alternative energy industry Articles

  • PHILIPPINE REGULATORY SUPPORTS FOR FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Consistent with the Philippine Agenda for the Next Ten years, laws and policies were drawn up to accelerate the Renewable Energy Industry. The Policy Framework work present an exhaustive compilation of Philippine Laws and regulations that supports foreign investments. Incentives,whether fiscal and non-fiscal respond to the issues regarding viability and profitability of foreign investment in the ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • The diffusion of innovation and perceived risk for the adoption of alternative energy vehicles

    Many researchers have studied alternative energy issues from a policy or industry viewpoint, but few have explored the consumer's beliefs and opinions. Since most applications of alternative energy are being developed for the consumer market, the consumer's acceptance and adoption of these new fuels and alternative energy vehicles are key factors to consider. This research studies the consumer's ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Thermodynamic and exergy efficiencies of magnetocaloric energy conversion utilising industrial waste heat

    An investigation under which conditions industrial waste heat utilised with magnetic energy conversion machines can be a possible alternative to conventional energy conversion technologies is presented. The application of a numerical model leads to the thermodynamic efficiency, the exergy efficiency, and approximate values of the total mass and the total volume of a magnetic energy conversion ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Solar LED ground and paver lights and alternative solution

    The most innovative new lighting product in the architectural industry is the solar-powered LED ground lights. LED lights are a vast improvement over the traditional lights. It would take 48 trees and over 20 years to compensate for the pollution produced by 30 traditional lights. There is no pollution with solar powered lights- the energy source is the sun. Solar-powered LED lights are a more ...


    By SimBio USA, Inc.

  • Biogas as an option for industrial applications

    Biogas is typically burned to produce electricity or used as vehicle fuel. This case study analyses possibilities to utilise biogas directly in industrial applications to replace current fossil raw materials. True industrial cases are analysed by considering economic impacts of using either landfill gas or gas produced from biomass. Utilisation of biogas is economically viable and technically ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Coordination of exergy analysis and the MIND method - applied to a pulp and board mill

    The MIND (Method for analysis of INDustrial energy systems) method has been developed for cost optimisation of industrial energy systems, mainly with regard to quantities of energy. Exergy analysis reveals losses, efficiencies and possible improvements. These methods can be combined in order to improve industrial energy systems. In this paper, a Swedish pulp and board mill is used as a case ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Maxsys Ltd. partnering with SAETECH to bring Energy Savings to the US

    Leading cleantech company Maxsys Ltd, have announced an exciting new partnership with SAETECH, a top US provider of energy enhancement technologies. This move into the American market could not be timelier, as US industry turns away from the traditional method of coal burning and embraces natural gas as an abundantly viable alternative for providing power. Maxsys Fuel Systems, a unique technology ...


    By Maxsys Fuel Systems Ltd

  • Project valuation with financial leasing contracts

    Financial leasing is prevalent in many projects in the oil and energy industries. Examples are tariff payments in existing pipelines, processing tariffs, leasing of rigs and leasing of LNG transportation ships. A common mistake among oil companies in such settings is to treat financial leasing costs as operating cost and discount with the firm's weighted average cost of capital (WACC). This ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Hydrogen production technology for powering civil and industrial systems: a review

    Partial use of alternative energy exemplified by hydrogen energy is expected to reduce negative impacts associated with the current dependence on fossil energy and bring net gain to regional and national economies. Hydrogen has emission levels that are far below the existing and possibly, future standards. Hydrogen energy may enhance energy security and perhaps allay concerns some concerns about ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Focus Bioenergy No 10 2004: Good examples for a sustainable energy system

    Over the past 25 years, bioenergy has become a large and obvious component of the Swedish energy system. There are applications of all scales, as gas or in solid or fluid forms used with modern and commercial technology. Biofuels are renewable fuels suitable to use within the energy market’s three fields – industry, residential and transport. Used with steering instruments that take the ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Energy Monitoring System

    Overview Iammeter is commercial energy monitoring system developed by us, to which you can connect your own Modbus energy meter and then start to monitor the electricity usage for your household electricity system, or commercial electricity system, or industrial electricity system or solar system. ...

  • Diversification of Russian gas export routes

    The exportation of energy (i.e., gas) resources plays a vital role in the economic development in Russia. The major market for Russian gas exports is Western Europe, which has caused a considerable amount of concern amongst Russian officials. This paper presents different options for gas export routes for Russia and other CIS countries, taking into account market demand and supply, as well as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Potential contribution of the wastewater sector to energy supply

    The biological treatment of wastewater could yield high energy fuels such as methane and alcohols, however most conventional treatment systems do not recover this energy potential. With a simple model of the energy yields of various wastewater treatment technologies it is possible to demonstrate how minor shifts in technology selection can lead the industry from being identified as predominantly ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Iran's strong case for nuclear power is obscured by UN sanctions and geopolitics

    Rapid growth in Iran's domestic energy demand and its dependence on oil exports for revenue has forced it to consider alternative future energy solutions. Years of inadequate investment in new infrastructure to develop oil and gas reserves may lead to a rapid decline in oil production and delays to key projects that have the potential to expand oil and gas exports over the next decade. Broad ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The impact of national environmental policy on the global success of next-generation automobiles

    In this paper, we identify the most crucial factors of the potential world market success of alternative car designs: fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and conventional fuel efficient vehicles (FEVs). We assess which vehicle concept is favoured under which regulation regime. We suggest that the global success of a certain technology ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Strategic thinking on oil development in China

    It is expected that crude oil production in China will maintain its current level until 2020. Driven by higher living standards and the rapid development of energy intensive industries, China's oil demand will increase rapidly and might lead to heavier import dependency. Three cases of demand forecasts are presented, but for the sake of sustainable economic and social development, neither the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental attitudes in the UK nuclear energy industry

    The relatively low carbon footprint of nuclear energy development, when compared to fossil fuel alternatives, is widely cited as one of the main factors influencing the recent policy trend in the UK. This paper examines the shift in UK nuclear energy policy in the 21st century from a position opposed to atomic energy expansion to one in its favour, focusing on the role of carbon emissions. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Forecasting US renewables in the national energy modelling system

    The Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the US Department of Energy (DOE) forecasts US renewable energy supply and demand in the context of overall energy markets using the National Energy Modelling System (NEMS). Renewables compete with other supply and demand options within the residential, commercial, industrial, transportation, and electricity sectors of the US economy. NEMS forecasts ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Interview Vivienne Cox, ceo BP alternative energy: A time for choices

    The economic downturn is sharpening the focus of clean energy investment, says Vivienne Cox, the head of BP’s Alternative Energy business. Cox detects an increasingly business-like approach that the industry is taking towards new investment. ‘It is a time for choices.’ Of the major oil and gas companies, BP was an early mover in promoting and pursuing the business of clean energy, although the ...

  • Green energy test

    Investment growth in clean energy plummeted from phenomenal rates of more than 50% a year in 2005-7 to just 5% in 2008. With credit hard to get hold of and oil prices languishing in the region of $40 dollar/barrel, what does the future hold for what was a booming alternative energy industry? Michael Liebreich – founder and CEO of New Energy Finance, clean energy analysts – is surprisingly ...

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