The Netherlands – RWE has constructed the first sea dike dam wind turbines in The Netherlands.
United States – According to a US Department of Energy research, over 1 billion tons of biomass could be collected and processed into biofuels in
Chief Operating Officer Asset Management Holger Kreetz is one of the key notes at the opening of the European Industry & Industry Summit 2021 (December
Germany – RWE and John Cockerill will collaborate to develop a testing facility in Germany to optimize a vital stage in the process of converting domestic garbage into hydrogen.
United Kingdom – EDF Renewables UK has added addition new partner to its Blyth offshore wind project in north-east England.
United Kingdom – Penso Power, the creator and developer of Europe’s largest operating battery storage scheme, the 100MW Minety project in Wiltshire, has formed a partnership with BW Group.
France – Previously owning 40% of H2V Normandy, Air Liquide has expanded its investment to 100%. To produce renewable hydrogen in France, a new firm,
United States – As states strive for 100 percent renewable energy, energy storage will be critical in providing a more varied power supply. However, no single technology will be a panacea for all of the world’s energy storage demands.
Japan – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) has successfully separated and recovered carbon dioxide (CO2) from the exhaust gas of the coal carrier vessel ‘Corona Utility,’ which K Line operates for Tohoku Electric Power.
The Netherlands – Neste and Ravago plan to form a partnership to build a chemical recycling facility in North Sea Port in Vlissingen, The Netherlands.
United States – DOE has allocated more than $40 million to 40 projects promoting the next generation of solar, storage, and industrial technologies needed to meet the Biden-Harris administration’s climate objective of 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035.
Norway – Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment and Norwegian shipping operator Solvang have agreed to install a full-scale pilot retrofit carbon capture and storage (CCS) system aboard one of Solvang’s ethylene carriers, the 21,000-cbm Clipper Eos.
United States – Woodside Energy (USA) and Heliogen announced additional steps toward the implementation of new solar energy technology that has the potential to play
Germany – Ørsted has inked an agreement with Glennmont Partners to acquire a 50% stake in Ørsted’s 900 MW German offshore wind project Borkum Riffgrund 3.
Germany – INEOS has announced plans to develop a large-scale, 100MW electrolyzer to manufacture green hydrogen at its Köln location in Germany through its subsidiary INOVYN.
Europe – INEOS intends to invest more than €2 billion in electrolysis projects around Europe to produce zero-carbon, green hydrogen. The company’s first plants will be developed in Norway, Germany, and Belgium, with investments also planned in the United Kingdom and France.
Germany – The Coca-Cola Company, Changchun Meihe Science & Technology, and UPM announced plans for the first commercialization of technologies to efficiently convert second-generation biomass to plant-based monoethylene glycol (bMEG).
United States – Empire Offshore Wind, a partnership between Equinor and bp, has chosen Vestas as its preferred supplier for wind turbine generators for both Empire Wind I and Empire Wind II, two of the largest offshore wind projects in the United States.
Luxembourg – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission struck an agreement that will allow EU grants to be combined with long-term EIB finance for alternative fuel infrastructure projects.
United Kingdom – RES has announced the sale of the Roaring Hill Energy Storage Project to TagEnergy, a clean electricity firm driving the transition to renewables by investing in competitive generating and storage assets to compete directly and actively in the energy market.
Norway/Australia – RayGen Resources, an Australian renewable energy technology business, has closed its Series C capital raise with Equinor Ventures.
United States – The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $20 million in financing for four initiatives aimed at accelerating regional carbon capture, utilization, and storage implementation (CCUS).
Poland – ZE PAK, Poland’s largest privately held energy producer, is actively transitioning from coal to renewables, and Ørsted, a global leader in offshore wind with 30 years of experience, have signed a letter of intent to participate in the next auction for Baltic Sea seabed licenses in Poland.
United States – New study from the Cornell University’s College of Engineering aims to simplify the process of chemical recycling – a growing sector that might convert waste goods back into natural resources by physically breaking down plastic into the smaller molecules from which it was originally formed.
Germany- UPM BioMotion Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF) are the company’s most recent breakthrough development in the field of sustainable solutions.
Belgium – As a response to rising energy costs, the European Commission has authorized corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
Germany – ANDRITZ has successfully started up the primary equipment for an innovative mechanical pulping line provided to Mannheim, Germany-based hygiene and health company Essity.
