The programme is being led by the South Wales Industrial Cluster (SWIC) -- a partnership of organisations from the English border to Pembrokeshire's coastline that's working to promote green energy and the decarbonisation of industrial areas of Wales.
The project partners include: Associated British Ports, Capital Law Limited, Industry Wales, Lanza Tech, RWE, Shell, Tata Steel, Tarmac, University of South Wales, Valero Energy, Wales & West Utilities and others. (Source: UK Research and Innovation, Wales Energy & Environment, 11 April, 2021) Contact: UK Research and Innovation, www.ukri.org; South Wales Industrial Cluster, www.swic.cymru
More Low-Carbon Energy News Decarbonization, Carbon Emissions,
The new funds will be used to scale up development of the company's modular heat-based energy storage system batteries and offer long term, financed energy storage solutions to customers that unlock "substantial energy and carbon cost savings," acording to the release.
EnergyNest describes itself as one of the first thermal storage companies globally with a market ready battery and projects in execution, including for Norwegian chemical giant Yara and Italian energy company Eni, where installation is expected to take place in Q2, The firm claims that it is The company is targeting an industrial heat energy storage market that it says could excess €300 billion a year in the coming decades, according to the release.
(Source: EnergyNest, PR, Apr., 2021) Contact: EnergyNest, Christian Thiel, CEO, www.energy-nest.com
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The new funds will be used to scale up development of the company's modular heat-based energy storage system batteries and offer long term, financed energy storage solutions to customers that unlock "substantial energy and carbon cost savings", according to the release.
EnergyNest describes itself as one of the first thermal storage companies globally with a market ready battery and projects in execution, including for Norwegian chemical giant Yara and Italian energy company Eni, where installation is expected to take place in Q2, The firm claims that it is The company is targeting an industrial heat energy storage market that could excess €300 billion a year in the coming decades, according to the release.
(Source: EnergyNest, PR, Apr., 2021) Contact: EnergyNest, Christian Thiel, CEO, www.energy-nest.com
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GoodFuels' marine biofuel is derived from used cooking oil (UCO), tallow, and waste animal fats and can reduce carbon emissions by up to 90 pct compared with conventional bunker fuels, according to GoodFuels.
(Source: Stolt Tankers, PR. Argus, 7 Apr., 2021) Contact: Stolt Tankers, +47 22 80 75 80, www.stolt-nielsen.com; GoodFuels, Bart Hellings, CEO, EPS , Cyril Ducau, CEO, +31 88 021 5100, email@example.com, www.goodfuels.com
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The scope over the 31-turbine project life cycle includes design review, fabrication and construction assurance and commissioning. (Source: DNV, PR, reve, 23 Mar., 2021) Contact: Taiwan Power Company, www.taipower.com.tw; DNV GL, www.dnvgl.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News DNV, Taipower, Offshore Wind,
Nordex will supply six N117/3000 turbines on tubular steel towers with hub heights of 76 metres for the 18MW onshore wind farm Les Hauts Bouleaux in the Oise Department. Four N117/3600 turbines with hub height of 91 metres will go to the 15MW Martinpuich wind farm in the Pas-de-Calais Department.
Both projects are expected to be commissioned early next year. (Source: Nordex, RWE Website, PR, 11 Mar., 2021) Contact: RWE Renewables France, www.fr.rwe.com; Nordex Group, Jose Luis Blanco, CEO, +49 (0)40 / 300 30 X 1116, www.nordex.com
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When fully operational the 857 MW facility will generate sufficient power for 800,000 UK homes and the most powerful facility in the RWE global fleet.
The 145 square kilometer project, which is located over 32 kilometers off the Lincolnshire coast, is jointly owned by RWE, J-Power and Kansai Electric Power, with RWE managing the construction, long-term operation and maintenance works. (Source: RWE, PR, Renewable Energy Mag., 2 Mar, 2021) Contact: RWE Peter Terium, CEO, +49 (0) 201 122 2088, www.rwe.com;
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm,
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SMS, which finances, installs, and manages low-carbon energy assets across the grid, will deliver the projects from initial construction through to ongoing operation, trading, maintenance, and asset management for the expected 40-year lifespan of the batteries.
