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World’s biggest battery maker unveils higher density, “nil degradation” battery packs for grid storage

Renew Economy

Chinese battery giant says its new large-scale battery packs are safer, smaller and more powerful, and won't degrade in first five years. The post World’s biggest battery maker unveils higher density, “nil degradation” battery packs for grid storage appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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ZeroAvia’s Hydrogen Fuel Cells – Unlocking Efficient, Longer Flights

Hydrogen Fuel News

In a landmark development for the aviation industry, ZeroAvia is making headway with its pioneering high-temperature hydrogen fuel cell technology. The green tech innovator is creating waves, offering a sustainable alternative that could significantly reduce commercial aviation emissions. This article provides an inside look into ZeroAvia’s operations and the technical strides the company is making.

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Chiltern off-grid festival hits back at Sky News’ latest slap down of renewable tech

Renew Economy

The Chiltern Off-Grid Living Festival blew up on social media and Sky News over the use of a diesel generator, but the real story is that going off-grid means leaving behind a set-and-forget mindset. The post Chiltern off-grid festival hits back at Sky News’ latest slap down of renewable tech appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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'Crippling debt': Calls grow for World Bank and IMF reforms to combat climate crisis

Business Green

Stephen Fry, Annie Lennox, Christiana Figueres, Forest Whitaker, and Paul Polman among those calling on G20 leaders to support global financial reforms to tackle debt and climate crises

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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“Legislate it:” Tesla calls for CIS certainty as energy incumbents push for gas and fixed payments

Renew Economy

Just about everyone loves the federal government's Capacity Investment Scheme, they just want it to look like their business model, and are arguing over gas, storage duration and windfall gains. The post “Legislate it:” Tesla calls for CIS certainty as energy incumbents push for gas and fixed payments appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Europe trails China and US after ‘monumental’ energy mistakes, IEA chief says

Financial Times: Energy

Intervention comes as EU leaders prepare to debate bloc’s economic competitiveness

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‘An energy war is being waged’: former oil boss warns of price rises after Ukraine infrastructure attacks

The Guardian: Energy

Andriy Kobolyev calls for more weapons after Russia destroys one of Ukraine’s largest power plants A dramatic rise in European energy prices is inevitable if the Russian destruction of Ukrainian energy infrastructure continues unabated, the former chief executive of Ukraine’s state-owned oil company has warned. Andriy Kobolyev, a former head of Naftogaz, said in an interview with the Guardian: “Russia is trying to wage a global energy war and Ukraine is part of that war and if the markets percei

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SwitchedOn Podcast: Labor’s plan to cut household energy bills

Renew Economy

Assistant Minister for climate and energy Jenny McAllister discusses the National Energy Performance Strategy. Will it reduce household energy bills and emissions? The post SwitchedOn Podcast: Labor’s plan to cut household energy bills appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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NRC is Missing the Boat on Climate Change – GAO

Energy Central

NRC is Missing the Boat on Climate Change – GAO Food for Thought for Reforming the NRC Breakthrough Institute Has Five Questions for the NRC Current Legislation to Reform the NRC Risch, Warner Launch Advanced Nuclear Caucus NRC is Missing the Boat on Climate Change – GAO In a new report the agency took a look at the existential threat of climate change and asked.

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NYPA approved for drone use beyond visual line of sight to inspect energy assets

Smart Energy International

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced that it will be expanding its drone capabilities as part of the asset monitorisation and inspection of its electric infrastructure around the state, following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) granting of a waiver to fly drones beyond visual line of sight. The FAA granted NYPA license to fly unmanned aircraft systems beyond the visual line of sight of the pilot in command in a one-mile radius in any unrestricted, or Class G, airspace

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation. However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. Electrofuels (aka eFuels) are the next generation of solutions to help the hardest-to-abate sectors pivot from their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Climate risk start-up Unwritten raises $3.5m in seed funding

Business Green

VC Connect Ventures, Planet A Ventures, Sand River, and Adapt Nation Capital among those to invest in company

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ENGIE - With the mosaHYc project, ENGIE has reached the first milestone in its goal of building 700 km of hydrogen transport networks in Europe by 2030.

Global Renewable News

Highlights ENGIE Group is delighted to announce the launch of mosaHYc - a cross-border project for the conversion of gas pipelines to transport hydrogen between France and Germany.

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Our nature-depleted country can't wait for politicians' pledges

Business Green

If Labour win power this year, it will need to deliver on the UK’s nature goals - so what’s going on with the part's nature policy, asks Holly Brazier-Tope

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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - EBRD, Italy lend 200 million to Ukraine's hydropower entity

Global Renewable News

By Vanora BennettHighlights 200 million loan to U­­­­­kraine's hydropower entity to ensure stable electricity production Italy provides 100 million concessional loan, EBRD.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Masdar to host Green Hydrogen Summit to advance clean fuels

Energy Central

UAE The conference is a platform to discuss the latest advancements, challenges, and policy frameworks in green hydrogen production, infrastructure, utilization, and investment. It brings together experts, policymakers, and industry leaders to explore opportunities and the industry's future. Last November Supreme Council for Financial and Economic Affairs (SCFEA).

