Energy

Date/Time: July 13, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) As the need for climate action grows, decarbonization is becoming a major goal for more organizations. Procuring clean energy is a crucial strategy in this effort.  Yet the most common tool for corporate procurements, power purchase agreements (PPAs), is complex. Corporations and organizations often do not
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General Electric‘s aviation unit and its joint-venture partner Safran of France on Monday said they are developing new airplane engines that aim to cut emissions by more than a fifth of today’s levels. GE Aviation and France’s Safran together produce some of the most commonly used aircraft engines under their CFM joint venture. Together they
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In this article VWS-DK ORSTED-DK GE Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images General Electric’s renewables unit and LafargeHolcim, the world’s biggest cement manufacturer, have struck a deal to explore the recycling of wind turbine blades. A memorandum of understanding will see the companies focus on exploring “circular economy solutions.” Business practices connected to the
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The notion of power utilities and telecommunications companies combining or working together is not new. The obvious synergies between these real or quasi monopolies have been written about extensively over the past two decades. Both small and large utilities, telcos and cellular companies (“cellcos”) have carefully tried partnering in a typically limited fashion. In a
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In this article SGRE-ES Wind turbines in Brandenburg, Germany. Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images So-called “green” hydrogen production using onshore wind turbines could achieve price parity with fossil-based hydrogen by the year 2030, according to a white paper from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. In a statement on Wednesday the firm — a
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Welcome to the second quarter edition of Food Weekly’s startup roundup. Here are the companies that caught my eye over the past few months for snagging funding, releasing products or breaking the mold with unexpected technologies. Kula Bio Nitrogen compounds are heroes and villains on a global scale. The food systems that feed billions of
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Alan Graf | Cultura | Getty Images Denmark’s Orsted said Thursday it would “reuse, recycle, or recover” all turbine blades in its worldwide portfolio of wind farms once they’re decommissioned.   The world’s largest offshore wind farm developer said it had “a clear responsibility to help find solutions to the challenge of recycling blades.” The issue
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This week, we announced five startups pitching June 17 at Accelerate at Circularity 21. Accelerate is a fast pitch competition featuring startups across the circular economy value chain. Climate tech startups, and investments into them, are growing. In 2020, investments into early stage climate tech companies topped $60 billion and grew at a faster rate
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Will that new $50 million factory be threatened by flooding or wildfires? How many buildings in your company’s real-estate portfolio might require climate-adaption retrofits?  Questions such as these are fueling a flood of early-stage investment in climate tech that crosses over into the enterprise software realm, as companies seek to integrate data about emissions, resource
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Russia’s Deputy Prime Minster Alexander Novak (L) and Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud attend a session as part of the 24th St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2021) at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Center. Donat Sorokin | TASS | Getty Images LONDON — Two of the world’s largest oil-producing countries
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