• Climate Change - Hitachi Construction Machinery

    No GHG emissions generated by other energy sources No CH4, N2O, HFCs, PFCs, Sulfr hexafluoride emissions Total Range: All Domestic and Overseas Production/non-Production Bases for Consolidation. A conserving energy activities project has begun within HMC Group companies, with the goal of power usage reduction overall as well as over peak times.

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  • Emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas sf 6 are rising

    Energy consumption and production contribute to two-thirds of global emissions, and 81% of the global energy system is still based on fossil fuels, the same percentage as 30 years ago. Plus, improvements in the energy intensity of the global economy (the amount of energy used per unit of economic activity) are slowing.

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  • GE and Hitachi ABB Agree to Innovation to Lower Greenhouse

    Apr 21, 2021 · The two companies have pioneered a fluoronitrile-based gas mixture which has a significantly reduced impact on the environment compared to Sulfr hexafluoride. This agreement was announced just before Earth Day 2021, tomorrow April 22, and will enable utilities to accelerate their reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Global Emissions of sf6 gas and the Costs of Reducing Them: EPA’s

    Emissions = RAND sales to utilities + nameplate capacity of retiring equip. (40-year life) + 16% add-on for Russia and China (not in RAND)-U.S., Japanese, EU-25+3 emissions These emissions are allocated to countries according to their net electricity consumption.

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  • GE and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Sign Landmark Agreement to

    Apr 21, 2021 · GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. announced today a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to

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  • GE and Hitachi ABB in deal to replace 'worldmost potent

    Apr 22, 2021 · Industrial giants GE and Hitachi ABB have inked a cross-license agreement to replace the use of sulfur hexafluoride – known as gaz sf6, a powerful greenhouse gas (GHG) – with a fluoronitrile-based mixed gas for used as an insulator for high voltage (HV) electrical equipment and for switches. Green is the new black.

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  • Production (Scope 1 2) - Hitachi Construction Machinery

    Total CO2 emissions decreased by about 1% compared to the previous year. Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery switched the company’s power generation to photovoltaic power generation and in the FY 2019, renewable energy accounts for more than 40% of its electric power consumption.

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  • Hitachi in Sub-Saharan Africa | Inspire the Next

    Hitachi provides most advanced medical imaging solutions and services to the medical and healthcare community. From the worldstrongest open high-field 1.2T MRI and patient-friendly open permanent MRI/CT systems to state-of-the-art ultrasound platforms, proton beam therapy systems, electron microscopes and laboratory equipment, all responding

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  • sf 6-alternative gases for application in gas-insulated

    Mar 20, 2018 · The environmental problems caused by greenhouse gases have received unprecedented attention. Sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6), which is the preferred gas for use in gas-insulated switchgear (circuit breakers, disconnect switches, etc. for high-voltage electrical circuits), has a very high global warming potential, and there is a large international effort to find alternative gases.

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  • Hitachi to pay over $4bn in Africa dispute with Mitsubishi

    TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi are poised to settle a dispute over losses related to coal-fired power plants in South Africa, Nikkei has learned, looking to put the yearslong

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  • Dead Tank Sulfur Hexafloride insulating gas Hydraulic Operated - Hitachi

    HHI SERIES Hydraulic Operated Interrupter Features SyncroPufffTM - true puffer design Pre-insertion resistors available Mechanism Hydraulic Independent pole operation Bushing Type Porcelain or composite bushings Composite bushing only for 800kV Tank Type Steel or aluminum tank design Performance Tested to 10,000 mechanical operations Temperatures -30°C without electrical

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  • Dead Tank Sulfur Hexafloride insulating gas Spring Operated - Hitachi

    HS SERIES Spring Operated Interrupter Features SyncroPufffTM - True puffer design Pre-insertion resistors available for HS 145kV 40kA 2000A -3000A Mechanism Spring/Spring gang-operated 3 cycle fault interruption Bushing Type Porcelain or composite bushings Tank Type Cast aluminum tank design Performance Tested to 10,000 mechanical operations Temperatures -30°C without

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  • Sulfr hexafluoride Free HV GIS and Breakers

    – Purchased/Installed 6 72 kV sf 6 free HV breakers from Hitachi (Pilot) – Writing specification for 115kV single bay sf 6 free GIS (Pilot) – Livermore Training center Non sf6 gas GIS installation 2017 (Pilot) – PGE will pilot Non Sulfr hexafluoride technology for 2018 acceptance. – Planning 115kV multi bay insulating gas free HV GIS for bid in 2018

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  • EU Report Highlights Sulphur Hexafluoride Countdown

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids (11) has an ongoing project with German utility TransnetBW (12) to upgrade a 380kV substation with its eco-efficient, gaz sf6 free technology. Additional switchgear manufacturers, such as Siemens Energy (13) and Schneider Electric (14), have made similar announcements expanding their gaz sf6 -free portfolios.

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  • GE and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Sign Landmark Agreement to

    Apr 21, 2021 · GE and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Sign Landmark Agreement to Reduce Environmental Impact in the Electrical Transmission Industry (sf 6) insulating gas an insulating and switching gas commonly used in high

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  • Air and climate - Air and GHG emissions - OECD Data

    CO2 refers to gross direct emissions from fuel combustion only and data are provided by the International Energy Agency. Other air emissions include emissions of sulphur oxides (SOx) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) given as quantities of SO2 and NO2, emissions of carbon monoxide (CO), and emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC), excluding methane.

