More than 35,000 fuel-cell systems were shipped in 2013—an increase of more than 26% over 2012 and 400% more than 2008—a recent U.S. Department of Energy report showed.
Lockheed Martin (LM) announced Nov. 19 that it’s partnering with Concord Blue to build a gasification-based waste-to-energy (WTE) project that will power 5,000 homes at Herten, Germany.
The U.S. Coast Guard announced Nov. 18 in its “Maritime Commons” news blog that it will work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that ships operating in North American and U.S. Caribbean waters comply with low-sulfur bunker limits starting Jan. 1, 2015.
Jindal Steel and Power’s proposed $11 billion, 80,000 barrel-per-day, coal-to-liquids (CTL) diesel project in India (see Hart Energy’s DownstreamBusiness.com on 01/24/2012) has been shelved, according to a Reuters report.
Broomfield, Colo.-based Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES) recently announced that it plans to develop and construct two grid-scale energy-storage projects outside of Chicago that, once completed in 2015, will be the largest, fully commercial energy-storage projects in North America.
The Council of the European Union (EU) announced Nov. 26 that an EU-wide “Permanent Representatives Committee” has confirmed an agreement with the European Parliament on new EU rules for monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from ships.
Aiming to slash some of the world’s worst air pollution, the government of India’s National Green Tribunal on Nov. 26 ordered Delhi local, state and federal agencies to ban all private or government diesel or gasoline vehicles more than 15 years old.