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New tool for battery research

For a long time it was nearly impossible to examine the reactions at the anode and the cathode of lithium-ion batteries separately. As part of his doctoral thesis, Michael Metzger, scientist at the Chair of Technical Electrochemistry of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), developed an innovative battery test cell, which can do just that. For his innovative work, he was awarded the Strategy & Presidential Award 2017. While lithium-ion batteries have proved their worth in billions of mobi...

May 26, 2017


Image - RFNC VNIIEF and Republic of Tatarstan Government have signed a joint development roadmap

RFNC VNIIEF and Republic of Tatarstan Government have signed a joint development roadmap

On the 25th of May Valentin Kostyukov, Director of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center-All-Russia Research Institute of Experimental Physics (a ROSATOM's company), and Chairman of the Republic of Tatarstan Government Alexei Pesoshin signed a roadmap of joint elaborations in machine engineering, oil extraction, oil refining, petrochemistry, as well as control systems ('Digital Economy', 'Digital City', 'Digital Company'). The ceremony took place in the Tatarstan House of Government. The roadma...

Nuclear May 26, 2017




Image - Nova Bus equips the city of Montreal with its first fully electric buses, a first in North America

Nova Bus equips the city of Montreal with its first fully electric buses, a first in North America

Nova Bus is proud to announce that, since this week, Montreal is the first city in North America to put Nova Bus 100% electric buses in service. These buses were delivered by Nova Bus factories in Saint-Eustache and Saint-Francois-du-Lac, Quebec, Canada. It is within the framework of the Montreal City Mobility project that three buses will circulate in order to continue the observations on this new electric bus operating in the city. These vehicles were acquired by the Societe de transport de ...

General News May 26, 2017


Image - Pu Neng Receives Major Investment from HPX for Scale-Up of its Advanced Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB)

Pu Neng Receives Major Investment from HPX for Scale-Up of its Advanced Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB)

Pu Neng has attracted a major investment from High Power Exploration (HPX), bringing total invested capital to-date to over $90 million. The company has the most advanced flow battery technology in the world, including proprietary membrane, electrolyte and cell stack designs. With a clear mandate and strong support from HPX, Pu Neng is now positioned for high growth in the rapidly expanding energy storage market. Flow batteries store energy in liquid electrolyte, which is held in tanks exter...

May 26, 2017


Image - Innergex begins commercial operation of the 25.3 MW Boulder Creek hydroelectric facility

Innergex begins commercial operation of the 25.3 MW Boulder Creek hydroelectric facility

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) ("Innergex" or the "Corporation") announces that the 25.3 MW Boulder Creek run-of-river hydroelectric facility located in British Columbia, has begun commercial operation. Innergex owns a 66.7% interest in the hydro facility and Ledcor Power Group Ltd. owns the remaining 33.3%. "We are extremely proud to announce the commissioning of the Boulder Creek hydroelectric facility, our 18th hydroelectric facility in British Columbia ("BC"). BC is blessed wit...

Power Generation May 26, 2017


Image - Powin Energy to Deliver 26 MWh Energy Storage System for San Diego Gas & Electric

Powin Energy to Deliver 26 MWh Energy Storage System for San Diego Gas & Electric

PWON, a leading next generation provider of fully integrated energy storage solutions for utilities, C&I, and microgrid applications, has signed a contract with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) for a 6.5 MW/26 MWh battery energy storage system project. If approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the project will be located in an historic orange processing facility in Escondido, California, where it will be efficiently integrated with the electrical grid and enhance electric...

Energy Efficiency May 24, 2017


Image - RECOM as Strong Partner to Nicaraguas 100 MW Pipeline

RECOM as Strong Partner to Nicaragua's 100 MW Pipeline

RECOM, as top tier German manufacturer, with steady growth, proven quality, reliability and financial solidity, is delighted to announce successful commissioning of a 12.5MW solar project in the region of Puerto Sandino in Nicaragua . The project is first part of Nicaragua's pipeline totalling 100 MW, which is expected to be built and commissioned in its entity until end of 2018. A coastal town attracting surfers from all over the world, Puerto Sandino has become a host of the largest solar p...

Solar May 24, 2017




Image - Oulu Nuclear Forum opens new opportunities for participation of Finnish companies in the Hanhikivi-1 NPP project

Oulu Nuclear Forum opens new opportunities for participation of Finnish companies in the Hanhikivi-1 NPP project

On May 22-24, the Oulu Nuclear Forum was held in Oulu (Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland). The event was organized by FinNuclear Association in collaboration with the state corporation Rosatom with support of Rusatom - International Network, Fennovoima and BusinessOulu. The forum was held for the second time this year, bringing together more than 200 participants - the energy sector professionals. The mayor of Oulu P?ivi Laajala, representatives of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (...

Nuclear May 25, 2017


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