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Australian fossil fuel producer subsidies jump 31 pct to $14.5 billion

Renew Economy

Government subsidies to fossil fuel producers have risen sharply in the past year, triggering calls for the Commonwealth to scrap the concessions. The post Australian fossil fuel producer subsidies jump 31 pct to $14.5 billion appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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IADC Geothermal Committee - Well classification system under development at recently formed IADC Geothermal Committee

Global Renewable News

By Stephen Whitfield, Senior EditorAs drilling contractors continue to learn about and help to scale geothermal drilling, IADC is looking to facilitate that process. The IADC Geothermal Committee.

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Harmony on the grid: Wind, solar and battery projects made to pay for sins they could not commit

Renew Economy

Expensive filters imposed on wind, solar and battery projects weakened rather than strengthened the grid. Politicians want to make the same mistake with their obsession for "baseload". The post Harmony on the grid: Wind, solar and battery projects made to pay for sins they could not commit appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Ontario - Province Refurbishing Hydroelectric Station in Cornwall

Global Renewable News

The Ontario government is supporting Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) plan to refurbish its R.H. Saunders Generating Station in Cornwall, the second largest hydroelectric station in Ontario. This.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Renewable energy averages 95 per cent share in Portugal in April

Renew Economy

Wind, solar and hydro provide 95 per cent of Portugal's power needs in April, hailed as "historic" by the grid operator. The post Renewable energy averages 95 per cent share in Portugal in April appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Enbridge Inc. - Enbridge Publishes 23rd Annual Sustainability ReportCompany outlines progress across environment, social and governance priorities

Global Renewable News

Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge or the Company) (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) today (May 10) published its 2023 Sustainability Report. This report provides an overview of the Company's strategy and approach on.

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New York Power Authority - DCAS, NYPA Complete $17 Million LED Lighting Installation at New York City Police Department FacilitiesMore than 37,000 state-of-the-art LED lights were installed 67 NYPD facilities across all five boroughs, yielding $750,000 in annual savings

Global Renewable News

The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) today announced the completed installation of energy-efficient LED lights at N.

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NSW seeks a gigawatt of long duration storage, and access rights to 4GW in new renewable zone

Renew Economy

The next tender for long duration storage and the first auction of access rights to one of the state's biggest renewable energy zones will commence this month. The post NSW seeks a gigawatt of long duration storage, and access rights to 4GW in new renewable zone appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Eaton - Eaton advances more resilient, sustainable electricity in New York City with energy storage projects valued at more than $7 million

Global Renewable News

Intelligent power management company Eaton is helping Endurant Energy deploy 10 battery storage projects in New York City. With a combined capacity exceeding 150-megawatt hours (MWh), the energy stora.

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French nuclear giant taps CSIRO spinout Hadean to build an electrolyser demo

Renew Economy

Hadean wins a grant for a UK project backed by French nuclear giant EDF, and follows a separate demo project at Port Kembla this year. The post French nuclear giant taps CSIRO spinout Hadean to build an electrolyser demo appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Canadian Renewable Energy Association - CanREA members successful in Ontario energy storage RFP

Global Renewable News

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) wishes to congratulate seven member companies who have been selected by Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) as part of the p.

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ESG Today: Week in Review

ESG Today

This week in ESG news: Microsoft signs record-breaking carbon removal deal; EY survey finds over half of CEOs say sustainability a higher priority vs one year ago; BCG sustainable aviation deal to cut 100,000 tons of emissions; ERM launches carbon credit consulting business; KKR & HASI launch $2 billion sustainable infrastructure investment partnership; UK High Court rules government’s climate strategy unlawful; more US-listed companies linking emissions reduction to incentive compensa

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Government of Canada - Federal Investment for New EV Chargers Across Prince Edward Island

Global Renewable News

Making the switch to an electric vehicle (EV) is a win-win for families looking to save money while reducing pollution. Due to cheaper refuelling and lower maintenance costs, most EVs cost less than t.

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China and ESG ETFs closures soar in the face of political backlash

Financial Times: Moral Money

Culls have been enacted despite surging enthusiasm for ETFs generally, with 58 successive months of global net inflows

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Mastering Supply Chain Sustainability: Where Does ESG Fit In?

Speaker: Hortense Grouvel

In this new webinar, you will learn firsthand how to set up a sustainable supply chain program that will help meet increasing ESG requirements stemming from regulators, customers, consumers, and investors alike. Hortense Grouvel, ESG expert at IntegrityNext, and Sean Whelan, Global Senior Manager at Halliburton, will look at how ensuring compliance will also help you increase sustainability performance, resilience, and innovation, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your supply chain op

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Greenskies Clean Focus - Greenskies Solar Installations Contribute to $18 Million in Savings for NJ School District

Global Renewable News

In a significant stride towards its renewable energy goals, Piscataway Township Schools partnered with Greenskies Clean Focus, a national leader in renewable energy solutions, to install a 1.67 MW.

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Jimmy Fallon asked his viewers if they've ever been caught red-handed. Here’s 17 of the best responses.

Good.is: Planet

You can’t lie about it, you can’t take it back, all you can do is pray for forgiveness.

