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ROSATOM Spearheads Expertise And Knowledge Transfer Within ASEAN Countries To Develop Nuclear Industry
1/28/2015 10:38:36 AM
The Russian Corporation ROSATOM demonstrated their support for nuclear development in Malaysia and the rest of the ASEAN countries at the 6th Nuclear Power Asia Conference (NPA) that took place from January 27 to 28 in Kuala Lumpur. ROSATOM’s participation at NPA 2015 focused on engaging stakeholders and offering support for the ongoing nuclear energy development …
Energy Department Recognizes City of Roanoke, VA for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge
1/28/2015 10:32:13 AM
As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department today recognized the city of Roanoke, Virginia for its leadership. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Roanoke has committed to 20 percent savings by 2020 across more than 25 buildings, covering one million square feet. Roanoke has already achieved 16 percent …
Rolls-Royce awarded contract by EDF to supply boron measurement technology to 34 nuclear reactors in France
1/28/2015 9:00:27 AM
Rolls-Royce, in partnership with COMEX NUCLEAIRE, has been awarded a contract to supply boron measurement systems for the entire fleet of 900MW nuclear reactors in France owned and operated by EDF Group. Rolls-Royce boron meter technology, known as Boronline, complies with the latest French safety regulations. It provides real-time data on boron concentration levels in the …
Why Supporting Renewable Energy in Australia Will Save Both Money and the Environment: Geelong Solar Power Company Reveals
1/27/2015 7:38:38 PM
VICTORIA, Australia January 2015 – When Tony Abbot took his seat as Australian Prime Minister in September 2013, the Liberal Party took a conscious step away from prioritising climate change on the political agenda and backing the Renewable Energy Target scheme ( RET scheme ). Since then, it has become increasingly clear that the coalition is hesitant to support …
About Nigeria highlights Goodluck Jonathan’s achievements in Nigeria’s Power Sector
1/27/2015 10:54:26 AM
About Nigeria has recently highlighted Goodluck Jonathan’s achievements in Nigeria’s Power Sector, some of which have been featured in various national and international media. In September 2013, Jonathan successfully handed over ownership of PHCN, where ownership was bought by private buyers, completing one of the final stages of a privatisation process meant to put an …
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
1/26/2015 4:17:50 PM
Neste Oil has been selected for the ninth time for inclusion in The Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2015, the company ranks 31st on the list. The top position in the 2015 list of most sustainable corporations is held by an American biotechnology company Biogen Idec. In addition to Neste Oil, the list includes four other Finnish companies.  "I’m …
Praxair Awarded NASA Contract; Will Supply Hydrogen to Space Programs
1/26/2015 12:21:14 PM
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), North America’s largest industrial gases manufacturer and largest liquid hydrogen producer, has been awarded NASA’s agency-wide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen contract. Praxair’s hydrogen supply network will serve four NASA sites, including Stennis Space Center, Mississippi; Kennedy Space Center, Florida; Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama; and …
Schneider Electric ranks 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
1/26/2015 10:27:01 AM
Schneider Electric announces it ranks 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ("Global 100") Index. The index has been released by Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, on January 21st.   Companies ranked in the Global 100 index are the top sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors, …
Total Signs First Global Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union
1/23/2015 12:21:22 PM
Total strengthens its commitment as a responsible employer by signing a global agreement today with international union federation IndustriALL Global Union, which represents more than 50 million workers in 140 countries in the energy, mining and manufacturing sectors. Signed in Davos, Switzerland by Patrick Pouyanné, Chief Executive Officer of Total, and Jyrki Raina, General …
Aker Solutions Wins Five-Year EPMA Work at Johan Sverdrup Field
Aker Solutions Wins Five-Year EPMA Work at Johan Sverdrup Field
1/23/2015 11:27:19 AM
Aker Solutions will provide engineering, procurement and management assistance services for five years at the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup development in the Norwegian North Sea. The EPMA work, valued at NOK 4.5 billion, is part of a 10-year framework accord announced in December 2013 and comes after Statoil decided to exercise an option. The assignment will last …
Schneider Electric and Autodesk collaborate to enhance current practices for building life cycle management
