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As Demand Grows for Electric Cars, So Does the Market for Green Jobs in the EV Industry

NRDC onEarth

Analysts expect openings for all types of electric vehicle jobs to expand over the next decade, with new opportunities across the country.

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AGL and AEMO search for answers on Loy Yang outage, but “woke” energy not to blame

Renew Economy

It will likely take some time to fully understand the events after an intense storm tore down at least six transmission towers in Victoria. But one thing is for sure - it was not the fault of "woke" renewables. The post AGL and AEMO search for answers on Loy Yang outage, but “woke” energy not to blame appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Government’s New Low Pay Advisor Heads Climate Denial Network

DeSmogBlog

A new government advisor on the minimum wage is the head of an international network of climate crisis deniers funded by the owners of GB News, DeSmog can reveal. Philippa Stroud was appointed chair of the Low Pay Commission, a body reporting to Kemi Badenoch’s Department of Business and Trade, on 30 January. The government-appointed role pays £530 per day for three days of work per month (£19,114 per year).

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Chart: Wind and solar are closing in on fossil fuels in the EU

Canary Media

The cleanest sources of electricity could soon make up the largest share of electricity generation in the European Union. Wind and solar made huge strides last year, producing more than one-quarter of the EU’s electricity for the first time, while fossil fuel generation plummeted.

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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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Corporate Clean Power Buying Grew 12% to New Record in 2023, According to BloombergNEF

BloombergNEF

• BNEF’s 1H 2024 Corporate Energy Market Outlook shows that a surge of activity in Europe was the biggest catalyst in record activity • Big tech remains a large contributor of PPA growth • Amazon, Engie were the largest buyer and seller in 2023, respectively New York and London, February 13, 2024 – Corporations publicly […] The post Corporate Clean Power Buying Grew 12% to New Record in 2023, According to BloombergNEF appeared first on BloombergNEF.

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Is Ted O’Brien a fit for purpose shadow energy minister?

Renew Economy

In pursuit of blind, dogged virtue signalling to their base, the Coalition is prepared to sacrifice what remains of the Liberal Party in favour of a declining rural constituency. The post Is Ted O’Brien a fit for purpose shadow energy minister? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Heat pumps outsold gas furnaces again last year — and the gap is growing

Canary Media

Heat pumps outsold gas furnaces. Again. According to data from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute released last week, Americans bought 21 percent more heat pumps in 2023 than the next-most popular heating appliance, fossil gas furnaces.

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Digital identities for ‘trust’ in Germany’s energy system

Smart Energy International

The German Energy Agency (DENA) is leading the DIVE project to leverage digital identities to integrate and manage renewable energies in a decentralised landscape. The DIVE – ‘Digital identities as trust anchors in the energy system’ – project, which has been reported by Energy Web, is focussed on establishing secure and reliable digital identities for devices and systems within the energy sector.

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Grid drama and power cuts as multiple coal units and lines trip in midst of heatwave

Renew Economy

Updated: Grid drama in Victoria in midst of heatwave as all four units at Loy Yang trip, transmission lines fail and other generators off line. The post Grid drama and power cuts as multiple coal units and lines trip in midst of heatwave appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Pulsenics Announces Collaboration With Hyzon Motors to Advance the Decarbonization of Heavy-Duty Trucking

FuelCellsWorks

The Project receives support from the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN). TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA– Pulsenics, a leading provider of advanced impedance spectroscopy and data solutions, is proud to announce a.

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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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Energy storage tax credits in US priced highest among all clean energy types

Energy Storage News

Energy storage investment tax credits (ITC) were priced more highly than any other clean energy type in transferability transactions last year, according to a report from tax credit ecosystem Crux which its CEO discussed with Energy-Storage.news.

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CGG paper explores the potential of offshore geothermal

ThinkGeoEnergy

Global geoscience technology company CGG has released a new white paper outlining the potential of off shore geothermal energy as a green energy resource and proposing a framework for its responsible development. The full white paper can be accessed via this link. “ We strongly believe that geothermal energy as a baseload resource has a greater role to play in the future energy mix.

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South Australia enjoyed 82 pct wind and solar for entire December quarter. So it can be done

Renew Economy

South Australia reached a record average of 82% renewables in the December quarter, establishing a stunning blueprint for the way the entire Australia grid could reach the federal government's current national target for 2030. The post South Australia enjoyed 82 pct wind and solar for entire December quarter. So it can be done appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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EU Commission Approves €6.9 Billion State Aid for Hydrogen Project by Seven Member States

FuelCellsWorks

The Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a third Important Project of Common European Interest (‘IPCEI’) to support hydrogen infrastructure. This IPCEI is expected to boost the supply.

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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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British Telecom is repurposing old street cabinets as EV charging points

Charged

Streetscapes change as technology evolves. As phone booths became obsolete, most disappeared, but some were repurposed as WiFi hotspots, neighborhood libraries and other useful things. British Telecom has thousands of boxy green metal cabinets, used to store internet and phone cabling, all over the UK, and the nationwide rollout of fiber broadband connections is making many of these boxes unnecessary for their original purpose—but many are in great locations to be converted into curbside EV char

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Utility-scale PV in the US is poised for liftoff

PV Tech

With the United States on the cusp of an IRA-driven surge in utility-scale PV deployment, Mark Bolinger and Joachim Seel of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory cover key technology and market trends in this synopsis of their annual “Utility-Scale Solar” report series.

