Tue.May 21, 2024

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Addressing link between climate and health will lower emissions, create resilient care systems

GreenBiz

The health care sector is a leading driver of greenhouse gas emissions; decarbonization will require intentional investment and systemic action throughout the industry.

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New Environment Agency excavation unearths Roman taste for oysters

Envirotec Magazine

The new sea defences and mudflats under construction between Outstrays and Skeffling A Roman oyster processing site has been uncovered during the building of a major coastal re-alignment scheme in the North-East of England. The scheme will alter the location of existing flood defences so that new habitats can be created for wildlife, explains the Environment Agency (EA).

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How to support scaling and speeding up transition finance

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Decarbonizing high-emitting but critical industries shouldn’t have to wait for the perfect framework to jumpstart the financing for real change.

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How to Choose a Solar Installer to Finance B2b

The Environmental Blog

Key Takeaways: How to Choose a Solar Installer to Finance B2b Evaluate Experience and Expertise Choose installers with extensive commercial project experience. Assess the technical knowledge and qualifications of the installation team. Review case studies and client references to gauge past performance. Assess Financial Stability and Offerings Investigate the financial health of the installer through credit ratings, financial statements, and company longevity.

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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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5 key roles needed to comply with SEC, EU and California climate disclosure regulations

GreenBiz

The shifting regulatory and legislative landscape will require companies to prioritize specialized positions.

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Camden & Islington councils adopt industrial infrared heating

Envirotec Magazine

London LAs strategically collaborate on sustainable heating system for Hornsey Street Refuse & Recycling Centre Infrared heating specialist Shadow Industrial (SI) has been chosen to refit the heating systems at the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington’s jointly-owned Hornsey Street Refuse & Recycling Centre. The decision to use SI’s heaters was made on the recommendation of M&E contractor, Vitalenergi London, which was appointed to update the site’s HVAC.

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Researchers decipher how insects smell more with less

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Aljadeff Lab, UC San Diego. Receptors on fly antennae work in pairs to process odour information Whether it’s the wafting aroma of our favorite meal or the dangerous fumes seeping from a toxic chemical, the human sense of smell has evolved into a sophisticated system that processes scents through several intricate stages. The brains of mammals have billions of neurons at their disposal to recognize odours they are exposed to, from pleasant to pungent.

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CSIRO puts cost of new nuclear plant at $8.6bn as Coalition stalls on policy details

The Guardian: Energy

Report finds nuclear energy more expensive than renewable alternatives and calculates costs for large-scale reactors for first time Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast Electricity from nuclear power in Australia would be at least 50% more expensive than solar and wind, according to a report from the CSIRO that has for the first time calculated costs for large-scale reactors.

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Waste operators that caused fires receive sentences

Envirotec Magazine

Waste site at Liverton Waste operators who repeatedly ignored Environment Agency advice that their sites posed a persistent fire risk – before fires broke out that burned for days – have been sentenced, according to a 21 May press release. Sentencing included prison sentences spanning 6.5 years and fines totalling more than £103,000. Six defendants appeared in court for sentencing at Teesside Crown Court on Monday 20 May for multiple environmental offences spanning across three sites

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First Batch of Green Energy Buses With Yuchai Xingshunda Hydrogen Fuel Cells Launched

FuelCellsWorks

SINGAPORE— China Yuchai International Limited(“China Yuchai” or the “Company), one of the largest powertrain solution manufacturers through its main operating subsidiary in China, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (“Yuchai”), announced that 50.

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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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UK biotech start-up deploys ‘synthetic oysters’ to tackle water pollution

Envirotec Magazine

Smart Ops technology has fulfilled the requirements of a significant environment technology verification programme administered by the Indian government, in an apparent first for a water-treatment method. Environmental technology company Smart Ops launched a biotechnology solution said to improve global access to clean water, on 21 May. The Smarts Ops SCR System is the first “water treatment and rejuvenation technology to gain official verification from the Government of India’s Ministry o

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Despite Advertising Carbon Capture, ExxonMobil Saw Marginal Role for It in Fighting Climate Change 

DeSmogBlog

ExxonMobil saw a “limited” role for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in fighting climate change, but still promoted the technology in its advertising campaigns, internal company documents show. The documents , published by Congressional investigators, included a presentation dated April 2, 2018, that laid out an ExxonMobil scenario for what the global energy mix could look like in 2050 if countries enacted aggressive climate policies after 2024.

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Plug, Airbus, Delta, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Study Feasibility of Hydrogen Hub at World’s Busiest Airport

FuelCellsWorks

Plug contributes deep expertise in hydrogen production and infrastructure as well as aviation sector applications LATHAM, N.Y– Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a global leader in comprehensive hydrogen solutions for.

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Horizon Power goes renewables-first in latest remote standalone power tender

Renew Economy

The WA remote power provider says fossil fuel is out and renewables are in for five towns in the north. The post Horizon Power goes renewables-first in latest remote standalone power tender appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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Pure Hydrogen Announces Commercial Demonstration Plant, Produces Hydrogen and Graphene Powder

FuelCellsWorks

Turquoise Group (TG)confirms it has successfully produced graphene powder and hydrogen as part of testing of its commercial demonstration plant located in Brisbane, Queensland. As reported in Pure Hydrogen’s March.

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Four Ways the House Farm Bill Would Weaken Pesticide Protections

NRDC onEarth

The House majority's draft would undermine critical protections for people and wildlife.

