Tagged Emissions

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]s.com (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…

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

By Renewable Energy World By Erin Murphy and Christie Hicks, EDF As the United States moves toward decarbonization, cities and states must use all means available to reduce climate pollution, and natural gas utilities should be at the forefront of this rapid energy transition. Gas utilities are the subject of increasing scrutiny because plans to…

Study: Synthetic fuels cost more money and cause more CO2 emissions vs. batteries

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) As buzz around synthetic fuels builds, the Europe-focused environmental group Transport & Environment (T&E) cautions that vehicles burning these supposedly greener fuels may cause more carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions than battery-powered vehicles, and cost more as well. That’s the conclusion T&E voiced in a position paper asking… Read Full Article Here For…

Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says; Senate Reinstates Obama-Era Controls on Climate-Warming Methane

By Mark Silverstone An upcoming UN report will finally declare the urgent need to reduce methane emissions. It “…is expected to be published next month by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the United Nations Environment Programme.” “It follows new data that showed that both carbon dioxide and methane levels in the atmosphere reached…

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