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Azelio and JET ENERGY in MoU to develop storage projects with solar PV in Africa

Azelio has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Morocco-based JET ENERGY explore energy storage projects utilising Azelio’s TES.POD technology in Francophone Africa. read more

Experts explore how to bolster Australia’s vital mining ecosystem to aid the resource-rich country’s recovery

Accelerating the mineral processing and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector, alongside in-country exploration opportunities, will inevitably be important to resource-rich Australia’s recovery. The question is, what needs to be done to support this? Ahead of their appearance at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) Online in November, leading experts offer their opinion on this fundamental post-Covid challenge for the industry and wider economy. read more

REE Automotive hits the track with 3 fully modular, next-gen EV platforms

Leading electric vehicle (EV) platform manufacturer REE Automotive (REE) has released an all-new video showing not one, but three prototypes of its next-generation EV platforms, as the firm strives to reshape e-Mobility. read more

Pipeotech promises 10-year gas-tight performance with world’s most durable sealing solution

Norway’s Pipeotech has signalled its intention to rewrite the rulebook within the pipe-sealing segment by offering a 10-year gas-tight guarantee as standard on its innovative DeltaV-Seal. read more

Fortum and MIT’s 3-year tie-up could help make small modular reactors a reality

European energy company Fortum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have entered into a three-year co-operation project to create an open-source tool for the techno-economic modelling of small modular reactor (SMR) projects. Through the modelling work and the sensitivity analysis of the results, the two parties hope to generate greater understanding of SMR projects and characteristics. read more

Leveraging electrification, automation and digitalisation tech convergence can deliver significant savings for energy firms, says expert

A pioneering tech expert has told ADIPEC Energy Dialogue that up to 80 per cent of plant shutdowns could be mitigated through combination of advanced electrification, automation and digitalisation technologies. Meanwhile, greater use of renewables in power management processes offers oil & gas firms opportunities to create efficiencies...  read more

New 2,500km rail transport route makes European waste fuels more sustainable

A co-operation with Deutsche Bahn (DB) marks the start of Geminor’s new transport route of waste fuels through central Europe. The coming shift to rail will cut CO2 emissions to just one-fifth of road transport emissions. read more

Nidec ASI takes water into Saudi Arabia’s desert, winning 5 contracts worth $50m+

Water is the new oil for Saudi Arabia, and Nidec ASI – flagship firm of the Nidec Industrial Solutions platform owned by Nidec Group – has been awarded work orders for motors and drives needed to create five pipeline systems for transporting greater volumes of water in the Arabian Peninsula to over 12 million people. read more

Ocean Harvesting Technologies secures €300k from Lundin Foundation to advance next phase of wave tech

Ocean Harvesting Technologies – a Swedish pre-commercial renewable energy company striving to be a market leader in wave energy technology – has been awarded a €300,000 investment from Lundin Foundation. The investment matches an earlier grant from the Swedish Energy Agency to provide Ocean Harvesting Technologies with the required funding to prototype the next development phase of the firm’s novel InfinityWEC technology.  read more

‘Posidonia Web Forums Week’ to bring maritime sector together in October

Following cancellation of this year’s Posidonia Exhibition, organisers have announced they will bring together leading maritime media and organisations during what would have been Posidonia expo week (26–30 October) for a series of web conferences and forums under the banner ‘It’s time to talk’. At this critical time, the initiative will create an opportunity for the maritime community to debate crucial issues and the many challenges it faces. read more

Amidst the global pandemic, Anguilla remains a stable jurisdiction for offshore investment, says law expert

Despite the disruptions that Covid-19 has wreaked across the world, the Caribbean island of Anguilla remains a stable safe-haven for offshore investment amidst the crisis, according to Pam Webster, Managing Partner of WEBSTER LP. One of the Caribbean’s top law firms, WEBSTER LP has just announced a close collaboration in Anguilla with ISFIN, the emerging markets advisors with an active presence in 75 countries. read more

AI and smart meters are helping businesses become safer, greener and more competitive. Here’s how.

Artificial intelligence (AI) and smart meters are helping businesses become safer, more sustainable, and also more competitive. Bjoern Reinke – Director of Data and Data Science at Haven Power  – explains how. read more

Lesjöfors opens new optimised production facility in Latvia

Lesjöfors – the largest spring manufacturing company in the Baltics – has established a new super-efficient and highly sustainable manufacturing plant in Liepaja, Latvia. read more

South East Asia M&A activity set to surge ahead of China and the US in 2021

Major merger and acquisition deals this year have been put on hold due to market volatility amid the Covid-19 crisis, with a 25-per-cent decline in the first half of 2020. Using its latest M&A Investment Index, global market research company Euromonitor International expects South East Asia to become a more attractive destination for such activity next year and to claim a larger proportion of the M&A pie. read more

TerraCycle’s ‘Zero Waste Box’ offers a unique, safe recycling solution for PPE waste

The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored how crucial single-use materials remain as highly reliable and affordable solutions for personal protection equipment (PPE). Yet the public necessity for such items has also brought into sharp focus our vulnerabilities to pollution. TerraCycle – an expert in traditionally non-recyclable waste – has responded to the challenge with its innovative ‘Zero Waste Box’ solution. read more

“Decentralisation, decarbonisation and digitalisation” to shape global power sector in the decade ahead, finds study

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis – ‘Growth Opportunities from Decarbonization in the Global Power Market, 2019-2030’ – reveals that the 2020s will be crucial for all participants in the power industry, as the transition toward renewable energy is expected to increase, while coal takes a downturn in most developed markets. read more

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