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Ohmium Selected to Provide 10MW PEM Electrolyzers for First Green Hydrogen Project in Croatia

FuelCellsWorks

Led by IVICOM and supported by INA and the Croatian government, the project will help decarbonize INA’s Rijeka Refinery and advance Croatia’s Net Zero goals. NEWARK, Calif.

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Impact products aim to shift portfolio allocations in bonds, private credit and cash

Impact Alpha

Short duration green bonds. Private credit for regenerative agriculture. Cash management that helps accelerate lending for climate-smart community infrastructure. Financial service providers are. The post Impact products aim to shift portfolio allocations in bonds, private credit and cash appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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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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PetroChina’s First Large-Scale Hydrogen Project Starts

FuelCellsWorks

Recently, Qinghai Province released the “2024 Qinghai Province Key Project Development and Construction Plan for the Electric Power Industry” The “Plan” includes a list of a series of key projects.

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Urgent Deployment of Existing Technology Can Get World Close to Net Zero, BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2024 Shows

BloombergNEF

• The study details how the world can still meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, and achieve net zero by mid-century • BNEF’s updated Net Zero Scenario traces the route to keeping the world on track for well below two degrees of warming and net zero by 2050, but time is running out to […] The post Urgent Deployment of Existing Technology Can Get World Close to Net Zero, BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2024 Shows appeared first on BloombergNEF.

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Fit for 55: Council Signs Off on Gas and Hydrogen Market Package

FuelCellsWorks

Today, the Council adopted a regulation and a directive establishing common internal market rules for renewable and natural gases and hydrogen and reforming the existing EU gas legislation. The new.

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Now Form Energy is using its battery tech to clean up iron and steel

Canary Media

Form Energy launched in 2017 to tackle one of the biggest problems hindering the clean energy transition: how to cheaply store renewable energy for days on end.

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Lauren Services Awarded Engineering Contract for Ekona Power Inc. First Clean Hydrogen Production Plant in Alberta

FuelCellsWorks

Western Canadian engineering firm continues to expand transitional energy portfolio Calgary, AB– Lauren Services is thrilled to announce it has been awarded the detailed engineering and design contract to help.

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GM now says it has solved its battery pack production issues, and EV demand is healthy

Charged

US automakers just can’t seem to make up their minds about EVs. Last fall, GM and Ford gave the anti-EV crowd (which includes many of their dealerships ) an early Christmas present, announcing that they would push back EV production plans in response to slower sales (actually a slower rate of increase in sales). In fact, part of the EV sales slowdown that the automakers were trumpeting may have had more to do with supply than demand—in GM’s case, the company wasn’t able to build enough Ultium EV

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Heartland Water Technology to Collaborate With Empire Diversified Energy to Produce Sustainable Hydrogen at the Port of West Virginia

FuelCellsWorks

FOLLANSBEE, W.Va.— Empire Diversified Energy (“Empire”) and Heartland Water Technology (“Heartland”) are proud to announce a new partnership with Empire Green Generation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire, to develop a.

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EnergyPal Selected as Authorized Online Dealer for EcoFlow Battery Solutions

Solar Industry

EnergyPal and EcoFlow are partnering to offer EcoFlow energy products on EnergyPal’s solar shopping platform across the U.S. and Canada. EnergyPal customers in this region may access EcoFlow batteries and recharging systems. The company’s portable energy storage units are able to connect with solar arrays and store excess energy without being connected to a local utility grid. “EnergyPal is excited to bring new Ecoflow battery options to our offerings as an alternative to grid-tied

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Sanlorenzo launches 50Steel

FuelCellsWorks

Over seven hundred guests witnessed the launch of the Superyacht that will introduce the green methanol Fuel Cell system for zero-impact energy production to the market. Sanlorenzo achieves a new.

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The Brief: Tapping trillion-dollar opportunities in the global mass market

Impact Alpha

Greetings Agents of Impact! In today’s Brief: Featured: Returns on Inclusion Billions of low and middle-income consumers represent trillions in impact investment opportunities. The post The Brief: Tapping trillion-dollar opportunities in the global mass market appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Clean City and HyMove Presented the First Hydrogen Powered Generator for Fast Charging of EVs in the Netherlands

FuelCellsWorks

Clean City and HyMove presented the first hydrogen powered generator for fast charging of EVs in the Netherlands. The e-mobility revolution world premiere Today, Clean City and its technology partners.

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Bill Gates-backed wind startup AirLoom is raising $12M, filings reveal

TechCrunch: Climate

The company is hoping to produce electricity at $13 per megawatt hour, which would be more than 50% cheaper than traditional onshore wind. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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IDTechEx Discusses Key Business Models for Electrolyzer Firms in Green Hydrogen Projects

FuelCellsWorks

BOSTON– Green hydrogen production utilizes four main electrolyzer technologies: alkaline water electrolysis (AWE), proton exchange membrane (PEM), anion exchange membrane (AEM), and solid oxide electrolyzers (SOEC). Each technology has its own.

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Amp locks in contracts for massive 10GW Cape Hardy green hydrogen and ammonia project

Renew Economy

Major green hydrogen, green ammonia and advanced fuels project backed by up to 10GW of electrolyser capacity takes crucial step forward in South Australia. The post Amp locks in contracts for massive 10GW Cape Hardy green hydrogen and ammonia project appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Hydrogen Supply Outlook 2024: A Reality Check

FuelCellsWorks

BNEF expects clean H2 supply to skyrocket 30-fold to 16.4 million metric tons per year by 2030, driven by supportive policy and a maturing project pipeline. Still, this is not.

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