Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? The annual demand could reach 19,120,458,891 tons by then, representing a tenfold increase from 2015 to 2050. . Combined with a push for decarbonization, these economics could drive demand, project energy experts. .

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Coping with a changing demand

Envirotec Magazine

So, how do water companies prepare for an unexpected surge or drop in demand? For this reason, it is especially important that companies operating in this space consider investing in energy efficient technologies. The post Coping with a changing demand first appeared on Envirotec.

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Africa’s business and investment leaders step up to meet demands for impact and ESG investing

Impact Alpha

The post Africa’s business and investment leaders step up to meet demands for impact and ESG investing appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Ivy Jack: This moment demands more than investing money

Impact Alpha

The post Ivy Jack: This moment demands more than investing money appeared first on Impact Alpha. As a child growing up in Baptist churches in Louisiana, I would hear older folks say “Prayer changes things.” Throughout tough periods over.

California Renewable Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Demand

GreenTechMedia

California grid operator CAISO has been curtailing renewable energy at record levels this year, as the state’s ever-rising share of solar power during daylight hours increasingly outpaces electricity demand.

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California Ports Turn to Microgrids for Energy Security, Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

As California policymakers strengthen the state’s climate and clean energy targets, billions of dollars are being invested to transition to zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at major ports. But it can also substantially increase electricity demand at ports.

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Investment trends in grid-scale battery storage

Renewable Energy World

The deployment of renewables has reached the point where balancing the electric grid requires shifting the supply of intermittent energy sources and demand on a MW-to-GW scale. Spending on grid-scale batteries rose by more than 60%, driven by the push for investments in renewables.

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. Sustainable investment strategies cover roughly a third of Taiwanese AUM. Finance & Investing.

As Renewables Surge, Australia Ponders Options for Demand Response Market

GreenTechMedia

A post-2025 market design consultation paper from the Energy Security Board (ESB) and the Coordination of Generation and Transmission Investment report from the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) are “important inputs,” said Energy Networks Australia.

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UK Struggles With Problem from the Future: Sagging Power Demand and Surging Renewables

GreenTechMedia

Low electricity demand during the COVID-19 lockdown and ever-increasing wind and solar capacities have seen U.K. A pair of public holidays in May exacerbated the problem, sending power demand even lower. The climate movement has been calling out for trillions of dollars of investment.

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World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

Envirotec Magazine

We believe it creates the right investment platform to support existing and future hydrogen initiatives.”. This fund is said to be the first stage of FiveT Hydrogen’s broader ambition to establish an investment platform focused on accelerating the hydrogen economy.

EIA: Coronavirus Depressing US Power Demand, Slowing Renewables Buildout

GreenTechMedia

While the oil and gas industries face the greatest risks, EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook also predicts steep declines in commercial and industrial electricity demand, and a significant decline in new generation capacity as a result. The coronavirus pandemic will depress U.S.

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Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery

GreenBiz

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery. Many are considering a tried-and-true method to boost economies in the short term and provide wide societal benefits in the long term: infrastructure investment. It's easy to see why: Demand is enormous.

Iberdrola Plots Post-Lockdown Renewables Investment Spree

GreenTechMedia

Spanish power group Iberdrola, one of the world's largest investors in clean-energy projects, pledged to ramp up its investments in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Iberdrola’s total investments in 2020 will hit €10 billion ($10.7

The coronavirus has accelerated changes in energy supply and demand

Eco-Business

There is a compelling case that the pandemic has accelerated the move away from fossil fuels, and that investments in renewable energy will continue to grow

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments. It comes as banks and financial institutions face growing pressure from campaigners, policymakers, regulations and investors to account for and take action against the sizeable climate risk in their investment portfolios.

Why climate-saving investments in cold chain technologies are hot

GreenBiz

As demand for safe food and vaccines explodes in emerging economies, growth in the market for environmentally safe refrigeration technologies is reaching the boiling point.

OhmConnect Raises Infrastructure Funding for 550MW ‘Power Plant’ of Home Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

A $100 million investment in residential demand response is redefining what "infrastructure" can be. Infrastructure funds typically invest in tangible things, involving steel and concrete.

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Demand Response Industry Asks Feds to Open States to Energy Market Competition

GreenTechMedia

Now FERC is being asked to put that authority to a new use: ending a decade-old provision allowing individual states to opt out of letting demand response companies enlist customers to turn down their energy use to support the power grid.

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Report: Global sustainable investment hits $35.3trn wordwide

Business Green

environmental, social and governance (ESG) cover investment approaches for more than a third of global assets, Global Sustainable Investment Alliance claims. In both cases, the report said it is largely due to changes in how sustainable investment is defined, the report explained.

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management

GreenBiz

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management. This question, asked by Suzanne Biegel, co-founder of Gender-Smart Investing, was the central matter for debate during a breakout session last week at GreenFin 21. . Finance & Investing.

Can PG&E Realistically Deliver on California Governor’s Demands?

GreenTechMedia

In the meantime, PG&E shareholders, creditors and counterparties spent the weekend parsing Newsom’s rejection letter, trying to discern which demands can reasonably be met — and which may be dealbreakers. The biggest challenge for PG&E’s existing management and investors backing the plan, as opposed to a rival plan from bondholders seeking to take control of the company, will be Newsom’s demand that it reduce its reliance on debt financing, analysts agree.

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Mapping the Post-COVID Future for Electric Cars, Behavior Change and Energy Demand

GreenTechMedia

We’ll talk about a wide range of subjects, including: oil consumption, behavior changes, demand for electric cars, and whether we’re delaying the energy transition. On a practical level, will the crisis encourage governments to make climate-focused stimulus investments?

