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Ørsted Commences Construction of Largest Onshore Project to Date

Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business.
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Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, with an expected operational date in the first half of 2022.

The project expands Ørsted's onshore portfolio to Bee County, South Texas. The hybrid nature of the project allows Ørsted to maximise the use of the excellent location, in a highly liquid market, on a primary transmission import path into the San Antonio load centre and in an area characterised by strong coastal winds and sunshine.

Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy: A Call to Action

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How can the growing renewable energy (RE) sector fully live up to its potential to drive positive social and environmental outcomes? The S&P Global Foundation is proud to sponsor a ‘Call to Action’ report through the Renewable Energy to Responsible Energy Initiative to explore exactly this question.

Making Playtime Electrifying

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Electricity drives modern society. However, it’s so embedded into our everyday lives that young people often take electricity for granted and pay no attention to the science behind power generation.

Learning about electricity doesn’t have to be boring. Imagine if there was a fun and insightful way to find out about the power journey – from generation to transmission, distribution, and use of electricity…

Continue reading on CLP Innofinity

 

Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft Commit to Explore Development of Carbon Capture

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Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore ways to support the development of carbon capture and storage at biomass-fired heat and power plants in Denmark.

Carbon capture and storage is widely accepted as an important instrument to meet both the Danish climate targets of 70 % carbon reduction by 2030 and to meet the Paris Agreement's goal to limit global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Nithin Coca: Indonesian Coal Crisis

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We often associate coal consumption with China and India, countries that have indeed invested heavily into the harmful fuel but flying under the radar is Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation which in the past two decades has become one of the world’s leading exporters and consumers of coal. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to global journalist Nithin Coca who has written a series of pieces for Mongabay.com about Indonesia’s alarming headfirst dive into the coal industry.

Vistra's TXU Energy Launches New Plan With Automatic Savings for Electric Vehicle Owners

TXU Energy EV PassSM offers bill credits during prime charging times – every night and all weekend long
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IRVING, Texas, March 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

The First Filling Station to Supply Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG in Northwest Italy Comes Online

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The collaboration between IVECO, a commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V., ENGIE, and VULCANGAS has reached an important milestone, just a year after the inauguration of the filling station near IVECO’s global headquarters in Turin, Italy, it has become today the first filling station in the Northwest of the C

Cummins Leader Says past Successes Can Inform Carbon-Neutral Future

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When Cummins’ Chief Technical Officer thinks about the global power leader’s aspiration to be carbon neutral by 2050, he’s inspired by the industry’s past success fighting smog.

“What gives me confidence that we’re actually going to be able to get there is looking in the rear-view mirror and seeing the innovation that has occurred over the last 30 years to get us to where we’re at today,” Jim Fier told participants at Work Truck Week 2021, a celebration of the commercial truck business, which was held virtually this month because of the pandemic.

Tetra Tech Receives Two Industry Awards From Climate Change Business Journal

Advancing offshore wind power and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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In March 2021, Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with Consulting & Engineering and Project Merit Awards for the company’s work during 2020. EBI Inc. presented the annual CCBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its virtual Environmental Industry Summit held March 12, 2021.

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