AW-Energy entering green hydrogen market with wave energy device

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AW-Energy Oy is entering the commercial hydrogen market by introducing a combined WaveRoller and HydrogenHub process for the production of green hydrogen. In AW-Energy’s concept, wave energy complements solar power production to enable large-scale green hydrogen.

Xcel Energy, INL to use nuclear energy for clean hydrogen production; HTSE

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Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will work with Idaho National Laboratory to demonstrate a system that uses a nuclear plant’s steam and electricity to split water. This is a game-changer for both nuclear energy and carbon-free hydrogen production for numerous industries.

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CSIRO report highlights potential for Australia in critical energy minerals with full energy value chain

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The Critical Energy Minerals Roadmap shows how the mining and manufacturing sectors can work together to turn critical minerals resources such as lithium and silicon into much needed products for renewable energy, such as electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines.

Schlumberger New Energy and Panasonic Energy of North America partner on new battery-grade DLE lithium production process

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Neolith Energy uses a differentiated direct lithium extraction (DLE) process to produce high-purity, battery-grade lithium material while reducing the production time from more than a year to weeks.

Tesla releases specs for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system

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Tesla is releasing the specifications for its new Powerwall+ energy storage system, according to a new product information sheet that a potential customer posted. Tesla’s Powerwall is the energy storage system that the company utilizes for Solar customers.

Great Wall Motors sets out hydrogen energy strategy

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China-based Great Wall Motors (GWM) released its hydrogen energy strategy. The hydrogen energy strategy of GWM covers both the international hydrogen supply chain and hydrogen power systems meeting vehicle regulations.

DOE report highlights opportunities of hybrid energy systems

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) released a new report, Hybrid Energy Systems: Opportunities for Coordinated Research , highlighting innovative opportunities to spur joint research on hybrid energy systems (HES).

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New Video Offers an In-Depth Look at Tesla Energy

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Originally posted on EVANNEX by Charles Morris There’s an intimate connection between electric vehicles and renewable energy, and that connection—both literally and symbolically—runs directly through the electrical grid.

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BMW Group sourcing aluminum produced using solar energy from EGA

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Producing aluminum is extremely energy-intensive. In an electrified vehicle, CO 2 emissions from the use phase are much lower, but producing battery cells or aluminum is very energy-intensive.

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Siemens Energy teams up with Duke Energy, Clemson University to study hydrogen use

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Siemens Energy, Duke Energy and Clemson University have teamed up to study the use of hydrogen for energy storage and as a low- or no-carbon fuel source to produce energy at Duke Energy’s combined heat and power plant located at Clemson University in South Carolina. The US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Siemens Energy a $200,000 grant for the research initiative.

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NREL researchers evaluating blockchain for transactive energy applications

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Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are evaluating the use of blockchain for transactive energy using hardware in the laboratory’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF). Potential opportunities abound for the use of blockchain in the energy sector.

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Air Products announces multi-billion dollar net-zero blue hydrogen energy complex in Edmonton, Alberta

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in conjunction with the Government of Canada and the Province of Alberta, announced a multi-billion dollar plan to build a landmark new net-zero blue hydrogen energy complex. Industrial gases leader Air Products, and its subsidiary Air Products Canada Ltd.,

ion Ventures and LiNa Energy conclude successful test of solid-state sodium-nickel battery platform

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LiNa Energy is commercializing a safe, ~$50kWh (at mass manufacturing), cobalt-free battery platform that is suited to grid storage and the electrification of transportation. In January, LiNa energy announced a four-year industry-sponsored research program with Imperial College London.

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Get Excited for these upcoming Energy webinars

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Renewable energy Energy policy & advocacy Electric vehicles/Transportation Climate changeIn addition to our BIG DEAL panel on Phasing Out Gasoline later this month, we've got awesome webinars coming up on climate policy, installing solar, and electric cars. And they're all free!

