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“Huge hit” to coal and gas as hard cap and pollution trigger added to Safeguard reforms

Renew Economy

Labor and Greens agree to raft of changes to Safeguard Mechanism, including new measures the Greens say will put new coal and gas projects "on the ropes." The post “Huge hit” to coal and gas as hard cap and pollution trigger added to Safeguard reforms appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Greenpeace Criticizes Germany and EU’s Agreement on Combustion Engines

Environment + Energy Leader

EU diplomats are voting Monday to formally approve a law aimed at phasing out fossil fuels by 2035. Energy managers are expected to sign off on the law during Tuesday's meeting in Brussels. The post Greenpeace Criticizes Germany and EU’s Agreement on Combustion Engines appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Hydrogen expert says blending green fuel into gas network an “expensive” waste

Renew Economy

Visiting expert says "scarce and precious" green hydrogen should not be wasted on hot water and cooking when cheap abundant solar can do the job. The post Hydrogen expert says blending green fuel into gas network an “expensive” waste appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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International Energy Agency - Spain and IEA to host international Climate and Energy Summit in October aimed at building grand coalition to keep 1.5 ºC within reach

Global Renewable News

Major meeting in Madrid just a few weeks ahead.

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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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Fresh blow for Queensland coal, as shareholder dispute topples Callide C co-owner

Renew Economy

Future of broken down Callide C coal plant in fresh doubt after a shareholder dispute sends its part owner into voluntary administration. The post Fresh blow for Queensland coal, as shareholder dispute topples Callide C co-owner appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA projects that increased electrification, higher equipment efficiencies, and more zero-carbon power sources will reduce U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions through 2050

Global Renewable News

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions drop 25% to.

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PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy - Geothermal Power Plant Investment Supports Clean Energy

Global Renewable News

The geothermal power plant projects have the.

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Macquarie’s Corio says Victoria can double its offshore wind green dream

Renew Economy

Macquarie's Corio says Victoria could easily beat its offshore wind targets, which in turn would facilitate a more rapid exit of coal. The post Macquarie’s Corio says Victoria can double its offshore wind green dream appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy - The Aggressive Energy Transition of Pertamina Geothermal Energy Has Successfully Recorded Revenue from Carbon Credit

Global Renewable News

PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy Tbk (PGE) is.

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Energy Insiders Podcast: How big will offshore wind be?

Renew Economy

Corio CEO Jonathan Cole on big turbines and even bigger offshore wind plans. Plus. Matt Kean and busted coal. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: How big will offshore wind be? 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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Eversource Energy - Eversource Ranked #1 Energy Company in Barron's "100 Most Sustainable Companies" for 2023 Energy company recognized as top utility on annual list, places 17th overall

Global Renewable News

For the fourth consecutive year, Eversource.

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Cotton farmers undergo textile waste trial

Sustainability Matters

Cotton farmers in New South Wales and Queensland have launched phase 2 trials to identify a scalable, long-term solution to the issue of textile waste in landfill. Goondiwindi’s Sam Coulton, who hosted the phase 1 trial, is being joined by Gunnedah’s Scott Morgan, a leading cotton farmer in sustainability. Morgan said his decision to take part in the trial was easy given his early adoption of a large-scale solar generation project and numerous water conservation projects.

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PPL Corporation - PPL Corporation remains confident in its Kentucky generation investment plans and overall business outlook despite Kentucky Senate Bill 4 becoming law

Global Renewable News

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) reaffirmed the.

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Closing perfectly good nuclear plants before their end of life – it’s a sin!

Energy Central

In March, Kuosheng Unit 2 became the latest nuclear unit to be retired following the expiry of its 40-year operating licence in accordance with Taiwan’s nuclear phase-out policy. This is the fourth unit to be shut down in Taiwan leaving just two more operating units at Maanshan. When their licences expire in 2024 and 2025, the island’s phase out will be complete, taking its.

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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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Southwire Company - Southwire Partners with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Leading Green Power Usage

Global Renewable News

Supporting the company's ambition to be a.

