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  • Climate change can dry south Indian river, says new study

    Climate change could lead to huge water shortages in southern India’s fertile Godavari river basin, a new study based on computer simulations shows. The study by scientists from India and Norway, started in February 2009, is part of several compiled into a book, 'Water and Climate Change: an integrated ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • European Commission Awards eStorage Consortium €13 Million Grant to Better Integrate Wind Energy Into Electrical Grid

      eStorage, a consortium of major European stakeholders from the entire electric power value chain, has been awarded a €13.3 million grant by the European Commission to develop a solution for cost-effective integration of intermittent renewable energy generation, such as wind, into the electrical grid. In addition to Alstom, the consortium leader, eStorage includes Elia, a transmission ...


  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

  • GlobVision Awarded Major Scandinavian Contract

    GlobVision has been awarded a contract to supply Fortum Generation AB, in Stockholm, Sweden, with IntelliDAM (Intelligent Data Analysis and Modeling), a specialized software system developed by GlobVision to underpin the operational and engineering needs for advanced dam safety management and performance monitoring. Fortum will use IntelliDAM to oversee a large number of dam structures and ...


    By PRWeb

  • Preparing for large-scale solar deployment

    Original story at MIT News Deploying solar power at the scale needed to alleviate climate change will pose serious challenges for today’s electric power system, finds a study performed by researchers at MIT and the Institute for Research and Technology (ITT) at Comillas University in Spain. For example, local power ...

  • HydroXpert SAS Releases SIMAHPP5 to analyze and valuate hydropower projects

    SIMAHPP is tool for Windows Platform used to simulate and assess the feasibility of hydropower projects combining hydraulic, financial, and environmental parameters. Since its first release in 2009, SIMAHPP has been used internationally by consultants, well established companies and universities in 30+ countries in Europe, North and Latin America, Africa, Asia & Australia.  ...


    By Hydroxpert Technology

  • Special Report: Solar industry polishes its green image

    EurActiv - The solar industry, backed by environmental activists, is promoting solar power for its light impact on biodiversity, highlighting the sector's anxiety to preserve its green image. Virtually no source of energy can claim to have zero impact on biodiversity. Fossils fuels are the obvious worst offenders, as their burning emits gases which contribute to climate change and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • VW do Brazil issues carbon credits and reduces water use by 40% per product

    In early 2012, the Brazilian subsidiary of Volkswagen became the first carmaker in the country to obtain the endorsement of the United Nations (UN) to issue carbon credits (CERS). The 17,000 tons of CO2 reduction per year was achieved with a hydro-electric power project which is part of the company’s nation-wide sustainability program. The metrics-based program is supported by PE ...


    By thinkstep

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