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Nauticol Energy & Enhance Energy plan to capture up to 1M tonnes of CO2 annually from blue methanol production and distribution

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Nauticol Energy and Enhance Energy have entered into an agreement to work collaboratively for the capture and sequestration of up to one million tonnes of CO 2 each year from Nauticol’s planned $2-billion Blue Methanol facility to be built near Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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Technip Energies launches suite of blue hydrogen production technologies

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Technip Energies has launched of BlueH 2 by T.EN, a full suite of deeply-decarbonized and affordable solutions for hydrogen production. Building on its more than 50-year track record in the hydrogen market, Technip Energies is expanding its role into low/no-carbon energy solutions. Technip Energies’ BlueH2 by T.EN solutions offer: Up to a 99% reduction in the carbon footprint compared to the traditional hydrogen process—from ~10 down to 0.1

GM enhancing Energy Assist app for EVs

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General Motors is making enhancements to Energy Assist, a standard feature available in the myChevrolet mobile app for Bolt EV owners. Energy Assist is integrated with data from the vehicle, which enables intelligent planning and precise charge time predictions.

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Renewable energy growth accelerating, says International Energy Agency

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And the latest statistics from the International Energy Agency (IEA) will be good news indeed for electric-car drivers. Last year saw record growth in renewable energy, according to the IEA, which surpassed coal to become the. China energy policy plug-in cars renewable energy solar wind energyThe overall carbon emissions associated with electric cars decrease as the electricity used to recharge them gets cleaner.

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Lux predicts energy storage market will hit $546B by 2035

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The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in annual revenue by 2035, according to a report released by Lux Research.

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Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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The proven reliability, safety, and performance of the Corvus Energy Storage Systems were important in awarding this contract to Corvus Energy.

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DOE awards $100M for Energy Frontier Research Centers

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $100 million in funding for 10 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a twenty-first-century energy economy.

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Tesla loses head of energy operations

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Tesla’s head of energy operations has left the company amid an important growth phase for the ‘Tesla Energy’ division. more… The post Tesla loses head of energy operations appeared first on Electrek.

DOE launches Energy Earthshots initiative; Hydrogen Shot first; $1/kg in 1 decade

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Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm launched the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Earthshots Initiative to accelerate breakthroughs of more abundant, affordable, and reliable clean energy solutions within the decade. The first Energy Earthshot—Hydrogen Shot—seeks to reduce the cost of clean hydrogen by 80% to $1 per kilogram in one decade. Currently, hydrogen from renewable energy costs about $5 per kilogram.

Real Life Energy Independence : Sustainable Living & Tata Nexon EV

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They are attempting to go back to being natives of nature and to reconnect with the elements and mend the broken energy cycles. Video : Real Life Energy Independence : Sustainable Living & Tata Nexon EV Reva was India’s first electric car. Clean Energy Electric Cars

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Toshiba develops new magnetic material that delivers improved motor energy conversion efficiency

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Toshiba’s new material greatly boosts motor energy conversion efficiency when it is used as the wedges in a motor, particularly in a medium to large induction motor.

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MAN Energy launches industry consortium to develop medium-speed, ammonia-fueled engine

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MAN Energy Solutions has begun the ‘AmmoniaMot’ project. MAN Energy Solutions views this project as closely aligned with its own strategy for developing sustainable technologies and welcomes the opportunity to work with external partners.

Can Energy Efficiency Help Avoid Blackouts?

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Energy efficient air conditioners save electricity exactly when the grid is most strained. … Continue Reading Can Energy Efficiency Help Avoid Blackouts? Summer is around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere and air conditioning will soon be ramping up.

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ŠKODA collaborates with IBG ?esko on second-life battery energy storage system; up to 328 kWh

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ŠKODA AUTO, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, is introducing a smart energy storage system using second-life batteries from electric vehicles. Following a successful pilot project in Prague, the energy storage units are now available to ŠKODA contract dealers.

DTE Energy partners with Ford on new rooftop solar installation and battery storage

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DTE Energy has commissioned a new solar array at the Ford Research & Engineering Center in Dearborn, Michigan. The solar array, the third DTE has constructed with Ford, can generate 1,127 MWh of clean energy. DTE is Michigan’s largest producer of renewable energy.

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NAWA Technologies begins production of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube material for energy storage systems

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NAWA Technologies has begun manufacturing its Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube (VACNT) material at its Aix-en-Provence facility in southern France. NAWA is showing that, for the first time, VACNT can be grown simultaneously on both sides of a substrate in a process that is fully scaleable.

