Energy Transition

Brazil leads the way in new jobs in the liquid biofuels industry – interest in positions in the green energy sector is growing

Brazil, the country of football, is slowly but surely becoming a leader in green energy. Good natural conditions, an abundance of sun, wind, and water and continuous work to improve investment conditions contribute to more and more Brazilians seeing an opportunity for their professional career in the renewable energy sector. According to the latest data, …

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Italy to become EU energy hub with EU money

Italy will use EU money to become Europe’s energy hub, PM says

Italy is looking to establish itself as the European Union’s (EU) energy hub using funds received through the REPowerEU initiative, according to Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. The REPowerEU plan, which has a budget of close to 300 billion euros, aiming at reducing the EU’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels and addressing the climate crisis. …

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green hydrogen

France in efforts to increase nuclear-produced hydrogen in the EU

France is leading a push for the European Union to include nuclear power’s low-carbon hydrogen in its renewable energy regulations. But some other EU members are against it. They are concerned that it will jeopardize efforts to fast build up wind and solar. In a letter to the European Commission this week, ministers from France, …

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The development of energy storage technologies – a new leap in the energy transition

The development of new energy storage technologies is the key to accelerating the energy transition and greater representation of renewable energy sources. Energy storage means greater energy stability, predictability, and planning. And that is certainly the dream of every political doctrine, especially the European one. After the start of the war in Ukraine, the entire …

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China's coal plants pollute as whole of Spain

EU coal comeback less dramatic than expected in 2022 energy shortage

As EU countries raced to replace Russian gas, coal-fueled power generation increased across Europe last year. But the increase of coal comeback was less than anticipated. Renewable energy helped to close the gap, experts said on Tuesday. Following its February 2022 invasion of Ukraine, Russia, previously Europe’s major gas supplier, it drastically reduced its supply …

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Biofuels to become No. 1 investment for the U.S. administration

The US Energy Department will put $118 million into biofuels projects

In an effort to increase domestic production of biofuels and help the Biden administration reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will announce more than $100 million in funding on Thursday, the department told the media. In order to speed up the manufacturing of biofuels, which may be made from …

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Spain has to speed up vehicle electrification

Europe and vehicle electrification: Auto industry urges Spain to speed up due to low sales

On Tuesday, the country’s largest manufacturers’ organization said that Spain’s auto sector urgently needs a makeover to catch up to its European counterparts, and speed up its vehicle electrification process as automakers fight to recover from a pandemic-induced slump. Following the global COVID-19 illness outbreak in 2020, supply chain bottlenecks, temporary factory closures, and semiconductor …

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Wind farms caused BP and Orsted to compete over overlap space

Clash of two energy giants: BP and Orsted compete over wind farms in North Sea

A massive carbon capture project in the North Sea is being planned by the oil company BP. It is essential to Britain meeting its emissions targets. To assist the country in reaching its renewable energy targets, power company Orsted plans to construct one of its sizable offshore wind farms. Due to a double reservation on …

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Speed limits may cut the CO2 emissions, research shows

Speed limits could cut more CO2, but the German government is hesitant to do so

As a recent study shows, Germany could reduce its CO2 emissions by roughly three times as much as previously believed by enforcing speed limits on its roadways. This analysis puts more pressure on the Berlin government to revisit the contentious matter. There is no speed limit on German motorways at the moment. But, a speed …

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