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New Service for Offshore Blade Inspections

Sep 24, 2018

WTG blade assessments are usually costly and time consuming. EWPL Ocean aggregates tasks and wind turbines in scope for blade assessment into its service train and can offer this service at an attractive price, with no weather risk.ESVAGT said it has joined forces with Wind Power Lab…

Big Oil Pledges to Slash Potent Greenhouse Gas Emission

Sep 24, 2018

A group of the world's top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change.The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which U.S. giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron joined recently…

NRCAN Grant Triggers Major Investment in the Bay of Fundy

Sep 21, 2018

The next wave of tidal energy development at the FORCE facility in the Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia has been triggered by a substantial grant of $29,750,000 under the Emerging Renewable Power Program (ERPP) from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)…

Trump Administration Proposes Rolling Back Obama's Clean Power Plan

Aug 21, 2018

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed replacing the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's regulatory efforts to combat climate change.The proposal released by the Environmental Protection Agency is now open for a public comment period…

Bay State Wind Revises Turbine Layout

Aug 13, 2018

Bay State Wind, an offshore wind joint venture between developer Ørsted and New England electric transmission company Eversource, announced a significant change to its proposed wind farm layout in response to feedback from fishermen and community members…

Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Aug 03, 2018

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years…

Sinovel Fined for AMSC Trade Secret Theft

Jul 06, 2018

A U.S. judge ordered Sinovel Wind Group Co Ltd, a Chinese wind turbine maker, to pay a $1.5 million fine after the company was convicted and charged for stealing trade secrets from Massachusetts-based AMSC. U.S. District Judge James Peterson in Madison…

China's Ethanol Push in Doubt as U.S. Trade Dispute Widens

Jul 05, 2018

Beijing slows approval process for new ethanol plants; ationwide roll-out of E10 fuel by 2020 in doubt. China's ambitious push to use biofuel in cars nationwide by 2020 is in doubt amid concerns about supplies of raw material such as corn…

China Keeps LNG off Tariff List - for Now

Jul 05, 2018

China embroiled in festering trade dispute with United States even as Chinese imports of U.S. LNG expected to surge -Morgan Stanley. China's omission of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its vast list of U.S. products that face hefty import…

Taiwan to Purchase LNG from U.S. Producer

Jul 02, 2018

Taiwan's CPC Corp on Monday announced a preliminary deal to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from U.S. producer Cheniere Energy for 25-years, according to a statement. CPC, a major importer of LNG, signed a Heads of Agreement to purchase 2 million tonnes of LNG annually from Cheniere…

DNV GL Unveils Renewable Energy Data Platform

Jun 21, 2018

DNV GL is launching GPM Horizon, a data monitoring platform with full integration of current and future renewable energy systems including solar PV, wind and energy storage assets. GPM Horizon enables future-proof fleet management by bringing…

Coal Soars on Rising Demand from Asia

Jun 07, 2018

Coal prices in Asia are being driven to multi-year highs by a rare combination of simultaneous demand growth in the region's top four importers.Depending on the price used, thermal coal is either close to a two-year high or near the strongest in six years as China…

New LNG Contract Framework to Spur 'Oil-like' Trading Model

Jun 07, 2018

Introduction of GTC contracts could spur trading, cut costs; traders say existing system inefficient and tedious. A new umbrella contract meant to streamline trading of liquefied natural gas (LNG), bogged down in red tape and wrangling over terms…

China to take action against 'uncontrolled' hydro on Yangtze

May 30, 2018

China's has urged local governments along the Yangtze river to survey the environmental damage done by the 'uncontrolled' development of small-scale hydropower, warning that some plants could be closed, according to a government notice on Wednesday…

Total to get 10 pct in Russia's Arctic LNG-2 Project

May 24, 2018

French energy major Total will get a 10 percent stake in the future Arctic LNG-2 project led by Novatek, Novatek Chief Executive Leonid Mikhelson said on Thursday. The entire project has been valued at $25.5 billion, Mikhelson told reporters…

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