Norway – Windstaller Alliance was formed by Aker Solutions, DeepOcean, and Solstad Offshore.
Spain – Iberdrola is continuing to develop solutions to support the cohabitation of its renewable facilities, which are one of the pillars of the energy transition, and the ecosystems in which they are located.
United Kingdom – The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has granted Harbour Energy a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence), bolstering the drive to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
United States – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $13.5 million to provide important environmental and animal data to enable offshore wind development.
Denmark – Topsoe will assist Dow in attaining its 2030 circularity ambitions, including Dow’s goal of collecting, reusing, or recycling 1 million metric tons of plastic through direct actions and collaborations.
The Netherlands – VoltH2 has received building and environmental permits for the first large-scale green hydrogen generation facility in the Benelux region.
Sweden – Vattenfall has set lofty goals for dealing with wind turbine blades that have reached the end of their useful lives. There has been an immediate commitment to a landfill ban on dismantled wind turbine blades.
United Kingdom – Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL), a consortium formed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies, and Scottish developer Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), is investigating the use of offshore wind to power the industrial production of green hydrogen on the island of Flotta in Orkney, Scotland.
Sustainable energy and materials, such as coatings and catalysts, come a step closer. Now that the collaborating parties in the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building
Denmark – Energinet, the company building the world’s first offshore artificial energy island for the Danish government, has contracted Fugro to provide floating wind lidar measurements.
United States – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have reaffirmed their commitment to improving children’s development and well-being by expanding renewable energy access and promoting low-carbon measures to protect children from the effects of climate change, unsustainable energy practices, and environmental degradation.
United States – Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, ordered Haliade-X turbines from GE Renewable Energy for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind development in the United States.
Germany – BASF SE has invested €16 million in Pyrum Innovations, a technological business based in Dillingen/Saar, Germany, that specializes in the pyrolysis of waste tires.
The Netherlands – Wageningen University & Research and its collaborators have created a new form of aviation fuel made from bio-based agricultural waste streams.
Germany/The Netherlands – CTO of chemical giant, BASF Melanie Maas-Brunner is one of the key talkers at European Industry & Energy Summit 2021, on December 7 in Rotterdam Ahoy. Recently BASF announced major steps for the transition of its sites in Ludwigshafen and Antwerp.
United Kingdom – A bacterial cell is nearly 1,000 times larger than a poppy seed from your breakfast bagel. That little cell is around 1,000 times larger than the chemical structures being developed and studied by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) experts in order to alter how humans use energy.
Norway – Wärtsilä and Norwegian shipowner Eidesvik Offshore have signed a milestone collaboration agreement to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to use an ammonia-fueled combustion engine with the necessary fuel supply and safety system.
Australia – Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), a global renewable energy corporation, is collaborating with Incitec Pivot, Australia’s largest fertilizer provider, to perform a feasibility study to convert its ammonia-production facility on Gibson Island in Brisbane to run on green, renewable hydrogen. Currently, natural gas is used as a feedstock at the factory.
United States – TotalEnergies Petrochemicals & Refining USA, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, has announced its participation as a financing partner in The Recycling Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Coalition.
France/French Guiana – Hydrogene de France (HDF Energy), a Ballard Power Systems partner, has started construction of the CEOG Renewable Power Plant (CEOG) in French Guiana.
United Kingdom – Scotland’s first offshore wind undersea substation, built by Aker Offshore Wind, will be used by the company in its bids for large offshore wind farms.
France – TotalEnergies has officially opened the Normandy extension of Synova, the French leader in recycled polypropylene manufacture.
United States – The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is handing out a $20 million grant to showcase technology that will generate clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power.
Canada – Arbios Biotech (Arbios), a joint venture of Canadian Forest Products (Canfor) and Licella Holdings (Licella), has made the decision to move forward with the building of a groundbreaking biomass-to-low-carbon biofuel plant in Prince George, British Columbia.
Denmark – Wärtsilä will install Silverstream Technologies’ proprietary Air Lubrication System, the Silverstream System, on a large container vessel owned by A.P. Moller – Maersk
United States – A single device that generates fuel and oxidant from water and then converts the fuel and oxygen into electricity and water when a switch is flipped has a slew of advantages for terrestrial, space, and military applications.
