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Elevator Technologies Are Key In Ensuring Sustainability In Smart Cities Of The Future

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG | 18 November 2014

With buildings responsible for 40% of the world's energy consumption, of which up to 10% of the buildings electrical consumption is attributed to elevators alone, new elevator technologies are crucial in securing significant energy savings: up to 27% energy reductions are possible, usable floor space can be increased by up to 30%, and elevators can also aid in energy self-sufficiency in buildings.

First Chemical Tanker To Use Combination Of Duplex Stainless Steel And Stainless Clad Steel Delivered

SOURCE: Class NK | 17 November 2014

The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the construction of its cargo tanks was successfully delivered to Oita-based Hiro Naviera S.A. (President: Tomonori Yoshimura) on 15 November 2014 by Usuki Shipyard Co., Ltd (President: Jiro Kadota).

Getting The Balance Right - Linking GDP And Emissions In Addressing Climate Change

SOURCE: Origin Energy | 12 November 2014

Origin's Managing Director, Grant King has today called for action by Australia on climate change to be connected to global initiatives and to explicitly recognise the link between carbon emissions and economic growth.

ClassNK Grants Approval In Principle For New H2/CO2 FPSO Design By MHI And Chiyoda

SOURCE: ClassNK | 12 November 2014

Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a new H2/CO2 FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) to a new design developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Chiyoda Corporation.

Technip Forms An Alliance With Biochemtex For Bioethanol Technology Facilities Reinforcing The Group’s Position In Market Leading Onshore Technologies

SOURCE: Technip | 07 November 2014

Technip in Italy and Biochemtex, who is the majority shareholder of Beta Renewables who controls the world’s leading second generation bioethanol technology (PROESA), announce today that they have signed an alliance agreement for future Biochemtex Second Generation Bioethanol projects.

MHI Enters 5th Year Endowing Courses In Nuclear Engineering At Hanoi University Of Science And Technology In Vietnam

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. | 07 November 2014

Today a ceremony was held at Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), in Hanoi, Vietnam, to mark the commencement of the fifth year of courses endowed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The courses are conducted at the university's School of Nuclear Engineering and Environmental Physics.

ABB’s Venture Capital Unit Invests In Artificial Intelligence Company Vicarious

SOURCE: ABB | 06 November 2014

ABB has invested in artificial intelligence research company Vicarious through its venture capital unit ABB Technology Ventures.

ExxonMobil To Invest In MIT Energy Initiative To Advance Energy Science And Technology Research

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 03 November 2014

ExxonMobil has signed an agreement to become a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), a unique collaboration aimed at working together to advance and explore the future of energy. MIT President Rafael Reif and TJ Wojnar, Jr., president of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE), launched the collaborative effort during a ceremony at MIT.

Alstom Receives $1.2M DOE Funding To Advance Philadelphia Microgrid Project

SOURCE: Alstom | 27 October 2014

Alstom has been awarded $1.2M by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve grid resiliency through the advancement of microgrid technology. Alstom will research and design a community microgrid system in partnership with the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), which provides water, wastewater and storm water services for greater Philadelphia, and PIDC

MHI's 1,700 MWe Large-size EU-APWR Receives EUR Certification

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. | 27 October 2014

On October 23 (GMT) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) was awarded a certificate of compliance to the European Utility Requirements (EUR) for its Generation 3+ EU-APWR, an advanced pressurized water reactor featuring one of the world's largest generating capacities: 1,700 MWe (megawatts electrical).