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Three decades after nuclear disaster, Chernobyl goes solar

Article Source: Reuters Article Link: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-chernobyl-solar/three-decades-after-nuclear-disaster-chernobyl-goes-solar-idUSKCN1MF1UM Article Author:  Pavel Polityuk CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine unveiled a solar plant in Chernobyl on Friday, just across from where a power station, now encased in a giant sarcophagus, caused the world’s worst nuclear disaster three decades ago. Built in a contaminated area, which remains largely uninhabitable and where [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Empower to construct two district cooling plants in Business Bay

Article Source: MEP Middle East Article Link: https://www.mepmiddleeast.com/suppliers/hvac/71386-empower-to-construct-two-district-cooling-plants-in-business-bay Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) signed a contract to design two new cooling plants in in Business Bay. The two plants combined will have a cooling capacity of 90,000 RT. Once the two new plants are operational, the total capacity of the project will reach 225,000 RT. Earlier [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Key Energy Storage Bill

Article Source: Solar Industry Article Link: https://solarindustrymag.com/gov-jerry-brown-signs-key-energy-storage-bill/ Article Author: Betsy Lillian Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has signed into law S.B.700, a bill that could result in nearly 3 GW of behind-the-meter energy storage systems at schools, farms, homes, nonprofits and businesses in California by 2026, according to the California Solar and Storage Association (CALSSA). Authored by State Sen. Scott [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Phase Out of HFCs – Your Questions Answered

Alliance Engineering - Environmental Sustainability in Refrigerants and the Phase Out of HFCs What are HFCs? Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are manufactured for use in refrigeration and air conditioning. While HFCs are non-ozone depleting, their global warming potential (GWP) is high. Beginning in 2019, HFCs will be phased out as part of a landmark deal between 140 [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

After One Year of Operation, Tesla’s Australian Mega Battery Is Doing Just Fine

Article Source: Engineering.com Article Link: https://www.engineering.com/ElectronicsDesign/ElectronicsDesignArticles/ArticleID/17746/After-One-Year-of-Operation-Teslas-Australian-Mega-Battery-Is-Doing-Just-Fine.aspx Article Author: Nadia Krieger The Tesla battery was built alongside Hornsdale wind farm in Australia and is the largest Lithium ion battery in the world by a factor of 3. (Image Courtesy of Teslarati.) Tesla’s mega battery in southern Australia—the largest battery in the world—is already en route to make back [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Businesses commit to make London the greenest city

Article Source: Smart Cities World Article Link: https://www.smartcitiesworld.net/news/news/businesses-commit-to-make-london-the-greenest-city-3335 Businesses commit to make London the greenest city by SmartCitiesWorld news team It will involve using 100 per cent renewable energy in their London properties and tackling air pollution by supporting the transition towards zero-emission vehicles London wants to move towards zero-carbon emission vehicles by 2025 Eleven major [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Industrial Refrigeration System Market Worth $24.48 Billion by 2024

Article Source: Cision PR Newswire Article Link: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/industrial-refrigeration-system-market-worth-24-48-billion-by-2024-865697535.html PUNE, India, September 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the market research report "Industrial Refrigeration System Market by Equipment (Compressors, Condensers, Evaporators), Refrigerant Type (Ammonia, CO2, HFCs), Industry (Fruit & Vegetable Processing, Beverage, Refrigerated Warehouse), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2024", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the market is expected to reach USD [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Governor Cuomo Directs DEC to Phase Out Use of Hydrofluorocarbons in New York State

Article Source: New York State Article Link: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-directs-dec-phase-out-use-hydrofluorocarbons-new-york-state After Trump Administration Abandons Policy Prohibiting HFCs, New York Advancing Its Own Regulations Governor Cuomo Calls on Other States to Join New York and California Major Step to Reduce Climate Change Pollution Supports Governor's Goal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40 Percent by 2030 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

Facebook Is Growing in Asia

Article Source: Facebook Article Link: https://www.facebook.com/notes/singapore-data-center/facebook-is-growing-in-asia/1911065865865814/ Facebook Is Growing in Asia SINGAPORE DATA CENTER·WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018   Today, we are excited to announce that Facebook’s first custom-built data center in Asia will be located in Singapore. The 170,000-square-meter data center represents an investment of more than 1.4 billion Singapore dollars, and will support hundreds of [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments

This town will get its heat from an unlikely source: a data center

Article Source: Fast Company Article Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90219684/this-town-will-get-its-heat-from-an-unlikely-source-a-data-center This town will get its heat from an unlikely source: a data center In Norway, the new town of Lyseparken is being designed specifically to allow homes and businesses and a central data center to work together to reduce energy usage.     3/3 [Image: Snøhetta/Plompmozes] BY ADELE PETERS3 MINUTE READ In [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Industry|0 Comments