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Get your hybrid cranes now!

Hybrid cranes for land in ports are coming now, and they are reporting phenomenal fuel savings of 40-70%! This falls neatly in line with our own simulations of battery hybrid crane operations on ships, see here, where we simulated a reduction in ...

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Your (patients') rights when in need of healthcare in the European Union

Your (patients') rights when in need of healthcare in the European Union

May 16th is the European Patients' Rights Day. On this occasion the Active Citizenship Network organized an event “European Citizens' rights: patients' involvement and Cross Border Care”, which my colleague and I attended. The main topic was ...

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G.T.L: Retaliation

G.T.L: Retaliation

Reformer intensification (source: Shell and Velocys) Burning Cash The world is literally burning $57 billions of unused natural gas in flaring or direct venting into the atmosphere every year. This huge waste could actually power the whole coun ...

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DNV presents modelling of Hybrid cranes to the press

DNV presents modelling of Hybrid cranes to the press

DNV presents modelling of Hybrid cranes to the press, with promising results for the emerging maritime battery industry. In an effort to find out what the actual savings are from using batteries in hybrid ships, DNV has simulated the second by second ...

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Preparing the future with ARPA-E

Preparing the future with ARPA-E

The fourth annual ARPA-E  Energy Innovation Summit, the premier event in the US dedicated to transformative energy solutions, has come to an end.  With more than 3000 participants and inspiring speakers, the energy at the Summit itself should b ...

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Norway leading the way for hybrid ships in 2013

Norway leading the way for hybrid ships in 2013

As mentioned before in this blog Norway now has a golden opportunity to become the world leader in hybrid and battery ships. At the battery seminar on 29.01.2013 arranged by DNV, there were 120 participants from Transnova/Norwegian Public Road ...

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Global Health Talk with Bill Gates and Norway's Prime Minister

Global Health Talk with Bill Gates and Norway's Prime Minister

On January 22nd 2013, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway and Bill Gates attended an open meeting moderated by BBC's Zeinab Badawi on the topic of “Accelerating progress in Saving Women’s and children's lives in the coming decade”, at ...

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Proactive Risk Assessment Key to Patient Safety

The workshop on Risk Management for Patient Safety that we organized in Brussels proved to be very valuable for our future research on healthcare risk management. Our DNV Health care research programme has been around for a bit more than one year, a ...

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Risk Management Workshop on Patient Safety

Risk Management Workshop on Patient Safety

Every day around the world thousands of patients are harmed by their healthcare services. Despite the best efforts of clinicians, researchers and policy makers, there is only patchy success in reducing this harm. The first significant concerns a ...

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Enabling New Battery Markets

Enabling New Battery Markets

There are two competing mechanisms that will eventually make new Li batteries commoditized; prices can drop due to economy of scale and increased market volume, or we extend their useful life and deploy them in applications that utilize their use ...

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