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6 ways to tackle the damage plastics are doing

GreenBiz

Emissions from plastic are on the verge of exceeding those from cars — yet companies often don’t include plastic in their net-zero strategies. At Circularity 24, a panel of experts gave advice on how to reduce corporate dependency on plastic waste.

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Circular packaging solution among winners of Isle of Man Innovation Challenge

Envirotec Magazine

Thirteen finalists from around the world presented their solutions in the areas of FinTech, Data and AI and Cleantech to a panel of experts at the Isle of Man’s Innovation Challenge Finale event. The winners across the four categories were: Cleantech : Re-Universe is said to be “revolutionising packaging”, with its innovative return and reuse systems.

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The week in climate policy: 4 updates you need to know

GreenBiz

New York is charging fossil fuel companies for climate change; California sues Big Oil for greenwashing and misleading consumers.

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New Zealand’s First Green Hydrogen Fast Refuelling Station Begins Commercial Operation

FuelCellsWorks

To develop a hydrogen supply chain in the country OBAYASHI CORPORATION (hereinafter referred to as the “Company,” Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Kenji Hasuwa) commenced operations of a green.

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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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Meet the Stripe Exec Who Leads a $1 Billion Carbon Removal Fund

GreenBiz

Digital payments company Stripe started funding early-stage carbon removal technology companies in 2020. Two years later, the women behind that strategy masterminded the launch of Frontier, a $1 billion carbon removal buyers group co-founded with Alphabet, McKinsey, Meta and Shopify.

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UAE’s ADDED Partners With Broaden Energy to Establish $272.2 Million Hydrogen Manufacturing Hub in Abu Dhabi

FuelCellsWorks

The new investment will create new job opportunities and stimulate economic development through innovative industrial solutions. The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has partnered with Broaden Energy to launch the.

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Everfuel Submits Project Proposal for Large H2 Production Project, Uniquely Positioned for the Coming Danish-German H2 Pipeline

FuelCellsWorks

Herning, Denmark–Everfuel A/S is pleased to announce that it has submitted a project proposal for the phased development of up to 2 GW green hydrogen production capacity at the Revsing.

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Offshore wind zone shrunk and pushed further out to sea to protect penguins, reefs and whales

Renew Economy

A new offshore wind farm zone will be just two-thirds of its original proposed size and further off the coast to protect little penguins, rocky reefs and the southern right whale. The post Offshore wind zone shrunk and pushed further out to sea to protect penguins, reefs and whales appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Another Hydrogen Bus Order: Client From German Gummersbach

FuelCellsWorks

Solaris Bus & Coach has received another order for hydrogen buses. This time, the zero-emission Solaris buses, totaling 15 units, will strengthen the public transport fleet in the German city of Gummersbach. The hydrogen-powered Urbino 12 hydrogen buses.

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Conservative Party Received 40 Percent of its Donations from Fossil Fuel Interests in First Week of Campaign

DeSmogBlog

The Conservative Party accepted £225,000 in donations from firms and individuals with financial interests in oil and gas during the first week of the general election campaign, DeSmog and Democracy for Sale can reveal. Rishi Sunak’s party was given £575,000 from 30 May, when Parliament was dissolved, to 5 June, official figures show. This included £75,000 from Alasdair Locke, an oil, gas and motor fuel executive, £50,000 from Lord Stanley Fink, who has shares in the oil and gas supermajor Shell,

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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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U.S. Department of Energy Invests Over $9 Million to Advance Hydrogen Technology That Converts Waste to Clean Energy

FuelCellsWorks

WASHINGTON, D.C– The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) today announced six projects selected to receive approximately $9.3 million in federal funding to develop.

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Grassroots Action Against Polluted Skies: How Jakarta’s Urban Villages Tackle Air Pollution 

The City Fix

On a Sunday afternoon in September 2023, a group of about 30 individuals, including a group of mostly female neighbors from nine kampungs (a common term for “urban villages” or “informal settlements” across multiple languages and nations in Southeast Asia).

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Gold Hydrogen Aims to Produce Naturally Occurring Hydrogen at Less Than $1 Per Kilogram

FuelCellsWorks

Another big media house has covered Gold Hydrogen’s successful testing regime on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula. Global media company Forbes picked up on this week’s results to the ASX, which.

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Stem, Prometheus complete first of three 2024 BESS projects for Arizona co-ops

Energy Storage News

System integrator Stem Inc and developer Prometheus Power have deployed the first of three co-located BESS projects in Arizona for utilities in the AEPCO co-operative.

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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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German Chancellor Scholz Meets With Hydrogen Council CEOs; Sends Strong Message of Support for Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

BERLIN–“Germany is a strong industrial nation with global leading companies in future areas. For a successful ramp-up of the hydrogen economy, strong private sector engagement is needed. So our message.

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Hydrogen Aviation | The Essentials

Energy Central

All you need to know about Hydrogen Aviation! Join us for an informative session on the hydrogen and it's potentials in aviation on 9th July 2024. Learn about the latest advancements, key benefits, and future prospects of hydrogen-powered aircraft. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with industry professional. Hosted by internationally respected.