Australia – The Victorian Government is minimizing waste by designing and developing new ways to use recycled materials into daily items.
United Kingdom – ExxonMobil has signed an Expression of Interest to capture, transport, and store CO2 from its Fife Ethylene Plant as part of the proposed Acorn carbon capture project in Scotland.
Italy – Enel Green Power launches “Scelta Rinnovabile” (Renewable Choice), an online crowd funding initiative that allows all citizens to participate in the investment to build new renewable plants in Italy, in order to support the country’s energy transition to more sustainable energy sources, while also directly involving the local communities that host the plants.
Finland – The technology group Wärtsilä has issued a report demonstrating the environmental and economic opportunities for states that decarbonize rapidly.
France – Carbios has officially opened and launched an industrial demonstration plant operating with its enzymatic recycling technology, C-ZYME, which was installed on the Cataroux site in Clermont-Ferrand.
United Kingdom – Toyota Tsusho UK (TTUK), in collaboration with Germany’s Uniper, Siemens Energy UK&I, and the United Kingdom’s Associated British Ports (ABP), has launched Project Mayflower, a feasibility study looking at the decarbonization potential of hydrogen, at the Port of Immingham in the United Kingdom in September 2021.
Italy/Congo – Eni has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, Paul Valentin Ngobo, the Minister of Hydrocarbons, Bruno Jean Richard Itoua, and the Minister of International Cooperation and Promotion of Public-Private Partnerships, Denis Christel Sassou N’Guesso, on the joint development of the country’s agro-biofuel sector.
The Netherlands – The Haliade-X prototype from GE Renewable Energy has begun operation at 14 MW in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. With this remarkable achievement, GE Renewable Energy becomes the first company in the industry to operate a turbine with this power output.
United Kingdom – Shell has inked a framework agreement with renewable energy producer Island Green Power to collaborate on the development of solar PV projects with co-located battery storage capacity, with an initial collaboration on over 700MW total generating capacity.
Ireland – ESB and energy storage experts Fluence announced a 75 MW / 150 MWh energy storage solution at ESB’s Poolbeg facility in Dublin, as well as a 30 MW / 60 MWh project at a second ESB plant at South Wall in Dublin.
Norway – VARD has obtained contracts for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs) with options for two further vessels, as well as the sales and conversion of one Platform Supply Vessel to a Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for Norwind Offshore in Lesund, Norway.
China – Over the last four decades, China’s incredible economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, making the country not only a leader in many industries, but also the world’s greatest carbon emitter, accounting for one-third of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
France – Governments must act more quickly and decisively on a wide variety of policy measures to enable low-carbon hydrogen to fulfill its potential to help the world achieve net zero emissions while boosting energy security, according to a new research released by the International Energy Agency.
United Kingdom – INEOS Energy completed the sale of its oil and gas business in Norway to PGNiG Upstream Norway AS for $615 million. The
United States – ESS Inc., a maker of long-life batteries based in the United States, announced today that it has signed a framework agreement with
Australia – Natural gas supplier Santos welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the carbon capture and storage (CCS) method for the Emissions Reduction Fund and
Japan – Panasonic Corporation has created a pure hydrogen fuel cell generator that creates electricity via a chemical reaction between high-purity hydrogen and oxygen in
Italy – Vestas has been awarded a 42 MW contract to repower the Monreale Partinico wind farm in Sicily, Italy. The contract is for the
Australia – The Australian government announced on Thursday a grant commitment of A$250 million ($180 million) to promote the development of carbon capture, utilization, and
Germany/Ireland – The Nordex Group has secured a 99.5 MW order from Ireland’s Oweninny Power DAC, a joint venture between ESB and Bord na Móna.
United States – Arevon, a major renewable energy firm, has obtained a master supply deal for a 2 GW/6 GWh supply of Tesla Megapack to
Germany – Royal Dutch Shell has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply and installation of 14 N131/3600 turbines in the Netherlands.
