Fri.Mar 29, 2024

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Ferrari Patents a Strange Hybrid Hydrogen Car With an Upside-Down Engine

FuelCellsWorks

It’s strange on the face of it, but Ferrari has some practical reasons for inverting this hybrid engine. It appears the attention of the automotive world has been captured by.

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Ensuring Equitable Access to Capital for Cleantech Founders

LA CleanTech Incubator

By Matt Petersen, LACI President and CEO Cleantech founders are an incredibly inspiring bunch. With the boldness to go where few–if any–previous entrepreneurs have gone, and the brilliance to develop meaningful solutions that serve our communities, these founders reflect the true spirit of innovation. Still, the road that founders face in developing, deploying, and.

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LYTE Aviation to Work With Lange Aviation and Cranfield University on Its 40-Seater VTOL Aircraft’s Hybrid-Hydrogen Power

FuelCellsWorks

LYTE Aviation and Lange Aviation have joined forces to support Cranfield University’s recently approved EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Net Zero Aviation. Cranfield University has won over £25 million.

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Chart: Which states support community-led clean energy the most?

Canary Media

Canary Media’s chart of the week translates crucial data about the clean energy transition into a visual format. Local policies can either help or hinder community-led clean energy solutions — but according to a new report, most states are doing more hindering than helping.

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Manufacturing Sustainability Surge: Your Guide to Data-Driven Energy Optimization & Decarbonization

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.

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Fallback Friday Story: Lhyfe Inaugurates One of France’s Two Largest Green and Renewable Hydrogen Production Sites in Brittany

FuelCellsWorks

From the first quarter of 2024, it will be possible to decarbonise transport and industrial processes in Brittany, thanks to hydrogen produced locally from water and renewable electricity First green.

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California regulator takes income-based electric bills off the table

Canary Media

The controversial plan to require California’s three biggest utilities to start charging their customers based on how much money they make has been shelved by state regulators — at least for now.

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City council approves geothermal drilling in Stormont Estate, Northern Ireland

ThinkGeoEnergy

The Belfast City Council has approved plans to explore shallow geothermal potential through exploratory drilling and testing on the grounds of the Stormont Estate in Northern Ireland. This is the second study site of the GeoEnergy NI project under the Department for the Economy (DfE), following the completion of the exploratory geophysical surveys at the CAFRE campus County Antrim.

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Hydrogen Plans Could See Fuel Cell Vehicles ‘Become More Affordable and Commonplace’ on UK Roads

FuelCellsWorks

A new consultation has been launched to see whether certain hydrogen-powered vehicles can be used on roads in Great Britain, as new technology may help bring more fuel cell passenger.

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The future of home energy: Huawei’s flagship residential energy storage product

Energy Storage News

Huawei's flagship Residential Solar ESS product, the LUNA2000-7/14/21-S1(Huawei LUNA S1), represents a significant leap in home energy solutions technology.

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France: A Pleasure Boat Powered by Fuel Cell Technology Makes Its First Refueling at the HYmpulsion Station in Chambéry

FuelCellsWorks

Chambéry– INOCEL and HYmpulsion announce their collaboration to facilitate the first refueling of an experimental hydrogen boat. This operation was carried out at the HYmpulsion hydrogen station located in Chambéry.

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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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Californian tractors discharge power back to the grid

Smart Energy International

Gridtractor, Monarch Tractor and Borg Warner have successfully demonstrated vehicle to grid (V2G) capabilities from a Monarch MK-V tractor. The consortium team, which consists of Gridtractor, a platform to optimise rural and farm vehicle charging, MK-V supplier Monarch and bi-directional tech developer Borg Warner, got $3 million in funding from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop Vehicle to Building technology.

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TANAKA to Install 500 kW Fuel Cell System to Promote the Use of Hydrogen Energy at Production Plants

FuelCellsWorks

Seeking to cut CO2 emissions at least 50% by 2030 using 500 kW stationary pure hydrogen fuel cell system, which boasts among the largest generating capacities in Japan*1 TANAKA Holdings.

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New study finds EV owners are very satisfied with home charging

Charged

When it comes to public EV charging…well, let’s just say we hear from a lot of dissatisfied customers. Home charging is by all accounts quite a different experience, and a new study from automotive data provider J.D. Power confirms the anecdotes we hear from EV drivers who charge at home. The J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Home Charging Study , which was conducted in collaboration with PlugShare , found that overall satisfaction scores among EV owners in all three h

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Symbio Welcomes PFA Delegation to SymphonHy Gigafactory, Strengthening Hydrogen Mobility’s Future

FuelCellsWorks

Symbio, a leader in hydrogen fuel cell technology, is proud to announce the visit of the PFA (Plateforme automobile) delegation to our SymphonHy gigafactory. The visit, led by Executive Director.

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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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Where Was Exxon Planning to Inject CO2 in Louisiana? It’s a Trade Secret.

DeSmogBlog

While two dozen carbon capture projects are proposed in Louisiana, figuring out exactly where companies plan to inject carbon dioxide underground for storage is a bit of a mystery. That’s because a state law passed in 2021 regulating carbon capture includes a provision allowing companies to claim a wide range of project information — including location — as trade secrets.

