Tag Archives: biomass

Renew Now!

This week’s news from the renewable energy world Houghton secures coal-to-biomass contract. Houghton International has secured a three-year motor maintenance and repair contract at Lynemouth power station in England. The plant in Northumberland is currently being converted from coal to biomass. On completion, it is expected to generate 420 MW of renewable energy. Houghton will be responsible for […]

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Toshiba Realignment

Four divisions: Infrastructure, Energy, Electronics, Information/Communications Toshiba is splitting its corporation into four subdivisions, the company announced Monday. The decision follows Toshiba’s nuclear division—Westinghouse—filing for bankruptcy March 29. The four subsidiaries will be infrastructure, including water treatment and railways; energy, including thermal and nuclear power; electronics, including data storage; and information and communications. These will take effect in July, […]

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Hopping With Energy

Converting beer wastewater to lithium-ion battery power Now we know what all those craft breweries were really up to while experimenting with their sweet science. While surely making a double-nitro-extra-pale-hopp’d-IPA was a real priority, the process of brewing beer has recently produced a more widely applied result: energy. Specifically, energy that can be used in lithium-ion batteries. […]

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Heady Hospitality

The innovations of Eco-friendly hotels Searching for additional clients for installation, repair or maintenance opportunities? It’s possible that you might be lodging in one of them on the way to your next convention or business trip. Always places of relevance for electrical maintenance and repair, many hotels house traditional HVAC systems, plumbing systems, and use motors and […]

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