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“Hydrotug 1 Is the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tugboat”

FuelCellsWorks

Port of Antwerp-Bruges climate neutral by 2050 The Port of Antwerp-Bruges is looking to position itself as Europe’s green energy gateway and aims to be climate neutral by 2050. To.

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Coalition’s brave nuke world a much harder sell after new CSIRO report

The Guardian: Energy

The agency’s GenCost analysis says a first nuclear plant for Australia would deliver power ‘no sooner than 2040’ and could cost more than $16bn Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast The Coalition’s pitch on nuclear energy for Australia has had two recurring themes: the electricity will be cheap and it could be deployed within a decade.

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Florida to repeal clean energy goals, citing new law deleting climate change mentions

TechXplore

The Florida Office of Energy is planning to repeal goals for utilities statewide to transition to cleaner energy, including that 100% of the state's energy come from renewable sources by 2050.

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Bowen accuses Dutton of dodging proposed nuclear sites

Renew Economy

Chris Bowen accuses Opposition leader Peter Dutton of avoiding some of the electorates flagged as possible sites for nuclear power plants. The post Bowen accuses Dutton of dodging proposed nuclear sites 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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Virtual power plant services model to pool utility assets

Smart Energy International

Solnet Group, a European project planner of commercial & industrial solar installations, is launching virtual power plant (VPP) services for solar companies in the balancing markets. The Finnish company’s Solnet Manager platform will allow commercial and industrial solar utilities and energy storages to join a collective pool of VPPs, enabling them to participate in balancing markets, contribute to greater grid stability and earn additional revenue.

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Can you extract hydrogen gas from the air?

Hydrogen Fuel News

Researchers are always looking for cleaner and greener ways to source H2 While hydrogen gas can be a very clean fuel in that it can power zero-emission vehicles, machinery and generators, its production is not necessarily the most emission-free process. Seeking a zero-carbon supply chain Among the cleanest ways to produce hydrogen gas for use in fuel cells and H2 internal combustion engines is to use renewable energy (from sources such as wind and solar) to power electrolysis, which splits water

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This double-hydrogen engine uses a curious gas: 340 hp and a detail that no one can explain

Hydrogen Fuel News

Some car manufacturers believe it’s too soon to write off the internal combustion engine. Toyota, for instance, is confident that it can be adapted to burn hydrogen instead of fossil fuels, significantly reducing emissions. Alpine is also joining those who are making engines more sustainable. Alpine’s new development Meanwhile, Alpine is developing a hydrogen-powered engine, exemplified by their new Alpenglow Hy4 hypercar, which features this advanced power plant.

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Just Stop Oil ‘alienates people’ from its cause, says Ed Miliband

The Guardian: Energy

Labour shadow energy security secretary agrees climate crisis is emergency but ‘massively questions’ activist group’s tactics The climate activist group Just Stop Oil is “alienating people” from its cause, Ed Miliband said at the Hay festival. Speaking at a Q&A at the event via a video call from his constituency in Doncaster, the shadow secretary of state for energy security and net zero responded to an audience member who said she had been driven to support Just Stop Oil because she felt “s

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Technology for slashing nuclear power plant waste wins Swiss backing

Financial Times: Energy

‘Nuclear transmutation’ could cut highly radioactive waste by 80%, says national body

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Project Union | UK Hydrogen Grid update

Energy Central

Project Union | UK Hydrogen Grid update Integrating the recent ARUP Hydrogen export report into the extant CRAL overview [link] Hydrogen Networks

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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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‘EV is boring, it’s all solved’: Why an Irish battery company is going off-road

Financial Times: Energy

Xerotech is pushing into the small but growing market to electrify trucks, diggers and other heavy vehicles

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Maine establishes commission on resilience and rebuilding infrastructure

Smart Energy International

Governor Janet Mills signed an executive order to establish a new commission that will develop the State of Maine’s first plan for long-term infrastructure resilience. The creation of the commission follows several severe storms, including in December 2023 and January 2024 that caused an estimated $90 million in damage to public infrastructure across the state.

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BlackRock pushed Anglo to extend talks with BHP

Financial Times: Energy

FTSE 100 group rebuffed third takeover proposal for mining megamerger

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$25 Million to Lower Home Energy Bills for American Families

CleanTechnica

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda is Building Up a Clean Energy Workforce, Advancing Innovative Energy Saving Technologies, and Helping Low-Income Households Save Money on Home Energy Costs WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced 13. [continued] The post $25 Million to Lower Home Energy Bills for American Families appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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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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Redwood Partners with Ultium Cells

CleanTechnica

At Redwood, our process involves sourcing end-of-life batteries and production scrap as well as raw materials and then recycling, refining, and remanufacturing these feedstocks into critical battery materials for North American cell manufacturers at gigafactory-scale. Redwood is now working with Ultium Cells LLC—the joint battery cell manufacturing venture between General.

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Publishing On Cement Decarbonization Brings Challenges, Corrections And More Approaches

CleanTechnica

A few days ago I went deep on cement again, using an assessment of the processes of American clean cement startups Sublime Systems and Brimstone to define the scope and magnitude of the problem, the chemistry and energy requirements of cement, why fixing it is critically important, and incidentally evaluate. [continued] The post Publishing On Cement Decarbonization Brings Challenges, Corrections And More Approaches appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Bill McKibben Thinks Climate Change Is The Key To A Biden Win In November

CleanTechnica

Bill McKibben has some advice for Joe Biden: Make climate change the centerpiece of your re-election campaign. The post Bill McKibben Thinks Climate Change Is The Key To A Biden Win In November appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Is The Chevy Equinox The Affordable EV We’ve Been Waiting For?

CleanTechnica

The Chevy Equinox EV presentation that I recently attended in Michigan emphasized the value of GM’s new crossover. In this piece, I compare the Chevy Equinox EV to its leading competitors. Chevy’s Presentation GM executives made the point that the reason they were coming out with the Equinox EV, Blazer. [continued] The post Is The Chevy Equinox The Affordable EV We’ve Been Waiting For?

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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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Biden’s 100% China EV Tariff Fails History 101

CleanTechnica

Perhaps Biden has forgotten the last time America’s land yachts, marketed to the most affluent, became impossibly expensive symbols of conspicuous consumption. It was the same year he entered Congress after all, 52 years ago. But America and its car companies have faced an almost exactly the same situation as. [continued] The post Biden’s 100% China EV Tariff Fails History 101 appeared first on CleanTechnica.