CO2 Emissions

Global Electricity Demand Growing Faster than Renewables: IEA Report

Renewables are expanding quickly but not enough to satisfy a strong rebound in global electricity demand this year, resulting in a sharp rise in the use of coal power that risks pushing carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector to record levels next year, says a new report from the International Energy Agency. After falling […]

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BASF & RWE to Build a 2GW Offshore Wind & H2 Project in Ludwigshafen

German chemicals giant BASF and energy company RWE presented a project idea on Friday to build an additional offshore wind farm with a capacity of 2 GW to provide the Ludwigshafen chemical site with green electricity and enable CO2-free production of hydrogen. The aim is to electrify the production processes for basic chemicals, which are […]

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Suncor and ATCO Partner to Produce Clean Hydrogen in Alberta

Two Canadian energy companies, Suncor and ATCO have announced that they will be working together to build a clean hydrogen project near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta with an estimate to produce 300,000 tonnes of clean hydrogen per year. The clean hydrogen project is in the early stages of developments including design and engineering. This project would […]

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Global CO2 Emissions set for Second Biggest Increase in History: IEA

A new report finds global energy-related CO2 emissions to be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the global energy-related CO2 emissions will be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history […]

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Australian Government Rules Out Electric Vehicle Subsidies From ‘Future Fuel Strategy’

The Australian government has released a ‘Future Fuel Strategy’ paper, which states that the government will not provide subsidies to spur faster growth of cleaner cars (electric vehicles). It does not include policies that can make buying electric vehicles (EVs) affordable, as some other countries have announced. Rather, the government proposed to invest in electric […]

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Bengaluru’s Three Wheels United Enters Third Derivative’s Inaugural Cohort

A Bengaluru based, Three Wheels United (TWU) has announced their selection in the Third Derivative’s inaugural cohort of climate innovation startups, in a press release on 2nd December 2020. TWU a tech-enabled financier of light electric vehicles is one of the 50 climate innovation startups, selected from more than 600 applicants across 60+ countries. Founded […]

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EVs Deployed by EESL Have so far Mitigated 5604 Tonnes of CO2 Emissions

EESL has already deployed 1514 EVs on road to date, which have aided in the reduction of 5604 tonnes of CO2 emissions so far. Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, is combating the air pollution in the nation by driving India’s e-mobility transition. In continuation of […]

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BMW Announces new Strategic Direction; 7 Mn EVs on the Road by 2030

The BMW Group is making sustainability and resource efficiency central to its strategic direction and plans have 7 million EVs on the road by 2030 The BMW Group has announced that it is making sustainability and resource efficiency central to its strategic direction. Chairman of the Board of Management Oliver Zipse recently announced initial details […]

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Global CO2 Emissions Flatlined in 2019, Thanks to Expanding Role of Renewables

Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, according to the IEA Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions stopped growing in 2019, according to new IEA data released recently. After two years of growth, global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 […]

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