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  • Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station simplifies Data Gathering

    New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather ...

  • Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Begins Maintenance Outage

    FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will shut down early Saturday morning to begin installation of a new reactor vessel head and complete other scheduled maintenance. The new reactor head enhances safe and reliable operation of Davis-Besse. ...


    By FirstEnergy

  • ANDRITZ receives important order for a new pumped storage plant in Portugal

    ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, a member of international technology group ANDRITZ, has been contracted by the Spanish energy utility IBERDROLA GENERACIÓN to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and the penstock for the new pumped storage hydropower plant Gouvães in Portugal. The total contract value for ANDRITZ amounts to about 140 million euros. The scope of delivery comprises design, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Sewage Treatment Plant in Vienna Decides on Flottweg Decanters

    As part of a Europe-wide call for tenders, Flottweg was awarded a contract from the ebswien main sewage treatment facility for five model Z92 decanter centrifuges. The total order volume is over three million Euros. The main sewage treatment plant in Vienna will be equipped with five Flottweg Decanters. "E_OS – Energie_Optimierung-Schlammbehandlung" (energy optimization and sludge ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Bedford pumps newsletter February 2011

    Bedford Pumps Ltd. in collaboration with Morgan Farrans jv, recently contributed to the success of one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Northern Ireland with the installation of six 15 tonne Storm Water pumps. The pumps, among the largest in Northern Ireland, are a crucial part of Northern Ireland Water’s £160 million Belfast Sewers project, commissioned to overhaul the ...


    By Bedford Pumps Ltd

  • No new coal without CCS - Miliband

    A future that curbs emissions from new coal fired power stations, and will see the UK lead the world in the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, was proposed by Ed Miliband today. Setting the UK at the forefront of the global race to decarbonise fossil fuels, he set out to Parliament proposals for the basis on which coal fired power which will be permitted in the future: ...


  • SIMAIR: a new internet tool to evaluate local air quality

    A new computer-based tool has been developed in Sweden to help local authorities evaluate air pollution at street level. It allows the results to be compared easily with EU air quality standards. SIMAIR is a user-friendly, internet-based tool, designed for the road network throughout Sweden. It can assess concentration levels for four pollutants: fine particles (PM10), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ...

  • Electricity Market Reform - Oral statement by Chris Huhne

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on reform of the electricity market. Since privatisation in 1990, our electricity market has served us well, delivering reliable, affordable electricity. But in the years ahead, we face unprecedented challenges. The existing market was not designed to meet them. The Challenge Over the next ...

  • China holds the key to Asia’s ‘Blue Gold’

    While analysis on the scramble for diminishing resources has often centered on oil, water deserves particular attention because of three key characteristics: It is a resource with no substitute, it cannot be secured in sufficiently large quantities through long-distance trade deals, and due to the interconnectivity of the hydrological system, the actions of one country in its water management ...


    By Innovyze

  • Why emissions trading is more effective than a carbon tax, says IETA

    A cap and trade system is the best means to establish a quantifiable, legally enforceable limit on emissions which will ensure that essential climate change targets are met at the lowest possible cost. Such a program, when combined with offsets, will accelerate global emissions reductions. In addition, cap and trade provides the private sector with the flexibility required to reduce emissions ...

  • Nuclear electricity: a fallen dream?

    Nuclear power is no magic solution, argues Pervez Hoodbhoy — it's not safe, or cheap, and it leads to weapons programmes. A string of energy-starved developing countries have looked at nuclear power as the magic solution. No oil, no gas, no coal needed – it's a fuel with zero ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • UK energy policy needs a significant shift, says CBI

    The CBI is calling for a significant shift in the direction of UK energy policy, warning the current approach is making energy security harder to achieve and jeopardising our ability to meet climate change targets. In a new report called Decision Time,the CBI warns that current policy is incentivising investments in wind power which will result in too little investment in other forms of ...

  • Wind energy bumps into power grid`s limits

    When the builders of the Maple Ridge Wind farm spent US$320 million to put nearly 200 wind turbines in upstate New York, the idea was to get paid for producing electricity. But at times, regional electric lines have been so congested that Maple Ridge has been forced to shut down even with a brisk wind blowing. That is a symptom of a broad national problem. Expansive dreams about renewable ...

  • 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 ...

  • Official opening of Imtech Green Building in Eindhoven, one of the Top 3 green buildings in the Netherlands

    Gouda - Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) announces that Mayor Rob van Gijzel from Eindhoven will officially open the Imtech Green Building in Eindhoven this afternoon. This office has been deemed objectively as one of the greenest buildings ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • New energy infrastructure investment to fuel recovery

    Government action to unlock up to £110 billion energy infrastructure investment and support up to 250,000 jobs by 2020 Capacity Market to be initiated in 2014 to bring on gas and other flexible electricity supply to meet future demand and reduce risks to security of supply from winter 2018 Renewable Strike Prices to help renewables ...

  • ReportsnReports - Qatar Water Report Q1 2011

    Qatar Water Report Q1 2011  Qatar is a small country in terms of population, but it is one of the world’s largest water consumers on a per capita basis. More than half of the country’s water goes to the agricultural sector, but increasing demand is coming from the country’s growing urban ...


  • Annual Energy Statement 2014

    Check against delivery Mr Speaker, today I am publishing the Government’s Annual Energy Statement and supporting papers alongside the annual update on Electricity Market Reform. This ...

  • Chris Huhne speech to the Royal Geographic Society - `The Perfect Storm`

    The ‘perfect storm’ that gives this conference its name is now two years closer. But are we any safer? You have already heard from climate and environment experts. Today, I will tell you what Government is doing to tackle climate change and boost our energy security. Previous storms In autumn 2000, more rain fell on England and Wales than had done for 230 years. ...

  • China: environment protection sector profile - Guangdong

    The Pearl River Delta and its surrounding provinces in South China are growing economically at a rate faster than any other region in the world. Guangdong Province is South China's economic powerhouse with more than 60,000 foreign enterprises doing business in the region since 1979. Guangdong is nationally number one in GDP, urban population income, retail sales, exports and imports. Without a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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