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Deep decarbonisation ‘still 15 years away’ – DNV GL forecast
Although decarbonisation is rising rapidly up the agendas of industry and governments, deep decarbonisation of the world’s energy system is still 15 years away, with carbon emissions...
DOE backs flexible CCS
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11.5 million in funding for 12 projects under its programme to boost the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies....
EU sets out its plans for the energy system of the future
The European Commission has set out its strategies for achieving the transformation of Europe’s energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU's greenhouse gas emissions, that will...
Endesa aims for island decarbonisation
Endesa has put forward proposals to decarbonise Spain’s island territories by 2040 – ten years ahead of the emission reduction targets set by the European Union and by Spain for 2050.
Drax partners with Mitsubishi to scale up CCS
Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have confirmed plans to install a pilot bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) facility this autumn.
Historic decision for CO2 storage
Equinor, Shell and Total have decided to invest in the Northern Lights project in Norway's first exploitation licence for CO₂ storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Plans...
Valmet on target in Tampere
Valmet has won a contract to deliver a biomass boiler plant to Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy’s Naistenlahti power plant in the city of Tampere, Finland.
Shell outlines its net zero ambitions
Oil giant Shell has made a pledge to cut emissions from its operations to net zero by 2050 or sooner.
Virginia accelerates energy transition
Virginia’s governor has signed legislation aimed at accelerating the US state’s clean energy transition.
Renewables outpaced fossil fuels in 2019
New data shows that renewable energy continues to outpace fossil fuels in terms of global power capacity additions.
MHPS set for IPA hydrogen build
USA-based Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) a contract for two gas turbine power trains for an advanced renewable energy-hydrogen...
RTE announces capacity market results
French transmission operator RTE has announced the winners of 7-year capacity market (CM) contracts following a call for tenders held in 2019.
'Net Zero by 2050 is possible’ – Energy Systems Catapult
A new report by the Energy Systems Catapult has found that a UK target of ‘Net Zero by 2050’ is possible with support for innovation and scale-up across three essential areas.
Green hydrogen refinery to be built in Rotterdam
CEA, Neste, Paul Wurth, ENGIE and Sunfire have announced a project partnership to build and operate the world’s first multi-megawatt scale high-temperature electrolyser for...
Breakthrough in ceramic fuel cell technology
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have discovered a new family of chemical compounds that could revolutionise fuel cell technology and help reduce global carbon emissions.
UK plans back onshore wind and solar
The UK government has confirmed plans to once again allow onshore wind energy and solar PV technologies to compete for support.
IEA reviews German energy policies
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has praised Germany’s efforts to advance its clean energy transition, but says it must go beyond the electricity sector to achieve its goals.
Global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019 – IEA
The latest data provides grounds for optimism that emissions can be dramatically reduced this decade.
Europe 'falling short on wind' – Wind Europe
European countries are not building enough wind energy capacity to deliver the region’s green targets, according to wind industry association Wind Europe.