Carbon & Sustainability

$3 billion planned for next-generation hydrogen power plants

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 6:55 AM MDT

Three power plants planned in New York, Virginia and Ohio will test whether hydrogen can one day replace natural gas…

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Ontario will waste more clean electricity due to COVID 19, engineer group says

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

The amount of clean electricity wasted in Ontario is expected to increase significantly this year as a result of the…

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EV charging stations coming to northern, coastal, central B.C.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

A partnership between the B.C. provincial and federal governments, 25 local governments and First Nations communities will bring 55 electric…

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Trump administration finalizes coal plant pollution rollback

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6:51 AM MDT

The Trump administration on Monday finalized its weakening of an Obama-era rule aimed at reducing pollution from coal-burning power plants…

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Utilities are slowing down the clean energy transition

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6:48 AM MDT

Even as the world has added a record amount of new renewable power, utilities globally have moved too slowly to…

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The world added more solar, wind than anything else last year

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT

For the first time ever, solar and wind made up the majority of new power generation in the world —…

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Mini-reactors are gaining traction in the push for greener grids

Monday, August 31, 2020, 6:55 AM MDT

The nuclear industry has been stalled for years now, struggling to compete with cheaper forms of power and viewed as…

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Britain got its cleanest electricity ever during lockdown

Monday, August 31, 2020, 6:28 AM MDT

U.K electricity has never been cleaner. As wind, solar and biomass plants produced more power than ever in the second…

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Amazon buys 1,800 electric Mercedes vans in latest green effort

Friday, August 28, 2020, 6:36 AM MDT Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut…

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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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