Wed.Feb 07, 2024

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How the Red Sea crisis could impede shipping industry climate targets

GreenBiz

A recent analysis finds that the 4,000-mile-plus detour to avoid Red Sea attacks could dramatically increase the global shipping industry's carbon emissions.

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In A Win for Public Health, EPA Toughens Limits on Soot Air Pollution

NRDC onEarth

Today's agency action will deliver lifesaving protections from dangerous air pollution.

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3 finance strategies to help with corporate climate goals

GreenBiz

CFOs can make a big impact on sustainability performance, at little to no additional cost to their organization.

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Australia’s biggest wind project installs first turbine

Renew Economy

First turbine erected at what will be the biggest wind project in Australia. The post Australia’s biggest wind project installs first turbine 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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California startup Watershed raises $100 million for emissions-tracking software

GreenBiz

Investors bet big on carbon accounting and emissions reporting with Watershed Technology.

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Batteries “core” to business and profitability, says AGL, as flexibility and firming pay off

Renew Economy

AGL says large-scale battery storage is rapidly becoming a core part of its business, and will be a key building block for future profitability, with agility and flexibility the order of the day. The post Batteries “core” to business and profitability, says AGL, as flexibility and firming pay off appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Colorado State University to Develop Public Hydrogen Fueling Stations With $8.9 Million Federal Grant

FuelCellsWorks

Colorado State University is set to receive $8.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to build three public hydrogen fueling stations in Fort Collins, Denver and Pueblo.

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BESS prices in US market to fall a further 18% in 2024, says CEA

Energy Storage News

After coming down last year, the cost of containerised BESS solutions for US-based buyers will come down a further 18% in 2024, Clean Energy Associates (CEA) said.

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Spanish Government Announces €900 Million in Aid for 10 Green Hydrogen Projects

FuelCellsWorks

The Spanish Government, led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, has pledged a significant boost to renewable energies, particularly focusing on making Spain a global leader in decarbonization through renewable hydrogen.

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Reckless or reasonable? Factchecking the claims of anti-renewable activists

The Guardian: Energy

A protest at Parliament House featured claims about higher bills and dystopian images of disused turbines. But is there any basis for this? Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast Community groups, activists and politicians rallied on the lawns of Parliament House on Tuesday in opposition to the federal government’s plan for the energy grid to run on 82% renewable energy by 2030.

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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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There Will Be More Hydrogen Refueling Stations in China Than in the Entire Planet in Just Two Years

FuelCellsWorks

30 cities in the Asian giant could have a total of 1,200 hydrogen stations open, more than those in the rest of the world. In a moment when electrification is.

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No 10 refuses to apologise after Sunak makes trans jibe while Brianna Ghey’s mother watched PMQs from gallery – UK politics live

The Guardian: Energy

Downing Street says it was ‘legitimate’ for PM to highlight Starmer’s ‘U-turns’ despite strong condemnation Sunak’s comments Rishi Sunak starts by wishing the king a speedy recovery. Here is the list of MPs down to ask a question at PMQs. Continue reading.

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Safe, Fast and Simple: Daimler Truck and Linde Set New Standard for Liquid Hydrogen Refueling Technology

FuelCellsWorks

Daimler Truck and Linde Engineering present sLH2, a jointly developed refueling technology for subcooled liquid hydrogen. Compared to gaseous hydrogen, subcooled liquid hydrogen (sLH2) allows for higher storage density, greater.

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AGL back in the black as it slouches towards green

Renew Economy

AGL Energy posts 359% jump in half-year profit, year-on-year, driven by fewer plant outages and more stable market conditions. The post AGL back in the black as it slouches towards green appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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Edmonton International Airport’s New Fleet of Hydrogen Vehicles: The Driving Force for Green Energy

FuelCellsWorks

Myron Keehn, President & CEO of Edmonton Airports, discussed in Issue 4, bringing the first-ever fleet of hydrogen fuel cell electric passenger vehicles to Alberta’s roadways. Green hydrogen has accelerated from.

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Galp and Powin to deploy 5MW/20MWh BESS at PV plant in Portugal

Energy Storage News

System integrator Powin has been enlisted by oil, gas and renewable energy firm Galp to install a battery energy storage system (BESS) at a PV plant in Portugal, Powin's first in Europe.

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GLS Germany Showcases Hyundai Xcient Fuel Cell Truck in Hydrogen Distribution Test

FuelCellsWorks

The German branch of logistics service provider GLS has presented the first results of a practical test with the Hyundai Xcient Fuel Cell, a hydrogen-powered truck distribution. The Xcient Fuel.

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The Mobility House to lead project to provide electric school bus bidirectional charging infrastructure

Charged

The Clean Transportation Program of the California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded a $2.9-million grant to a project team led by California V2G technology company The Mobility House for the installation of 12 bidirectional chargers at four California schools in the Pittsburg, Fremont and Napa unified school districts. The Replicable V2X Deployment for Schools (RVXDS) project is designed to use school bus fleets to reduce regional grid stresses.

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Hexagon Purus Selected by New Flyer for the Fourth Time as Partner for the Hydrogen Bus Market in North America

FuelCellsWorks

Oslo, Norway– Hexagon Purus, a world leading manufacturer of zero-emission mobility and infrastructure solutions, has been selected as supplier of hydrogen cylinders for the fourth year in a row by.