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Increasing the efficiency of eco-friendly solar cells by converting wind energy into high-voltage electricity

TechXplore

A research team led by Professor Lee Ju-hyuck of DGIST in the Department of Energy Science & Engineering has successfully developed an energy harvesting device that enhances solar energy efficiency by removing and preventing surface contamination on solar cells.

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Nikola Spearheads Edmonton’s 5,000 Hydrogen Vehicle Challenge

Hydrogen Fuel News

The Alberta Hydrogen Initiative: A Bold Leap Toward a Net-Zero Future In an ambitious bid to shape the future of sustainable transportation, Alberta is positioning itself on the global map with the unveiling of a new hydrogen initiative in the Edmonton region. Fueling a cleaner tomorrow, the province has plunged headlong into the global race to harness the potential of hydrogen, aiming to establish Canada as a hydrogen superpower.

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UAE Considers Investment in European Nuclear Power Projects

POWER Magazine

The state-owned nuclear energy group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed interest in supporting nuclear power projects in Europe. The news comes just weeks after the fourth unit […] The post UAE Considers Investment in European Nuclear Power Projects 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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Are hydrogen fuel cells recyclable?

Hydrogen Fuel News

Since everything has a shelf life, some wonder if this way to use H2 is truly clean Are hydrogen fuel cells recyclable? The world is becoming increasingly aware of the impact of technology when its life comes to an end. Now, many are questioning how green H2 can be if the materials needed to use it as clean energy cannot be recycled. Many companies are placing a heavy focus on ensuring recyclability Large players in hydrogen fuel cells and clean energy such as Ballard and Matthey have been pouri

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EPA’s Latest Heavy Duty Vehicle Rule Does Not Meet the Moment

NRDC onEarth

EPA’s latest rule for heavy duty-vehicles illustrates why the nation needs a vision for what a zero-emission freight system can and should be.

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HyTerra Launches Ambitious Hydrogen & Helium Drilling Campaign in the U.S. With $6.1 Million ($4M USD) Capital Raise

FuelCellsWorks

Funding Secured for Hydrogen & Helium Drilling Program.

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What next for Thames Water?

Financial Times: Energy

UK’s biggest water utility, the government and Ofwat are at an impasse over its finances

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Hunter Valley coal mine gets second life as motorsport park

Renew Economy

An historic coal mine is being transformed into Australia’s first dedicated recreation resort park for motoring enthusiasts. The post Hunter Valley coal mine gets second life as motorsport park appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Government under fire over claims UK has 'gone backwards' on energy security

Business Green

The UK is less energy secure than it was a year ago, with the country on a path to even greater insecurity

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Thames Water bills likely to rise as ministers try to save company

Financial Times: Energy

Utility wants to raise bills by 56% by 2030 in effort to stop investors walking away

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Prevalon Energy Secures Contract with Idaho Power for Integrated BESS

Solar Industry

Prevalon Energy , a Mitsubishi Power Americas company, has contracted with Idaho Power for a complete BESS coupled with a long-term service agreement that includes maintenance as well as remote monitoring. The four-hour battery storage project of up to 328 MWh will use the company’s Prevalon Battery Energy Storage Platform, an AC solution including the battery enclosures, inverters, medium voltage transformers and Energy Management System.

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Why the renewables market does not work

Financial Times: Energy

A new book argues that the low cost of green energy is not always an asset

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The KJ Show: Episode 81: Green Colonialism

Energy Central

Every week, I host 'The KJ Show,' which offers a mix of breaking news and practical advice on how the energy industry affects the consumer. During this fast-paced show, I combine weekly energy updates with conversations with leaders in the energy efficiency community. After each show, I'll share it here with the Energy Central Community in case you were unable to join me live.

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The Week’s Jobs: March 29, 2024

Impact Alpha

Foundations, private equity investors and fund managers are on the hunt for impact talent. Just this week: US Jobs In New York: The. The post The Week’s Jobs: March 29, 2024 appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Friday Briefing: Led by BTM, Europe overtakes the US in 2023 deployments  

Energy Storage News

Europe's big battery storage year leads this shorter than usual Friday Briefing, with Solar Media’s offices closed for a short break.

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Deal spotlight: Trickle of financing to phase out coal

Impact Alpha

Predictions of peak coal have come and gone as global efforts to phase out the dirty fossil fuel founder in regions reliant on. The post Deal spotlight: Trickle of financing to phase out coal appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Solution to energy storage may be beneath your feet

TechXplore

Anyone who has ever hot-footed it barefoot across the beach on a sunny day walks away with a greater understanding of just how much heat sand can retain. That ability is expected to play a vital role in the future, as technology involving heated sand becomes part of the answer to energy storage needs.

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Reducing The Risk Of Investing In Electric Vehicles For Low-Income Consumers

Energy Innovation

By Rebecca Rasch , Social Scientist at Aspen Global Change Institute Electric vehicle charging by Zaptec via Unsplash. While electric vehicles (EVs) are not a panacea for reducing emissions from the transportation sector, widespread adoption can be a significant step toward meeting CO2 reduction targets. In a recent study of EV adoption in China , the authors estimate that even a one percent increase in a city’s EV sales can reduce local net CO2 emissions in both the city itself and a nearby cit