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  • Screening tool developed to assess seismic risks from geothermal energy projects

    A new screening tool to assess the potential seismic risks (earthquake activity) from deep geothermal energy projects has been outlined in a recent study. The tool provides categories of seismicity risk for projects, which are dependent on factors including geological aspects, as well as social concern and location in relation to urban areas. The development of a range of low-carbon technologies ...

  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • Clarke Energy at iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum

    Michel Susini, Commercial Director, with Theodore Muluh Sales Engineer for Cameroun represented Clarke Energy at iPAD Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum, which took place form December 1st to December 2nd 2015, in Yaoundé, at Cameroon. The official opening of the forum was by the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Energy: EU invests €150 million in energy infrastructure

    Today (July 14, 2015) Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to allocate €150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The bulk of the support will go to projects in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe as well as to projects in the Baltic region. In total, 20 ...


    By European Commission

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • Energy: EU invests €217 million in energy infrastructure

    Today Member States agreed on a Commission proposal to invest €217 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, mainly in Central and South Eastern Europe. In total, 15 projects were selected following a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), an EU funding programme for infrastructure. The selected projects will increase energy security and help end ...


    By European Commission

  • iPad Cameroon Energy & Infrastructure Forum 2015

    iPad Cameroon is the unique platform and leading forum for investors, project developers, technical partners and financiers looking at investing in the country as well as the key partners to develop national plans and consolidate the expansion of synergies and partnerships in transmission & distribution. Cameroon is open for ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SAIC to consolidate energy, environment, infrastructure units

    Science Applications International Corp. (McLean, VA) announced that it is planning to consolidate its energy, environment, and infrastructure capabilities into a single subsidiary, called SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC. In recent years, the company has expanded its services in these areas through a series of acquisitions, including The Benham Companies in 2007 and R. W. Beck, ...

  • IEEE and FERC to Address Energy Infrastructure and Market Challenges

    December 2, 2016 -- IEEE has announced the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to address energy infrastructure and related market challenges due to the significant changes in energy supply, demand and technology. The MOU was officially signed into order by Barry L. Shoop, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Common rules and Infrastructure needed to complete Energy Market

    An integrated EU energy market is the most cost-effective way to ensure secure and affordable supplies to EU citizens and mitigate climate change. A completed internal energy market could bring net economic benefits between 16 and 40 billion euros each year. Substantial progress has been achieved to date but in order to reap full benefits more investment is needed in strategic cross-border ...


    By European Commission

  • New energy infrastructure investment to fuel recovery

    Government action to unlock up to £110 billion energy infrastructure investment and support up to 250,000 jobs by 2020 Capacity Market to be initiated in 2014 to bring on gas and other flexible electricity supply to meet future demand and reduce risks to security of supply from winter 2018 Renewable Strike Prices to help renewables ...

  • The Prime Minister`s speech on National Infrastructure: Energy

    "The next area where we are planning bold transformation is energy. We need to find diverse, secure sources of energy that can meet demand, keep prices stable and cut the impact of carbon on the planet. But this is the problem we inherited. We’re powering our country through an out-of-date, inefficient grid and ageing, polluting power stations. We need to replace ...

  • Informal agreement on notification of investment projects in energy infrastructure

    The Council's Permanent Representatives Committee today (on October 23th) confirmed the agreement reached at the informal trilogue with the European Parliament on 16 October on the regulation concerning the notification to the Commission of investment projects in energy infrastructure within the EU.  The text still needs to be formally approved by the Parliament, whose vote in plenary is ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Energy: Commission releases €750 million for infrastructure projects

    The first call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure projects is open. A total of €750 million will be made available for first priority projects mainly in the gas and electricity sectors. These projects will address security of supply issues and help bring an end to the energy isolation of some Member States. They ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Power Infrastructure in Europe

    This research investigates the current position and the issues for the next generation of Europe’s power industry. Features and Benefits Analyze electricity demand profiles in Europe by country. Analyze the latest energy storage technology. Get up-to-date information on the development of the smart grid. Understand how offshore ...


  • Environmental benefits of green infrastructure

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff which pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and preventing polluted storm water entering sewer ...


  • Modernizing infrastructure permitting

    On May 14, 2014, the Obama Administration released a comprehensive plan to accelerate and expand Federal infrastructure permitting reform government-wide.  The Office of Electricity Delivery ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The Greening of Civil Infrastructure

    Across many industries, manufacturers turn out the countless products we rely on in our daily lives. These processes also create something else: waste — lots of it. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, industrial facilities in the United States generate 7.6 billion tons of nonhazardous waste annually.1 To help keep this waste from ending up in landfills, many leading ...


    By ASTM International

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