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Nucor and Microsoft are counting on nuclear fusion to reduce their emissions

GreenBiz

Steelmaker Nucor is investing $35 million in Helion, a nuclear fusion company, as part of a plan to build a power plant for one of its steel mills. Microsoft is also betting on the venture.

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Operational clean hydrogen production projects set to double globally within the next five years

Envirotec Magazine

The number of operational clean hydrogen production projects worldwide is set to at least double in the next five years, according to research published on 23 October by law firm Pillsbury , with 108 set to start producing the gas by the end of 2028. This will equate to an additional 48GW coming online in the next five years, as the group reports. Pillsbury has developed a Hydrogen Map ­– an interactive global tracker of hydrogen projects – which shows that the number of global zero and low-carb

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Removing Lead Pipes Would Save Lives—and Money

NRDC onEarth

Over the next 35 years, removing lead service lines would result in significant cost savings—$786 billion—from avoided health impacts.

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South Australia grid operates at 99.8 per cent wind and solar over past seven days

Renew Economy

South Australia gets a glimpse of its "net" 100 per cent renewable future, with wind and solar meeting 99.8 per cent of state demand in the last seven days. The post South Australia grid operates at 99.8 per cent wind and solar over past seven days 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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The future of sustainable aviation fuel depends on the 2023 Farm Bill

GreenBiz

Sustainable aviation fuel is emerging as the most viable path forward for a decarbonized aviation industry, if the 2023 Farm Bill provides adequate funding.

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Goodbye to Combustion Engine Cars and Electric Ones. Bugatti’s New Invention is Going to Change Everything

FuelCellsWorks

When buying a car today, we face many challenges and uncertainties such as the price, whether electric engines will be more beneficial or not, or the uncertainty regarding legislative changes.

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Solar will dominate grids around the world – even without ambitious new climate policies

Renew Economy

Solar energy combined with storage is expected to become the cheapest option for generating electricity in nearly all regions worldwide by 2030. The post Solar will dominate grids around the world – even without ambitious new climate policies appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Companies are slowly realizing their banks are adding to their carbon emissions

GreenBiz

Palo Alto Networks, Burton Snowboards, Lush Cosmetics and Seventh Generation are scrutinizing the impact financial services have on their climate goals.

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Eavor completes $182 million equity round to advance closed-loop geothermal

ThinkGeoEnergy

Eavor Technologies Inc. (Eavor) has announced the successful completion of $182 million in funding following an equity round led by OMV AG , with participation from Canada Growth Fund (CGF), Japan Energy Fund, Monaco Asset Management and Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund. Existing investors BDC, bp Ventures, Eversource Energy, Temasek, and Vickers Venture Partners contributed and supported the funding round, while Chubu Electric Power Co.

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How to Find Out If Your Home Has Lead Service Lines

NRDC onEarth

A step-by-step guide to help you check for lead pipes—and the questions to ask of your local water utility.

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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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Rooftop solar saves money, and batteries can wipe out bills: Labor pushes household savings

Renew Economy

Federal government releases new data showing big savings from rooftop solar, and from household battery storage. The post Rooftop solar saves money, and batteries can wipe out bills: Labor pushes household savings appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Lionfish leather, pollution-free plastic and more: What's your pick?

GreenBiz

Five startups vying for exposure and support at Bloom 23 made rapid pitches for their tech to protect nature and boost biodiversity.

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Netherlands Starts Construction of Its National Hydrogen Pipeline, Inaugurated by King Willem-Alexander

FuelCellsWorks

At Rotterdam’s Tweede Maasvlakte industrial park, King Willem-Alexander officially gets work underway on the construction of the first section of hydrogen infrastructure that will span 1,200 kilometres in total. The.

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This National Seafood Month, Support Fair Seafood

NRDC onEarth

This National Seafood Month, much work remains to tackle illegal fishing and labor abuses that pervade the global seafood industry.

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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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Wind and solar smash records as renewables reach new peak of 72.5 pct on main grid

Renew Economy

Wind and solar deliver more than 70 pct of generation on main grid for first time, as the share of renewables hits a new instantaneous peak of 72.5 pct. The post Wind and solar smash records as renewables reach new peak of 72.5 pct on main grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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What is COP? Here’s a practical explainer

GreenBiz

Everything you need to know about attending COP (this year, or any other): What it is, how to get access, what actually happens, and more.

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Nikola Recovers $165 Million from Founder Trevor Milton in Arbitration Case

FuelCellsWorks

Nikola Corporation (NKLA) announced in a recent SEC filing that it has successfully recouped approximately $165 million, plus interest, from its founder and former executive chairman, Trevor Milton. The award.

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The Fight for Safe Drinking Water Doesn’t Start at the Top

NRDC onEarth

True activism begins with the people—and that’s where you’ll find policy advocate Chakena D. Perry.

