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  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Entec secures planning permission for Wolverhampton schools

    Entec has successfully secured outline planning permissions for three schools on behalf of Wolverhampton City Council as part of their Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. The BSF programme aims to upgrade or rebuild all 26 schools serving secondary age pupils in Wolverhampton and promote achievement and wellbeing for young people in the city. Entec prepared and submitted the ...


  • Leading scientists launch action plan on food security

    A charter on food security outlining how each sector of society can take action was launched yesterday (28 March) by an international commission of senior scientists. 'Achieving food security in the face of climate change' is a synthesis of 16 scientific reports on the issue released over the last few years. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New plan to secure future for fishing communities and fleets

    Fishermen will have more control over how they operate and better opportunities to profit under plans to overhaul the way fishing quotas are managed in England, Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon announced today. Proposals to simplify the way quotas (the amount of fish that fishermen are entitled to catch) are managed would let the industry plan better for the future, putting more control ...

  • Chemical security

    The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Security fencing

    With the UK's financial difficulties and police cutbacks it is more pertinent than ever to beef up your security around your homes and businesses, with desperation comes crime, burglary is a danger we must do all we can to protect ourselves as well as possible. Security fencing is a major security feature and will make thieves think twice about trying to gain entry to your property. When ...


    By Approved Trader

  • AUS$1bn plan to help secure cities’ water supplies

    The Australian Government will provide AUS$1 billion over six years to help secure water supplies for working families and businesses through desalination, recycling and stormwater harvesting. “The effects of climate change mean most of Australia’s cities and towns have less water, and we can no longer rely on rainfall to supply all our drinking water,”  Minister for Climate Change and ...


    By Australian Government

  • President Obama to outline plan for America`s energy security

    FACT SHEET: America's Energy Security Rising prices at the pump affect everybody - workers and farmers; truck drivers and restaurant owners.  Businesses see it impact their bottom line.  Families feel the pinch when they fill up their tank.  For Americans already struggling to get by, it makes life that much harder.  That's why we need to make ourselves more secure and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Carbon Sciences' Plan for Energy Security Confirmed by Major Louisiana GTL Project

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make gasoline and other transportation fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced that recent plans for a major project in Louisiana confirm that a gas-to-liquids (GTL) strategy is the country's best approach for energy independence. Byron Elton, Carbon Sciences CEO, commented, "It is clear that ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energos secures planning permission in Northern Ireland for advanced thermal treatment facility

    Planning permission for an 80,000 tonne Energos clean energy recovery from waste facility in Lisburn, has been granted by Alex Attwood, Environment Minister for Northern Ireland. The advanced conversion facility at the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Statutory security of supply report

    The Department for Energy and Climate Change has today published the annual Statutory Security of Supply Report (SSSR) that looks at the UK’s energy security for this winter and up-coming winters. ...

  • Water security in an uncertain world

    Policymakers must find flexible plans to ensure water security despite the uncertainties of climate change, says climate scientist Mark New. Much of the developing world is dependent on rainfall, snow or ice for its natural water supplies, so researchers and policymakers are concerned about how climate change will affect water security. Long-term water availability is largely determined by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • China’s energy security strategy

    China’s strategy for securing its energy supply has been analysed in a new study. The author highlights key aspects of the country’s energy security strategy, focusing on overseas investment in oil and development of petroleum reserves and unconventional gas, including fracking. Over the last two decades, China has shifted from being a net exporter to a net importer of fossil fuels. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Securing electricity supply

      With the World Cup kicking off this week, energy demand is at its greatest, and it’s worth reflecting on the fact that the UK’s energy security doesn’t happen by accident. The planning is meticulous, because our modern lives revolve around the use of energy. Since the 1970s we have grown used to uninterrupted supplies of power and we haven’t had a supply ...

  • Energy security - an imperative for the EU

    The recent gas crisis that has affected several EU countries, leaving them without gas in the coldest of winter weather, has put energy security as one of the highest priorities on the EU's agenda. At the meeting on 19 February, the Energy Council adopted conclusions on the Commission's communication 'Second Strategic Energy Review - an EU energy security and solidarity action plan', which was ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Security Claims Dismissed

    Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT) (TSX: WLT), the world's leading, publicly traded "pure-play" producer of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, today announced that on Sept. 14, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the "Ontario Court") released its decision denying in its entirety the request of the Plaintiff, Wayne Gould, for leave to proceed with a proposed class action ...


    By Marketwire

  • The energy security challenge

    Speech by Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to the Economist UK Energy Conference. Originally given at Marriott Hotel, London. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. INTRODUCTION It’s a great pleasure to be with you here this morning. This summit is taking place at ...

  • Securing Britain’s Energy Future

    INTRODUCTION It’s an honour to be asked to give the inaugural Annual International Energy Lecture here at the UCL Energy Institute. And I’m delighted to be making the speech today, when Royal Assent has been given to the Energy Bill – so we now have the Energy Act 2013. Thanks to any of you who’ve helped in its birth. Now in June 2014 the Institute ...

  • GSA South Carolina: Turner Laboratories Secures GSA Award, Plans Expansion to Service Federal Agencies

    GSA South Carolina is pleased to announce that Turner Laboratories Inc. (Turner Labs) has been awarded a GSA Schedule 66 contract and is now certified to provide goods & services directly to the Federal government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the General Services Administration (GSA), Turner Labs will place their full-service environmental testing laboratory services ...


    By Turner Laboratories Inc.

  • Leo Secures $100 Million Contract

    Leo Motors, Inc. (OTCQB: LEOM) signed a contract with PDI Global LLC (http://www.pdidg.com/) to supply 20,000 units of e-Box, Leo's Electric Energy Storage in Social Housing in the Republic of the Congo through PDI. PDI is involved in the Social Housing project in Congo for 300,000 homes, and plans to ...


    By Marketwire

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