Hydrogen

Longtime conventional power engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Black & Veatch made officially its plans to move away from new-build or life-extending coal-fired plant projects. The Kansas-based EPC contractor has been involved with coal-fired power plants around the world since its founding more than 100 years ago. From now on, however, Black & Veatch...
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Europe can emerge from the coronavirus pandemic with a significantly clearer pathway to a net-zero future if it takes the right actions now. That’s according to Roberto Castiglioni, the co-founder and chief executive of London-headquartered sustainable investment consultancy Ikigai Group. He said the “silver lining to Covid” was the knock-on effect it would have on...
Hydropower

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, announced it has joined forces with the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to develop a large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight, England. This site will be eligible to bid into future UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation rounds, according to a press release....
Hydrogen

In one of the most striking signs that the hydrogen-powered generation revolution may be upon the industry sooner than later, a group will transition its combined cycle gas turbine power plant to run partially on hydrogen by a late 2021 start-up and go 100 percent H2 by 2030. The Long Ridge Energy Terminal (pictured) in...
Solar

Most reports had predicted that the clean energy industry, which encompasses Energy Efficiency, Renewables, Clean Vehicles, Grid & Storage and Clean Fuels, would add more 175,000 jobs in 2020, but with the pandemic, the sector is now approaching the end of the year down 477,862 jobs as a stalled recovery plagues the sector. The sector...
Hydrogen

Norwegian chemical company Yara and Danish energy giant Ørsted have joined forces to develop a 100MW wind-powered electrolyzer plant for renewable hydrogen production. The aim of the project is to replace fossil-based hydrogen with renewable hydrogen for ammonia production in Yara’s Sluiskil plant, located in the Dutch province of Zeeland. The renewable hydrogen would generate around...
Solar

According to research company BloombergNEF (BNEF), green bonds have passed their biggest milestone yet, with more than $1 trillion issued since these securities first emerged in 2007. BNEF says that green bonds are the longest standing and most heavily used instrument in the sustainable debt market, which covers a range of fixed-income products offering environmental...
Hydrogen

Last week, Entergy Corporation announced its commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The company also reaffirmed its commitments to grid reliability and affordability for customers. Key actions by Entergy include: Ongoing integration of renewable energy resources, storage and innovative applications of conventional generation. Also, continuing investment in existing zero-carbon nuclear power and modern,...
Hydrogen

Entergy Corp. will collaborate with Mitsubishi Power on bringing decarbonization projects to the utility’s businesses in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. A major part of the collaboration will be focused on hydrogen-fueled technologies. Hydrogen does not contain a carbon atom and can be produced via electrolysis fueled by renewable or carbon-free nuclear resources. “For two...
Storage

‘Zero-percenter’ utilities show significant gaps between their stated goals and the required actions to achieve full decarbonization by 2050. “The math simply doesn’t yet add up,” says Deloitte in a review of the actions being taken by 22 United States utilities – ‘zero-percenter utilities – that have announced net zero or carbon free electricity goals....