The UK currently has over 1GW of storage in operation and an expanding pipeline of projects across the country.
(Source: SMS, Website PR, 10 Feb., 2021) Contact: SMS, Tim Mortlock, COO, +44 0 141 249 3880, www.sms-plc.com
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The company also reports approval in January for two additional projects in Long Island waters, including the Empire Wind Farm Two, for a combined project capacity of 2,000 MW.
Equinor's 1,230 MW, Beason Point offshore wind farm roughly 50 miles off of Montauk Point, New York, was also approved.
(Source: Equinor, PR, WSHU Public Radio, 9 Feb., 2021) Contact: Equinor, www.equinor.com
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The company aims to submit a planning application within the next 12 months for the 30-turbine project.
(Source: Statkraft. PR, independent.ie, 7 Feb., 2021) Contact:
Statkraft Ireland, Kevin O'Donovan, Managing Dir., +353 21 242 7786, www.statkraft.ie
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The new company has begun operations
and started work on the application for the ScotWind round in Scotland, UK. The company will also participate in the first offshore wind application round in Norway, which will open in 2021, as well as consider entering new markets.
Magnora previously announced acquisitions of: Swedish offshore wind developer Kustvind AB; Sweden-based solar developer Evolar AB; and VINDR AS, the wind power development company focusing on small and medium scaled wind development projects.
(Source: Magnora ASA, PR, Website, 29 Jan., 2021)
Contact: Magnora ASA, Erik Sneve, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.magnoraasa.com; RWE, www.rwe.com
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To that end, the companies will establish 50/50 Aker Offshore Wind and Statkraft joint submission of an acreage application and further development activities.
Aker Offshore Wind is focused on deep water assets. Aker Horizons invests in and develops companies within renewable energy sectors and other technologies that make material contributions to reducing emissions or promote sustainable living. (Source: Statkraft, PR, Website, 27 Jan., 2021) Contact: Statkraft, Lars Magnus Gunther, +47 912 41 636, email@example.com, www.statkraft.com;
Aker Offshore Wind, www.akeroffshorewind.com
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Equinor awarded a $57.5 million EPCI contract to Subsea 7 for fabrication, pipe laying and subsea installations to be completed during 2022-2023. Equinor also awarded a $16.1 million EPCI contract to Stavenger-based oil and gas service provider Aibel for the Northern Lights subsea control system.
According to the company most contracts for Northern Lights are now in place, including Aker Solutions ‘ $28 million deal for the CO2 receiving facilities outside Bergen and subsea equipment for injecting captured CO2 into a reservoir for permanent storage. Aker's work is expected to be completed in 2023.
The Norwegian government-funded Northern Lights project will transport, inject and store up to 1.5 million tpy of CO2 and is slated to be operational in 2024. (Source: Equinor, PR, 27 Jan., 2021) Contact: Northern Lights Project, Sverre Overaa, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, Per Sandberg, Bus. Dev, email@example.com, www.northernlightsccs.com; Aibel, +47) 85 27 00 00, www.aibel.com; Equinor, www.equinor.com;
Aker Solutions, Kjetel Digre, CEO, Fredrik Berge, Inv. Relations, +47 22 94 62 19, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.akersolutions.com
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Three of the four projects are in operation and one under construction. RWE will continue to operate all four wind farms.
