Heathrow pledges to become zero carbon airport by 2030

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Heathrow announces plans to be carbon neutral by 2030 to support the UK’s net zero target. Heathrow has announced plans to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Following investment of over £100 million in improving Heathrow’s energy efficiency and generating and purchasing renewable energy, Heathrow has reduced […]

WBCSD Sustain newsletter January 2020

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A post-Davos forethought: getting sustainability done In this Insider Perspective, WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker reflects on the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos last week. The theme - "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World" - gave a clear sign that sustainability has now made it firmly to the center of the [...]

Denmark bets on green hydrogen

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The Danish government has agreed to provide $19 million in funds for two large-scale hydrogen projects under development on the Jutland peninsula. The two projects will produce green hydrogen for the transport sector from renewables sources. Denmark’s largest energy company, Ørsted, has also announced plans for an ambitious 2 MW electrolysis plant with appurtenant hydrogen […]

U.S. research teams aim for long-duration storage at $0.05/kWh

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To get long-duration storage costs down to $0.05/kWh, research teams funded by ARPA-E are pursuing breakthroughs in flow batteries, hydrogen storage and other technologies – even thermovoltaics. Ten teams working to drive down the cost of long duration storage are competing in a way, using federal grant support to make enough progress to earn a […]