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Wind and Solar System Offers Promise for Sustainable Eco Ships

The Aquarius Eco Ship uses the Aquarius MRE integrated wind and solar power system developed by Eco Marine Power to create a more sustainable shipping vessel with reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions. The Eco Ship concept includes an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that automatically position the rigid sails

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France Cuts Oil, Gas Licenses

France plans to stop granting shale oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, with the goal of increasing the amount of renewables as an energy source, the UN’s Climate Action Programme reported. There are also proposals to increase the diesel tax and make faster decisions on curtailing pollution. Read more here.

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Integrating Renewable and Traditional Energy

The DNV GL-led joint industry project WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase and determined that wind power could be used to power offshore water injection. The project is moving into the second phase, which includes refining and testing the electrical systems and investigating possibilities for broader applications.  The project has four partners: DNV GL, Exxon Mobil,

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