The transaction is expected to close in Q1, this year. (Source: RWE Renewables, PR, 17 Jan., 2021) Contact: Greencoat Renewables, Paul O'Donnell, +353 (1) 70 26737 -- Dublin, +44 20 7832 9400 -- London, www.greencoat-capital.com; RWE Renewables , Sven Utermohlen, COO Wind Offshore Global, www.group.rwe/en
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As previously noted, Norway -- western Europe's largest oil and gas producer -- aims to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 pct or more by 2030 compared with 1990 levels. (Source: Gov. of Norway, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Jan., 2020)
Contact: Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment,
Sveinung Rotevatn, Minister, +47 22 24 57 11, email@example.com, www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/kld/id668
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The Sevan SWACH design is a cylindrical floating moonpool foundation for offshore wind. It is scalable up 14MW turbines and offers excellent motion characteristics in challenging and harsh conditions. It is also suitable for modularized fabrication and assembly, and the shallow draft enables the structure to be fully assembled onshore with a wet tow to final location, , according to the company
(Source: Sevan, PR, renews, 6 Jan., 2020) Contact: Sevan SPP, +47 37 40 40 00, www.sevanssp.com
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Northern Lights project partners TOTAL, Equinor, and Shell are now establishing a Joint Venture company responsible for all project activities, including business development.
The Northern Lights project includes the development and operation of CO2 transport and storage facilities and will be the first cross-border, open-source CO2 transport and storage infrastructure network to offer European industrial emitters CCS opportunity.
The first phase of the project will be completed in 2024 with a capacity of up to 1.5 million tpy of CO2. (Source: TOTAL, PR, 15 Dec., 2020) Contact: Northern Lights Project, Sverre Overaa, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, Per Sandberg, Bus. Dev, email@example.com, www.northernlightsccs.com; TOTAL, www.total.com; Equinor, www.equinor.com; SHELL, www.shell.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News TOTAL, Equinor, Northern Lights, CCS, Shell,
Download the Global Status of CCS 2020 report HERE. (Source: Global CCS Institute, Dec., 2020) Contact: Global CCS Institute, Guloren Turan, GM, Brad Page, CEO, +61 3 8620 7300, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.globalccsinstitute.com
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The "collared monopile" design is based on an RWE patent and will provide additional support for lateral loading, increase bearing capacity and improve the structural integrity of the entire foundation.
The Kaskasi offshore wind farm, which will incorporate 38, 9-MW wind turbines mounted on monopile foundations, is expected to begin construction in Q3, 2021, and will generate sufficient energy for more than 400,000 homes when fully operational in 2022. (Source: RWE Renewables, PR, Dec., 2020)
Contact: RWE Renewables , Sven Utermohlen, COO Wind Offshore Global, www.group.rwe/en;
DEME Offshore, www.deme-group.com
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Greencoat invest in operating UK wind farms and other renewable projects. The transaction continues the successful relationship between RWE and Greencoat. The company is already a strong partner in other RWE UK projects, namely in the offshore wind farm Rhyl Flats as well as in the onshore wind farms Little Cheyne Court, Lindhurst and Middlemoor, according to a release.
(Source: RWE, PR, reve, 23 Nov., 2020) Contact: Greencoat Renewables, Paul O'Donnell, Partner, +353 (1) 70 26737 -- Dublin, +44 20 7832 9400 -- London, www.greencoat-capital.com
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The acquisition will give Statkraft access to Solarcentury's 6 GW project pipeline spanning Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, France, Greece, Italy and Chile.
Solarcentury has developed 40 utility-scale projects total]ing approximately 1200 MWp across seven countries since 2013. (Source: Statkraft. PR, Nov., 2020)
Contact: Solarcentury, Frans van den Heuvel, CEO, +44 (0) 20 7549 1000, www.solarcentury.com; Statkraft, Christian Rynning-Tonnesen, CEO, www.statkraft.com
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Odal Vindkraftverk is 51 pct owned by Akershus Energi and 49 pct owned by the project develope r KLP . The project is expected to be completed during 2021. (Source: SiemensGamesa, PR, renews. 3 Nov., 2020)Contact: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, www.siemensgamesa.com
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Compact Carbon Capture's
technology uses rotating beds instead of static columns, effectively distributing solvents in a compact and modularized format enhancing the carbon capture process, resulting in up to 75 pct smaller footprint and lower capital expenditures. 3C's modular and scalable configuration can be easily deployed into existing brownfield applications and also be optimized for a wide range of capacity and applications, including offshore and industrial emitters.
