Environmental sustainability strategy launched

Cummins has announced its next environmental sustainability strategy, which includes science-based goals that meet or exceed the goals in the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Cummins is targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Cummins chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger says communities and business depend on our collective response to improve the health of the […]

Connecting world’s largest offshore wind farm to the grid

ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply its high-voltage direct current (HVDC) Light converter systems to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farms in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea to the UK electricity transmission network. In the first ever use of […]

Embedded generation adds value to municipal grids

Microgrids and distributed energy resources (DERs) represent the grid of the future. So says Schneider Electric’s Poonam Lutchman. Speaking at the recent AMEU Convention in Cape Town, Lutchman said that municipalities need to become autonomous and secure sustainable revenue by getting ready for DER. The integration of DERs into grids makes these grids more complex […]

Power company relocates to new bespoke facility

Cummins West Africa has relocated to a new bespoke facility in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. The company says the move sends a strong signal that Nigeria is critical to its regional operations. The facility is a modern redevelopment consolidating three Cummins business units to improve operational efficiency. The design is based on the Cummins Smart Office […]

World’s largest solar-power water plant

The water desalination experts Rawafid Industrial and Advanced Water Technology (AWT) have built an ultra-modern plant for extracting drinking water on the coast of the Arabian Gulf in response to demand for a reliable supply of drinking water for a growing population. Sea water is processed here in a two-stage, solar-powered reverse osmosis process to […]

Large wind-power order won

Vestas has secured a 168 MW order for a wind park in Mexico. The order derives from a corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) and includes the supply and installation of 42 wind turbines of the 4 MW platform with V150 rotors. The order also includes service agreement for the operation and maintenance of the wind […]