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

GreenBiz

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The plant is powered by 4 gigawatts from wind and solar projects that sprawl across the desert. Green hydrogen? Wind Power.

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

EDF + Business

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has set off a flurry of competition among states for a piece of the $8 billion in direct funding and tax credits the law provides for four “hydrogen hubs.” A parallel rush to hydrogen is underway in the private sector. The U.S.

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The Economic Case for ‘Blue Hydrogen’ Is Getting Worse. Cue the Lobbyists.

DeSmogBlog

The push to sell “blue hydrogen” as a clean energy fuel — which experts have called a misleading rebrand of fossil fuels — hit another setback this month. players in the blue hydrogen sphere — and natural gas is a common denominator. hydrogen lobbies. Department of Energy.

Rush to clean energy prompts demand for ammonia analysers

Envirotec Magazine

The global stampede to develop clean energy sources has prompted a demand for ammonia analysers from the developers of engines that will be capable of using ammonia as a fuel. The two predominant sources of renewable energy are wind and solar. MJ/L) than liquid hydrogen (8.5

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Study shows most promising well-to-tank routes for hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

When it comes to decarbonising the UK economy, many suggest the use of hydrogen for hard-to-electrify transport applications as indispensable. It also looked at the implications of using biomethane in place of fossil gas and hydrogen derived entirely from biogenic waste. Hydrogen Fuel

Energy Provisions In The Inflation Reduction Act

R-Squared Energy

Let’s discuss the energy provisions in the bill. Before reading through the bill, I like to get a feel for the kinds of energy programs it addresses. For example, a big part of our energy policy over the past decade has been ramping up the nation’s biofuel programs. “Hydrogen”, on the other hand, appears 65 times in the bill, and “clean vehicle” appears 31 times. Investments in American Clean Energy Manufacturing.

Back green hydrogen to power clean growth, industry urges government

Business Green

Trade body RenewableUK outlines a series of policy recommendations to enable the UK to become a global leader in the development of green hydrogen. Driving down the price of renewable hydrogen will be critical to delivering on its potential, the study adds.

German Clean Energy Hub Pivotal To Reducing Reliance Of Russian Gas

R-Squared Energy

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions against Russia have highlighted Europe’s vulnerability when it comes to energy security. I asked Otto Waterlander, Chief Commercial Officer at TES , how green hydrogen and green gas can both support European energy security in the face of the sanctions on Russia, while also taking a lead to support the EU meet its climate change obligations. Let’s start with your plans for the clean energy hub at The Wilhelmshaven.

'The green recovery starts at home': EU accelerates Green Deal with buildings, chemicals, and methane plans

Business Green

In the latest addition to its 'green recovery' package, the European Commission yesterday unveiled a flurry of crucial green strategies, targets, and policies, ranging from new green building and renewable energy programmes, to tighter rules governing chemical use and methane emissions.

The Reality Behind Green Hydrogen’s Soaring Hype

GreenTechMedia

Green hydrogen produced using renewable energy is increasingly seen as a key asset for grid and transport decarbonization. Shell believes the hydrogen sector deserves the same levels of support that went to solar energy over the years. But at least in the medium term, the decarbonization potential of hydrogen is limited. Green hydrogen remains inefficient and expensive today, with an end-to-end efficiency of only around 30 percent, said Gallagher.

Industry Insiders Question Louisiana Regulators Over Cleanup on ExxonMobil Land, Amid Corruption Claims and Pollution Fears

DeSmogBlog

Properly plugging and abandoning oil and gas wells is vital to protect the environment and stop methane leaks – but for decades, oil operators have often slipped away without paying to clean up, leaving millions of deteriorating abandoned wells across the U.S. Energy

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

AGreenLiving

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The plant is powered by 4 gigawatts from wind and solar projects that sprawl across the desert. Green hydrogen?