1/22/2015 9:54:59 AM
  Schneider Electric , the global specialist in energy management and  Autodesk Inc.  ;(NASDAQ: ADSK), a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and services, announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding. According to this agreement, Schneider Electric and Autodesk plan to collaborate to enhance current practices for building lifecycle …
Fortum launches its first Greenfield Solar project in India
1/21/2015 11:58:22 AM
Fortum has today launched a greenfield solar PV plant in Madhya Pradesh, India. This solar plant is Fortum’s second solar energy project in the country. The 10 MW (AC) solar plant shall offset more than 18000 tonnes of CO2 emissions equivalent annually. “Fortum believes in responsible energy production focusing on low emissions, high resource efficiency and security of …
Chevron and SK LNG Trading Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement
Chevron and SK LNG Trading Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement
1/21/2015 11:10:30 AM
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced its Australian subsidiaries have signed a binding Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with SK LNG Trading Pte Ltd (SK). Under the SPA, SK LNG Trading, which is part of a leading industrial conglomerate in South Korea, will receive 4.15 million tons of LNG over a five-year period starting in 2017. During the time of this …
Pradeep Saha Appointed President and CEO of Horsburgh & Scott
Pradeep Saha Appointed President and CEO of Horsburgh & Scott
1/20/2015 2:02:04 PM
Cleveland, OH:  Horsburgh & Scott, the world leader in large gear manufacturing, has announced that Pradeep Saha has been promoted to President and CEO. Saha previously served as the company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where in 2014 he successfully increased sales by 20 percent, developed a new marketing strategy, implemented a disciplined CRM process, and …
ScottMadden to Release Winter 2015 Energy Industry Update
1/20/2015 1:23:27 PM
ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, will soon release its latest edition of the Energy Industry Update, a report received by more than 10,000 industry leaders nationwide. Themed “Changes: Turn and Face the Strange,” this highly anticipated semi-annual report will feature ScottMadden’s perspective on significant events and emerging trends …
Voith Ships 320 ton Runner to Belo Monte Hydropower Plant in Brazil
1/20/2015 12:35:41 PM
The largest runner ever produced by Voith Hydro in Latin America was shipped to the hydropower plant Belo Monte this week. A 12-axle trailer left Voith Hydro’s manufacturing shop in Manaus, Brazil, transporting a 320 ton runner, impressive for its size – 8.5 meters in diameter and 5 meters tall –, the runner is heading to the Belo Monte hydropower plant. After a short trip of …
Panasonic Receives the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015
Panasonic Receives the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015
1/20/2015 10:20:24 AM
Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has received the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015, an award established by the United Arab Emirates government and managed by Masdar, for the Large Corporation category. His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future …
Japan: Air Liquide completes the construction of the first public-use hydrogen filling stations in Nagoya and Toyota
1/19/2015 1:06:59 PM
Today, Air Liquide held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of two hydrogen filling stations in the cities of Nagoya and Toyota, located in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan. These two hydrogen filling stations are the first public-use hydrogen filling stations for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles in the central Nagoya area and in Toyota City , respectively. They will make it …
World Bank Group, International Hydropower Association Promote Sustainable Hydropower Development in Myanmar
1/19/2015 10:32:59 AM
The World Bank Group and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) are helping Myanmar develop a more sustainable hydropower sector by promoting best practices in technical, environmental, and social standards. A sustainable hydropower sector will help mitigate environmental and social risks while realizing the country’s huge energy potential, contributing to economic …
Duke Energy announces contributions totaling $25,000 to Northern Kentucky emergency management agencies
1/19/2015 10:29:20 AM
Duke Energy today announced contributions of $5,000 each to Northern Kentucky Emergency Management Agencies from Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Grant and Pendleton counties. Agency teams in these counties, all located within Duke Energy’s service territory, often work closely with the company in various ways throughout the year, including during storm restoration efforts and …