DHL Express inks landmark sustainable aviation fuel deals with BP and Neste

Business Green

Oil giant and refining company set to provide logistics company with 800 million litres of aviation fuel from 2026 in what has been dubbed 'largest ever SAF deals' announced to date.

Global industry coalition touts 'fully costed' net zero plans for steel, shipping and aviation

Business Green

The plans launched today would allow the global steel, shipping, and aviation sectors to make "significant emisisons reductions" by 2030, and incorporate milestones and metrics to monitor progress, according to the Mission Possible Partnership (MPP).

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NREL researchers, industry partners test Megawatt Charging System with up to 3.75 MW of power

Charged

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks, to say nothing of aviation and shipping, will require much more powerful charging facilities than those that now serve passenger cars. They also evaluated the systems’ thermal performance—a key consideration in high-power charging.

How Much Energy Do Data Centers Really Use?

Energy Innovation

Energy Innovation partners with the independent nonprofit Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) to provide climate and energy research updates. Data centers utilize different information technology (IT) devices to provide these services, all of which are powered by electricity.

Key steps for wind turbine power performance testing

Renewable Energy World

Running power performance tests (PPTs) on operational assets is a highly complex task that requires a significant amount of experience. . When should I carry out power performance tests? How can providers ensure high levels of confidence in their power performance test results?

Build Back Better: Top green consultancies beef up post-coronavirus services

Business Green

The firm also published research showing that while 56 per cent of businesses increased their focus on cutting carbon emissions in 2019, a third said cost is still more important than carbon when it comes to energy purchasing decisions.

VW: German auto industry push to subsidize hydrogen is “nonsensical”

Charged

The latest battle in the War of the Energy Storage Media has broken out in Germany, where the Volkswagen Group and an auto industry lobbying group (the German Association of the Automotive Industry, or VDA) are at daggers drawn over the government’s proposed plan to implement the EU’s renewable energy directive. The market would allow competition among electricity, biofuels and hydrogen as green transport fuels.

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

GreenBiz

And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules.

Hydrogen Is Booming: 3 Things Investors Need To Know To Reduce Their Risk

EDF + Business

And China is in the race, too, with plans to make hydrogen a key plank in the country’s energy transition plan. Hydrogen has a number of strengths as an energy carrier and decarbonization pathway. The science is clear: Leak monitoring is critical for all hydrogen infrastructure.

Sustainable Freight: Towards a Greener Air Cargo Culture

The Environmental Blog

According to a report by the European Parliament , continuing on the current trajectory with no intervention will lead the aviation industry to account for 22% of global CO2 emissions by 2050. But what’s standing in the way of the aviation industry?

Carbon offsets alone won’t make flying climate-friendly

Grist

It’s packed with energy; per unit of weight, at least 60 times as much as the lithium-ion batteries used to propel electric cars. percent of total warming in 2011 on aviation alone — which may sound small, but the number has been growing fast.

OXIS Energy and Mercedes to build Li-S plant in Brazil

Charged

OXIS Energy and the Minas Gerais Development Company have signed a 15-year lease agreement with Mercedes Benz Brazil (MBB) to take possession of a plant located at the MBB manufacturing site in Juiz de Fora in southeast Brazil, to produce lithium-sulfur battery cells. Phase 1 will be to lease 20,000 square meters to enable the production of 5 million Li-S cells per year, with the option to extend and double the estate and cell capacity. ” Source: OXIS Energy.

Will low-carbon hydrogen will be the silver bullet in APAC?

Renewable Energy World

On Thursday the 19 th of August, the Climate Council in partnership with the law firm Shearman & Sterling, hosted an intriguing panel to discuss a major topic in the energy industry: Will low-carbon hydrogen be the silver bullet in APAC? By David Stent.

The war to electrify: America can do it

GreenBiz

Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on. "So Plus, renewable energy is more efficient than natural gas and coal-fired energy, which lose a lot of heat.

