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How Dominion Energy is creating a $9.8 billion road map for offshore wind

GreenBiz

Close to $22 billion in U.S. offshore wind projects have been delayed or canceled, but the Virginia utility is moving forward with the largest facility in U.S. waters.

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Giant Melbourne battery may triple in size with plans for 12-hour flow battery storage

Renew Economy

Giant battery in Melbourne partly funded by SEC is looking at adding 12-hour storage using flow battery technologies for its next stage. The post Giant Melbourne battery may triple in size with plans for 12-hour flow battery storage appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Stripe’s new service lets companies buy into carbon removal projects early

GreenBiz

‘Climate Orders’ will let companies pre-order contracts that draw down carbon dioxide emissions

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Solar generation to surpass hydropower in the US in 2024

Renew Economy

Solar generation has increased at an average rate of 44% a year in the US between 2009 to 2022 – and new data shows it's on track to overtake hydro on the grid. The post Solar generation to surpass hydropower in the US in 2024 appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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Businesses should pay attention to these 5 topics at COP28

GreenBiz

COP28 is oversaturated with events and important conversations. Here’s how business professionals can prioritize.

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Do we really need Eraring when we’ll have more big batteries by 2026?

Renew Economy

There will be enough wind, solar and battery storage to fill up the Eraring sized hole in the grid. But will NSW Labor be governed by the dictates of radio shock jocks and newspaper headlines? The post Do we really need Eraring when we’ll have more big batteries by 2026? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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PNNL and Invinity launch 24-hour vanadium flow battery project in Texas

Energy Storage News

A vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) with a 24-hour discharge duration will be built and tested in a project launched by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and VRFB technology provider Invinity Energy Systems.

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Throwback Thursday Story: Ballard Announces Partnership With Ford Trucks for Fuel Cell Powered Heavy-Duty Trucks & Initial Order

FuelCellsWorks

VANCOUVER, CANADA and ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Ballard Power Systems today announced the signing of a letter of intent (LOI) with Ford Trucks to supply a fuel cell system as part.

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German energy giant RWE boosts renewable ambition to 65GW by 2030

Renew Economy

A company that was once one of Europe’s dirtiest has announced plans to invest €55 billion in renewables, batteries and hydrogen by 2030. The post German energy giant RWE boosts renewable ambition to 65GW by 2030 appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Integrated Transport Centre Deploys First Pilot Hydrogen-Powered Taxi in Abu Dhabi

FuelCellsWorks

This pioneering collaboration aims to bring about significant development in eco-friendly taxi transport to enhance Abu Dhabi’s leading position in urban and sustainable transport. The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) of.

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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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How much science is there behind the Science Based Targets Initiative?

Impact Alpha

There is an urgent race to curb rising temperatures and prevent the worst effects of climate change. This is reflected in a growing. The post How much science is there behind the Science Based Targets Initiative? appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Fusion Fuel Receives Purchase Order for 1.25 MW HEVO-Chain Electrolyzer

FuelCellsWorks

Contract further reinforces market acceptance of plug-and-play HEVO-Chain system, strengthens Fusion Fuel’s footprint in hydrogen mobility. SABUGO, Portugal– Fusion Fuel (NASDAQ: HTOO) announced today that it has entered into a.

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Biggest solar farm contracted for green hydrogen to begin construction

Renew Economy

The biggest solar project entirely dedicated to a green hydrogen production centre about to begin construction. The post Biggest solar farm contracted for green hydrogen to begin construction appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Delft Students From Hydrogen Racing Team Drive First Meters With Latest Racing Car With Support From Airborne

FuelCellsWorks

Last Monday, the new Forze IX of the Forze Hydrogen Racing team drove its first metres on the so-called superbattery at the Circuit of Zandvoort. With this milestone achieved, the next step.

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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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This Hopeless COP is the Most Hopeful in Years

DeSmogBlog

Faith in UN climate conferences is at a new low. If we wanted a final straw, the appalling and yet somehow unsurprising revelation that the United Arab Emirates had planned to use its position as host of the latest annual gathering, known as COP28, as a platform for making new oil deals should suffice. It might seem that there could be no more depressing state of affairs.

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Praxair, Inc – a Linde Company México has Ordered an AEM Electrolysers to Kickstart Local Green Hydrogen Projects in Central- & South America

FuelCellsWorks

As one of the world’s leading industrial gases and engineering companies, Linde covers the full spectrum of the hydrogen value chain. Recently, the company has ordered four of Enapter’s AEM EL 4 electrolysers.

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EDF Renewables reaches financial close on hybrid wind, solar and storage project in South Africa

Energy Storage News

EDF Renewables has reached financial and commercial close on two virtually-coupled hybrid projects in South Africa, combining wind and solar with a combined 75MW of battery storage.

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Centrica Energy, Bord Gáis Energy and Mitsubishi Power Announce Development of Europe’s First Ammonia Fired Power Generation Facility

FuelCellsWorks

Centrica plc and Mitsubishi Power Europe Limited “Mitsubishi Power Europe” have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the development, construction, and operation of Europe’s first-ever ammonia-fired power generation.

