Fri.Apr 19, 2024

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The week in climate policy: 4 updates you need to know

GreenBiz

Permitting reform holds up renewable energy transmission in the West; the EU is getting serious about ocean conservation.

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Researchers develop sodium battery capable of rapid charging in just a few seconds

TechXplore

Sodium (Na), which is over 500 times more abundant than lithium (Li), has recently garnered significant attention for its potential in sodium-ion battery technologies. However, existing sodium-ion batteries face fundamental limitations, including lower power output, constrained storage properties, and longer charging times, necessitating the development of next-generation energy storage materials.

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These Chicago CEOs are pioneering circularity

GreenBiz

Local startup innovators share their origin stories and what’s next for the Windy City’s circular economy leadership.

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Norway’s Torghatten and Myklebust Verft to Construct World’s Largest Hydrogen Ships

FuelCellsWorks

Torghatten Nord has chosen the Norwegian Myklebust Shipyard for the construction of two hydrogen ferries, which will carry up to 120 cars on Norway’s longest ferry route between Bodø and.

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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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Fourteen Years After Deepwater Horizon, Drilling is Still a Threat

NRDC onEarth

Despite the devastation of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, offshore drilling remains a threat to communities, our ocean, and the climate.

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New Funding: Biden-Harris Administration Invests $336M to Accelerate Manufacturing of Hydrogen-Electrolyzers Through 48C Tax

FuelCellsWorks

The Biden-Harris administration announced today investment tax credits of nearly $336 million under the 48C program would help increase hydrogen facilities for manufacturing equipment.

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Hexagon Purus ASA: Invitation to the Presentation of First Quarter 2024 Results

FuelCellsWorks

Hexagon Purus ASA’s first quarter results 2024 will be released on 3 May 2024, 07:00 CET. Morten Holum (CEO) and Salman Alam (CFO) will present the results at 08:30 CET.

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Chart: The US clean energy backlog is getting bigger and bigger

Canary Media

Energy developers are more eager than ever to build new solar, wind, and battery projects in the U.S. As of December 2023, proposed projects encompassing nearly 2,600 gigawatts (GW) — or 2.

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Composite Cryogenic Tanks Tested With Liquid Hydrogen by National Composites Centre

FuelCellsWorks

The National Composites Centre has announced that it has successfully tested a range of composite cryogenic storage tanks with liquid hydrogen that it has designed and manufactured. Considered one of.

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Greater access to clean water, thanks to a better membrane

TechXplore

Water scarcity around the world is a bigger problem than ever, and desalination is critical to solving it. The best available technologies for separating salt from seawater, though, are costly and require a great deal of maintenance.

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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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Hyfluence Selected to Supply Hydrogen Refuelling and Distribution Equipment for the Avina Clean Hydrogen Project in Southern California.

FuelCellsWorks

VANCOUVER, BC– Hyfluence Systems Corp. (“Hyfluence”), a leading designer and manufacturer of hydrogen vehicle refueling equipment, has been awarded the supply of hydrogen infrastructure to Avina Clean Hydrogen. Avina’s four.

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Versatile fibers offer improved energy storage capacity for wearable devices

TechXplore

The latest wearable devices, such as Samsung's Galaxy Ring and Apple's Vision Pro, are taking health care a step further and even enabling people to work virtually. Given the characteristics of wearable devices that require them to be small and lightweight, there is an inevitable limitation on battery capacity, still presenting a technical barrier to incorporating a variety of functions.

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H2 Green Mining and Ohmium Sign Agreement to Boost Green Hydrogen in Chile

FuelCellsWorks

NEWARK, CALIFORNIA, and SANTIAGO, CHILE– Ohmium International (“Ohmium”), a leading green hydrogen company that designs, manufactures, and deploys advanced Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyzers, is pleased to announce a collaboration with.

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STEAM tapped for geothermal direct-use project for cement manufacturing in Kenya

ThinkGeoEnergy

Following news of Kenyan cement manufacturer Karsan Ramji and Sons Ltd’s (KRSL) groundbreaking 25-year agreement with Geothermal Development Company (GDC) to supply 40 tonnes/hour of steam for KRSL’s newest cement plant , the manufacturer has tapped the globally recognized geothermal consulting and engineering company, Italy’s Steam Srl, to act as Owners Engineer for the project.

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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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BOSCH: Revolutionizing Hydrogen Filling Stations With Compressor Technology

FuelCellsWorks

Hydrogen pioneer on Switzerland’s roads: a tour with the Coop truck driver Jean-Marie Walter. In today’s world, sustainability is becoming increasingly important, also when selecting products from food shelves. But.

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Hungarian Group Inaugurates Green Hydrogen Production Project

POWER Magazine

A Hungarian company that operates refineries and petrochemical plants, and runs service stations across Central and Eastern Europe, said it is set to begin commercial operation of a 10-MW green […] The post Hungarian Group Inaugurates Green Hydrogen Production Project appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Fallback Friday Story: ENOWA Showcases Its Green Hydrogen Offering at Saudi Season Opener

FuelCellsWorks

ENOWA, Extreme E’s official Green Hydrogen Partner, continued to showcase its green hydrogen offering at the Desert X Prix hosted in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (17-18 February) which was the launch.

