A 21st Century Urban Symbol of contemporary Athens will emerge in 2015 with the completion of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), a sustainable arts, education, and recreation complex built to enrich the everyday lives of Athenians and Greeks and attract millions of visitors from around the world. The striking ecological and architectural achievement includes the 170,000 m² (42...

According to the recent comments of a senior engineer from Siemens Marine & Shipbuilding, Kay Tigges, in Tradewinds, waste heat recovery (WHR) systems can result to big fuel economies and thus reduce the fuel costs in the shipping sector. The current marine power plants normally extract only 50% of the available potential energy from the fuel, and then emit hot...

Harnessing the sustainable power of wind is a positive development taking into consideration the uncertainty created by the ongoing economic and financial turmoil, the escalating oil prices, the dependence on foreign energy supplies e.t.c. European Union has set an optimistic target of 20% of its energy supply to come from wind and other renewable sources by 2020. In order to...

What do you think of your waste? Most people believe that their waste have no value at all. However our waste is a source of materials and energy, which remains unexploited when disposed to Landfills. In order to explain the technologies available on waste management we should first set the required background. Waste produced by citizens is called Municipal Solid...

[slideshow_deploy id=561] Energy City Qatar is the region’s first integrated business hub dedicated to the hydrocarbon industry providing a single point of access to markets and expertise, in what will be the Middle East’s home for global players in the hydrocarbon value chain. The project has the full support of the Qatari government and will lead the way in hydrocarbon...