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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) POWER IN EUROPE

This European solar farms report takes a look at the current state of Europe’s solar sector and the issues it faces today. 2008, marks the “take-off” and later boom in worldwide solar PV installations fostered by the climate agenda and enabled by generous government subsidies and an 80 percent price-fall […]

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Automation, an alternative to decommissioning

In many established oil and gas production areas, such as the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea and elsewhere, an increasing number of fields are coming to the end of their planned operational lives. Therefore, global decommissioning costs are expected to rise… In many established oil and gas production areas, such as […]

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SMART CONTRACTS: THE SMART OF THE DEAL

Smart contracts have the potential to deliver greater transparency to the client-supplier relationship as well as dispute-free automation of payment for services, writes Nicholas Newman. While still in its nascency, particularly in facilities management, blockchain technology  and smart contracts hint at a future in which transactions surrounding daily maintenance and […]

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Power plant automation trends

Due to power plant automation and the switch in many countries from coal power generation to gas power, the number of staff required to run a power plant is declining. In fact, in the future, it is likely that there will be no staff on site at all. This is […]

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Preparing Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup 2018 is now over and France, inebriated with its recent victory, is still celebrating the success of the “Bleus”. There’s no time to waste though, because preparing for a World Cup is not a piece of cake… In 2022, Qatar is set to host the 22nd FIFA World Cup, one of […]

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