The defining decade for oil and gas in the energy transition

EDF + Business

Business as usual for the oil and gas industry is over. Investor confidence is flagging just as the talent pool shrinks and competition from cleaner energy sources intensifies. Here’s what to watch for as industry’s defining decade begins. BP methane

Hydrogen: UN urges policymakers to beware fossil fuel 'vested' interests

Business Green

UN backs green hydrogen as it publishes seven principles designed to guide policymakers and business leaders approach to scaling the low carbon fuel. energy sector pathway". In the UK, the government is still mulling the use of low carbon hydrogen for home heating.

Not all storage solutions are created equal

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Hans Maghon, Head of Energy Storage at Siemens Energy. Understanding the different methods of energy storage allows us to glimpse the shape of our future energy system. Batteries are making headway in power generation. Green hydrogen.

Can Gas-Fired Power Plants Coexist with a Net-Zero Target? Yes, Southern Company Insists

GreenTechMedia

utility can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while still keeping natural gas as a central part of its business, both to generate electricity and to sell to its customers. But Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, the states where Southern Company’s electric utilities serve about 4.2

New heights for CCS

Envirotec Magazine

A pilot plant has been operational in Copenhagen for several months and a novel gas monitoring technology has been used to optimize the efficiency of the plant. The Amager Bakke waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen: Standout features include a rooftop artificial ski slope.

Scotland to become first country to test 100% green hydrogen

AGreenLiving

has moved one step closer towards its net-zero carbon target by unveiling a plan to test 100% green hydrogen for cooking and heating in 300 Scottish homes, making Scotland the first country to do so. ’s energy regulator, announced this plan on Monday. According to Ofgem, Scottish gas company SGN will be responsible for fitting houses with hydrogen heating systems. government to monitor the viability of using carbon-free hydrogen generated through electrolysis.

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.

GHG Protocol: Scope 1 Emissions Explained

Green Business Bureau

Scope 2 emissions are indirect GHGs released from the energy purchased by an organization. Building on this article, we’ll be publishing three articles in a series, each one focusing on a specific emission scope category. is about to enforce the electric vehicle switch.

'A new future for Saltend': Can hydrogen and carbon capture create a 'green' chemicals hub on the Humber?

Business Green

The 100-year old Saltend Chemicals Park is gearing up to become a test ground for hydrogen and carbon capture industrial decarbonisation technologies - BusinessGreen visits the UK's ground zero for net zero. We are decarbonising energy and we are decarbonising products.

Mapped: The Network of Powerful Agribusiness Groups Lobbying to Water Down the EU’s Sustainable Farming Targets

DeSmogBlog

BASF’s wine tasting is just one example of many such pandemic-style lobbying efforts by the European agriculture industry since the EU has attempted to pass sweeping new policies to combat climate change through measures included in its “Green Deal,” first presented in December 2019. Energy

Forget 2050: As COP26 Starts, Five Immediate Priorities for Oil and Gas

EDF + Business

Blanton, a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy , and Ben Ratner, Associate Vice President at EDF. With urgency building in Glasgow, we revisit the metrics here. Methane: Leaders emerge as the global community wakes up to the challenge.

Why now is the time to tackle biogas leakage

Envirotec Magazine

The aim is to convert the biomethane into usable energy either as heat, electrical power or as a replacement for fossil-derived gas fuels, including for use as a transport fuel. Methane leakage – a significant problem. Reducing methane emissions to fight global warming.

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.

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential

GreenBiz

Approaches such as investing in offshore energy production, conserving coastal ecosystems and increasing consumption of sustainable ocean-based protein offer opportunities to reduce emissions. Seaweed cultivation also can provide an economic return that could support near-term industry growth.

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Secrets of a long partnership in gas detection (Sponsored content)

Envirotec Magazine

This was important, because it helped to build trust.”. CETCI also manufactures fixed gas detection systems, controllers and transmitters that are deployed to monitor hazardous gases; protecting health and safety in confined spaces and indoor environments.

