Carbon & Sustainability

Wind turbine behemoth plans for future by getting into hydrogen

Friday, August 28, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA has one eye on the future where its wind turbines could play a key role…

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Solar panel craze leaves Australia’s grid scrambling for backup

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Australians’ fervent embrace of rooftop solar is forcing the grid to become more flexible. The shift has carved out daytime…

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Global oil refining faces shake-up from Asian plastics boom

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 7:04 AM MDT

As the age of the hydrocarbon enters its final era, the action increasingly moves to Asia and plastics take center…

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Green hydrogen set to be competitive with fossil fuels by 2040

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:58 AM MDT

Hydrogen made from renewable power will compete on price with producing the gas from fossil fuels within two decades, according…

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Eighty years after Hindenburg, startup pitches hydrogen flight

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:55 AM MDT

The aviation industry is under pressure to do something about the immense amount of carbon emissions its engines generate. The…

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Carbon capture and storage facility captured more than 75,000 tonnes of CO2 in July

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 7:17 AM MDT

The carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station had its best month of the year…

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Congo hydrogen plant being considered by European turbine makers

Monday, August 24, 2020, 6:57 AM MDT

German turbine makers and natural gas companies are exploring producing green hydrogen in the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to…

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A Chinese coal miner is getting into solar production

Monday, August 24, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

Mid-tier Chinese coal miner Shanxi Coal International Energy Group is planning a significant investment in the competing business of making…

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Thousands of U.S. sites permitted to bypass environmental rules in pandemic

Monday, August 24, 2020, 6:20 AM MDT

Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites have won permission to stop monitoring for hazardous emissions…

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Giant Florida methane plume probed by EPA as possible violation

Friday, August 21, 2020, 6:54 AM MDT

U.S. regulators are investigating whether a massive methane release over Florida they say likely occurred during maintenance on a natural…

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Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program

Friday, August 21, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

Electric car advocates are pushing Ottawa to put more money into its zero-emission vehicle rebate program and expand it to…

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Democrats attempted to make a quiet platform change. Climate activists objected loudly.

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 7:04 AM MDT

Day three of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday featured meetings of the Black and Hispanic caucuses, the run-up to…

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