EV Charging in Commercial and Industrial Buildings

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This growth is creating new business opportunities for commercial and industrial building owners who can meet EV driver needs for charging during the day while they are at work or visiting shopping malls, restaurants, and other commercial and industrial (C&I) destinations.

Höegh Autoliners signs Letter of Intent with China Merchants Heavy Industry to build ammonia-ready Aurora class vessels

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Höegh Autoliners entered into a Letter of Intent (LoI) with China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., CMHI) to build a series of its multi-fuel and ammonia-ready Aurora class vessels.

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CF Industries to build green ammonia plant in Louisiana

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CF Industries’ Board of Directors has approved a green ammonia project at the company’s flagship Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex to produce approximately 20,000 tons per year of green ammonia. CF Industries is a leading global manufacturer of hydrogen and nitrogen products for clean energy, emissions abatement, fertilizer, and other industrial applications. —Tony Will, president and CEO, CF Industries.

In Europe, industry and environmentalists call for binding targets for infrastructure for zero-emission trucks

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The common industry/NGO request comes ahead of the expected review of Europe’s Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (AFID) this year. In their letter, ACEA and T&E urge the Commission to make AFID fit for zero-emission trucks and buses, with binding targets for infrastructure in all EU member states to ensure seamless cross-border operations. Our industry is fully committed to the Green Deal and therefore carbon-neutral road freight transport by 2050 at the latest.

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Alcoa outlines technology roadmap to decarbonize aluminum industry

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outlined a technology roadmap to support its vision to reinvent the aluminum industry for a sustainable future. The Refinery of the Future: Targeting zero-carbon emissions alumina refining. Alcoa’s Refinery of the Future program will use a range of technologies and processes to design a refinery that lowers capital intensity, eliminates carbon emissions, and addresses other industry challenges, including reducing or eliminating bauxite residue. Alcoa Corp.

BNEF: steel industry set to pivot to hydrogen in green push; additional $278B for clean capacity and retrofits

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Steel production could be made with almost no carbon emissions through $278 billion of extra investment by 2050, according to a new report from research firm BloombergNEF (BNEF). Hydrogen and recycling are likely to play a central role in reducing emissions from steel production.

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TECO 2030 leading project to build hydrogen-powered high-speed vessel for the Port of Narvik

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The Port of Narvik in northern Norway needs a new workboat which should be both fast and emissions-free. Together with eight project partners, it is now seeking public funding to build one of the world’s first hydrogen-powered high-speed vessels.

Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

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Dürr is building a paint shop in Mexico for the BMW Group that meets the requirements for connected Industry 4.0 San Luis Potosí will build the BMW brand’s best-selling model series, the BMW 3 Series Sedan. In terms of the paint shop layout, Dürr relies on a simple industrial building without intermediate levels in conjunction with multi-functional body stores with high-bay storage technology. Industry 4.0

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Dana TM4 to build new electrodynamics facility in Sweden

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l, Sweden that will initially produce electric motors for the mobility industry. Sweden is a leader in renewable energy, with 98 percent of energy production being fossil free, which enables us to build our products using a more sustainable footprint in support of a zero-emissions future. Dana TM4, the joint venture between Dana Incorporated and Hydro-Que?bec, bec, North America’s largest renewable energy producer, is establishing a new manufacturing facility in A?ma?l,

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Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024.

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Report: Plastics industry will release more GHGs than coal plants in the US by 2030

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Plastics are on track to contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than coal plants in the US by 2030, according to new report by Beyond Plastics, a nationwide project based at Bennington College in Vermont. The US plastics industry reported releasing 114 million tons of greenhouse gases nationwide in 2020; an increase of 10 million tons over 2019. However, what the industry reports is less than half of what it actually releases, according to the analysis by Material Research.

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Building materials recycler switches fleet to Neste renewable diesel

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After examining electric-driven solutions to the carbon and emissions footprint of Argent’s fleet, it became clear the best fit would be low-carbon, sustainable, bio-based renewable diesel fuel, primarily due to the rugged duty cycles of its trucks and equipment.

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3.8% drop in EU’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2019; transport emissions rise

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Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) decreased by 3.8% The large decline in emissions, achieved before the COVID-19 crisis, was mainly due to reduced coal use for power generation. This decrease brought EU emissions to 24.0%

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CSIRO finds hydrogen could reduce aviation emissions within 5 years

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A new report from Australia’s national science agency CSIRO shows that clean hydrogen can significantly reduce aviation emissions with potential benefits seen within five years. Potential CO 2 emissions abatement using hydrogen-based technologies.

