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Shell and Eneco are building wind farm together

The CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and Eneco, is awarded the tender for the subsidy-free offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (noord). The wind farm will help to meet the objectives of the Dutch Climate Accord and the EU’s Green Deal. Both companies have already taken their final investment decisions on […]

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Hydrogen industry consortium launched

DNV GL has launched an international industry consortium in collaboration with Dutch glass production company Celsian. Goal is to develop the technology required for a gradual transition from natural gas to hydrogen in energy-intensive industrial production processes. A major challenge for energy-intensive industrial production processes is to make existing heating processes carbon-free. For example in […]

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Magnus Hall leaves Vattenfall

After nearly six years as President and CEO Magnus Hall has decided to leave Vattenfall. The Board of Directors will now initiate the recruitment process to find a new President and CEO. ‘Through his leadership and his commitment to Vattenfall’s customers and employees and to the energy transition, Magnus Hall has significantly contributed to Vattenfall’s […]

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Europe protects industry with carbon border adjustment

The consultations between the European leaders also resulted in breakthroughs around ETS and the so-called carbon border adjustment. The emission tax is being extended to the aviation and maritime sectors. And from 2023 onwards, companies that want to export goods to Europe will also have to pay for their CO2 emissions. The stakes of the […]

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ESA approves Norwegian Full-Scale CCS

Cement producer Norcem and waste-to-energy plant Fortum Oslo Varma receive up to 2.1 billion euro from EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) for capturing and storing CO2. The CCS Full-Scale project is part of Norway’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The approved project would allow for the establishment of carbon capture facilities at Norcem, a cement factory […]

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Plan for clean hydrogen plant in the UK

Equinor is leading a project to develop one of the UK’s first at-scale facilities to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with carbon capture and storage. The H2H Saltend–project provides the beginnings of a decarbonised industrial cluster in the Humber region. H2H Saltend supports the UK government’s aim to establish at least one low […]

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Gas infrastructure companies present a European Hydrogen Backbone plan

A group of eleven European gas infrastructure companies from nine EU member states presented a plan for a dedicated hydrogen transport infrastructure. New research shows that existing gas infrastructure can be modified to transport hydrogen at an affordable cost.  The hydrogen infrastructure will connect the Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden […]

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Ammonia part of European hydrogen strategy

The European fertilizer industry welcomes the EU Hydrogen Strategy and particularly the recognition of ammonia as a fuel of the future and emphasizes the potential of ammonia as energy storage technology. By creating a sustainable and competitive environment for strategic technologies such as low-carbon hydrogen and green ammonia, Europe will prepare a fertile ground for […]

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Coca Cola Bottler invests in chemcycling technology

Independent bottler Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has taken an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles. CCEP funds recycling start-up CuRe Technology which seeks to provide a new lease of life for difficult to recycle plastic polyester waste. The funding from Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), through its innovation investment fund […]

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