Tag: Net Zero

News and Policies, World

Can Major Oil Producers Like The UAE Really Hit Net Zero Carbon Emissions?

August 27, 2021

Via: Forbes

The suggestion this week by a well-placed UAE official that his country might soon set a “net zero” target for carbons emissions is a further sign of the rising pressure on governments around the world to do more to limit […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Did Congressional Lawmakers Create the Most Complete Climate Policy Plan Ever?

July 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

A group of House lawmakers recently released a 547-page report on climate change. Reporters at E&E News called it “arguably the most comprehensive climate policy plan in American politics.” The report spells out in great detail how to use Congressional […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon breaks China duck with first large-scale solar commitment

May 22, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Retail giant Amazon has unveiled plans for five further utility-scale solar plants, including its first in China. The US-based online retailer has greenlit five new solar farms, which will add to its sizeable portfolio of renewable energy projects. Included in […]

News and Policies, World

The UK’s Offshore Wind Program Is Working Well. Time for an Overhaul?

February 3, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

GLASGOW — The U.K.’s contracts for difference program for offshore wind would seem by most measures to be working very well. Over the past decade, contracts for difference have supported 10 gigawatts of offshore wind deployment, including 5.5 gigawatts in […]

Energy Economics

How Decarbonizing Electricity Can Help Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050

November 20, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

Presidential candidates, state governments, and utilities are promoting “net zero” emissions targets to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preserve a safe climate future by helping to limit global warming to well below 2°C. But few of them are […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Net Zero Natural Gas Plant — The Game Changer

July 31, 2019

Via: Forbes

An actual game changing technology is being demonstrated as we sit in our air-conditioned abodes reading this. And it is being demonstrated by North Carolina–based Net Power at a new plant in La Porte, Texas. The process involves burning fossil […]