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Kroger, Whole Foods adopt buying policies that protect bees

GreenBiz

Big grocery chains are embracing procurement guidelines that prohibit the use of nitroguanidine neonicotinoids, which are toxic to bees.

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Reading the News: Highway Widenings Are Undermining Climate Goals

NRDC onEarth

National, state and local news outlets have picked up on a key theme: reaching our ambitious climate goals requires rethinking how we invest in transportation.

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The multiplier effect: 5 tips to create effective partnerships

GreenBiz

Organizations must work in tandem toward common goals to achieve scalable transformation and amplify sustainability impact.

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The Definition Of PFAS Should Be Science Based

NRDC onEarth

Attempts to weaken the PFAS definition threaten public health and the environment

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Manufacturing Sustainability Surge: Your Guide to Data-Driven Energy Optimization & Decarbonization

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.

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Want to stop greenhushing? Make sustainability a strategic growth decision

GreenBiz

Purpose plays an important role, too.

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Rio signs Australia’s biggest wind energy deal to help power giant smelter and refineries

Renew Economy

Global mining giant Rio Tinto says it has signed the biggest renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA) in Australia to help supply its huge smelting and refining operations in Gladstone. The post Rio signs Australia’s biggest wind energy deal to help power giant smelter and refineries appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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‘A picture of hell’: inside the UK’s nuclear reactors – in pictures

The Guardian: Energy

Armed with a Geiger counter, Michael Collins was given access to multiple power stations across the UK – he found them tranquil, beautiful and sinister Continue reading.

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Stellantis Pro One Starts Delivery of Hydrogen Vehicles to Hysetco, European Leader in Hydrogen Mobility

FuelCellsWorks

Stellantis Pro One, the Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, reaffirms its position as frontrunner of Hydrogen solutions, with the delivery of a fleet of Peugeot e-Expert Hydrogen to Hysetco, the European.

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Thailand’s nascent EV industry could get a boost from the discovery of lithium resources

Charged

Thailand sees EVs as a potential growth industry, and the country’s government is soliciting investment from global manufacturers. In December, the Thai government announced that Toyota, Honda and two other Japanese automakers will invest a total of $4.22 billion to establish local production of EVs. As usual, the Chinese beat them to it—in January, Great Wall Motor began manufacturing EVs in Thailand.

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Over 200 Companies to Promote 650 Green Hydrogen Projects in Spain

FuelCellsWorks

Enagás is planning business investments of 4.9 billion euros by 2030 Renewable hydrogen production in Spain will be around 2.5 million tonnes per year in 2030, according to the average.

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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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Gold Hydrogen – Set to Satisfy Global Energy Thirst for Centuries

Hydrogen Fuel News

The energy landscape is buzzing with anticipation as geologists across the globe are laying the groundwork for what could become the next big energy boom. Touted as a cleaner and more abundant alternative to traditional energy sources, hydrogen—with its immense innate potential—is poised to spark a revolution akin to the historical gold rushes that drastically transformed societies.

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Toyota Introduces Hydrogen-Powered HiLux Concept in Thailand

FuelCellsWorks

Toyota has taken the wraps off a cutting-edge HiLux concept in Thailand, showcasing a dual-cab pickup truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells, alongside the development of extra-cab prototypes for a.

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Enteligent integrates PIONIX’s BaseCamp software with its TLCEV solar EV charger

Charged

California-based solar power technology company Enteligent has partnered with German EV charging software developer PIONIX to use PIONIX’s commercial BaseCamp software as the operating system for Enteligent’s TLCEV, which is under development. BaseCamp is based on the open-source EVSE software EVerest, which was initiated by PIONIX and is now hosted within Linux Foundation Energy.

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CAVAN AUTO Embracing Dual Strategy with Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Innovations Officially Launched the Mission of “One Mile One Smile”

FuelCellsWorks

BEIJING— On January 27, CAVAN AUTO, a new energy vehicle (NEV) brand, marked its official entry into the market with a launch event, aptly themed “One Mile One Smile” Founded in.

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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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Mullen THREE EV truck receives California Air Resources Board certification

Charged

California-headquartered EV manufacturer Mullen Automotive has announced that its Mullen THREE Class 3 truck, which had previously obtained EPA certification, has now received CARB certification. The truck now qualifies for sale throughout the US, including in CARB-compliant jurisdictions. CARB certification also qualifies the Mullen THREE for EV incentive programs that vary by state.

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HydrogenPro ASA – Invitation to Q4 2023 Results Presentation

FuelCellsWorks

Oslo– HydrogenPro ASA (OSE: HYPRO) will publish the financial results for the fourth quarter of 2023 on Tuesday 27 February 2024 at 07:00 CET. The company will host a webcast.

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Maritime battery supplier Corvus Energy receives investment from Toyota’s Woven Capital

Charged

Norway-headquartered Corvus Energy , a supplier of lithium-ion battery storage and hydrogen PEM fuel cell systems to the maritime industry, has secured an investment from Toyota’s growth fund, Woven Capital. The funding will be used for product development and geographic expansion. Corvus’s other leading investors include BW Group, Equinor Ventures, Hydro and Shell Ventures.

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Spain Opposes the Latest Madness to Save Energy: The “New Color” of Hydrogen That Leaves Green and Blue Behind

FuelCellsWorks

A great discovery was the optimal use of hydrogen as an energy source for a myriad of machinery, due to its great optimization and easy access. Despite this, a big problem has.

