Renewable Energy

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Biden set to rejoin Paris climate accord, impose curbs on U.S. oil industry

Reuters


WASHINGTON  – Incoming U.S. president Joe Biden will announce America’s return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change on Wednesday, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global …

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Facing green push on farm, fertilizer makers look to sea for growth

Reuters


WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OSLO – Two of the world’s biggest fertilizer producers, CF Industries Holdings Inc and Yara International Asa, are seeking to cash in on the green energy transition by reconfiguring ammonia plants in the United States and Norway to …

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Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5 billion investment in Indian solar power

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PARIS – Total is paying $2.5 billion for a share in Indian renewable energy firm Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) and a portfolio of solar power assets, marking the latest step in the French energy company’s drive to reduce …

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Investors storm into alternative energy funds ahead of Biden presidency

Reuters


Investors are rushing to invest in alternative energy funds this year on hopes of more green reforms, with President-elect Joe Biden set to take office next week.

According to Lipper data, alternative energy funds that primarily invest in solar, …

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Total adds to renewable gas push with Fonroche acquisition

Reuters


PARIS – French oil group Total said on Monday it had acquired Fonroche Biogaz, a leading producer of renewable gas in France with nearly 500 gigawatt-hours of installed capacity.

The latest acquisition comes amid a broader push by the …

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Total to keep up renewables energy investments in 2021, says CEO

Reuters


PARIS -Total will be as active in adding renewable energy assets in 2021 as it was last year, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne told an Oddo BHF conference on Friday.

Total is trying to reduce its dependence on oil and …

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Italy’s Snam, A2A team up to help FNM with hydrogen trains

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MILAN – Italian gas group Snam and regional utility A2A are teaming up to look at ways of fueling Italian transport group FNM’s new hydrogen trains from renewable energy sources, the three companies said on Tuesday.

FNM said in …

December 29, 2020 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Hydrogen, Renewable Energy
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EU to shift funding away from gas, into low-carbon energy

Reuters


BRUSSELS – The European Commission on Tuesday proposed rules to restrict funding for natural gas projects and instead funnel cash into low-carbon technologies to meet climate goals.

The EU’s “TEN-E” rules define which cross-border energy projects are eligible to

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Britain proposes domestic emissions trading scheme from Jan 1

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The British government said on Monday it will establish a domestic emissions trading scheme (UK ETS) from Jan. 1 to replace the current EU regime, as it presented its long-awaited white paper on energy policy.

Britain exits the EU …

Source: CNBC

Green hydrogen is gaining traction, but still has massive hurdles to overcome

CNBC


Humanity is facing an uphill battle when it comes to preserving our planet. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in order to avert some of the worst effects of climate change we need to stop global temperatures …

December 4, 2020 - 1:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Hydrogen, Renewable Energy
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Italy’s Eni joins North Sea wind power grab with Dogger deal

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OSLO/MILAN – Italy’s Eni is buying a 20% stake in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project from Norway’s Equinor and Britain’s SSE as it seeks to gain expertise in the sector and cut its greenhouse gas emissions 80% by …

December 4, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Offshore, Renewable Energy, Wind
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Houston company to build first U.S. vessel to support offshore wind boom

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WASHINGTON  – A Houston-based company said on Thursday it will build the first U.S. flagged vessel to install offshore wind projects off the east coast of the United States in preparation for an expected construction boom in the nascent …

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BrightNight and Cordelio Power to Partner on Dispatchable Renewable Power Plants

BrightNight and Cordelio Power to Partner on Dispatchable Renewable Power Plants …

December 1, 2020 - 10:15 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Renewable/Green/Eco Energy
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China’s CO2 emissions will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, says IEA’s Birol

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OSLO – China’s greenhouse gas emissions will increase in 2020 compared to 2019 as they have rebounded after the COVID-19 outbreak, the head of the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.

“As of today, Chinese emissions this year, 2020, …

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Australia moves into top three countries for renewable investment: research

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LONDON  – Australia has moved into the three most attractive countries in the world for renewables investment for the first time due to rapid solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment, research showed on Tuesday.