Online Event - VERGE Energy Conference

Green Market Oracle

VERGE Energy Conference (VERGE 20) will take place on October 26-30, 2020. This online event can be attended from anywhere, The central theme at VERGE 20 will focus on how energy systems can be decarbonized, decentralized, digitized and democratized.

Climate Tech Entrepreneurs React to the Inflation Reduction Act

Elemental Excelerator

Not to mention President Biden also signed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 , putting about $67 billion toward zero-carbon industries and climate research. airports can accommodate electrified aviation. Allume Energy , Transcend ). What We Love: Building Community Capacity.

Preparing for take-off: DHL Express places order for 12 all-electric aircraft

Business Green

Deliveries giant announces it is to team up with electric aviation pioneer Eviation to put zero emission planes into service. His comments were echoed by Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay, who said the order represented a major vote of confidence in the nascent electric aviation sector.

Bakery Sustainability Guide: Ideas on How To Make Your Bakery Eco Friendly

Green Business Bureau

The green initiatives chosen will create the foundation of your sustainable development plan, kick-starting your green journey for you to build on over time. Bakeries are energy-intensive and create excessive amounts of waste during the packaging and baking processes.

Energy Security Strategy: Nuclear and hydrogen tipped for big wins, but will Treasury block efficiency plans?

Business Green

Latest round of reports on long-overdue energy independence plan suggest Number 10 and 11 continue to be at loggerheads over the cost of actions that could protect consumers from record energy bills. to rise while the costs of renewables and energy storage fall," he said.

Is There Enough Biomass to Fuel the World? Part III

Mr. Sustainability

How to divert energy flows from fossil to renewable using electricity and biomass Summary - Up to 20% of our energy needs could be met by sustainably harvested biomass, in particular food and agricultural waste, as well as manure. A simplified overview of energy flows in the U.S.

Cheap Wind and Solar Should Prompt ‘Rethink’ on Role of CCS, Paper Argues

DeSmogBlog

The falling cost of wind and solar power significantly reduces the need for carbon capture and storage technology to tackle climate change, a new paper has argued. Cheap, abundant renewable energy reduces the value of CCS in all areas.”. Oil and Gas Industry. Energy

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

GreenBiz

All of them are using their artificial intelligence prowess and analytics power to help companies such as BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil continue exploration and extraction. Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud. Heather Clancy. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 01:30.

UN-Approved ‘Green’ Investors Funding UK Airport Expansion Bids

DeSmogBlog

The news follows criticism from the government’s own climate advisers that the country’s recently-announced net zero strategy excludes measures to tackle aviation growth, an increasing source of emissions. The PRI was working with investors to make the aviation sector “less carbon?intensive,

Latest openings at SDG&E

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Click the link to apply: Smart Meter 2.0 The Group Product Manager is primarily responsible for defining the roadmap, vision, and prioritization of the Smart Meter 2.0 Performs these functions in context of the Smart Meter 2.0 Takes full responsibility for the IT portion of the Smart Meter 2.0 Manages all customers’ operational service-related demands, and also achieves energy efficiency, added load and customer satisfaction goals.

The government’s new ‘Earthshot’ — making it cheap to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere

Grist

On Friday, at the United Nations’ climate conference, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced her agency’s new “Earthshot Initiative” to bring the cost of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it securely below $100 per metric ton. COP26 Energy Science Uncategorized

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Government’s Net Zero Strategy is a major step forward, says CCC

Envirotec Magazine

Ministers have made the big decisions – to decarbonise the power sector by 2035, to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles, to back heat pumps for homes. The CCC will monitor p.

Comment: Carbon net zero – we’re halfway there

Envirotec Magazine

By Faye Bowser, Head of Energy Solutions, Siemens plc. How do we find the energy and ideas now to put in place the changes needed to sustain our collective trajectory to 2050, and also identify the next set of ‘big wins’ for industry?

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Human Nature: Insights from Interactive 2022

Elemental Excelerator

We hope that you will learn something new and come away feeling the way we did at the end of the day — grateful for the grit, empathy, and ingenuity on display from so many people working across industries to ensure a better future for people and planet. “This group is building bridges.

