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  • Siemens Gamesa awarded 128MW wind contract in Brazil

    Siemens Gamesa has been awarded a 128MW wind contract in Brazil. It will work with renewable developer Voltalia to build the facility in Rio Grande do Norte, which will be made up of 36 units of its 3.55MW wind turbine model. The clean energy site, called Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). will be commissioned […]

    Posted at January 24, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Siemens Gamesa awarded 128MW wind contract in Brazil
  • Fiat Chrysler agrees to pay $800m to settle emissions charges

    Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay an estimated $800 million (£612m) to settle allegations of cheating vehicle emissions tests in the US. The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the settlement, which includes around $400 million (£306m) in civil penalties to various federal and state agencies. Customer compensation, which totals up to […]

    Posted at January 23, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Fiat Chrysler agrees to pay $800m to settle emissions charges
  • Heatwave wipes out third of spectacled fruit bats in Australia

    A heatwave that swept Australia in November killed a third of an entire bat species. On the 26th and 27th of November last year, temperatures soared above 42°C, resulting in around 23,000 spectacled fruit bats dying of overheating. Before the incident occurred, the country was home to an estimated 75,000 of the creatures, which lived mostly […]

    Posted at January 23, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Heatwave wipes out third of spectacled fruit bats in Australia