Environmental

Steep Fall in Wind Output lifts Spot Prices

A steep fall in wind generation in the region lifted central European power prices on Monday, traders said as an 858 megawatt reactor in Poland returned to the

Countries, Companies Mobilize Around Carbon Pricing Ahead of UN Summit

The World Bank will say Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon

Day Ahead Price Up on Wind Lull, Curve Down

A sharp decline in wind power capacity on Monday boosted European prompt power prices for the day ahead, traders said, adding that renewable power supply would pick up later in the week.

Siemens Buying Dresser-Rand, Shale Boom Beckons

Bids $83 per share in agreed deal, biggest in its history. Sells stake in household appliance JV for 3 bln euros; Sulzer withdraws from contest. Germany's Siemens has agreed to buy U.

Barclays Investing $1.6 bln in Green Bonds

Current portfolio of green bond investments at 430 mln stg; green bonds raise capital for low-carbon investments. Barclays will invest at least 1 billion pounds ($1.

Israeli Solar Firm Looks to Operate 24/7

Promises more effective heat storage than current methods. Company expects quick market penetration; says can match fossil fuel-fired power plants on price. An Israeli solar power company,

Slovakia: Russia Gas Deliveries 20 PCT Short

Deliveries of Russian natural gas to Slovak importer SPP were about 20 percent below requested amounts on Monday, the importer said. Slovakia, Poland, Austria

Philanthropies, Investors pledge $50bln Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of

MHPS's DeNOx System For Power Plant in Poland

  Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has received an order from ENEA Wytwarzanie S.A., a power producer in Poland, for two sets of selective catalytic reduction

Voith Hydropower Equipment for Thailand's Storage Plant

  Voith has been awarded a new contract to supply the complete electromechanical equipment for a pumped storage power plant in Thailand. The order for the extension

HERCULES-2 Phoenix Rises from the Ashes

Wärtsilä Corporation advises that the HERCULES R&D programme to develop large engine technologies, which was initiated in 2004 as a joint vision by the two major European engine manufacturing groups,

Teleperformance Commended by Frost & Sullivan

Based on its recent analysis of the Latin American contact center outsourcing services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Teleperformance with the 2014 Latin America

WWll Liberty Ship Spills Oil

The Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel are investigating a fuel spill that occurred near Pier 45 at Fishman’s Wharf in the San Francisco Bay,

Navy, Other Agencies, Award Bio-refinery Contracts to 3 Firms

As part of a 2011 Presidential directive, the Departments of Navy, Energy, and Agriculture have announced that three companies have been awarded contracts to construct

FERC Update for Magnolia LNG Project

  Liquefied Natural Gas Limited announces that its 100% subsidiary, Magnolia LNG achieved two significant milestones this past week in progressing its pending

Bald Eagle Rescued from River by Coast Guard Crew

 A Coast Guard crew from Station Saginaw River, Michigan recently rescued a juvenile bald eagle from the Saginaw River. The eagle was reported to watchstanders

Significant Progress on Perth Wave Energy Project

  Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has provided an update on the recent progress of the Perth Wave Energy Project. Carnegie has made significant

Ban Launches UN Ebola Response Mission

  IMO Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has officially established the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response and has instructed the advance teams for

David Palacios is Director of Quality, Environment & Safety, SENER

  The engineering and technology group SENER has brought together its Quality, Environment and Safety divisions into one unified Department. The move aims to reorganize

Ban Welcomes Leonardo DiCaprio as UN Messenger of Peace

   As the eyes of the world turn to New York City, where thousands of people are expected to gather today for a massive march in advance of a United Nations climate summit,

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