Renexia, part of TOTO Holding, has awarded Fugro a survey contract for the Med Wind floating wind farm in the Strait of Sicily, one of the biggest renewable energy projects planned for the Mediterranean Sea, with 190 floating turbines for an installed capacity of 2.8 GW.
Environmental technology firm Pollution Solution has today unveiled their new ground-breaking in-road solution for capturing dangerous pollutants from vehicles which has been scientifically tested and verified to reduce roadside exposure to humans by 91%.
The new regulatory framework (Energy Efficiency eXisting ship Index - EEXI) around CO2 emissions for existing shipping come into force in January 2023 and many ship owners are now considering how to meet these through either operational changes or technical alterations.
Carrie Hall, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology, has been awarded a prestigious 2022–2023 Fulbright United States Scholar Award that will allow her to travel to the United Kingdom to collaborate with researchers at Lancaster University on a project focused on harvesting wave energy as a renewable energy source.
At the beginning of September 2020, high heat, severe winds, and extended drought conditions resulted in the volatile growth of wildfires ahead of the western slopes of the Cascades Mountains in the Pacific Northwest. The fires engulfed huge tracts of destroyed communities, and forestland took tons of lives, and cost hundreds of millions to fight.
Thanks to new funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (US), and the Marine Biological Association (UK) will be working together with NOAA to better understand the health of an area of ocean known as the Mid-Atlantic Bight and how it has changed over time, influencing policy and conservation efforts of these endangered whales.
According to researchers, Russia possesses significant potential for utilizing renewable resources since they are almost distributed equally across the country.
The unused potential of ocean wave energy is abundant. It is predicted that the power of coastal waves across the globe every year is equal to the annual worldwide electricity production.
At the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, the EOLO research group verified and confirmed the rise in the power flow of the waves in the Bay of Biscay since 1900.
Consumers keen to do their bit to tackle single-use plastic by refilling their water bottles will now also have the opportunity to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s poorest communities at the click of a button, thanks to an innovative new fundraising initiative arriving in the UK this week.