Carbon Emissions

General Motors Secures 100% Energy Needed to Achieve RE Goal

Auto giant General Motors has announced the finalization of energy sourcing agreements required to secure 100% of the energy needed to power all its US facilities by 2025. This is in line with the accelerated target which is five years ahead of the 2030 target announced in early 2021. Through this, GM expects to avoid […]

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World’s Largest Wind Farm of 43.3 GW to Come Up in China

China is looking to establish the world’s largest wind farm, which is to come up in the city of Chaozhou that has announced ambitious plans to set up a 43.3 gigawatt facility. The 10 km long farm will operate between 75 and 185 kilometres offshore and will boast of thousands of heavy-duty turbines. Because the […]

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Navitas Solar Among First Carbon Neutral Solar Manufacturing Companies

Navitas Green Solutions Pvt Ltd, one of India’s leading solar module manufacturers, has announced carbon neutrality for CY 2021. It has received a silver badge from the United Nationsn Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on climate reporting under the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ initiative for outstanding accomplishment in managing carbon emissions. Following the Path of […]

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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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