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Goal for global bioproduct markets to refine biomass

Goal for global bioproduct markets to refine biomass
It has been announced that Fortum is launching a significant development project that aims to manufacture high-value products from agro residues and woody biomass to replace the use of fossil and other environmentally taxing raw materials. The project received significant support from Business Finland for a €14.4m, two-year project.
4th January 2019

Developing business case for alternative fuels

Developing business case for alternative fuels
The technology group Wärtsilä, Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the study of the development of a business case for the use of alternative fuels with Wärtsilä generating sets. The MoU was signed on 13th November.
18th December 2018

Renewables cover a record consumption in 2018

Renewables cover a record consumption in 2018
Renewable energies covered 38% of Germany’s gross power requirement in the first three quarters of 2018, according to the Federal Association for Energy and Water (BDEW). The new figure is a three percentage point rise on the figure for 2017 and was boosted by an exceptional weather year for renewable energies, with plenty of wind through the spring and an exceptionally sunny summer. 
18th December 2018


Innovative financing is helping millions in Africa

Innovative financing is helping millions in Africa
Pay-as-you-go solar company Azuri Technologies and the Electrification Financing Initiative (ElectriFI) will have a presence at the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 this week to showcase how innovative financing in the off-grid solar sector is helping millions across Africa access affordable, renewable, clean energy.
5th December 2018

Supporting UK’s ambition of achieving sustainable fusion energy

Supporting UK’s ambition of achieving sustainable fusion energy
One of the top three nuclear engineering companies worldwide, Assystem, has been awarded a major, multi-discipline design framework agreement to support the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power. Assystem will support the engineering design of projects across all major disciplines including mechanical engineering, process engineering, electrical, control and instrumentation, building services and civil engineering, and integrated design.
19th November 2018

Åland headed towards a cleaner future with renewable diesel

Åland headed towards a cleaner future with renewable diesel
  Local transportation on the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea is switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel which is produced entirely from waste and residues. The first vehicles to use the product are the local and charter buses of the Viking Line Buss and Williams Buss companies, in addition to the Åland Post fleet.
12th November 2018

How much physical activity is needed to power household devices?

How much physical activity is needed to power household devices?
  With many household devices listing watts and energy bills listing kilowatt-hours, it can be difficult to put energy usage into context. To help, MoneySuperMarket has put together a report to compare how much physical exercise is needed to power household and personal appliances.
9th November 2018

Supporting technology that could displace fossil fuels

Supporting technology that could displace fossil fuels
  UK-based technology company Renovare Fuels has been awarded support by Innovate UK for aviation fuel testing through the Sustainable Aviation for Clean Growth programme. The company has developed a technology that converts waste into a biofuel that could replace traditional fossil fuels.
7th November 2018

The Smart City Cookbook

The Smart City Cookbook provides an introductory guide with a set of examples that cities and other smart city program leaders can utilize when planning and managing their smart city activities. Examples in the book are from the Smart Tampere program by the City of Tampere in Finland.
3rd November 2018

Power control system integrates with renewable sources

Power control system integrates with renewable sources
A new power control system for Quinnipiac University’s York Hill Campus, located in Hamden, Connecticut, ties together a range of green energy power generation sources with utility and emergency power sources.  By Steve Dunn, Aftermarket Product Line Manager, Russelectric
24th October 2018


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