Poland – The first Polish hydrogen locomotive PESA (SM42-6Dn), was perhaps the most anticipated debut of the TRAKO 2021 International Railway Fair, as evidenced by the
Australia – Iberdrola has finished the installation of the final wind turbine at the world’s first wind-solar hybrid project: Port Augusta in South Australia. The
India – Carbon Clean, a leader in cost-effective carbon dioxide capture and separation technology, has successfully constructed and commissioned India’s first carbon capture plant for
Norway – Equinor and Rosneft have inked a partnership agreement on carbon management. The deal builds on the strategic collaboration between the two corporations in
Romania – Rompetrol Rafinare, a member enterprise of the KMG International Group, has finished the majority of the turnaround work on the Petromidia platform’s production
United States – Water usage is examined in new research by University of Wyoming scientists when bioenergy production is combined with carbon capture and sequestration,
United Kingdom – Mott MacDonald designed the first solar-powered park and ride in the United Kingdom, which opened today in Stourton, Leeds. The park and
United States – Shell Oil Products US, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has successfully started up and begun production of renewable natural gas
Norway – Yara International ASA and Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on establishing Clean Ammonia supply chains
United States – As the volume of marine shipping has increased substantially over the last decade, so have the corresponding greenhouse gas emissions. Between 2012
Germany – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have agreed to expand their existing collaboration. The
United States – Drax Group, the world’s largest sustainable biomass production and delivery firm, announced that work of the second of three satellite pellet factories in Arkansas has begun.
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United States- Windstream has signed a retail renewable energy agreement with ENGIE Resources, an ENGIE North America affiliate.
United Kingdom – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is developing its own Energy Compact to help the energy transition, with an emphasis on investments through its flagship urban sustainability initiative, EBRD Green Cities.
United Kingdom – Drax intends to acquire 80 percent of the construction materials and services required to deploy its climate-saving negative emissions technology bioenergy with
Germany – BASF has established the objective of contributing to a circular economy, in which raw materials are conserved, plastic waste is reduced, and products can reach their full potential throughout use, in collaboration with customers and partners.
The Netherlands – The Port of Rotterdam Authority has deepened its partnership with DeltaPort Niederrheinhäfen, allowing this set of inland ports in the northern Ruhr
China – Cathay Pacific has reaffirmed its commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by vowing to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of total fuel usage by 2030.
Philippines – First Gen-owned Energy Development Corporation (EDC), has launched a multi-sectoral movement among businesses in the Philippines to achieve net-zero carbon emissions.
United Kingdom – Petrofac has formed a strategic alliance with Protium, a prominent UK green hydrogen energy provider.
Belgium – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have announced a plan to secure sustainable energy for all,
United Kingdom – Wood has been named the integration project management contractor (IPMC) for Humber Zero, one of the UK’s top industrial decarbonization initiatives.
The Netherlands – The Buss Terminal in Eemshaven has been chosen as the wind turbine pre-assembly and installation port for the Dutch Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm.
Finland – Ahlstrom-Munksjö has introduced a groundbreaking mono-material oxygen barrier technology comprised entirely of cellulose fibers, in line with its ‘from Plastic to Purpose’ campaign.
United States – Ørsted and Williams have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to investigate possible Power-to-X projects in the United States.
Finland – Wärtsilä has signed the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization project, which was launched in connection with the United Nations General Assembly.
United Kingdom – INEOS Grangemouth plans to invest more than £1 billion in decreasing greenhouse gas emissions at its site to net zero by 2045, building on the 37 percent decrease in net CO2 emissions achieved since the site’s acquisition in 2005.
United States – Broad Reach Power has invested in SYL Battery’s 118-megawatt-hour (MWh) energy storage technology to support the Cascade Energy Storage project in Stockton, California.
United States – MEGlobal Americas has signed a deal with Calpine Energy Solutions to acquire renewable energy to meet 100% of MEGlobal’s anticipated power demands at its Oyster Creek, TX, site beginning in 2023.
India – UFlex, India’s largest flexible packaging company and a global pioneer in polymer sciences, has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance), a global non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating plastic waste from the environment.
Germany – GE, Fraunhofer IGCV, and voxeljet have launched a research collaboration to create the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications in order to simplify the production of crucial components for GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine.
Sweden – SCA and St1 have formed a partnership to develop and market liquid biofuels. SCA will provide the joint venture with tall oil and will invest around SEK 0.6 billion in the enterprise.
United Kingdom- Cedo, one of Europe’s major manufacturers of recycled plastic waste bags, revealed its Roadmap for Sustainable Business Growth.
