Category: Energy

New standard to improve safety in the nuclear sector

A freshly published standard applies the principles of one of the world’s most renowned quality standards, ISO 9001, to the nuclear sector, combining best practice in quality with the specific requirements of the nuclear industry.

Sweden Makes Bold Push for Green Vehicles by Electrifying Country’s Highways

System uses powered track that charges cars and trucks as they travel, with goal to convert all 20,000 kilometers of the major highways in Sweden.

Is it worth worrying about bitcoin’s growing electricity use?

New research posits that Bitcoin mining will consume half a percent of the world's total electricity by the end of 2018, then 5 percent in a few years.

Ensuring Business Continuity when Disaster Strikes

Business Continuity and disaster recovery are extremely important for all businesses regardless of industry or size and rigid planning is required to mitigate the business impact should disaster strike.

Renewable Energy 101 – National Geographic

From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change.

UPS is building its own fleet of electric delivery trucks

UPS is to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks and says it is an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption.

Rural Rwanda is home to a pioneering solar power idea

The story of a group of London graduates who, apparently against the odds, have helped thousands of people in Africa access energy from the Sun.

Read all about it – Weather control satellites, IT spending plans for 2018 and list of data breaches

Catch up on last weeks resilience news and stories with the February edition of Read all about it! Security, Business Continuity, AI and many more.

Putting the logic into hydrological

How can International Standards provide guidance to ensure water is fit for purpose and used in the right way?

ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems

Using energy efficiently helps organizations save money as well as helping to conserve resources and tackle climate change. ISO 50001 supports organizations in all sectors to use energy more efficiently, through the development of an Energy Management System (EnMS). ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other ...

Why ‘hydro-politics’ will shape the 21st century

It's been called the 'next oil'. In the coming decades, the supply of water has the potential to influence geopolitics, diplomacy and even conflict.

New Tesla electric truck: Game changer, or not real?

Elon Musk reveals Tesla's electric semitruck. Is Tesla betting it can rapidly change current battery equation by 2019?

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