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Nekton’s launch of first open-sourced Global Ocean Data Portal

OCTOPUS (The Ocean Tool for Public Understanding and Science) has been launched by Nekton to begin a new era of collaborative marine research and improved ocean governance. OCTOPUS provides a single source to freely access the latest global marine data. OCTOPUS dynamically harvests and harmonises open-access marine data including oceanographic observations, biodiversity and human stressors […]


Design-driven energy efficiency at Barcelona Tower Hotel

As a single-source, global solution provider, Schneider Electric helps Barcelona Tower Hotel achieve 30% energy savings through the design, installation and integration of software, systems and connected devices. The Barcelona Tower Hotel is situated in the district of Bellvitge in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. Its 105 metre tower spans 29 floors and is topped […]


Arctech Solar partners with Europower to kick off Turkey PV market

Arctech Solar recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with Europower, one of the biggest Turkey PV manufacturers, for the production, solution design, operation and maintenance of solar tracking systems in Turkey. Under the agreement signed between the two parties, Arctech Solar and Europower will launch the co-branding product ‘EuroSuntracker Powered by Arctech Solar’ – which […]


GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a five-year research and development agreement to test and develop next-generation offshore wind technologies. GE’s recently announced Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine and existing Haliade 150-6MW will undergo advanced test and demonstration programmes that accurately replicate real-world operational conditions to enhance […]


Final section of Nexans Power export cable sails to Scotland

Nexans has reached two key milestones in its major contract to create the high voltage power export connection for Scotland’s Beatrice 588 MW offshore windfarm. The first of the two 400 kV onshore cable links and the high voltage accessories have been installed successfully and tested on site. At the same time, the Nexans factory […]


Schneider Electric unveils EcoStruxure for Energy Access for sustainability

Driven by the imperative to offer better quality of life to people living in remote areas and to promote sustainable agriculture, the number of microgrid projects is growing fast. Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, helps communities maximise efficiency and profitability thanks to EcoStruxure™ for Energy Access, a comprehensive […]


BP enhances electric vehicle charging opportunities with FreeWire

BP has announced that its venturing business has invested US$5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc. (FreeWire), a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems and plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units for use at selected BP retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018. Tufan Erginbilgic, Chief Executive, BP […]


HIVE Blockchain acquire Kolos Norway AS to build major data centre

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (the ‘Company’ or ‘HIVE’) and Kolos Norway AS (‘Kolos’) have announced that they have entered into a series of agreements (the ‘Agreements’) pursuant to which HIVE has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Kolos through the acquisition of another Norwegian entity for total consideration of approximately […]


Munters launches new cooling technology for data centres

SyCool ITC offers data centre owners and operators an energy efficient indirect cooling solution without the need for water. Munters Group has announced the launch of an exciting new cooling technology into the Data Centre industry. SyCool ITC, Indirect Thermosyphon Cooling, provides an efficient cooling solution for new and existing data centres where access to […]


Schneider Electric showcases Oman’s Smart Cities innovations

Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, in partnership with Knowledge Oasis Muscat and the French Embassy in Oman, has launched a showcase of Smart City innovations that could enable residents and businesses to save money on their utilities. “As Oman’s population and business sector grows, the government needs to ensure safe, reliable […]