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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

In win for EV supply chain, U.S.’s first anode plant opens in Tennessee

November 23, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S.’s first anode manufacturing facility opened in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Monday, a monumental step to enhance the domestic battery supply chain, as it faces increasing demand from electric vehicle makers. NOVONIX unveiled the ‘Riverside Recharged’ facility — a $20 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Consortium awards $2.6M to enable large-scale offshore wind turbines in the US

January 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Boston, MA-based National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium this week announced Round One awards in the Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0 for offshore wind technology research and development projects. “On behalf of the Consortium, I am excited to announce these […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

From hydrogen fuel-cells to giant airbags, construction and roadworks are changing

October 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers. The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and ideas focused on sustainability and efficiency becoming increasingly important. One […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Is solar ready for the high-power era?

September 29, 2020

Via: PV Resources

There can be no questioning the pace of technological evolution in solar PV, but recent advancements have caught even the most optimistic of industry stakeholders by surprise. Not long ago, solar modules with outputs of up to 450W hit the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Wingsail Technology Uses Wind To Reduce Ships’ Emissions By 30%

September 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%, thanks to a new system created by Bound4blue. The Spanish company aims at delivering automated wind assisted propulsion systems (also called wingsails) that […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Dover Fueling Solutions launches DMP Probe

September 14, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Using magnetostrictive technology, the DMP probe provides continuous and highly accurate readings of liquids inside of the tank, and is currently available as a wired model, with the release of the wireless model following later in the year. The DMP […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Scarecrow system for wind farms proves effective

August 3, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Seabird poo or ‘guano’ is a huge problem for the global offshore wind industry as it poses a serious health risk, due to its highly carcinogenic qualities, and is extremely expensive and unpleasant to remove. A ‘Scaretech’ system was installed […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US utility CPS Energy looks to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of storage to portfolio

July 28, 2020

Via: PV Resources

San Antonio, Texas-based utility CPS Energy is advancing efforts to diversify its generation portfolio as it plans to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of battery storage and 500MW of new technology solutions. The company is releasing a global […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Open Systems International, Inc. – City of St. George, Utah Selects OSI Technology for a New Distribution Management System

July 16, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by the city of St. George, Utah for a new SCADA and Distribution Management System (DMS). Based on OSI’s monarch operational technology (OT) platform, this new system will replace St. […]


News and Policies, World

Clariant and Ineratec partner on green fuel technology

July 14, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Clariant has joined forces with Ineratec in the challenge for a greener future. The companies have entered into a partnership to develop and commercialise novel technologies for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Clariant will provide its extensive catalysis […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Technology Is A Huge Driver Of The U.S. Oil And Gas Boom

March 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

In the world of oil and natural gas, engineers, geologists, and drilling and production departments tend to get the lion’s share of the credit when good things happen, and most of the blame when they don’t. That’s fair, given the […]


News and Policies, U.S.

ExxonMobil doubled oil production from algae in biofuel breakthrough

June 21, 2017

Via: American Energy News

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. announced a breakthrough into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly inhibiting the strain’s growth, according to a press release. Using advanced cell engineering […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Data Centers Becoming Increasingly More Energy Efficient

May 22, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Growth in data center energy consumption from major companies — including Facebook and Google — has actually slowed, thanks to commitments to energy efficiency initiatives by several organizations. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, data centers in the US […]


World

Membrane Technology for Liquid and Gas Separations

December 7, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

This BCC Research report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for membrane technology across a range of filtration types and applications. Covered technologies include reverse osmosis, forward osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, electrochemical processes, gas separation and pervaporation. Applications for […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Flexible solar panel goes where silicon cant

November 2, 2016

Via: Science Daily Energy

In the very near future, recycling light energy may be easier than recycling any other item in your house. Led by Shashank Priya, a team of mechanical and materials engineers and chemists at Virginia Tech, including post-doctoral researchers Xiaojia Zheng […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Major oil companies experiment with technology to weather crisis

October 17, 2016

Via: CNBC

Oil majors including Statoil, Shell and Chevron are experimenting with various technologies, from drones and drill design to data management, to drive down costs and weather a deep downturn. Crude prices have more than halved since mid-2014, forcing companies to […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

3 Policies Driving Innovation in the Electricity Sector

May 19, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

As rapid changes in energy technology – both in renewable and fossil fuel sources – transforms the way we power our lives, we have a chance to leave our children a prosperous world and reduce the effects of climate change. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

DoE Launches Smart Energy Analytics Campaign

May 18, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

The Department of Energy (DoE) last week launched the Smart Energy Analytics Campaign. The goal, the DoE says, is to increase adoption of Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) by commercial building owners and operators. Read More on Energy Manager […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Clean diesel: fuelling change

May 13, 2016

Via: Energy Global

Ten years after the introduction of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel in 2006, the Diesel Technology Forum recognises the role of the shift to cleaner diesel fuel and its importance in the major environmental accomplishments being celebrated during National Clean […]


News and Policies, U.S.

The challenge of data quality in oil and gas operations

May 12, 2016

Via: Energy Global

Meridium(R), Inc.,the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and services, has previewed its latest version of Meridium Enterprise APM Version 4.2. The latest offering combines machine learning, lifecycle costing, extended integration options and advanced mobile capabilities to help […]