A consortium led by Swedish Carbon Energy Company Liquid Wind will work on the Power-to-Fuel project, eyeing production of liquid, carbon neutral fuel from captured carbon dioxide (CCU) and green hydrogen (from renewable electricity).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.’
On the occasion of its 125th tear anniversary on 24 January, Antwerp-based shipping company Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) announced it has offset all its CO2 emissions in order to have net zero CO2 emissions as from 2020.
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