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"We are proud to welcome six eminent industry figures to our advisory board. Their expertise will help guide our strategies so that we can continue to reduce carbon emission profitably" - Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute

News: Carbon War Room Launches Shipping Efficiency Advisory Board

By CWR February 24, 2016
Six leaders and influencers from across the shipping industry will join global NGO Carbon War Room’s (CWR’s) Shipping Efficiency Advisory Board. Their backgrounds span the shipowning, chartering, technical analysis, finance, and academic worlds. The board will lend extensive industry insight and support CWR’s mission to profitably decarbonise the international shipping industry. Read More.

"The solar installation will bring renewable energy investment from around the globe to Saint Lucia." Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room

News: Saint Lucia Issues Request for Proposals for 3 MW Airport Solar Park

By Carbon War Room February 22, 2016
The 3 MW solar park will reside north of Hewanorra International Airport and represents the first utility-scale solar project in Saint Lucia. Once operational, the peak solar capacity is anticipated to provide over five percent of the island’s power generation needs. Earlier this month, LUCELEC and the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology announced their commitment to renewable energy at the National Energy Transition Strategy (NETS) signing ceremony. This RFP demonstrates quick progress and dedication by both parties toward achieving Saint Lucia’s energy goals. Read More.
New Report States Wind Technology Can Yield Up To 60% Fuel Savings For Ships

New Report States Wind Technology Can Yield Up To 60% Fuel Savings For Ships

News: New Report States Wind Technology Can Yield Up To 60% Fuel Savings For Ships

By Carbon War Room February 19, 2016
Carbon War Room and University College London (UCL) Energy Institute have published a paper reviewing the opportunities and barriers to the adoption of wind technology in the international shipping industry, as part of their joint Shipping Innovation Fast Tracker (ShIFT) program. The study, published in the Journal of Marine Policy, is titled "Wind technologies: Opportunities and barriers to a low carbon shipping industry" and shows that economic barriers, such as risk and access to capital, are hindering adoption of this promising technology. Third-party capital, in combination with best-in-class data collection and analysis, offers one solution to overcoming these barriers. Read More.
“Having realistic expectations around payback of technologies is vitally important so fleets make the right decisions about which technologies make sense for them.” Rick Mihelic, NACFE Program Manager

“Having realistic expectations around payback of technologies is vitally important so fleets make the right decisions about which technologies make sense for them.” Rick Mihelic, NACFE Program Manager

Trucking Efficiency Issues Confidence Report on Determining Efficiency

By Carbon War Room January 27, 2016
There are truly a multitude of fuel-efficiency technologies available to the trucking industry today. But no truck could have all of them installed, nor would this be a cost-effective way of running a fleet. Therefore fleets must carefully analyze the range of options and compare them against their own duty cycles and operations to determine which technologies offer the fastest paybacks and prioritize those for adoption. To determine payback, fleets need two sets of data: 1) a solid understanding of their own fuel use and operations, and 2) testing data on the performance of the technologies. Read More.

"We are getting to a place that is very exciting where we have price parity for renewables compared to conventional energy sources. We don't want to miss out on the opportunity." Alistaire Dick, Operation Lead, Sunshine for Mines

Sunshine for Mines Workshop at Energy and Mines Summit In London

By Carbon War Room January 13, 2016
Senior mining leaders and renewable energy experts will gather in London at the end of this month for a summit organized by Energy and Mines. The summit will provide a timely and strategic opportunity for mining and renewable energy leaders to network and discuss solutions for affordable and reliable power for global mining operations. Energy and Mines will hold three more summits this year around the world. The next summit will take place in Santiago, Chile, in late May. Remaining events include Johannesburg in July and Australia in September. Read More.
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