Norwegian Company to Join Wind Farm Building Efforts in Serbia

The Norwegian company NBT, which invests in high-power wind farms in Serbia, has become a partner of WV International in developing wind farm projects in Serbia of a total power of 800 MW. The joint press release of the two companies says that NBT, headquartered in Oslo, will do business …

The Year that COVID Built: a Look Back on 2020

What will you remember about 2020? Many of us suffered loss of loved ones from the pandemic; even more of us have seen our livelihoods put in peril. But there are some memories we will all share – captured in the news media that serve as the ‘first draft of …

A Rebound in Global Coal Demand in 2021 is Set to be Short-Lived, but...

After a major drop in recent years, global coal demand is forecast to rise by 2.6 percent in 2021 before flattening out to 2025. A global economic recovery in 2021 is expected to drive a short-lived rebound in coal demand following the major drop this year triggered by the Covid-19 …

Mitigating Climate Change: It Starts With Better Ocean Data

For years (and we mean many years), the ocean helped us mitigate the early effects of human emissions by absorbing greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide and heat, from the atmosphere. As a result, more than 90 percent of the warming that happened on Earth between 1971 and 2010 occurred in …

Largest Train Station In Asia Gets Solar Roof

The Xiongan Railway Station is a new train station in China that is the largest in Asia, covering 680,000 square meters. It’s 2020, so, naturally, the train station is covered in solar panels — 6 megawatts (MW) worth of them.   The Xiongan High-speed Railway Station, the largest in Asia, …