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2014-09-22 08:22:53

ARNHEM, the Netherlands, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Growing number of offshore wind farms being built farther from shore increase need for reliable measures for the use of HVDC transmission systems - DNV GL's new recommended practice on technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies provides a means for managing technology risks and facilitating a faster, more efficient and more reliable deployment of...

2014-05-22 23:05:47

Westinghouse Electric Company was selected by Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries and related engineering services for three of their reactors. BRUSSELS (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries and related engineering services for three of their reactors: Forsmark 3, Ringhals 3 and Ringhals 4. The...

2014-05-20 12:25:00

Smart Grid Gotland to allow customers to control consumption based on energy prices and help utility meet European Union carbon emission reduction targets BARCELONA, Spain, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VENTYX WORLD -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it is joining an innovative initiative to create one of the world's smartest electricity networks, part of a development project entitled Smart Grid Gotland. As part of the project, Ventyx will deploy a comprehensive Distribution...

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,...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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