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  • Understanding A Future Fuel

    Caterpillar Marine has announced the unveiling of the first LNG (liquefied natural gas) test bed for gas-fueled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. The LNG preparation unit consists of an LNG tank and a gas preparation unit, both in 40 ft. container size and both developed and supplied by Marine Service GmbH, Hamburg. ...

  • Fast and accurate (bio-)fuel analysis with Grabner IROX

    Refineries and regulatory agencies worldwide prefer the GRABNER INSTRUMENTS IROX FTIR-fuel analyzers for fully automatic, fast, reliable and portable fuel testing. IROX measures the entire mid-IR spectrum and provides comprehensive and highly accurate information about fuel composition. More than 30 different components as well as important parameters such as octane and cetane numbers, RVP, ...

  • Eaton`s Revolutionary Digital Fuel Gauging Technology Selected for Gulfstream`s All-New G500 and G600 Business Jets

    Digital fuel quantity measurement technology developed by power management company Eaton is a revolutionary step ahead in aircraft fuel gauging and will be featured on the all-new family of G500 and G600 business jets recently announced by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. In addition to delivering superior accuracy, Eaton's digital technology ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Shipments of Portable Fuel Cells for Electronic Devices to Reach 4.5 Million by 2017, According to Pike Research

    The consumer electronics sector is one of the most promising emerging markets for portable fuel cells.Integrating fuel cell technologies into smartphones, media tablets, notebooks, and digital cameras remains a leading long-term objective for the fuel cell industry.While the development of this market has taken longer to materialize than expected, several fuel ...


  • AMETEK Develops FlarePro Mass Spectrometer for Flare Gas Combustion Monitoring

    New rules for flare stack combustion from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to take effect in early 2019 include additional monitoring and analysis requirements that make it necessary for refinery operators to quickly and accurately determine the heat values of flare stack gases. Determining the heating values of vent gas is important because sufficient combustible ...

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Continuous moisture measurement of biomass for better energy content data

    Moisture content is one of the fundamental parameters when deciding on biomass fuel quality as this in turn dictates energy content and price. In short, water is expensive to transport and to remove. The traditional methods of determining moisture content and bulk density almost all involve random sampling from a consignment which is not without drawbacks. The Dutch company INADCO, exhibiting for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Emerson process management

    Micro Motion Coriolis – the Meter of Choice for CNG and LNG Dispensing Emerson Process Management offers field-proven Micro Motion Coriolis flow and density meters for a wide range of LNG, CNG and LPG applications, from basic flow measurement to precision measurement in challenging applications. With over 30,000 installations worldwide, the Micro Motion CNG050 meter for compressed ...


  • New Eaton switchgear enhances efficiency for industrial, data center customers

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is expanding its line of Magnum DS® switchgear engineered to protect, control and monitor low-voltage distribution systems. The Magnum DS switchgear now incorporates the Magnum Narrow 4000 ampere (A) circuit breaker and is designed for customers who require high power density in a limited space. Reducing equipment footprint enables ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • New Liquid Ultrasonic Flowmeter has Apps and is Optimized for Thermal Energy/BTU Measurement

    Sierra Instruments is proud to introduce its new InnovaSonic® 207i transit-time ultrasonic liquid flow meter with thermal energy/BTU capability for superior flow measurement.  Designed, built and calibrated by Sierra in Monterey, California, for non-intrusive liquid flow metering, and optimized for thermal energy/BTU measurement, the  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Consortium launches 39 megawatt-hour grid connected renewable energy storage project in Europe

    McPhy Energy recently announced that the company as part of a consortium of seven partners has successfully kicked off the INGRID R&D and demonstration project, with an overall budget of 23.9M Euros. The project will be granted with a financial contribution of 13.8M Euro by the European Commission within the Seventh Framework Programme for European Research and Innovation and will take four ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Superstorm Sandy Highlights Potential Value of Alumifuel Power Technology in Serving Multi-Billion Dollar Backup Power Market

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company") through its operating subsidiary, AlumiFuel Power Technologies, Inc., announced today that Superstorm Sandy has validated its expanding initiatives in pursuing its AlumiFuel cartridge-based hydrogen generation technology as a fuel source for backup power fuel cell applications. (See AFPW ...


  • AlumiFuel Power Expands Its Visibility in Multi-Billion Dollar Back-Up Power Market

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company") through its operating subsidiaries, announced today that it is pursuing an increasing number of opportunities to address industry back-up power applications with its AlumiFuel cartridge-based technology. Beyond what was reported in the AFPW news release of May 2, 2012, additional ...


  • Chelsea Technologies Group is working to stop ocean stowaways

    Ballast water is critical to the safe operation of ocean-going vessels. However, during ballast water exchange, thousands of aquatic organisms and pathogens can stowaway and be transported from one part of the world to another. The transfer of these organisms in ships' ballast water can have devastating effects on the marine environment and ultimately the health and well-being of the people who ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Campus Palmas Altas prevents the emission of more than 1,300 t of CO2/year thanks to its air-conditioning system

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, prevents 1,300 tons of CO2/year in emissions in Campus Palmas Altas headquarters thanks to its innovative cooling system compared to traditional methods. According to data from the World Bank, each person in Spain generates 5.8 ...


    By Abengoa

  • New Highly-Productive Large Square Balers from John Deere

    John Deere introduces two new L Series Square Balers, the L330 and the L340, to expand hay-baling solutions to Deere's extensive portfolio of commercial hay equipment. These large balers are designed to maximize performance, increase uptime, and lower the overall cost of operation for commercial hay equipment owners and operators. "We've been working for years to develop a large square baler that ...


    By John Deere

  • Eaton introduces new lean automation solutions for North American customers to control, reduce costs

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today introduced the XC controllers with Controller Development Software (CoDeSys) to the North American market. Already available in Europe, the XC PLCs provide fast, cost-efficient ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Better control, healthier yields: biotech process analytical technology

    METTLER TOLEDO recently published a white paper entitled “Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for Biotech: A Review of Recently Reported Applications in Fermentation and Bioprocessing.” The paper explores how Process Analytical Technologies, or PATs, help optimize fermentation and bioprocess actions critical to pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, commodity chemical, and bulk fuel ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • New Report Shows Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risk to Millions of Americans Many Miles from the Blazes

    Wildfires will get worse with climate change, not only endangering those near the blazes, but also threatening the health of millions of Americans from wildfire smoke that can drift hundreds of miles, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council. As a result, communities must protect themselves from the health risks arising from exposure to wildfire smoke—including ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

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