Technip-led consortium awarded contracts worth $1.23B for the ultra-deep TEN project in Ghana

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Tullow Ghana Limited has awarded two contracts for the TEN Project, located offshore Ghana at a water depth reaching up to 2,000 meters (6,562 feet), to Technip, leader of a consortium with Subsea7. Thus, Technip’s operating center in Paris, France, will execute this project with the support of the Group’s offices in Accra, Ghana. The TEN Field is located in the Deepwater Tano Contract Area, 60 kilometers (37 miles) off the coast of Ghana and approximately 30 kilometers (18.6

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TUM, partners to present electric aCar prototype at IAA; transport for sub-Saharan Africa

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The battery offers a variety of other possible applications, either as an energy source or as a drive for high-consumption applications, for example as a winch. Solar modules mounted on the roof of the aCar gather energy throughout the day. Optional solar collector sheets can be unrolled to significantly increase the amount of solar energy produced for self-contained battery charging.

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UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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The fast-growing global vehicle fleet is a major contributor to air pollution and climate change; globally, the transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of energy-related global greenhouse gas emissions.

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TransGas and SK EC team on West Virginia coal-to-gasoline project

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The Adams Fork Energy project will convert regional coal into premium-grade gasoline, producing 18,000 barrels per day (756,000 gallons US, 2.86 SKE&C’s experience includes Korea’s largest oil refinery; the Cadereyta and Madero Refinery upgrades in Mexico; and full-scale refinery projects in Kuwait, UAE, Brazil and Ghana. TransGas Development Systems, LLC announced an agreement with SK Engineering & Construction Co.,

Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program accepting application for 2017 awards

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Joint biodiversity conservation activities with cocoa farmers in Ghana. Environment-Education seminar of Energy in Yokkaichi University. Helping children propagate energy conservation activities in their homes through the Eco Ranger Project.

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Global Bioenergy Partnership publishes report on 24 sustainability indicators for bioenergy: electricity, heat and transport

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The indicators take a holistic approach to assessing many important aspects of the intersection of bioenergy and sustainability, including greenhouse gas emissions, biological diversity, the price and supply of a national food basket, access to energy, economic development and energy security. Outlines the approach for collecting and analyzing the data needed to evaluate the indicator and for making relevant comparisons to other energy options or agricultural systems.

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New international Climate and Clean Air Coalition to focus on reduction of short-lived climate pollutants

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, a new global initiative to seize the opportunity of realizing concrete benefits on climate, health, food and energy resulting from reducing short-lived climate pollutants. The founding coalition partners are Bangladesh, Canada, Ghana, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States, together with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

IISD Releases Five-Part Series of Reports on Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies

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The authors note that the US is an important test case for the idea that price-gap evaluations alone are not sufficient to capture the many ways that fossil energy is subsidized. It focuses in particular on France, Ghana and Senegal, as well as drawing from case studies of other countries and previous work that examines the reform of energy subsidies and price subsidies.

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