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Floating solar farms could be installed in oceans

Floating solar farms could be installed in oceans

June 19, 2019 No Comments

Scientists say the construction of 11 million ‘marine-based artificial islands,’ each as big as a football field, could help mitigate the disastrous effects of carbon-based fossil fuels. Millions of island-like solar farms could help suck CO2 from the atmosphere and repurpose the gas into synthetic fuel, say researchers. In a new paper, scientists from Norway […]

ENERGY NEWSTRACK TO  28/02/19:

ENERGY NEWSTRACK TO 28/02/19:

February 28, 2019 No Comments

The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $64.97 a barrel on Wednesday, 27 February 2019, compared with $64.08 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes (ORB) is made up of the following: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Djeno (Congo), Oriente (Ecuador), Zafiro (Equatorial Guinea), Rabi […]

Finnish travelers Express Support for renewable jet fuel

Finnish travelers Express Support for renewable jet fuel

February 4, 2019 No Comments

Neste has investigated Finnish attitudes to flight-related emissions and their offsetting or compensation. Renewable aviation fuel was the respondents’ preferred method of compensating for or offsetting of flight-related emissions. 80 percent of all respondents considered renewable aviation fuel an interesting or very interesting option, as it has a concrete impact on emissions where they are […]

Grozny TPP comes onstream

Grozny TPP comes onstream

December 21, 2018 No Comments

A commissioning ceremony for Power Unit No. 1 of the Grozny Thermal Power Plant (TPP) took place today in Grozny. Taking part in the event were Valery Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexander Matovnikov, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District, Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic, Denis Fyodorov, […]

Pyrolysis Oil Market Review

Pyrolysis Oil Market Review

November 23, 2018 No Comments

Pyrolysis oil, also known as bio-crude or bio-oil, is primarily a synthetic fuel that is manufactured as alternative for petroleum. Pyrolysis oil often contains different levels of oxygen that can be considered as a hydrocarbon. Owing to this oxygen presence, pyrolysis oil is non-corrosive, non volatile, offers thermal instability, tends to polymerize when exposed to […]

Native Americans Fighting Fossil Fuels

Native Americans Fighting Fossil Fuels

April 10, 2018 No Comments

Indigenous people are rejecting oil, coal and gas extraction in favor of renewable energy to save their land, increase employment and fight global warming reports Scientific American Tribal sovereignty has been consistently undermined by fossil-fuel development, as evidenced by the Trump administration’s recent unleashing of two million formerly protected acres in Bears Ears National Monument […]

At least a 100 global cities get majority of electricity from renewables

At least a 100 global cities get majority of electricity from renewables

April 4, 2018 No Comments

Cities are increasingly reporting that they are powered by renewable electricity, according to data published by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) . The global environmental impact non-profit CDP, holds information from over 570 of the world’s cities and names over 100 now getting at least 70% of their electricity from renewable sources such as hydro, geothermal, […]

NGOs want Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project scrapped

NGOs want Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project scrapped

March 28, 2018 No Comments

The Nigeria-Morocco project would be the continuation of the West African Gas Pipeline – which links Nigeria to Ghana through Benin and Togo – to run 5000 km from Nigeria to Morocco. It would cost an estimated US$20 billion, serve 12 African countries and approximately 300 million potential consumers. The project was first announced following […]

U.S. and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research in Clean Fossil Fuels

U.S. and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research in Clean Fossil Fuels

December 12, 2017 No Comments

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was received by H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, during his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The two parties discussed means to enhance the relations between the two countries in the energy fields, including cooperation opportunities in clean energy. In this […]

Coal-fired Thermal Power Plants

Coal-fired Thermal Power Plants

July 13, 2017 No Comments

TEPCO FP and MHPS Confirm Efficacy of Jointly Developed Advanced Fault Detection Model for Coal-fired Thermal Power Plants TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc. and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) have confirmed the efficacy of an advanced fault detection model they designed for TEPCO FP’s Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station in Ibaraki Prefecture. The confirmation follows […]

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