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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.

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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.

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Study: Gas crisis triggers $73bn investment in green hydrogen projects

Business Green

Carbon Tracker analysis warns soaring gas process could leave projects that produce hydrogen from fossil gas stranded. Hydrogen is widely regarded as a critical fuel for the net zero transition, as it provides a means of decarbonising a raft of industrial processes.

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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.

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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. Therefore, imported green gas and hydrogen are a necessity.

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Big names including Amazon, Honeywell, Mitsubishi line up behind green hydrogen

Business Green

A flurry of funding rounds have underscored how many big corporates are keen to turbocharge the fledgling hydrogen market. Its pitch: the approach uses 80 per cent less electricity than electrolysis, another "clean" hydrogen approach. per cent of hydrogen production globally.

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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?

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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. Ben Ratner, Senior Director, EDF+Business. BP methane

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'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.

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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.

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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. Department of Energy. Southern Company intends to test the proposition that a U.S.

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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.

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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.

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GHG Protocol: Scope 1 Emissions Explained

Green Business Bureau

The 2001 GHG Protocol’s guidelines were the first to categorize business GHGs as scope 1 emissions, scope 2 emissions, and scope 3 emissions. Scope 2 emissions are indirect GHGs released from the energy purchased by an organization. How to reduce business direct emissions (scope 1).

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'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.

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

DeSmogBlog

To identify the powerful actors most actively lobbying against these key EU regulations and policies, DeSmog analysed corporate reports, lobbying records, official position papers, responses to public EU consultations, media events, and meetings held with various EU bodies over the past two years.

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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. Methane: Leaders emerge as the global community wakes up to the challenge. cop 26 flaring investors methane methane satellite

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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.

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COP26 sends a clear signal to businesses and investors

Business Green

Despite the tense, last-minute drama, the Glasgow Climate Pact sends a very clear investment signal to businesses and financial institutions, argues Nick Molho from the Aldersgate Group. This has included trade groups and businesses in sectors where cutting emissions is particularly difficult.

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

Envirotec Magazine

Available in two models (pump or diffusion) and battery powered with onboard datalogging, the YESAIR instruments have been designed for intermittent or continuous indoor air quality monitoring of temperature, RH, particulates and up to 5 gases.

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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

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How the UK could meet its net zero goals ahead of schedule

Business Green

Thanks to myriad technologies - hydrogen hydride batteries, EV batteries, home solar power, and other renewables - the UK energy grid could look very different in 2030, writes Plextek's Laurence Weir. The first will be the dramatic rise in usage of electric vehicles.

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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. Instead, they decided to focus on producing hydrogen.

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Global Briefing: EU confirms 2035 ban for new petrol and diesel cars

Business Green

Australia vows to cut methane emissions, the US ratifies the Kigali Agreement, and all the other green business news from around the world this week. Australia signs up to global pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 per cent.

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‘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.

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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. .

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

Greentown Labs

You’ll also learn about key technology areas that are driving momentum to equitably tackle the climate crisis, and explore the plentiful opportunities for everyone to be a part of the energy transition that’s already unfolding. Northeast Clean Energy Council President Peter Rothstein.

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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.

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Meet the Innovators in Elemental Excelerator’s 9th Cohort

Elemental Excelerator

We’re grateful to partner with this latest group of innovators and, with a portfolio that’s now 117 companies strong, work together to commercialize an abundance of solutions to reverse climate change — starting today. ENERGY. Fervo Energy | EQUITY & ACCESS.

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Global Briefing: California unveils 'world first' net zero strategy

Business Green

California's new decarbonisation plan, Austria's windfall tax, and global methane reduction efforts. The agency said the strategy represened an unprecedented effort to drastically slash pollution and accelerate the transition to clean energy. "No

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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.

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

Business Green

Plans to fund the production of biomethane 'green gas' to provide low carbon heating for homes and businesses through a new carbon tax on UK fossil fuel gas suppliers have been confirmed today, with the government signalling that it aims to launch the new tariff scheme in the autumn.

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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).

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COP27: A quick guide to common terms

Business Green

The curbing of emissions to reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane in the environment. COP is the decision-making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing implementation of the UNFCCC. Energy transition. Methane.

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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. Biological approaches Biological approaches, which leverage the power of photosynthesis to capture CO 2 , offer a few approaches for carbon removal. Although mineral sources are abundant, accessing them would require significant energy to extract, grind down and transport.

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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. Biological approaches Biological approaches, which leverage the power of photosynthesis to capture CO 2 , offer a few approaches for carbon removal. Although mineral sources are abundant, accessing them would require significant energy to extract, grind down and transport.

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

Business Green

It conceded that the role of oil and gas would reduce over the coming years but noted that fossil fuels were set to remain an "essential part" of the energy mix for some time to come. Meanwhile oil and gas remain vital for energy security as we transition.

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

Business Green

Released today, the new report studied 13 flagship large-scale CCS and CCUS projects from around the world in the natural gas, industrial, and power sectors to assess their history, economics, and performance to date.

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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.

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SDG17, coronavirus, and the battle for a collaborative future

Business Green

SDG17's vision of a sustainable future driven by cross-border partnerships has been under siege for the past four years, but is a change coming in the way governments and businesses tackle global challenges? Business is a bit of an afterthought," she argues.

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