Archive: August 2016

15th August 2016
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Sustainable building design can benefit from EPDs

ASSA ABLOY has voiced its commitment to creating and promoting Environmental Product Declarations. Universally known as EPDs, these product-specific documents can offer assistance in the design of sustainable buildings. For ASSA ABLOY, sustainability is a key consideration. Its investment in EPDs, which are yet to …

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11th August 2016
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Eurocodes and Structural Timber

Eurocodes are a set of harmonised technical rules developed by the European Committee for Standardisation for the structural design of construction works in the EU. They govern the design and calculation process of buildings and all other types of structures, and incorporate geotechnical aspects, structural …

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11th August 2016
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South Korea set to deploy 36MW energy storage system

Country’s largest utility aims to install 500MW of energy storage capacity to balance supply and demand by the end of 2017 South Korea’s largest utility has contracted battery developers Kokam to build a 36MW energy storage system at its Non-Gong substation in the south of …

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11th August 2016
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Scotland completely powered by weekend wind

Wind power met all of Scotland’s electricity needs on Sunday, new data shows Blustery weekend weather sent Scottish wind turbines into overdrive on Sunday, with wind energy generating the equivalent of all its electricity needs for the day. According to data released today by WWF …

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10th August 2016
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German energy storage market set to hit £780m by 2021, say analysts

Germany’s energy storage market is set to blossom into a thriving market with an annual value of more than £780m by 2021, according to US-based market analysis firm GTM Research.

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