Commercial property without plans to slash carbon emissions will soon plummet in value. That's the stark warning to their owners from new real estate stock exchange IPSX and sustainability data and consulting firm Carbon Intelligence, in a joint report on…
Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, and a subsidiary of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) announced a framework to study and evaluate opportunities for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) from their respective business…
Concrete is the second most consumed substance on the planet, trailing only potable water. Cement production – an essential ingredient for concrete - alone contributes to 7% of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. As the world will see the…
Forests play a key role in reducing the effects of climate change. The requirements for monitoring carbon balance are growing constantly and the monitoring methods have developed fast. Forest Carbon Monitoring (FCM) is a project led by VTT Technical Research…
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 11:05

UNTHA unveils new ZR two shaft shredder

UNTHA UK has revealed a new two shaft shredder – the ZR. And, following 24 months of rigorous industry research and development – including prototype trials on the continent – the dual shaft machine now promises the lowest lifecycle costing…
ESE World Ltd – European manufacturer of temporary storage systems for waste and recyclables – will officially launch its latest waste container, the Split-Bin, at Letsrecycle Live on 15-16 September. The 80-year-old firm will be using one of the waste…
The University of Konstanz has reached an agreement with a German equipment manufacturing company on the protection of patent rights relating to their patents on LID regeneration of solar cells. With the support of TLB GmbH from Karlsruhe, Germany, a…
Cryptocurrencies have set the internet ablaze and quickly garnered the attention of some big shots over the last year. Elon Musk, the CEO of one such company, has also admired Bitcoin but from afar. Citing Bitcoin’s high carbon footprint, the…
Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) has just released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which highlights actions the Company is taking to enhance the long-term well-being of its investors, employees, communities, and other stakeholders. This report illustrates Rayonier’s commitment to transparency around Environmental, Social,…
Saturday, 21 August 2021 00:12

Making smart grids possible

Distribution automation for a failproof, diversified energy grid In July 2021, the European Commission announced new ambitious targets for green energy. By 2030, 40 per cent of all the energy consumed in Europe should be generated renewably. While this is…
TotalEnergies is developing a 100% renewable fuel for motorsport competition, to be introduced from next season at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), including the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2022, and at the European Le Mans Series (ELMS). Competition…
Sustainable grid solutions reduce costs by 65% and support the delivery of low-cost, renewable power. Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced the completion of a digital transformation project to increase the reliability of clean energy generation at Golden Valley Electric Association’s…
Friday, 06 August 2021 15:30

Smart panels, smart energy

~ Electrical panel connectivity for renewable generation ~ According to industry experts, Spain will hit 68 per cent renewable power generation by 2030. Here, Juan Montecelo, sales director of WEG Autrial, explains why electric panel connectivity in renewable power plants…
Thursday, 05 August 2021 10:35

The next step to carbon neutrality

~ How automation software is crucial in driving down carbon emissions ~ According to a new Carbon Brief analysis, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 were 51 per cent below 1990 levels, largely down to the country’s COVID slowdown. The figures mean…
There were 40 generation equipment contracts announced in the North America region in Q2 2021, marking a drop of 27% over the last four-quarter average of 55, according to GlobalData’s power industry contracts database. Electricity Procurement stood at first place…
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