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Hitachi drops ABB Power Grids and is now officially Hitachi Energy

This summer Hitachi announced its intention to change its name to Hitachi Energy and drop the joint venture name it adopted when it purchased the grid business from ABB. Today, the company is announcing that the former name, Hitachi ABB Power Grids, has been officially changed to simply Hitachi Energy.

Embodied carbon vs operational carbon: What’s the difference, and why does it matter?

The key to decreasing the built environment’s impact on climate change is to reduce carbon emissions. To achieve long-term benefits, the whole lifecycle of a building must be taken into consideration.

Here’s how developing countries can do more on climate

Our planet faces unprecedented climate risks, and world leaders are gathering at COP26 in Glasgow next month with a mandate to stave off disaster.

World Energy Outlook 2021: Transition to renewables not fast enough for net-zero targets

The International Energy Agency called for "unmistakable" action by world leaders to reduce emissions ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference, warning that the global transition to renewable energy isn't happening quickly enough to meet net-zero goals.

Microgrids missing from Biden’s solar plan

Instead of undertaking fundamental industry structure analysis, with examination of strategic, technical, and economic evaluation of options in the electricity industry, what we have is obvious, anticlimactic: “deploy solar.”

ESS becomes first U.S. long-duration energy storage company to list on NYSE

On top of inking a massive 2 GWh deal with SB Energy, and reaching an agreement to supply Enel Green Power with 17 battery systems in Spain, ESS became the first long-duration energy storage system company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Will New York City’s largest buildings meet emissions reduction limits by 2024?

Property-owners prepare to comply with ambitious laws to cut carbon as compliance dates loom.

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm installs first turbine foundation

The $4 billion Seagreen Offshore Wind Project is Scotland's largest and the world's deepest, fixed-bottom offshore wind farm.

Energy giants launch ‘world’s largest’ clean hydrogen infrastructure fund

Global energy companies TotalEnergies and Air Liquide have partnered with French construction firm VINCI and a group of international companies to launch what they are calling the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure fund.
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Arizona nuclear to clean hydrogen project receives $20 million from Dept. of Energy

The Biden administration remains committed to the deployment of green hydrogen, despite skepticism by climate groups.