Head of Discrete Automation and Motion division to succeed Joe Hogan on September 15
Zurich, Switzerland, – The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/board-of-abb-has-unanimously-appointed-names-ulrich-spiesshofer-as-ceo/ (DM) division, ABB CEO, Cleantech, Discrete Automation and Motion, Public Health, Risk Management, Ulrich Spiesshofer as CEO, Wind, Wind energy
The Coast Guard recently wrapped up a hearing about the Shell drill rig that ran aground in December. The rig and its tow vessel were part of Shell’s reckless attempt to drill for oil in the wild and remote Arctic Ocean. Witnesses described the uncertified equipment that broke off the tow,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/six-reasons-arctic-offshore-drilling-cannot-be-done-safely-shells-reckless-attempt-to-drill-for-oil-wild-and-remote-arctic-ocean/ America’s national heritage, Arctic offshore oil drilling, Canada’s National Energy Board, Climate, Climate Disruption, e oil industry, Energy and Economy, Environment, extraordinary wildlife, Finance, News, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Reasons Arctic Offshore Drilling, Risk Management, safety, support emergency response
The US Energy Information Administration recently released its report showing oil consumption by country updated through 2012. Based on this report, it appears that at current high oil prices, demand in both China and India is being reduced. Thus, for those who are wondering how high oil…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/high-oil-prices-starting-to-affect-china-and-indiaenergy-security-us-energy-information-administration/ China, economic development, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Finance, high oil prices, India, Oil, Oil prices, Politics & Legislation, Risk Management, US Energy Information Administration
They say that every cloud has a silver lining. If future energy consumption (which is mostly fossil fuel) drops because of a financial collapse brought on by high oil prices and other limits, then, at least in theory, climate change should be less of a problem. One of the important variables…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/oil-limits-and-climate-change-peak-oil-demand-is-already-a-huge-problem/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, co2, Energy and Economy, energy consumption, Environment, Finance, future energy consumption, Oil, Oil prices, Risk Management
A very important conference occurred in Portland, Oregon last week – the Gridwise Architecture Council hosted the first international Transactive Energy Conference. The topic of transactive energy is so new that there’s no formal definition yet, but as the author of the Smart Grid…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/making-buildings-part-of-the-smart-grid-solution-gridwise-architecture-council-hosted-first-international-transactive-energy-conference/ Cleantech, distributed energy resources (DER), Efficiency, Electricity, energy innovation, first international Transactive Energy Conference, grid infrastructure, Gridwise Architecture Council, Risk Management, smart buildings, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Dictionary
Shiva Polefka is a Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress where Michael Conathan is the Director of Ocean Policy.
Fleet Composite Squadron 6 conducts boat operations off coast of Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (Credit: U.S. Navy)
Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offshore-drilling-in-virginia-threatens-economy-environment-and-naval-operations-research-associate-for-ocean-policy-at-the-center-for-american/ Center for American, Climate, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Green Business, Naval Operations, Ocean Policy, Offshore Drilling in Virginia, offshore oil drilling, offshore wind, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, Research Associate, Risk Management, Threatens Economy, Virginia, Wind
There’s a new legal development in the corporate espionage dispute between AMSC and the Chinese wind turbine supplier Sinovel.
China’s Supreme People’s Court said it will review two civil suits AMSC brought against Sinovel for stealing its proprietary software in 2011. (The…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/clean-energy-espionage-case-heads-to-chinas-supreme-court-corporate-espionage-dispute-between-amsc/ AMSC, China, clean energy trade, Cleantech, Energy and Economy, Finance, intellectual property rights, News, Politics & Legislation, Risk Management, Wind, wind turbines
Concerned about the availability and sustainability of water resources now and in the future, experts from around the world have gathered in Bonn, Germany to “synthesize major global water research achievements in the last decade and help assemble the scientific foundations to articulate a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/bonn-addressing-climate-change-threats-to-water-in-the-anthropocene-a-capstone-event-for-the-global-water-systems-project-gwsp/ Agriculture, anthropocene, capstone event, Climate, climate change policy, Environment, GWSP, International Climate Conferences, lobal Water Systems Project, Risk Management, Sustainability, Water, water scarcity