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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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System-level issues account for nearly half of BESS production defects, says CEA

Energy Storage News

A recent report from the Clean Energy Associates found that system-level defects accounted for nearly half of all defects found in battery energy storage systems (BESS), of which two issues related to increased risk of fire.

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Charbone Hydrogen Finalizes Arrangements With City of Sorel-Tracy to Kick off Green Hydrogen Project Build in Quebec

FuelCellsWorks

Brossard, Quebec– CHARBONE HYDROGEN CORPORATION (TSXV: CH; OTCQB: CHHYF; FWB: K47) (the “Company” or “Charbone”), North America’s only publicly traded pure-play green hydrogen company, is pleased to announce that the.

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Four reasons rooftop solar will grow to dominate Australia’s electricity market

Renew Economy

Rooftop solar coupled with batteries will be critical to helping Governments reach their emission reduction goals. The post Four reasons rooftop solar will grow to dominate Australia’s electricity market appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Government of Uganda Partnered With IPS Ltd (Kenya) and Westgass International AS to Produce Green Hydrogen-Based Fertilizers

FuelCellsWorks

IPS and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Sign Joint Development Agreement to Produce Green Hydrogen-Based Fertilizers in Uganda. Kampala, Uganda— In a landmark move, the Government of Uganda, through.

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Greenalia closes US$200 million for 1.9GW ERCOT renewables

PV Tech

Spanish renewables developer Greenalia has closed US$200 million in three-year credit facilities to support the development of solar PV, energy storage and wind projects in the US.

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Green Hydrogen for a Low-Carbon Beer

FuelCellsWorks

A project by Fertiberia and Heineken Spain awarded by the Observatory of Innovation in Mass Consumption of the Institut Cerdá. The pioneering project developed by Fertiberia and Heineken Spain to.

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WIC Capital invests in a local snack food company in Senegal

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 20 – Most African markets are heavily dependent on imported food products, despite the fact that most Africans depend on agriculture. The post WIC Capital invests in a local snack food company in Senegal appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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New Royal Bank Climate Action Report Features Hydrogen Optimized as a “Climate Action Hero”

FuelCellsWorks

Hydrogen Optimized is featured as a “Climate Action Hero” in the inaugural RBC Climate Action Report, an annual update by Royal Bank of Canada on the country’s progress toward achieving net zero by.

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GameChange Solar Announces Expansion of U.S. Domestic Manufacturing Capacity 

Solar Industry

GameChange Solar has announced its expansion to 35 GW of annual U.S. domestic manufacturing capacity for certain components, from 24 GW last year. The company says its U.S. solar tracker content will be at least 70% domestically produced, with the possibility of more on request. GameChange Solar’s U.S. manufacturing capacity includes production of torque tubes, posts, controllers and module mounting equipment. “GameChange has been a leader in U.S. domestic manufacturing of solar tracker s

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Multi-Talent for H2 Measurement With High Response Speed: T < 30 Ms – Sensors From Archigas Really Step on the Gas!

FuelCellsWorks

Rüsselsheim am Main– From 0 to 100 in less than 30 milliseconds: Designers who are currently giving one hundred percent in the development or optimization of their systems for H2.

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WHY THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY? AN OPPORTUNITY FOR INNOVATION AND KEY SOLUTION FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES

LA CleanTech Incubator

By Matt Petersen, LACI President and CEO When we launched LACI’s updated three-pronged holistic, cross-cutting strategy (see below) in 2018 to create an inclusive green economy in Los Angeles and beyond, we set a thesis to focus on transportation electrification, clean energy, and sustainable cities. We quickly saw a surge of EV related and clean. Read more » The post WHY THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY?

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Charbone Hydrogen Announces Marketing and Investor Awareness Group Additions and Grant of Stock Options

FuelCellsWorks

Brossard, Quebec — CHARBONE HYDROGEN CORPORATION (TSXV:CH) (OTC:CHHYF) (FWB:K47) (the “Company” or “Charbone”), the only publicly traded pure-play green hydrogen company in North America, is pleased to announce that it.

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KAUST and TAQA break ground on geothermal research well in Saudi Arabia

ThinkGeoEnergy

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and TAQA Geothermal have officially broken ground for the drilling of a shallow, 400-meter well in the KAUST campus as a test case for the monitoring and surveillance of future geothermal energy extraction in Saudi Arabia. The data gained from the well site will be used for the planning and risk mitigation of deeper geothermal wells, thus providing insight for the future of geothermal energy extraction potential below KAUST.

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Alternus Clean Energy Celebrates Activation of Nashville Omohundro Solar Project 

Solar Industry

Alternus Clean Energy has announced the December activation of the Omohundro Solar Project by its subsidiary, Lightwave Renewable. The milestone was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday with Nashville mayor, Freddie O’Connell, and marks the third operational asset in Alternus’ collaboration with the city’s Metro Water Services.

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Date with Destiny: Hunter offshore wind project signs up local industrial muscle

Renew Economy

Star of the South partners with Hunter engineering firm that "grew up in the coal sector," to progress its Destiny offshore wind project. The post Date with Destiny: Hunter offshore wind project signs up local industrial muscle appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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