Archive for Renewables

Eight energy companies commit to reduce methane emissions within natural gas industry

Eight energy companies commit to reduce methane emissions within natural gas industry

November 23, 2017 No Comments

BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall today committed to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world. The energy companies also agreed to encourage others across the natural gas value chain – from production to the final consumer – to do the same. The commitment was […]

Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially opened

November 22, 2017 No Comments

Statoil and partners Masdar and Statkraft officially open the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth, UK. Since the investment decision was made in 2014, construction costs have been reduced by more than 15%, from GBP 1.5 billion to approximately GBP 1.25 billion. All 67 turbines at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm are now […]

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Waste coffee grounds set to fuel London with biodiesel and biomass pellets

November 21, 2017 No Comments

Bio-bean, a new London based company, is taking waste coffee grounds and turning them into biofuels According to the Guardian Using waste coffee grounds to make biomass pellets and biodiesel. Second-generation biofuels made from residual waste have come of age. While first-generation biofuels have faced criticism for competing with food crops, second-generation biofuels made from […]

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New Guide Helps Utility Program Planners Make “Solar Plus Storage” Decisions

November 17, 2017 No Comments

The Community Solar Value Project (CSVP), an effort co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has released a guide that provides practical answers to questions about why and how to use energy storage in combination with community-scale solar developments. Solar Plus Storage Companion Measures for High-Value Community Solar: A Guide for Utility Program […]

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The goal: Recycle fat from 100,000 household ham waste fat into renewable fuel

November 15, 2017 No Comments

The first Ham Trick, held last year, was enormously popular. This Christmastime the campaign is going nationwide, and will once again add some extra verve to the holiday season. The aim is to collect and recycle ham waste fat from 100,000 households throughout the country for manufacturing renewable diesel. The proceeds of the campaign will […]

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ExxonMobil Partners with Singapore Universities

November 13, 2017 No Comments

ExxonMobil announced that it is partnering with two Singapore universities to open a Singapore Energy Center in 2019 to focus on new discoveries and significant improvements to technologies that could improve energy production, and enhance energy efficiency and other efforts to mitigate the risk of climate change. ExxonMobil signed a memorandum of understanding with the […]

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GE Signs Deal to Foster Energy Diversification in Jamaica

November 9, 2017 No Comments

With half of Jamaica’s electricity generation infrastructure more than 30 years old, the country is seeking ways to modernize its plants and decrease its oil dependency by diversifying its energy mix. Helping to increase power output and the country’s efforts for fuel diversification, GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) has signed an agreement with the […]

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Phoenix Energy to Construct Solar PV Plant within Benban Solar Park in Egypt

November 6, 2017 No Comments

Phoenix Energy will partner with Infinity Solar of Egypt and IB Vogt of Germany to develop a 50 MW solar PV power plant in Benban Solar Park near Aswan, Egypt. Phoenix Energy of Safra, Lebanon participated in the official signing of the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Nubian Suns Feed-in-Tariff Financing Program on 29 October 2017 […]

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Engro Signs New Digital Agreement with GE Power

November 1, 2017 No Comments

GE Power (NYSE: GE) signed a 10-year agreement with Engro to implement the Asset Performance Management (APM) solution, powered by Predix, at six power plants – the Engro Powergen Qadirpur Ltd. 220 megawatts (MW) Combined Cycle Power Plant, Engro 660 MW Thar Power Plant, Kolachi 450 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant and two upcoming wind […]

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BHP partners with universities to tackle emissions

October 18, 2017 No Comments

BHP announced a global collaboration with top international universities to accelerate a deeper understanding of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in a range of subsurface locations. Working with the University of Melbourne, University of Cambridge and Stanford University, BHP will contribute approximately US$3 million towards research to improve global understanding of CO2 storage and support […]

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