At a Press & Investor Conference at The Geological Society of London on 30th October 2008, Professor Kenneth Hsu, Director of Kenneth Hsu Consulting (UK), announced the company’s technological inventions, to alleviate the global energy, water, environmental and economic crises, to an audience which included Chinese government officials, overseas Chinese trade delegates and Chinese media. ADVERTISEMENT Professor Hsu, who is also President... Read more..
GE Energy announced today that EDF Energy Networks is installing GE’s power distribution management software system to help manage EDF’s London electricity distribution network. The new distribution system completes the final phase in EDF’s integration strategy that will benefit eight million customers in the United Kingdom. Since privatization and regulation of the electricity networks in the United Kingdom 18 years ago, distribution network... Read more..
Ricardo, Inc., a leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world’s automotive, military, transport and new energy industries, today announced the formation of a dedicated global strategic business group to focus the company’s state-of-the-art resources in technology, facilities and engineering skills on hybrid and electric vehicle development. The new organization, to be known as the... Read more..
Below are excerpts from a speech Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers gave Aug. 21 to the World Affairs Council of Charlotte. I believe it’s time for us to move toward solutions that bridge the gap from today’s technology ideas to tomorrow’s commercial solutions. During this transition, we need to use all of the fuels we have to produce electricity. We need to use coal, natural gas, nuclear, renewables and energy efficiency.... Read more..
Constellation Energy announced that its subsidiary, Constellation NewEnergy (CNE), is helping to turn the court green at the 2008 US Open in Flushing, N.Y. CNE will supply an estimated 2,000 Green-e certified wind Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to match the electricity consumption at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the duration of the US Open held Aug. 25-Sept. 7, 2008. “We’re... Read more..
Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp., achieved another milestone in its connection to the 2008 Beijing Games, securing nearly 70 percent of all heating, ventilating and air-conditioning contracts for the venues. Carrier supplied a full line of integrated systems to the Summer Games facilities, ranging from AquaSnap® air-cooled chillers with Puron® refrigerant to large centrifugal chillers to air-handling units, fan coil units and the... Read more..
Air Products’ mobile hydrogen fueler technology is based at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey for two days with good reason. It is fueling the hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles of multiple automakers venturing into New York City and for an event at the Liberty Science Center tomorrow as part of the national Hydrogen Tour ‘08, which is designed to demonstrate that hydrogen vehicle and fueling technologies are approaching... Read more..
Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, the co-founders of the Solar Impulse project with its ambitious goal of circumnavigating the globe in an airplane powered only by the sun, were welcomed to the OMEGA Pavilion on the Olympic Green in Beijing on Sunday, 10 August, 2008. OMEGA provides technical and capital support to Solar Impulse, sharing in the visionary founders’ conviction that the venture will contribute substantially to the scientific... Read more..
Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control, today played a crucial role in supporting the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Aggreko was responsible for the supply of power to both the National Stadium and the International Broadcast Center, which was responsible for transmitting the ceremony to an estimated 4 billion viewers worldwide as well as the nearly 100,000 people in the stadium. Under the contract... Read more..
Odersun AG, a developer and manufacturer of solar cells, modules and applications, has completed the delivery of customized thin-film solar modules for a building integrated photovoltaic (BiPV) project in Beijing, China. The trapezoidal modules form concentric rings on the roofs of four circular buildings belonging to the visitor center of the Olympic Park in Beijing. The unique design of the solar system challenged Odersun to look for new shapes... Read more..