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  • Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch Build Electricity Storage with Used Electric Car Batteries

    November 29, 2016 -- In Hamburg, electric transportation is made even more sustainable as old electric car batteries are reused and combined into a huge storage for energy. Vattenfall has opened a test facility with 2,600 battery modules from more than 100 electric BMW cars in Hamburg's harbour district. The facility can store 2,800 kilowatt hours and has a capacity to deliver 2 MW ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Temcor builds quality bulk storage facilties world wide

    Temcor, the world’s largest Aluminum Dome builder, has been building domes and other structures for more than 40 years and has more than 7,000 installations throughout the world.  Their corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free structures are in-place as bulk storage buildings, water and wastewater  facilities and petroleum tank covers.  Their architectural projects shine as sports ...


    By CST Industries Inc

  • Genap builds 6 water storage systems in the Oman desert

    To provide an oil refinery in the Oman desert with water we supplied 6 fully-enclosed GenaFlexstore water storage systems. The systems were transported to Omam in December by sea, after which they were installed on site (with a total volume of approx. 7.000 m3 = 7 million litres) by Genap ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Pre-engineered, safety storage lithstor building provides solutions for critical storage of new and used lithium batteries.

    Compact, space-saving pre-fabricated lithium battery storage buildings from Safety Storage provide protection to personnel and safeguard inventory of lithium batteries from the potential of highly ignitable and extremely hazardous conditions. LithStor buildings are constructed from unitized, welded, heavy-gauge steel for strength and stability, a 2-hour bi-directional separation wall to separate ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • E.ON gas storage examining CO2 storage options

    E.ON Gas Storage GmbH (EGS) has filed an application with the Lower Saxony mining, energy and geology office (LBEG) for permission to carry out geological investigations in the Weser area. Over the next five years it is to be examined whether geological conditions in that area are suitable for building an underground CO2 storage facility. This study is part of an E.ON programme for carbon capture ...


    By E.ON AG

  • New Building For Flottweg USA

    The official groundbreaking ceremony in Early September 2015 kicked off construction on Flottweg Separation Technology Inc.'s second building at its USA Independence, Kentucky Headquarters. The $2,500,000 million dollar building will provide a new machine storage, staging, and run-off area, new fabrication facility for skidded and containerized process systems, and additional personnel space for ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Vestas to move into green building

    Vestas, the world's leader in producing high-tech wind power systems, will move its North American sales and service headquarters into the historic Meier & Frank Depot Building in Portland's Pearl District. Gerding Edlen Development, Inc., will transform the sturdy structure, vacant since 2001, into one of Portland's newest and distinctive buildings. Construction is expected to begin in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon dioxide storage 101

    Scientists and engineers will soon be able to receive advanced training and certification in burying and permanently storing underground the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide as part of a recent stimulus award from the Department of Energy. The DOE awarded nearly $1 million to the Seattle-based Environmental Outreach and Stewardship Alliance (EOS) to develop a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) ...

  • Hazardous chemical storage buildings deliver effective inventory management solutions for meeting corporate sustainability efforts.

    “Corporate challenges for meeting environmental sustainability can be met, even when a company processes, handles or manages hazardous chemicals,” notes Dean Alcott, SAFETY STORAGE’s National Sales Manager. A thorough understanding of the Federal, State and Local code requirements, chemicals in use, and job functions that require access to the building forms the cornerstone of ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough maintenance shop to construct new building for hazardous waste storage following series of violations

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough has agreed to construct a building to store hazardous waste following violations of federal waste management rules at its maintenance facility in Soldotna, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Proper hazardous waste management prevents costly, dangerous spills and keeps communities safe,” said Scott Downey, ...

  • Compact, pre-fabricated chemical storage building meets fire safety regulations for storing landscape chemicals

    Landscape superintendents and maintenance professionals meet fire safety regulations and avoid liability arising from soil and groundwater contamination by using a Chemical Storage Building from SAFETY STORAGE to contain and store flammables, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other hazardous materials and equipment. The pre-fabricated Chemical Storage Building features a compact, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • EDF Energy Renewables Awards Contract to Nidec ASI to Build Europe`s Largest Battery Storage Project

    EDF Energy Renewables has signed a contract with Nidec ASI to build Europe's largest battery storage project for the UK's National Grid. The 49MW project is part of a new 200 MW enhanced frequency response system which will be deployed across the UK to balance the UK grid. It will be built at EDF Energy's West Burton site in Nottinghamshire. Nidec ASI will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Chemical hazmat storage building meets user needs for managing multiple, non-compatible materials

    Complexities and costs involved with managing the handling and storage of multiple chemicals are simplified within a multi-sectioned hazardous material containment system from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. Separation and storage of non-compatible materials such as acids and corrosives; volatiles and inactives; or the segregation of chemicals by unique temperature requirements is achieved within a single ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Structural batteries-building in power

    British defence giant, BAE Systems, claims to have developed "the most radical method of storing electricity since the invention of the battery!" The structural battery, BAE declares, represents a technological breakthrough that could lead to a redesign of all electrical technology, bringing with it major environmental benefits. Embedded power Structural batteries are sheets of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pre-engineered compressed gas storage buildings meet industrial and contractor needs for safe management of gas cylinders

    Sturdy, secure gas cylinder storage buildings from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. provide a broad range of storage and design flexibility options for meeting fire safety, environmental code requirements and supply chain demand for managing the storage and access of gas cylinders under pressure and used, empty containers awaiting collection and disposal. Gas cylinders containing high pressure hydrogen, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Geoplast Build Fast Method video

    Geoplast is proud to introduce Build Fast, an innovative building method. Geoplast Build Fast combines Geoplast products, engineering and project management know-how. Build Fast makes it possible to improve building speed and decrease costs thanks to: Less use of concrete and steel; Products’ stackability and consequent easy storage; ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Potable Tanks For Drinking Water Storage

    With all of the recent talk surrounding water restrictions in farming, from abstraction restrictions, the EU water directive and impending mains water rate rises, we’ve raised the subject of rainwater tanks a great deal, but what about water fit for human consumption? The Enduramaxx range of potable tanks can store water, including mains water for human consumption, thanks to them being ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • 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

  • Building on the Green Economy of New York

    The State of New York has launched a major initiative to attract jobs and economic growth by building on the core elements of the green economy and addressing climate related vulnerabilities made painfully evident during Hurricane Sandy. State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo outlined the plan in his 2013 State of the State Address last week. "New York is on its way, coming back stronger than ever ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Dominion to Build Solar Power Project in Georgia

     Dominion (NYSE: D), one of the nation's largest energy providers, has acquired a solar energy development project in Georgia from Smart Energy Capital and Jacoby Development. The project is to begin commercial operation late this year. Dominion's Azalea Solar Power Facility, near Augusta in east-central Georgia, is planned to produce approximately 7.7 megawatts ...


    By Dominion

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