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Energy & Resource Management

Sensor solutions for predictive maintenance of wind turbines and generators

Precision sensor technologies are not only proving their value during the production and testing of wind turbines, but also in the real time condition monitoring of operationally active onshore and offshore wind farms, says Chris Jones, Managing Director of Micro-Epsilon UK.

InterContinental Hotel deploys ABB technology to cut energy usage by 40 percent

A landmark hotel in Madrid is saving energy and meeting its environmental goals after equipping its heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with ABB drives and high efficiency motors. Energy usage has been reduced by 445,000 kWh a year – enough to boil two million kettles of water.

Prolectric Acquires the Solatainer Solar Generator

Prolectric, the UK's fast-growing supplier of temporary solar lighting and off-grid power for highways, rail & infrastructure projects, has acquired the Solatainer® solar generator. The Prolectric acquisition includes all Solatainer assets and intellectual property.

University cuts carbon emissions by over 809 tonnes a year using drive technology

Installation of ABB drives sees the University of Leeds achieve significant reduction in energy use, cutting carbon emissions and energy costs.

Drives floor energy costs for high rise

A 17-storey London office complex near Canary Wharf has dramatically reduced energy costs by using variable speed drive controlled pumps and fans.

Thorn provides an eye-catching energy efficient stream of light across the Firth of Forth

Thorn Lighting has supplied luminaires for the illumination of the new Queensferry Crossing. Thorn Lighting has worked with national M&E specialist SES Engineering Services (SES), on the £1.35 billion bridge spanning the Firth of Forth which has been designed to relieve pressure on the Forth Road Bridge.

Synaptec's offshore turbine monitoring tech wins award for slashing costs

Glasgow-based Synaptec Ltd was the winner of the Best Offshore Renewables Innovation at the 2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards for its Refase™ product.

All woody biomass should be subject to a cascade of use code, says Use Wood Wisely

Norbord and other wood-using industries have joined forces with environmental charities to urge Government to limit support for subsidies.

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