The Netherlands – Sport Group and GBN-AGR have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to collaborate on the development of artificial grass recycling infrastructure and technologies throughout Europe.
United States – C-Crete Technologies and the US Department of Energy have agreed to work together to develop and market a novel class of nanoengineered materials for storing hydrogen onsite in industrial sites where it is produced as a byproduct.
Europe – Vestas will stop manufacturing in Lauchhammer, Germany, Viveiro, Spain, and Esbjerg, Denmark.
Europe – European Solar Energy Development JV, a joint venture firm formed by ReneSola Power and Eiffel Investment Group, has completed the acquisition of its first batch of 200MW solar projects in different European countries.
United States – Rise Light & Power, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the LS Power group, has unveiled plans for an innovative new renewable energy hub to connect New Jersey’s massive offshore wind resource to the state’s electric grid in an environmentally responsible, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
United Kingdom – In Leicester, England, Gore Street has acquired a 57MW construction-ready energy storage project.
Germany – REWE Group, one of Germany’s largest food retailers, has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Ørsted to purchase 100 MW of green electricity from Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm, scheduled to begin operations in 2025.
England – Petrofac has entered into an agreement with CO2 Capsol, a business that specializes in carbon capture technology, to collaborate on carbon capture projects.
Poland – Vestas has secured orders from Eurowind Energy A/S in Poland for three wind projects totaling 70 MW in capacity. The three projects, dubbed
Netherlands – Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) announced a final investment decision to construct an 820,000-tonne-per-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park
Spain – Iberdrola has begun operations of the Arauelo III solar plant (40 MW), which is Spain’s first photovoltaic project to incorporate a storage system,
Norway – Due to the impact of Europe’s record high natural gas prices on ammonia production margins, Yara is limiting production at a number of
Scotland – On 14 September 2021, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern successfully erected the final turbine at Moray East offshore wind farm, completing
France – Air Liquide and TotalEnergies have teamed up to decarbonize hydrogen production at TotalEnergies’ Normandy facility in France. This project will enable Air Liquide
Italy – Eni and Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) have struck a strategic partnership to expedite the ecological transformation of airports and to boost decarbonization activities
United Kingdom/United States – GE Renewable Energy has received official planning approval from the Local Planning Authorities for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing factory. This
South Korea/Germany – Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), a state-owned company, has partnered with Germany’s Siemens Energy AG to promote foreign green hydrogen development projects.
United States – OCI Solar Power, one of the state’s largest developers of utility-scale solar energy, CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally-owned, fully integrated electric
United States/Canada/Norway – Standard Lithium Ltd., a lithium technology and project development business, announced the launch of a pilot project in southern Arkansas to evaluate
Finland/Australia – Wärtsilä, a technology company, will sell a 9.2 MW / 8.7MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Australian Independent Power Producer (IPP).
United Kingdom – Wind energy presents a significant opportunity for the UK to become a global leader in wind turbine blade recycling, according to the
United Kingdom – Hydrogen innovation projects in the pipeline could generate nearly 17,000 high-tech, green jobs in the industrial heartlands of the United Kingdom, according
Germany/Taiwan – Vestas has obtained a 50 MW order from wpd AG, a German developer and operator of renewable energy projects, for three wind farms in Taiwan: Chuangwei 2, Leadway 2, and Hsinyuan.
United States – The Louisville Gas and Electric Company and the Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), in collaboration with the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER), have formed an innovative partnership to investigate carbon dioxide (CO2) capture at natural gas combined cycle power plants.
United Kingdom – Renewable Parts has formally opened its new Innovation Centre in Lochgilphead, a venture aimed at increasing the availability of circular economy parts solutions in the wind industry.
Vietnam – The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the global wind industry is calling on the Vietnamese government to postpone the FiT deadline for wind projects by at least six months as a COVID-19 relief measure for the wind sector in Vietnam.
United Kingdom – Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, has announced the consolidation of its Green Hydrogen and Fuel Cells businesses into a new Hydrogen Technologies division.
Germany – At RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm, a sustainable product makes its German debut. Siemens Gamesa and RWE have agreed to install a limited number of wind turbines with recyclable blades off the coast of Heligoland.