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CeraPhi Energy - Making farming sustainable with geothermal energy

Global Renewable News

We are working with Wellfield Farm in North Yorkshire and other partners to spearhead a groundbreaking project aimed at revolutionising farming practices and enhance sustainability through the repurp.

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Oklo Offers 50 MW SMR to Power Shale Oil Operations

Energy Central

Oklo Offers 50 MW SMR to Power Shale Oil Operations Newcleo Signs LFR Agreement With France’s CEA Partnership to Offer HTMR-100 SMR in South Africa UK Space Agency Awards Space Reactor Project to BWXT and Rolls-Royce NRC, Westinghouse Deny Involvement In Nuclear Power Project In Butte, MT Oklo Offers 50 MW SMR to Power Shale Oil Operations Oklo Inc. announced.

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DTE Energy - DTE awards three Michigan small businesses $5,000 in energy efficiency upgrades

Global Renewable News

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) today announced the winners of its annual Energy Efficiency Makeover contest. The contest, previously called Business Pride, was revamped in 2023 with a new name and larger cash.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Climate 4.0 Economy. Climate change is here. We see it in many ways already. Weather catastrophes: Texas freezing over, the wildfires of California, the increasingly unpredictable violence and frequency of hurricanes, the rapid melting and disappearance of polar ice caps. Much more evidence all around us. What can we do in our corporate organizations, in our homes and communities, to change the current course?

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Deep sea mining: Meet the CEO at the heart of the fight over the ocean floor

Business Green

The Metals Company’s Gerard Barron makes the environmental case for mining for transition minerals under the seabed

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Statkraft - Avangrid and Statkraft Establish U.S. Relationship with Virtual Power Purchase Agreement

Global Renewable News

Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group, and Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, today (April 8) announced the.

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2,000 businesses in UK achieve B Corp certification

Business Green

Latest update confirms UK is home to almost a quarter of the world's B Corps

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San Diego Gas & Electric - First Class 8 Heavy-Duty Electric Freight Truck Makes Historic Crossing of U.S.-Mexico Border

Global Renewable News

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Bali Express today (April 11) announced the historic crossing of a Class 8 heavy-duty electric freight truck from the U.S. into Mexico. The semi-truck made its mai.

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Hydrogen IX5 | BMW

Energy Central

Hydrogen IX5 | BMW [link] Hydrogen Transport

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Enefit Green - Enefit Green signed a co-development agreement for early-stage onshore wind projects in Poland

Global Renewable News

After market close yesterday, 11 April 2024, Enefit Green's subsidiary Enefit Green sp. z o.o. signed a Development Service Agreement with a Polish development company - RES Global Investment sp.

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Aldi swaps plastic for cardboard in toothbrush packaging

Business Green

Move set to remove 17 tonnes of plastic packaging annually

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Iberdrola - Iberdrola installs a floating system off the coast of Brazil for wind measurement studies

Global Renewable News

Iberdrola, through its Brazilian subsidiary Neoenergia, has installed a floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) system to collect data on wind and sea characteristics in an area off the north coa.

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The World Bank and IMF must put a value on clean air

Eco-Business

Air pollution is a 'silent killer', say former New Zealand PM and former WHO chief scientist.

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ENGIE - Nearly nine out of ten Europeans want to see the energy transition make progress

Global Renewable News

Highlights In the run-up to the 2024 European elections, Catherine MacGregor, Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE, presents her views and recommendations on accelerating the energy transition.

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‘Asia has to catch up’: STX Group APAC head on why decarbonising the region is both critical yet challenging

Eco-Business

Decarbonisation won’t come easy – especially for Asia Pacific. With its growing presence in Singapore, climate solutions consultancy STX Group aims to assist corporates in the region to navigate the journey.

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Government of Canada - Funding for energy retrofits to make community facilities greener in British Columbia

Global Renewable News

The retrofit of four community facilities on Vancouver Island will improve energy efficiency and building accessibility, after a combined investment of nearly $5.2 million from the federal and local g.

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How India's beaches can unlock a nuclear-powered future

Eco-Business

India’s Indigenous Prototype Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor (PFBR) and abundant thorium reserves hold key to India’s future energy security.

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U.S. Department of Energy - DOE Finalizes Efficiency Standards for Lightbulbs to Save Americans Billions on Household Energy Bills

Global Renewable News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today (April 12) finalized Congressionally-mandated energy efficiency standards for general service lamps (GSLs), which include the most common types of residential.

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Coal is using up Southeast Asia's carbon budget: Singapore environment minister

Eco-Business

Grace Fu suggested that the region's emissions allowance would be better spent on manufacturing industries needed to sustain the aspirations of a young and growing Southeast Asia.

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