Decarbonization News

  • Letters to the editor for Saturday, September 25, 2021 25 Sep 2021 10:20 Naples Daily News - Florida How can the nation survive? How can a nation that hates itself, attempts to obliterate its history, holds its forefathers in contempt, disregards its laws and founding documents, casts a blind eye to its veterans, allows its borders to be overrun, …
  • Energy crisis puts world’s most ambitious climate plan to test 25 Sep 2021 09:20 EIN Presswire The record spike in energy prices could hardly have come at a worse time for Europe’s ambitious new climate plan, with politicians just beginning to talk about how they’re going to implement the world’s most sweeping emissions-cutting strategy. The energy …
  • Quad to join forces to tackle climate crisis 25 Sep 2021 09:14 Big News Network Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): The leaders of Australia, India, Japan, and the US in their first in-person Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) Summit on Friday (local time) announced that they are combining their forces to "tackle the climate …
  • Opposition by a single Dem has party scrambling 25 Sep 2021 07:01 Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) speaks to reporters while departing the Senate chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times)WASHINGTON — Opposition from a single moderate Democrat to corporate and income tax …
  • Even in the greenest places, phasing out natural gas isn’t easy 25 Sep 2021 06:59 EIN Presswire Buildings are a formidable source of planet-warming pollution: Their use of fossil fuels accounts for nearly one-tenth of U.S. emissions — a contribution that triples if you account for the gas and coal burned off-site to generate electricity. In …
  • Expert discusses decarbonization in W&J webinar 25 Sep 2021 06:48 Observer-Reporter - Pennsylvania On the day Gov. Tom Wolf announced the state’s Climate Action Plan, an energy expert discussed decarbonization as a guest of Washington & Jefferson College. “We have to experience a decline in CO2 emissions beginning right now,” Dr. Varun Rai, an …
  • UN chief calls for rapid decarbonization of energy systems 25 Sep 2021 06:23 MENAFN (MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on countries to rapidly shift towards decarbonized energy systems, redirect their fossil fuel subsidies to renewables and place a price on carbon, Trend …
  • Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Catalyst program gets anchor partner in ArcelorMittal 25 Sep 2021 02:25 Hydrogen Fuel News ArcelorMittal recently announced that it has made a $100 million equity investment into the Catalyst program from Breakthrough Energy, making it an anchor partner. The investment will be spread over the next five years with the goal of global net zero …
  • Airbus and Air New Zealand announce joint hydrogen aircraft initiative 25 Sep 2021 02:25 Hydrogen Fuel News Airbus is currently looking into three different hydrogen aircraft concepts, which include turbofan, turboprop, and blended wing designs. Air New Zealand has joined the manufacturer in researching the way H2 can power a fleet. Air New Zealand and Airbus …
  • Universal Hydrogen to open a new hydrogen plane fuel center in France 25 Sep 2021 02:25 Hydrogen Fuel News Universal Hydrogen Co. has announced that following a lengthy search process, it will build its second engineering and design center in Toulouse, France, where it will produce hydrogen plane fuel. The company is at the head of the effort to decarbonize …
  • Bearish Hedge Fund Manager: ‘Nothing Can Save Oil’ 24 Sep 2021 23:42 Investing.com The oil industry is in a terminal decline, hedge fund manager James Jampel told Bloomberg on Friday, noting that this year’s rise in oil stocks has been “the biggest dead-cat bounce in history.” Jampel, who manages the HITE Carbon Offset hedge fund that …
  • Congress must act on climate change 24 Sep 2021 23:09 The Hill We have heard so much about bipartisanship or the lack-thereof lately, especially with the latest congressional action on the budget and infrastructure. The infrastructure legislation shows that bipartisanship is alive and well. Now, we must deal with …
  • DOE Invests $27 Million in Battery Storage Technology and to Increase Storage Access 24 Sep 2021 22:44 EERE News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $17.9 million in funding for four research and development projects to scale up American manufacturing of flow battery and long-duration storage systems. DOE also launched a new $9 …
  • Maersk Throws Its Weight Behind Unicorn Electrofuels Company 24 Sep 2021 20:58 Benzinga A.P. Møller – Maersk made a minority investment in electrofuels production company Prometheus Fuels on Thursday. Maersk is not putting all of its eggs in one basket when it comes to alternative fuels. The company is considering biodiesel, alcohols, lignin- …
  • New Commitments At UN Energy Summit A Major Stride Towards Affordable And Clean Energy 24 Sep 2021 20:11 EIN Presswire New commitments at UN energy summit a major stride towards affordable and clean energy, but much work ahead to halve energy access gap by 2025 Commitments of more than US$400 billion in new finance and investment announced; far more needed to address …
  • DC Sustainable Energy Utility Seeks Solar Contractors and Developers to Install Community Solar Projects as Part of Solar for All Program 24 Sep 2021 18:18 Department of Energy & Environment DC Media Contact: Ben Burdick 202-677-4807  |  [email protected] DC Sustainable Energy Utility Seeks Solar Contractors and Developers to Install Community Solar Projects as Part of Solar for All Program Program cuts electricity costs in half for low- to …
  • Agencies Enthusiastic about SAF Challenge  24 Sep 2021 18:04 Aviation International News “I don’t think there has ever been in history this great and deep a level of interagency collaboration,” said James Spaeth, system development and integration program manager with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office. Speaking …
  • The Northwest Seaport Alliance seeks full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050 24 Sep 2021 17:26 The Suburban Times - Washington State A press release from Northwest Seaport Alliance. TACOMA – Full decarbonization of international shipping is urgent and achievable. The Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization asks for government action to align shipping with the Paris Agreement …
  • Microsoft joins grid decarbonization effort from Linux Foundation nonprofit 24 Sep 2021 16:13 ZDNet Microsoft has joined forces with LF Energy, a Linux Foundation nonprofit working to accelerate the energy transition of the world's grids and transportation systems through open source. Microsoft has become a strategic member of the foundation and …
  • Bidgely raises another $26M 24 Sep 2021 15:21 Electric Light and Power Earlier this month Bidgely, a supporter of DISTRIBUTECH, announced the closing of a $26M round of financing to bolster its utility electrification and decarbonization work that it is conducting around the world. The funders include lead Moore Strategic …
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