Call for Papers – iSEnEC Integration of Sustainable Energy Conference 13th and 14th October 2021

The iSEnEC 2021 taking place on 13th and 14th October 2021 in Ludwig Erhard Zentrum Fürth near Nuremberg, continues the successful events of Isenec 2016 and 2018 conferences, but more focused. The conference has two general topics “Design of energy systems” and “Chemical and electrochemical storages”. Additionally “Start-ups” will find their platform while the upcoming Read more about Call for Papers – iSEnEC Integration of Sustainable Energy Conference 13th and 14th October 2021[…]

Worldwide Wind Capacity Reaches 744 Gigawatts – An Unprecedented 93 Gigawatts added in 2020

According to preliminary wind power statistics published today by the World Wind Energy Association, the world set a new record in new wind power installations, adding 93 gigawatts of new wind turbines within the year 2020. Some countries set new installation records, including China, the USA and Russia, while most European markets saw only modest growth. The Read more about Worldwide Wind Capacity Reaches 744 Gigawatts – An Unprecedented 93 Gigawatts added in 2020[…]

Opel is Electric: Battery Center in Rüsselsheim for Best Service

High-voltage: Experts test and service lithium-ion batteries Decade of experience: Electric drive systems refurbished in Rüsselsheim for ten years Unique: Only facility in the company for rapid customer support across Europe Opel customers have had the choice of driving electrically or combustion engine powered cars for ten years. The first was the Opel Ampera in Read more about Opel is Electric: Battery Center in Rüsselsheim for Best Service[…]

Total solarizes L’Oréal’s first industrial site in France

Total, through its affiliate Total Quadran, one of the leading renewables players in France, announces the commissioning of the solarization project at L’Oréal’s Vichy production plant. The project consists of photovoltaic parking lot awnings and charge points for electric vehicles. The renewable electricity produced will cover 33% of the plant’s energy needs, from almost 4,000 Read more about Total solarizes L’Oréal’s first industrial site in France[…]

Total and Microsoft partner to drive digital innovation and Net Zero goals

Total and Microsoft today announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation and support progress toward net-zero emissions. The dynamic development of Microsoft and Total in their respective areas of expertise and their rich histories of innovation brings many concrete opportunities for collaboration over a multi-year timeframe: • Total’s Read more about Total and Microsoft partner to drive digital innovation and Net Zero goals[…]

Steel for the energy transition: the Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm builds on heavy plate from Dillinger

The Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm was officially handed over yesterday. Together with the Borssele I and II offshore wind farms, which began operating in November 2020, and a smaller area used for innovative demonstration purposes, it forms the 122 km² Borssele wind farm zone located about 22 km off the coast of Read more about Steel for the energy transition: the Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm builds on heavy plate from Dillinger[…]

Michell Bearings‘ Unique Capability a Success for Nuclear Station Blackout

In what is thought to be one of the world’s first successful bearing run downs, the test demonstrated the bearing’s ability to survive a station blackout condition without the use of an externally powered high pressure oil injection system. Failure of the on-site power generators concurrent with the loss of offsite power ultimately results in Read more about Michell Bearings‘ Unique Capability a Success for Nuclear Station Blackout[…]

EPEX SPOT und ECC erweitern ihr Angebot in Mitteleuropa mit der Einführung polnischer Day-Ahead-Produkte

Die europäische Strombörse EPEX SPOT und ihr Clearinghaus, die European Commodity Clearing (ECC), haben erfolgreich ihren Day-Ahead-Markt in Polen gestartet und damit das Angebot in Mitteleuropa weiter ausgebaut. Dies wurde durch den am 9. Februar umgesetzten Multi-Nemo-Marktzugang (MNA) in Polen ermöglicht. Am ersten Tag wurden am polnischen Day-Ahead-Markt der EPEX SPOT 1.347 MWh gehandelt. „Der Read more about EPEX SPOT und ECC erweitern ihr Angebot in Mitteleuropa mit der Einführung polnischer Day-Ahead-Produkte[…]

Power surge: How the European Green Deal can succeed in Morocco and Tunisia

. North African countries such as Morocco and Tunisia can help Europe meet its carbon emissions targets and strengthen its position in the face of fierce competition from China for economic and political influence.  By encouraging European investment in renewable energy, the European Green Deal can increase local workforce opportunities, promote development, and help stabilise migration, enhancing Read more about Power surge: How the European Green Deal can succeed in Morocco and Tunisia[…]

Autonomous Vehicles: Boon or Bane for Energy Efficiency?

Autonomous vehicles could produce widely divergent effects on energy demand. As a new study by Agora Verkehrswende shows, designing regulations and encouraging technologies that promote energy efficiency will be of key importance moving forward. Over the long run, networked and autonomous vehicles could lead to a net reduction in energy demand, with the energy savings Read more about Autonomous Vehicles: Boon or Bane for Energy Efficiency?[…]