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Iran Resolute to Increase Renewables Capacity

24 February 2019 - 18:35
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that the country is after boosting its renewable energies capacity, urging relevant bodies in the country to spare no efforts to this end.

WORLD’S LARGEST SINGLE-PIECE ROCKET ENGINE 3D PRINTED ON THE SLM®800 SELECTIVE LASER MELTING MACHINE

22 February 2019 - 22:36
Orbex has introduced the world’s largest metal rocket engine 3D printed in a single piece on the SLM®800. Founded in 2015, the UK-based spaceflight company develops small satellite launch vehicles and introduced Prime, their revolutionary and environmentally-friendly rocket at the grand opening of their new headquarters in Forres, Scotland. The novel Orbex launcher not only uses 100% renewable fuel to cut carbon emissions by 90% and a novel zero-shock staging and payload separation resulting in zero orbital debris, but was also design-optimized for selective laser melting, helping to create a structure 30% lighter and 20% more efficient than any other launch vehicle in its category.

Renewables to Be World’s Main Source of Power

18 February 2019 - 13:00
Renewable energy sources will be the world’s main source of power within two decades and are establishing a foothold in the global energy system faster than any fuel in history, according to BP.

Iran’s Western Province Expanding Solar Power Generation

4 February 2019 - 16:17
Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri is scheduled to open 4 new solar power plants in the Western Province of Hamedan on Tuesday, where €28 million worth of foreign investment has been devoted to the expansion of renewable energies.

Russia to Attract $28b in Power Plant Upgrade

26 January 2019 - 08:19
Russia’s government approved on Thursday a ten-year modernization program for Russian power plants, expected to attract $28.8 billion in private investments in the sector, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

Iran Vows to Win Share in Global Biotechnology Market

20 January 2019 - 16:22
Chairman of the Biotechnology Development Council Mostafa Qaneie said on Sunday that Iran is planning to take up to 3% market share of global biotechnology industry, adding that the country is enjoying an asset of 15,000 biotechnology graduates to reach this goal.

Renewables, Natural Gas to Lead New US Electric Capacity

14 January 2019 - 07:25
Wind, natural gas, and solar capacity will lead the new electricity capacity in the United States this year, while coal-fired generation will account for more than half of scheduled capacity retirements, the US Energy Information Administration said in its latest inventory of electric generators.

Iran, Slovakia to Boost Cooperation on Renewable Energy

7 January 2019 - 16:29
A host of Slovakian business activists visiting Tehran, in a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Energy Commission Hossein Amiri Khamkani, reassured that they are resolute to strengthen cooperation on renewable energies.

Share of Renewable Energy in Mongolia Reaches Record High

5 January 2019 - 06:22
The share of renewable energy in Mongolia's total electricity production has reached a record high in 2018, local media reported Monday.

New Nuclear Reactors to Come on Stream in Europe

5 January 2019 - 06:09
Two third-generation nuclear power reactors will begin operation this year in Finland and France, after years of delays and budget overruns, S&P Platts’ reported.
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