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The Future on Four Wheels: Advanced Technologies Driving Electric UTVs

The Environmental Blog

As the world leans towards more sustainable transportation options, electric utility vehicle (UTV) is gaining significant traction. These vehicles are not just replacing their gas-guzzling counterparts; they are redefining what utility vehicles can do thanks to advanced technologies. These technologies are enhancing everything from operational efficiency to environmental sustainability, heralding a new era in the utility vehicle sector.

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Australia’s ultra cost solar goal could change everything about the grid

Renew Economy

CSIRO says solar is easily the cheapest form of power generation, but ARENA says it could be much, much cheaper by the end of the decade. The post Australia’s ultra cost solar goal could change everything about the grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Diversity is key! How linguistic diversity can help sustainability science

Ideas 4 Sustainability

We all know that diversity is important in many aspects of our lives. Politics, nature, social contacts, experiences – even in nutrition. Followingly, we also need diversity in science and knowledge production. But most of scientific literature is English, although other languages also have a lot to say. But why?

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Mining giants look to dump gas and diesel in Australia’s most fossil dependent grid

Renew Economy

The Pilbara iron ore mines have created immense wealth. Now they are about to embark on a rapid transition from fossil fuels to renewables. The post Mining giants look to dump gas and diesel in Australia’s most fossil dependent grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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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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Steven Chu: ‘Wall Street analysts are totally amoral’ on climate

Financial Times: Energy

Barack Obama’s former energy secretary discusses the forces and technologies slowing the energy transition

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Engie offers $1000 energy bill rebates to neighbours of wind and solar projects

Renew Economy

French energy giant offers big discount on energy bills to communities close to proposed wind and solar projects. The post Engie offers $1000 energy bill rebates to neighbours of wind and solar projects appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Another wind drought pulls combined renewables output below last year

Renew Economy

The last few days have seen another so-called wind energy "drought" - the second in as many months. What does it all mean? The post Another wind drought pulls combined renewables output below last year appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Plans to decarbonise grid hampered by connection delays and market uncertainty, MPs warn

Business Green

Ahead of the end of Parliament, the Environmental Audit Committee called on the next government to urgently publish a detailed grid electrification strategy

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Zen to collaborate with Mitsubishi on green hydrogen opportunities in Australia

Renew Economy

A green hydrogen subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation has signed up Zen Energy to collaborate on renewable hydrogen opportunities. The post Zen to collaborate with Mitsubishi on green hydrogen opportunities in Australia appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Automakers electrify Brazil’s unique sugarcane cars

Financial Times: Energy

Manufacturers are betting on ‘flex-fuel hybrid’ as South American nation charts alternative path to decarbonisation

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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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Offshore wind was born in the 70s oil crisis. It comes to Australia in the climate crisis

Renew Economy

The first offshore wind farm was a crisis-response, not a hippie-gone-bonkers gimmick. Now, in Australia, it will be crucial to usher out coal. The post Offshore wind was born in the 70s oil crisis. It comes to Australia in the climate crisis appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Abu Dhabi conglomerate embarks on flurry of mining deals

Financial Times: Energy

Business owned by $240bn IHC broke into market last year with acquisition of a major Zambian copper mine

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White elephant or game changer? 5 non-negotiables to ensure Made in Australia is a success

Renew Economy

Industrial strategy is part and parcel of government policy. New research on past approaches suggest five “non-negotiables” for success. The post White elephant or game changer? 5 non-negotiables to ensure Made in Australia is a success appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Reaching for Mach 5, Powered by Clean Fuel

Energy Central

aviation Destinus’ ultimate goal is to bring a hypersonic passenger vehicle to market. Riccardo Bunt, a flight dynamics engineer at Destinus, explains: “Instead of going from zero to a full product in one cycle, we’ve taken an incremental approach to their development” “As a startup with many ideas, there’s no clear path to follow.

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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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Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - U.S. Department of Energy Announces Winners of 2024 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition

Global Renewable News

The U.S. Department of Energy today (May 23) announced the winners of the 2024 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC). The University of New Hampshire was the overall winne.

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OGA | Green Hydrogen, Bacton

Energy Central

OGA | Green Hydrogen, Bacton The UK North Sea Transition Authority commissioned a future vision for the Southern North Sea and Bacton considering the potential role of hydrogen in supporting the delivery of Maximising Economic Recovery and Net Zero. The study area, which is described as the Bacton Catchment Area (“BCA”) comprises the Southern North Sea, and the onshore areas.

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Geothermal Development Company - GDC lands € 5 M grant for Baringo-Silali project

Global Renewable News

GDC has received a major boost after landing a EUR 5 million (KES 718,469,550) grant from the just-launched Green Resilient Electricity System Programme for Kenya. The GDC vote is part of the EUR 20 m.

