Monash/Hokkaido team produces diesel blend fuel via CO2 hydrogenation in methanol over new catalyst

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The project has recently received funding for further research into the industrialization and scale-up of the catalyst and process by the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), India.

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PHEVLERs are the Zero CO2 Clean Green Machines of the Future

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These vehicles are the green machines that will provide a critical part of the renewable and sustainable society that we need for the future. [ PHEVLERs of the future should be made with flex-fuel engines that can use any blend of biofuel to serve all of their liquid fuel needs. Our desired future infrastructure will enable advanced biofuels to be made using energy only from renewable electricity and biofuel. 4 ] PHEV Vehicles of the Future - Autopedia Wiki. [

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Volvo Car Corporation challenges EU’s goals and tactics on cutting CO2 emissions; CEO says electrified vehicles will struggle to pass 1% market share by 2020

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In a talk at the seminar “ EU Debate on Electromobility ” organized by Volvo Car Corporation and held at Autoworld in Brussels, Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, said that jobs, investment and competitiveness in the European car industry could be threatened by the European Commission’s approach towards vehicle electrification. Volvo Car Corporation urges the EU to coordinate incentives whilst supporting research and development.

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Volvo Car Corporation DRIVe diesels with automatic transmission now deliver same fuel consumption as manual versions

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Volvo Car Corporation’s DRIVe Towards Zero also includes improvements of the gasoline engines. CO2 emissions at 135 g/km. Environmental Architecture engine range in future models. Volvo Car Corporation’s 1.6-liter diesel combined with the automatic Powershift gearbox now delivers the same low fuel consumption and CO 2 levels as the manual DRIVe versions. The combination of the four-cylinder, 1.6-liter diesel engine (115 hp) with the six-speed Powershift.

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Toyota announces aggressive environmental targets through 2050; cutting new vehicle CO2 by 90% compared to 2010

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focusing development resources on the commercial application of silicon carbide power semiconductors (jointly developed with Denso Corporation and Toyota Central R&D Labs., The company will also promote the global rollout of conservation activities beyond the Toyota Group and its business partners by establishing three future-oriented global projects in 2016.

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DENSO and Thai ITS association partner on V2X to ease traffic congestion and reduce CO2 emissions

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DENSO Corporation and DENSO International Asia Co. DENSO Corporation, DIAT and Thai ITS will collaborate their research efforts to gather wireless data on urban streets, as well as evaluate and analyze information systems that are commercialized in Japan to determine its adaptability to the traffic conditions of Thailand. The results of the project will be used in formulating future ITS policies in Thailand.

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Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota introducing fuel cell trucks and fuel cell power generators for studies on CO2 reduction

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and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO 2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation. The two companies aim to contribute to the realization of a low-carbon and hydrogen-based society in the future, by way of introducing vehicles and power generators to be newly developed by Toyota that use hydrogen. Seven-Eleven Japan Co.,

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Australian Government releases discussion paper on mandatory CO2 standards for new light-duty vehicles beginning in 2015

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In July 2011, the Government announced its Clean Energy Future plan to reduce CO 2 emissions across all sectors of the Australian economy. A 2011 analysis of 2010 vehicle sales data by the National Transport Commission (NTC) indicates that across the 15 largest manufacturers which supply around 94% of vehicles to the Australian market, the corporate average CO 2 emissions ranged from 175 g/km to 237 g/km.

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DOE Selects 19 Projects to Monitor and Evaluate Geologic CO2 Storage

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The project team will assemble and test the instrument in the laboratory, then validate its operation and reliability at a Center for Zero Emissions Research and Technology site and at the future Big Sky Carbon Sequestration Partnerships large-scale CO 2 storage test site. West Virginia University Research Corporation , Morgantown, W.V.

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NITI Aayog launches ‘Shoonya’ Campaign to promote zero pollution delivery vehicles

Electric Vehicles India

As part of the campaign, a corporate branding and certification programme is being launched to recognise and promote the industry’s efforts towards transitioning to EVs for final-mile deliveries. NITI Aayog launches ‘Shoonya’ Campaign to promote zero pollution delivery vehicles.

Daimler targeting carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039; PHEVs and EVs > 50% of sales by 2030

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Daimler AG aims to have a carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039, said Ola Källenius, the future Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, and currently still responsible for Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development as a member of the Board of Management. But as a company founded by engineers, we believe technology can also help to engineer a better future. At the same time we want to significantly reduce CO2 emissions per vehicle.