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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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Queensland solar farm locks in supply deal for Australia’s biggest green hydrogen project

Renew Economy

Stanwell signs 15-year off take deal for all the output of another major solar project to supply its green hydrogen plans, in the second such deal of the past two weeks. The post Queensland solar farm locks in supply deal for Australia’s biggest green hydrogen project appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The secret ingredient to plant-based meat? Real meat

GreenBiz

Two startups, Paul’s Table and Better Meat Co., are spearheading the hybrid meat industry.

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More than 130 companies including Ikea, Volvo ask world leaders to ‘phase out’ fossil fuels

The Verge: Energy

A “Together Towards Zero” projection during the Volvo AB news conference at the IAA Transportation show in Hanover, Germany, on Monday, September 19th, 2022. | Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg via Getty Images More than 130 companies, including Volvo Cars, Ikea, Unilever, Nestlé, and AstraZeneca, signed a letter calling on governments to adopt a global plan to phase out fossil fuels without carbon capture during upcoming international climate negotiations.

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The Biden Administration’s Risky Offshore Leasing Plan

NRDC onEarth

The Biden administration's offshore oil and gas leasing plan places communities and environments at risk.

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Australia’s main grid averages more than 50 pct renewables over 24 hours for first time

Renew Economy

Renewables accounted for more than 50 per cent of generation over a 24 hour period on Australia's main grid for the first time this past weekend. The post Australia’s main grid averages more than 50 pct renewables over 24 hours for first time appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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ACES Delta’s Hydrogen Electrolyzers Arrive in Big Boost for Hub’s Progress

POWER Magazine

The much-watched Advanced Clean Energy Storage Hub (ACES Delta)—a project shaping up to be the largest renewable hydrogen energy hub in the U.S.—has received its first shipment of large-scale hydrogen […] The post ACES Delta’s Hydrogen Electrolyzers Arrive in Big Boost for Hub’s Progress appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Clean energy is officially ‘unstoppable’ now

The Verge: Energy

Photo by VCG via Getty Images By 2030, transportation and electricity around the world will be far greener than it is today, according to the latest forecast from the International Energy Agency. Imagine 10 times more electric vehicles on the road. Renewables make up half of the world’s electricity mix. Solar panels alone generate more electricity globally than the entire US power sector does today.

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Happy Heat Pump Water Heater Day!

NRDC onEarth

This Heat Pump Water Heater Day, and every day, consider a highly efficient heat pump for your home!

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Solar behind big price falls as grid demand and coal power pushed to record lows

Renew Economy

The growth in renewables over the past year has had a major impact on Australia's main electricity grid, with wholesale prices tumbling from their 2022 peaks, and grid demand and coal output sent to record lows. The post Solar behind big price falls as grid demand and coal power pushed to record lows appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Fuel Cell Leader Horizon Unveils MW-Scale Electrolyser Platform

FuelCellsWorks

Horizon launches modular, MW-scale electrolysers to serve green hydrogen project developers around the world SINGAPORE — As evidenced by US President Biden’s recent announcement in relation to $7 billion in.

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Revealed: The Oil and Gas Lobbying Campaign to Water Down Windfall Tax

DeSmogBlog

The UK government’s weakening of its windfall tax on energy profits matched the demands of a high-level lobbying campaign by the oil and gas industry, new research reveals. Trade body Offshore Energies UK (OEUK), formerly Oil and Gas UK, and its operator members including BP, Shell, ExxonMobil, TotalEnergies, and Equinor, met with ministers at least 210 times in the 12 months following Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

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A New Interconnection Queue Backlog Solution Gets Major DOE Backing

NRDC onEarth

MISO and SPP’s unique interregional interconnection solution, JTIQ, needs to get across the finish line.

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South Australia names winners of world-leading hydrogen tender in race to 100 pct renewables

Renew Economy

South Australia announces winners of landmark green hydrogen tender that will play key role in state's advance to 100 pct renewables and plans to "ship sun beyond our shores." The post South Australia names winners of world-leading hydrogen tender in race to 100 pct renewables appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The First PtX Tender in Denmark Has Been Determined: Six Projects Will Establish Electrolysis Capacity on More Than 280 MW

FuelCellsWorks

The winning projects are Plug Power Idomlund Denmark, European Energy/Vindtestcenter Måde K/S, European Energy/Padborg PtX ApS, Electrochaea/Biocat Roslev and European Energy/Kassø PtX Expansion ApS. The Danish Energy Agency has concluded.

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DOE Picks Nuclear Designs for First Microreactor Experiments at INL’s New Test Bed

POWER Magazine

The Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled three nuclear microreactor developers that will design the first experiments at Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL’s) new Demonstration of Microreactor Experiments (DOME) test bed, […] The post DOE Picks Nuclear Designs for First Microreactor Experiments at INL’s New Test Bed appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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