Carbon & Sustainability

​Federal government commits funding for N.L. electric vehicle charging network

Monday, July 13, 2020, 6 AM MDT

The federal government is giving a funding boost for a network of electric vehicle charging stations across Newfoundland and Labrador.Ottawa…

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​Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of 5 million tonnes

Monday, July 13, 2020, 5:57 AM MDT

Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton has reached the milestone of five million…

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​A greener way to make hydrogen emerges in France

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

As the European Union launches a new push to make hydrogen one of the clean fuels of the future, two…

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​Europe unveils plan to boost hydrogen market in green recovery

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

Europe is pinning its green hopes on hydrogen in a plan that sees hundreds of billions euros in investment flowing…

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​Why the cars of our self-driving future will be electric

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

Cars aren’t going away any time soon. So the ultimate green move will be combining two emerging technologies: autonomous driving…

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​Why the colour of hydrogen matters for green energy

Monday, July 6, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

Europe’s ambitious hydrogen strategy will be watched closely for clues to where the multi-billion-euro program will put its money for…

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​China’s era of mega-dams is ending as solar and wind power rise

Monday, July 6, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

It’s the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China.China Three Gorges Corp. last week turned…

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​Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

Friday, July 3, 2020, 10:35 AM MDT

German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups…

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​Hydrogen to fuel giant mining trucks in green shift by Anglo

Friday, July 3, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Anglo American plc is advancing plans to convert its fleet of giant diesel-fuelled mine trucks to hydrogen power as the…

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​Clean energy projects to get financing from $14 billion EU fund

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Green investment in Europe is set for a fresh boost as the region prepares to hand out 1 billion-euro ($1.1…

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​Energy innovation spend needs to triple by 2030 to hit climate goals

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

Government spending to develop clean energy technologies needs to triple this decade in order to prevent the worst effects of…

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​Chinese electric-car startup planning U.S. entry halts operations for 6 months

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 7:21 AM MDT

Byton Ltd., the Chinese electric-vehicle startup that plotted a U.S. entry for years but never sold a car, is suspending…

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