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Ski atop the worlds cleanest waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen

Six years after breaking ground, CopenHill — a waste-to-energy plant topped with a year-round ski slope — is officially open, marking a major milestone in Copenhagen’s journey to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll designed the new architectural landmark that they describe as the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. The building includes an environmental education hub as well as a landscaped roof for urba...
Tags: Design, Hiking, Environment, Environmental Education, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Bjarke Ingels, Biodiversity, Copenhagen, Big, Sla, Carousel Showcase, Waste Disposal, Carbon-neutral, Green Roof


Greenhouse gas emissions rose during 2018 after three year decline

After a solid decline for the past three years, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States rose in 2018. According to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), power generation, natural gas and oil consumption resulted in an emissions increase of 3.4 percent, marking the second largest annual gain since 1996. The only year that emissions increased at a more significant rate was 2010, when emissions went up 3.6 percent after a huge recession-driven decline the year before. ...
Tags: Energy, Design, News, Climate Change, Environment, Climate, Fuel, United States, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 2018, Natural Gas, Co2, Greenhouse Gas, Diesel


Top Asian News 7:00 p.m. GMT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts. Even on the clearest days, plumes of smoke from two towering chimneys linger over the center of Pyongyang. The Soviet-era Pyongyang Combined Heat and Power Plant smokestacks are one of the North Korean capital's most recognizable landmarks. Possibly more than anyt...
Tags: News, Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, Power Plant, Pyongyang North Korea, Achilles


Top Asian News 11:16 a.m. GMT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts. Even on the clearest days, plumes of smoke from two towering chimneys linger over the center of Pyongyang. The Soviet-era Pyongyang Combined Heat and Power Plant smokestacks are one of the North Korean capital's most recognizable landmarks. Possibly more than anyt...
Tags: News, Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, Power Plant, Pyongyang North Korea, Achilles


Top Asian News 9:16 a.m. GMT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons — and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts. Even on the clearest days, plumes of smoke from two towering chimneys linger over the center of Pyongyang. The Soviet-era Pyongyang Combined Heat and Power Plant smokestacks are one of the North Korean capital's most recognizable landmarks. Possibly more than anyt...
Tags: News, Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, Power Plant, Pyongyang North Korea, Achilles


Clean energy-producing Light Up wins the 2018 LAGI competition in Melbourne

New York-based NH Architecture and Seattle architectural practice Olson Kundig placed first and second respectively in the 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative design competition in Melbourne, Australia. Sponsored by the State of Victoria’s Renewable Energy Action Plan with clean energy targets of 25 percent by 2020, the international competition sought large-scale works of public art that generate renewable energy in visible ways for St. Kilda Triangle in the City of Port Phillip. NH Architectur...
Tags: New York, Design, Renewable Energy, Architecture, Gallery, Wind Power, Solar Energy, Clean Energy, Victoria, Melbourne, Solar Power, Seattle, Public Art, Solar Sail, Carousel Showcase, Light Up


Zimbabwe:India Set to Extend $310m Loan for Power Plant

[The Herald] The Indian Government has expressed willingness to extend a $310 million soft loan to Zimbabwe to finance a rehabilitation programme for Hwange Thermal Power station that would entail upgrading the plant and extending its lifespan by a further 15-20 years.
Tags: News, India, Zimbabwe, Herald, Power Plant, Hwange Thermal Power


Wisconsin Residents Worry About Coal Dust From Power Plant

Residents in southeast Wisconsin are concerned about how their health is being affected by black coal dust from a nearby power plant.
Tags: Wisconsin, Power Plant


EPIcenter Focuses on Technology for Disaster Recovery With May Event

San Antonio—An organization focused on promoting energy businesses and innovation in San Antonio is taking a unique angle for the topic of a summit it is hosting in May: technologies that can help the recovery process from disasters, such as hurricanes or even cyber attacks. EPIcenter, which is redeveloping a 108-year-old power plant into a think tank, startup incubator, and exhibit space, plans to host the disaster recovery-focused event on May 3 at Pearl Stable in San Antonio. The half-...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Apps, Internet Of Things, Business, Texas, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Disaster, Entrepreneur, Trends, Startup, Tech, Cybersecurity, Incubator, Hurricane


Check out this rooftop ski slope set for a super-green power plant in Denmark

Power plant for the people! The architect responsible for Google's stylish London HQ is also behind an ambitious project for a power plant that the public can ski down. It's set to open at the end of 2018. The post Check out this rooftop ski slope set for a super-green power plant in Denmark appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Outdoors, London, Trends, Architecture, Denmark, Copenhagen, Sla, Ski Slope, Green Energy, Emerging Tech, Power Plant, Bjarke Ingles Group


