Category: Misc

Preparations ramp up for Extreme E’s Arctic X Prix

2 July 2021, London: Extreme E’s Arctic X Prix in Greenland is just under two months’ away and the series’ operations team have just completed their latest recce to the race site in Kangerlussuaq as preparations continue for the very first motorsport event to ever take place in the country. James Taylor, Chief Championship Officer, Extreme… Read more »

Inspired ground source heating solution being installed in UK’s first net-zero carbon retirement community

Ground source heat pumps manufactured and installed by market-leader, the Kensa Group, will deliver the lowest carbon heating solution for the UK’s first net-zero carbon retirement community, creating a sustainable future for older generations. The Millfield Green site in Caddington, Central Bedfordshire, will provide 200 sustainable new-build homes specifically designed to accommodate older people’s needs…. Read more »

Imeon announces compatibility with the Italian battery manufacturer Weco.

This new compatibility between IMEON solar hybrid inverters and Weco’s Dual Voltage and Low Voltage batteries will increase the versatility of IMEON inverters. Weco’s Dual Voltage battery is specifically designed for industrial and residential use, for high or low voltage systems. The Low Voltage battery can be mounted directly on the wall, or stacked as… Read more »

NOVA INNOVATION AND SABELLA JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP TIDAL ENERGY PROJECTS IN FRANCE AND UK

Nova Innovation and SABELLA are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two leading tidal energy technology companies. The collaboration will accelerate development of tidal energy sites for both Scottish and French companies, combining expertise to drive rapid scale up of installed capacity in the tidal energy sector in both the UK… Read more »

EconPol Europe: Flexibility in Monetary Policy and Fiscal Rules Makes European Monetary Union More Resilient to Shocks

The EMU should create monetary and fiscal  mechanisms to safeguard its irreversibility in exceptional situations. This is one of the lessons learned from past crises, as shown in a recent study by the research network EconPol. “The financial crisis and the coronavirus crisis have shown that either monetary policy or fiscal policy, or both,  should… Read more »

Dellner Bubenzer Relaunches at AIST

Dellner Brakes, owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, will relaunch as Dellner Bubenzer today (29 June, 2021) at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Conference and Exposition (Booth 2303), which is taking place 28 June to 1 July at Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A new website has also gone live at www.dellnerbubenzer.com. Dellner Brakes… Read more »

WATERWORKS OFFSHORE CONCEPTS COMMUNITY POISED TO GROWTH!

As a part of strategic growth, Waterworks Offshore Concepts GmbH is proud to announce the addition of Mr. Stefan Eberhardt in the key position of Ship & Finance Broker. Stefan has vast experience in the maritime industry with a fundamental knowledge in shipbroking and ship-finance. In 2016, Stefan completed the extra-occupational “Ship Finance Manager” program… Read more »

NOVA INNOVATION AND SABELLA JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP TIDAL ENERGY PROJECTS IN FRANCE AND UK

Nova Innovation and SABELLA are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two leading tidal energy technology companies.  The collaboration will accelerate development of tidal energy sites for both Scottish and French companies, combining expertise to drive rapid scale up of installed capacity in the tidal energy sector in both the UK… Read more »

STRYDE AND REALTIMESEISMIC UNLOCK HIGH QUALITY, AFFORDABLE 3D SEISMIC ACQUISITION FOR GEOTHERMAL MARKET

Geothermal industry no longer constrained by cost of seismic acquisition – partnership allows for new seismic opportunities in under-served industry Innovative node can be carried in a backpack and deployed almost anywhere without affecting the environment London, 28 June 2021 – Pioneering seismic technology provider STRYDE today announces its nodes were used by realtimeseismic, a… Read more »

AKSELOS CONTRACTED BY SHELL AND RWE TO MODEL TETRASPAR DEMONSTRATOR

Lausanne, 28 June 2021: Akselos SA has been commissioned by Shell and RWE to use the world’s most powerful structural simulation software, Integra®,to model the TetraSpar floating foundation demonstrator, which will be installed offshore Norway later this year. Akselos’ software will help accelerate the demonstration of the industrialised offshore foundation. The TetraSpar project aims to… Read more »

Economical, ecological and safe – ultra-lightweight construction with adaptive structural elements

Lightweight construction is one way to save raw materials, as it requires much less material than conventional construction From a global perspective, a large amount of raw materials is consumed for buildings of all kinds. Concrete, in particular, requires large quantities of cement and sand. Construction also accounts for a large share of waste production… Read more »

