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Exploring the first international declaration on pathways to building decarbonization

GreenBiz

The Declaration de Chaillot marks a major achievement for countries trying to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement.

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£3.4 billion ‘electricity superhighway’ will speed up energy projects delivery, says OFGEM

Envirotec Magazine

OFGEM has announced it is consulting on a proposed funding package of £3.4 billion for a subsea and underground 500km electricity superhighway between Scotland and Yorkshire which could power up to 2 million homes. Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2) is a 2GW high voltage electricity ‘superhighway’ cable link between Peterhead in Aberdeenshire and Drax in North Yorkshire.

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Walmart funds almost 1 gigawatt in new U.S. solar power

GreenBiz

Half the power needed by the world’s largest retailer now comes from clean energy projects.

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Advanced pumping and digital solutions at the Water Equipment Show

Envirotec Magazine

Progressive cavity pumps technology firm SEEPEX is showcasing advanced Digital Solutions and CARE services at the upcoming Water Equipment Show on 16 May. The firm is a Gold sponsor of the event, and will present a wide range of innovative solutions designed for the water and wastewater industry at Stand G4. “Our pumping technology is found in applications including drinking water treatment and in wastewater treatment processes, specifically in the treatment of sludge and wastewater; sludg

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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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How fashion giants are tackling water risks in cotton supply chains

GreenBiz

Apparel companies are taking action to bolster their water-management commitments and practices.

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What causes extreme flooding? German study weighs contributors

Envirotec Magazine

Halle in central Germany in June 2013. According to the study, the Saale is one of the rivers with a high flood complexity (image credit: André Künzelmann / UFZ). According to a recent study by researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (abbreviated as “UFZ”), the more flood-driving factors there are, the more extreme a flood is.

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First demonstration that forests trap airborne microplastics

Envirotec Magazine

Forests are potentially acting as terrestrial sinks for the particles. A research group in Japan has demonstrated that airborne microplastics adsorb to the epicuticular wax on the surface of forest canopy leaves, and that forests may act as terrestrial sinks for airborne microplastics The study used a new technique to measure the levels of microplastics adhering to the leaves.

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Nikola Launches Alberta’s First Commercial Hydrogen Fueling Station in the Edmonton Region

FuelCellsWorks

Decarbonizing Alberta’s busiest highway, kickstarting the expansion of Western Canada’s hydrogen fueling network. EDMONTON METROPOLITAN REGION– Today marks a significant milestone in the 5,000 Hydrogen Vehicle Challenge as Blackjacks Roadhouse unveils Alberta’s first.

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US landfills emit far more methane than previously known

Grist

A landfill is a place of perpetual motion, where mountains of garbage can rise in days and crews race to contain the influx of ever more trash. Amid the commotion, an invisible gas often escapes unnoticed, warming the planet and harming our health: methane. On Thursday, the climate-data sleuths at Carbon Mapper published a study in Science that shows the nation’s landfills emit that gas at levels at least 40 percent higher than previously reported to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Hydrogen Industry Pleads for Easier Path to US Tax Credits

FuelCellsWorks

WASHINGTON– Some companies planning to use new U.S. tax credits to deploy hydrogen projects urged the Treasury Department this week to ease proposed environmental requirements, warning that they could hinder.

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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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Hitachi and Penske launch large-scale electric truck charging pilot in California

Charged

Hitachi America, Hitachi Energy, and Penske Truck Leasing have partnered to launch a large-scale electric truck charging pilot in Stockton, California. Hitachi Energy has supplied Penske with its Grid-eMotion Fleet EV charging system. The DC fast charging solution is designed to deliver multi-megawatt-level charging power levels with a compact footprint.

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France: Seven and HRS Announce Partnership to Install Up to 5 HRS40 Stations of 1 Ton/Day

FuelCellsWorks

To Install up to 5 HRS40 Stations of 1 Tonne/Day Grenoble–HRS, the French designer and manufacturer and European leader in hydrogen refuelling stations, and SEVEN, a key player in the energy.

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FreeWire’s Accelerate program lets businesses host custom-branded EV chargers with no upfront costs

Charged

FreeWire Technologies , a provider of battery-integrated EV charging stations and energy management solutions, has announced a new program that allows businesses to offer and collect payments from EV charging, while FreeWire owns and operates the equipment. The Accelerate program will offer a zero-risk option for charging hosts. FreeWire manages upfront installation, site design and permitting, along with ongoing maintenance and electricity costs.

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Kochi Water Metro Eyes Green Hydrogen Vessel for Eco-Friendly Transit

FuelCellsWorks

Kochi metro is moving a step closer to sustainability by bringing in hydrogen fuel cell technology for the vessels in near future. The project is expected to be established within.

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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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InStride Health raises $30 million for pediatric mental health services

Impact Alpha

About one-third of young people will struggle with anxiety disorder or obsessive compulsive disorders by the age of 18. Boston-based InStride launched in. The post InStride Health raises $30 million for pediatric mental health services appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Throwback Thursday Story: Walmart Chile Transitions Logistics Operations to Green Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

Walmart Chile To Create First Industrial-Use Green Hydrogen Production Plant in Latin America The project developed collaboratively with the generating company Engie will mark $15 million investment in replacing lead-acid.

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Michigan nuclear plant aims to be first ever to reopen in US

Canary Media

Holtec, a manufacturer of nuclear reactor equipment, has an unprecedented plan to restart the shuttered Palisades Nuclear Plant in Michigan. Thanks to a conditional loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, that plan is now $1.52 billion closer to reality.

