MELBOURNE, Australia, May 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Cyrene, a bio-based, renewable solvent produced by biotechnology company Circa Group, has won Top Product 2019 at the Environmental Leader (EL) and Energy Manager Today (EMT) Awards. The judges said that Cyrene “[r]eplaces an otherwise toxic substance with a natural, gentler alternative without compromising quality or function. This product has the potential to change the solvent landscape for the better.”Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 17, 2019 (Business Wire) -Staples, Inc., is proud to announce we received the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Staples’ accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.Read more
MT. WAVERLY, Australia , April 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Following more than two years of detailed work, Australian Paper has released the key findings from its $7.5 million Energy from Waste (EfW) feasibility study, co-funded with support from the Victorian and Australian Governments, which confirms that an EfW facility at the Maryvale Mill would be socially, economically, environmentally, and commercially viable.Read more
KIEL, Germany , May 9, 2019 (Press Release) -The PORT OF KIEL’s first shore-based power supply plant for shipping was officially inaugurated at the Norwegenkai on May 9th. The facility was declared open jointly by the Minister-President of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, the German Federal Government’s Coordinator for the Maritime Industry, Norbert Brackmann, and the Lord Mayor of Kiel Dr Ulf Kämpfer along with Dr Dirk Claus, the Managing Director of the PORT OF KIEL (SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG) and Trond Kleivdal, Board Chairman of the Color Line.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet has received a repeat automation technology order from Asia's largest capacity biomass power plant owned by GS EPS Co., Ltd. Phase 2 of the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant is currently under construction in the city of Dangjin, close to Seoul in South Korea.Read more
BRUGES, Belgium , April 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Global paper manufacturer and distributor PAPELERA NACIONAL S.A. (PANASA) is enhancing its sustainability with a new Global Water & Energy (GWE) wastewater treatment plant in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The GWE anaerobic plant will convert organic contamination present in the wastewater to up to 4,200 Nm3 of biogas, which when utilized as a fuel, is an equivalent of 2,818 kg fuel oil per day.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Claus V. Hemmingsen will step down as Vice CEO of A.P. Moller - Maersk and CEO of the Energy division, having successfully concluded the separation of Maersk Tankers, Maersk Oil and Maersk Drilling as part of the transformation initiated in 2016 to focus A.P. Moller - Maersk on becoming the global integrator of container logistics.
The Energy division will close down latest by the end of June 2019, and Claus Hemmingsen will subsequently leave A.P. Moller - Maersk.Read more
Ence Energía y Celulosa has closed financing for the purchase of 90% of the Termollano solar plant in Puertollano, for an amount of 110 million euros.Read more