EIA Releases 2050 Projections For Energy & Makes It Clear That It Hasn’t Been Paying Attention

CleanTechnica

It's unclear why the EIA 2050 projections are so skewed from observable realities of costs, age of fleets, and global industry transformation.

Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050

CleanTechnica

Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot.

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Utopia? Imagining the food system of 2050

GreenBiz

What’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century. Agriculture Food Systems Foodstuff Urban Agriculture

120 Gigawatts Of Energy Storage By 2050: We Got This!

CleanTechnica

The next generation of energy storage is set to go far and beyond the capabilities of today's Li-ion technology, as federal energy experts eyeball a goal of 120 gigawatts in storage by. Batteries Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries Pumped Hydro Storage Hydrogen NREL

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Virginia Mandates 100% Clean Power by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Virginia has become the latest state to pass a law that sets it on a path to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2050, as well as setting targets for massive investments in energy efficiency, energy storage and in-state solar and wind power.

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BP announces net zero by 2050 ambition

GreenBiz

New CEO at the global oil giant plans to step up its investment in non-oil and gas activities. Campaigners argue much more detail is required on how the company will pivot towards net zero emissions. Investing Net Zero oil Oil & Gas

Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050

GreenBiz

That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient.". decarbonization hydrogen Hydropower Renewable Energy

5 utilities with 100% clean energy goals by 2050

Solar Power World

Here are five utilities that have committed to net-zero electricity by 2050 or sooner, in accordance with the IPCC’s report that limiting global warming to 1.5°C C will require reaching net zero emissions around 2050.

Arizona Utility APS Commits to Carbon-Free Power By 2050

GreenTechMedia

Arizona Public Service, the largest utility in the sunny southwestern state, committed itself Wednesday to 100 percent carbon-free power by 2050.

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Southern Company commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Solar Power World

Southern Company announced a new long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net zero emissions by 2050. Today’s action, announced during the 2020 Southern Company… The post Southern Company commits to net-zero emissions by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Illinois activists rally for 100% renewables by 2050

Solar Power World

Before rallying in the Capitol rotunda, attendees met with… The post Illinois activists rally for 100% renewables by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Singapore announces ambition to go net zero beyond 2050

Eco-Business

Singapore will peak its emissions by 2030 and halve the amount to 33 million tonnes CO2-equivalent by 2050. But with scientists warning that the world should reach net zero by 2050 to limit warming to 1.5°C,

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A Model Policy Pathway to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Net Zero Emissions By 2050. Joe Biden had a super, Super Tuesday. On this episode of Political Climate , we discuss the results and what they mean for climate in the 2020 Democratic Primary. We also touch on the sweeping Senate energy bill that could come to a vote any day now.

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Southern Company Commits to Net-Zero Carbon by 2050, but Seeks New Gas Plants for Now

GreenTechMedia

utilities in setting a net-zero carbon target for 2050, aiming to balance the emissions from its sizable fossil fuel-fired generation fleet and sprawling natural gas business with reductions to be gained by expanding its portfolio of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Dominion Energy commits to net zero emissions by 2050

Solar Power World

Dominion Energy announced a significant expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Congress introduces climate bill to reach 100% clean energy by 2050

Solar Power World

If passed into law, the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 would require federal agencies to create a plan, using existing authorities,… The post Congress introduces climate bill to reach 100% clean energy by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World. A new bill introduced today by Rep.

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Look into the future - Year 2050

Green Tech Challenge

Today, in 2050 cars are already obsolete, as we don't have to work in specific places anymore. I reminisce the days when scientists were predicting that in 2050 there'd be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

Renewable energy could power the world by 2050

Eco-Business

Wind, water and solar sources ? the renewable energy trio ? could meet almost all the needs of our power-hungry society in 30 years

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UK airports must shut to reach 2050 climate target

Eco-Business

With the United Kingdom due to host this year’s round of crucial UN climate talks in November, a new study shows the island country currently has no chance of meeting its own legally binding target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to nothing within 30 years

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Duke Energy accelerates net-zero goal to 50% by 2050

Solar Power World

This follows strong progress the company has made in reducing carbon emissions… The post Duke Energy accelerates net-zero goal to 50% by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World.

Duke Energy Vows to Eliminate Its Carbon Emissions by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Xcel Energy, which operates the largest utilities in Colorado and Minnesota, has outlined a plan to reach zero-carbon electricity by 2050 , ahead of moves toward similar mandates in both states.

CleanTechnica Exclusive: A case study into a technology that should be set aside until 2050, Carbon Engineering’s air-to-fuel fig leaf

CleanTechnica

Researching air-carbon capture for use post-2050 remains a very good means of establishing the intellectual capital and basic technologies for when it makes sense to use them. But attempts to commercialize them today are premature.

