Thermal power comprised 92.4% of the total power capacity in South Africa in 2000. However, with a few plants decommissioned and capacities of other technologies increasing, the share of thermal power fell to around 80% by 2019. South Africa, having…
Hygiene and health company Essity has been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights. The list was announced virtually today during the World Economic Forum. The Global 100 list represents the top 1% of…
The German offshore wind industry presented the expansion figures for offshore wind energy in 2020. According to these figures, 32 turbines with a capacity of 219 MW were connected to the grid for the first time last year. In total,…
Vattenfall, Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hamburg's municipal heat supplier Hamburg Wärme signed Letter of Intent The companies Vattenfall, Shell, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Hamburg's municipal heat supplier Hamburg Wärme are planning to build one of the world's largest…
An UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder is now in operation at Geocycle’s co-processing facility in Córdoba, Argentina, as the innovative waste handler continues to progress towards a zero-waste future. The team – a 100% daughter company of cement manufacturer LafargeHolcim –…
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 09:18

Nexans joins RE100

Nexans joins the Climate Group's RE100 initiative and is committed to achieving 100% renewable electricity by 2030.  RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world's most influential companies leading the transition to 100% renewable electricity.  In line with the…
Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has invested in expanding their emissions team to support clients and the wider energy industry in achieving its Net Zero goals. Xodus has added experienced atmospherics expert Natasha Howlett to lead an in-house emissions management…
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has launched a new marine environmental system, Alfa Laval PureCool. The system, in combination with WinGD’s iCER technology, can reduce methane slip from ships’ gas…
Global Energy Group has appointed Iain Sinclair to the newly created role of Executive Director of Renewables and Energy Transition with plans to launch a new operation in Edinburgh. Edinburgh operation to launch in 2021 as energy transition momentum builds…
ANKER's innovative precast foundations mean that plant construction can be significantly optimized: not simply logistically, but economically and ecologically while at the same time reducing the CO2 footprint The Hamburg start-up company ANKER Foundations GmbH has developed a new type…
Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) solutions specialist Tidy Planet has signed a contract which makes the firm the UK’s sole distributor of Sugimat’s WtE boilers, for a further five years. The extension of this industry partnership now also sees Tidy…
ACWA Power, a leading developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants worldwide, will showcase its portfolio of leading renewable energy and water desalination projects at the at 22nd Water, Energy, Technology and Environment exhibition (WETEX) as…
Swedish wave energy company, Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding AB; ECOWVE) , develops a new software for real-time production verification. In addition to guaranteeing production efficiency, it also allows for the timely maintenance of the wave energy power plants. The…
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:52

Carton recycling trial set for Tesco stores

Tesco, Kellogg and the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) have announced a five month trial to collect cartons at in-store recycling points. Carton recycling points will be introduced into eleven Tesco stores in England and Wales…
CHO-Power, part of the Europlasma Group, is using Emerson Process Management’s digital automation technology to control a new waste and biomass fed power station at Morcenx in southwestern France. By providing flexible and accurate control of an innovative gasification process,…
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