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Inaugural Taiwan-Poland Hydrogen Cooperation Meeting Initiates Bilateral Energy Dialogue

FuelCellsWorks

In 2023, Taiwan and Poland signed an MoU on establishing a hydrogen energy cooperation working group, and the Energy Administration of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, and the Ministry.

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New York State Legislative Session Wraps Up: What’s In and What’s Out?

NRDC onEarth

In the wake of the 2024 New York State Legislative session, we celebrate victories and grapple with political challenges.

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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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Volue to Deliver Its Simulation and Control Room Service to Nordic Ren-Gas

FuelCellsWorks

Volue, a leader in technologies and services that enable its customers to succeed in the energy transition, has signed a deal with the leading e-methane and hydrogen developer Nordic Ren-Gas.

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TOPDON USA partners with Electrify EVSE for EV charger distribution and installation

Charged

New Jersey-headquartered TOPDON USA, an EVSE and specialty equipment supplier, has partnered with Georgia-headquartered EV charging station contractor Electrify EVSE, which will serve as national distributor, installer and service provider for the TOPDON EVSE Charger Division. TOPDON’s chargers include its PulseQ line of AC Level 2 chargers, which offers maximum power outputs ranging from 7.2 kW (32 A) to 11.6 kW (48 A).

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Explorer Bertrand Piccard Shares Round-the-World Hydrogen Flight Plans: Video

FuelCellsWorks

Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard has a new innovative aviation project up his sleeve. Together with his co-pilot André Borschberg, Piccard made headlines in 2016 after completing a global circumnavigation on.

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Yara International jumps on the green hydrogen decarbonization bandwagon

Hydrogen Fuel News

The largest fertilizer maker in Europe has opened a water electrolysis plant in Norway. Yara International ASA, the top fertilizer maker in Europe, opened a green hydrogen production plant in Norway as part of its efforts to decarbonize the fertilizer production process, which typically uses natural gas as a feedstock. Renewable hydrogen can help cut emissions.

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Fallback Friday Story: Getech Secures Three Contracts to Locate Natural Hydrogen Sources for Clients

FuelCellsWorks

Announcement of Joint Natural Hydrogen Exploration Agreement and Two Further Natural Hydrogen Exploration Contracts. Getech, a world-leading locator of subsurface resources, is pleased to announce three separate contract wins related.

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Swift Solar nabs $27M to chase solar efficiency holy grail: perovskites

Canary Media

Generating clean electricity from solar photovoltaic technology is the success story of the clean energy transition so far, but entrepreneurs and investors are still plumbing the science for improved performance and cost.

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Natural Hydrogen: First Reports Are Released on the Potential of This Emerging Resource

FuelCellsWorks

A research team led by Professor Jasmin Raymond takes stock of the situation in Quebec. Natural hydrogen, a gas found everywhere on our planet, is the subject of growing interest.

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Ameren Missouri acquires 150MW PV plant in Illinois

PV Tech

US renewable energy project developer Ameren Missouri has acquired a 150MW solar PV project in the state of Illinois.

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Raw sewage may have been discharged illegally during almost 6,000 'dry spills', new analysis alleges

Business Green

BBC investigation finds evidence of thousands of sewage discharges during dry weather conducted by every major English water company in 2022

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Ørsted commissions 518MW solar-plus-wind project in Texas

PV Tech

Ørsted has commissioned its Helena Energy Center in the US state of Texas, a 518MW co-located solar and wind project.

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Three dimensions to finance the EU energy transition

Smart Energy International

In this week’s edition of Smart Energy’s Power Playbook, Yusuf Latief explores three dimensions industry needs to work around when considering the not-so-insignificant number of euros necessary for Europe to finance its energy transition. Excluding transportation, Europe’s energy system investment needs to equate to approximately €660 billion ($712.6 billion) per year.

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A new era: Say goodbye to 182 and align with 210, standardization becomes a new driving force for photovoltaic cost reduction and efficiency improvement

EnergyTrend

A new era: Say goodbye to 182 and align with 210, standardization becomes a new driving force for photovoltaic cost reduction and efficiency improvement Costreductionandefficiencyimprovementarethemainthemesofthephotovoltaicindustry.Alllinksintheindustrychaincannotavoidthesefourwords.Sizeupgradeandstand.

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OPEC is Trying to Outlast The Shale Boom

R-Squared Energy

Since 2008, the shale boom has grown U.S. oil production by about 9 million barrels per day. In the early days of the shale boom, when it wasn’t clear whether this development would have a significant impact, it was largely ignored by OPEC. By late 2014, as U.S. oil production growth was approaching 5 million BPD, OPEC decided they could no longer ignore it.

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Ricardo teams with Wuzheng to develop electric agricultural machinery

Charged

UK-headquartered engineering consultancy Ricardo has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer Wuzheng to research and develop powertrains for electric tractors and agricultural machinery. The companies will work together to investigate new technologies and more efficient powertrains for Wuzheng’s agricultural machinery equipment product range.

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Austria making €18 million available for medium-scale energy storage projects

Energy Storage News

Some €17.9 million (US$19 million) in grants will be made available for 'medium size' distributed-scale energy storage projects projects in Austria.

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