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2013-05-03 12:21:11

STOCKHOLM, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Connode AB  has reached an agreement to deliver Connode wireless mesh communication solution as a core component in Swedish utility Vattenfall Heat Sweden Operations' deployment of remote heat meters in the Uppsala region in Sweden. Vattenfall Heat Sweden Operations is a subsidiary of Vattenfall, a leading utility company in Northern Europe. Some 8000 heat meters using Connode M-Bus enabled Wireless communication...

2013-04-24 23:19:55

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Capture and Storage markets. The worldwide CO2 capture and storage capacity is projected to reach 56 million tonnes by 2018, driven by increasing pressure to control emissions of greenhouse gasses, political will to achieve emission targets, and growing government support for CCS projects. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Capture and Storage...

2012-09-10 23:03:50

The CEOs of the world´s leading tidal device developers have committed to continued collaboration at the major industry meeting point this November. LONDON (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 CEOs from Atlantis Resources Corporation, Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, Marine Current Turbines, Tidal Generation (Rolls Royce) and Voith Hydro Ocean Current Technologies have again committed in 2012 to help push forward the tidal energy industry by continued collaboration and information sharing. They will be...

2012-08-03 23:03:14

Have we just witnessed Britain simply not wake up early enough to take the lead on offshore wind construction? Or is Germany just making proactive strides to get the edge on those late Brits? LONDON (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 More than 20 offshore wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and three more in the Baltic, all outside the 12 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Inside the EEZ, four wind parks have been approved in the North Sea and two in the Baltic. In total, there...

2012-07-20 23:00:54

Roughly 90% of global offshore wind capacity comes from Europe, with the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany at the forefront. London (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Developments progressed slower in 2011 than in 2010 with only 788.1 MW of additional offshore wind capacity installed as opposed to 1139.9 MW in 2010, leading to a total capacity of 3820.1 MW, as reported by Wind Energy Update. The projects, as reported by Wind Energy Update, which are adding to this include the Walney I, Walney II,...

2012-06-18 02:22:28

STOCKHOLM, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Eckerberg has been appointed the new Managing Director of Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB). He will continue the company's successful work in the safe management of spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120618/538139 ) The Board of SKB has today appointed Christopher Eckerberg as its new Managing Director. He succeeds Claes Thegerstrom on 1...

Fish Thriving Around Wind Farms
2012-04-11 03:53:17

The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number. As work is just beginning on Denmark's newest and so far largest offshore wind farm off the island of Anholt, comes some hopefully good news for all fish in the area. A new report from the Danish wind-park Horns Rev 1, one of the world's largest...

2012-04-10 02:23:26

BRUSSELS, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The European wind power industry's contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020. The sector has been proven to be a powerful motor against economic slowdown in Europe. This will be shown on Monday 16 April 2012, as the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) presents its latest report "Green...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Wind Energy Update reports it takes approximately 4 years and about £1000 per KW installed to develop a project in shallow waters (5-10m deep) in the offshore wind industry. The cost to ensure such a development depends on several factors and can account for as much as 20 per cent of the developers´ budget. London, UK (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Wind Energy Update reports the reason behind these high numbers can be found in the complex offshore supply chain and logistics [the sheer...

2012-01-30 07:30:00

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a company in the Cleantech sector as an emission reduction and renewable energy project integrator, is pleased to announce that Vattenfall Energy Trading, the trading unit of one of Europe's biggest power and heat producers ("Vattenfall"), has signed an emissions reduction purchase agreement ("ERPA") with the Company's subsidiary, Puresphere Ltd., to purchase...