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Bloom Energy and Samsung Heavy Industries team up to build ships powered by solid oxide fuel cells running on natural gas

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Bloom Energy and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, today are collaborating to design and develop ships powered by Bloom Energy’s solid oxide fuel cell technology. Such an innovation will play a key role in helping the company exceed the 50% emissions reduction target, compared to 2008 levels, that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has mandated all shipbuilders should achieve by 2050. Emissions Fuel Cells Ports and Marine Regulations

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TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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Our ambition is to build an advanced innovation center combined with a giga factory, meaning that we will produce fuel cells with a capacity of 1200 megawatts, or 1.2 This will be the first volume production of fuel cells in Norway and a hub for the Norwegian hydrogen industry.

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BASF and RWE proposing 2GW offshore wind farm for green electricity and hydrogen for chemical industry

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RWE will develop, build and operate the wind park. Another output of this process is high-purity solid carbon, a valuable raw material that can replace carbon in various industrial sectors, such as the steel industry. million metric tons of CO 2 emissions per year, of which 2.8

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Gridtractor launches fleet electrification services to accelerate zero-emission agriculture

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While observing the rapid acceleration in EV adoption, especially in the heavy-duty sector, we realized that agriculture is an underserved industry in electrification. And considering the emissions generated by one tractor, we believe it is critical to help farmers adopt this technology faster and more seamlessly. Gridtractor has launched from stealth to develop charging technology, fleet electrification, and energy management services for electric tractors and heavy farm equipment.

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bp & Ørsted to produce green H2 at Lingen refinery; industrial-scale electrolyzer powered by offshore wind

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project for industrial-scale production of green hydrogen via the electrolysis of water using ?renewable renewable power, producing zero emissions. In their proposed Lingen Green Hydrogen project, the two firms intend to build an initial 50 ?megawatt

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Major miners commit to net zero GHG emissions by 2050 or sooner

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The members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) have collectively committed to a goal of net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 or sooner in line with the ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Accelerating action on Scope 3 GHG emissions.

Samsung Heavy Industries and Bloom Energy sign joint development agreement for SOFC-powered ships

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Solid-oxide fuel-cell manufacturer Bloom Energy and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to design and to develop fuel cell-powered ships.

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Rolls-Royce starts build of UltraFan aero-engine; 25% fuel efficiency improvement over first generation Trent

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Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest aero-engine, UltraFan. As engine build starts, other key parts are already coming together for delivery to Derby.

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction partners with RevoTech on production of hydrogen from waste plastic

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Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has embarked on the development of technology for producing hydrogen using waste plastic and vinyl. Doosan Heavy, which has been focused on building up its eco-friendly energy business, is widening its reach to include the hydrogen business.

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ELMS and Thermo King partner to build all-electric refrigerated delivery van prototype

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ELMS) ( earlier post ) and Thermo King, a strategic brand of Trane Technologies plc, plan to build an all-electric refrigerated delivery van. Today, the company offers several all-electric products, which is paving the way to an all-electric portfolio of zero emission cold chain solutions.

Four Major Trends in the eMobility Industry in 2021

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Here are other 4 major trends we have seen this year across the EV industry. Governments increase their influence on the e-Mobility industry. billion package that includes funds to put 1,000 zero-emission cars, 1,000 school buses and 1,000 public transit buses on the roads.

Universal Hydrogen announces $20.5M in Series A funding to build and test full-scale hardware for hydrogen commercial aircraft

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Founded in 2020 by aviation industry veterans Paul Eremenko, John-Paul Clarke, Jason Chua, and Jon Gordon, Universal Hydrogen is stitching together the end-to-end hydrogen value chain for aviation, both for hydrogen fuel and hydrogen-powered airplanes.

HYBRIT JV planning to begin building demo plant for fossil-free steel in 2023

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, the partners in the joint venture HYBRIT ( earlier post ), are preparing for the construction of a demonstration plant for the production of fossil-free steel on an industrial scale. We want to build the plant in Norrbotten. Emissions Manufacturing Materials

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Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities for SAF and renewable diesel; 820,000 tonnes/year

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Royal Dutch Shell will build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. It will produce low-carbon fuels such as renewable diesel from waste in the form of used cooking oil, waste animal fat and other industrial and agricultural residual products, using technology developed by Shell.

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DOE awarding $71M to 20 RD&D projects to cut GHG emissions, expand EV infrastructure; $5M to Achates for opposed-piston 2-stroke hybrid

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $71 million to 20 research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects with industry, academia, and non-profits including Clean Cities Coalitions for the creation of solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for on- and off-road vehicles and to accelerate the expansion of EV infrastructure and charging. (DE-FOA-0002475, Simultaneous Greenhouse Gas and Criteria Pollutants Emissions Reduction for Off-Road Powertrains.

