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  • Macrotek Awarded Upgrade of Gas Quality Control System at Plasma Gasification Demonstration Plant

    Macrotek Inc., a leader in air pollution control technology, has been supporting a major plasma gasification company with the development and commercialization of its advanced plasma gas conversion technology for over a decade. The company, a forerunner in the plasma gasification process, awarded Macrotek with the upgrade of a gas quality control system that includes a multi-contaminant removal ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • ERG’s innovative V-texTM scrubber solves batch pharmaceutical reactor off-gas scrubbing challenges that no other technology can match

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) Ltd announces the sale of another V-texTM to a global pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Ireland. This gas scrubber joins more than twenty other V-texTM scrubbers and strippers currently operating successfully in the Irish pharmaceutical industry.The production of drugs in sealed pressurised batch reactors presents a unique challenge for gas cleaning equipment, as ...

  • Getting to the bottom of Africa`s carbon figures

    In the Republic of the Congo, and most of Central Africa, the carbon cycle has until now remained an under-researched topic. It is not at all clear how much CO2 or other greenhouse gases the area releases into the atmosphere, or how much is absorbed. With the EU research project CarboAfrica, European and African teams have come together to deepen their understanding of the current state of the ...

  • All power pump applications to be analyzed on a free website

    Pumps work in thousands of power industry applications.  Each coal-fired, combined cycle gas, and nuclear power plant requires hundreds of pumps.  They range the gamut of sizes and designs from the 6000 gpm (7000 ft head) vertical boiler feed water pumps to the little positive displacement chemical metering pumps.  Geothermal plants have special pump requirements.  Pumps are ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New solar power application for Kittiwake Procal 5000

    Kittiwake Procal has been awarded contracts to supply three Spanish solar power station utility providers with Kittiwake Procal 5000 monitoring systems. A new application for Kittiwake Procal’s technology, the development of the analyser and necessary calibration equipment and techniques has produced a solution to reliably monitor very low concentrations - of less than 20 ppm - of Di-Phenyl ...

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • Nearly 200 nations pledge to slow Global Warming

    Nearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't. The "Paris agreement" aims to keep global temperatures from rising another degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) between now and 2100, a key demand of poor countries ravaged by rising ...


    By Associated Press

  • Abengoa will develop a new 100 MW solar plant in South Africa

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) of South Africa to develop Xina Solar One, a 100 MW parabolic trough plant with a five-hour thermal energy storage system using molten salts. This project will form the largest ...


    By Abengoa

  • Updated clean water discharge permit for Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. issued for review

    An updated permit governing discharge of waste water by the Merrimack Station power plant in Bow, N.H. has been released for public review and comment.  The draft permit proposes updated requirements for controlling discharges of waste water to, and withdrawals of river water from, the Merrimack River. If finalized, the new permit will replace the facility’s current permit, issued in ...

  • DOE funds 15 new solar power storage and heat transfer projects

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced selections for negotiations of award under the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids and Novel Thermal Storage Concepts for Concentrating Solar Power Generation. These 15 new projects, for up to approximately $67.6 million, will facilitate the development of lower-cost energy storage for concentrating solar ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017

    Concentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017   WinterGreen Research announces the following study:  Concdentrating Solar: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. Concentrating solar is poised to become the largest of three ...


  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

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