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Renewables overtake coal as Germany's main energy source

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FRANKFURT: Renewables overtook coal as Germany's main source of energy for the first time last year, accounting for just over 40 per cent of electricity production, research showed on Thursday. The shift marks progress as Europe's biggest ec...

Geothermal Drilling: High-power laser weakens and fractures hard rock

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Scientists from the Fraunhofer IPT have joined forces with partners in the "LaserJetDrilling" research project and successfully tested this technique in field trials. Aachen, February 14, 2019  – Geothermal heat is a renewable e...

US Clean Energy Jobs Grow 3.6% to Nearly 3.3 Million

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Energy efficiency added the most new jobs in 2018 across all energy sectors – Top 10 States: Calif, Texas., Fla., N.Y., Mich., Ill., Mass., Ohio., N.C., Va. Washington, DC – (March 13, 2019) – Nearly 3.3 million Americans now work ...

‘The penetration of energy efficient motors remains low in India’

industrialautomationindia.in > Interviews > ‘The penetration of energy efficient motors remains low in India’

Interview with P L Muthusekkar as Managing Director at NORD Drivesystems Pvt Ltd. In spite of government mandate, the industry still has a huge number of old motors. What prevents users from switching over to energy efficient motors? Energy efficie...

Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal marks an for the Nordic region

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The Tornio Manga LNG (liquefied natural gas) receiving terminal has been inaugurated in Tornio, northern Finland on June 11, 2019. The project was led by Manga LNG Oy, a joint venture between the Finnish companies Outokumpu Group, SSAB, Gasum Oy and ...

Austria largest self-consumption PV system

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Austria largest self-consumption PV system

Automation specialist B&R has expanded its photovoltaic system and increased its capacity from one megawatt to 1.5 megawatts. The roof of the company's headquarters in Eggelsberg is now home to Austria's largest solar power system for sel...

Siemens completes gas turbine section exchange at McWilliams plant

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Siemens completes gas turbine section exchange at McWilliams plant

The company replaced the gas turbine section (V84.2) at PowerSouth’s McWilliams power plant with a newer SGT6-2000E. Both the utility and Siemens saw this project, known as a Brownfield Engine Exchange Program, as an economically viable alter...

Wärtsilä signs 100 MW/100 MWh energy storage system project deal in South East Asia

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Wärtsilä signs 100 MW/100 MWh energy storage system project deal in South East Asia

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia. The energy storage system facility, including the Greensmi...

Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 25,000 cr in green energy

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Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 25,000 cr in green energy

New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, plans to invest Rs 25,000 crore in green energy projects, including solar and wind power plants, bio-fuels plants, and solar panels at filling stati...

Kenya has potential to become the largest green energy exporter

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Kenya has potential to become the largest green energy exporter

The Lake Turkana Wind Power project was officially launched last month, becoming the largest project of its kind on the continent and a brilliant example of Kenyan potential in the energy sector. Indeed, we are on track to fully level up green ener...