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In Readiness for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, the Air Liquide Hydrogen Station Located at Place De l’Alma Sports a New Look

FuelCellsWorks

A showcase of the network of stations deployed in Ile-de-France (Greater Paris area), Air Liquide’s hydrogen station located at the heart of the capital city is an integral part of.

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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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JR Energy Solution opens foundry in Korea to make electrodes using Enevate’s silicon battery tech

Charged

JR Energy Solution (JR ES) has opened an electrode foundry in South Korea to make electrodes using Enevate ‘s silicon-dominant battery technology. JR ES manufactures lithium-ion battery electrodes and offers battery cell makers and other partners custom electrodes and cell solutions. Enevate claims its silicon-dominant battery enables charging speeds up to 10 times faster than those of traditional graphite-based lithium-ion batteries.

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Intelligent Energy Unveils New Hydrogen Fuel Cell With the Power to Unlock a Zero Emission Future for Passenger Cars

FuelCellsWorks

British company’s fuel cell developed as a commercially-viable, turnkey solution At 157kW, the fuel cell stack is more powerful than similar passenger car alternatives 30% smaller heat exchanger creates packaging.

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Three Steps to Modernize America’s Electric Grid and Unlock the Green Energy Economy

POWER Magazine

America faces many energy-related challenges going forward, but none is more important than the need to modernize the U.S. electric grid—but right now the permitting process for building out and […] The post Three Steps to Modernize America’s Electric Grid and Unlock the Green Energy Economy appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Lhyfe Announces FY 2023 Achievements and Unveils Strategy for Accelerated Profitability and Growth

FuelCellsWorks

Surging Revenues and Expanding European Footprint Fuel LHYFE’s Aggressive Push Towards Enhanced Profit Margins and a Sustainable Energy Future Nantes (France)–At its meeting held on 27 March 2024, the Board.

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Could $1 billion actually bring solar manufacturing back to Australia? It’s worth a shot

Renew Economy

By 2050, solar should provide most of our electricity – but only if we have enough panels. Can they be made in Australia? The post Could $1 billion actually bring solar manufacturing back to Australia? It’s worth a shot appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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CuraScientific Announces New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Product for 2025 – $200M Target Revenue for Residential Technology

FuelCellsWorks

SACRAMENTO, CA– Today CuraScientific Corp. (the “Company”) (OTCPINK: CSTF) is proud to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sustainable Energy Group Inc., is developing a groundbreaking low-cost hydrogen fuel cell for residential.

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Walmart inks solar PV PPA in Texas, invests in community solar across US

PV Tech

Retail giant Walmart has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with utility EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) for a 180MW solar PV project in Texas, US.

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Kellas Midstream’s H2NorthEast Wins First Hydrogen Customer

FuelCellsWorks

Energy infrastructure company Kellas Midstream has signed a preliminary sales agreement with flexible energy storage operator and supplier Statera Energy for the supply of low-carbon hydrogen. It will substitute for.

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MAN rolls out battery repair centers across Europe

Charged

Over the next two years, MAN Truck & Bus , headquartered in Munich, Germany, plans to establish battery repair centers in Italy, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Poland and the UK. Two of the facilities, in Hanover-Laatzen, Germany, and Barcelona, Spain, are already in operation. MAN is ramping up electric truck production as it plans to begin deliveries of its next-generation eTruck this year.

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UK Environment Agency Publishes Guidance on Production of Green Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

New guidance published on production of hydrogen from water using electrolysis The Environment Agency has today (28 March) published guidance on emerging techniques for the production of hydrogen from water using electrolysis. The.

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End-of-line production testing system for EV inverters (Webinar)

Charged

Inverters are critical components in electric and hybrid vehicles, influencing performance, efficiency, and overall vehicle reliability, so, ensuring the quality and reliability of automotive inverters is crucial. In this webinar , presented by NI—now part of Emerson—we will discuss a new technological approach proposed for end-of-line (EOL) testing, which integrates advanced functionality, performance, safety, and reliability testing protocols optimized for automotive applications.

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Consultation Announced on Kintore Hydrogen Proposals

FuelCellsWorks

Statera Energy will be holding its first round of public consultation next month (April) for its green hydrogen project near Kintore, Aberdeenshire. Following an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Scoping process.

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AgZen Optimizes Crop Spraying, Slashing Pesticide Use in Half

Greentown Labs

There’s a saying for when you’re relying on a high output volume and luck to reach a target: “spray and pray.” And for the agricultural industry, that’s been the literal approach for pesticide application. “We’ve been spraying synthetic chemicals on plants for nearly 80 years, but no one has quantified how much of these chemicals actually end up on the plants—not the chemical companies, not the growers, not the equipment companies, no one,” says Vishnu Jayaprakash , CEO and Co-founder of AgZen ,

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Mosman Oil and Gas Reports Advancements in Helium and Hydrogen Exploration Project

FuelCellsWorks

Mosman Oil and Gas Limited (AIM: MSMN) the hydrocarbon, helium and hydrogen exploration, development, and production company, provides and project update on its Australian project EP 145, (Mosman holds a 100% interest),

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The Brief: Assembling partners for the US’s green bank

Impact Alpha

Greetings Agents of Impact! In today’s Brief: Featured: Deploy! EPA’s new partners plot a $27 billion path to a US green bank. The. The post The Brief: Assembling partners for the US’s green bank appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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