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Bacton - Balgzand. North Sea Pipeline

Energy Central

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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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XGS Energy - Geothermal Innovator XGS Energy Completes Oversubscribed $20M Capital Raise

Global Renewable News

XGS Energy, an innovator in next-generation geothermal energy technology, today (May 21) announced that it has completed $20 million in additional Series A financing. The final close was led by Valo.

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Climate change is fuelling turbulence and posing threats to South Asian aviation

Eco-Business

Experts highlight links between rising temperatures, carbon emissions and increased likelihood of clear air turbulence – an unexpected and severe form of turbulence that can result in serious injuries.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA announces nearly $240 million for new fish passage projects

Global Renewable News

Today (May 22), the Department of Commerce and NOAA are recommending nearly $240 million in funding, and an additional $38 million in future funding, to support 46 new fish passage projects throug.

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Relax regional coal phase-out ambitions, Asean energy report urges

Eco-Business

Southeast Asia’s green finance rulebook should not hinge on a global net-zero pathway more suited for rich nations, and should call for a slower “phase-down”, says an intergovernmental think tank.

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European Marine Energy Centre - UK Government supports EMEC growth plans

Global Renewable News

The UK Government has announced a new £4.6 million support package for the UK's islands, £3 million of which will be awarded to the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) over two yea.

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Rural India's economic distress poses post-election challenge

Eco-Business

Once the election results are in, deepening hardship in Indian villages will need policy action on jobs and climate, analysts say.

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Utah FORGE - Utah FORGE Successfully Completes Stimulation and Circulation Tests - Establishing Effective Communication

Global Renewable News

Highlights Enhanced connectivity between two wells achieved No induced seismicity greater than magnitude 1.9 Culmination of extensive collaboration between geoscientists and engineers.

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Climate Campaigners Must Understand the Implications of June’s Critical European Parliamentary Elections

DeSmogBlog

Climate campaigners should be thinking about the likely headlines coming out of the important European Parliament elections taking place from June 6-9. The Parliament passes EU legislation alongside the Council of Ministers (representing EU Member State governments) following formulation by the European Commission in the EU’s tripartite rule-making system.

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Havfram - Havfram awarded contract by Iberdrola for Windanker project

Global Renewable News

Havfram has signed a contract with Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at their Windanker project in the Baltic Sea. The agreement covers transport and installation suppo.

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Franklin’s Charging Shows Us What EV Charging As A Small Business Looks Like

CleanTechnica

When it comes to both gas stations and EV charging, the big names get most of the attention. Tesla, Electrify America, EVgo, and others are what people think of first for EV charging, largely because just about everyone has either charged at one or seen one. But, on the gas. [continued] The post Franklin’s Charging Shows Us What EV Charging As A Small Business Looks Like appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority - DEWA signs MOU with Parkin to increase the number of ‘EV Green Charger' stations in Dubai

Global Renewable News

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Parkin, the largest supplier of paid public parking facilities in Dubai, to expand the number of the EV.

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World Premiere: Software République Unveils Its “U1st Vision” Concept “A First in Citizen-Centric Mobile Services with a Focus on Health”

CleanTechnica

Software République’s “U1st Vision” technology demonstrator hails a new era, moving from ‘mobility services’ to ‘services being mobile’. The “U1st Vision” modular concept vehicle, and the associated planning and monitoring tools, have been designed to help public actors and private service providers in the delivery of new proximity services. The. [continued] The post World Premiere: Software République Unveils Its “U1st Vision” Concept “A First in Citizen-Centric Mobile Services with a Focus on

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Ameresco, Inc. - Ameresco Entered into a $249M (196.5 million GBP) Contract and Long-Term Service (O&M) Agreement with Atlantic Green for One of the UK's Largest Battery Energy Storage Projects

Global Renewable News

Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, today (May 23) announced that Ameresco and Envision Energy have been chosen by Atla.

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How Federal Clean Energy Dollars Are Supporting First Responders

CleanTechnica

Boosted by clean energy tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act, a net-zero energy public safety center in McFarland, Wisconsin is benefiting firefighters, police officers, and the wider community. As a firefighter and paramedic, Ginger Conroy knows a thing or two about conserving energy. 24-hour shifts — followed by 48. [continued] The post How Federal Clean Energy Dollars Are Supporting First Responders appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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EDP Renewables - EDP reinforces investment in Australia through 1.3 GW wind offshore capacity awarded to Ocean Winds

Global Renewable News

The Australian Government awarded Ocean Winds, EDP Renewables and Engie's joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy, a license to potentially develop up to 1.3 GW off the coast of Gippsl.