How to win the Balkan air-pollution dodgeball?

Four years ago, we decided to turn our dissatisfaction with air pollution into action that could further improve air quality. We started with what we knew best and what was troubling us the most – energy poverty. The energy poverty affects all those people who, for various reasons, consume more …

Shanghai Shipping Company to save thousands of tons of fuel annually thanks to ABB...

ABB is to install its state-of-the-art engine diagnostics software ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT on 12 bulk carriers operated by Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping Co. The fleetwide deployment follows a successful trial on two ships in 2019. Under the first order for four ships, ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT helped Shang Ming …

Some Electric Vehicles Are More Affordable Than Petrol Cars in UK

Electric vehicles (EVs) are often seen as being more expensive than petrol cars, but if the fuel saving costs are taken into account and the upfront purchase price is spread across monthly leasing payments, then a new EV could cost the equivalent of less than £200 per month. If the …

Creating Energy and Fighting Waste in Yemen

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is considered to be among the worst in the world. In 2019, 80 per cent of Yemen’s people were in need—an estimated 24 million people. The 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview for Yemen report shows that 14.3 million people are classified as being in need, with around 3.2 …

Forget Flying Reindeer – Lapland’s Airports Are Switching to Renewable Diesel

Finnish airport operator Finavia is now powering its vehicles with fuel made from waste. At airports across Finland’s northernmost region of Lapland, vehicles are switching to oil refining firm Neste’s ‘MY Renewable Diesel’. Finnish airport operator Finavia has decided to adopt the fuel in its vehicles at Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo and …

Technology Roadmap: How2Guide for Bioenergy

Bioenergy is the largest source of renewable energy today, providing heat and electricity, as well as transport fuels. Yet, more so than for other low‑carbon energy technologies, the complex and multi‑faceted supply chains of bioenergy projects call for careful consideration of sustainability issues and well-thought-out regulatory frameworks. These will enable …