Covestro to deploy innovative heat battery from Rondo Energy

Germany – Covestro is partnering with Rondo Energy to install an innovative heat battery. The Rondo Heat Battery stores intermittent renewable electricity and delivers continuous high-temperature steam. The Breakthrough Energy Catalyst foundation set up by Bill Gates and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are supporting this installation of the heat battery, which is scheduled to […]

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Electrolysis and CCU scaling to impact

The Netherlands – About 100 people attended the TNO VoltaChem annual event today at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen discussing the latest developments in industrial electrification. This year’s event focused on scaling-up water electrolysis and carbon capture and utilization (CCU) value chains. Staying within the 1.5 degrees global heating scenario requires a simultaneous energy- […]

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Neste and Lotte Chemical team up on renewable chemicals and plastics

Finland – Neste and South Korean chemical company Lotte Chemical are teaming up to replace fossil resources with renewable raw materials in the manufacturing of chemicals and plastics. This will enable products and applications with a lower carbon footprint compared to those produced from fossil resources. The collaboration will see Neste providing renewable Neste RE, […]

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Aemetis has received a second patent for technology that allows for the generation of low carbon intensity renewable fuels from waste wood feedstocks.

Perpetual Next builds largest torrefaction plant for biocoal production

Estonia – Perpetual Next is to expand biocoal production at its site in Estonia. It also has plans for large-scale biomethanol production at its Baltania site. The company will partner with TSI to build the world’s largest reactors for biocoal production. Perpetual Next produces biocoal by torrefaction of woody waste streams. Currently, the company has […]

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SolarDuck receives certification for ‘Merganser’  

Netherlands – Bureau Veritas (BV), a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC), has awarded the Dutch-Norwegian renewable energy company SolarDuck the world’s first Prototype Certification for a floating offshore solar technology, as applied in SolarDuck’s 0.5 MW pilot “Merganser”. This certification represents a significant step forward in the development of marine renewable energy […]

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