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Wind and solar are delivering an energy transition at record speed

Renew Economy

As Dutton renews call for renewables to be stopped and coal closures suspended until nuclear is built, wind and solar are delivering the fastest transition the world has seen. The post Wind and solar are delivering an energy transition at record speed appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New Regional Project to Power Growth of South West Hydrogen Sector

FuelCellsWorks

A consortium led by South West-based hydrogen developer, Tower Group involving Element 2 will deliver the Exeter H2 Hub, a 5 MW pilot plant with mobile refuelling capability in East.

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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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Isuzu to invest two billion bucks in electric trucks and batteries

Charged

Japanese automaker Isuzu is planning to invest nearly two billion dollars in electric trucks and batteries, according to EV news outlet Electrive. According to a regulatory filing, Korean battery giant LG Energy Solution will supply Isuzu with cylindrical cells through 2026 in a deal worth one trillion Korean won ($748 million). LG has been supplying cells to Isuzu since last June.

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New 1.2-GW Natural Gas-Fired Plant Announced for Texas

POWER Magazine

A Texas-based energy company has announced plans to build a 1.2-GW natural gas-fired power plant in Lee County, Texas, with construction expected to begin in 2025. Sandow Lakes Energy Co. […] The post New 1.2-GW Natural Gas-Fired Plant Announced for Texas appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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“Baseload getting more difficult:” Origin doubles profits, still coy on Eraring and green energy transition

Renew Economy

Australia's biggest energy retailer doubles underlying earnings to $1.995 billion, taking advantage of higher bills and lower fuel costs, but remains coy about the future of the Eraring and pace of green energy transition. The post “Baseload getting more difficult:” Origin doubles profits, still coy on Eraring and green energy transition appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Senate Advances Bill to Propel Hydrogen Energy in Aviation, Spearheaded by Sen. Ossoff and Rep. Johnson

FuelCellsWorks

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has successfully passed the Hydrogen Aviation Strategy Act, a bipartisan initiative led by U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff, U.S.

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Roam raises $24M to scale electric vehicle production in Kenya

TechCrunch: Climate

Roam, an EV startup based in Kenya, has raised $24 million in a Series A round, including up to $10 million debt commitment from the U.S International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), to scale the production of electric motorcycles and buses. Equator, an Africa-focused climate tech VC fund, led the round, which also had the participation […] © 2024 TechCrunch.

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Honda shows off first glimpse of its CR-V hydrogen vehicle prototype

Hydrogen Fuel News

A Hydrogen-powered version of Honda’s most popular car. It’s no secret that Honda has been working on a CR-V hydrogen vehicle, and now new images released by the company reveal that the hydrogen fuel cell model of the popular CR-V compact SUV looks like a typical CR-V design, with the exception of a few differences in the front end.   The images show a vehicle colored in blue camouflage.

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Another solar and battery project approved in Victoria

Renew Economy

British solar and storage developer Elgin Energy says it has secured development approval for another solar and battery project in Australia, this time in Victoria. The post Another solar and battery project approved in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Carla Tully Appointed to Nikola Board of Directors

FuelCellsWorks

Energy expert joins Nikola’s Board as 2024 infrastructure business expands PHOENIX –– Nikola Corporation (Nasdaq: NKLA), a global leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, via the HYLA brand,

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NREL estimates 1TW of potential community solar in the US

PV Tech

The US has the potential to add nearly 1TW of community solar capacity if all technically viable community solar is deployed, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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2024 BNEF Pioneers Finalists Tackle Clean Power Bottlenecks, Building Decarbonization, and the Next Generation of Net-Zero Fuels

BloombergNEF

Each year, BloombergNEF runs the BNEF Pioneers competition to identify three key challenges in building towards a net-zero economy and highlight innovative companies developing technologies to overcome these challenges. The post 2024 BNEF Pioneers Finalists Tackle Clean Power Bottlenecks, Building Decarbonization, and the Next Generation of Net-Zero Fuels appeared first on BloombergNEF.

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Funding locked in for “world first” solar thermal powered green methanol plant

Renew Economy

The developers of a solar thermal powered methanol production facility that will supply green fuel for shipping and aviation have bedded down $A40 million in funding. The post Funding locked in for “world first” solar thermal powered green methanol plant appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Hydrogenious LOHC Receives Official Notification by European Commision for IPCEI Project “Green Hydrogen@Blue Danube”

FuelCellsWorks

Germany/Erlangen — Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies, German pioneer in the field of liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHC), is proud to announce that its project “Green Hydrogen@Blue Danube” has been officially notified.

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Guardian Yards adds EV charging stations at Sacramento truck yard

Charged

California-headquartered Guardian Yards, an operator of industrial outdoor storage and truck parking yards, is introducing EV charging stations at its 25-acre truck parking depot in Sacramento’s Metro Air Park, a 1,320-acre industrial business park near Sacramento International Airport. Guardian Yards is working toward compliance with the California Air Resources Board’s Advanced Clean Fleets rule, which requires a phased transition to zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

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New York could rewrite its relationship to fossil gas with this bill

Canary Media

New York’s future is fossil-gas-free, and it’s time for state policies to fully reflect that. That’s the upshot of testimony last week from climate advocates, who called on Governor Kathy Hochul (D) and the state legislature to pass the NY Home Energy Affordable Transition Act in this year’s budget.

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Households need a fair go on the grid for solar, batteries and EVs

Renew Economy

When you have excess solar energy from your roof, it shouldn’t be resold to your neighbour at the retail rate charged for the market's regulatory mess. The post Households need a fair go on the grid for solar, batteries and EVs appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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