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Global Wind Energy Council - Wind Turbine Manufacturers See Record Year Driven by Growth in Home Markets

Global Renewable News

Wind turbine manufacturers supplied a record amount of volume in 2023, according to GWEC's annual Supply Side Data report. GWEC Market Intelligence found a total of 30 wind turbine manufacturers i.

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Terrestrial Energy Inks MOU with Schneider Electric for Data Centers

Energy Central

Terrestrial Energy Inks MOU with Schneider Electric for Data Centers Posted on May 11, 2024 by djysrv Terrestrial Energy Inks MOU with Schneider Electric for Data Centers OPG Expects Nuclear Construction on 1st SMR to Start in 2025 Aalo Atomics and DOE sign Siting MOU at INL NANO Nuclear Energy Announces Initial Public Offering Radiant Inks MOU with Idaho.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Tennessee Valley Authority - TVA Driving Clean Energy Economy for a Sustainable Future

Global Renewable News

Highlights TVA helps over 12,400 homeowners take advantage of energy efficiency upgrades, receiving over $2.5 million in rebate payments in FY24. TVA improves power reliability by completi.

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Why Fact Checking of Audacious Claims About Nuclear Power Projects is Important

Energy Central

Note to readers - This past month has seen a flurry of sometimes fluffy press releases about startups, IPOs, and other kinds of investments in nuclear energy as well as P.T. Barnum type publicity stunts related to startups. None of this is a surprise in any industry that is on the cusp of potentially rapid growth. I originally posted a short version of this essay on Linkedin a few months.

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Government of Canada - Minister Wilkinson Announces Progress on Canada's Hydrogen Strategy

Global Renewable News

As we continue to foster economic growth and build Canada's clean economy, significant investments and progress are being made in the production, distribution, and use of clean fuels, including lo.

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Oklo Inc. Begins Trading on the NYSE

Energy Central

Oklo Inc. (NYSE: OKLO), a developer of an advanced micro reactor and nuclear fuel recycling company, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the new ticker symbol “OKLO,” effective at market open 05/10/24. This milestone follows the completion of its business combination with AltC Acquisition Corp. on 05/09/24. Oklo has received $306 million in gross.

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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California Energy Commission - New Data Shows Investments to Build California's Clean Energy Grid of the Future are Paying Off

Global Renewable News

Non-fossil-fuel sources now make up 61 percent of retail electricity sales in California thanks to historic investment that has led to an extraordinary pace of development in new clean energy generati.

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IICA Technology Expo explored instrumentation, control & automation

Sustainability Matters

The recent IICA Technology Expo in Newcastle, NSW, allowed industry technology leaders across Australia to network and explore the latest advancements in automation, instrumentation and process control. Attendees had the opportunity to discover a diverse range of products and services, both software and hardware, tailored to various needs, as well as firsthand experiences from companies at the forefront of Industry 4.0 evolution.

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Boralex Inc. - 125 MW Awarded in Ontario LT1 RFP: Boralex consolidates its position as a leading battery storage developer in Canada

Global Renewable News

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Imperilled by ocean acidification: Senegal’s shellfish sector

Eco-Business

Climate change is altering the chemistry of West African waters, and local harvesters are paying the price.

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The Silver Lining to Corporate DEI Challenges

In our latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Scorpio Edition, 3BL embraces the perspective of one of the zodiac's most misunderstood signs: Scorpio. While this sign often has a darker view of the world, they do not shy away from shining a light on controversial topics. This month we take a deep dive into corporate pullback of DEI and how companies can utilize astrological advice to reinvent its social impact communication.

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Ethiopia Shows Us Just How Fast The Transition To Electric Mobility Can Happen In Africa

CleanTechnica

Like a lot of countries on the African continent, Ethiopia has an exceptionally low motorisation rate. Ethiopia has a population of 126 million people, but the total number of vehicles registered in Ethiopia is around 1.2 million. Most of these vehicles are over 20 years old. According to reports and. [continued] The post Ethiopia Shows Us Just How Fast The Transition To Electric Mobility Can Happen In Africa appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Climate change hardly a burning issue for Indian voters

Eco-Business

The expectation for Indian politicians to 'be with the people' now encompasses standing with them through their lived experiences of climate change.

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BP Casts Covetous Eyes On Tesla Supercharger Assets

CleanTechnica

As Tesla disrupts its own Supercharger network, other companies like BP and EVgo are seeing new opportunities. The post BP Casts Covetous Eyes On Tesla Supercharger Assets appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Chevy Needs A Bolt Pickup To Compete When Tariffs End

CleanTechnica

In another recent article, I argued that automakers had better not become complacent when it comes to tariffs against Chinese EVs. Why? Because there’s no way that lasts forever. Market forces can’t be held back indefinitely, and eventually either buyers will pressure the government to lower the tariffs or other. [continued] The post Chevy Needs A Bolt Pickup To Compete When Tariffs End appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Supercharge Your ESG Content This Libra Season

Throughout Climate Week, a feeling of urgency on tackling the climate crisis was palpable. Yet, questions continue to linger about corporate progress. Are we truly moving the needle or are we stuck in a cycle of empty statements and a flood of reports and guidelines? In the latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Libra Edition , we use Climate Week outcomes to explore how brands can communicate progress credibly.