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Jobs in nature and biodiversity are increasing – here are 14 of the most interesting

GreenBiz

A growing number of companies, in the United States as well as Europe, have created positions to support nature and biodiversity.

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Battery storage is about to overtake global capacity of pumped hydro

Renew Economy

Battery storage is often dismissed as an "immature" technology, not ready for a renewables dominated grid. But within a year it is likely to overtake pumped hydro, and still has big advances ahead. The post Battery storage is about to overtake global capacity of pumped hydro appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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How Lowe's is using supplier education to tackle Scope 3 emissions

GreenBiz

The home improvement giant has doubled the number of suppliers reporting emissions

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Huge concrete pour paves way for 122 turbines at Australia’s largest wind project

Renew Economy

With an average of three turbine foundations poured each week, Golden Plains wind farm's huge concrete pour is complete. The post Huge concrete pour paves way for 122 turbines at Australia’s largest wind project 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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Jobs in nature and biodiversity are increasing – here’s are 14 of the most interesting

GreenBiz

A growing number of companies, in the United States as well as Europe, have created positions to support nature and biodiversity

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Hydrexia and Lestari Form Strategic Partnership for Hydrogen Development

FuelCellsWorks

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and SHANGHAI— Hydrexia Holding Limited (Hydrexia), a leading integrated hydrogen solution provider in China and Lestari H2GaaS Sdn Bhd (LHSB), a renewable energy and hydrogen technology commercialization arm of Petroliam Nasional Berhad.

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“There is so much fallout:” Locals challenge watchdog over coal mine pollution

Renew Economy

Residents living near a NSW coalmine are challenging an environmental watchdog's decision to renew its licence without limiting methane and particle pollution. The post “There is so much fallout:” Locals challenge watchdog over coal mine pollution appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Climate policy outlook: High-speed rail finally breaks ground in the U.S.

GreenBiz

This week’s most important climate policy stories.

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How Texas became the hottest grid battery market in the country

Canary Media

On the warm spring night of April 28, Houston had a problem. Denizens of the most populous region in Texas were cranking up air conditioning to beat the early burst of summery heat.

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Horizon Achieves Scientific Breakthrough in new AEM Technology: It’s a Game-Changer for the Cost of Green Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

Singapore– After close to 20 years of scientific research into both fuel cell and electrolyser membranes, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies is announcing a scientific breakthrough in Anion Exchange Membrane technology.

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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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Bigger in Texas: Inside the hottest grid battery market in the US

Renew Economy

Battery developers love Texas' freewheeling ERCOT system, and all the new energy storage is helping to bolster the grid. But will the good times last? The post Bigger in Texas: Inside the hottest grid battery market in the US appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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24 Hours of Le Mans: The Ligier JS2 RH2 Hydrogen Powered Prototype Racecar, An Illustration of the Sustainable Future of Motorsport

FuelCellsWorks

Racing performance: The Ligier JS2 RH2 passes high-speed tests at over 280 km/h. The robustness and continued performance of the hydrogen systems have been validated over a distance of more.

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Italian energy giant completes construction of its newest solar farm in Victoria

Renew Economy

Italian energy giant completes construction of its fourth solar project in Australia. The post Italian energy giant completes construction of its newest solar farm in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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China’s First 100-Kilogram Vehicle-Mounted Liquid Hydrogen System Was Successfully Developed

FuelCellsWorks

China Launches “Track 1000” Liquid Hydrogen System to Boost Heavy Truck Range New System Aims to Transform Hydrogen Transport with Extended Range and Cost Efficiency On May 10, in Beijing,

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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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B.C.’s extended heat pump program meets the moment

Clean Energy Canada

VICTORIA — Evan Pivnick, clean energy program manager at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the announcement of B.C.’s extended heart pump program. “The cost of living in B.C. is feeling higher than ever, and the energy bills British Columbians pay for fossil fuels are no small part of this. That is why today’s announcement of up to $255 million in joint federal and provincial funding to help make heat pumps more accessible is such welcome news.

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Maris Fiducia Team Up With HAV Hydrogen, Norwegian Hydrogen and Ankerbeer for Zero Emission Bulk Shipping

FuelCellsWorks

Maris Fiducia Norway has entered into cooperation agreements with maritime technology company HAV Hydrogen and the hydrogen producer and distributor Norwegian Hydrogen with the objective of developing, building and operating.

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Landmark transmission reform could dramatically speed US energy transition

Canary Media

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a sweeping reform to transmission grid planning, one that proponents say is a major, much-needed win for the effort to transition the country’s power sector away from fossil fuels.

