The Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator, a center to assist new businesses focused on energy efficiency and other clean and green technologies, is scheduled to open early next year in Ashland, Va., with financial support from Dominion, one of the nation’s largest producers of energy. Modeled after other successful technology incubators, the Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator will provide assistance with research, financial services, business... Read more..
Thermal Energy International Inc. announce the following senior management appointments: Peter Bennett, Sales and Marketing Director, GEM Ltd. Peter Bennett joins the Company as Sales and Marketing Director, GEM Ltd. Mr. Bennett is responsible for the overall leadership and management of UK and European sales, marketing and business development activities. This includes expanding market presence and growth of the GEM(R) steam trap product line throughout... Read more..
ADA-ES, Inc. reaffirmed its market expectations with regard to activated carbon (AC) for controlling mercury emission from coal-fired electrical generating units. Dr. Michael D. Durham, President and CEO of ADA-ES, stated, “The mercury control market continues to grow as a result of existing regulations in over 20 states and Canadian provinces. Although a few analysts have predicted a potential over-supply of AC, we are not seeing that at all; rather,... Read more..
Retired Westinghouse Electric Company Chief Technology Officer Howard J. Bruschi and Carnegie Mellon University Professor David A. Dzombak were inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) at its annual meeting held at the National Academies Buildings in Washington, D.C., October 5-6, 2008. Mr. Bruschi and Dr. Dzombak were the only engineers from Pennsylvania elected to the NAE this year. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional... Read more..
Sweco has been chosen to perform a system analysis of the entire Stockholm region’s future energy supply. The goal is to develop proposals that are favourable from both an energy and climate perspective. Sweco will formulate a number of clearly defined courses of action and strategies that will enable the Stockholm region to minimise its energy usage and climate impact within three time horizons – by 2020, 2030 and 2050. ”It is important to... Read more..
Brodeur Partners today launched its Clean Technology practice to help emerging and established companies attract public support for environmentally friendly technologies and sustainable “green” business initiatives. Brodeur Partners’ new practice draws on 23 years of experience in business and consumer technology and the firm’s global reach — 80 offices in 50 countries across EMEA, North and South America and Asia-Pacific... Read more..
ADA-ES, Inc. announced that the Board of Directors has approved the execution of two critical contracts to initiate the construction of its activated carbon (AC) plant in Northwest Louisiana. The first contract is for the purchase of four multiple-hearth furnaces, which are key components of the AC production process. An additional contract was placed through the Company’s engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the purchase... Read more..
On 28 July 2008, the industrial gases specialist Messer began construction of a new production facility for air gases on the site of Deutsche Edelstahlwerke in Siegen-Geisweid. The ongoing foundation work is currently causing some noise pollution for the neighbouring residents of the Geisweid and Kreuztal districts of Siegen on weekdays. Between the end of June and the end of August, almost 200 steel pipes, each 50 centimetres in diameter, are being... Read more..