Tesla Energy director believes Australia can become a large supplier of lithium

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Tesla Energy director Mark Twidell believes Australia is well-positioned to become a large supplier of lithium as demand for electric cars and large energy storage units continues to rise. Tesla’s shift to LFP cells for Megapack batteries heralds an energy storage revolution.

McGill team develops hybrid membrane that could enable osmotic (blue) energy systems

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Osmotic energy—also known as blue energy—capitalizes on the energy naturally released when two solutions of different salinities mix—conditions that occur in countless locations around the world where fresh and salt water meet.

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Shearwater Energy developing SMR wind-hybrid energy project; selects NuScale Power

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Shearwater Energy Ltd., a United Kingdom-based hybrid clean energy company, is developing a wind-SMR (Small Modular Reactor) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales. The project would provide 3 GWe of zero-carbon energy and is also expected to produce more than 3 million kilograms of green hydrogen per year for use by the UK’s transport sector, ensuring full utilization of the energy produced.

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR. Navdeep Bains, announced a $20 million investment in Terrestrial Energy to accelerate development of the company’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant. Source: Terrestrial Energy.

Chevron invests in nuclear fusion start-up Zap Energy

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Chevron Corporation made a Series A investment in Zap Energy Inc. , Zap Energy will use the funds raised in this round to continue technology development and grow its development team. Nuclear fusion occurs when nuclei of lightweight elements (typically hydrogen) collide with enough force to fuse and form a heavier element—a process that releases substantial amounts of energy with no greenhouse gas emissions and limited long-lived radioactive waste.

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Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to co-develop the first long-duration, liquid-air energy storage system in US

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a provider of long duration energy storage solutions, and Encore Renewable Energy, a developer of renewable energy generation and storage projects, jointly announced plans to develop the United States’ first long-duration, liquid-air energy storage system.

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AKASOL introducing new high energy battery system

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The company’s flagship product is the new high-energy lithium-ion battery AKASystemAKM CYC , which has entered serial development for the battery module and system. The AKAModule CYC achieves energy density of 221 Wh/kg with liquid-cooled battery modules that are scalable and can be integrated in various system designs at the pack level. The second generation will offer more than 33% more energy and achieve approximately 400 kWh installed capacity in the same installation space.

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Teijin and Applied EV develop energy-efficient autonomous low-speed EV prototype

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Teijin Limited, together with Applied Electric Vehicles ( Applied EV ), has developed a highly energy-efficient low-speed electric vehicle (LS-EV) prototype for autonomous driving systems and other mobility applications that are expected to help realize zero-emission mobility.

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bp joins the IBM Quantum Network to advance use of quantum computing in energy

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IBM announced that bp has joined the IBM Quantum Network to advance the use of quantum computing in the energy industry. IBM Quantum is an industry-first initiative to build universal quantum systems for business and science applications.

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DOE issues RFP for RD&D on integrated energy systems to support H2@Scale; leveraging ARIES

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a request for proposals for research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities leveraging the Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES) platform ( earlier post ) and supporting DOE’s H2@Scale vision for clean and affordable hydrogen. ARIES is a research platform that can match the complexity of the modern energy system and conduct integrated research to support the development of new energy technologies.

SwRI forms joint industry program to investigate safety, longevity of grid-connected energy storage systems

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has launched a new Joint Industry Program (JIP) to investigate energy storage systems for the grid. ENGIE, EnBW, the Central Research Institute of Power Industry (CRIEPI), Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and CEZ have joined SwRI’s Energy Storage for Electric Grid JIP, which will address questions about the risks and reliability of energy storage systems.

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Toyota develops fuel cell system for maritime applications; first application on Energy Observer

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Toyota, official partner of Energy Observer and an avid supporter of their project from the start, has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer. —Victorien Erussard, founder and captain of Energy Observer.

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Study finds shifts to renewable energy can drive up energy poverty

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Efforts to shift away from fossil fuels and replace oil and coal with renewable energy sources can help reduce carbon emissions but do so at the expense of increased inequality, according to a new study by researchers at Portland State University (PSU) and Vanderbilt University. Their findings, published recently in the journal Energy Research & Social Science , support previous claims by researchers who argue that renewable energy consumption may be indirectly driving energy poverty.

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