NLWA creates 52 on-site training placements to help boost employment in north London

North London Waste Authority’s (NLWA) job-generating project at Edmonton EcoPark is creating at least 225 on-site training placements for north London residents. 52 placements have already been fulfilled, with many more opportunities available in the coming months and years. The North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP) is NLWA’s plan for a new sustainable waste… Read more »

Extreme E celebrates World Rainforest Day with updates on its Amazon legacy programmes

22 June 2021, London: Eco-conscious electric racing series, Extreme E, is marking World Rainforest Day today with exciting updates on its Amazon legacy programme. Despite not being able to race in Brazil this year due to Covid restrictions, the sport for purpose championship has pledged to continue its vital legacy work with its team that includes… Read more »

EconPol Europe: Economic Upswing Cycles are a Strong Driver of Carbon Emissions

Upswing phases are strongly linked to a rise in CO2 emissions. The effect is strongest in countries that depend on energy-intensive sectors. This is a key finding of the latest EconPol working paper. “We should adjust European environmental policy over the economic cycle:  A good idea is to apply higher carbon taxes in ‘good times.’… Read more »

Waga Energy’s landfill biogas recovery technology gains popularity in Canada with second installation contract

Quebec, Canada, 17 June 2021 – Waga Energy has secured a contract with the Brome-Missisquoi Intermunicipal Waste Management Board (RIGMRBM) to produce biomethane (Renewable Natural Gas) at the Cowansville landfill site in Québec. This is the second contract in Canada for Waga Energy, which was selected earlier this year by Enercycle to equip the Saint-Étienne-des-Grès… Read more »

Further digitalisation delivered as energy networks open their data

A new service to help people access energy networks’ data has been launched by Energy Networks Association. With the backing of Britain’s electricity and gas network operators, the new Energy Data Request Tool supports a more modern, digital energy system by providing greater transparency of electricity and gas networks’ data. Doing so will help companies… Read more »

Kelvion partners with Helmholtz Zentrum to test future power technology

The Helmholtz Zentrum in Dresden has chosen Kelvion’s innovative printed circuit K°Bond heat exchangers to test a power cycle using supercritical CO2 for the project “Carbosola”. Known as the Brayton Cycle, it is much more efficient than those based on water/steam and, as a result, is expected to become an important technology in future. Thus,… Read more »

Nigeria’s latest gas-related power shortages could have been avoided. Here is why.

Opinion Piece by Yusuff Wale, Managing Director, Wärtsilä Marine & Power Services Nigeria Ltd  On 28 May 2021, Nigeria’s national power generation dropped to 3,059 MW and for the subsequent seven days remained below 4,000 MW, six percent below average production. Low pressure on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) left several gas turbine power plants… Read more »

Origami raises £20m in Series C funding round led by Barclays

Latest investment will accelerate delivery of trading and automation technology for green energy Cambridge, 10 June 2021 – Origami is pleased to announce that it has raised £20.5m of new funding to help drive its next phase of growth. Barclays PLC led the round, investing as part of their Sustainable Impact Capital initiative, set up to… Read more »

Report Sheds Light on Reality of a Decarbonised Decom

Decom North Sea (DNS) has collaborated with academics at Edinburgh Business School Heriot-Watt University to publish a report investigating the prevalence of reuse and a circular economy within decommissioning and recovery of offshore platforms based on the UKCS. Launched at a joint DNS/SPE event entitled “Decarbonising Decom: the next generation’s perspective” the report indicates a… Read more »

DLM’s Custom Built Saddleback Holdback Tensioner for Subsea Cable

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, UK has expanded its already extensive range of line tension measurement technology, with a new device for measuring tension and creating holdback force on a single piece of subsea cable. The product, which combines the established Saddleback product from DLM’s catalogue with an additional Hold Back Tension… Read more »

ABB strengthens commitment to reduce carbon emissions

On its way to reaching its ambitious science-based targets, the company commits to electrifying its vehicle fleet by 2030, sourcing 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 and establishing energy efficiency targets, including the systematic use of energy management systems. As part of its new Sustainability Strategy and its ambition to enable a low-carbon society, ABB… Read more »

Ocean X Prix supporting the Lac Rose community

2 June 2021, London: Extreme E’s Ocean X Prix was won by Rosberg X Racing’s Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson, making it two wins from two, meaning they maintain their lead in the overall standings. The action packed weekend was also the chance for Extreme E to highlight the issues the world is facing due to… Read more »

