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.
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 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 (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.
IHI Corporation (Tokyo 7013; “IHI”) and Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo 6502; “Toshiba”) have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”) as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology - Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”.
AREVA has developed an innovative technology to prevent the corrosion of the secondary systems of nuclear power plants through the application of a protective film on the inner surfaces. This solution reinforces the long-term reliability of these structures and contributes to extending the duration of reactor operations.
Atkins has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to launch an “Introduction to Oil and Gas” module for the University’s Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Masters degrees.
In fiscal 2014, Siemens filed 4,300 patent applications – a year-over-year increase of nine percent. In addition, the company intends to boost investments in research and development (R&D) by around €400 million. In fiscal 2014, R&D expenditures totaled roughly €4 billion.
Toshiba Corporation today announced the development of a new technology that uses solar energy, the power of the sun, to generate carbon compounds from carbon dioxide and water, and to deliver a viable chemical feedstock or fuel with potential for use in industry.
Alstom, together with GDF SUEZ, has been chosen by the Prime Minister to supply equipment for a tidal energy pilot farm at Raz Blanchard, west of the Cotentin peninsula (Manche), following the findings of a study conducted by the ADEME.