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Indian wind power tariffs hit new low in push for renewables

Indian wind power tariffs hit new low in push for renewables

Indian wind power challenging coal over long term By Sudarshan Varadhan NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Indian wind power tariffs fell to a record low in a government-run auction on Friday, weeks after solar power rates too hit an all-time low, as the country looks to cut chronic electricity shortages in one of the […]

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Mexico tequila maker has a shot at turning agave waste into fuel

Mexico tequila maker has a shot at turning agave waste into fuel

Mexico tequila maker has a shot at turning agave waste into fuel By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One of Mexico’s most famous tequila companies, Herradura, hopes to turn into fuel the thousands of tonnes of waste it generates each year from the spiky blue agave plants used to make […]

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Global ‘digital oilfield’ market driven by migration of drilling to unconventional areas -Technavio

Global ‘digital oilfield’ market driven by migration of drilling to unconventional areas -Technavio

Need to update existing and new software will drive demand for software services in global digital oilfield market According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global digital oilfield market size is projected to grow to USD 32.33 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of close to 5 per cent over the forecast period. This research […]

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Calgary-based CleanCarbon Energy in deal to develop CO2 to energy conversion tech

Calgary-based CleanCarbon Energy in deal to develop CO2 to energy conversion tech

Integrated research program will be performed at both WRI in Wyoming and at Olds College, Alberta CleanCarbon Energy Inc., a Calgary-based company engaged in sustainable energy technology commercialization, has reached an agreement in principle with Western Research Institute (WRI) to jointly develop a family of carbon dioxide (CO2) to energy conversion processes. In the agreement, WRI […]

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Biggest clean energy technology advances in 2016

Biggest clean energy technology advances in 2016

2016 was a big year for advances in clean energy technology Clean energy made critical strides in 2016. The Paris Climate accords went into effect, the price of solar installations continued to drop, investments in renewable energy soared, offshore wind finally got under way in the United States, and scientists made a series of technical […]

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Global hydrogen fuel cell vehicle market to grow at 82% through 2021

Global hydrogen fuel cell vehicle market to grow at 82% through 2021

Global fuel cell market requires additional production of 90 million tons annually to sustain growth Technavio analysts forecast the global hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (HCFV) market to grow at a CAGR of more than 82 per cent during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest report. The market study covers the present scenario and growth prospects […]

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Cheap solar ambulances to speed into service in rural Bangladesh

Cheap solar ambulances to speed into service in rural Bangladesh

Solar ambulances can bring services to rural areas By Mushfique Wadud DHAKA, Feb 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Inexpensive, solar ambulances that can fit down narrow laneways is set to hit the road in rural Bangladesh this year, its manufacturers say. The three-wheeled van, as well-equipped as ambulances used in Bangladesh’s cities, runs entirely on […]

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Study reveals cybersecurity gaps in America’s oil and gas industry

Study reveals cybersecurity gaps in America’s oil and gas industry

“Fact that 70% of oil and gas companies were hacked in past year must serve as a call to action.” A survey of US oil and gas cybersecurity risk managers indicates that the deployment of cybersecurity measures in the industry isn’t keeping pace with the growth of digitalization in oil and gas operations. In a […]

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Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in U.S.

Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in U.S.

Wind power briefly reached 52.1 per cent on Sunday By Scott DiSavino Feb 14 (Reuters) – On Sunday, wind power briefly supplied over 50 per cent of electric demand in the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP), the first time that has happened on any portion of the North American power grid. SPP coordinates the flow of […]

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Global biofuels production up to 67 Billion gallons in 2022 as next-gen tech kicks in

Global biofuels production up to 67 Billion gallons in 2022 as next-gen tech kicks in

Advanced biofuels will nearly double in 5 years to 9.6 billion gallons per year New biofuel technology is finally starting to push aside traditional biofuels like first-generation biodiesel, according to Lux Research. New facilities based on non-food feedstocks and producing novel fuels account for over half of new capacity deployment for the first time in the […]

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