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

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

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However, to make sure the aCar also meets all the demands placed on it on location, they shipped the vehicle to Ghana, where they tested the technology and concept under local conditions in July 2017.

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Green car hire firm tackles three peaks for charity

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Greener vehicle hire firm, Green Motion is taking part in a daunting three peaks challenge to raise money for the Dream Big Volunteer Ghana foundation. Latest news climb Dream Big Green Motion three peaks Volunteer GhanaManaging director and founder of the business, Richard Lowden will be accompanied by representatives from the firm’s business partners including Reebok, Fit and Ready, Interdirect and Soundwaves in tackling a [.].

Galten Biodiesel to supply jatropha oil to Neste Oil

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Galten operates its first Jatropha plantation in Ghana. Globes. Israel-based Galten Biodiesel has signed a NIS 225-million (US$60-million) contract to supply 60,000 of Jatropha oil to Finland-based Neste Oil, the producer of NExBTL renewable fuels, beginning in 2014. Galten chairman Doron Levy said, “60% of vehicles in Europe are fuelled by diesel and European regulations require 20% of diesel vehicles to be fuelled by biological fuels by 2020.

EPA report to Congress finds a strong scientific and technical foundation for mitigating black carbon emissions

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Key policy-relevant scientific uncertainties related to BC. Source: EPA. Click to enlarge.

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

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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., Ltd (SKE&C) leading to engineering, procurement and construction of its first US coal-to-gasoline plant—Adams Fork Energy—to be located in Mingo County, West Virginia. Earlier post.)

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

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In the meantime, the Partnership is proceeding with piloting projects in Indonesia, Colombia and Ghana. The Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) has published its report on sustainability indicators for bioenergy. Earlier post.)

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

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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. The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Geneva-based Global Subsidies Initiative ( GSI ) has issued a five-part series of reports into how nations might remove fossil-fuel subsidies, on the eve of a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Washington this week.