Fri.Apr 12, 2024

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With the mosaHYc Project, Engie Takes a First Step in Its Objective of 700 km of Hydrogen Transport Networks by 2030 in Europe

FuelCellsWorks

The ENGIE Group is delighted with the launch of mosaHYc, a cross-border hydrogen pipeline conversion project between France and Germany. GRTgaz, owned 60/40 with Caisse des Dépôts, announced the final.

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Climate Authority says 75 pct cut in emissions “achievable” as Australia mulls 2035 target

Renew Economy

Climate Change Authority says up to 75 pct emissions cuts by 2035 are achievable, but any more could risk economic and social disruption. The post Climate Authority says 75 pct cut in emissions “achievable” as Australia mulls 2035 target appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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EU Allocates Over €424 Million to Boost Zero-Emission Mobility with 48 Hydrogen Refueling Stations and Electrification of 21 Airports

FuelCellsWorks

The European Commission has earmarked over €424 million to propel zero-emission mobility across the continent, endorsing 42 innovative projects under the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility (AFIF). This significant financial injection.

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Prospective GB News Board Member is Fossil Fuel Investor

DeSmogBlog

A Conservative peer who is expected to join the board of broadcaster GB News has shares in Equinor, the oil and gas multinational behind the Rosebank oil field in the North Sea. According to his parliamentary register of interests, Lord Theodore Agnew has shares of at least £100,000 in Equinor, the Norwegian state-owned energy producer. Equinor has a majority stake in the Rosebank North Sea oil field, which has been dubbed a “carbon bomb” by environmental law charity ClientEarth.

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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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Japan’s 1st Hydrogen and Bio Fuel Hybrid Passenger Ship ‘Hanaria’ Starts Service in Kitakyushu

FuelCellsWorks

TOKYO– Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Takeshi Hashimoto) today announced that the hybrid passenger ship ‘Hanaria‘, which uses hydrogen and biodiesel as fuels, started service in Kitakyushu.

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Nexamp nabs $520M to build community solar across the US

Canary Media

Nexamp , a community solar developer and project owner, has secured a whopping $520 million to install solar arrays around the nation in one of the largest capital raises to date for this growing sector.

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Hydrogen Car Innovation Hits the Track at Spa-Francorchamps

Hydrogen Fuel News

MissionH24 and Alpine Alpenglow Leading the Hydrogen Car Charge The TotalEnergies 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps is poised to mark a technological milestone in auto-racing history on May 11, 2024. Two hydrogen race cars , one electric, the other with a combustion engine, are set to showcase the thrilling potential of clean energy on one of the world’s most storied racetracks.

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Hydrogen and Battery Electric: NREL Analysis Shows Snapshot of the Clean Supply Chain of the Future

FuelCellsWorks

Vast amounts of worldwide emissions can be traced back to the supply chains that provide us with the goods we need. Some studies estimate that they generate up to two-thirds of.

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Chart: Which US states generate the most solar and wind energy?

Canary Media

Renewable energy is surging remarkably in the U.S., with solar and wind power installations springing up across the country. A new report from Climate Central tracks the meteoric growth of these clean energy sources over the past decade, painting a clear picture of which states are emerging as renewable powerhouses.

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Carnegie Mellon University’s Shawn Litster Sub-awardee on $50M of New DOE Hydrogen Projects

FuelCellsWorks

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $750 million in funding for 52 projects(opens in new window) to dramatically reduce the cost of clean hydrogen and reinforce American leadership in the growing.

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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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Draft published on guidelines for geological risk assessment of geothermal in Germany

ThinkGeoEnergy

The Federal Association of Natural Gas, Petroleum, and Geoenergy (BVEG) of Germany and the German Scientific Society for Sustainable Energy Sources, Mobility and Carbon Cycles (DGMK) have published the final draft of the new guidelines for the geological risk assessment of deep geothermal projects. The full guide (in German) can be accessed at the BVEG website.

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Breitling Takes Flight Towards a More Sustainable Future Announcing a Partnership With Climate Impulse, Bertrand Piccard’s Pioneering Green Hydrogen-Powered Airplane Adventure

FuelCellsWorks

Geneva, Switzerland– Breitling, the Swiss luxury watchmaker known for its pioneering spirit in aviation, proudly announces its partnership with Climate Impulse, the latest endeavor of Swiss explorer and climate advocate.

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Grid concerns and domestic manufacturing boost top of Dutch solar industry ahg

PV Tech

PV Tech Premium spoke with analysts about the rejection of phasing out the net metering scheme and the subsidy for manufacturing modules and batteries.

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Xcel, UND Say Midwest Hydrogen ‘Hub’ at Risk From Tax Credit Rules

FuelCellsWorks

A $1 billion federal grant could be in limbo in part because of limits on when companies can receive a hydrogen production tax credit for using nuclear and wind to.

