Thu.Sep 14, 2023

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How Applied Materials and Intel are helping chipmakers buy clean power

GreenBiz

The Catalyze program, sponsored by Intel and Applied Materials and run by Schneider Electric, aims to accelerate renewable energy access across the global semiconductor supply chain.

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Orphan Wells Bill Advances One Step Closer to Governor's Desk

NRDC onEarth

California’s senate has approved AB 1167, a bill a by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo called the Orphan Well Prevention Act, which NRDC and Environment California are sponsoring. The act is designed to intervene before oil wells become “orphaned” without a financially.

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Amazon just launched a new program to cajole sellers into cutting their emissions

GreenBiz

Amazon’s new Sustainability Solutions Hub centralizes access to several services Amazon has slowly been making available to sellers over the past few years.

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DOD Advances X-Energy Mobile Nuclear Microreactor as Second Project Pele Design

POWER Magazine

The Department of Defense (DOD) has moved to develop a second transportable microreactor under Project Pele, granting X-energy a contract option to advance the design of its mobile advanced nuclear […] The post DOD Advances X-Energy Mobile Nuclear Microreactor as Second Project Pele Design appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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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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Science Based Targets initiative unveils major revamp to keep up with growing corporate demand

GreenBiz

Leading climate standards body unveils plans to officially incorporate in the UK as independent charity and ramp up capacity for validating climate goals.

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What Are “EnergyGuide” and “Energy Star” Anyway?

NRDC onEarth

A guide to decoding the government’s tip sheets for buying the most energy-efficient appliance.

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Extend the RET, expert says, and don’t pay coal plants for a job they can’t do

Renew Economy

AGL's former chief economist says an extension of the RET will get Australia's renewables transition back on track – while paying to keep open coal is just "bizarre." The post Extend the RET, expert says, and don’t pay coal plants for a job they can’t do appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Here’s your cheat sheet to navigate Climate Week

GreenBiz

What you need to know about what's coming up at Climate Week in New York next week (if you can attend in person, or not).

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“They’re gone:” Labor bins Kyoto carryover credits, shuts carbon accounting loophole

Renew Economy

Labor bins hundreds of millions of Kyoto "carryover" carbon credits, permanently removing the option to use them to shirk Australia's climate responsibilities. The post “They’re gone:” Labor bins Kyoto carryover credits, shuts carbon accounting loophole appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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5 ways to combat impostor syndrome during your sustainability job search

GreenBiz

These tips can help you get past self-doubt and move forward in your sustainability career.

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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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NASA JPL Imaging Spectrometer Ready for Tanager 1 Integration

Planet Pulse

Today we have an exciting update to report for the Tanager program – the imaging spectrometer, developed by NASA JPL, has been handed off to our team for integration onto our Tanager 1 hyperspectral satellite. This exquisite instrument will act as the “eye” of the satellite, allowing us to detect, pinpoint, and quantify point source emissions of methane and carbon dioxide.

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Kroger, Kipster team up to bring circular and humane eggs to US

GreenBiz

What gets Queen Máxima excited about ag innovation?

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Energy Insiders Podcast: The end of baseload in world’s biggest standalone grid

Renew Economy

Jai Thomas, the co-ordinator of energy in Western Australia, on that state’s massive renewable plans, the end of baseload, and the rise of big batteries. Plus: News of the week. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: The end of baseload in world’s biggest standalone grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Compressed Gas Association Unveils New Standard for Small Scale Hydrogen Production

FuelCellsWorks

Large scale hydrogen production has been commercially practiced for decades. Most large-scale hydrogen production facilities are based on the steam methane reforming (SMR) process to generate hydrogen. Historically, smaller plants.

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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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Battery EV Plant from Ford Saved by Biden Going Overseas

Green Living Guy

So the battery EV plant from Ford motor company that President Biden saved from going overseas. Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained significant traction. That’s especially in recent years as an eco-friendly alternative. Most notably to traditional gasoline-powered cars. As the demand for EVs continues to rise, it has become crucial for automakers.

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Singapore Data Center to Expand Capacity With Bloom Energy Fuel Cells

FuelCellsWorks

SK ecoplant will supply Bloom’s solid oxide fuel cells in large GDS project. Singapore has given the green light to a substantial expansion of its data center capacity, and it.

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ACCC questions Brookfield over AusNet control, insight into rival renewable projects

Renew Economy

Regulator concerned that Brookfield has access to information on connection proposals from AusNet, that could be used to "delay or frustrate connection processes" for its rivals. The post ACCC questions Brookfield over AusNet control, insight into rival renewable projects appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Adani Group Forms Joint Venture for Marketing of Green Hydrogen in Japan

FuelCellsWorks

New Delhi–Adani Group on Thursday said it has formed a 50:50 joint venture with Japanese conglomerate Kowa Group for sale of green hydrogen in Japan, Taiwan and Hawaii markets. Billionaire.

