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Fortum Buys Stake in Wave Power Startup

  Finland's top utility, state-controlled Fortum, on Monday said it has acquired a 14 percent stake in Finnish wave energy developer Wello. Wello has developed

Cavernous Swiss Power Plant Undermined by Renewable Energy

  Deep in a Swiss mountain, workers have blasted out a cathedral-sized hole for a power plant that will help keep Europe's lights on, but the profit outlook for the 1.

China's National Carbon Market to Start in 2016

   China plans to roll out its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, an official said Sunday, adding that the government is close to finalising rules

Fukushima Fallout: Resentment Grows

   Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since

Professor Wins $200,000 Offshore Suction Pile Contract

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology apprises that  professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,

Frost & Sullivan’s Excellence Awards 2014 recognises 18 companies

   Frost & Sullivan held its inaugural New Zealand Excellence Awards on 28 August 2014 at Villa Maria, presenting a total of 18 awards to companies across the industries of Food,

Voith Schneider Propellers Drive Double-ended Ferry MS Frisia IV

  Ferries operated by Norden-Frisia AG have been serving the East Frisian island of Norderney for many decades. Navigation in these coastal waters poses special

Chinese Solar Company to Buy Germany's SAG Solarstrom

   German solar firm SAG Solarstrom AG, which filed for insolvency late last year, said on Saturday it agreed to be acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic International for 65 million euros ($85 million).

VIKING Saatsea Puts Crew Training in its Place

VIKING Saatsea will be at SMM 2014 to showcase the revolution it has brought about in crew training – moving everything on board to cut costs, speed up certification,

Brazil Presidential Candidate Silva Moots Price on Carbon

  Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva plans to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions and implement a national carbon market if elected, according to policy proposals released on Friday.

Kalmar to Supply 4 RTGs to Super Terminais, Brazil

  Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will deliver four E-One2 Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil. The 8 million USD order

Too Eager to Drill for Arctic Oil - Greenpeace

  Greenpeace's ship, the Esperanza, is still on station in the Arctic to expose renewed Norwegian efforts to drill for oil in this pristine environment. Last

Why the Shale Revolution Is Not about to End

Doubts about the sustainability of the North American oil and gas boom centre on rapidly declining output from many shale wells after they are initially drilled.

20 Coral Species Added to Threatened List

NOAA announced it will afford Endangered Species Act protections to 20 coral species. All 20 species will be listed as threatened, none as endangered. Fifteen of

Can the Green Approach to Shipping be Profitable?

In recent times, growing concern about the state of the world’s oceans and the impact that shipping has on quality of the air has led to ever more legislation on emissions.

Indian Coal Stocks Lowest Since 2012 Blackouts

State-run Coal India unable to meet rising demand; Fall in hydro power adding to grid problems. Half of India's thermal power stations have less than a week's supply of coal on hand,

BMT WBM to Showcase TUFLOW at World Bank Seminar

BMT WBM ( (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, a leading international engineering and risk management consultancy, is delighted to announce that it will be presenting

Long Beach Cargo Operations Resume

Repair work begins after storm surges subsides The Port of Long Beach resumed full cargo-handling operations Thursday, Aug. 28, after a lessening of storm surges

Sunscreen Ingredients Might Harm Marine Life

New study finds nanosunscreens toxic to base of ocean food chain A new study published in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Environmental Science and

Restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary

Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers,

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