In a unique international partnership, the Israeli government and a Colorado-based venture capital fund will start a new program to bring to Colorado Israeli startups that focus on water, energy and transportation.
Municipal water infrastructure in the United States is aging and in need of significant modernization. Many water utilities have little data on their distribution network operations and still rely on manual meter reading for billing. A new...
<p>he U.S. Navy will pay Huntington Ingalls Industries $3 billion to design and build an amphibious assault ship at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Mississippi.</p> <p>Construction is set to begin in late 2018 on the Bougainville, which will be capable of launching Marine Corps landing craft at water level, and accommodating helicopters and fighter planes on its flight deck. The ship is scheduled to be completed in 2024.</p>
<p>The global market is witnessing a significant growth due to rising energy demand coupled with increasing share of renewables in the power generation mix, energy efficiency mandates demanding carbon emission reduction, and government incentives supporting renewable energy deployment.</p> <p>Among the three water depth location for offshore wind turbines, shallow water is expected to hold the largest share during the forecast period. The development of shallow water is generally cost effective due to better weather conditions, whereas, installing wind turbines in deep water becomes expensive due to high maintenance cost. However, offshore wind turbines are getting installed in all three water locations depending on the region, turbine capacity, and wind speed. Shallow water condition mostly prevails in the European countries due to favorable weather conditions. The major players that provide turbines which can be installed in shallow water includes Siemens AG (<span class="xn-location">Germany</span>) and MHI Vestas (<span class="xn-location">Denmark</span>) among others.</p>
SAO PAULO May 8 Verde Asset Management SA, Brazil's largest hedge fund, sees lingering risks that Brazilian lawmakers will further water down government efforts to streamline the social security system, a move that could hamper austerity efforts in Latin America's largest economy. Investors have been "complacent" with the negotiations as
In a major boost to the country's power sector, the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) on Sunday signed a slew of contracts totalling QR8.3 billion with a number of local and international companies for electricity network expansion. Read more:Â 14 Arab Countries Sign MoU To Establish A Joint Electricity Market
NVM Private Equity has exited from Coventry-based telecommunications and security systems integration provider Optilan following a secondary management buy-out by Blue Water Energy, delivering a 3.1x return on funds invested.read more
Rising global demand for water and the decline in reliable supplies means higher prices. That should drive a growing market in water efficiency, as farms, cities and industry value their water properly. And as public policy does the same, conservation efforts that restore degraded watersheds should also become investable.
California's water infrastructure is stressed even as $7 billion of water bond money authorized by voters in 2014 has not been spent.