In a bi-annual index of the top …

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Digital economy supply chains – excellent CBC (!) podcast lays bare the cold, hard, massive realities

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Time to come clean about something. Like almost any other person affiliated with the hydrocarbon industry, I’ve long been frustrated with the Ottawa-centric, social-science-heavy analyses of industry provided by the CBC. The institution’s output seems geared to the …

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Green is the new black in boom for clean energy funds

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LONDON – Investors are pouring money into green funds, banking on a Joe Biden presidency in the United States for a further boost to the renewable and alternative energy industry at the expense of traditional oil and gas businesses.…

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Greater Edmonton Region Well-Suited to Become Canada’s First Hydrogen Node

Greater Edmonton Region Well-Suited to Become Canada’s First Hydrogen Node Cana…

Reuters FILE PHOTO: A worker walks at Enel SpA's hydrogen-fuelled combined cycle power plant inside the Andrea Palladio Fusina plant in Venice July 12, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Italy drafts guidelines for national hydrogen strategy -Gray on the way to Green

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Gray hydrogen refers to hydrogen created with fossil fuels, and green hydrogen is maid with renewables.

Italy has set out guidelines for a national hydrogen strategy to help decarbonise the economy as it …

Argus supports development of marine market for green ammonia

Argus supports development of marine market for green ammonia

Argus supports development of marine market for green ammonia PR Newswire L…

November 16, 2020 - 5:08 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Renewable/Green/Eco Energy
Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

EIA

With more than 1.3 billion people, India is the second-most populous country in the world and has the third-highest energy consumption level after China and the United States. To help meet the country’s energy needs, India is expanding its …

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Big Oil execs say they’re not worried about Biden’s energy plan, hope to ‘get his staff on board’

CNBC


LONDON — The prospect of a Joe Biden presidency and the most progressive climate strategy the U.S. has ever attempted is not something that should concern the energy industry, oil and gas executives have told CNBC.

Instead, they hope …

Every thing is bigger in Texas, and 2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

Every thing is bigger in Texas, and 2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

EIA

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: While Texas always does things bigger, it is interesting to see the wind turbine capacity so far ahead of the other states.

According to data collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), …

Just Energy Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2021 Results

Just Energy Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2021 Results

Base EBITDA from continuing operations of $33 million for the fiscal second quarter 2021 …

November 12, 2020 - 5:22 am Earnings, Finance, Power Generation, Press Releases, Renewable Energy
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Eni and HitecVision form Nordic renewable energy venture

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OSLO/MILAN – Norwegian private equity group HitecVision and Italy’s Eni have formed a joint venture to develop renewable energy in the Nordic region, building on their existing cooperation in oil, they said on Wednesday.

The Vaargroenn venture, 69.6% owned …

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Record new renewable energy capacity this year and next: IEA

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LONDON, Nov 10 – Record levels of new renewable energy capacity are set to come on stream this year and next, while fossil fuel capacity will fall due to an economic slump and the COVID-19 crisis, the International Energy …

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U.S. renewable fuels legislation could garner bipartisan support under Biden

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NEW YORK – Renewable fuels are a niche market for now, but with Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden set to enter office with a divided Congress, legislation supporting demand for products like renewable diesel could garner bipartisan support.

Biden, elected …

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Solar Integrated Roofing Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Established HVAC Solutions Provider

El Cajon, California–(Newsfile Corp. – November 10, 2020) – Solar Integrated Roofing C…

BP and Orsted to create renewable hydrogen partnership in Germany – part of the long-term strategy

BP and Orsted to create renewable hydrogen partnership in Germany – part of the long-term strategy

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This is one of the components of the BP’s long-term strategy for reducing carbon. This is interesting technology, and I would like to see it succeed. I am curious about the cost effectiveness

November 10, 2020 - 4:46 am Energy News, Hydrogen, International, Renewable Energy
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Australia state unveils $23 billion energy roadmap in renewables push

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SYDNEY  – Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state said on Monday it would shift toward renewable energy from coal and aimed to lure A$32 billion ($23.3 billion) of private investment into the sector in the next decade.

Australia’s most …