Innovative plastic pollution solution revealed at Extreme E’s Ocean X Prix

28 May 2021, London: Extreme E, the all-electric off-road racing series, has launched a LivingLab at its Ocean X Prix location – Lac Rose, Dakar – to showcase LyfeCycle, a new solution from British Innovators Polymateria for tackling the global plastic pollution pandemic. An estimated 32 per cent of all plastic packaging used globally does not… Read more »

Zenobe announces Scotland’s first transmission-connected battery with 50MW project in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

In the year that Scotland hosts COP26, the project will be country’s first transmission-connected battery directly easing constraints from the grid, helping to stabilise the system and enable greater adoption of renewable energy sources. The site will enable 640GWh more renewable generation to travel from north to south over the next 15 years, delivering clean… Read more »

Birmingham energy experts develop sustainable routes and technologies for UK’s zero-carbon heating and cooling future

Sustainable cooling experts are creating a roadmap to help reach the UK’s 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target, whilst maintaining food security for consumers and economic opportunity for the country’s food industry, as the University of Birmingham secures £2.9 million of UK Government funding announced today for energy-related projects. Backed by £1.4 million of UKRI funding,… Read more »

Awards programme drives forward a ‘Safety First’ culture on North London Heat & Power Project

To further encourage a safe working culture on the North London Heat & Power Project (NLHPP), the NLHPP Programme Director launched a new employee awards programme this year that recognises outstanding contributions to the “Safety First” principles of the project. The Programme Director’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing Heroes Award recognises those who contribute to all… Read more »

Centrica Names Cognizant as Exclusive Partner for SAP Business Process Transformation

Cognizant to consolidate and manage SAP environment for the UK’s largest energy company, enhancing business efficiency and customer experience TEANECK, NJ – May 27, 2021 – Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) announced today it has been selected by Centrica, a leading international energy services and solutions company, as the sole technology services partner to manage and transform… Read more »

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex deckhouse solutions now have design approval from DNV

DNV has issued a Type Approval Design Certificate for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex deckhouse solutions. This is a major achievement, representing the first design approval for the installation of ballast water treatment systems on the weather deck. For customers and system integrators, it will mean time and money saved in the final approval process… Read more »

DNV signs MOU with Korea’s LS Cable & System to deliver comprehensive subsea cabling services to the global offshore wind sector

SEOUL, South Korea, 27 May 2021 –– DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading global power cable manufacturer LS Cable & System to target emerging cabling opportunities in the offshore wind industry. The collaboration represents a new opportunity for DNV to extend its Dynamic… Read more »

SkySpecs acquires two European wind energy technology companies: Fincovi and Vertikal AI

Together, these leading companies provide world-class data insight and automation to help wind farm owners and operators best perform ANN ARBOR, MI – SkySpecs, a global leader in wind energy technology, has acquired two of Europe’s premier wind energy companies: Fincovi, a leader in financial asset management, and Vertikal AI, a pioneer in predictive maintenance for wind energy. The… Read more »

Corporate renewable energy buyers demand more action on environmental and social justice LevelTen Energy reports

Madrid – 19th May 2021: Demands on developers from corporate renewable energy buyers for improved environmental and social justice measures soar amidst growing consumer pressure on businesses to demonstrate the net positives of their operations and supply chains. This is according to a recent survey from LevelTen Energy, the leading provider of renewable transaction infrastructure… Read more »

Leading environmental MP praises AceOn for tackling green agenda

A leading politician who helps hold the Government to account over Climate Change says battery and energy storage pioneers AceOn can play a key role in delivering a greener future for the UK. Philip Dunne MP – chair of parliament’s influential Environmental Audit Committee – says the type of Virtual Power Plant being pioneered by AceOn could be spread ‘far and wide’ in the fight to cut the country’s carbon emissions. He added that the company’s… Read more »

ABB’s new all-in-one protection relay offers innovative simplicity

As the power grid evolves, REX610 is designed to simplify protection and control of basic power distribution applications. With world energy usage predicted to nearly double by 20501, power distribution networks are continuing to grow in size and complexity. In response, ABB is launching a new addition to its Relion® product family designed to support… Read more »

Delivering a subsea superhighway of electricity transmission

SSEN Transmission welcomes today’s publication of Ofgem’s consultation on the assessment of plans submitted by all three GB onshore electricity Transmission Owners (TOs) for the strategic and timely development of the first two of a series of planned subsea electricity transmission HVDC links connecting Scotland and England along the east coast. The initial two links… Read more »