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Spot Falls on Stronger Wind, Solar, Lower German Demand

Central European day-ahead power prices fell on Thursday on forecasts for stronger wind and solar power generation, traders said. On regional exchanges, electricity

Unlocking Seabed Secrets with Underwater Robots

From September 22 to October 13, 2014, the NATO Research Vessel Alliance is conducting the Multinational AutoNomy Experiment (MANEX ‘14) along the Ligurian coast

Renewable Energy Department at ClassNK

  Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda of ClassNK announced the establishment of a new Renewable Energy Department. This new department which began operations

NAVTOR, AWT Agreement Marks Next Step in E-navigation

NAVTOR has signed an agreement with maritime weather routing specialist Applied Weather Technology (AWT) that will see the two companies integrating their services

Project Launched to Combat External Onshore-Pipeline Corrosion

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is a serious threat to the integrity of onshore transmission pipelines and can lead to unexpected failures. Despite advances in understanding,

France to Spend $1.1b on Green Tax Rebates

French tax rebates on home insulation and other energy saving investments for households will cost the state 930 million euros ($1.17 billion) in the next two years,

E.ON Seeks Compensation for Nuclear Moratorium

German utility E.ON has filed a lawsuit seeking 380 million euros ($479 million) in damages caused by a government moratorium on nuclear production after the Fukushima disaster in 2011.

IEA Hails Launch of Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Canada’s Boundary Dam is reported to be the world’s first large-scale power station to trap CO2.   The International Energy Agency (IEA)  welcomed the launch

Emissions Scrubber Receives Class Approval

Langh Ship received final class approval from Germanischer Lloyd for its exhaust gas cleaning system on m/s Laura (pictured), a 1996-built a 6,500 DWT general cargo

Enbridge: New Bakken Pipeline Delayed Until 2017

Enbridge Inc said on Tuesday it does not expect its planned Sandpiper oil pipeline taking crude from the Bakken oilfield to its mainline system to be in service until 2017,

‘Green’ Hybrid-powered Research Vessel Christened

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk christened a larger, “greener” new research vessel on Friday, September 26 in preparation for launching a new era in examining,

Europe LNG Terminal Capacity Seen Ample if Russian Gas Flows Stop

Large unused liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity could be brought to play should the row between Russia and Ukraine disrupt flows of pipeline gas to the West this winter,

UAE Firm to Build Egypt's First Coal-Fired Power Plant

An Abu Dhabi-based private firm is leading a consortium to build Egypt's first coal-fired power plant in the Suez area to meet the country's acute power shortage,

Spot up on Less Nuclear, Renewables

Less nuclear and thermal supply along with low wind and solar generation levels in the region lifted central European spot prices on Tuesday, traders said. On regional exchanges,

Energy, Manufacturing to Lead Obama, Modi Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday plan to discuss issues ranging from manufacturing to sanitation as the two leaders aim to deepen ties.

Trident Alliance Welcomes New Members

Trident Alliance, the shipping industry initiative for fair competition through robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations, explores solution initiatives and welcomes four new members.

Report: Value of Clean Energy Products Rising

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation, a supplier of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Seawater Air  Conditioning (SWAC) Systems worldwide, announced that Harbinger Research,

Cove Point LNG Export Facility Gets US FERC Approval

 U.S. federal regulators on Monday approved construction of Dominion Resources Inc's liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point, Maryland. Cove Point is the fourth U.

Shipping's GHG Emissions Down

The total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been over 20% lower in 2012 than in 2007, according to "London Matters

OC Selects Siemens Blue Drive PLUSC Propulsion Solution

Siemens Blue Drive PLUSC Low Voltage Propulsion Solution providing reliability, Safety, increased fuel efficiency, reduced greenhouse gas emissions (Methane, NOX

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