Carbon Emissions

In a First for US, California will Pilot Solar-Panel Canopies Over Canals

In an initiative that looks at “water-energy nexus paradigm gaining attention among public utilities”, ”the California Department of Water Resources, utility company Turlock Irrigation District (TID), Marin County, California’s water and energy project developer Solar AquaGrid, along with the University of California, Merced, have joined hands for Project Nexus. Shedding light on what the project […]

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Power Ministry Puts Phase-1 Of Emission Control Gear On Hold Basis IIT Report

The Indian Power Ministry has been effectively implementing pollution management methods (emission control) in selected energy crops to examine the benefits before rolling out the predicted 2 lakh crore of funding in all initiatives that would raise electrical energy rates. The government has indicated that the application of Flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) techniques increases carbon dioxide […]

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MA’ADEN, GlassPoint sign pact to develop world’s largest solarized steam plant

Saudi Arabian Mining Company or MA’ADEN which is the country’s national mining champion has signed a MoU with the US based GlassPoint to develop the world’s largest solar process heat plant at MA’ADEN Alumina refinery. GlassPoint claims to be a leader in industrial solar steam. The official statement of the companies holds that when complete, […]

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Rural Renewables Focused OMC Power Raises Funding From Japan’s Chubu Electric

Indian rural renewable energy service firm, OMC Power has announced getting financial backing for their planned expansion of green energy production, storage, and distribution portfolio in rural India.  Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., which is the 3rd Largest Power Generation Firm in Japan, has made this investment through a Share Subscription Agreement with OMC Power. Chubu […]

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The Top 5: The Net Zero Commitments of Mining Firms & The Opportunity For Renewable Energy

A mining company can never walk away from environmental damage and pollution. With the sentiments now focused on bringing down the emissions to achieve net-zero carbon emission targets, the top miners have also set their emission reduction goals. This article lists down the net-zero targets and measures by top mining companies based on their market […]

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Rio Tinto to Spend $7.5 B to Cut Carbon Emissions by 50% by 2030

Rio Tinto, an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world’s second-largest metals and mining corporation, plans to spend $7.5 billion in direct capital expenditure to decarbonise its assets from 2022 to 2030, aiming to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030. The mining giant has outlined a long-term strategy for the decarbonisation of some of its operations in […]

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European Modules Emit 40% Less CO2 Than Chinese Ones, finds Study

In a new study, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have calculated that silicon photovoltaic modules manufactured in the European Union produce 40 percent less CO2 than modules manufactured in China. Using a life cycle analysis (LCA), the research team compared the CO2 footprint of monocrystalline solar modules manufactured in Germany, […]

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New Green Standards Proposed for Power Gen Companies in Singapore

In order to reduce its carbon footprint, Singapore has proposed new green standards for power generation companies operating in the country. The country currently relies on natural gas — a fossil fuel — to fulfil over 95% of its energy needs.  However, in April this year, the island nation achieved its target for the year […]

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Pepsico Sets new Goal to cut Carbon Emissions by More Than 40% by 2030

Pepsico has set an ambitious new goal to cut carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030 – more than doubling its previous climate objective. Climate action can’t wait. Today we’re more than doubling our climate goal and pledging net-zero emissions by 2040, ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement target. Learn more here: https://t.co/JDxtyOzVFn #ClimateAmbition […]

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