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Bolstering Power Grid Cybersecurity in an Era of Hybrid Threats

POWER Magazine

Soon after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Russian government-affiliated hackers orchestrated cyberattacks that targeted Ukraine’s electrical grid and energy infrastructure. In early March of last year, one cyberattack successfully […] The post Bolstering Power Grid Cybersecurity in an Era of Hybrid Threats appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Provaris Secures $1.9M Funding for Hydrogen Tank Prototype Development

FuelCellsWorks

Provaris Energy Ltd (ASX.PV1, Provaris, the Company) has successfully garnered $1.9 million through a share placement with institutional, sophisticated, and professional investors. The funds, raised at $0.04 per share, will.

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Renewables investor Excelsior closes financing for 682MW Utah PV project

PV Tech

Renewable energy financier Excelsior Energy Capital has closed US$1.3 billion in financing for its recently-acquired 682.5MW Faraday solar PV project in Utah County, Utah, US.

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Potential for Adoption of Green Hydrogen in Heavy and Long-Distance Transport in Quebec

FuelCellsWorks

MONTRÉAL – – Propulsion Québec, the electric and intelligent transportation (TEI) cluster, and InnovÉÉ – the Industrial Research Sector Group (RSRI) in electrical energy, today unveil a study on the.

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Technology Advancements Support Distributed Solar Generation

POWER Magazine

Upgraded equipment, new software, and innovations to serve both residential, and commercial and industrial customers are changing the solar power industry. Decentralized power generation continues to grow The post Technology Advancements Support Distributed Solar Generation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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E-J Is the EPC for JFK’s New Terminal One (NTO) Microgrid Project: Delivering JFK NTO With a State-Of-The-Art Microgrid, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Fuel Cells, and Solar

FuelCellsWorks

NEW YORK— E-J Electric Installation Co. works in conjunction with AlphaStruxure to power John F. Kennedy International Airport’s New Terminal One (NTO). Designed as a 2.4 million square foot, 23-gate, new international.

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MHI, Mitsubishi Power Report Breakthroughs for Hydrogen Combustion, Ammonia Burners

POWER Magazine

Mitsubishi Power has successfully demonstrated partial load and full load combustion of a fuel blend with 30% hydrogen (by volume) in a grid-connected J-series Air-Cooled (JAC) gas turbine. The achievement […] The post MHI, Mitsubishi Power Report Breakthroughs for Hydrogen Combustion, Ammonia Burners appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Pure Hydrogen Secures North American Order for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

FuelCellsWorks

Sydney– Australian clean energy company Pure Hydrogen Corporation Limited (ASX: PH2, ‘Pure Hydrogen’) is pleased to announce its majority-owned subsidiary, Hdrive International (‘Hdrive’), has secured a purchase order from a.

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World Bank Approves $1B Loan to Advance South Africa’s Power Sector Reforms

POWER Magazine

The World Bank on Oct. 25 granted South Africa a $1 billion developmental policy loan (DPL) as a significant measure to help the country address its debilitating energy crisis, and encourage it to transition The post World Bank Approves $1B Loan to Advance South Africa’s Power Sector Reforms appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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At COP28, the Road to Climate Action Is Paved with Big Oil Loophole Language

DeSmogBlog

The European Union has clearly laid out its position: Climate neutrality, the Council of the EU stated last month, will require “a global phase-out of unabated fossil fuels and a peak in their consumption in this decade.” Then, in its second letter to parties , the president of COP28, Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber , underscored the need to “work towards a future energy system that is free of unabated fossil fuels by mid-century.

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How Coal Fly Ash Is Reducing CO2 Emissions and Improving Concrete

POWER Magazine

Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. One of the key ingredients in concrete is Portland cement. The American Concrete Institute explains that Portland cement is […] The post How Coal Fly Ash Is Reducing CO2 Emissions and Improving Concrete appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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First Nations partnerships for renewable energy projects on rise in Australia

PV Tech

There are now 14 renewable energy projects in Australia that are being developed in partnership with First Nations indigenous communities, according to new figures from the First Nations Clean Energy Network (FNCEN).

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Energy Storage, VPPs Accelerate Growth in Hybrid Power

POWER Magazine

The need for flexibility, sustainability, reliability, and resiliency in the electricity sector is bringing varied technologies together in the power generation mix. Hybrid power plants are increasingly part The post Energy Storage, VPPs Accelerate Growth in Hybrid Power appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Renault and Valeo develop new electric motor for EVs 

Charged

Carmaker Renault and equipment manufacturer Valeo in France are collaborating to create a new electric motor generation. E7A, the third generation of this motor, is in the prototype stage and will debut in 2027. Renault is contributing the rotor and Valeo the stator, and both companies are providing technology development and production expertise. Renault plans to supply an all-in-one architecture for the new E7A motor using a wound rotor instead of permanent magnets and contains no rare earths.

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Energy Insiders Podcast: Macquarie marches in to Australian renewables

Renew Economy

Macquarie’s Lachlan Creswell and Aula’s Chad Hymas on wind, solar and storage. Plus: SEC’s big battery play, Bowen’s climate statement. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: Macquarie marches in to Australian renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Rental companies account for a third of fossil cars sold in Norway

Charged

The future is here in Norway , where plug-in vehicles made up around 90% of total auto sales in August. However, the commercial segment of the market has fallen behind the times. Almost all individual drivers buy EVs, but a lot of fossil vehicles are still being sold to companies—particularly car rental agencies. From January to July this year, 12,646 new fossil fuel cars were sold in Norway, and 4,000 of these went to rental agencies, according to estimates from NHO Mobility.