Cheaper for Companies, but Bad for You

Cleaning up messes is expensive, but people want cheap stuff. It's cheaper for companies to let us pay the cost less directly, via subsidies and suffering. The post Cheaper for Companies, but Bad for You appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, Maryland, Air Pollution, Nuclear Waste, Epa, Wwii, Waste, St. Louis, Scott Pruitt, Manhattan Project, News & Politics, Power Plant, Radioactive, Landfills, Superfund, Externalities


EPIcenter Developing Energy Incubator, Think Tank in San Antonio

San Antonio—[Corrected 2:28 p.m. See below.] On the south end of downtown San Antonio, in a 108-year-old power plant that was decommissioned in 2003, a nonprofit has plans to establish a think tank, incubator, and exhibit space that will advocate for innovation in clean energy. Called EPIcenter, the organization is redeveloping the power plant into a space to host conferences, develop new companies and new ideals, and for research and development work, among other uses. It was conceived i...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Internet Of Things, Accelerator, Texas, Oil, Trends, Startup, Renewable Energy, Gas, Incubator, Exhibit, Oil And Gas, Iot, Conference, Think Tank


Video: Suicide Bombers kill 7 at Power Plant

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Suicide bombers killed seven people and wounded 12 in an attack on a power plant north of Baghdad on Saturday, an Iraqi security official said. Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. Post your commentary below.
Tags: News, Iraq, Iraq Business News, Baghdad, Power Plant


Siemens wins Service Agreement to operate Power Plant

Germany’s Siemens has expanded an existing service agreement with KAR Group in Iraq to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) for two newly added SSC5-2000E power plant units at the Khormala plant in the Kurdistan region. The 930-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant meets nearly 30 percent of the power demand targeted by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supplying more than four million Iraqi people with reliable electricity. According to a statemengt from the compa...
Tags: News, Germany, Iraq, Middle East, Siemens, Iraq Business News, Kurdistan, Power Plant, Kurdistan Regional Government KRG, Kurdistan Regional Government, Khormala, KAR Group, Mena Power, Gianluigi Di Giovanni, Siemens Power Generation Services, Siemens Power Diagnostics


$191m Japanese Financing for Power Plant

On August 5, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under the Government of Japan signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Republic of Iraq in Baghdad to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 21.556 billion yen (equivalent to approximately USD 191 million[1]) for the Hartha Thermal Power Station Rehabilitation Project (Phase 2). At the signing ceremony at the government palace in Baghdad, the loan agreement was signed between Dr. Maher Hammad Johan, Acting Deputy Minister of ...
Tags: Japan, News, Iraq, Iraq Business News, Baghdad, Power Plant, Haider al Abadi, ODA, Government of Japan, Republic of Iraq, Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA, Ministry of Electricity, Maher Hammad Johan, Yuho Hayakawa, Kentaro Sonoura, Fumio


Fukushima Robot Finds Nuclear Fuel Debris ‘Hanging Like Icicles’ In Power Plant

A robot sent into Fukushima’s defunct nuclear power plant found what could potentially be melted nuclear fuel debris — hanging in the form of “icicles.” The machine was deployed to locate the source of the melted debris and potentially clean it up.
Tags: News, Fukushima, Power Plant


Panera Bread across from Inner Harbor is closing

The Panera Bread restaurant at 600 E. Pratt St. across from the Power Plant is closing June 30 after 10 years of business in the location. The restaurant and David S. Brown Enterprises Ltd., which developed the Lockwood Place retail center, confirmed the closure Tuesday. In a statement to the BBJ, David S. Brown said "there is a tremendous amount of interest in the vacant space." Panera moved into the roughly 5,000 square feet on the corner of Pratt Street and Market Place in 2007, marking the...
Tags: Power Plant, Inner Harbor, Pratt St, Pratt Street, David S Brown Enterprises Ltd, Lockwood Place, David S Brown


What it's like to attend a $125 marijuana pairing dinner where guests eat and get high

Philip Wolf was sipping wine at a vineyard in Barcelona when the idea struck him: If people can drink and eat in good company, why can't they get high? In February 2014, one month after Colorado fully legalized marijuana, Wolf launched his company Cultivating Spirits, which hosts marijuana pairing dinners across the state. Like a wine tasting, the events mix gourmet foods and ganja, and cater to a sophisticated audience. "I knew that cannabis, from a connoisseur's standpoint, had the same quali...
Tags: Colorado, San Francisco, Trends, Barcelona, Airbnb, Wolf, Power Plant, Philip Wolf


Phillips Seafood bringing new fast-casual Asian concept to D.C.