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Investment Association lends voice to climate risk reporting demands

Business Green

The Investment Association (IA), which represents 250 members with £7.7tn under management, has set a three-year deadline for listed companies to clearly explain how they plan to measure and manage climate-related risks and opportunities through their annual reports.

Can the global battery supply chain keep up with anticipated EV demand?

Charged

As global demand for EVs increases, many are questioning the adequacy of the existing battery supply chain. Nicholson says 97% of current EV demand is supplied by battery firms from China, Japan and South Korea.

Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer

AutoGrid

Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer. To avoid this exposure, utilities could either increase power supply or decrease power demand. What specific aspects of a customer’s operation represent opportunities to monetize demand response?

The New ‘Valleys of Death’ in Climate Investing

GreenTechMedia

The explosion of corporate commitments, reflecting the growing demand for climate action from consumers, investors and the general public. There were about eight years when climate tech was wandering in the wilderness, so to speak.

Europe’s Demand for Electric Cars May Get a Jolt from COVID-19 Response

GreenTechMedia

“The carmakers now want to get people back into the showrooms and create strong demand. These include European Investment Bank funding, fast-tracked low-emissions legislation and support for charging infrastructure.

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2020 New Investment Spotlight: Renewance

Clean Energy Trust

From mobile phones to computers to electric vehicles, the convenience of on-demand power is driving demand for batteries of all shapes and sizes. We’ve made investments in several battery innovators and have witnessed amazing things come out of our portfolio.

Amid Depressed Power Demand, Duke Sticks to Plan to Double Renewables Base

GreenTechMedia

In April the picture darkened further: Duke's total electricity sales fell 5 percent, dragged down by a 12 percent slide in demand from industrial customers that was only partially offset by higher-than-usual residential sales.

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'Power shift': Mayors and council leaders demand new powers to support net zero action

Business Green

The signatories said the new powers would facilitate the decarbonisation of transport and buildings, aid in reducing the cost of connecting electrical vehicle charging points to the grid, shape emerging local energy markets, and ensure the UK Infrastructure Bank invest in local Net Zero projects.

UK nuclear, wind, and solar groups team up to demand 2035 net zero grid target

Business Green

Nuclear Industry Association (NIA), RenewableUK and Solar Energy UK team up to demand clearer, ambitious clean energy goals. We need to invest in a new generation of nuclear stations to hit net zero and help level up the country," said NIA chief executive Tom Greatrex. "We

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

Renewable Energy World

As the industry reckons with its role in a decarbonized future, advocates, utilities and regulators alike are calling for a carefully-managed transition that avoids costly long-term investments. This first-of-its-kind tool has the power to transform natural gas utility investment decisions.

Could the Oil Price Collapse Drive More Investment Into Renewables?

GreenTechMedia

A dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia has sent a flood of cheap oil and gas into global markets just as the COVID-19 pandemic is stifling demand. The oil and gas sector currently accounts for just 2 percent of investment in renewables, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Investors drop demands after Tyson Foods pledges zero deforestation

Eco-Business

Impact investment group Green Century Capital Management has withdrawn a shareholder proposal compelling Tyson Foods Inc, the world’s second-biggest meat processor, to address sustainability in its supply chain

Net Zero Festival: Now available on demand

Business Green

All sessions from the three day broadcast are now available on demand through the Festival platform. All of the panel debates, keynote speeches, and presentations are now available on demand through the Net Zero Festival website.

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now

GreenBiz

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now. But what motivates ranchers to make these investments in better management and fencing? William Ginn. Sat, 06/06/2020 - 02:00. This is an excerpt from " Valuing Nature " by William J. Copyright 2020 William J.

ABB breaks ground on new EV charger factory to meet global demand

Charged

The company plans to invest $30 million in the 16,000-square-meter facility, which is expected to be operational by the end of 2021. ABB also recently invested $10 million in a new global e-mobility headquarters and R&D center on the campus of Delft Technical University in the Netherlands, which is set to officially launch later this year. “At Since entering the EV charging market a decade ago, ABB has sold over 14,000 DC fast chargers, in more than 80 countries.

Air France coronavirus bailout package to demand steep emissions cuts

Business Green

Lastly, investments will have to be directed in the coming years to renewing the fleet of long and medium-range planes to more effectively fight emissions," Le Maire said, in comments reported by Reuters.

Heritage and Romeo Power invests in future of battery recycling

Charged

Heritage has launched a new division, Heritage Battery Recycling (HBR), to address the growing market demand for safe, sustainable solutions for lithium-ion batteries at the ends of their lives.

US oil and gas companies should consider redirecting investments from new drilling to renewable energies

Renewable Energy World

Bp has committed to be 40% invested in renewables by 2030, and are studying plans for a large blue hydrogen plant at Teesside in the UK. In France, TotalEnergies has invested $8 billion in renewables since 2016, including $2.5 By Ian Palmer, PhD.

Vietnamese 500-MW floating solar and storage attracts investment from SEACEF

Renewable Energy World

This week, Clime Capital, a Singapore-based investment management company that manages funds from SEACEF, announced that it has invested in an innovative floating solar and storage project in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, currently under development by Blueleaf Energy.

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WoodMac: Nearly $470M Invested Into Off-Grid Energy Access Companies Last Year

GreenTechMedia

However, while investments in energy access have rapidly accelerated since 2016, total volumes still fall short of the estimated financing needed to reach universal electricity access around the world by 2030. Companies providing off-grid energy access raised over $2.1