BP invests £1.5 mn in energy monitor company Voltaware


BP invests £1.5 mn in energy monitor company Voltaware

BP Ventures, in support of BP Alternative Energy’s strategy in low-carbon power, storage and digital energy, has invested £1.5 million in Voltaware, whose innovative energy monitor offers businesses the ability to track their energy demand in detail, down to individual appliances. BP Alternative Energy is exploring the impact that digitisation will have on the energy sector and how innovative technology will shape the way that energy is consumed and managed, both by businesses and individuals. Sensors such as those provided by Voltaware are one example of these emerging digitally-enabled innovations. Read More

 

BASF SE has further developed its range of hydrolysis-resistant thermoplastic polyesters, to meet the demand of the automotive industry for highly effective sensors. The expanded range of Ultradur HR (HR= hydrolysis resistant) comprises Ultradur B4330 G6 HR High Speed, a particularly flowable and laser markable grade with 30 percent glass-fiber reinforcement, Ultradur B4330 G10 HR, a highly reinforced grade with 50 percent glass fibers as well as Ultradur B4331 G6 HR, the next generation with optimized processing characteristics. Ultradur B4331 G6 HR is available from now on as uncoloured grade, in a black laser markable version, and in orange for components in electric cars. Read More

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) said that its affiliate, Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Company LLC, is conducting an open season to gauge shipper support. For incremental volumes of ultra-low sulfur diesel and motor gasoline on the company’s existing 14-inch diameter pipeline that originates in Seymour, Indiana and terminates in the Chicago, Illinois area. To accommodate the additional throughput, Enterprise would increase the capacity on a portion of the 14-inch diameter pipeline in order to receive incremental product in the Indianapolis, Indiana area and deliver such product to the Griffith, Indiana area in Lake County. Read More

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma) has signed a licensing and distribution agreement with Omega Pharma Trading NV, an affiliate of Perrigo Company plc (Perrigo), one of the largest providers of over-the-counter healthcare solutions in Europe. Under the terms of the agreement, Hikma has the exclusive right to license and distribute more than 30 consumer healthcare products, including Davitamon, Prevalin, XLS Medical, Dermalex and Paranix, in all its MENA markets, with the exception of current agreements in place. Hikma aims to work with Perrigo’s existing partners in the MENA region to broaden sales and marketing coverage. Read More