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Clean growth and local government innovators showcased at ADEPT awards

Envirotec Magazine

An advisory service for small businesses picked up the Delivering Clean Growth Award. At its annual President’s Awards on the 16th of May, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT) recognised the achievements of members and partners working across the country. Winner of the Delivering Clean Growth Award, sponsored by Jacobs, was the Suffolk Carbon Charter project, submitted by Suffolk County Council.

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German energy giant presses go on Australia’s first eight-hour big battery

Renew Economy

Green light given for Australia's first eight-hour big battery, with Tesla to supply the technology. The post German energy giant presses go on Australia’s first eight-hour big battery appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Mapping tool aims to signpost raw materials for Scotland’s bioeconomy

Envirotec Magazine

Kim Cameron of the IBioIC The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) has launched a refreshed Scottish Bioresource Mapping Tool to help more businesses make the case for investing in biotechnology facilities and processes. The platform is designed to help businesses identify the availability of different feedstocks – from agriculture and forestry waste to food and drink co-products, industrial carbon dioxide and seaweed – that could form the basis of a range of new, greener, bio-bas

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Super funds back fossil “climate wreckers” over clean energy

Renew Economy

Australia's biggest superannuation funds are bankrolling an expansion of coal, oil and gas rather than investing in clean energy companies, an index shows. The post Super funds back fossil “climate wreckers” over clean energy appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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Gold Hydrogen Well Testing Achieves World’s Highest Purities of Helium and Natural Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

Gold Hydrogen Ltd (ASX:GHY) completed Stage 1 well testing at its Ramsay Project in South Australia, achieving exceptional purity levels of 17.5% helium and 95.8% natural hydrogen. This milestone marks.

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Combating carbon footprint: Novel reactor system converts carbon dioxide into usable fuel

TechXplore

Reducing carbon emissions from small-scale combustion systems, such as boilers and other industrial equipment, is a key step towards building a more sustainable, carbon-neutral future. Boilers are widely used across various industries for essential processes like heating, steam generation, and power production, making them significant contributors to greenhouse gas emissions.

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On Australia’s climate and extinction crises, the major parties both have questions to answer | Present Tense

The Guardian: Energy

The Coalition has no climate policy. But Labor’s positions are undermined by its confused stance on gas and the delay of new environmental laws Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast Federal parliament is back for the next fortnight and I have a wishlist. Not for things that will happen – let’s not get ahead of ourselves – but for questions that could be addressed if the country is to treat the climate and

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Hydroplane Highlights Integrating Its Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powerplant at EBACE 2024

FuelCellsWorks

GENEVA– Los Angeles-based Hydroplane (EBACE Booth D19 in the Innovation Pavilion) will showcase how to integrate its Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powerplant in aircraft for primary propulsion and auxiliary power at the 2024.

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How batteries help keep Texas lights on during extreme weather

Smart Energy International

Batteries in ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) played an essential part in keeping the lights on during extreme 2023 summer heat, freeing up more than 3GW of natural gas power plants during critical hours, finds research from Aurora Energy. According to the research and insights company, as Texan conditions indicate another tough Summer on the state’s power grid, battery energy storage systems have and will continue to help lessen the impact and cost of extreme weather.

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GAIL Launches First Green Hydrogen Facility in Madhya Pradesh

FuelCellsWorks

GAIL (India) Limited inaugurates its first Green Hydrogen Plant at GAIL Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh, marking a significant step in sustainable energy production. The plant, powered by a 10MW PEM.

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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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Siemens launches ‘co-pilot’ for DSO-level grid management

Smart Energy International

Siemens has launched LV Management within their Gridscale X offering, which they claim will provide grid operators additional insights and transparency over what is happening on the low voltage grid. Part of Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio, Gridscale X LV Management supports Distribution System Operators (DSOs) to manage the grid, providing observability and control features.

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Iveco Supports Metallica’s M72 World Tour With Hydrogen and Low-Emission Fuels in Partnership With Shell

FuelCellsWorks

IVECO is ready to join Metallica on the band’s European leg of the M72 World Tour as part of the partnership announced last November in Barcelona at the launch of.

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Ameresco and Envision Energy to develop 624MWh BESS in UK

Smart Energy International

Clean tech integrator Ameresco and green tech company Envision Energy have been chosen by Atlantic Green to build the Cellarhead project, a 300MW battery energy storage project (BESS) with a maximum energy capacity of 624MWh in the UK. The Cellarhead project will be connected to National Grid’s Cellarhead substation. Construction is anticipated to commence on site this year with connection to the electricity grid anticipated at the end of 2026.

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Cipher Neutron and Energy Materials Research Group (NRGMATs) at the University of Alberta Gets Funding From the Alberta Innovates

FuelCellsWorks

TORONTO– Cipher Neutron Inc. (“Cipher Neutron” or “CN”) is pleased to announce that Cipher Neutron and the Energy Materials Research Group (NRGMATs) at the University of Alberta, Canada, have been.

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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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First 3D-printed, defect-free tungsten components withstand extreme temperatures

TechXplore

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used additive manufacturing to produce the first defect-free complex tungsten parts for use in extreme environments. The accomplishment could have positive implications for clean-energy technologies such as fusion energy.

