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U.S. renewable fuels market could face feedstock deficit

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NEW YORK  – Demand for feedstocks from renewable fuel producers is expected to surge in the United States in coming years as companies scramble to expand output.

Energy from material that comes from plants and animals, or biomass, currently …

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Banking on the Biden boom: Siemens Energy pins hopes on U.S.

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FRANKFURT – German engineering group Siemens Energy wants its slice of the $2.3 trillion U.S. President Joe Biden plans to spend on infrastructure, including power grids and renewables, as the company targets higher sales in its biggest market.

“We …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: “Pioneer Energy’s ESG Solution for Well Pad Methane Emissions”

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: “Pioneer Energy’s ESG Solution for Well Pad Methane Emissions”

Publishers Note: EnerCom's Dan Genovese interviews Joe Palaia and Eyal Aronoff with Pioneer Energy to discuss their new, single skid, well pad system that eliminate 90% point source emissions, increases crude volume, and dramatically reduces equipment footprint at the same

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Sempra Energy to sell 20% stake in unit to KKR for $3.37 billion

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Energy infrastructure company Sempra Energy said on Monday it would sell a 20% stake in its new business platform, Sempra Infrastructure Partners, to investment firm KKR for $3.37 billion in cash.

The sale was flagged by Sempra in December …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: “Pioneer Energy’s ESG Solution for Well Pad Methane Emissions”

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: “Pioneer Energy’s ESG Solution for Well Pad Methane Emissions”

Publishers Note: EnerCom's Dan Genovese interviews Joe Palaia and Eyal Aronoff with Pioneer Energy to discuss their new, single skid, well pad system that eliminate 90% point source emissions, increases crude volume, and dramatically reduces equipment footprint at the same

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Biden admin aims for U.S. leadership in offshore wind: official

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The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe, a senior official said on Wednesday.

President Joe Biden’s cabinet earlier this week unveiled …

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Biden proposal: $174 billion for EVs, new funds for renewable power

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WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s vast infrastructure plan includes $174 billion to boost the markets for electric vehicles and billions more for renewable power – both provisions aimed at weaning the U.S. off of fossil fuels and combating climate …

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Biden targets big offshore wind energy expansion to fight climate change

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The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that it has set a goal to vastly expand the nation’s offshore wind energy capacity in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, speeding environmental permitting, and …

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U.S. pledges to slash solar energy costs by 60% in a decade

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The Biden administration on Thursday set a goal to cut the cost of solar energy by 60% over the next decade as part of an ambitious plan to decarbonize the United States’ power sector by 2035.

The U.S. Department …

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Column: India may join net-zero emissions club, but membership won’t be easy

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LAUNCESTON, Australia- India may be the last major climate change domino to fall into place as the government considers setting a target to reach net zero carbon emissions, in line with similar moves by other major polluters.

India is …

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BP plans to build Britain’s largest hydrogen plant

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LONDON – Energy group BP aims to build Britain’s largest hydrogen plant by 2030, it said on Thursday, as part of the country’s push to boost use of the fuel and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

The Teesside plant in …

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Analysis: Sheen comes off green in crowded climate investment space

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LONDON – The booming market in green finance faces a test this year as more investors balk at lofty share price tags even on loss-making companies and a gradual economic recovery from the pandemic boosts returns on conventional energy …

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Invest $131 trillion in clean energy by 2050 to hit climate goals, agency says

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LONDON – Planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion by 2050 to avert catastrophic climate change, with the need to massively scale up hydrogen production particularly acute, according to a study …

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German steel powerhouse turns to ‘green’ hydrogen produced using huge wind turbines

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A major green hydrogen facility in Germany has started operations, with those behind the project hoping it will help to decarbonize the energy-intensive steel industry in the years ahead.

The “WindH2” project involves German steel giant SalzgitterE.ON

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Global wind turbine commissioning jumps by record 59%: research

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LONDON – The commissioning of new wind turbines globally surged by a record 59% to more than 96 gigawatts (GW) of capacity last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, research by BloombergNEF showed on Wednesday.

