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ABB IE5 SynRM motors improve energy efficiency

15-04-2020
ABB, motors, efficiency, energy

ABB’s synchronous reluctance (SynRM) motors now meet the new IE5 ultra-premium energy efficiency class defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) by offering up to 50% lower energy losses and significantly lower energy consumption than IE2 induction motors. ABB first introduced SynRM technology in 2011 and it has since …

U.S.-Israel consortium launches $29.9 million initiative to develop water-energy technologies

12-03-2020
USA, Israel, water, energy, technology, research, water challenges

Jack Gilron (in grey hat) gives Northwestern students a tour of a desalination lab in Israel Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve …

Promotions at Energy Recovery

12-02-2020
Energy Recovery Inc, water solutions

Energy Recovery Inc has promoted vice president (VP) of Water Rodney Clemente to senior vice president (SVP) of Water, and Emily Smith, the company’s VP of Corporate Development, to SVP of Corporate Development and Operations. As SVP of Water, Clemente will continue to lead Energy Recovery’s water business unit with responsibility for …

A private financing deal helped build Southeast Asia's largest floating solar project in Viet Nam

04-02-2020
Asian Development Bank, ADB, Vietnam, solar panel, solar energy, floating solar panel, renewable energy

A $37 million (S$50.7 million) financing package from the Asian Development Bank, Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia, and Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) has assisted Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to build the first large-scale floating solar PV panels in Viet …

New energy efficiency standards for chilled water systems in industries to be implemented from 2020

26-11-2019
zero waste, energy efficiency, waste management, chill water systems, water treatment, water management, water resources

The National Environment Agency (NEA) will set minimum energy efficiency standards for chilled water systems in industrial facilities here from next year, a move which will cut about 100,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually. Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli on Monday (Nov 25) noted that currently, about 70% of …

Energy Recovery CEO resigns

14-11-2019
Energy Recovery Inc

Chris Gannon has resigned as president and CEO of Energy Recovery Inc. Gannon, who was appointed Energy Recovery president and CEO last year, cited personal reasons for his departure. The Energy Recovery board has named chairman Robert Yu Lang Mao as interim president and CEO. Mao will lead the executive search for a permanent replacement for …