(Source: Baker Hughes, Website News Release, Nov., 2020) Contact: Baker Hughes, www.bakerhughes.com; Compact Carbon Capture, www.compactcarbon.no
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According to the Brussels-based Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), output of offshore floating wind farms is estimated to globally rise from 11 mw in 2019 to 2,000 mw in 2030. (Source: Samsung Heavy Ind., PR, reve, 26 Oct., 2020) Contact: Global Wind Energy Council, www.gwec.net;
Samsung Heavy industries, www.samsungshi.com; DNV GL, www.dnvgl.com
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Under the MoU, MoU stipulates the two sides would work on a model for a conventional investment. Namely, Microsoft has earmarked $1 billion for technology that prevents CO2 from escaping into the atmosphere. The two firms will also jointly explore and establish advocacy of policies that accelerate CCS's contribution to Europe's meeting its climate goals.
The Northern Lights initiative, which is equally owned by Equinor, Royal Dutch Shell and Total, is expected to begin operations in 2024 with a first-phase capacity of 1.5 billion tonnes of CO2.
(Source: Microsoft, Balkan Green Energy News, 21 Oct., 2020)
Contact: Northern Lights Project, Sverre Overaa, Director, email@example.com, Per Sandberg, Bus. Dev, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.northernlightsccs.com; TOTAL, www.total.com; Equinor, www.equinor.com; SHELL, www.shell.com; Microsoft Corporate Offices, www.headquartersinfo.com/microsoft-headquarters-information
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The project is expected to handle large volumes of CO2 from across Europe.
The full-scale project is a result of The Norwegian government's ambition to develop a full-scale CCS value chain in Norway by 2024. The government's plan is based on its 2016 carbon capture, transport and storage solutions studies confirming the feasibility of the project.
Download Northern Lights Project details
(Source: Northern Lights, Website, Sept., Oct., 2020)
Contact: Northern Lights Project, Sverre Overaa, Director, email@example.com, Per Sandberg, Bus. Dev, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.northernlightsccs.com; TOTAL, www.total.com; Equinor, www.equinor.com; SHELL, www.shell.com
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The 519 MW wind project entails 10 wind farms incorporating 91 Nordex 163/5.7MW wind turbines generating almost 2.3 TWh of renewable energy per year -- sufficient power for 1.17 million Brazilian homes.
Construction of the $455,3 million project is slated to break ground in January 2021 for completion by June 2023.
(Source: Statkraft, PR, Energy Global, 12 October 2020)Contact: Statkraft, www.statkraft.com; Nordex, Felix Losada, +49 40 300 30 1000, +49 40 300 30 1101, email@example.com, www.nordex.com
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CCUS is expected to contribute to a reduction of more than 2 gigatonnes of CO2 emissions by mid-century but scaling of such technology is seen as critical to achieving national and international targets for emissions cuts in line with the Paris Climate Agreement's goals.
However, scaling of technology for carbon capture is currently not expected to start before 2030 and will not achieve a significant level until 2040 without government incentives and cost-reduction initiatives by the energy industry, according to DNV GL.
The three collaborating parties provided input to Norway's proposed Longship CCUS project that will entail a full-scale chain for carbon capture, backed by state funding of up to $1.8 billion.
The project incorporates innovative elements including capture of CO2 emissions from the cement industry, transport of CO2 by ship, and temporary storage of CO2 prior to pipeline transportation and storage, according to DNV GL. (Source: DNV GL, PR, Oct., 2020) Contact: DNV GL, www.dnvgl.com;
SINTEF, www.sintef.no; Technology Centre Mongstad, www.tcmda.com
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The $250 million project incorporates 100 units of Vestas 2.2MW wind turbines and brings the company's U.S. total number of onshore wind farms to 25 with a cumulative installed capacity of over 4.2GW. (Source: RWE Renewables, PR, Oct., 2020) Contact: RWE Renewables, www.rwe.com
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Subject to public co-funding and regulatory approvals, the project could be operational in 2024/2025.
