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  • Hear From Puget Sound Energy at the Hydro Plant Maintenance and Reliability Conference

    Hydro plants have been around for many years and due to the increasing generation demand, many of these plants are being forced to operate under less-than ideal conditions. It is crucial for hydro plants to determine the approach they should take in regards to preserving these assets and modernizing the aging plants. John Mannetti is currently Supervisor of Asset Operations Analysis within the ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • Frost & Sullivan Lauds GE`s Bently Nevada Line for Creating Enhanced Customer Value Through the Development of Sophisticated Condition Monitoring Systems

    Based on its recent analysis of the condition monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes GE's Bently Nevada® product line, a unit of GE Measurement & Control Solutions, with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement. The company leverages more than 50 years of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • 20 years of monitoring provides insight into New Zealand`s river water quality

    Two decades of monitoring of river water quality by NIWA has provided important information that is helping to care for New Zealand’s iconic rivers. More than 18 000 river water samples have been collected by New Zealand’s National Rivers Water Quality Network (NRWQN) over the past 20 years to monitor river conditions. The Network, which was set up to detect trends and conditions in water ...

  • First urban community energy storage project opens in Toronto

    A consortium led by eCAMION Inc. with Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited, the University of Toronto, and Dow Kokam LLC has unveiled the first energy storage system installed directly into an urban community. Located at the Roding Arena and Community Centre in North York, this community energy storage (CES) system will allow Toronto Hydro to monitor this technology, and help validate its ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ReportsnReports - Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico

    Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico  This research report on Hydropower Energy presents an in-depth analysis of the development, applications, products, manufacturers, and trends in the development of the hydropower resources in the ...


  • British Columbia power costs to increase

    Gold medals last forever, but Olympic cheer won't withstand an energy upheaval in British Columbia. The Canadian province and its largest city Vancouver just hosted what many are calling the greenest Olympiad ever. With its reputation as a clean, coastal metropolis where quality of life is high, few observers or visitors seemed surprised that Vancouver set up online energy monitoring, made extra ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Hydroelectric turbines of the future

    As a partner of the main plant operators and manufacturers in the world, PXL SEALS has chosen to organise a work group dedicated to sealing and guiding systems within PSPC Innov’Hydro (Structuring Project connected to the Competitiveness Hub). This project specifically brings together GE Renewable (former Alstom Hydro), EDF and other competent players in the hydroelectric sector. ...


    By PXL Industries

  • ReportsnReports - Power sector construction in Russia 2012

    The report gives readers the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the current state of the Russian energy market, which has recently been subject to a large-scale reform – in fact the world’s largest energy market reform to date. These reformatory and liberalisation efforts were aimed at the replacement of aged equipment at power plants with new gear and the commissioning of ...


  • ADB to help India`s Himachal Pradesh become `hydropower state` via multi-tranche loan

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Himachal Pradesh become India’s “hydropower state” through an $800 million multi-tranche financing facility. The eight-year loan package will help finance the construction of several run-of-river hydropower generating plants that will bring in combined capacity of 808 megawatts (MW) for the small mountainous state. Himachal Pradesh has abundant water ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • EScIS present Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania

    Tom Wilson, senior implementation manager at Earth Science Information Systems, presented Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania in May 2015 at the AIG Hydrogeology in Mining conference.  The Conference aims included providing information exchange and awareness raising among the South Australian mining and hydrogeology communities. The ...

  • AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd announces AC-ROV sales news

    Leading micro ROV manufacturer AC-CESS Co UK Ltd (Aberdeen, Scotland) has reported a number of last quarter 2008 successes with its AC-ROV Underwater Inspection System including the following: The company has achieved its first 2 sales in the Russian Federation with AC-ROV distributor Underwater Technique and Tetis Pro both of Moscow, purchasing high specification systems for undisclosed clients. ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • Second Wind and Dulas announce strategic partnership on advanced wind measurement systems

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK's leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK's wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind farm operators -- both ...


  • Innovente Inc. Retains the Services of Jasmin Financial Communications Inc.

    Innovente Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IGE) announced today that it has retained the services of Jasmin Financial Communications Inc. for the conception, implementation and monitoring of its financial communications strategy and to support the corporation in its management of investor relations. The contract has an initial term of twelve (12) months and allows for fixed monthly fees of two thousand ...


    By Marketwire

  • World Bank approves a grant of US$190m for urban water supply project in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Board of Directors of the World Bank today approved a US$190 million IDA grant for an urban water supply project in urban areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).    The Urban Water Supply Project (Projet d’Alimentation en Eau Potable en Milieu Urbain (PEMU)) seeks to sustainably increase access to potable water in selected urban areas and improve the effectiveness of ...


    By The World Bank

  • Departmental minute: announcement on RHI and FiTs

    This Departmental Note informs the House of two developments aimed at providing greater certainty to Industry and investors and delivering financial sustainability through greater budgetary control for the Government: the publication of a consultation on enhancements to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Government’s decisions following consultation on Phase 2B of the comprehensive ...

  • Offshore wind farm construction noise can displace harbour porpoises

    Noise caused by construction of Germany’s first offshore wind farm caused significant habitat disturbance for harbour porpoises, according to a recent study. Its results suggest that porpoises avoided areas up to 20 kilometres from the noise source during construction of the wind farm’s foundations. Development of offshore wind farms plays a major role in the shift towards renewable ...

  • Dependable detection of refrigerant gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

    Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine. These ’F-gases’ are extremely powerful greenhouse gases that trap heat in the atmosphere, contributing to global warming – most are between 1,000 and 20,000 times ...

  • IBM Research Launches Project “Green Horizon” to Help China Deliver on Ambitious Energy and Environmental Goals

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year initiative to support China in transforming its national energy systems and protecting the health of citizens. Dubbed “Green Horizon”, the ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • JinkoSolar Delivers First Distributed Rooftop PV System to Eaton Electric

    SHANGHAI, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ('JinkoSolar' or the 'Company') (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that its first 100 kWp distributed rooftop photovoltaic ('PV') power generation system for Eaton Electric Co., Ltd. ('Eaton'), was successfully connected to the grid in Shenzhen, China. JinkoSolar provided 400 ...

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