Tag: Energy Management

How an Explosion Turned New York’s Night Sky an Electric Blue

A transformer explosion in Queens sent an eerie blue light flooding the nighttime sky over New York City Thursday night, startling residents.

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

Research Study: Transformer failure seriously impacts Business Continuity

Transformer failure is a concern for more than 80 percent of industry professionals surveyed for the recent MIDEL Transformer Risk Report.

Can India’s Amaravati become the next sustainable city?

In south-east India, 217 square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia.

Latest ISOfocus maps global goals for sustainable development

From thematic areas like climate change and smart cities, the issue highlights how International Standards respond to global needs and help benchmark our progress against the SDGs.

Norway’s plan for a fleet of electric planes

By 2040, Norway has promised all of its short-haul flights will be on electric aircraft. It could revolutionize the airline industry.

How China’s giant solar farms are transforming world energy

China is not only home to some of the biggest solar farms; its technology looks set to influence energy policy across the globe. But how feasible are these grand plans?

ISO 50001 for Energy Management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda.

Surrounded by Oil fields, an Alaska village fears for Its health

When the wind blows in from the vast oil operations, noses run and asthma flares up. Concerns about respiratory illness have risen as North Slope drilling spreads.

This week – Nuclear, Consumer reviews and Chernobyl

What is trending this week in the world of resilience?

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.

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