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2020 is Banner Year for Low-carbon Technology at Cummins

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Despite a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cummins expanded its low carbon alternative power portfolio and the prospects for a more sustainable tomorrow.

Three Game-changing Energy Technologies by 2030

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Climate change is one of the world’s leading existential threats, and governments and business leaders globally are working hard towards reducing and eventually eliminating carbon emissions. 

To achieve this, the energy sector is looking to adopt more and more innovative low-carbon energy technologies. Over the course of two articles, we will explore the following six game-changing technologies that are likely to shape our future:

1. Offshore renewable energy

2. Energy storage

3. High voltage direct current

4. Green hydrogen

Net Zero: DIY (Do It Yourself)

by Mike Hughes
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We have never spent more time in our own homes than we have in the past twelve months. It is no surprise then that consumer 

FPT Industrial and Fontanafredda Join Forces to Produce the World's First Zero Emission Barolo Wine

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Completing the world’s first zero-emissions harvest of a Barolo cru, and celebrating 2025 by opening the first 100% sustainable bottle of the highly prized King of Wines: these are the aims of the partnership between FPT Industrial and Fontanafredda presented at a digital press conference today.

Zero-emission Energy Observer Vessel Taps Rockwell Automation Technology to Travel the World

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The world’s first hydrogen-powered ship is on a six-year, zero-emission global voyage thanks in part to Rockwell Automation’s advanced automation technology.

First developed in 2017, the Energy Observer travels the world as a “lab in motion” using a combination of intermittent renewable energy sources including solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and hydrogen production to achieve energy autonomy.

First Project of Its Kind in Canada Will See Enbridge Subsidiary Inject Green Hydrogen Into Its Gas Distribution Grid

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In the long term, Gazifère aims to be North America’s first natural gas utility to be 100% green by 2050.

In the short term, hydrogen could very well be a vital rung on that ladder.

Gazifère, an Enbridge subsidiary, and Evolugen, the Canadian operations arm of Brookfield Renewable, today announced plans to build and operate one of Canada’s largest green hydrogen injection projects in Quebec.

Green Source Advantage Offers More Renewable Energy Options for South Carolina Customers

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  • Duke Energy launches cost-effective pathway to renewable energy for large customers.
  • Regulators approve 200 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity.  
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  • Duke Energy launches cost-effective pathway to renewable energy for large customers.
  • Regulators approve 200 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity.  

Ceres Joins U.S. Partners to Launch 'America Is All In' and Call for an Ambitious National Climate Target

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

Cummins to Power North America's First Hydrogen-Powered Ferry

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Cummins’ hydrogen fuel cells are being integrated into North America’s first commercial hydrogen fuel cell powered ferry.

A 70-foot, 75 passenger, zero-emission ferry named “Sea Change” will be the flagship for a planned future fuel cell powered fleet in the bay area of San Francisco. The project is designed to demonstrate and test the potential commercialization of fuel-cell powered marine vessels in the global maritime industry.

New Hampshire Businesses Call for Strong Energy Efficiency Programs to Drive Economic Recovery

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February 11, 2021, /3BL Media/ - More than two dozen New Hampshire businesses offered their support today for accelerating energy efficiency investments in the Granite State by increasing the state’s energy-efficiency resource standard (EERS).  

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