EVENTS

2023

24 September
30 September
SolarEdge Technologies has announced the completion of a second solar PV system for leading organic food producer, Yeo Valley Organic. The installation of a 623MWh rooftop array at its Newton Abbot manufacturing facility furthers Yeo Valley’s ambition to become 50% electricity self-sufficient within the next 10 years and follows the earlier installation of a 1.13MW
30 September
Close partnership, outstanding material expertise and extensive possibilities for component testing by the plastics manufacturer BASF are the basis for the new application made of Ultramid. Heidelberg, a leading manufacturer of charging technology, is using polyamide for the first time as an injection-molded housing in the new Amperfied wallbox connect.home. This further development sets standards
30 September
The conversion efficiency of tandem solar cells to beyond the limits of today’s commercial photovoltaic (PV) modules has been pushed further. For the first time four-terminal perovskite/silicon tandem devices with a certified top cell, have passed the barrier of 30%. Such high efficiency enables more power per square meters and less cost per kWh.  The
2 October
7 October
Volvo Trucks will deliver fully electric heavy-duty trucks to Amazon in Germany by the end of the year. The 20 Volvo FH Electric are expected to drive more than one million road kilometres annually, fuelled with electricity instead of diesel. Heavy goods vehicles and other commercial vehicles make up around 36% of Germany’s domestic transport
7 October
The DORIS – HHI consortium has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Corio Generation and TotalEnergies for their Ulsan Gray Whale 3 Offshore Windfarm project, located offshore of the east coast of South Korea. The FEED contract covers the full integrated scope of activities related to the floating units, including the design,
7 October
The construction of the 58 MW Stępień solar plant in Poland is completed, and the plant is ready for operation. Stępień was developed and will be operated by Wento, Equinor’s 100% subsidiary. In 2021, Equinor bought the Polish solar developer Wento and its pipeline of solar projects across Poland. Less than 1.5 years after the
14 October
As part of its ongoing electrification programme, Norwegian cod farming company Norcod has completed a large project to implement shore power as the energy source for its Frosvika production facility in Meløy municipality, Nordland county.  “Our ambition has always been to set the standard in responsible, industrial-scale farming of top-quality cod, through constant operational improvements
14 October
Leading boiler and home heating manufacturer, Worcester Bosch, has joined the London Cocktail Week celebrations with the launch of a new, sustainability-themed cocktail in collaboration with cocktail bar Boiler & Company. The limited-edition cocktail – titled The Hybrid – will be available on the Southwark-based Boiler & Company menu for one month and has been
14 October
Simply Lunch is on a mission this Christmas, to serve up tasty sandwiches and help the environment whilst doing so. This year the company will be planting a tree with every purchase made of its Vegan Festive Feast sandwich to absorb carbon and help combat climate change. Simply Lunch’s mission this Christmas is to give
16 October
16 - 17 October 2024 | Japan
16 October
21 October
For the first time, a Boeing 777-300ER operated by Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken off on a passenger flight with the AeroSHARK surface technology jointly developed by Lufthansa Technik and BASF. The fuselage and engine nacelles of the aircraft were recently fitted with approximately 950 square meters of so-called Riblet films, which replicate
21 October
Sustainable furniture is a growing business area with great potential. Customers and companies around the world are looking for products with a low environmental impact for their homes or work environments. Similar to other industries, the focus here is on reducing the carbon footprint, on durability and on recyclability. High-performance plastics offer enormous advantages in
21 October
bp ventures has invested $6 million in all-electric ride-hailing business Freebee, a Miami-based company that provides free, on-demand transportation to local communities through their mobile app Ride Freebee. bp led the business’s $8 million Series A funding round, with support from Freebee’s current infrastructure capital partner, Tensile Mobility. Freebee’s free-to-the-user trips are financed through local
28 October
Kimberly-Clark Professional is the first manufacturer to introduce 100% bio-based and recyclable core plugs in its Scott and Kleenex hand towel ranges across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The plastic-free core plugs are made primarily from starch and fibre, replacing plastic core plugs currently in use. It is estimated to reduce plastic by over
4 November
ABB has published an ‘Energy Transition Equation’ report that shows how industrial customers can reduce carbon emissions and manage the energy transition for a more sustainable future. Based on nine months of research and modelling, the report highlights how early adoption and integration of automation, digitalization, and electrification technologies to enable autonomous operations can deliver
4 November
credit: trinamiX GmbH
trinamiX GmbH, a leading provider of mobile spectroscopy, with support from the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, has launched an initiative to supply waste management projects with 50 starter kits to identify different plastic types on the spot. Each kit contains trinamiX’s Mobile NIR Spectroscopy Solution, a smartphone, data analysis in the trinamiX spectroscopy cloud,
4 November
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Algae cultivation provides energy for 2,000-2,500 households in Gustavsberg, Sweden AstaReal, the global pioneer in natural astaxanthin production and related research, has elevated its sustainability efforts to the next level. Thanks to a cooperation with the energy utility Vattenfall, the company is now using excess heat from its facility in Gustavsberg, Sweden, to feed the
4 November
4-7 November 2024 | UAE

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