Tomorrow is Zero Emissions Day, an initiative launched by the Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), a loose network of companies, research organizations and cities, which fight climate change in their respective fields of expertise.
A recently released movie tells the story of how alternating current (AC) eventually prevailed over direct current (DC) technology. What it does not mention is that DC is making a comeback and offering new hope to the more than one billion people with no access to electricity.
Sweltering temperatures have hit the globe during the last couple of months. In India, some areas reached 50.8° C. In the Middle East, a high of 54° C scorched Kuwait. In the US, several major cities reported temperatures of 38°C and in Europe, Paris reached an all time high of 42.6 °
IEC has published a major revision of the IEC 61892 series of standards which are key documents for the safety and performance efficiency of offshore platforms recognized by industry and regulators worldwide.
All eyes are on Katowice in Poland ahead of COP24, due to start on December 2. Climate change, never far away from the headlines, is expected to become one of the major focuses of the news agenda in coming days.
Grid operators in Singapore and the United States have joined the growing number of companies around the world that are experimenting with blockchain. They hope the technology can radically simplify renewable energy trading.