Quinbrook starts work on $3.5 billion green steel project in Queensland

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Queensland, Australia could become home to one of the largest green steel projects in the world, with Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (QIP) announcing it has commenced devel...

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Italy's Eni reveals a 30 percent cut in scope 1 and 2 emissions from 2018

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Italian energy company Eni announced it had cut its net scope 1 and 2 emissions in the upstream sector by 40 percent in 2023, compared with a 2018 baseline. It said particular atte...

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India can shoulder global demand for green hydrogen, Bhalla tells World Hydrogen Summit

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India aims to emerge as a leading exporter of green hydrogen globally and is determined to play a pivotal role in the global hydrogen economy, the country's top renewable energy bu...

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China activates first large-scale sodium-ion battery

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China has started operation of its first large-scale sodium-ion battery storage station, the company operating the battery has announced. China Southern Power Grid Energy Storage, ...

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Just 57 companies responsible for 80 percent of global emissions

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Around 80 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions since 2016 can be directly linked to just 57 companies operating in the oil, gas, coal and cement space — and their emissions h...

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Sinopec, TotalEnergies sign deal to produce SAF using Sinopec's waste oils

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced the company had signed an agreement with France's TotalEnergies to jointly produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in...

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Data Point: Europe's first quarter energy mix is looking cleaner than ever

The first quarter of 2024 is looking good for clean energy in Europe. A record 60 percent of the continent's electricity in the first two months of the year came from clean sources...

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US unveils strictest car emission norms to boost EV offtake

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US President Joe Biden announced the country's strictest vehicle exhaust emissions regulations as part of attempts to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles. The new norms ...

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Battery recycling company Lohum raises $54 million in Series B funding

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Battery recycling and reuse company Lohum Cleantech has raised ₹450 crore (about $54 million) as a part of its ongoing Series B round of funding, according to multiple media report...

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India cuts royalties for mining 12 critical minerals, including Vanadium

India's Cabinet has approved new royalty rates for mining of 12 critical and strategic minerals -- Beryllium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Gallium, Indium, Rhenium, Selenium, Tantalum, Telluri...

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Europe offers $400 mn for Italian green H2 valley that will decarbonize steel

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European authorities have decided to offer up to €370 million ($400 million) to Italian companies seeking to set up a 'Green Hydrogen Valley' in the country's southern region of Pu...

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BluSmart becomes zero-emissions company following deal for 30 MW green power

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India's all-electric ride hailing company BluSmart has signed a multi-year power purchase agreement with Tata Power to source green power, in the process becoming India's first mob...

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Queensland begins work on 250 MW/ 500 MWh Swanbank BESS

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Queensland state has started construction work on one of the biggest batteries in Australia: a 250 MW/ 500 MWh system at Swanbank that will offer two hours of storage capacity. Que...

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Indonesia allows storage of foreign CO2 to boost carbon capture sector

Indonesia has issued new regulations on carbon capture and storage (CCS), under which CCS operators can earmark 30 percent of their total storage capacity for imported carbon dioxi...

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BASF bags German funding approval for 54 MW electrolyzer

German chemical company BASF has received funding approval for a 54 MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer that will have produce up to 8,000 metric tons of hydrogen per ye...

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H2 Green Steel sews up €4.2 billion in financing for green steel plant

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Swedish steelmaker H2 Green Steel announced the company had signed definitive debt financing agreements for up to €4.2 billion in project financing for the company's upcoming green...

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ACC, Circulor tie-up for supply chain, emissions mapping ahead of European battery passport rules

Battery manufacturing company Automotive Cells Co (ACC) and UK startup Circulor announced a partnership to verify the green credentials of raw materials that ACC uses to manufactur...

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Veolia eyes 8 GW of green capacity, top spot in Europe’s district heating, building efficiency

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French water-waste-and-district heating company Veolia has a target to increase its energy production capacity from biofuels and renewables by 50 percent to 8 GW by 2030, the compa...

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Sainsbury's forays into ultra-rapid EV charging with 150kW bays from Kempower

Sainsbury's last year transitioned a store to 100 percent EV de, while launching another one that runs 100 percent on renewable power. Image: Sainsbury's

British supermarket giant Sainsbury's announced its foray into EV charging, launching an ultra-rapid EV charging venture that aims to set up over 750 charging bays at more than 100...

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Green progress: Germany’s CO2 emissions fall to 1950s levels after RE dominates energy mix

Germany's carbon dioxide emissions fell to their lowest in 70 years in 2023, touching levels last seen in the 1950s, the think tank Agora Energiewende announced. This was largely d...

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India studying advanced building materials, wastewater treatment to reduce CO2 footprint

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India's Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) has partnered with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to drive advancements in the country's construction a...

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Daily Shorts: Fonterra to cut farm emissions, Oxy wants to licence its carbon capture technology, and more

Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, said it would reduce farm emissions by 30 percent by 2030, largely by improving farm practices, deploying novel technologies, and plan...

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Green concrete offers a quick fix to building emissions

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The buildings & construction sector is among the most polluting industries in the world, accounting for up to 40 percent of global carbon emissions, according to one estimate. ...

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Daily Shorts: Singapore’s Sembcorp eyes 25 GW RE capacity by 2028, Orsted cancels projects due to ship shortage, and more

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Danish wind developer Orsted has cancelled two offshore projects off the coast of New Jersey, but that had less to do with margin squeeze and more to do with supply side bottleneck...

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EU sets 100 pc emission reduction for new cars, vans by 2035

The European Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional political agreement on stricter CO2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans. The landmark a...

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Hitachi Energy and H2 Green Steel ink MoU for decarbonization of the steel industry

Hitachi Energy has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with H2 Green Steel to leverage electrification, digitalization, and hydrogen to support the dec...

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Zero Carbon Ventures, Levidian Nanosystems partners to bring CO2 reduction tech to the Middle East

Zero Carbon Ventures, dedicated to bringing carbon-reducing technologies to the Middle East, has announced that it has completed a major deal with British climate tech experts Levi...

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Air Liquide, Toyota, and CaetanoBus ink MoU to fast-track H2 mobility development in Europe

Air Liquide, CaetanoBus, and Toyota Motor Europe have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop integrated hydrogen solutions. This will include infr...

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ONGC, Norway’s Equinor ink pact to co-operate on E&P, clean energy

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Equinor ASA, the Norwegian state-owned multinational energy...

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IIT Guwahati, NTPC to develop new tech for capturing CO2 at power plants

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has announced that it has partnered with NTPC Limited to design and develop a highly energy-efficient plant to capture carbon diox...

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