EPRI, Shell, the City of Houston, Greentown Labs, and NYU Urban Future Lab Announce Startup Participants for the Low-Carbon Hydrogen Accelerator

Greentown Labs

Clean Power (Greater Manchester, United Kingdom) is developing a novel, low-cost, highly durable hydrogen polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell delivering zero-emission electricity. This program builds on EPRI’s low-carbon efforts.

Meet the startup producing oil to fight climate change

Grist

It had been about a year and a half since he left his job at an aerospace company to found a clean energy startup in San Francisco with three of his friends, but the path to success he’d once envisioned had crumbled. For a while things had been looking up for Charm Industrial.

Net zero targets: How to manage the 'hot air' to limit global warming

Business Green

Based on the global carbon budget of 400 billion tonnes between 2020 and 2050, identified by the IPCC in its 2021 Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), the new OECM research calculates carbon budgets for the highest emitting industries.

Meet the Innovators in Elemental Excelerator’s 9th Cohort

Elemental Excelerator

“We’re looking forward to partnering deeply with Cohort 9 companies and their community partners to help improve existing water, food, circular economy, energy and mobility systems.” ENERGY. ” — Nneka Uzoh, Director of Energy Innovation.

Boris Johnson touts £350m innovation funding to fuel 'green, sustainable recovery'

Business Green

The multi-million pound investment package includes £139m towards 12 projects Scotland, Wales and the North of England to help heavy industry shift from using natural gas to clean hydrogen power, and to scale up carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to trap emissions.

Charged and umlaut continue partnership on 2021 EV Charging Infrastructure Benchmark

Charged

The goal was to bring you a comparison of the charging industry’s best efforts: a search for the best user experience currently available. The company regularly releases “technology roadmaps” in various industries, including energy, telecommunications, automotive and aviation.

Heathrow.com launches new carbon offsetting service for passengers

Business Green

The initiative is the aviation firm’s latest attempt to green its operations, while controversy over plans to construct a third runway rumbles on. It is essential that aviation's place in the overall strategy for UK emissions reduction is considered and planned fully by your Department.".

The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

Business Green

Critics, meanwhile, have been quick to point out that the plan is thin on details around how the government intends to scale up energy efficiency improvements, boost green skills, decarbonise heavy industry, and encourage people to embrace lower carbon diets. The power sector.

Small businesses contribute a third of UK emissions, but are laggards in the net zero race

Envirotec Magazine

However, when asked about physical actions, it is encouraging to see that the vast majority (94%) say they have taken at least one action to reduce their emissions, though they tended to be low-effort ones, such as installing a smart meter. Image credit: Nenad Stojkovic , CC BY 2.0 license.

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Commercial drones have the potential to half CO2 emissions for freight

Envirotec Magazine

Commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have the potential to almost halve the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of urban freight transport compared to small light commercial vehicles (LCVs), providing an unprecedented opportunity for the logistics industry to reduce its environmental impact.

In the race to net zero, we have no time to lose

Business Green

The energy crisis and its impact on the cost of living will loom large immediately, with ever more worrying predictions for where October's price cap might land.

If the world wants a green recovery, it must commit to innovation

Business Green

But it's vital we don't lose sight of long-term climate and energy challenges and the vital sustainability targets that must solve them. Drax engineers at work within the UK's biggest renewable power plant | Credit: Drax. The role of BECCS in hitting energy targets.

Heathrow Airport inks deal with ENGIE to supply terminals with 'green gas'

Business Green

All terminals at Heathrow will soon to be supplied with "100 per cent green" biomethane gas, after the airport inked a deal with French energy giant ENGIE to replace fossil fuel gas sources at the site.

Charged and umlaut partner on EV charging infrastructure testing

Charged

umlaut is a global, full-service, cross-industry, end-to-end engineering consultancy company with 4,500 specialized experts and engineers, and operations in 50 locations all over the world. Charged : What do you see as the biggest future challenges for the EV industry?

The war to electrify: America can do it

AGreenLiving

Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on. Plus, renewable energy is more efficient than natural gas and coal-fired energy, which lose a lot of heat.