Phillips Seafood, the Baltimore company which has its flagship location at the Power Plant, just opened a Washington, D.C., restaurant and already has another one planned. But neither are seafood restaurants. Phillips closed a previously D.C. location at the Southwest Waterfront to make way for the massive Wharf development. Formally known as Phillips Foods Inc., the company just opened 10 Tavern across from Verizon Center in Penn Quarter, and later this year plans to open Street Kart, a fast-...
Tags: Washington, Power Plant, Verizon Center, Phillips, Penn Quarter, Phillips Seafood, Phillips Seafood the Baltimore, Southwest Waterfront, Phillips Foods Inc


Construction Collapse in Southeast China Kills Dozens at Power Plant

Rescuers were searching for survivors after a scaffold collapsed on Thursday inside a cooling tower being built at a coal power plant in Jiangxi Province.
Tags: News, China, Power Plant


China Construction Site Accident Kills Many As Scaffold Collapses In Power Plant In Jiangxi Province

At least 40 people died and many were injured when a platform collapsed at a construction site in eastern China’s Jiangxi province Thursday morning. Several people are believed to be still trapped in the collapsed scaffolding, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Tags: News, China, Power Plant, Xinhua, Jiangxi Province


Homer Simpson Gives Jimmy Kimmel A HIGHlarious Tour Of Springfield To Celebrate The Simpsons 600th Episode — Watch!

We LOVE a good crossover! Seeing as how The Simpsons is currently in its 28th season, it's no surprise the show is coming up on episode 600 on Sunday with Treehouse of Horror XXVII -- and Jimmy Kimmel is helping them celebrate! On Thursday night, Jimmy mentioned the animated hit's upcoming landmark ep during his monologue when all of a sudden, he was talking to Homer through the TV -- and got sucked into Springfield! Related: The Simpsons Poke Fun At Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton To Help You De...
Tags: Celebs, Jimmy Kimmel, Fox, Power Plant, Don, Homer Simpson, Kimmel, Springfield, Jimmy, Donald Trump Hillary Clinton, Homer, J K


GE signs $520m Iraq Deal

GE has signed a multiyear agreement in Iraq with Mass Energy Group Holding. The $520-million contract includes operation and maintenance services as well as GE’s advanced digital industrial solutions for the 3-gigawatt gas-fired Basmaya [Bismaya] Power Plant, only 40 kilometers east of Baghdad. This contract represents a continuing effort between Mass Energy Group Holding, the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity (MOE) and GE to bring much-needed power to the people of Iraq. Ahmad Ismail, Chairman of M...
Tags: News, Ge, Iraq, Iraq Business News, Baghdad, Power Plant, Basmaya


Repurposed Sydney brewery boasts a pioneering rooftop power plant

The project is part of A $2 billion scheme developed by Frasers Property and Sekisui House, which will include shops, a hotel, student housing and a public park. The metallic appearance of the plant contrasts with the existing brewery's red brick facade. Related: Old slaughterhouse in Madrid is turned into an incubator for creative startups "The built form of the project needed to provide a memorable expression of this important new technology within the urban context while also meeting the d...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, Sydney, Madrid, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Green Architecture, Adaptive Reuse, Power Plant, Mixed-use Development


State-of-the-art power plant in Dsseldorf doubles as an observation tower

The structure is not a simple power plant, but a landmark that dominates the southwestern boundary of the city. Thanks to its modular construction, the power plant can adjust to various functions. Its largest frame element envelops the existing smokestack-the highest point of the building complex. Related: Dubai to build the world’s biggest concentrated solar power plant Situated approximately 45 meters (148 feet) above ground level, a viewing platform offers views of the rest of the plant an...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Dusseldorf, Gallery, Dubai, Clean Energy, Clean Tech, Green Architecture, Glass Facade, Modular Architecture, Power Plant, Observation Tower, Viewing Platform, Dsseldorf


Don’t have a meltdown, but German officials just found malware in a nuclear reactor

Workers at a German nuclear power plant discovered a wealth of malware on a system used for monitoring fuel rods, but nothing bad happened because the machine isn't connected to the Internet. The post Don’t have a meltdown, but German officials just found malware in a nuclear reactor appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Malware, Virus, Computing, Power Plant, Don


Gecko Robotics Does The Heavy Inspecting At Power Plants To Prevent Human Fatalities

 Y Combinator-backed Gecko Robotics is hoping to save a few human lives at our nation’s power plants with wall-climbing robots. Gecko’s proprietary magnetic adhesion technology works much like the sticky foot of a gecko, allowing its robots to crawl up walls to inspect for damage along the way. A human would normally be the checker, but that presents an often dangerous situation. Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Y Combinator, Robotics, Gecko, Robot, Power Plant, Gecko Robotics, Power Plants To Prevent Human Fatalities




Neste, Veolia and Borealis to Build a New Combined Heat and Power Plant in Porvoo, Finland

Neste, Veolia and Borealis have agreed to create a joint venture company to build a new combined heat and power plant and produce and supply steam and other utilities to Neste's refinery and Borealis' petrochemical plant in Porvoo, Finland. The company, Kilpilahti Power Plant Limited , will be owned 40% each by Neste and Veolia and 20% by Borealis.
Tags: Neste, Power Plant, Veolia, Neste Veolia, Porvoo Finland, Kilpilahti Power Plant Limited