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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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CleanFiber wants to turn millions of tons of cardboard boxes into insulation

TechCrunch: Climate

The startup has raised $28 million to help fund a nationwide expansion of its cardboard-based cellulose building insulation. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Updated Greener Homes program will help make life for many Canadians cleaner and more affordable

Clean Energy Canada

OTTAWA — Joanna Kyriazis, Director of Public Affairs at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement of an updated Greener Homes Affordability Program as part of Canada’s Housing Plan : “The Canada Greener Homes initiative has been hugely popular with Canadians, and it’s easy to understand why: switching to clean energy and improving the efficiency of one’s home is a great way to save money every month.

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Webinar – High-res seismic fault extraction for geothermal, 18 April 2024

ThinkGeoEnergy

Registration is currently open for a webinar to be hosted by the Australian Geothermal Association on “Finding flow and mitigating induced seismicity in geothermal projects through Hi-res Seismic Fault Extraction.” Attendance is free for all. The details of the event are as follows: Date: 18 April 2024, 5:30 to 6:30 PM AWST Speaker: Ralf Opperman, Director, OPPtimal Resource Solutions Registration: Register via this link Geothermal energy has the potential to play a very important

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EU Battery Passport ‘will help reduce procurement and recycling costs’

Energy Storage News

The forthcoming introduction of the European Union (EU) Battery Passport could result in a 2-10% reduction in procurement costs, according to the consortium tasked with its implementation.

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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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GDC launches 5-year plan for geothermal development in Kenya

ThinkGeoEnergy

Kenya’s state-owned geothermal developer Geothermal Development Company has launched its 2023-2027 Strategic Plan that outlines the company’s goals, initiatives, and vision for the next five years. The Strategic Plan was officially launched in a special event with GDC’s Board of Directors and top officials in attendance, as well as the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Hon.

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Friday Briefing: Tapping the power of DERs, and not a total eclipse of the BESS

Energy Storage News

This Friday Briefing takes a look at how residential battery storage and other DERs can be a force for the greater grid.

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Thames Water shareholders backed away over regulator’s debt demands

Financial Times: Energy

Investors calculated that it would take £8bn of fresh equity to comply with Ofwat conditions

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Open source generative ML model unveiled for energy system planning

Smart Energy International

Researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed an open source, publicly available generative machine learning model to simulate future energy-climate impacts to assist energy system planning. Known as the Super-Resolution for Renewable Energy Resource Data with Climate Change Impacts (Sup3rCC), the open source model uses generative machine learning to produce downscaled future climate data sets that are available to the public at

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The Week’s Jobs: April 12, 2024

Impact Alpha

Foundations, private equity investors and fund managers are on the hunt for impact talent around the world. Just this week: US Jobs Impact Engine. The post The Week’s Jobs: April 12, 2024 appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Environmental Groups React to Final Rule for Oil and Gas Leasing on Federal Lands

NRDC onEarth

Bureau of Land Management finalizes rule that will limit speculation, improve taxpayer returns, hold industry accountable, and lay the foundation for action on greenhouse gas emissions

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Mytilineos and PPC Group in 2GW, €2.2 billion SE Europe PV partnership

PV Tech

Greek renewables developer Mytilineos and regional utility PPC Group have signed a new deal to develop and construct 2GW of solar PV assets in Southeastern Europe.

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London elections: Sadiq Khan launches 10-point climate plan

Business Green

Mayor of London launches updated plan for 'greening' London today, as Labour looks to bolster climate credentials

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Growth in oil use slows, IEA says, as prices hit $90 a barrel

Financial Times: Energy

Paris-based group trims forecasts, in sharp divergence with producers’ cartel Opec

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Fluence to build 35MW/100MWh BESS for Engie in the Netherlands

Energy Storage News

Battery energy storage system (BESS) integrator Fluence will provide 35MW/100MWh of its technology to utility and IPP Engie for a project in the Netherlands.

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The KJ Show Episode 83: The Carbon Tax Man Cometh

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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Nelnet Renewable Energy Sharpens Focus on Commercial Solar

Solar Industry

Nelnet Renewable Energy has shifted in its solar EPC operations to focus exclusively on the commercial market. “Nelnet is committed to being an industry leading commercial solar EPC contractor and consultant with resources, knowledge and people to deliver high quality projects and solutions for our customers,” says Jim Kruger, Nelnet chief financial officer.

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A Forgotten April Climate Day (It's Not Earth Day)

Energy Central

On April 27, 1882, thousands of people gathered in the City of Cincinnati to celebrate a newly declared state holiday that unbeknownst to them recognized and celebrated something that is in play today as a major factor to address climate change. There was a parade with marching bands, and seven thousand uniformed girls and boys from thirty school districts marching as part of it.

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Impact MBAs: Raising up the next impact leaders (video)

Impact Alpha

The winner of a contest to sharpen the impact lens of students through deal sourcing and diligence was a team from London Business. The post Impact MBAs: Raising up the next impact leaders (video) appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Italy had 2,022 MW/3,836 MWh of new distributed energy storage capacity in 2023

EnergyTrend

Italy had 2,022 MW/3,836 MWh of new distributed energy storage capacity in 2023 AttheendofDecember,Italyhadacumulativedistributedstoragecapacityof3,367MW/6,645MWh.Themajorityofstoragesystems,totaling516,475units,werepoweredbylithi.

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