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  • Middle East and Africa Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Generation Research Report

    The global market for natural gas–fired electricity generation is expected to reach nearly $34.0 billion in 2012, and is forecast to grow to $41.2 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9%. The Middle East market was nearly $2.3 billion in 2011 and is expected to expand to $2.6 billion in 2012 and to grow to nearly $3.5 billion in 2017, with a CAGR of 5.9% between 2012 ...


  • Greek Fires Start to Subside

    ATHENS, Greece, August 29, 2007 (ENS) - Firefighters are beginning to gain ground against the worst forest fires to strike Greece in more than a century, but only after the blazes claimed 64 lives and charred much of Ilia prefecture on the Peloponnese peninsula in southern Greece. The country remains in the state of emergency and suspicion is rife that arsonists are to blame for more than half ...

  • Protecting soil in fire-ravaged landscapes

    Following a wildfire, there is often the potential for devastating storm-induced erosion and mudslides. To prevent this possibility, teams of scientists work on these scared landscapes to quickly assess the erosion potential and potential mitigation strategies. By using digital soil and fire severity data, coupled with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the process is made much simpler. A ...

  • Coal-Fired Power Plants: Air Pollution Control Technologies Analysis and Forecast to 2017 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com

    “Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants” new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 During recent years, increasing emphasis has been placed on the development of air pollution control technologies that will allow the continued use of coal as an energy source while meeting the ...


  • Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively

      Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively Southern Research to give technical presentations at EUEC in Phoenix ...


    By Southern Research Institute

  • The future of natural gas - Its on fire

    Natural gas will play a leading role in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions over the next several decades, largely by replacing older, inefficient coal plants with highly efficient combined-cycle gas generation. That"s the conclusion reached by a comprehensive study of the future of natural gas conducted by an MIT study group comprised of 30 MIT faculty members, researchers, and graduate students. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Forest fires increase mercury emissions

    Mercury is a global pollutant arising from many sources, including biomass burning (BMB), which includes both wildfires and intentional fires to clear land. A recent study estimates that mercury emissions from BMB make up 8 per cent of total global mercury emissions. Mercury emissions from BMB have received growing attention. Forests in particular act as mercury sinks because atmospheric mercury ...

  • Reinventing fire - new initiative by RMI

    America lacks a comprehensive vision of how a market economy can achieve these transformational goals, says the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), one of America"s leading climate-related think tanks. RMI has that vision, and is now building its detailed roadmap, which it calls Reinventing Fire™. This strategy will ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New research into PFAS treatment

    econ has taken on the challenge of finding a sustainable solution for the remediation of a group of contaminants. Yet still little understood but already of growing concern worldwide  – per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or short PFAS. Although research into the remediation of PFAS contaminated sites is still in its infancy, it is widely believed that thermal treatment is the only ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Fire patterns in Spain under a changing climate

    A recent study has found that fire regimes have changed in Spain over the past 42 years. The pattern of changes has affected the number of fires and burned area, reflecting a changing climate and environmental conditions, such as land use changes caused by a population shift from rural to urban areas, and modern fire suppression activities. Understanding the fire regime, which is defined by ...

  • ReportsnReports - North American Fire and Life Safety Market

    North American Fire and Life Safety Market  ReportsnReports.com adds Frost & Sullivan Market Research Report “North American Fire and Life Safety Market’’ to its store. In North America, the major driver for the  ...


  • NASA Releases Visual Tour of Earth`s Fires

    NASA has released a series of new satellite data visualizations that show tens of millions of fires detected worldwide from space since 2002. The visualizations show fire observations made by the MODerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, instruments onboard NASA's Terra and Aqua ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    This is an update by the same author, a Ph.D. chemical engineer, of a BCC Research report of the same name published in March 2009. In the three-plus years since then there has been a lot of talk, political posturing and research, but not much has actually happened, either in new technology or major new business thrusts, in the coal-fired power plant industry regarding its actions to control air ...


  • World Markets for Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Generation

    REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global market for natural gas–fired electricity generation is expected to reach nearly $34.0 billion in 2012, and is forecast to grow to $41.2 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9%. The Asia-Pacific market was nearly $14.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to expand to $15.7 billion in 2012 and to grow to nearly $20.7 ...


  • Solar's "Clean Energy" Reputation Comes Under Fire

    The number of headwinds facing the solar sector has grown considerably this month. The bankruptcy of several high-profile US solar companies has weighed heavily on solar stocks of late, while in China, environmental concerns are causing a dent in solar's clean energy reputation. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on ...


  • Future fire – still a wide open climate question

    How the frequency and intensity of wildfires and intentional biomass burning will change in a future climate requires closer scientific attention, according to CSIRO’s Dr Melita Keywood. Dr Keywood said it is likely that fire – one of nature’s primary carbon-cycling mechanisms – will become an increasingly important driver of atmospheric change as the world ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • US fire and smoke detection device market to grow

    The North American fire and smoke detection devices market continues to witness steady growth, thanks largely to new innovations in both technologies and products. These stand-alone technologies and products, now in early growth phases, will likely drive the market forward, offering considerable opportunities for industry players. 'The North American fire and smoke detection devices market goes ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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