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Hydrogen Could Become A $130 Billion U.S. Industry By 2050. Could It Also Cut Emissions?

Forbes Green Tech

industry while cutting emissions by 2050 Hydrogen is a key emerging decarbonization technology, and could become a $130 billion U.S.

APS plans to retire coal by 2031, reach 100% clean energy by 2050

Solar Power World

Arizona Public Service announced a goal to deliver 100% clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. The goal includes a nearer-term 2030 target of achieving… The post APS plans to retire coal by 2031, reach 100% clean energy by 2050 appeared first on Solar Power World.

New report says the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Envirotec Magazine

HeidelbergCement has committed to developing carbon neutral products by 2050, and Dalmia Bharat Cement, one of India’s leading cement manufacturers, is committed to becoming a carbon negative group by 2040.

Solar could make up 43% of Singapore's energy mix by 2050: study

Eco-Business

Solar modules could be integrated into Singapore urban landscape just like trees, and make up almost half of the country's power mix by mid-century, a study has found

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Solar could meet 43% of Singapore's power demand during mid-day by 2050: study

Eco-Business

Solar modules could be integrated into Singapore urban landscape just like trees, and comprise almost half of the country's electricity demand by mid-century, a study has found

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Solar could make up 43% of Singapore's power generation mix by 2050: study

Eco-Business

Solar modules could be integrated into Singapore urban landscape just like trees, and comprise almost half of the country's electricity mix by mid-century, a study has found

The Asian economy will be 2.6% smaller by 2050 due to lack of climate resilience

Eco-Business

smaller in 2050 according a new framework developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), with developing countries in the region set to be the most affected. The Asia-Pacific economy will be 2.6%

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Spain to push for net zero by 2050 as government unveils sweeping new climate law

Business Green

Spain's cabinet has today approved an ambitious draft climate law targeting net zero emissions "no later than" 2050, which it estimates will generate over €200bn investment, create up to 350,000 new jobs, and boost the country's economic growth by 1.8

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Switzerland targets net zero emissions by 2050

Business Green

Swiss government says net zero goal will put country in line with the most ambitious national targets under the Paris Agreement

50 Percent Carbon Free By 2050? Not Enough, EIA Says

Forbes Green Tech

Even if all 50 states achieve 50 percent carbon-free energy generation by 2050, carbon emissions will drop only slightly, according to a new projection by the U.

In East Asian first, South Korea announces ambitions to reach net zero by 2050

Eco-Business

South Korea, the world's seventh-largest carbon emitter, is home to energy-intensive industries such as automotives and steel. Its ruling political party wants to end the nation's contribution to climate change

Spanish Oil Giant Repsol Sets Net-Zero Emissions Target for 2050

GreenTechMedia

Repsol, Spain's largest oil and gas company, announced a net-zero emissions target for 2050 and a €4.8 billion ($5.3 billion) asset write-down, becoming the world's first major oil producer to pledge a complete decarbonization.

DNV GL: Renewables at 80% of Global Electricity Mix by 2050

GreenTechMedia

While DNV GL forecasts that energy demand will flatline in the 2030s, energy supply will peak in 2030 and renewables will account for 80 percent of the electricity mix in 2050 (with electricity accounting for 40 percent of energy use by that year), that all adds up to 2.4°C

Hydrogen is expected to account for 10% of China’s energy network by 2050

Renewable Energy World

The Chinese government recently issued a whitepaper on the status and prospects of the hydrogen fuel and fuel cell sectors, indicating that energy derived from hydrogen will become an important part of the Chinese energy network. Storage Infrastructure News

How To Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050: Decarbonizing Industry

Forbes Green Tech

Energy Innovation has identified the policy pathway to net zero by 2050: This article explores U.S. Presidential candidates, governments, and utilities are targeting net zero emissions to rapidly reduce greenhouse gases.

IRENA: Green energy-led coronavirus recovery would deliver $98tr boost by 2050

Business Green

The global economic response to the coronavirus crisis should accelerate the shift towards net zero emissions, delivering a multi-trillion dollar renewable energy drive that offers a pathway that would more than pay for itself in GDP growth, jobs, and welfare by 2050, IRENA has argued.

BNEF: Green hydrogen could curb third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050

Business Green

A major rollout of green hydrogen technologies could offset up to one third of global greenhouse gas emissions produced by fossil fuels and industry by 2050, according to a new report today by BloombergNEF (BNEF).

Utopia? Imagining the food system of 2050

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Imagining the food system of 2050. What’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century. View original here: Utopia? Business Green 2020-may daniels- during-the-covid energy efficiency food-systems foodstuff more-energy-efficient the-50th