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Range Energy’s electrified semi-trailer now eligible for up to $120,000 incentive through California’s CORE Project

Charged

Range Energy makes electrified semi-trailers for the heavy-duty freight market. Range’s trailer, which is equipped with a battery pack (up to 300 kWh), an electric motor and (as a bonus) off-road mobile power, can be used with any semi-tractor, and the company says it can double the fuel mileage of a diesel rig while cutting NOx emissions by 67 percent.

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Epicentre of Oman’s Emerging Green Hydrogen Economy

FuelCellsWorks

Once conceived as a hub for predominantly hydrocarbon-based petrochemicals, industrial and mining related industries, Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZAD) is rapidly making way for mega investments that are more aligned.

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Connecticut Green Bank Approves $110M in Financing for Large-Scale Projects 

Solar Industry

The Connecticut Green Bank has doubled its funding, to $110 million, for commercial-scale PV projects by businesses, towns, schools, non-profits and state agencies. Originally approved in 2020 at $49.5 million, the allocation was increased to $110 million due to ongoing demand by customers seeking to utilize solar to reduce their costs as well as take advantage of opportunities created through the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Swiss Pilot Announces Hydrogen-Powered Round-The-World Tour

FuelCellsWorks

Solar pioneer Bertrand Piccard wants to do it again. After flying around the world in a solar-powered aircraft (Solar Impulse) seven years ago, the Swiss pilot now plans to circumnavigate.

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The Brief: How impact fund managers create value

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! In today’s Brief: Featured: Value Creation After the investment and before the exit, how fund managers drive alpha through. The post The Brief: How impact fund managers create value appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Community engagement has no cookie-cutter approach: It’s time to start listening

Renew Economy

When it comes supporting communities to navigate the complex changes presented by the shift to renewable energy, there is a public investment gap. Here's how it could be bridged. The post Community engagement has no cookie-cutter approach: It’s time to start listening appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New York governor’s working group on BESS safety recommends changes to state Fire Code

Energy Storage News

The New York State Inter-Agency Fire Safety Working Group has recommended changing the state fire code to better manage risks associated with battery storage systems installed in the US state.

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New survey finds myths and misinformation about EVs are deeply embedded

Charged

It won’t be news to regular Charged readers that myths and misconceptions about EVs have taken deep root among the populace. When I tell a new acquaintance that I write about EVs, as often as not their reply is some sound bite that could be a direct quote from an oil industry social media feed. Electrify Research has put some numbers to the nonsense.

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CIKONI Accelerates the Future of Sustainable Energy With Advanced Hydrogen Pressure Vessel Technologies

FuelCellsWorks

CIKONI is taking an holistic approach for its customer ranging from Engineering to Manufacturing and Automated Inspection. STUTTGART, BW, GERMANY– CIKONI, a leader in composite materials engineering and lightweight design, announces significant.

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CSL and Adbri to build battery-capable self-unloading ship

Charged

Canadian dry bulk carrier operator CSL has entered into a long-term partnership with Australian cement manufacturer Adbri (formerly Adelaide Brighton Cement) to build and operate a “battery-capable” self-unloading vessel. Construction will commence in 2024, and delivery is expected in early 2026. The 11,000 DWT ship was designed to support the company’s limestone operations in South Australia.

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EU Awards Eur 42 Million for 280-MW Spanish Green Hydrogen Project

FuelCellsWorks

Naturgy and Enagás Renovable will receive financing from the European Commission’s “Innovation Fund” program for the La Robla green hydrogen plant The La Robla renewable hydrogen project (León) has been.

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Looking for a 20 kW DC Source? 

Charged

Sponsored by Kikusui. Kikusui’s new solution to your need of high-capacity and wide-range DC power supply! Kikusui never stops! Just as they stole the show last year with highly acclaimed bi-directional DC power supply, PXB series, they are here to introduce yet another brand-new DC source. With its 20 kW capacity and the selection of 1500 V and 500 V output, PXT Series is yet another addition to Kikusui’s already rich lineup of DC power supplies.

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UK AI startup Greyparrot bags strategic tie-up with recycling giant Bollegraaf

TechCrunch: Climate

In another sign of the scramble to accelerate the uptake and transformative potential of artificial intelligence, Dutch recycling giant Bollegraaf Group is making a strategic investment in UK AI startup Greyparrot, which uses computer vision for waste analytics. The veteran manufacturer of MRFs (Material Recovery Facilities) and “turnkey” recycling systems — which was originally founded as […] © 2024 TechCrunch.

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Researchers raise expectations for commercialization of high-energy-density all-solid-state batteries

TechXplore

Researchers are actively working on non-flammable solid electrolytes as a safer alternative to liquid electrolytes commonly found in lithium-ion batteries, which are vulnerable to fires and explosions.

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Ceres Attends India Energy Week to Discuss Hydrogen’s Role in Industrial Decarbonisation

FuelCellsWorks

Ceres CEO joins clean energy leaders to discuss collaboration and commercialisation Ceres’ solid oxide technology proven to deliver green hydrogen up to 25% more efficiently 1MW-scale electrolyser on route to.

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