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Linde to build, own and operate 24MW PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen

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Linde will build , own and operate a 24MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s industrial customers through the company’s existing pipeline network. In addition, Linde will distribute liquefied green hydrogen to refueling stations and other industrial customers in the region.

SGH2 building largest green hydrogen production facility in California; gasification of waste into H2

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The plant will feature SGH2’s technology, which will gasify recycled mixed paper waste to produce green hydrogen that reduces carbon emissions by two to three times more than green hydrogen produced using electrolysis and renewable energy, and is five to seven times cheaper.

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New industry collaboration for hydrogen trucking at mass-market scale in Europe: H2Accelerate

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Hold discussions with policy makers and regulators to encourage policies which can support a sustainable and speedy activation of the zero emissions long haul trucking market. As a growing number of governments and businesses align on a common vision of a net-zero emissions energy system, the H2Accelerate participants believe that hydrogen is an essential fuel for the complete decarbonisation of the truck sector.

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Study: Fossil fuel CO2 emissions reached max daily decline of 17% in April

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A preliminary analysis of global data has found that carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel sources reached a maximum daily decline of 17% in April as a result of drastic decline in energy demand that have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. Climate Change COVID-19 Emissions

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Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota begin discussions aimed at building a hydrogen-based city of the future

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Fukushima Prefecture and Toyota Motor Corporation have commenced discussions with various partners over building a city for a new future that makes use of hydrogen and technologies produced in Fukushima Prefecture.

FLITE consortium building Europe’s first Alcohol-to-Jet plant; Lanzatech technology

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The FLITE (Fuel via Low Carbon Integrated Technology from Ethanol) consortium, led by SkyNRG and with LanzaTech as the technology provider, will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJet Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) facility. The project received €20 million in grant funding from the EU H2020 program and is a major milestone on the path to a net-zero emission for the aviation industry. Sustainable aviation fuel is needed to reduce emissions from the aviation sector in the coming decades.

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LG Chem, Dansuk JV to build Korea’s first next-generation hydro-treated vegetable oil plant

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LG Chem and Korean biodiesel producer and exporter Dansuk Industrial will form a joint venture to build Korea’s first next-generation hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) plant. Dansuk Industrial will enter the HVO business using its first-generation biodiesel export capability and will be able to expand its bio-energy product portfolio to high value-added products centered on next-generation bio-fuels such as jet fuel.

Toyota to build prototype city of the future, powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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At CES, Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre (0.71 Building a complete city from the ground up, even on a small scale like this, is a unique opportunity to develop future technologies, including a digital operating system for the city’s infrastructure.

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Nutrien and EXMAR partner to build vessel powered by low-carbon ammonia

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Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, and EXMAR, a provider of floating solutions for the operation, transportation and transformation of gas, will jointly develop and build a low-carbon, ammonia-fueled vessel. Nutrien and EXMAR support the decarbonization of shipping and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Green House Gas (GHG) Strategy to reduce emissions. Select a shipyard capable of building an ammonia-powered vessel.

Ballard introduces fuel cell industry’s first commercial module to power ships: FCwave

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Ballard Power Systems has launched the fuel cell industry’s first module designed for primary propulsion power in marine vessels. Global efforts to decarbonize include commercial maritime activities, where Ballard intends to build on our leading position in zero-emission fuel cell solutions.

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MECA: industry could exceed relaxed US efficiency standards as it has to meet tighter standards elsewhere

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year-over-year increase in fuel efficiency and reduction in GHG emissions standards, which will result in projected overall industry averages of 40.4 In response, MECA (Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association), commented : Suppliers of emission control and efficiency technologies will continue to innovate and introduce new advancements to further improve fuel efficiency while continuing to lower tailpipe emissions across the light-duty vehicle fleet.

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Hyundai Motor Group building new fuel cell system plant in China; first outside of Korea

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The investment advances the Group’s global hydrogen leadership and supports its push into China’s rapidly developing hydrogen industry. Moreover, the Group will work with Chinese companies to participate in the Guangdong government’s hydrogen-related pilot project and initiatives, which will help Hyundai secure a competitive advantage in China’s hydrogen industry.

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Electric Vehicle Industry Associations – Joining Forces to Drive Adoption

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That’s where EV industry associations come in. They bring together visionary like minded individuals, companies, and NGOs to build the future of eMobility. The post Electric Vehicle Industry Associations – Joining Forces to Drive Adoption appeared first on Driivz.

BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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Using production processes and systems also employed in standard production, the company will be able to demonstrate the industrial feasibility of future battery cell generations. Up to 40% of a fully-electric vehicle’s CO 2 emissions come from battery cell production alone.

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