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  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • Small-scale desalination

    A new approach to desalination being developed by researchers at MIT and in Korea could lead to small, portable desalination units that could be powered by solar cells or batteries. As well as removing many contaminants, these units could deliver enough fresh water to supply the needs of a family or small village. The new approach, called ion concentration polarisation, is described in a paper ...

  • Regional scale groundwater understanding

    South-central Ontario, and specifically the Oak Ridges Moraine area, has been the focus of considerable investigation relating to groundwater over the past few decades.  The importance of the collection, management and utilization of various integrated datasets (e.g. climate, streamflow, groundwater) in the development, application and refinement of conceptual and numerical groundwater flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Preventing Scaling In Heat Exchangers

    Hard water scaling is a serious problem in all kinds of process equipment .. particularly plate type heat exchangers. Papertech in Spain is a leading paper manufacturer and the water used in their factory is a very hard well water. The engineers knew when they installed a plate type heat exchanger that the exchanger would scale up as the water hardness exceeded 500mgl. They decided to ...

  • France scales back lorry toll

    France’s Assemblée Nationale approved a scaled-down toll for lorries, which will do little to improve logistics efficiency as well as lorries’ environmental and health impacts. The decision goes against a wider trend of expanding or introducing ambitious lorry km-charging schemes in other countries like Germany, Poland, Austria and Belgium. The original plan was to cover a ...

  • MagCAT solves tough scale problems

    Fluid Dynamics International has launched MagCAT, which uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured out of the same metal that is used for the catalytic core of Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron. The calcium carbonate particles which are formed when hard water is heated remain in suspension after this magnetic treatment instead of precipitating as scale on pipework and heat ...

  • Powerful truck scales defy lightning

    Michigan Sugar is the fourth largest sugar beet processor in the United States, producing more than one billion pounds of sugar each year. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO truck scales to keep their business moving during the busy processing season. During the peak delivery months of harvest, the Michigan Sugar factory site in Bay City, Michigan will receive and weigh over 2,000 loads per day from the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Scaling up conservation agriculture in Zambia

    The European Union (EU), FAO and the Government of Zambia launched a four-year, €11 million programme to increase crop production and productivity of over 300 000 small-scale farmers by promoting practices based on conservation agriculture. The agricultural production of smallholder farmers in Zambia is most affected by soil degradation, high-input prices, poor produce markets and poor ...

  • MAGCAT a unique Scale prevention technology

    Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s oldest manufacturer of non chemical scale inhibitors.. founded in 1973 the company exports to more than 40 countries worldwide . Its MagCAT product is a premium electroctalytivc electromagnetic dual treatment system that neutralises scaling salts in the water. Widely use bin Industry and Residential and commercial applications below are just some of the recent ...

  • Small scale CHP shown at the fair

    Technology for commercially viable small scale CHP (combined heat and power) in the effect interval 1-5 MW electricity will be shown at the Nordic District Heating Fair 2011, 20-22 September. Meva Innovation will present their VIPP – Vortex Intensive Power Process for the actors in the district heating sector. This technology is based on production of synthetic gas from biomass fuels and ...


    By Elmia AB

  • 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 ...

  • Hard water scale problem solved

    Fluid Dynamics International has solved a long standing a hard water problem at one of Thailand’s biggest construction industry suppliers, Cotto Tiles. Oil in the system was the cause of scale forming in mould pipes and proposed a solution combining two technologies: Magstream and Colloid-A-Tron. Their prototype MagstreamPlus uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured ...


  • Grid Integration of Large Scale Renewables in the MENA Region

    Renewables Academy starts a new capacity building project for Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria and Tunisia on grid integration of renewable energies. In order to empower professionals in the MENA region to be able to cope with high volumes of renewable energy power in their electricity systems, the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) was commissioned by the Federal Ministry for the ...

  • Finding alternatives to mercury in small-scale gold mining

    Artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASM), largely practised in Asia, South America and Africa, contributes significantly to mercury emissions, both in the developing world and globally. A recent study investigates an alternative to using mercury in ASM. The EU Mercury Strategy1 recognises the need for global action to reduce mercury in the environment. This includes actions to help other countries ...

  • Conecta Bioenergía: for large-scale energy consumers

    It will be a meeting point for large-scale energy consumers and bioenergy professionals. In the current economic climate, with fossil fuel prices rising all the time, it has become vitally important to reduce energy bills and have stable, reliable supplies available. Aware of this situation, the organisers of Conecta Bioenergía and Expobioenergía are inviting four large-scale energy ...

  • Scaled-down lab MBR from Microdyn-Nadir

    Microdyn-Nadir has developed a scaled-down module of its BIO-CEL MBR system, the BIO-CEL Lab module. Microdyn-Nadir will present the new module at the WEFTEC in Los Angeles, USA, which takes place from 15-19 October 2011. The Bio-Cel membrane module features a membrane-based bio-mass separation process that requires a smaller footprint ...

  • RUBBLE MASTER RM100 in large-scale project in Ravensburg

    GALILEO throws light on recycling loop In order to present the topic of the recycling business for mineral construction debris in a comprehensible way to a large audience, GALILEO - the science programme - was looking out for an exciting operation for a feature scheduled for the middle of December on the German channel PRO SIEBEN. First contacts to crusher manufacturers had been made at the ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Utility-Scale Solar Plant Goes Online in Nevada

    BOULDER CITY, Nevada (ENS) - Nevada Solar One, the first concentrating solar power plant in Nevada went on line on Saturday. Covering 250 acres of desert in the El Dorado Valley near Boulder City, this 64 megawatt concentrating solar plant is the first modern utility-scale solar electric power plant in the United States. It is the largest solar electric power plant to be built ...

  • Scale Controllers from Scaletron Receive CSA Certification

    Scaletron Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of corrosion resistant digital and mechanical scales, has announced the CSA Certification of their ...


    By PRWeb

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