Green ammonia is emerging as a promising decarbonised maritime shipping fuel, according to a release. (Source: Orsted, Yara, Splash 247, 5 Oct., 2020) Contact: Orsted, www.orsted.com
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Located in Bahia state, the wind complex will include 14 wind parks with 91 Nordex turbines of 5.7 MW each. The project is slated for a January 2021 ground breaking for completion in 2023.
(Source: Statkraft, PR, Renewables Now, 28 Sept., 2020)
Contact: Statkraft, www.statkraft.com
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RWE presently operates seven onshore wind farms with a totaling 300 MW in the Netherlands and currently constructing four new onshore wind farms with more than 115 MW total capacity in the country. The company is also developing projects in Europe as well as in North America with a total capacity of more than 5 gigawatts as well as constructing a 249 MW solar project in NSW, Australia. (Source: RWE, PR, reve, Sept., 2020)
Contact: RWE Renewables, Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, CEO, www.rwe.com
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The company will invest the net proceeds in additional short-term capacity build-out, pipeline enhancements and in further visible mid- and long-term growth opportunities in renewables -- on top of RWE's goal of expanding its renewable energy portfolio to above 13 GW net. A portion of the funds will be used ti finance the company's previously reported planned purchase of Nordex SE's 2.7-GW onshore wind and solar project development pipeline. (Source: RWE AG, Website News, 19 Aug., 2020) Contact: RWE AG,
Rolf Martin Schmitz, CEO, www.rwe.com; Nordex, Felix Losada, +49 40 300 30 1000, +49 40 300 30 1101, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nordex.com
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PEA also heads up Bright Solar Futures, a workforce development program aimed at establishing the nation's first Solar Energy Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, with U.S. DOE support and PECO utility sponsorship.
The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) is an independent municipal authority created in 2010 to advance clean and affordable energy goals for the City. PEA has facilitated over $100 million in clean energy projects in Philadelphia since 2017, creating more than over 1,000 jobs. PEA’s $1 billion Philadelphia Energy Campaign, which launched in 2016, will create 10,000 jobs by 2026 through the implementation of clean energy and energy efficiency projects. (Source: Philadelphia Energy Authority, PR, 14 Aug., 2020)
Contact: Philadelphia Energy Authority, www.philaenergy.org; Solarize Philly, www.solarizephilly.org
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Statkraft Plans Berry Burn Wind Farm Expansion (Int'l. Report)
Norwegian state owned Statkraft AS reports it is seeking Scottish government approval to expand its 66.7-MW Berry Burn wind farm in Moray, Scotland to 104.5 MW with nine additional turbines totalling 37.8 MW.
The additional turbines are expected to generate 139.1 GWh of electricity per year, or enough to supply over 35,500 homes. The 29-turbine Berry Burn wind farm originally came online in 2014. (Source: Statkraft, PR, Renewables, 18 Aug., 2020)
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Azelio Announces Masdar Renewable Energy Storage Project (Intl. Report)
Gothenburg, Sweden-headquartered global engineering firm Azelio AB reports along with Masdar and Khalifa University its will install a verification project in Abu Dhabi in Q3 2020 to evaluate Azelioâ€™s renewable energy storage technology for inclusion in the Masdar product portfolio for current and future renewable energy projects.
The evaluation project will be set up and installed by ALEC Energy, the solar business division of ALEC Engineering and Contracting LLC, part of the Investment Corporation of Dubai.
Azelio and ALEC Energy have signed an MoU, covering a collaboration over 49MW installed capacity of Azelioâ€™s energy storage until 2025. (Source: Azelio, Middle East Technical Review, 18 Aug., 2020)
Contact: Azelio, Jonas Eklund, CEO, +46 709 40 35 80, email@example.com, www.azelio.com
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Dominion Energy Snares 62.5MW Virginia Solar Project (M&A, Ind. Report)
In the Old Dominion State, Richmond-based Dominion Energy is reporting acquisition of a 62.5-megawatt solar power project in Orange County from Cypress Creek Renewables . The facility is expected to go online in 2022.
Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman Corp. will purchase the facility's renewable energy from the grid to power its operations. (Source: Dominion Energy, PR, 17 Aug., 2020)
Contact: Dominion Energy, Robert Blue, Exec. VP, . Cypress Creek Renewables
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The additional turbines are expected to generate 139.1 GWh of electricity per year, or enough to supply over 35,500 homes. The 29-turbine Berry Burn wind farm originally came online in 2014. (Source: Statkraft, PR, Renewables, 18 Aug., 2020) Contact: Statkraft AS, Duncan Dale, VP UK, +47 24 06 70 00, www.statkraft.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Statkraft, Wind, Scotland Wind,
When fully operational, the 37 turbine facility will generate sufficient power for more than 51,000 homes. (Source: Post-Journal, 13 Aug., 2020)
Contact: RWE Renewables, www.americas,rwe.com
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Using a floating concrete hull designed to last 100 years the project will support a 10- to 12-MW wind turbine 2 miles south of Monhegan Island and 14 miles from the Maine coast. Three mooring lines will anchor the hull in 300 feet of water.
UMaine's Advanced Structures and Composites Center will continue with design and engineering, research and development and post-construction monitoring. So far, the VolturnUS technology has been issued 43 patents and is being licensed by UMaine to New England Aqua Ventus for this project. Aqua Ventus will own and manage permitting, construction, assembly, deployment and ongoing operations.
Following extensive permitting, deployment is expected by 2023. (Source: University of Maine, Kennebec Sentinel, 5 Aug., 2020) Contact: Maine Aqua Ventus, Meghan Collins, (207) 581-2117, www.maineaquaventus.com; University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, Dr. Habib Dagher, Exec. Dir., 207-581-2123, www.composites.umaine.edu
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Aker Offshore Wind Holding AS and Aker Carbon Capture AS will secure funds for their future operations in private placements and list on the Oslo Stock Exchange's Merkur Market. In the offshore wind industry, Aker is involved in projects in California, South Korea and Norway, and has plans to bid in the upcoming ScotWind lease round. In addition, the company is closely monitoring markets like Japan, Vietnam, France and Italy.
Download Aker's offshore wind business details HERE.
(Source: Aker Solutions, PR, Aug., 2020) Contact: Aker Solutions, Aker Offshore Wind, Astrid Onsum, CEO, www.akersolutions.com
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The CCS Norway project is a central part of Norway's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and meet the European goal of climate-neutrality by 2050. The project would allow for the establishment of carbon capture facilities at Norcem, a cement factory in Brevik, and Fortum Oslo Varme, a waste-to-energy plant.
The captured CO2 is then to be transported and stored deep below the seabed in the North Sea. This part of the process is to be carried out by a joint venture between Shell, Total and Equinor, known as Northern Lights.
The €2.57 billion Full-Scale CCS Project promises to become the first of its kind to go live in Europe. The Norwegian government would cover around 80 pct of the project's estimated cost, according to a release. (Source: CCS Norway, GreenCar Congress, 19 July, 2020) Contact: CCS Norway, www.ccsnorway.com; Equinor, www.equinor.com; TOTAL, Investor Relations: +44 (0) 207 719 7962 l, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.total.com; Norcem, www.norcen.no
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In September 2018, Greenpeace reported at least 25 palm oil exploiting companies -- Colgate-Palmolive , General Mills, Hershey, Kellogg's , Kraft Heinz, L'Oreal , Mars, Mondelez, Nestle , PepsiCo , Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever and others -- were to blame for the disappearance of 1,300 square kilometers of Indonesian jungle.
(Source: The Swamp, Tewodros Kore News, 16 July, 2020)
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The two countries have been cooperating on reducing deforestation, peatland and forest degradation and related climate change initiatives since 2010.