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WWF and Toyota form global partnership, join forces on Living Asian Forest Project; a focus on rubber

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WWF and Toyota Motor Corporation have entered into a five-year agreement aimed at accelerating the globe’s transition to sustainability. Toyota is the first car company and the first Japanese company to sign a Global Corporate Partnership agreement with WWF. In the future, the project will expand to the Greater Mekong region. The Living Asian Forest Project will specifically help accomplish one of the six challenges: to establish a future society in harmony with nature.

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Researchers gain fundamental insight into FCC catalyst aging; implications for improving catalyst and reactor design

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Now, researchers from Albemarle Corporation, Utrecht University and Stanford University have developed a new method for observing fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst behavior at the nanoscale. We expect that these new insights about catalyst aging could significantly influence future FCC catalyst and even reactor design, for example, by designing catalyst particles with an outer surface layer that is lean in zeolite material and rich in huge macropores.

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France December 2020

EV Sales

A future star lands in a record market (19% share!) Now, how much of this is actual demand, and how much is CO2 compliance? If the overall automotive market had a horrible 2020 (-26% YoY), with the 1.7

Proposed Changes to the Federal EV Tax Credit Passed by the House of Representatives

EV Adoption

And many of these vehicles are large SUVs and trucks, with near or above 100 kWh battery packs which produce significant CO2 emissions in their mining and manufacturing process.

Statoil Canada oil sands SAGD project produces first oil

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Future phases of the Kai Kos Dehseh steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project are also under study. Statoil originally entered Kai Kos Dehseh through the acquisition of North American Oil Sands Corporation in 2007. Statoil Canada has produced first oil from its SAGD (steam-assisted gravity drainage) Leismer Demonstration Project (LDP) in the Canadian oil sands after initiating steam injection in September 2010, one month ahead of schedule.

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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, several conflicting reports about the future of EVs have emerged: some predict EVs to grow by 38% year-over-year, while others forecast a 43% drop. The future of EVs looks bright, despite COVID-19.

DOE NETL selects 12 fossil-fuel power systems projects for funding

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The project has future applications for supercritical CO2 cycles in power plants, nuclear power, solar power and natural gas combined cycle units. Siemens Corporation. Success will lead to increased operational reliability of the chemical looping technology with impacts for CO2 capture from solid and gaseous fuel conversion.

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Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

Sure, an electric car would be nice, but that would have been last Sunday, when the nearly 80 electric vehicles in a “CO2 Race&# combed the streets of Copenhagen. “The present is theirs, the future is ours,&# as Nicola Tesla said. And hundreds of mayors and corporate leaders committed their futures to meaningful action. The EVs projected live red coordinates on a giant globe above the central square to spell out CO2.

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Does the US Senate Have The Balls To Stand Up For Your Children? Not Without YOU Forcing Them To

Creative Greenius

Here on the local scene in the South Bay of Los Angeles our local elected officials are doing their homework, understand the tipping point we now stand upon and are acting to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by completing their carbon inventories and creating Climate Action Plans to get us to the safe zone of 350 ppm of CO2.

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Nissan and JATCO Develop Next-Generation CVT

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The new CVT is scheduled to appear in compact Nissan vehicles worldwide in the near future. The need to improve fuel economy, with the resulting reductions in CO2 emissions motivated us to step up our efforts in the joint development with JATCO of this next-generation CVT. Shuichi Nishimura, corporate vice president, Nissan Powertrain Engineering Division. Next-generation CVT. Click to enlarge. Nissan Motor Co., and its affiliate transmission supplier JATCO Ltd.

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ARPA-E announces $36M for high-temperature materials projects

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Their high pressure and high temperature characteristics offer great potential for power plant size and cost reduction to enable future high efficiency modular power generation systems. Supercritical CO2 Micro Tube Recuperator: Manufacturing, Testing and Laser Weld Qualification – $1,640,000.

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Toyota develops tropospheric ozone-concentration simulator for South and East Asia

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Toyota Central R&D Labs., To improve accuracy, the simulator developed in the research project combined: Energy consumption under current conditions and projected energy consumption based on future energy policies for each of the countries in South and East Asia; CO 2 , NO x , and VOC emissions; and. have developed a simulator able to predict tropospheric ozone concentrations across the whole of South and East Asia.

