Ford unveils its 2022 F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck

Charged

But versions with a single motor (to keep costs down for users who don’t require 4WD), perhaps additional battery sizes, and more cab-and-bed combinations seem almost inevitable given the varying demands of commercial buyers. The most popular vehicle line in the U.S.

Waitrose to ban sales of peat compost from 2022

Business Green

The supermarket announced this morning it planned to ban all peat compost from its shelves from 2022 in response to customer demand for peat-free options, noting that sales of compost had skyrocketed during the pandemic.

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POWERGEN International announces 2022 event theme and partnerships to shape the future of energy

Renewable Energy World

They must ensure power resiliency and low cost and respond to both public and government demand for carbon reduction and more intermittent renewables on the system,” said Stephanie Kolodziej, Portfolio Director at Clarion Energy.

Enel Reveals Plan to Add 1GW of Batteries to US Renewables Fleet by 2022

GreenTechMedia

energy storage ambitions on Tuesday, saying it will add 1 gigawatts of storage capacity to its renewables fleet by 2022. gigawatts of renewable power capacity globally by 2022 through its Enel Green Power arm, along with 300 megawatts of energy storage from its Enel X unit.

Enel to Build 14GW of Renewables by 2022 as Decarbonization Race Heats Up

GreenTechMedia

Between 2020 and 2022, the Italian group will invest €11.5 The firm’s energy transitions venture, Enel X, will add more than 300 megawatts of energy storage capacity and another 4 gigawatts of demand response resources. billion in 2022.

EDF to close 2GW West Burton coal power station in 2022

Business Green

Over the next 18 months, EDF said two of the four 500MW coal power units at the West Burton A facility would only be used if called upon to assist with security of supply through the Capacity Market, which is designed to ensure back-up power during periods of strong demand on the UK grid.

MPs demand 'overhaul and extension' of Green Homes Grant Scheme

Business Green

MPs are calling for an extension to the government's flagship green home upgrades programme beyond March 2022, amid revelations that just a fraction of the available vouchers have been given out to householders to help install energy efficiency measures under the scheme since its launch last year.

California Demands 3.3GW of New Resources by 2023 to Meet Looming Grid Shortfall

GreenTechMedia

California regulators have approved a 3.3-gigawatt "all-source" procurement that will pit new renewables, energy storage, demand response and other clean resources against natural gas-fired power plants in a race to meet what could be a major shortfall in grid capacity in the next four years. gigawatts by 2022. Each will need to procure half of their total by 2021, 75 percent of it by 2022, and all of it by 2023.

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Investment Association lends voice to climate risk reporting demands

Business Green

Investor group representing £7.7tr under management calls for listed firms to report on climate risks, as leading analyst warns of on-going TCFD reporting gap.

Green Homes Grant: Only fraction of vouchers issued despite strong demand

Business Green

And while the Scheme was initially given a £1.5bn budget, the Treasury subsequently responded to the slow rate of voucher issuance by first extending the deadline for the scheme to March 2022 and then slashing the budget to just £320m for the 2021/22 financial year.

Nestlé digs deeper into regenerative ag, puts $3.6B behind net-zero plan

GreenBiz

Our actions will boost demand," Schneider said during the briefing. "We Nestlé has pledged that its sources of "key" commodities, including palm and soy, will be deforestation-free by 2022. (It’s A pledge to pay more for recycled "food grade" plastic in order to help stimulate demand.

Why investors are putting biodiversity on the balance sheet

GreenBiz

Until very recently, investor demands regarding environmental impact largely have focused on the climate crisis and greenhouse gas emissions. Why investors are putting biodiversity on the balance sheet. Clouse. Thu, 03/04/2021 - 02:11. Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free weekly newsletter.

Axpo to produce hydrogen at 43.4-MW Eglisau-Glattfelden hydropower plant

Renewable Energy World

Scheduled to go onstream in autumn 2022, the 2.5-MW hydrogen production facility will produce about 350 tonnes of green hydrogen annually. If demand for hydrogen grows as expected, plant capacity can be doubled to 5 MW.

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

Renewable Energy World

Maverick and Sundance will be completed in 2021 and Traverse in 2022. 26-28, 2022, in Dallas. Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma.

