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Electric shipping

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 […]

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A nacelle being loaded onto a ro/ro ferry. A nacelle /nəˈsɛl/ is a cover housing that houses all of the generating components in a wind turbine, including the generator, gearbox, drive train, and brake assembly.

Why Adaptation Is the New Reality for Offshore Wind Energy Logistics

Everything about the wind energy business is getting bigger. For example, current turbines averaging 4.1 MW with a hub height of 90 meters will soon be replaced by 11-MW giants with hubs 125 meters off sea level and blades spanning 190 meters. Their blade tips will cut the air at well over […]

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How electric batteries are made

The design, functionality and price of vehicle electric batteries are the decisive factors in any decision to invest in the mass manufacture of electric vehicles (EVs)… Electric batteries are integral to the main formats of electric vehicles (EVs) namely, hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) and all-electric […]

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How drones are aiding the energy sector

Nicholas Newman Eniday October 2017 Drones play a vital role in many parts of the global energy sector… They are used to inspect and assess the condition of assets, such as energy distribution networks, power plants, pipelines and rigs. They are replacing humans in a variety of dangerous tasks, thus reducing risk […]

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The art of oil

Nicholas Newman Eniday August 2017 Many of the world’s most famous pictures and manuscripts use paints and inks made from both mineral and vegetable oils… Many of the world’s most famous pictures and manuscripts use paints and inks made from both mineral and vegetable oils. Without oil, paintings such as […]

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