The R&D Center (Director: Satoshi Uenoyama) of Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. (President: Naofumi Negishi, hereinafter called "Sekisui Chemical") has developed a high-capacity film-type lithium-ion battery using a coating process that has simultaneously tripled its capacity (compared to other Sekisui Chemical products), increase its safety (as a result of standard safety testing, e.g. no problems with nail penetration tests or crush tests) and speeded up production by ten times (com...
Storage - Dec 4, 2013
More than 3 gigawatts of solar power has now been installed on Australian rooftops, which will produce enough energy over the next year to run Melbourne’s entire train network for more than a decade, Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green said in an address to the Energy Efficiency Council’s national conference today.
Mr Green said official Clean Energy Regulator figures this week showed more than 3 gigawatts of solar power had been installed across the country, with...
Solar - Dec 4, 2013
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
PGF Biofuels Ltd. (“PGF Biofuels”), in conjunction with Paterson Grain, and the RSB Services Foundation are pleased to announce that PGF Biofuels has received Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (“RSB”) certification for Resonance® carinata. PGF Biofuels is the first Canadian organization and only the fourth feedstock provider globally to obtain this distinguished certification.
Carinata is an oilseed crop well adapted to production in semi-arid regions with...
Bio - Dec 4, 2013
Ampair, the Dorset-based wind turbine manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Westwind, the Belfast-based wind turbine manufacturer. Ampair, with over 40-years’ experience, is the UK’s oldest manufacturer of wind turbines. Westwind relocated from Australia to the UK several years ago and now offers the widest range of MCS certified turbines of any manufacturer.
Ampair’s managing director David Sharman said “this a...
Wind - Dec 4, 2013
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD), in its first third-party acquisition, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of privately held Energy Systems Company (ESC) of Omaha, Neb., an award-winning supplier of district energy, for $120 million in cash.
“As just the second owner in ESC’s 45-year history, we have long been committed to providing reliable district energy service to our many customers in downtown Omaha”
NRG Yield intends to fund the purchase price ...
General News - Dec 3, 2013
As Canada enjoys a $350 billion "infrastructure supercycle" over the next five years, the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance -- a collective of regional and municipal economic development organizations across Ontario -- is attending Pollutec Horizons 2013 in Paris. The Alliance is inviting clean technology investments from around the world while shining a light on an $80 million win from Swiss-based ABB Ltd., the leading power and automation technology group, and its Ontario consorti...
Solar - Dec 3, 2013
SAExploration Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAEX, OTCBB:SAEXW)("SAE" or "the Company") today announced its first project award for logistical services and seismic data acquisition in Brazil, along with a new project award in Alaska for similar services. The aggregate value of these projects is approximately $40 million. SAE further announced that it recently surpassed 15,000,000 exposure hours worked without a lost-time injury.
New Project Awards
SAE plans to initiate opera...
Exploration - Dec 3, 2013
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Britain has formally backed BP's effort to overturn a US ban on the oil giant from government contracts due to the disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
In a filing Monday to a US court in Texas, the British government suggested the law may not have been applied fairly to BP.
It also warned that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ban on the company creates "harmful regulatory uncertainty" that might discourage other companies from cooperating with regulator...
Oil and Gas - Dec 3, 2013