Commercial EV-maker Lightning eMotors to join NYSE through SPAC deal

Charged

Lightning says it currently has an order backlog of approximately 1,500 vehicles for delivery in 2021 and 2022, including a fuel cell Class 6 truck.

80% of oil workers considering career impacts of climate change

Envirotec Magazine

The equivalent of 90% of Scotland’s electricity demand is now met from renewables like wind and solar power. New study shows half in oil and gas have considered new role in renewable energy industry – or are already diversifying into it.

Could Bloom fuel cells be a solution for maritime emissions issues?

GreenBiz

Bloom and Samsung want to show off their workable design in 2022. Fuel cells] meet the demands for efficiency. That's not to say there won't be emerging demand for alternative fuels, Blank said. There's a clustering of hydrogen of demand that could be very interesting.".

FERC Order 2222-A continues to be good news for renewable project developers

Renewable Energy World

President Biden’s FERC Chairman Commissioner Glick wasted no time closing the loophole in the earlier demand response order from FERC in this new order 2222-A. States with demand response programs no longer have the ability to opt-out similar to DERA order 2222.

Taiga Motors to build new assembly facility for its off-road EVs in Québec

Charged

The first phase of construction is scheduled for completion in 2022, and the company expects to begin production of electric snowmobiles and personal watercraft immediately. We have seen strong customer demand limited by product availability.”.

What’s the Future of Solar Development in Latin America?

GreenTechMedia

Despite coronavirus-related setbacks, 2020 will be one of the biggest years for solar demand in Latin America. Country demand and system cost trends. As utility-scale solar demand climbs in 2020, system costs will fall.

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MISO electric vehicle prospects increase (3 out of 3)

Renewable Energy World

So, MISO is preparing to integrate ESRs on legacy market systems by June 2022. MISO markets have plenty of experience with aggregators, mostly from Illinois, from a demand response product perspective.

Even in Coal-Heavy Kentucky, Corporations Can’t Stay Away From Solar Power

GreenTechMedia

However, solar developers are inching into the state, teasing out deals and working to gain access to the lucrative PJM market, in part driven by demand from corporate consumers. Rising corporate demand in PJM.

Report predicts shortages of rare earth materials in coming decades

Charged

A report by Adamas Intelligence suggests that over the next two decades, the supply side of the rare earth industry may not be able to keep up with rapidly growing demand for magnet rare earths such as neodymium, praseodymium, dysprosium and terbium. It addresses the anticipated near-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on world markets and forecasts global supply, demand and prices from 2020 through 2030.

Construction begins on 500-MW Aktina plant, the largest solar facility in the state of Texas

Renewable Energy World

The complete project should be online in the first half of 2022, said the company. To meet growing regional demand, power generated at Aktina will be brought online in blocks starting in mid-2021 and sold to the ERCOT wholesale market.

An unpredictable world: 2021 predictions

Envirotec Magazine

Industries will use 2021 to prepare for the new Environment Bill which will come into force in 2022 introducing legally binding targets for nature, water, air and waste. Ensuring your maintenance schedules are up-to-date now will leave you free to concentrate on fulfilling demand.

MISO capacity price fizzles, but opportunities for standalone storage lie with utility resource plans

Renewable Energy World

According to CLECO Power in the South region of MISO, “Cleco Power’s next IRP cycle will begin in the 4th quarter of this year, with the Draft IRP Report scheduled to be filed in Q4 2022.”

Keep your eyes on these 9 electric truck and van companies in 2021

GreenBiz

And the demand and interest in this technology is only growing stronger. The vans are expected to start rolling out for delivery in 2022. Across the company, Ford’s investment in electrifying vehicles through 2022 totals $11.5

What Zymergen’s IPO says about 'biofacturing' and green chemistry

GreenBiz

To meet demand, the company "reverse engineered" the product using petroleum-based chemicals, according to a Zymergen spokesperson. A bio-based version of Hyaline, a roughly 50/50 blend of biomolecules and petroleum-based chemical, is expected by the middle of 2022.