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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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Albanese tells Murdoch conference that Australia risks being left behind on renewables

Renew Economy

Albanese tells energy conference hosted by Rupert Murdoch's media organisation that Australia must move towards renewable energy or risk being left behind. The post Albanese tells Murdoch conference that Australia risks being left behind on renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Decarbonizing Refining: TotalEnergies Launches a Call for Tenders for the Supply of 500,000 Tons Per Year of Green Hydrogen

FuelCellsWorks

PARIS–Regulatory News: As part of the drive to decarbonize its European refineries, TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) is launching a call for tenders for the supply of 500,000 tons per year of green.

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Inverters on a plane: testing of electric powertrain from prototype development to certification and systems (Webinar)

Charged

“I am testing these motor flying Inverters on this motor flying plane” Motors, inverters, and power systems for electric aircraft have strict requirements for weight, efficiency, and safety. For this reason, these motors are pushing technology, going to higher voltages, high phase counts, and unique topologies for both the motors and inverters. Many of these decisions have electrical and mechanical effects that affect the entire aircraft.

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UAE, Germany Co-Host Workshop on Hydrogen Strategies and Carbon Markets

FuelCellsWorks

ABU DHABI– Under the Emirati-German Energy and Climate Partnership, the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) of Germany organised.

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Dramatic lift in market price cap to encourage batteries and gas to fill coal gap

Renew Economy

The wholesale market price cap is to jump to more than $22,000/MWh to encourage big batteries and open cycle gas generators to meet peak demand as coal exits grid. The post Dramatic lift in market price cap to encourage batteries and gas to fill coal gap appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Bosch Ramps Up Trucking’s Hydrogen Future

FuelCellsWorks

Fuel-cell production in Germany—and soon in the U.S.—will first supply Nikola Class 8 FCEV trucks. The global mobility supplier is leaning into hydrogen as trucking’s best hope for decarbonization and.

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Turning Windhoek’s township into a transformative Namibian social and energy powerhouse

Energy Transition

In June 2023, Andy Gheorghiu, a German-based and internationally operating campaigner and consultant for climate/environmental protection and energy policy, travelled to Namibia, where he met members of the local Economic and Social Justice Trust in the capital Windhoek. While visiting the township of Katutura, he witnessed the harsh economic reality of a post-apartheid democracy but also.

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Fusion Fuel Announces Strategic Partnership With Elemental Clean Fuels, Strengthens Foothold in North American Green Hydrogen Market

FuelCellsWorks

DUBLIN, Ireland– Fusion Fuel Green plc (“Fusion Fuel”), a green hydrogen solutions company, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with Elemental Clean Fuels (“Elemental”), a newly formed.

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Enel brings 555MWh of BESS online in ERCOT

Energy Storage News

Enel North America has brought five battery energy storage system (BESS) projects online in ERCOT, Texas, totalling 369MW/555MWh of energy storage.

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Autocar 10,000th terminal tractor delivered is all-electric

Charged

Autocar , a US maker of Class 7 and 8 severe-duty trucks, recently delivered its 10,000th terminal tractor, an all-electric model E-ACTT, to Lazer Logistics , a US yard-management company that operates over 1,800 units at 500 sites across North America. “We need zero-emissions terminal tractors, but we don’t want to compromise performance, durability, cab familiarity or driver comfort,” said Lazer Logistics CEO Adam Newsome.

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Altus Power, Brightcore Energy Installing Solar Array in NY

Solar Industry

Altus Power Inc. , a commercial-scale provider of clean electric power, headquartered in Connecticut, and New York-based Brightcore Energy , an end-to-end clean energy solutions provider to the commercial and institutional market, are collaborating on a new solar project with Morgan Stanley that will be installed on Morgan Stanley ’s parking structure at its campus in Purchase, N.Y.

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Global motor majors unveil grid-balancing EV company ChargeScape

Smart Energy International

Global motor companies BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. have unveiled a partnership to establish ChargeScape, an equally-owned venture aiming to bridge the gap between electric utilities, automakers and electric vehicle (EV) customers. The company will operate for consumers in the US and Canada, aiming to unlock the potential offered by EVs for the electric power grid.

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Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q3 2023

Greentown Labs

Sixteen startups joined our climatetech community during some of the hottest days of the summer in Q3 2023, working on breakthroughs such as reliable energy storage , detection of green-hydrogen gas leaks , and carbon-footprint reductions in the trucking industry. Let us introduce you to some ground-breaking climatetech startups that we are extremely excited to support!

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LoRaWAN leads in IoT market

Smart Energy International

LoRaWAN leads LPWAN shipments in the IoT market, significantly surpassing others, according to a new briefing from the LoRa Alliance. The briefing, which was prepared by Beecham Research, indicates that out of 174.7 million LPWAN chipset shipments in 2022, 65.9 million were LoRa, while 22.4 million were NB-IoT, 45.4 million were LTE-M and the balance a combination of others including Sigfox and Wi-SUN.

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French battery maker Verkor scores $2.1B to build gigafactory

TechCrunch: Climate

Another day, another monster raise for an EV battery company. This time it’s Verkor, the Renault-backed French battery builder, which said on Thursday that it secured “more than €2 billion” — roughly $2.1 billion USD — to speed up construction of its Dunkirk gigafactory.

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