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Cost of “just transition” from coal cheaper than cost of carbon

Renew Economy

A group of European researchers has calculated the total compensation planned for workers affected by the transition away from coal and found that it is either consistent with or lower than existing carbon prices within areas like the European Union. However, the research only calculated those countries with existing coal phase-out plans that have included […] The post Cost of “just transition” from coal cheaper than cost of carbon 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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QUANTRON Announces a New Strategic Partnership With R&B AbfallTechnik During IFAT 2024

FuelCellsWorks

Quantron AG and R&B AbfallTechnik GmbH Co. KG join forces in sustainable transportation and waste collection logistics to pioneer advanced clean solutions for alternatively fuelled waste collection vehicles The partnership.

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Squadron gets approval for gas generator and electrolyser to back up Forrest’s wind and solar plans

Renew Economy

Andrew Forrest's Squadron Energy wins planning approval for a gas firming generator near Dubbo to support its planned wind and solar projects. The post Squadron gets approval for gas generator and electrolyser to back up Forrest’s wind and solar plans appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New Mexico Governor Seeks Hydrogen Investment With Trip to Netherlands

FuelCellsWorks

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The governor of New Mexico has announced plans to court new investments in hydrogen fuel development at a business summit in the Netherlands over the.

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Why US offshore wind power is struggling – the good, the bad and the opportunity

Renew Economy

A wave of project cancellations and rising costs have raised doubts over the future of offshore wind in the US. So, what happened – and can the industry recover? The post Why US offshore wind power is struggling – the good, the bad and the opportunity appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Cepsa Selects Thyssenkrupp Nucera as Preferred Supplier of a 300-MW Electrolyzer for Green Hydrogen Plant in Spain

FuelCellsWorks

thyssenkrupp nucera has received an award to provide a basic engineering design package, utilizing scalum® modules, for a new green hydrogen plant Integration of a 300-MW electrolyzer featuring alkaline water.

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Presidio County, Texas shows promise for geothermal development

ThinkGeoEnergy

Researchers from the the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at the University of Texas, Austin has identified the the border region of Presidio County in Texas as a promising site for geothermal development. The results of the study were presented to the Presidio Municipal Development District (PMDD), whose members expressed excitement over the findings and encouraged progress to the project’s next steps.

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Air Baltic Partners with Fokker Next Gen to Explore Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft Potential

FuelCellsWorks

Fokker Next Gen is developing a clean sheet 120-150 seat narrowbody aircraft, powered by liquid hydrogen combustion, with a range of up to 2,500 km. Entry into service is planned.

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Fire at huge aquatic centre rooftop solar system causes evacuations at major carnival

Renew Economy

NSW Fire and Rescue is looking into the cause of a fire that engulfed panels of a 1.3MW rooftop solar system at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. The post Fire at huge aquatic centre rooftop solar system causes evacuations at major carnival appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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World Energy GH2 and Vortex Energy Corp Announce Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Hydrogen and Green Energy Storage Solutions in Newfoundland & Labrador

FuelCellsWorks

Vortex and World Energy GH2 to collaborate, combining their collective expertise to actively pursue sustainable energy solutions in Newfoundland & Labrador. VANCOUVER, British Columbia– Vortex Energy Corp. (“Vortex” or the.

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SwitchedOn Podcast: The problem with community batteries

Renew Economy

Tristan Edis, from Green Energy Markets, explains why helping network operators install community batteries is not the best return on investment. The post SwitchedOn Podcast: The problem with community batteries appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Belgian Hydrogen Council, NLHydrogen, and the German National Hydrogen Council Sign Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding to Advance the Hydrogen Economy in Europe

FuelCellsWorks

Rotterdam– The Belgian Hydrogen Council (BHC), NLHydrogen (NLH), and the German National Hydrogen Council (Nationaler Wasserstoffrat, NWR) have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on May 13, 2024, solidifying.

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Why VC investors need a 1.5°C goal for responsible tech

Impact Alpha

Like the 1.5°C goal for climate, responsible tech needs a clear North Star to guide investments and innovations. To build an ecosystem of. The post Why VC investors need a 1.5°C goal for responsible tech appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Idemitsu Makes $114 Million Investment in HIF Global to Develop eFuels

FuelCellsWorks

The Japanese large energy company Idemitsu Kosan will acquire a stake in HIF Global. HIF Global continues to actively expand its eFuels projects in USA, Australia, Chile, and Uruguay. HOUSTON.

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US DOE seeks feedback on energy storage safety training, manufacturing challenges

Energy Storage News

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued Requests for Information (RFIs) on safety training for energy storage systems, and how to tackle manufacturing design challenges.

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Oman Commands the Global Stage at the World Hydrogen Summit 2024

FuelCellsWorks

Oman showcases bold national energy transition roadmap. Over USD 49 billion investments in Oman’s hydrogen sector Oman is on target to deliver over a million tons of green hydrogen production.

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