Get Ready for the Alfa Lift, an Electric-Hybrid Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - The Alfa Lift, a new build heavy lift crane vessel owned by Offshore Heavy Transport, was recently launched and is on track to enter service by early 2022. This includes OHT’s contract to transport and install the foundations, starting in 2022.

Lion Electric to build its first US manufacturing facility in Illinois

Charged

The facility is expected to come online in the second half of 2022, with a production capacity of 20,000 vehicles per year.

PG&E’s Latest Energy Storage Procurement Includes Fleet of Behind-the-Meter Batteries

GreenTechMedia

part of Ontario, Canada-based Nexus Renewables, to deploy a fleet of batteries at multiple sites in PG&E service territory and provide them for grid services starting in August 2022.

Why US Solar Tariffs Almost Worked, and Why They Don’t Now

GreenTechMedia

However, the effectiveness of the trade barriers started to erode in 2019 due to strong demand in the U.S. They stand to miss out on market opportunities if the quota is not increased to match demand. The Section 201 tariffs are currently scheduled to phase out on February 7, 2022.

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Demise of King Coal causes turmoil in Germany

Envirotec Magazine

The planned timeline for ending coal power generation in Germany could cause the country significant challenges as it battles to meet future electricity demand. A coal power plant in Lünen, Germany (image credit: Daniel Grothe , CC BY 2.0 license).

So Big It’s Boring: The Rise of Utility-Scale Solar

GreenTechMedia

Then someone chimed in, “Demand response, EVs, flow batteries — those are cool subjects. 1 spot until 2022 when the combination of the stepdown of the federal Production Tax Credit and the growth in solar causes wind to drop to second place.

Residential Solar Hits New Peak in US with Record Q3 Installations

GreenTechMedia

Resiliency is driving significant demand in markets like California, where utility power shutoffs left millions without power for certain periods in 2019. High-profile coverage of the California shutoffs and intensifying wildfires have meant an increase in solar demand as far away as Texas.

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The electronic waste collection conundrum

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley’s analysis notes that consumers are particularly interested in trade-in options, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed hoping to participate in such a program by 2022. The electronic waste collection conundrum. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/16/2020 - 01:15.

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Consumers Are Playing a Big Role in Keeping the Lights On in California This Week

GreenTechMedia

Although temperatures dropped a bit on Monday, California still faces excessive heat warnings similar to those issued last week, driving air-conditioning demand. Conservation, demand response and backup generation.

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Compliance scheme’s EPR report shows the scale of change for packaging waste producers

Envirotec Magazine

Recyclers and reprocessors are likely to benefit, both from the replacement of the volatile PRN system and from greater levels of material supply and demand for output. million tonnes between 2022 and 2032.

Wood Mackenzie’s Key Takeaways From the Grid Edge in Q3

GreenTechMedia

According to its investor presentation, ChargePoint was booking revenue but needed the SPAC funds to expand its geographic presence and enter new markets in order to become profitable in 2022. 2) Demand response is being used to mitigate U.S.

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Can a Novel Zinc Battery Deliver Clean Multiday Backup Power?

GreenTechMedia

“We can do both: We can do the short-duration time-of-use arbitrage and demand-charge reduction and help monetize those opportunities for customers, but we can also provide them up to two days of backup power in the face of an outage,” Larsen said.

Statkraft and Aquila Capital sign 5-year PPA for 50MW Spanish park

Renewable Energy World

This is a 5-year power purchase agreement starting in 2022 with an innovative price structure in which Aquila Capital will provide Statkraft with 100% green electricity at competitive price levels.

Electrolyte producer NOHMs Technologies becomes Sionic Energy

Charged

Sionic Energy is targeting the automotive, consumer electronics and aviation battery markets, and expects to have its battery design ready for production and commercialization in light aviation (drones) and consumer electronics sectors by late 2022.

BASF to build battery materials plant in Germany, supplying up to 400,000 EVs per year

Charged

The company says the Schwarzheide plant’s modular design and infrastructure allow for the rapid scale-up of manufacturing capacities, enabling it to meet increasing customer demand in the European EV market. Startup of the two plants is planned for 2022. Chemical company BASF announced a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany, as part of its multi-step investment in Europe’s EV value chain.

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