Net-Zero Emissions

Scotland’s Firth of Forth Net Zero Hub Key for Climate Goals: WoodMac

The development of net zero hubs around the UK has proved a key plank of the country’s strategy towards achieving net zero by 2050. Scotland, which has a 2045 net-zero target, could advance its ambitions by establishing a net zero hub on the Firth of Forth, research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie. “Net […]

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Shell to Fully Acquire US Green Firm Inspire Energy Capital

Shell New Energies US LLC has signed an agreement to buy 100% of the equity interests of Inspire Energy Capital LLC, a renewable energy residential retailer with joint headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and Philadelphia, PA. Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of oil major Royal Dutch Shell plc, focuses on two main areas: new fuels […]

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Capgemini to Order Only Hybrid & EVs, Ends Pure Diesel/Petrol Orders

French IT company Capgemini has announced that it will now order only hybrid and electric cars and vans for its 12,000-vehicle company fleet, stopping with immediate effect the order of new pure diesel or petrol vehicles as part of its plans to transition to a fully electric fleet by 2030. The company aims to achieve […]

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Facebook Attained Net Zero Goal, 100% RE for Global Operations in 2020

California-headquartered social media giant  Facebook yesterday released its 2020 Sustainability Report, claiming that the company had met its goals of reaching net zero emissions and 100% renewable energy for its global operations. “We also reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 94% from 2017 levels, exceeding our goal of a 75% reduction”, said the social media […]

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Australia’s H2 Trade May be Worth US$90 billion in 2050: WoodMac

Low-carbon hydrogen could become a US$50 billion to US$90 billion export industry for Australia in 2050, says Wood Mackenzie. Australia rates consistently in the top echelons for solar irradiance and has vast potential for largescale carbon capture and storage (CCS). It has showed the world the path forward with its stationary battery storage flexibility at […]

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CWP & Mauritania In MOU to Build Green H2 Plant, but will Citizens Benefit?

NSW-headquartered renewable energy developer CWP Global recently announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Mauritania for the development of a 30GW green hydrogen project. CWP claims that the project, called Aman, will be the world’s biggest renewable energy project, exporting green hydrogen and its derivatives to global markets. […]

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Sembcorp to Quadruple RE Capacity by 2025 & Deliver Net-zero by 2030

Singapore-headquartered Sembcorp Industries, a leading energy and urban solutions provider, yesterday announced its strategic plan to transform its portfolio from brown to green, including increasing its renewable energy capacity – by almost four times- to 10 GW by 2025 from 2.6 GW in 2020. To support the global energy transition and sustainable development, Sembcorp aims to […]

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New Energy Master Plan Must Aim to Favor Bangladesh Over Japan: IEEFA

JICA must deliver a low or zero emissions plan as promised, not fund Matarbari 2 coal plant Clear understandings from the Bangladesh government’s recently released 8th Five-Year Plan must be incorporated into the new energy and power master plan currently under development by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to drive zero carbon transformation and […]

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