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RWE Innogy Testing Second Metocean Buoy After Promising First Trial

SOURCE: RWE | 18 March 2015

RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has successfully completed the trial of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data in the Netherlands. The floating measuring platform demonstrably fulfilled the requirements with regard to availability and accuracy.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries And Toho Gas Jointly Develop New 450kW Gas Cogeneration System Offering World's Highest Efficiency Level (42.0%) in its Class

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries | 18 March 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Toho Gas Co., Ltd. have jointly developed a new 450-kilowatt (kW) gas cogeneration system. The new product will be launched into the Japanese market by both companies on April 1.

AVEVA Inspires The Next Generation Of Korean Ship Designers

SOURCE: AVEVA | 16 March 2015

AVEVA announced today that AVEVA Marine and AVEVA Bocad software licences will be deployed in Korean Universities and schools to encourage the ongoing development of the local Marine industry. Students will be introduced to the ship design process through hands-on experience with essential engineering and design disciplines.

Aker Solutions Develops Capping Technology To Limit Deepwater Drilling Risks

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 19 February 2015

Aker Solutions delivered the key subsea component for the system being developed by Marine Well Containment Company to limit environmental risks from oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Total Energy Ventures Invests In France’s Avenisense

SOURCE: Total | 02 February 2015

Total Energy Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of French energy company Total, is investing in Avenisense, a French company specialized in embedded fluid property sensors.

GE And Statoil Launch Ambitious New Collaboration To Accelerate Development Of Sustainable Energy Solutions

SOURCE: Statoil | 28 January 2015

GE and Statoil have now announced a new collaboration to accelerate the development of more environmentally and economically sustainable energy solutions to help fuel the future.

Petrobras Develops Unique Technology To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 23 January 2015

An unparalleled technology to cut greenhouse gas emissions through carbon dioxide capture is being developed on a demonstration scale at Petrobras’ Shale Industrialization Facility (known as SIX) in Paraná, in partnership with the company’s Cenpes research center.

UK-First Renewable Heat Network Demonstration Secures Research Funding

SOURCE: E.on | 21 January 2015

A low carbon heating project led by E.ON working with the University of Exeter and technology providers SK Solar and Star Renewable Energy has today been awarded a Government research grant to carry out the feasibility work to create a UK-first community-wide energy scheme based on emissions-free renewable energy sources.

Amec Foster Wheeler Becomes Founding Partner In EDF Energy Strategic Partnership

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 20 January 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has signed to become a founding partner in the EDF Energy Strategic Partnership for Lifetime Interface Agreement. The contract positions it among a select group of key suppliers working with EDF Energy to extend the life of its UK Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor (AGR) nuclear power stations.

Total Energy Ventures Invests In Stem

SOURCE: Total | 12 January 2015

Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital arm of French energy company Total, is investing in Stem, which specializes in energy optimization solutions for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers and grid operators.