New Reports Allege Texas Oil and Gas Regulator’s Lax Enforcement

DeSmogBlog

The well was being drilled in what’s called a sour-gas field, an oil field that naturally has a high concentration of a deadly gas called hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Many wells in sour gas fields also have flaring permits, despite their absent hydrogen sulfide paperwork. Energy

‘Math Doesn’t Yet Add Up’ for Utility Decarbonization Goals: Deloitte

GreenTechMedia

utilities such as Duke Energy , Dominion Energy , Southern Company and Xcel Energy. Each still plans to build new natural gas power plants in the near term, despite the additional emissions they will cause. Stage 3: ‘refuel’ the electricity-fossil fuel.

Lessons from a year of reporting on climate solutions in Cascadia

Grist

This story is part of the series Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia , which explores the path to low-carbon energy for British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. And, in the United States, political gridlock chopped the heart out of Congress’ most ambitious clean energy plan. .

#Greentown10: A Look at Greentown’s Biggest Annual Event Throughout the Years

Greentown Labs

Throughout the years, DEMO Day grew into an event that featured lab tours, dynamic speaking programs featuring industry leaders and elected officials, popcorn pitches from our members, and, most crucially, opportunities for the entire climatetech and cleantech ecosystem to connect with our startups.

Eight ways to seize the net zero opportunity

Business Green

This decade alone, the industry must: Increase low carbon electricity generation by approximately 50 per cent from sources such as wind or solar power. Develop carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) technology and develop hydrogen networks.

DOE Quietly Backs Plan for Carbon Capture Network Larger Than Entire Oil Pipeline System

DeSmogBlog

An organization run by former Obama-era Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, with the backing of the AFL-CIO, a federation of 56 labor unions, has created a policy “blueprint” to build a nationwide pipeline network capable of carrying a gigaton of captured carbon dioxide (CO2).

Green Gas Levy: Tariff scheme to fund biomethane plants set for autumn launch

Business Green

The resulting biogas - or biomethane - offers a lower carbon alternative to fossil fuel-based methane, and can be directly injected into the existing gas grid to help reduce the emissions intensity of heating homes and businesses.

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.

Responding to the IPCC Report with Grit and Optimism

Greentown Labs

emissions by 2050 while also dramatically limiting other GHG emissions like methane. Earlier this year, Greentown opened its second location and first expansion outside of Massachusetts in Houston to serve as an on-the-ground catalyst for the energy transition.

Orwellian or essential? Oil and Gas Authority rebrands as North Sea Transition Authority ahead of latest licensing round

Business Green

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced it has changed its name to the North Sea Transition Authority, in a bid to reflect the fossil fuel industry's "evolving role" in the net zero transition. Meanwhile oil and gas remain vital for energy security as we transition.

Leveraging the ocean’s carbon removal potential

AGreenLiving

Approaches such as investing in offshore energy production, conserving coastal ecosystems and increasing consumption of sustainable ocean-based protein offer opportunities to reduce emissions. The ocean absorbs just under one-third of anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, which is contributing to a rise in ocean acidification and making it more difficult for organisms such as oysters and corals to build shells.

Leveraging the ocean’s carbon removal potential

AGreenLiving

Approaches such as investing in offshore energy production, conserving coastal ecosystems and increasing consumption of sustainable ocean-based protein offer opportunities to reduce emissions. The ocean absorbs just under one-third of anthropogenic CO 2 emissions, which is contributing to a rise in ocean acidification and making it more difficult for organisms such as oysters and corals to build shells.

'Not a climate solution': New report slams CCS performance, but can lessons be learned?

Business Green

New IEEFA report argues existing CCS projects are underperforming, but industry counters that carbon capture projects can deliver major emissions savings when effective policy frameworks are in place.

Keeping 1.5C alive: Is COP26 on track to deliver on its goals?

Business Green

Global energy shortages and a recent spike in oil prices to a three-year high above $80 a barrel, have dimmed hopes that governments will announce bold new plans to rapidly ditch fossil fuels at the October 31st to November 12th summit. per cent partly because of the power shortages.

SDG17, coronavirus, and the battle for a collaborative future

Business Green

Meanwhile, the global business community was edging towards an arguably belated recognition of the importance of co-operation, be it within industries, across different sectors, or between corporations and governments. Thankfully, multiple industries seem to have recognised this truism.