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With beneficial electrification plans, the ICC takes a step towards reducing harmful emissions

Energy Central

By EDF BlogsBy Larissa Koehler and Brian Urbaszewski Today, the Illinois Commerce Commission issued a final order approving beneficial electrification plans from the state’s two biggest utilities — Commonwealth Edison and Ameren. The transportation-focused plans, directed by the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, are critical to decarbonizing the transportation sector in Illinois.

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Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - DOE-Funded SolSmart Program Expands to Advance Equitable Solar Energy AdoptionSolSmart Program Aims to Help Another 500 Cities, Towns, Counties, and Regional Organizations Become Solar Energy Leaders

Global Renewable News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today.

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Act of Cooking, Not Fuel Responsible for Indoor Air Quality Says New Report

Energy Central

Claims that natural gas stoves are harming residential health are unrealistic and undermining decision-making aimed toward protecting human health, according to a recent report published by Catalyst Environmental Solutions (CES) and commissioned by the California Restaurant Association and the California Building Industry Association. The analysis finds natural gas is, “not a significant.

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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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Argonne National Laboratory - Battery Workforce Challenge Announced by Argonne National Laboratory North American Competition Will Develop a Highly Skilled Domestic EV Battery Workforce

Global Renewable News

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE).

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Energizing Rural Communities Prize

Energy Central

The Department of Energy (DOE) is offering $15M through the American-Made Energizing Rural Communities Prize. This prize challenges individuals and organizations to develop partnership plans or innovative financing strategies to help rural or remote communities improve their energy systems and advance clean energy demonstration projects. The Energizing Rural Communities Prize is structured in.

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Carbfix - Injection of CO2 started at the Nesjavellir power plant

Global Renewable News

Carbfix's new pilot CCS plant at ON.

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Is your electricity bill keeping you in the dark?

Energy Central

A seemingly simple question came across my desk a few weeks ago: What does Dominion Energy Virginia charge residents per kilowatt-hour (kWh)? Given how frequently I write about Dominion, I was embarrassed not to have a quick answer. In my own defense, though, Dominion makes it hard to find out. And when you do find out, the answer is, it depends. Examine a recent bill, and you will.

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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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ACEN - ACEN acquires portfolio of eight operating wind projects in Texas, USA

Global Renewable News

Highlights Joint venture company.

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TVA, OPG & Synthos Green Team Up for BWRX300 SMR

Energy Central

TVA, OPG & Synthos Green Team Up for BWRX300 SMR BWXT Inks Engineering Contract for BWRX-300 SMR Fast Reactors / China And Russia Sign Fuel & Technology Agreements for CFR-600 Ultra Safe Nuclear Hires U-Battery Talent for Its UK Reactor Team Urenco Exits U-Battery Micro-reactor Project Japan Partners with US and UK on Fusion Materials R&D (Two reports) TVA.

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Climeon - Climeon Makes Headway with Landmark's First Climate-Neutral Power Project in the UK

Global Renewable News

As part of Climeon's ongoing.

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Schroders, Pictet Among Investors Calling for Transition Plans

Alaistair Marsh

The group wants companies to clearly lay out how they intend to decarbonize their operations and how their capital expenditures will be used to support such efforts.

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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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ACEN - New England Solar, one of Australia's largest solar projects, officially opened

Global Renewable News

Highlights Stage 1.

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FFI claims breakthrough

Green Career News

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has achieved a “breakthrough” by successfully processing ‘green’ iron ore.

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Scientists successfully 'hack' photosynthesis

Sustainability Matters

Researchers have ‘hacked’ the early stages of photosynthesis and discovered ways to extract energy from the process — a finding that could lead to new ways of generating clean fuel and renewable energy. Led by the University of Cambridge , a team of physicists, chemists and biologists studied photosynthesis in live cells at an ultrafast timescale: a millionth of a millionth of a second.

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Last Energy Gets $19 Billion in Contracts for Simple 20 MW Nuclear Fission Reactors

Energy Central

Last Energy is a startup working to make low-cost small pressure water reactors (20 MW) with simple off the shelf parts. They are designing to keep things simple, use as much off the shelf parts as possible and to use workers with existing training and skills. The demonstration model project showcases Last Energy’s standard, modular.

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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.