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Board of ABB has unanimously appointed names Ulrich Spiesshofer as CEO

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

Six Reasons Arctic Offshore Drilling Cannot Be Done Safely Shell’s reckless attempt to drill for oil wild and remote Arctic Ocean.

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

Sad Saga of San Onofre Nuclear Is Good News for Renewables just-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)

The eighteen-month struggle of the just-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has been chronicled in detail by GTM.
The two-reactor nuclear facility, 78 percent owned and entirely operated by Southern California Edison (SCE), went on-line in 1983-1984 and was taken offline…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/sad-saga-of-san-onofre-nuclear-is-good-news-for-renewables-just-shuttered-san-onofre-nuclear-generating-station-songs/ California Independent System Operator, California Public Utilities Commission [CPUC], california solar energy, Electricity Grid, Environment, Finance, Nuclear Power, nuclear regulatory commission (nrc), Public Health, Renewables, Risk Management, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, SONGS, Southern California Edison (SCE), Utilities

High Oil Prices Starting to Affect China and IndiaEnergy Security US Energy Information Administration

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

San Onofre Nuclear Energy Station Shutting Down Generating Station in California

Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison, made an announcement that it had decided to permanently retire the two-unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in California. Later, it held a teleconference to expand upon the details provided in the press release.
Edison…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/san-onofre-nuclear-energy-station-shutting-down-generating-station-in-california/ California, decommissioning, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Environment, Finance, Fukushima nuclear disaster, Generating Station in California, News, Nuclear Power, Public Health, Risk Management, San Onofre Nuclear, Southern California Edison, Utilities

Oil Limits and Climate Change (Peak Oil Demand is Already a Huge Problem),

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

Making Buildings Part of the Smart Grid Solution Gridwise Architecture Council hosted first international Transactive Energy Conference

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

Offshore Drilling in Virginia Threatens Economy, Environment, and Naval Operations Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American

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

Clean Energy Espionage Case Heads to China’s Supreme Court corporate espionage dispute between AMSC

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

Bonn: Addressing Climate Change Threats to “Water in the Anthropocene” A “capstone event” for the Global Water Systems Project (GWSP),

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

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