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Baker Botts adds CCUS to its hydrogen practice
Baker Botts LLP, a prominent international technology and energy law firm, has launched a dedicated Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage Practice Group within the firm’s Energy...
Siemens to build CO₂-free hydrogen production plant
Siemens Smart Infrastructure and WUN H2 GmbH signed a contract to build one of the largest hydrogen production plants in Germany. It will be built in Wunsiedel in the north of...
Norwegian government launches ‘Longship’ CCS project
In a White Paper to parliament submitted on 21 September, the Norwegian government proposes to launch a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Norway. The project has been...
Ground-breaking carbon capture project
Engineering major Worley has been awarded a contract to provide the early front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) for the first two carbon capture units at Drax Group’s power...
High pressure to ramp up electrification
The Power Barometer, by European trade body Eurelectric, is a set of key industry indicators released on 14 September, reflects a historic development in the power sector, and points...
Deep decarbonisation ‘still 15 years away’ – DNV GL forecast
Although decarbonisation is rising rapidly up the agendas of industry and governments, deep decarbonisation of the world’s energy system is still 15 years away, with carbon emissions...
DOE backs flexible CCS
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11.5 million in funding for 12 projects under its programme to boost the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies....
EU sets out its plans for the energy system of the future
The European Commission has set out its strategies for achieving the transformation of Europe’s energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU's greenhouse gas emissions, that will...
Endesa aims for island decarbonisation
Endesa has put forward proposals to decarbonise Spain’s island territories by 2040 – ten years ahead of the emission reduction targets set by the European Union and by Spain for 2050.
Drax partners with Mitsubishi to scale up CCS
Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have confirmed plans to install a pilot bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) facility this autumn.
Historic decision for CO2 storage
Equinor, Shell and Total have decided to invest in the Northern Lights project in Norway's first exploitation licence for CO₂ storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Plans...
Valmet on target in Tampere
Valmet has won a contract to deliver a biomass boiler plant to Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy’s Naistenlahti power plant in the city of Tampere, Finland.
Shell outlines its net zero ambitions
Oil giant Shell has made a pledge to cut emissions from its operations to net zero by 2050 or sooner.
Virginia accelerates energy transition
Virginia’s governor has signed legislation aimed at accelerating the US state’s clean energy transition.
Renewables outpaced fossil fuels in 2019
New data shows that renewable energy continues to outpace fossil fuels in terms of global power capacity additions.
MHPS set for IPA hydrogen build
USA-based Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) has awarded Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) a contract for two gas turbine power trains for an advanced renewable energy-hydrogen...
RTE announces capacity market results
French transmission operator RTE has announced the winners of 7-year capacity market (CM) contracts following a call for tenders held in 2019.
'Net Zero by 2050 is possible’ – Energy Systems Catapult
A new report by the Energy Systems Catapult has found that a UK target of ‘Net Zero by 2050’ is possible with support for innovation and scale-up across three essential areas.
Green hydrogen refinery to be built in Rotterdam
CEA, Neste, Paul Wurth, ENGIE and Sunfire have announced a project partnership to build and operate the world’s first multi-megawatt scale high-temperature electrolyser for...