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McCrary Institute, ORNL Launch First U.S. Regional Cybersecurity Center to Protect Grid

POWER Magazine

A $12.5 million project to establish the first U.S. regional cybersecurity research and operations center focused on grid protection has garnered a $10 million Department of Energy (DOE) grant. […] The post McCrary Institute, ORNL Launch First U.S. Regional Cybersecurity Center to Protect Grid appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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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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Orlen Secures EUR 62 Million in EU Funding for Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure

FuelCellsWorks

ORLEN’s plan is to build an international network of over 100 hydrogen refuelling stations The ‘Clean Cities – Hydrogen mobility in Poland’ project implemented by ORLEN has been backed by.

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Navigating the Interconnection Queue Is One of Many Challenges Clean-Energy Projects Face

POWER Magazine

There are several obstacles to overcome when building a clean-energy project, but perhaps the biggest is getting through the generator interconnection queue (GIQ). Every regional transmission organization (RTO) and independent […] The post Navigating the Interconnection Queue Is One of Many Challenges Clean-Energy Projects Face appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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ACWA Power Partners With IRENA to Spearhead Global Renewable Energy Transformation

FuelCellsWorks

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia– Saudi-listed ACWA Power, the world’s largest private water desalination company, and a leader in energy transition and first mover into green hydrogen, signed an agreement to partner.

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‘South Africa is a trailblazer’: Electricity minister opens solar-plus-storage plant with 1,140MWh BESS

Energy Storage News

South Africa’s electricity minister has said the largest solar-plus-storage project in the Southern Hemisphere is evidence of efforts to mitigate the country’s difficult energy security situation.

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University of Hartford Advances Sustainability Goals with Recent Installation of Stationary Fuel Cells from HyAxiom

FuelCellsWorks

West Hartford, Conn– As part of the University of Hartford’s sustainability program, the school has partnered with HyAxiom, a leading global fuel cell and hydrogen solutions provider, to install four.

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How Neonics Harm Earthworms

NRDC onEarth

Neonics harm earthworm growth and reproduction in exchange for uncertain benefits

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JERA Has Concluded an Agreement with ReNew to Jointly Develop a Green Ammonia Production Project

FuelCellsWorks

JERA Co., Inc (“JERA”) announces that it has concluded an agreement with ReNew E-Fuels Private Limited, a subsidiary of ReNew Energy Global PLC (“ReNew”), among the largest clean energy companies.

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Maxeon sues REC Solar over US TOPCon cell patent infringement

PV Tech

Solar manufacturer Maxeon Solar Technologies has initiated a patent infringement lawsuit in the US against module manufacturer REC Solar Holdings.

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CPH2 Announces 2023 Year End Results: Showcases Strong Year-End Performance and Strategic Advancements in Green Hydrogen Technology

FuelCellsWorks

Clean Power Hydrogen plc (AIM: CPH2), the UK-based green hydrogen technology and manufacturing company that has developed the IP-protected Membrane-Free Electrolyser (“MFE“), is pleased to announce its results and report.

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Pediatricians say climate conversations should be part of any doctor’s visit

Grist

The reality of climate change came home for Dr. Samantha Ahdoot one summer day in 2011 when her son was 9 years old. She and her family were living in Charlottesville, where Ahdoot is an assistant professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. There was a heat wave. Morning temperatures hovered in the high 80s, and her son had to walk up a steep hill to get to his day camp.

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New fleet customer says Tesla Semi performs “well beyond expectations”

Charged

The rollout of the Tesla Semi has been slower than EVangelists would have liked. The electric semi tractor was first unveiled in 2017, and officially entered production in late 2022. Since then, it has been deployed in limited numbers. Last October, it was reported that Tesla had built about 70 Semis trucks , which were being used internally and by one confirmed customer, PepsiCo.

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Bernhard, Hackensack Meridian Health Sign Energy-as-a-Service Agreement

Solar Industry

Bernhard has signed a 30-year Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health, which the company says includes $134 million set aside for infrastructure improvements, as well as a promised reduction in carbon emissions. The healthcare provider operates 18 hospitals across eight counties, and is set to own what it calls the largest solar and BESS of any not-for-profit healthcare provider in the U.S. due to this collaboration. “Bernhard is proud to embark on this tran

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South Africa electricity minister opens 540MW solar-plus-storage plant

PV Tech

The largest solar-plus-storage project in the Southern Hemisphere explains South Africa's effort to mitigate its energy security situation.

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Hyfluence Chosen for Avina’s Hydrogen Project in Southern California

Hydrogen Fuel News

Hyfluence selected to supply hydrogen refuelling and distribution equipment for the Avina Clean Hydrogen project in Southern California Hyfluence Systems Corp. (“Hyfluence”), a leading designer and manufacturer of hydrogen vehicle refueling equipment, has been awarded the supply of hydrogen infrastructure to Avina Clean Hydrogen. Avina’s four ton-per-day hydrogen production facility in California will provide on-site refueling for hydrogen vehicles plus distribution of hydro

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EIB loans €150 million for Bhutan solar and hydro projects

PV Tech

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150 million (US$159 million) loan to support the development of solar PV and hydropower plants in Bhutan.