Developers commissioned 96.3 GW of …

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Column: Battery metals buzz is back as Europe reboots EV sector

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LONDON  – The battery metals are back.

 

Both lithium and cobalt markets spent the last two years absorbing the glut of supply that followed the price boom of 2017-2018. Low prices and turgid trading conditions caused producers collectively …

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Exclusive: Eni could list minority stake in new retail-renewable business – source

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LONDON/MILAN – Energy group Eni is looking to spin off its new retail and renewable energy business next year and could list a minority stake to raise money to bankroll the company’s energy transition, an industry source close to …

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Schlumberger New Energy, Chevron, and Microsoft collaborate on carbon negative Bioenergy

Clean Energy Systems technology to remove the equivalent of CO 2 emissions from…

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Clean Energy, Total sign JV for renewable natural gas production

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U.S. alternative fuels supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp and its largest shareholder, European oil and gas producer Total SE, announced terms of a new joint venture on Thursday focused on renewable natural gas (RNG) production.

Clean Energy’s shares rose …

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Energy firms bet on hydrogen boom, but payday far away

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Governments and energy companies are placing large bets on clean hydrogen playing a leading role in efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions, but its future uses and costs are highly uncertain.

“Without hydrogen by 2050 we cannot aim to …

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U.S. climate czar urges oil industry to hasten transition to renewables

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WASHINGTON – U.S. climate envoy John Kerry on Tuesday urged oil and gas companies to do more to diversify and adopt low-carbon technologies to tackle climate change.

Speaking alongside oil executives making the case for the continued production of …

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Energy leaders grapple with climate targets at virtual CERAWeek

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NEW YORK – Global energy leaders and other luminaries like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates bored in on the tough road to transforming world economies to a lower-carbon future at the kickoff of the all-virtual CERAWeek conference on Monday.

Within …

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To go electric, America needs more mines. Can it build them?

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Last September, in the arid hills of northern Nevada, a cluster of flowers found nowhere else on earth died mysteriously overnight.

Conservationists were quick to suspect ioneer Ltd, an Australian firm that wants to mine the lithium that lies …

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Human waste could soon be used to heat new homes in London

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New homes in London could soon be powered using excess heat recovered from sewage treatment in a project described as a “first of its kind” for England.

The collaboration between Thames Water and Kingston Council, toward the southwest of …

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Dow exec sees climate change as opportunity for petchem innovation

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SINGAPORE – Dow Inc is adjusting its carbon footprint and product slate to adapt to climate change and tap evolving consumption trends tied to the global energy transition, a senior executive said this week.

Dow has pledged to become …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: Mother Nature Messing with Texas

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: Mother Nature Messing with Texas

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Today Aaron Vandeford and Dan Genovese with EnerCom sat down to discuss what we are seeing in Texas regarding the weather-related power outages and the social responsibility of government, utilities, energy producers and capital markets to refocus the

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: Mother Nature Messing with Texas

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Discussion: Mother Nature Messing with Texas

Publishers Note:

Today Aaron Vandeford and Dan Genovese with EnerCom sat down to discuss what we are seeing in Texas regarding the weather-related power outages and the social responsibility of government, utilities, energy producers and capital markets to refocus the

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Europe pulls ahead in race for hydrogen, as global project pipeline grows: report

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BRUSSELS – Most of the world’s planned hydrogen projects and the biggest chunk of related investments this decade are expected to be in Europe, an industry report said on Wednesday, as the continent races to scale up the low-carbon …

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EU to seek fossil fuel phase-out in energy charter treaty talks: document

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BRUSSELS – The European Union’s executive will push for a 10-year phase-out of the protection for fossil fuels under an international energy treaty, following calls from some countries to quit the accord unless it can be aligned with Europe’s …

Energy Transfer Announces Expanded Effort Focused on the Development of Alternative Energy Projects

Energy Transfer Announces Expanded Effort Focused on the Development of Alternative Energy Projects

Tom Mason tapped to lead the Partnership’s increased focus on developing solar…

February 12, 2021 - 10:26 am Press Releases, Renewable/Green/Eco Energy, Sustainability