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Your AB 920 Greenius Update & A Call For Three Times The Sun!

Creative Greenius

One of the groups I support and learn from is Environment California who have been great advocates of AB 811 and AB 920, the one-two punch for solar we absolutely need to drive solar sales at the rate demanded by today’s CO2 levels. The RPS program requires electric corporations to increase procurement from eligible renewable energy resources by at least 1% of their retail sales annually, until they reach 20% by 2010 and to 33% by 2020.

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Kia join chorus of calls to start Hydrogen Infrastructure

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Korean car manufacturer Kia is the latest carmaker to add their weight behind a joint ‘Letter of Understanding’ being sent out to governments, energy companies and other organisations to develop accessible hydrogen infrastructure for future fuel cell electric vehicles. FCEV’s are part of Kia’s EcoDynamics strategy, an initiative which will bring to the market a range of products and technologies designed to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel efficiency.

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NHTSA, EPA propose first greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks and buses

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For purposes of the proposed rulemaking, the heavy-duty fleet incorporates all on-road vehicles rated at a gross vehicle weight at or above 8,500 pounds, and the engines that power them, except those covered by the current GHG emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for model years 2012-2016. The agencies are proposing to set corporate average standards for heavy-duty pickup trucks and vans, similar to the approach taken for light-duty vehicles.

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MIT Report Finds Natural Gas Has Significant Potential to Displace Coal, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Role in Transportation More Limited

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Based on the work of the multidisciplinary team, with advice from a board of 16 leaders from industry, government and environmental groups, the report examines the future of natural gas through 2050 from the perspectives of technology, economics, politics, national security and the environment. The overbuilding of natural gas combined cycle plants starting in the mid-1990s presents a significant opportunity for near term reductions in CO2 emissions from the power sector.

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DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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superconducting wire that can be used in future advanced wind turbine generators. Corporation, Columbia. motor with the potential to efficiently power future. Corporation). Corporation). superconducting wire that can be used in future advanced. develop processes that use water and recycled CO2 as the. Corporation. Corporation. Corporation, Cree Inc., Gap Devices Satcon Technology Corporation will develop a high power.

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World Earth Day & The Green Reset

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It’s estimated that UK households waste 4.5million tonnes of food every year , which creates greenhouse gases 21 times more damaging to the environment than CO2 when left to rot in landfill. So, whether you start small or go all out, everything you do counts towards a more sustainable future.

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Japanese carmakers still ‘most sustainable’

Green Cars News

A focus on tailpipe CO2 emissions has distracted away from the impact of car production, suggests Professor Frank Figge who co-authored the ‘Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing’ study. However, while issues such as fleet consumption and CO2 emissions have been firmly put on the public agenda, the equally considerable environmental impact of the production phase of car manufacturing has as yet been largely ignored.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Volkswagen CEO says "Future belongs to electric cars," has gained German government support for development. Some of our engineers think we must go beyond lithium-ion," said Katsuaki Watanabe, president of the Toyota Motor Corporation, referring to what is now the leading battery technology for electric vehicles. ( The resulting fuel efficiency improvements mean lower CO2 emissions and less fossil fuel consumption and, therefore, less pollution.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In the future, utilities will pay you to plug-in your vehicle. For the future, Renault is working on development of exchangeable batteries for continuous mobility. EPA declares CO2 a “threat to public health&# Alternative Energy Stocks The Time is Right for Gas-guzzler to Dual-mode EV Conversions Joel Makower: Two Steps Forward The Seven Sins of Greenwashing: Is Everybody Lying?

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IEA sees China lead the way in developing new cleaner coal technologies

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one of the world’s first pilot demonstrations of CO2 capture from a coal-fired power plant is located on the outskirts of Beijing. Finally, Mr. Tanaka urged governments and corporations to accelerate their efforts in working with China and shaping a cleaner future for all.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Electric cars and a smart electric grid have a bright future, according to panelists at a roundtable discussion on the subject that I attended last Friday in Boston. “I In the city of the future, could power suppliers be rivalled by innovative construction firms? “If any energy company ignores the long-term impact on future fossil-fuel-backed energy sales, they will be in for a shock.&#

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