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    • EigenTherm Solar to Deliver Low Cost Solar Electricity 24/7

      by Tina Olivero

      EigenTherm Solar, Inc. is the latest venture from power conversion industry technologist, inventor, holder of dozens of U.S. and foreign patents, and Ideal Power Founder Bill Alexander. EigenTherm Solar is a concentrated solar power company that has introduced a revolutionary solar thermal collector technology – the FlexForm Collector. The global concentrated solar power (CSP) market […]

    • Partnership: IKEA & Neste for a fossil-free future

      by Tina Olivero

      IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally. IKEA wants […]

    • Digitization Can Decrease Production Cost

      by Tina Olivero

      Energy producers expected to do more with less while focusing on the environment. After a prolonged period of oversupply and low prices, Canadian oil and gas producers are turning to technology to reduce production costs by 10% to 20%, according to PwC Canada’s new report Energy Visions: Decade of disruption, launched today in Calgary at the […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • Monsoons: Impacting Wind Energy Viability

      by Tina Olivero

      Indian monsoon wind speeds continue 20-year decline, but the impact on wind energy industry is mixed across regions Wind speeds during India’s annual monsoon season have fallen by as much as 9% over the past two decades, with three of the past four years also below average. This is according to research by Vaisala, a […]

    • IRENA: Renewable Energy Goal Is A 70% Increase

      by Tina Olivero

      Upgrades to Panama’s regulatory environment and power system management are critical to achieving the renewable energy goals set out in the country’s National Energy Plan, per a Renewables Readiness Assessment Panama report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report was launched at a high-level event in Panama City today and presented to […]

    • TECH ADVANCE: Reduce light pollution

      by Tina Olivero

      Leading meteorological specialist Biral, alongside a local aviation warning light manufacturer, has won the first wind turbine project in Canada to incorporate automatic warning light dimming using visibility sensors. The Mont Sainte-Marguerite (MSM) wind farm in Quebec, has installed technology which has been in use across much of Europe for many years and greatly reduces […]

    • 4 Minutes: That’s all the time you have to rescue a worker in a confined space!

      by Tina Olivero

      ENVIROMED EnviroMed’s CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about technology and where it’s taking the world of safety for industrial type companies. He says, “Things are advancing so fast that we now have entirely new standards for keeping our people safe with exponential advances in tracking and monitoring, gas detection and confined […]

    • Some Canadian provinces have already met their 2030 GHG emissions targets

      by Tina Olivero

      This article has been submitted by the National Energy Board Release date: 2017-07-05 Under the Paris Agreement, Canada committed to reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030, or a target of 523 megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (Mt CO2e). In 2015, Canada’s total GHG emissions were 722 Mt CO2e, which implies that Canada must […]

    • Gradiant Expands to fulfil the Oilfield Services Niche

      by Tina Olivero

      Gradiant, an industrial grade solution provider in the context of water solutions, has recently launched a fully owned subsidiary firm for handling Oilfield services. Named Gradiant Energy Services (GES), with this new company, Gradiant hopes to introduce new and innovative energy efficient practices into the water recycling practices in the Oilfield sector. With environmental concerns […]

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