CO2

Hydrogen energy project to reduce CO2 emissions

According to BBC, the Keele University through its initiative, is boosting United Kingdom’s hydrogen revolution a step forward. Specifically, the University’s natural gas supply is being blended with 20% of hydrogen, reducing the CO2 amount that is being produced through heating or cooking.

ADNOC to expand its carbon capture and storage program

UAE’s oil and gas firm ADNOC announced expansion of its Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) program, as part of its goal to become one of the least carbon-intensive oil and gas producers in the world, in line with its 2030 strategy. 

DNV GL identifies 3 technologies to reduce CO2 emissions

DNV GL recently defined three new technologies, concerning the energy transition. In fact, new battery storage chemistries, high-temperature heat pumps and green hydrogen have among others the potential to reduce CO2 emissions until 2030, as the company reported.

Possible EU subsidy for Porthos CO2 storage project

The European Union is prepared in principle to provide a subsidy for the Porthos project on storage of CO2 from industry in Antwerp, Ghent, Zeeland and Rotterdam beneath the North Sea. This is according to the list of energy projects that the European Parliament approved on Wednesday.

ICCT doubts on CO2 cuts from limiting engine power

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) in its latest report focused on the CO2 reduce emissions issue, by limiting engine power. In fact, the study shows that shipping Green House Gas (GHG) emissions have been reduced by 30% during a ten-year period from 2008 to 2018.

First gas filling station in Umeå, Sweden

According to a recent statement, the Nordic gas filling stations network is expanding as Gasum opens its ninth gas filling station in Sweden and the first one in Umeå; the station will be able to serve both heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) and passenger cars.

Hapag-Lloyd to use biofuel for CO2 emissions reduction

German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd announced that one of its ships recently refueled in Rotterdam with a new, eco-friendly biofuel, as part of the company’s plan to reduce CO2 emissions generated by its operating ships. 

LNG to worsen shipping’s impact on climate, report finds

A recently published report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and commissioned by the environmental lobby group Stand.earth, aimed to ‘examine the lifecycle GHG emissions from marine fuels, including a previously poorly understood source of climate emissions from LNG-powered ships- the unintentional releases of the climate super-pollutant methane from ship engines, known as methane slip.’

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