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Energy, Energy Management, Technology

Climate change stress on the power grid

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, […]

Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe, National Grid, Power, Power Generation Technology, Power Grid

China has plans to link its power grid with Europe

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.

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Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Shipping, Technology

The art of digital maintenance

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.

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Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Power, Research and development, Technology

Facing an electric future

Valletta Harbour Malta 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 […]

Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Technology, Transport

Hybrid power cuts offshore support vessel costs

New types of engine Valletta to Pozzallo ferry Jean De La Valette 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 […]