Today investment in renewables projects is no longer looked at as an eccentric thing to do. Increasingly, not investing in such projects is seen as eccentric. Here are a few examples of planned and proposed renewable energy projects in various parts of the world. If these projects prove bankable and […]
The Amazon rainforest is home to 11,676 known species of trees and is larger than the rain forests of the Congo Basin and Indonesia combined… To help restore some of the 29.6 million acres of Brazil’s rainforest, a multimillion-dollar initiative, “ the largest tropical reforestation project in history” aims to plant 73 million new trees on […]
In Europe, offshore wind farms have traditionally been built in the shallow watersof the North Sea and the Mediterranean. Until recently, it was too expensiveand difficult to build offshore wind farms in deeper waters. However, due tothe ground breaking work of various technologists and engineers, a new solution has been […]
Crude prices have suffered their steepest and fastest fall in a decade. The Brent crude price has fallen to just $58.68 per barrel from $86.70 at beginning of October, a decline of a third. The price of crude is determined primarily by actual and prospective supply-and-demand factors and secondarily by […]
China is the world’s second largest importer of LNG after Japan and an important customer for U.S. LNG. For example, this year between January and August, China purchased 1.6 of the 14.9 million tonnes of U.S. LNG, according to Thomson Reuters’ data, but Sept. 24 marked the start of President […]
World trade heavily depends on the global shipping industry. The maritime sector accounts for 90% of the movement of world freight. The companies ranked in this list of shipping fleets are based on their TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) capacity. A TEU is a measure of the number of standard sized […]
Even today, gas from the North and Irish Sea supplies almost half of the UK’s needs leaving the lion’s share to imports via 4 pipelines fromEurope and Norway and some 9 percent to LNG tankers. 80 percent of the UK’s 25 million homes are powered by gas, one quarter of […]
The GCC states are facing up to the challenge of combining energy diversity with security
Editing, researching and content generation about issues related to maritime industry Download the latest edition of Marine and Offshore Technology to read online in emagazine format. All Marine and Offshore technology editions are published in bilingual format and contain the latest news and technology for the Marine and Offshore industry […]
Here is a list of some of the work I have completed for a few of my clients in a variety of formats in October 2018. Eniday What lessons can the world learn as Norway’s as it moves towards an renewable future energy future? We know that to keep our […]
According to the Australia Institute, the country has 3,000 operational mines but over 60,000 abandoned or orphaned mines.
According to new research, energy suppliers are underestimating the long-term effects that climate change is likely to have on future power demands. The research was published in the September edition of the academic journal Risk Analysis in September 2018. Sayanti Mukherjee, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Buffalo, […]
There are proposals being studied by the Chinese power sector to develop a transcontinental power network that word link China with markets in not only in Central Asia but even Europe.
The drive for cost savings and efficiency improvements is an important goal to operators in a marine industry that is still reeling from a downturn in the market. Since the advent of the digital era, many suppliers have expounded that shipowners need to invest in digital systems, data analytics and machine learning if they are serious about being key players in the marine industry in the future.
Across the world, we are seeing an increasing number of plans by countries to phase out in the coming years use of diesel in transport onshore. Now people are asking, with shipping, if electricity could replace diesel, especially with the prospect of the introduction of tougher emission standards over the […]
New types of engine Today, owners are looking for new ways to improve their power systems so that they cost less to operate and are more environmentally friendly. One solution that many operators are considering is the adding of a battery or energy storage system to provide hybrid power to […]
Energy plays an important part in the economies that make up this mega region of 55 million made up of two sub regions, the New England and the Mid Atlantic. Although, this mega region is mostly rural, it contains important cities as Boston in the North, New York in the […]
The International Finance Corporation‘s (IFC) Scaling Solar procurement program is developing over 1,000 megawatts of solar power in four African countries – Zambia, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Senegal. Part of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provides financial and advisory support to Africa’s governments, utilities and independent power producers (IPPs) to develop solar power […]
Here is an update of some of the business writing and work, I have completed for various clients during the month of September. This includes a range of my business research and business writing services for clients. To find out more click here. Block.one Creation of three ghost written articles […]
In little more than two decades, scientists and technologists have evolved a global, renewable-energy industry capitalizing on the free resources of wind and sun… Global solar photovoltaic capacity has grown from around five gigawatts in 2005 to an approximately 306.5 gigawatts in 2016. This trend was accompanied by sharp drops in the price of photovoltaic panels. […]