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  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Westinghouse Electric Company Announces Next Step in Fuel Production for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor

    Westinghouse Fuel Fabrication Facility in Columbia, S.C., initiates fabrication of small modular reactor prototype fuel assemblies for testing Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the next step in the production of fuel for the Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor (SMR). The Westinghouse engineering design team ...


    By PRWeb

  • CAMBI B2 “packaged unit” thermal hydrolysis plant, including steam explosion disintegration

    Cambi, the world’s leading company within Thermal Hydrolysis (THP) pre-treatment of sewage sludge before digestion, will present the following new development at this year’s IFAT in Munich, 7 – 11 May: The new Cambi B2 THP for medium sized WWTPs starting at 50,000 p.e.  or 1,500 t DS (dry solids)/year up to 6,600 t DS (240,000 p.e.) . The Cambi B2 will enable your plant to ...


    By Cambi AS

  • ANDRITZ to equip two hydropower stations in East Asia

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received contracts from Vietnam and South Korea to supply electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations with a total value of around 65 million euros. VNECO Hoi Xuan Investment and Electricity Construction has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the design, delivery, installation, and commissioning of three bulb turbines and ...

  • Why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC tools

    To understand why you should get the pipe bursting equipment from TRIC Tools you first have to know what pipe bursting is if you don’t already. Pipe bursting is a trenchless method of replacing pipelines that have been buried underground and don’t require a traditional construction trench for repair or replacement. These pipes could be in regard to sewer, water, or even natural gas. ...


    By TRIC Tools Inc.

  • ReportsnReports - Bahrain Water Report Q1 2011

    Bahrain Water Report Q1 2011  Bahrain receives groundwater by lateral under-flow from the Dammam aquifer, which is part of an extensive regional system. Excessive extraction from this aquifer has led to an increased saline content through water coming from adjacent brackish and saline water ...


  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mexico: infrastructure projects report: environmental sector

    The growing population and economic development that have been experienced in Mexico over recent decades have led to growing pressures on the environment. Economic development and demographic growth are concentrated in medium size and large cities, especially Mexico City, whose authorities face the challenge of increasing and improving the provision of water and wastewater services. Key problems ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Experts name leading lights in UK’s Clean Tech Revolution

    Scottish technology developer Artemis Intelligent Power, based in Edinburgh has been named overall winner of this year’s Carbon Trust Innovation Awards by an independent panel of renowned clean technology-experts. The judges rigorously assessed each application against a range of strict criteria including genuine innovation, carbon saving potential, novel application and commercial potential. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Submarine Electricity Transmission

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Submarine Electricity Transmission ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Green Growth seen as prime business opportunity in Scotland

    The Carbon Trust challenges businesses to be better equipped to take advantage New research from the Carbon Trust has shown that Scottish business leaders are almost unanimous in their belief that green growth is an opportunity for their business (94%) over the next five years. However, when asked which country is best prepared to take advantage of the green economy, over one in five ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Michael Fallon speech to the Npower business customer conference

    Introduction Innovation has always been the key to successful energy policy. It has never been as simple as rolling out one proven means of power-generation. On the contrary, we have always endeavoured to find new sources in new places, whether we look at the first generation of nuclear power stations in the 50s, or the opening up of the North Sea in the 60s. In the past, ...

  • EPA`s FY 2015 Budget Proposal Focuses on Delivering Core Environmental and Health Protections

    Today the Obama Administration proposed a Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 2015) budget of $7.890 billion for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This request is $309.9 million below the EPA's enacted level for Fiscal Year 2014. “This budget is key to a new era of partnerships for the U.S. environmental protection enterprise, where EPA will work hand in hand—with our sister federal ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA's Inspector Claims EPA Needs To Clarify Testing Authority For Endocrine Disruptors: On January 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) stated that EPA needs to clarify the regulatory authority it will use to implement its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) and the number of chemicals that may be evaluated under the Program. On December 13, ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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