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  • Energy Institute publishes CCS offshore hazards mitigation research

    The Energy Institute's (EI) Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) committee has published its Hazard analysis for offshore carbon capture platforms and offshore pipelines. The research report has been developed and part-funded by the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute (GCCSI), Air Products, Progressive Energy, AMEC and supported by the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) and the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • ClimateCHECK and Southern Research Institute establish cooperative agreement

    ClimateCHECK and the Southern Research Institute are pleased to announce they have entered a cooperative agreement for providing advisory and verification services for technologies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to mitigate climate change. 'Southern Research and ClimateCHECK are an excellent complementary team,” said Tim Hansen of the Greenhouse Gas Technology Center ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • British Columbia announces climate change research institute

    British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell announced last week that the Province will seek legislative approval for $94.5 million to create the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, which will bring together top scientists, researchers, governments and the private sector to develop innovative climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions. The institute is part of the BC plan to make ...


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  • BC announces climate change research institute

    BC Premier Gordon Campbell announced last week that the Province will seek legislative approval for $94.5 million to create the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, which will bring together top scientists, researchers, governments and the private sector to develop innovative climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions. The institute is part of the BC plan to make all government ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • W2 in Final Preparations to Deliver Arizona Research Institute Engine

    W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it has finished constructing and is preparing to ship the 10 kilowatt NT Plasmatron system purchased by The Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy (AzRISE ) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. AzRISE (www.azrise.org) will be combining this engine system with compressed air tanks to deploy the ...


  • The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research orders MERLIN™ Avian Radar System

    Panama City, Florida, USA – November 2, 2007: The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) has ordered a MERLIN XS2530e Avian Radar System to conduct a multi-year study of a proposed wind farm project in Norway. NINA, based in Trondheim, is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research. NINA worked with the SINTEF Group, the largest independent research organization in ...


    By DeTect, Inc.

  • Research institute to boost South Africa`s mining sector

    In a move to halt the decline in human capital within its mining sector and to deepen mining research, South Africa has established the country's first institute dedicated exclusively to the industry. The Wits Mining Research Institute (WMRI), launched in September at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, will seek to advance mining research as an important component of economic ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Launch of the GHG Management Institute

    We are happy to announce the launch of the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute. The Institute is a non-profit initiative offering e-learning courses on how to measure, account, report, and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The same experts who helped prepare the standards and established existing government programs develop and teach our courses. 'Our mission is to train and develop a ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Worldwatch institute names new leaders

    Robert Engelman Is Executive Director, Ed Groark Board Chair; Christopher Flavin Named President Emeritus The Board of Directors of the Worldwatch Institute has named Robert Engelman as the Institute’s new Executive Director and Ed Groark as the Board’s new Chair. Engelman is a veteran researcher, author, and former journalist who had served as Worldwatch’s ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Energy Institute to unveil new `Learning from Incidents` tool at safety conference

    On 6-7 October, the Energy Institute (EI), in partnership with the Stichting Tripod Foundation, will host a conference in Aberdeen on 'Human factors application in major hazard industries'. This event will showcase the EI's new Hearts and Minds - Learning from Incidents tool, a unique resource to help companies engage staff to improve learning practices. Effective learning from ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Energy Institute launches Updated Hazardous Zone Guidance for Handling Flammable Liquids

    On 16 July 2015, the Energy Institute (EI) will hold a seminar in Manchester to present the updated Model code of safe practice Part 15: Area classification code for installations handling flammable fluids (EI15). The EI15 publication is a well-established piece of process safety guidance, used globally across all industry sectors handling flammable fluids. The code presents a pragmatic and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Three Northwest Institutions Receive Funding from EPA for Research to Better Understand the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality

    On July 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its continued commitment to improving America’s indoor air quality by providing almost $8 million to fund nine institutions, including three in the Northwest, researching the impacts of climate change on indoor air quality and the resulting health effects. Washington State University, University of Oregon and Portland State ...

  • Secretary Chu announces new institute to help scientists improve massive data set research on doe supercomputers

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $5 million to establish the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Institute as part of the Obama Administration’s “Big Data Research and Development Initiative,” which was announced this morning and takes aim at improving the nation’s ability to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Altairnano Selected by Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute for Solar Energy Integration Demonstration Project

    Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Altairnano) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today announced it has signed a contract with the Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa to supply a one-megawatt ALTI-ESS energy storage system for a test of solar energy integration. Under the contract, Altairnano will provide the ALTI-ESS battery-based power management system to be tested on ...


  • ClimateCHECK and Pembina Institute establish cooperative agreement

    ClimateCHECK and the Pembina Institute are pleased to announce they have entered a cooperative agreement for providing advisory and verification services for greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and GHG projects that reduce emissions to mitigate climate change. “Both Pembina and ClimateCHECK have aligned interests in ensuring the highest level of environmental integrity when it comes to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Interxion to Judge Uptime Institute`s Green IT Awards

    Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centres, today announced that Lex Coors, Vice President, Data Centre Technology and Engineering at Interxion, has accepted the role of head judge for the Data Centre Efficiency and Green Enterprise IT Awards (GEIT), to be hosted at the Uptime Institute Symposium 17–19 May 2010 in New York. The event is one of the most ...


  • MIT releases institutional greenhouse gas inventory

    Original story at MIT News The MIT Office of Sustainability has published the results of the first comprehensive campus greenhouse gas inventory, giving the MIT community the opportunity to understand, study, and improve decision-making on the ...

  • Governance & accountability institute announces launch of sustainabilityHQ(TM)

    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (www.GA-Institute.com) today announces the launch of its sustainability and ESG knowledge management platform SustainabilityHQ™ (www.SustainabilityHQ.com), formerly known as INSIGHTS-edge™. ...

  • Chromasun and Australian Research Partners Win $3.2 Million Grant From Australian Solar Institute to Develop Next Generation Solar Hybrid System

    Collaboration Will Result in Hybrid Rooftop Solar Collector That Can Produce Both High Temperature Heat and Efficient Solar ElectricitySAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/10 -- Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has partnered with a number of leading Australian research institutions to win a $3.2 million applied research ...


  • The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Forms Educational Partnership with the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI)

    The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) has formed an educational partnership with the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). As part of the partnership, HFI will publish information to help NFSI fulfill its mission to “raise floor care to floor safety” and HFI’s mission to make ...


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