Energy Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en North America’s Largest 100% Biomass-Fueled Power Plant Opens in Canada http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/north-america-s-largest-100-biomass-fueled-power-plant-opens-canada <div class="field-byline"> A </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The biomass used to fuel Atikokan Generating Station, which is now generating electricity in northwestern Ontario, is being harvested and processed locally. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/north-america-s-largest-100-biomass-fueled-power-plant-opens-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/north-america-s-largest-100-biomass-fueled-power-plant-opens-canada#comments Energy Management Expansion Management News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:57:00 +0000 148491 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Photo Courtesy of Ontario Centres of Excellence</p> Investing in the US is the Rallying Cry of Energy Sector Companies http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/investing-us-rallying-cry-energy-sector-companies <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From 2011 to August 2014 U.S. investments totaled $124 billion, in the form of 196 announcements of new chemical plants or upgrades to existing plants.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/investing-us-rallying-cry-energy-sector-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/investing-us-rallying-cry-energy-sector-companies#comments Energy Management Expansion Management News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:16:00 +0000 148381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of BASF</em></p> Honda's Ohio Plant is First Auto OEM to Get Substantial Power from Wind Turbine http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/hondas-ohio-plant-first-auto-oem-get-substantial-power-wind-turbine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The two turbines, standing 260 feet tall with 160-foot blades, were initially projected to produce upwards of 10,000 megawatt hours (MWH) of electricity per year, accounting for approximately 10% of the plant's annual power needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/hondas-ohio-plant-first-auto-oem-get-substantial-power-wind-turbine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/hondas-ohio-plant-first-auto-oem-get-substantial-power-wind-turbine#comments Energy Management Operations News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:26:00 +0000 148051 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of ConEdison Solutions</em></p> 2015 IW Best Plants Conference: Call For Speakers http://www.industryweek.com/callforspeakers <div class="node-body 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class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/energy-boom-africa-500-companies-exploring-continent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/energy-boom-africa-500-companies-exploring-continent#comments Energy Management News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:15:00 +0000 147081 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Marco DiLauro</em></p> <p><em>Getty Images</em></p> Boeing Plans to Turn Tobacco into Jet Fuel http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-plans-turn-tobacco-jet-fuel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aviation biofuel, made from renewable resources such as plants, can reduce carbon emissions by 50% to 80%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-plans-turn-tobacco-jet-fuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-plans-turn-tobacco-jet-fuel#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Leadership News Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:48:00 +0000 145001 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Copyright Luke Sharrett</p> <p><em>Collection:&nbsp;Getty Images News</em></p> Think Small: Google Offers Big Prize for Little Power Breakthrough http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The challenge is to shrink power converters to about a tenth of their present size, described as on par with large picnic coolers.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough#comments Energy Management Product Development Energy Innovation News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 143651 at http://www.industryweek.com GlobalP/iStock/Thinkstock ABB, Volvo Reveal Tie-up on Fast-recharge Electric Buses http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first project for the technology is to provide 12 hybrid buses for the public transport system in Luxembourg by next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses#comments Energy Management Technology News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:25:00 +0000 143401 at http://www.industryweek.com ExxonMobil Pumps Money into Europe http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The energy giant said it intends to install a new unit at the site which will convert heavy crude into diesel and marine fuel, a market it believes will grow in the long term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe#comments Energy Management Expansion Management Operations News Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 141661 at http://www.industryweek.com Supreme Court Refuses Challenge to California Climate Rule http://www.industryweek.com/energy/supreme-court-refuses-challenge-california-climate-rule <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear a challenge to California's landmark low-carbon fuel standard, in a blow to out-of-state ethanol and gasoline producers that say the rule unfairly discriminates against their products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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