Indonesia, which has the world's third largest rain-forest, has reduced emissions amounting to approximately 17 million tons CO2 -- equal to one third of all annual emissions from Norway. (Source: Gov. of Norway, Minister of Climate and Environment, ScandAsia, 12 July, 2020) Contact: Norway Minister of Climate and Environment, Sveinung Rotevatn, www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/kld/id668
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The project will use Aker Solutions' Advanced Carbon Capture (ACC) technology and its HSE-friendly S26 amine solvent.
The Akers Solutions--Norcem project is subject to Norwegian government approval and funding of the project. If completed, the plant could become the world's first large-scale capture plant at a cement producer.
(Source: Aker Solutions, Cement News, 17 June, 2020)
Contact: Aker Solutions, Fredrik Berge, Inv. Relations, +47 22 94 62 19, email@example.com, www.akersolutions.com; Norcem, www.norcem.no
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The €5-million, 2,200 sq-ft building consists of a precast box and a double-curved roof made possible with the use of lightweight and pliable carbon fiber composite materials. The carbon provides the tensile strength of steel at one-quarter the weight, is more durable than steel , energy efficient and saves up to 70 pct in greenhouse gas emissions. The project is being funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
(Source: Technical University of Dresden, Composites Manufacturing, 12 June, 2020) Contact: Institute of Concrete Construction Technical University Dresden, Manfred Curbach, +49 351 463-0, www. tu-dresden.de/bu/bauingenieurwesen/imb/?set_language=en
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According to ThyssenKrupp , hydrogen required for iron production is to be produced by electrolysis, in which water is broken down into hydrogen and oxygen. The two companies agree that only electricity from renewable sources should be used to operate the electrolysers.
To that end, RWE plans to develop 100 MW electrolysis capability that could supply green hydrogen at its power plant site in Lingen. (Source: ThyssenKrupp, PR, SteelTimes Int'l., June, 2020) Contact: RWE, Roger Miesen, CEO of RWE Generation, www.group.rwe/en;
ThyssenKrupp Steel, www.thyssenkrupp-steel.com
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Using electrolysis, renewable energy, water and CO2 captured from air are converted into syngas. Renewable fuels, such as jet fuel, are then produced through further processing and refining. The end products can then be used directly in existing infrastructures, the consortium said. The upscaled, industrial sized plant will serve as blueprint for a nationwide roll-out of the project, it added.
The consortium members include: Sunfire GmbH; carbon dioxide capture technology firm Climeworks AG; engineering company Paul Wurth SA and green investment company Valinor. (Source: Norsk e-Fuel, Reuters, 9 June, 2020) Contact: Norsk e-Fuel, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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As a marine fuel, LNG meets all current and forthcoming IMO and EU regulations. In addition, the use of LNG removes all Sox emissions and particles and reduces Nox emissions by 85 pct compared to heavy fuel oil. LNG also lowers CO2 emissions by at least 20 pct, according to the release.
(Source: Gasum, Port News, June, 2020) Contact: Gasum, +358 800 122 722, www.gasum.com: Heerema, www.heerema.com
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To that end, the two firms
recently inked a Joint Bidding Agreement to enter into a full-scale feasibility study jointly undertaken by the two companies for the offshore wind power project planned off the coast of Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture.
(Source : RWK Renewables, Strategic Research Institute, SteelGuru, 4 June, 2020) Contact: RWE Renewables Japan GK, www.group.rwe/en/the-group/countries-and-locations/rwe-renewables-japan; Kyuden Mirai Energy, email@example.com, www.q-mirai.co.jp
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The project, a collaboration between Sweden's largest fuel company Preem, Aker Solutions, Chalmers University of Technology, Equinor, and the Norwegian research institute SINTEF, is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency and the Norwegian research and development programme CLIMIT. (Source: Aker Solutions, Website, 27 May, 2020)
Contact: Aker Solutions , Luis Araujo, CEO, +47 67 51 30 00,
+47 67 82 69 50 fax, www.akersolutions.com
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