Welltec initiates extensive materials testing for ‘Project Greensand’ subsurface CO2 storage in the North Sea

Welltec, a global high-tech solutions provider for the energy industry, has begun extensive testing to identify optimal materials for Project Greensand, an initiative that will store CO2 in the subsurface of the North Sea. read more

£247K BEIS funding for firm to perfect carbon capture technology

A hydrogen fuel pioneer has secured nearly £247,000 of funding to perfect carbon capture technology that will help lower the environmental impact of its waste-to-hydrogen plants, grant specialist Catax has revealed. read more

DP World unveils first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port

In a significant step forward in greening the UK logistics sector, DP World has announced the arrival of the first ever all-electric terminal tractor at a British port. read more

International experts meet in Valencia to discuss water sector sustainability

Valencia in Spain is set to become the international water capital from June 27-29, with over 100 experts in water cycle technology and management from more than 40 countries expected to convene in the city to discuss the main challenges in smart management, IoT technologies and the industry’s digital transformation. read more

Unique, underground, fossil-free hydrogen gas storage facility inaugurated in Sweden

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have inaugurated joint project HYBRIT’s pilot facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas storage at Svartöberget in Luleå, Sweden. The rock cavern storage facility is the first of its kind in the world, and will pave the way for a new generation of sustainably produced iron and steel. read more

Net-zero road transport by 2050 still possible, as EVs set to quintuple by 2025

The last internal combustion vehicle must be sold by 2038 to achieve a net-zero global fleet by 2050. Urgent policy action will be key in such an endeavour, especially on heavy commercial vehicles, according to BNEF. read more

Hyundai collaborates with Aramco and KAUST on new e−fuel development to support clean mobility

Hyundai Motor Group, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) are to jointly research and develop an advanced fuel for an ultra lean-burn, spark-ignition engine that aims to lower the overall CO2 emissions of a vehicle. read more

Neste and DHL Express announce one of the largest ever sustainable aviation fuel deals

DHL Express and Neste have announced a significant step towards decarbonising aviation logistics by expanding their existing co-operation with a new strategic collaboration. In the next five years, Neste will supply DHL with approximately 320,000 tons (400 million litres) of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM. read more

UK’s adi Group ranked amongst world’s most sustainable and socially responsible businesses for second year running

Globally recognised accreditation company EcoVadis has presented UK multidisciplinary engineering firm adi Group with a platinum award for its sustainable and socially responsible business efforts. read more

Nokia’s launches first-of-its-kind Liquid Cooling tech to make radio networks more sustainable

Nokia has added Liquid Cooling tech to its latest AirScale Base Station portfolio, outlining its commitment to sustainability. Announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the new commercial launch underlines Nokia's ambition to help combat climate change by making radio networks more sustainable. read more

QUANTRON receives European Transport Award for Sustainability 2022

Quantron AG – a system provider of clean battery-electric and hydrogen-electric e-mobility for commercial vehicles – has received the European Transport Award for Sustainability for its all-electric Q-Light BEV van. read more

UAE convenes world leaders from policy, business and industry to accelerate sustainable development

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2022 – taking place from 15–19 January – will convene global leaders, including heads of state, policy-makers, and international business leaders, as the United Arab Emirates aims to take the agenda global sustainability forward and accelerate pathways to net zero. read more

Renewable hydrogen producer Lhyfe to supply Deutsche Bahn for its H2goesRail project

Lhyfe, a world pioneer and pure player in renewable green hydrogen production, has signed with German national railway operator Deutsche Bahn to build and operate an electrolyser in Tübingen, from 2024, for the production of hydrogen to fuel a next-gen hydrogen train as part of the H2goesRail project. read more

Elkem to test world's first carbon capture pilot for smelters

Elkem – a global leader in silicon-based advanced materials – has announced it will test the world’s first carbon capture pilot for silicon smelters at its plant in Rana, Norway. read more

The UK's 2025 boiler ban – Debunking the myths

In 2019, the UK government announced it would be bringing in a ban on gas boilers. Originally scheduled for 2025, this has since been brought forward to 2023. Here, heating contractor Rightio dispels some of the myths surrounding the upcoming legislation. read more

Solar boat completes emission-free voyage to Alaska

An electric boat that runs virtually endlessly on solar power is a dream that has driven father and son team David and Alex Borton for the last 17 years. This summer, that dream became reality with a landmark voyage for their firm Solar Sal Boats. read more

BHP enters into nickel supply deal with Tesla

BHP has announced the signing of a nickel supply agreement with one of the world’s leading sustainable energy companies, Tesla Inc. read more

Enapter receives €9.3m funding to develop electrolyser mass-production system for green hydrogen scale-up

Enapter is accelerating its scale-up plans with the development of machinery for mass-production of its green hydrogen generators. Enapter will develop and deploy the pioneering, automated production line it needs to dramatically scale up electrolyser manufacturing and help flip global warming. read more

Pure Hydrogen teams up with Synergen to produce hydrogen and carbon products

Australian clean energy company Pure Hydrogen Corp. Ltd has announced it is to establish a new 50:50 JV with Synergen Met Pty Ltd to manufacture so-called ‘turquoise’ hydrogen gas and value add carbon products from methane using Synergen’s designed and built methane decomposition modules. read more

New €200m European VC tech fund will drive innovation to de-carbonise cities

A new venture capital fund – ‘2150’ – has been launched to invest €200 million (US$240 million) in start-up companies developing sustainable technologies that target the carbon footprint of cities. read more

Latest issue – Vol 2/22
Lead stories
– Energy focus
– Gastech 2022
– H2 storage caverns for green steel 
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