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HYDROGEN: Global green hydrogen project pipeline reaches 50 GW

  • Date: 26-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: PV Magazine

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) estimates there are 50 green hydrogen projects under development worldwide. Those projects, have a planned annual production capacity of 4 million tons of hydrogen and a total renewable power capacity of 50 GW, according to the Ohio-based thinktank, with their combined capital cost estimated at $75 billion.

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HYDROGEN: Cummins using hydrogen technology to enable renewable energy for public utilities in Washington with the largest electrolyzer in the United States

  • Date: 26-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: Cummins

Global technology and power solutions leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) will provide its 5-megawatt PEM electrolyzer to enable renewable energy for the Douglas County Public Utility District (Douglas County PUD) in Washington state. The Cummins electrolyzer will be dedicated to producing hydrogen from renewable energy and will be the largest, as well as first of its kind in use by a public utility, in the United States.

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PGM PROJECTS: Eurasia Mining Secures "Milestone" Monchetundra Flanks Approval

  • Date: 25-08-20
  • Category: PGM PROJECTS
  • Source: Morning Star

(Alliance News) - Eurasia Mining PLC on Tuesday said it has been awarded a licence at the Monchetundra Flanks base metal and platinum group metals asset in Russia.

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US: U.S. Senate Democrats unveil $400 billion-a-year plan to tackle climate change

  • Date: 25-08-20
  • Category: US
  • Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to tackle climate change that calls for the U.S. government to spend more than $400 billion a year to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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BATTERIES: Simpliphi predicts cobalt-free battery takeover sooner than expected

  • Date: 25-08-20
  • Category: BATTERIES
  • Source: PV Magazine

U.S.-owned analyst Wood Mackenzie last week estimated lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) is poised to overtake lithium-manganese-cobalt-oxide (NMC) as the dominant stationary storage chemistry by 2030. While that is an ambitious prediction in its own right, one company, Simpliphi, is looking to drive the transition even sooner.

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ICE: McLaren flags end of road for petrol engines by 2030

  • Date: 25-08-20
  • Category: ICE
  • Source: Financial Times

McLaren, the UK supercar maker, will stop developing petrol engines within a decade as it plots a long-term shift towards electric vehicles. The company will focus on hybrid supercars for the next ten years, with a plan to source more components in the UK, but expects to cease any traditional engine development by 2030, chief executive Mike Flewitt told the Financial Times. “We will be developing engines for the next ten years, selling for the next 15 years, but we expect a lot of the world to ...

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RECYCLING: Britain to get first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from e-waste

  • Date: 22-08-20
  • Category: RECYCLING
  • Source: The Guardian

The UK is to get its first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from electronic waste, which will also be the world’s first to use bacteria rather than cyanide-based processes.

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HYDROGEN: Germany's Dillinger steel group starts hydrogen-based steel production

  • Date: 21-08-20
  • Category: HYDROGEN
  • Source: SP Global

London — Germany's Dillinger and Saarstahl steel group announced Aug. 21 the start of the first hydrogen-based steel production in Europe's biggest steel market to help cut carbon emissions.

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