Energy and Utilities

The City of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has begun its Smart Lighting project with the aim of saving up to  65% of power thanks to the implementation of energy-efficient LED luminaires and an advanced remote control system. more

Swedish fuel company Preem and wood industry company Setra are looking to collaborate on a production facility for the manufacture of pyrolysis oil, a renewable raw material for biofuel. more

Fortum has won the right to build 110 MW of solar capacity in a Russian Capacity Supply Agreement (CSA) auction. more

José Melico, founder of energy efficient showers specialist Zyhpo, looks at why the energy businesses of the future will focus on re-using energy rather than reducing it. more

A research project headed by the Swedish research institute RISE is investigating the possibility of producing pyrolysis oil from worn-out tyres. The project partners are Scandinavian Enviro Systems and Ragn-Sells, with support from Vinnova. more

Germany-based ETW Energietechnik has installed its first biogas processing plant in Scherwiller, France, on a Rytec plant. more

As Europe accelerates its conversion to renewable energies, Siemens and Northvolt partner to produce state-of-the-art 'green' lithium-ion batteries, supported by a €10 million investment from Siemens. more

Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden, and RenFuel, a Swedish bioenergy company, are assessing the construction of the world’s first lignin plant for biofuels. more

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation warns that nearly half of the UK’s manufacturers remain concerned about their ability to access skills post-Brexit, according to a new report. more

Environment remediation specialist Eko Harden Technologies has announced that its groundbreaking EKOGRID electro kinetic oxidation technology has been successfully applied to clean an area of 2,800m2 of diesel polluted soil resulting from a break more

BP has had a testing few years. First there was the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster that almost signalled the end of the company, and then there was the slump in oil prices over the past three years. more

When it comes to digital energy solutions, Rejler’s energy experts are at the forefront of development. more

Infineon Technologies AG is to build a fully automated chip factory for manufacturing 300-millimeter thin wafers in Austria. more

Vattenfall’s @pyc battery, the largest co-located battery installation in the UK, has now been installed and will store renewable wind power from Vattenfall’s Welsh onshore wind farm Pen y Cymoedd. more

Just a few years ago, warmer winters and a low demand for power generation led to an oversupply of fuel and diminishing prices. Fast forward to today, and the picture is very different. more

In order to further its strategy of producing more wind energy in Germany, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. more

Global Project Services, based in northern Scotland, is an expert at delivering specialist welding, structural, mechanical and piping services to its multi-sector clients. more

US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal has many implications, both economic and political. more


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