis Hits Baghdad

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (ENS) - Muhammad Sa'ad wiped the sweat off his forehead after a hot day spent filling pots and plastic containers with water. It took him so long because there was barely a trickle from his kitchen tap. For three weeks in a row, the city has suffered severe power shortages, now up to 23 hours a day, causing a water crisis in many areas. Sa'ad, who lives in the al-I'lam ...

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • As Shale Gas Booms, Effects and Sustainability Remain Unclear

    Currently, only three countries are producing shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on a commercial scale: the United States, Canada, and China. But as several other countries undertake shale resource exploration efforts, a key question remains: What are the impacts of shale gas mining on local economies and the environment? In the Worldwatch Institute’s latest Vital Sign, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • In key shift, US oil production tops net imports

    For the first month in nearly two decades, the U.S. in October extracted more oil from the ground than it imported from abroad, marking an important milestone for a nation seeking to wean itself off foreign oil. A promising sign for a still-slugging economy, the shift could foreshadow future opportunities to boost jobs in the U.S., lower the trade deficit and insulate the economy from foreign ...


    By Associated Press

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • In the world: Remote Mexican village uses solar power to purify water

    Original story at MIT News Deep in the jungles of the Yucatan peninsula, residents of the remote Mexican village of La Mancalona are producing clean drinking water using the power of the sun. For nearly two years now, members of the community, most of whom are subsistence farmers, have operated and maintained a ...

  • Together we can save our seas

    Distinguished Panel, Ministers, Members of the European Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here this morning, and to have the opportunity to discuss the future of Europe’s seas with you. This is in fact, the first time that so many actors in marine environment protection in the European Union are gathered together. I would like to thank the Greek ...

  • Oil mars Alabama swamp months after crude train crash

    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes. So why is dark, smelly crude oil still oozing into the water four months later? The isolated wetland smelled like a garage when a reporter from The Associated Press ...


    By Associated Press

  • GE Launches New Technologies, Highlights Cross-Business Portfolio of Offshore Solutions at OTC 2013

    GE (NYSE: GE) continues to expand its technology portfolio to address the challenges of offshore drilling and production and the rigors of deepwater drilling. Several GE business units are showcasing their latest products and services for the offshore sector in Booth 3163 at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which is expected to draw nearly 90,000 attendees. “With one of the ...


    By General Electric

  • Written Ministerial Statement by Edward Davey: Exploration for shale gas

    Edward Davey, Secretary of State for energy and climate change Shale gas development has been of increasing importance in the US for some years, but exploration has only just begun in the UK. The potential of producing shale gas from a suitable formation can only be established by fracturing the rock, and it happens that the fracturing of the first shale gas well in the UK, at Preese Hall ...

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • Communities Across the Globe Getting to Grips with Adapting to Climate Change

    The way farmers in the Sudan, flood-prone communities in Argentina and dengue-challenged islands in the Caribbean are beginning to adapt to climate change are distilled in a new report launched today. The five-year Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change provides new and inspiring examples of how vulnerable communities and countries may 'climate proof' economies in the years and ...

  • Chris Huhne: A blueprint for our energy future (speech)

    In autumn 2000, more rain fell on England and Wales than at any time for 230 years. 10,000 homes and businesses were flooded. In 2003, a heatwave gripped Europe. Drought and wildfires put health services and national infrastructure under huge pressure. Thousands died. Forests were destroyed by fire, and crops by drought. Energy and transport were hit hard. We can’t say for sure that ...

  • The economics of climate change: Speech by Chris Huhne

    THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE by Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP (29 June 2011 to the Corporate Leaders’ Group, London) Thanks very much. I’m particularly delighted to be here among a group of people so responsible for seeing and delivering our future prosperity.   Today, I want to set out three key arguments about the economics of climate change that I believe must be crucial to our ...

  • The secret, dirty cost of Obama`s green power push

    The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like an apparition into a cornfield. It wasn't supposed to be this way. With the Iowa political caucuses on the horizon in 2007, presidential candidate Barack ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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