United States – Enerdyne Power Systems has began work on a state-of-the-art renewable natural gas (RNG) facility at the Twin Chimneys Landfill site in Honea Path, South Carolina, according to the Landfill Group and LS Power.
Norway – A cooperative agreement has been inked by RWE, NTE, and Havfram. The three businesses aim to compete in the Norwegian government’s floating offshore wind energy tender process, which will begin later this year.
Iceland – Climeworks has unveiled Orca, the world’s largest direct air capture and storage facility capable of permanently removing CO2 from the atmosphere.
United States – The US Department of Energy (DOE) has given $64.7 million in financing for projects focusing on developing cost-effective, low-carbon biofuels as part of a White House roundtable to launch the Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Grand Challenge to decarbonize the aviation sector by 2050.
Belgium/Vietnam – T&T Group and Ørsted have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to begin a strategic collaboration in Vietnam on offshore wind.
Denmark/United States – Maersk has invested in California-based WasteFuel, a start-up focused on turning waste into sustainable aviation fuel, green bio-methanol, and renewable natural gas.
The Netherlands – Nobian’s chlorine facility in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be added to Vattenfall’s flexible capacity to better balance the grid as the first large-scale industrial customer.
United States – The New Bedford Ocean Cluster (NBOC), in collaboration with Vineyard Wind 1, has launched Act Local, a program aimed at maximizing the positive economic impacts of the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the greater New Bedford region by encouraging local businesses to participate in the offshore wind industry.
United States – The Solar Futures Study, issued by the US Department of Energy (DOE), details the substantial role solar will play in decarbonizing the nation’s electricity infrastructure.
Norway – As a founding member of the LINCCS (linking carbon capture and storage) consortium, Wärtsilä will play a key role in the development of maritime carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
United States – Gevo intends to establish an alcohol-to-hydrocarbon process pilot unit at its Luverne site in Minnesota.
Belgium – The European Commission has issued a new request for ideas for significant cross-border EU energy infrastructure projects listed on the 4th Union list of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs), which will be co-financed by grants totaling 785 million EUR from the EU budget.
Germany – Ballard and QUANTRON’s collaboration is expected to speed the deployment and commercial adoption of fuel cell technologies.
UAE – Mubadala Petroleum and Eni have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate collaboration opportunities in the energy transition sector, including hydrogen and carbon capture, utilization, and storage, that are aligned with their respective decarbonization ambitions.
Denmark – A new Innovation Fund Denmark project will create technology that minimizes CO2 emissions from cement manufacturers while also providing fuel with a low CO2 footprint.
The Netherlands – Wärtsilä has developed and implemented a mobile battery container solution that will allow inland waterway vessels to operate with zero emissions.
United States – BHP and Caterpillar have agreed to collaborate on the development of zero-emissions battery-powered big mining trucks.
Australia – With the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Port of Townsville and Ark Energy, North Queenslanders could be shipping 120,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen to South Korea within the next decade.
Denmark – Ørsted and ATP are bringing in three world-leading industrial construction experts to support Ørsted and ATP’s bid for the North Sea energy island.
United States – EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) and Clean Power Alliance (CPA) have signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Desert Quartzite Solar-plus-Storage project.
United States – BioLogiQ, a global pioneer and maker of plant-based biopolymers for use in the creation of plastic products, has created a NuPlastiQ BioBlend for use with polypropylene in Spun Bond Fabric, Melt-Blown Fabric, and Fiber for Yarn non-woven applications.
Germany – The University of Bayreuth develops high-temperature electrolysis (HTEL) research as part of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research-funded hydrogen flagship programs (BMBF).
Europe – Innosea, a subsidiary of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group), has been named one of 16 project partners in the European SCalable Offshore Renewable Energy Sources (EU-SCORES) project, a €45 million marine energy initiative led by the Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC).
Germany – The BMW Group is speeding up its efforts to address climate change.
Sweden – Swedish Plastic Recycling (Svensk Plastatervinning) intends to construct the world’s largest and most advanced plastic recycling complex, known as Site Zero in Motala, Sweden.
Russia/Japan – PAO NOVATEK and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry inked a Memorandum of Understanding on ammonia, hydrogen, and carbon capture, use and storage.
The Netherlands – BASF has completed the purchase of 49.5 percent of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid from Vattenfall, with the consent of all competent authorities.