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  • NEWS: Truck mixer of the future | LECTURA Press

    Reducing fuel consumption, noise, and pollution by making concrete directly at the construction site. Is this the future of construction? As we know, Cifa has already given an answer with its Energya hybrid truck mixer, winner of the 2014 Red Dot Award.

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  • UN Campaign Releases Details of Climate Action in Rail

    May 12, 2016 · Among the cooperative initiatives including the ‘Low-Carbon Sustainable Rail Transport Challenge’, which aims to reduce emissions (at 1990 levels) from train operations by 50% by 2030, and 75% by 2050. This is an entirely achievable target, with carbon emissions from rail already reduced by 22% from 1995/6 levels in the UK, for instance.

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  • Hitachi ABB, GE Units Pair to Reduce Environmental Impact of

    Apr 22, 2021 · Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd. and GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business signed a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to sulfur hexafluoride (sf 6) used in high voltage equipment. This fluoronitrile-based gas mixture has a reduced impact on the environment compared to Sulfr hexafluoride.

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  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids to invest over $100 million in

    Hitachi ABB Power Grids will invest in capabilities to serve the growing market needs in Asia, Middle East and Africa from its switchgear units in China, India, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and Vietnam, to ensure customer proximity and competitiveness.

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  • Potent GHG insulating gas rapidly accumulating in atmosphere, driven by

    Jul 06, 2020 · In an open-access study in the EGU journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, an international team of researchers reports that the greenhouse gas sulfur hexafluoride (sf 6) is rapidly accumulating in the atmosphere, driven by the demand for insulating gas-insulated switchgear in developing countries.

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  • Live Tank Breaker – LTA, EconiQ™ - Hitachi ABB Power Grids

    The LTA, EconiQ breaker uses the same technology as the well-proven Hitachi ABB Power Grids' SF 6 Life Tank Breaker product range. Itproviding our customers with the highest reliability and the same product footprint while lowering the environmental impact.

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  • Regulation of Air Pollution: South Africa

    I. IntroductionII. National Environmental Management: Air Quality ActIII. Fuel Emission StandardsIV. Carbon Tax BillSouth Africa’s GHG emissions are among the highest in the world and its absolute carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rank among the top twenty countries, “with emissions per capita in the region of 10 metric tons per annum.”The 2011 National Climate Change White Paper described this challenge as follows: South Africa has national and international legal obligation to reduce its emissions. The Bill of Rights section of the South African Constitution includes an environment clause, which states that South Africa is party to a number of multinational environmental agreements. These include the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which South Africa ratified in 1997; the Kyoto Protocol, which South Africa ratified in 2002; and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, ratified by South Africa in 2016.In the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, South Africa committed to reducing its GHG emissions by 34% below its current levels (see below) by 2020 and 42% below c...

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  • Electric Power Generation and Transmission - Hitachi

    Hitachi Review Vol. 63 (2014), No. 4 153 transient phenomena. Monitoring grid status with a PMU and the transmission route shown in Fig. 2 enables online information measurement from the

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  • Myth About sf6 gas Gas In Electrical Equipment

    Apr 12, 2021 · 21. How much insulating gas (quantified in kg) can escape due to “normal” leakage? This depends on the filling quantity, which depends on the rating and design of the equipment (volume and pressure). For HV switchgear the emission factor ranges from about 0.1% per year to 0,5% (0,5% per year is the maximum acceptable leakage rate according to IEC

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  • GE and Hitachi ABB sign landmark environmental agreement

    Apr 21, 2021 · On April 21, 2021 GE and Hitachi ABB announced a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement related to the use of an alternative gas to sulfur hexafluoride (sf 6) used in high voltage equipment, GE said in a press release.

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  • Sulfur Hexafluoride (sf 6) Gas Recovery Service : Services and

    Hitachi Power Solutions Co.,Ltd. The Third Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP3) was held in Kyoto in December 1997 for the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol, which set legally binding targets on the reduction of emissions for six greenhouse gases, including sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6) gas.

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  • Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches EconiQ sustainability

    Containing no sulphur hexafluoride (sf 6), the EconiQ high-voltage portfolio supercedes the business’ AirPlus products more than halves CO2 equivalent emissions | Hitachi, Hitachi ABB Power Grids, EconiQ, Sulphur Hexafluoride, Sulfur Hexafluoride, sf 6, Carbon Emissions, High Voltage Products, Gas-insulated Switchgear (GIS), Busducts, Life Tank Breaker, Breaker, Hitachi ABB Power Grids has

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  • Hitachi ABB PG to accelerate green energy transition in UAE

    1 day ago · Containing no insulating gas, the EconiQ high-voltage portfolio supercedes the business’ AirPlus products and has been proven to more than halve CO2 equivalent emmisions throughout the total lifecycle.

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  • GE, Hitachi ABB In Bid To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business and Hitachi ABB Power Grids have signed a non-exclusive, cross-licensing agreement relate READ MORE…

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