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Stargate Hydrogen Joins Global Energy Efficiency Movement as 500th Mover

FuelCellsWorks

Stargate Hydrogen, a North European company developing novel green hydrogen production technologies, is joining a global sustainability forum, the Energy Efficiency Movement (EEM). The Movement is a forum that brings.

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Clean steam age: Solar thermal can be an economic lifeline for coal and gas regions

Renew Economy

Concentrated solar plants can be a key player in Australia's generation mix, while supporting regional workforce and expertise that otherwise will be lost. The post Clean steam age: Solar thermal can be an economic lifeline for coal and gas regions appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Cloover wants to speed solar adoption by helping installers finance new sales

TechCrunch: Climate

Small operations can lose customers by not offering financing, something the Berlin-based startup wants to change. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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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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Zen Energy breaks ground on its first big battery project

Renew Economy

Zen Energy has broken ground on its first big battery project. The post Zen Energy breaks ground on its first big battery project appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Myth Busters: Breaking down EV fleet infrastructure (Webinar)

Charged

With the rapid growth of EV charging and so much buzz around fleets – it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But the truth is that implementing and managing a smart fleet infrastructure is more accessible than it might seem. Join Leviton Manufacturing’s Director Andrew Taddoni, where he will dispel common myths surrounding EV charging for fleets and best practices for moving forward.

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Tasmania launches consultation on state’s first REZ in “windy north west”

Renew Economy

Tasmania launches six weeks of consultation on the final design of its first renewable energy zone. The post Tasmania launches consultation on state’s first REZ in “windy north west” appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Colorado counties' halts on large solar energy projects are slowing progress toward state's climate goals

TechXplore

For more than 50 years, Scott Snyder's family has grazed cattle on a 600-acre parcel of leased land on Wright's Mesa, a 7,000-foot plateau ringed by southwestern Colorado's San Juan Mountains.

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National Battery Strategy: Australia targets ‘globally competitive producer’ status by 2035

Energy Storage News

National Battery Strategy aims to make Australia a “globally competitive producer” of batteries and battery materials by 2035.

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A multifaceted approach for enhancing energy efficiency in China's public buildings

TechXplore

As China cements its status as the world's largest energy consumer, it has set ambitious targets for achieving carbon neutrality, pledging to peak carbon emissions by 2030 and attain carbon neutrality by 2060. The building sector, accounting for over 21% of the nation's total energy use, plays a crucial role in these efforts.

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Hydrogen fuel supply in Japan gets major investment from top power company

Hydrogen Fuel News

The energy giant intends to make an investment of over $6 billion into H2 by 2035 The largest power generation company in Japan, JERA, has announced its intention to make a massive investment into the ammonia (NH3) and hydrogen fuel supply. The company has stated that its plan is to invest between ¥1 trillion and ¥2 trillion ($6.4 billion to $12.8 billion) into the production of H2 and NH3.

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Is your gigafactory ready for summer?

Charged

Sponsored by Munters. As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to grow gigafactories are multiplying across the globe. These enormous production facilities, tasked with producing the batteries that power EVs, represent a crucial hub of innovation. However, beyond the scorching summer temperatures that dominate headlines, gigafactories face a hidden enemy: rising humidity.

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Symmetry and simplicity lost as networks impose “sun tax” on solar exports

Renew Economy

Accelerated deployment of solar PV and home batteries can help address the challenges and delays being experienced with large scale renewable and transmission build out. The new sun tax won't help. The post Symmetry and simplicity lost as networks impose “sun tax” on solar exports appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Combating carbon footprint: Novel reactor system converts carbon dioxide into usable fuel

Science Daily: Renewable Energy

Boilers are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In a recent study, researchers developed a method to convert CO2 emissions from small boilers into methane, which makes use of an optimized reactor design that evenly distributes the CO2 feed. This, in turn, results in significantly lower temperature increments and a boost in methane production.

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Researchers explore mining seawater for critical metals

Grist

Can metals that naturally occur in seawater be mined, and can they be mined sustainably? A company in Oakland, California, says yes. And not only is it extracting magnesium from ocean water — and from waste brine generated by industry — it is doing it in a carbon-neutral way. Magrathea Metals has produced small amounts of magnesium in pilot projects, and with financial support from the U.S.

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Energy bills unlikely to fall in medium term, Ofgem warns

Financial Times: Energy

Regulator’s chief backs more ‘targeted support’ for households as renewable network expansion raises costs for consumers

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More transmission please, the planners forgot about solar

Renew Economy

It is now abundantly clear that not enough transmission was built before solar got going in Victoria and NSW. The above graph shows a rolling 90 day average of actual exports northward from Victoria to NSW between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 pm, and the prescribed limit from the Australian Energy Market Operator. […] The post More transmission please, the planners forgot about solar appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Massive heavy-duty hydrogen vehicles to undergo pricy R&D

Hydrogen Fuel News

Argonne National Laboratory is spending the money needed for a new research and development facility With the assistance of US Department of Energy (DoE) funding, the Argonne National Library intends to build a new research and development facility for the independent testing of heavy-duty hydrogen vehicles.  It will be used for testing large-scale H2 systems for both heavy-duty and off-road applications.

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Guyana’s president welcomes Chevron’s bid to buy into $150bn oil project

Financial Times: Energy

US company faces tight shareholder vote on whether its takeover offer for consortium partner Hess will be approved

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