Tagged Carbon

Clean Hydrogen From Nuclear Power

By Robert Rapier Hydrogen was thrust into the spotlight as a promising clean energy source by President George W. Bush in his 2003 State of the Union address. President Bush touted the potential for a “hydrogen economy” that would greatly slow the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Since then, billions of dollars have…

California Develops Proposal to Achieve Clean Vehicle Future

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Simon Mui With transportation now the largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., the state that created car culture is now driving toward eliminating tailpipe pollution.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

Will BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil ever reach net zero emissions?

By Dario Kenner Hello everyone, I have just joined this group and would like to hear your opinion on the following questions:1) Will BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil ever reach net zero emissions?2) What is the role of policy makers in accelerating the energy transition?3) How does the amount and type of compensation that executives and…

California plan: 80% EVs by 2035, 50-mile plug-in hybrids, tighter tailpipe emissions

By [email protected] (Bengt Halvorson) Last September, an executive order from California governor Gavin Newsom said that the state will plot a course to “end sales of internal combustion passenger vehicles by 2035.” The Trump administration had already removed California’s emissions authority, been dismissive of electric vehicles, and replaced the existing emissions… Read Full Article Here…

EU approves €400 million aid scheme to develop renewables in Denmark

By Renewable Energy World The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Danish aid scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources: onshore and offshore wind, wave power plants, hydroelectric power plants and solar PV. The measure will help Denmark reach its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute…

Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?

By Charley Rattan Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?“Methanol’s physical and chemical properties are ideal for combustion engines and it has excellent ignition properties,” explains Toni Stojcevski, General Manager, Sales, Project Services at Wärtsilä. “It’s one of the best alternative fuels to meet current and future emissions targets in terms of NOx,…

North Sea Transition Deal

By Charley Rattan North Sea Transition Deal 1. The sector committing to early targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from production against a 2018 baseline and the government identifying potential funding opportunities for early offshore electrification.2. The Deal will commit to deliver investment of up to £14-16 billion by 2030 in new energy…

US DOE announces $12 Million for enhanced geothermal technology improvement

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced up to $12 million for technologies that can make geothermal systems more efficient for clean, renewable energy production. The funding is designed to help scientists and engineers unlock the full potential of enhanced geothermal power to help tackle the climate crisis and…

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