There is much talk within the renewables industry at present around operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies. With questions being raised over cost vs. downtime, and with many of the new round three farms being located far offshore, maintaining these assets is an increasingly costly business. At present wind farms average around six maintenance visits per ... Read more.
As we see a huge global shift and a push towards new sources of power generation, Jordan is looking towards nuclear power to meet their increasing energy demands. The region, famous for its vast oil reserves, is increasingly pushing towards new and sustainable energy solutions, with nuclear power being a forerunner of these developments. With ... Read more.
As highlighted in Lloyd’s Register’s recent ‘Global Marine Trends’ publication, India is predicted to have the world’s largest population (18%) by 2030, and in conjunction with this, its economy is set to grow, seeing India join China and the USA as one of the three largest economies in the world. Given our increasing presence in ... Read more.
Between April and July 2010, an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil gushed from the damaged Macondo well into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion that killed 11 workers and destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. By the time the leak was stopped, oil had affected more than 1,000 miles of coast in ... Read more.
Europe has shifted its strategic focus to natural gas, and is already a major importer. Researchers forecast that, by 2030, up to 80% of the EU’s natural gas consumption will have to piped or shipped in. But why all this fuss about natural gas? Natural gas is the most viable interim base-load While there is ... Read more.