Emissions & Environment

All news, projects, technology, equipment and research concerning emissions and environment related issues in the power generation sector. Carbon capture projects, renewable energy, energy transition and energy efficiency, as well as the use of clean coal and other fossil fuels.

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Germany passes 2038 coal exit law with compensation

Germany has passed legislation to end coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest and agreed on a shutdown schedule for individual lignite power plants.

Urgent need for acceleration in clean energy innovation says IEA

Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, net zero emissions targets will not be achievable.
EU energy transition

EU policy to relieve negative social impacts of energy transition

Climate policies are likely to impact harder on the low income population in the short term, unless they are accompanied by targeted mitigation measures.

Emmanuel Macron commits €15bn to definitive climate action

French President, Emmanuel Macron, has pledged an additional €15bn ($17bn) for measures to combat the climate crisis over the next two years.
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India: A leading nation in the clean power revolution

India’s rapid progress in sustainable economic growth and clean energy can be a model for nations looking to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic through the adoption of green stimuli.

Germany is leading Europe’s automotive shift to hydrogen

Block-Builders.de has released a new infographic showing countries in Europe with the most active hydrogen filling stations and submitted hydrogen-related patents.
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Denmark to build new ‘energy islands’ as part of sustainability plan

The Danish Parliament has approved a new climate plan with the aim of reducing the country's CO2 emissions by 3.4 million tons, and establishing two energy islands.

IEA: Partnerships and policy shifts are key to Europe’s decarbonisation

A new report from the International Energy Agency sets out recommendations to help the EU meet its 2030 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, renewables and energy efficiency.
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Amazon announces $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has launched The Climate Pledge Fund to support its sustainability strategy and to help other companies to become net-zero by 2040.
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Mexico, Central America and Caribbean hit record wind capacity

Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean saw a record 1830 MW of new wind capacity installed in 2019 – a 126% year-on-year increase in additions.

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