energy consumption

New DLT Protocol Scalable, Secure Without Consensus, Researchers Claim

October 22, 2019
Researchers have developed a new algorithm for distributed ledger protocols, which reporters claim could achieve security without the high power consumption of Bitcoin (BTC) mining. The algorithm, “Scalable Byzantine Reliable Broadcast,” was outlined in a paper first published this August and being presented today, Oct. 16, at the International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC 2019)

Electronics Recycling Asia 2015

November 24, 2015
2015.11.24 The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place on November 10-13 in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the

Strong action on biofuels – but can anything stop the rise of coal?

June 26, 2014
2014.06.26 There’s both good and bad news coming through this week when it comes to energy news. On the one hand, we have some positive new EU rules on biofuel use; and on the other hand, we have some very bad news about the growing use of coal. Let’s have a look at both of

Ana Shell Media Press presents: POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia

June 20, 2014
2014.06.20 Ana Shell Media Press is pleased to be a media partner of PennWell Corporation and support POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia. POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia, the region’s premier conference and exhibition for all aspects of the power generation industry, will return to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 10-12 September 2014, at

World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week 2014: Common challenges, shared solutions

June 14, 2014
2014.06.14 Since 2010, the World Cities Summit (WCS) has brought together political and industry leaders in Singapore to discuss the challenges of urbanization, to learn from each other’s expertise and experiences in developing solutions that affect millions of lives, and to foster relationships across the sectors, with eyes always towards the future. This year’s WCS

I Light Marina Bay shines light on energy sustainability

March 20, 2014
2014.03.20 I Light Marina Bay is a light-art festival dedicated to spreading the message of sustainability. Since 2010, it has transformed the waterfront of Singapore’s financial district into a display of art, technology and information. The 2014 edition of this festival runs from March 7thto 30thand features 28 art installations from both local and international

BP sees growth in energy demand slowing, emissions rising 29% by 2035

January 17, 2014
2014.01.17 Energy giant BP has some predictions on the future of energy. The news isn’t great for coal, oil or the environment. In its fourth annual Outlook report, BP forecasts that growth in energy demand will start slowing, especially for oil and coal. The overall increase in energy demand is still massive though. “Energy consumption

Energy efficiency in manufacturing

November 12, 2013
2013.11.12 According to statistics by e2 Singapore, 40 percent of energy consumption is used by the industrial sector. With the rising cost of energy, coupled with the common wastage of energy in the manufacturing sector, the need for energy efficiency is important – not just to lower costs practically, but also to become more environmentally

Scientific conference – “Innovation Management in the Oil and Gas Industry,” Moscow

October 28, 2013
2013.10.28 On October 24-25th, Moscow held the first annual scientific conference,”Innovation Management in the Oil and Gas Industry.” The conference was organized by the Academician I. M. Gubkin Scientific-Technical Society of the Oil and Gas Industry jointly with the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, and received official support from the State Parlaments

F1 race for sustainability

October 8, 2013
2013.10.08 More recently (this past June), I was interviewed on the subject of Formula One’s sustainability by Nobuko Kashiwagi of the United Kingdom-based U Brain TV (a web-based service) — see I was asked about how we could make events more sustainable, as this was something our company, Sustain Ability Showcase Asia (SASA), was