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Momentum builds behind a hydrogen-driven economy

Momentum builds behind a hydrogen-driven economy

According to analysis from Frost & Sullivan, hydrogen production will double by 2030 as the world advances towards a sustainable energy economy and countries battle climate change.

Port of Tyne sets up clean energy park

Port of Tyne sets up clean energy park

The park, which has already welcomed its first tenant, will play an important role in supporting the government’s goal to power every UK home with offshore wind electricity.

Initiative to develop €100bn a year green hydrogen economy by 2025

Initiative to develop €100bn a year green hydrogen economy by 2025

European sustainable energy accelerator EIT InnoEnergy has announced an initiative to accelerate green hydrogen production at “gigawatt scale” to deliver large-scale industrial projects.

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

UK local authority works with second life battery pioneer to install energy storage system

West Suffolk Council and Connected Energy’s Mildenhall Hub project will also include a new school, leisure facilities, health centre, community services and office space for public sector partners.

Tampere government's 2030 carbon neutral roadmap approved

Tampere government's 2030 carbon neutral roadmap approved

The Finnish city’s goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent compared to 1990 and the remaining 20 per cent will be offset.

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.

“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero

“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero

The UK Power Networks project aims to help local authorities identify zones where they can target their heat decarbonisation efforts and investment to achieve Net Zero.

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Positive Energy + is looking for start-ups and scale-ups which have innovative projects that can be launched immediately and developed and implemented in one year.