Category Archives: Energy

New Fortress Energy Signs 15 Year Contract To Supply Natural Gas To Norsk Hydro’s Brazil Refinery

The energy infrastructure company New Fortress Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the supply of natural gas to a subsidiary of Norsk Hydro. The agreement with the Alunorte Alumina refinery in Brazil has a term of 15 years. Under the agreement, New Fortress Energy will deliver an agreed minimum volume of natural […]

Survival of the fittest | Commentaries

Dr. E. Faye Williams I am not perfect, nor do I claim to be. While I try to get as close as possible, I don’t rate my behavior as perfect or my judgment as infallible. I accept the humanity and infallibility of others and hope that if I am judged by others, I will receive […]

Bosnian Serbs, Serbia Launch Construction Of Controversial Hydropower Plant

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina – The predominantly Serbian unit of Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Republika Srpska and neighboring Serbia have started building a hydropower plant on the Drina, despite opposition from environmental organizations and the Bosnian central government. The Prime Ministers of the Republika Srpska and Serbia, Radovan Viskovic and Ana Brnabic, on May 17th laid the foundation […]

Bosnia’s Serb Republic, Serbia launch construction of 125MW hydro power plant

The Prime Ministers of the autonomous Serbian Republic of Bosnia and neighboring Serbia started construction of a 125-megawatt hydropower plant on the Drina on Monday, which will help diversify their future energy mix. The Buk Bijela Dam and Plant, near the eastern Bosnian city of Foca, will be part of a system of three hydropower […]

China’s Zhurong rover has landed on Mars: Next challenge survival in inhospitable Martian environment

China made history on Friday by becoming the third nation to land a rover on the surface of another planet. The Zhurong rover, which landed in Utopia Planitia, will roll out of its lander cocoon on the surface in the coming weeks. The landing of Tianwen 1 on Mars was the latest example of China’s […]

Warming Trends: Chief Heat Officers, Disappearing Cave Art and a Game of Climate Survival

CULTURE Climate protection or climate catastrophe? You decide Actions taken this century will either save the planet from the dire effects of global warming or turn the world into a downward spiral of catastrophe and calamity. In a new online game, you can choose which one. Survive the Century is a branching adventure game where […]

Floating solar panels could boost energy capacity in Africa

According to a new study and an energy expert, floating solar could be a valuable tool to help African nations expand their energy infrastructure in a sustainable manner. If panels covered 1% of the reservoirs, this alone could double African hydropower capacity and increase electricity generation from dams by 50%. However, unknowns remain such as […]

Survival of the fittest – Florida Courier

ADVERTISING I am neither perfect nor do I claim to be. While I try to get as close as possible, I don’t rate my behavior as perfect or my judgment as infallible. I accept the humanity and infallibility of others and hope that if I am judged by others, I will receive the same courtesy […]

Recent Solar Storm Caused Beautiful Aurora Light Display

A rare display of the northern lights was seen in areas of the northern United States early Wednesday when a surprise storm shook Earth’s magnetic field and skywatchers looked upward in pastel tones. There is a chance the show will continue on Wednesday evening thanks to energetic particles hitting the planet’s upper atmosphere. (Photo: Image […]

Offshore vineyard wind holds promise for vulnerable bird populations

Heidi Ricci, Joan Walsh and Garry George | The Herald News Heidi Ricci is the director of politics and legal affairs, and Joan Walsh is the Bertrand Chair in Natural History and Field Ornithology for Mass Audubon in Lincoln. Garry George is the director of clean energy for the National Audubon Society in Washington, DC […]