Latest Vattenfall Stories

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...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Tidal Today reports the tidal industry moves towards full scale multi megawatt arrays, one of the main challenges facing the sector is lowering projects overheads. London (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The key is to ensure R&D investment looks at the overall infrastructure and practical mechanics of project installation and operation and maintenance regimes rather than development of turbine technologies in isolation, as reported by Tidal Today. Jon Harman at Tidal Today reports "What...

2011-08-05 16:11:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "The Hydropower Market 2011-2021" by Visiongain (For more information: http://www.giiresearch.com/report/kt206581-hydropower-market-2011-2021.html). One-sixth of the world's electricity is currently generated by hydropower. Hydropower, a low-carbon energy source, is likely to play an increasingly significant role in the future of the global energy supply as the world inevitably...

2011-06-02 12:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its joint venture MATGAS, a strategic alliance between Carburos Metalicos -- part of the Air Products Group, the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). To mark the event, MATGAS held an International Symposium on Energy, Sustainability and the Environment on June 1st and 2nd at its facilities in Barcelona. Over the two...

2011-05-26 10:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today it has signed agreements with Valero Energy Corporation and Denbury Onshore, LLC to proceed with a planned carbon capture and sequestration project in Port Arthur, Texas. The carbon dioxide (CO2) to be captured by Air Products will be delivered by Air Products via a pipeline owned by Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas to Denbury Onshore beginning in late 2012. The CO2 will be used by Denbury Onshore in...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter Corporation, a leader in Smart Grid management software, today announced that Vattenfall Finland has received eMeter's 2011 Innovation Award. Vattenfall is Europe's fifth largest generator of electricity and the largest producer of heat. Vattenfall's core markets are Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. Vattenfall also operates in United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium, Denmark and Finland. The operations mainly involve power generation,...

2011-05-05 13:05:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced its proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, purification and compression system at Vattenfall AB's research and development facility in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany is onstream and performing a key role in the world's premier demonstration of oxyfuel carbon capture. Vattenfall, one of Europe's leading energy companies, held an inaugural ceremony today at the facility which hosts what is viewed globally as...

2011-03-17 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has named DDB as its European Creative Agency Network, following a six-month pitch. DDB will begin working with Vattenfall as of April 1 and will work in partnership with Vattenfall's newly appointed media partner, IUM. The business will be led out of DDB Stockholm, with hubs in Germany and the Netherlands, and will also service the markets in Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Poland and the UK. Other finalists in the...

2011-02-26 00:00:27

New on this year's agenda for 2nd Biomass Trade & Power is a site visit to Topell Energy's first commercial torrefaction plant & an exclusive networking reception sponsored by City of Rotterdam. Supported by several renowned organizations including Port of Rotterdam Authority, the conference is a unique opportunity to hear directly from top tier biomass industry leaders. Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 CMT's 2nd Biomass Trade & Power conference has...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'