Innovation

Methane in the net-zero crosshairs for 2023 – Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures

At the 2015 UN climate conference that delivered the Paris Agreement, Bill Gates announced that a coalition of 28 high-net-worth…

EVs, green ammonia and plant-based proteins could supercharge net zero – study

Three “super-leverage points” could catalyse decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report…

Cleantech manufacturing could triple to $650bn by 2030 – IEA

The global market for mass-manufactured clean energy technologies will be worth around $650bn a year by 2030 – more than…

Airborne wind energy is finally ready for lift-off

“Airborne wind [energy] has enormous potential to accelerate the clean energy revolution,” proclaimed Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), then-chairman of the US…

Enhanced rock weathering added to Puro.earth’s carbon removal marketplace

Enhanced rock weathering (ERW), a process that removes CO2 from the atmosphere for more than 10,000 years, is now available…

New ABB software cuts green hydrogen production cost by 20%

Swedish-Swiss tech giant ABB has launched an energy management system that reduces the cost of green hydrogen production by 20%…

EV manufacturers increasingly turning to solid-state batteries – Appleyard Lees

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are increasingly opting for solid-state over lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, according to a new report from intellectual…

Can BECCS be saved from the net-zero scrapheap?

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, or BECCS, sounds like the perfect net-zero solution: grow some form of plant material,…

VELUX to decarbonise European operations with innovative solar PPA deal

VELUX Group has signed a dual-site deal with German renewable energy producer BayWa r.e. to power the Danish roof window…

Stora Enso and Voodin to develop wind turbine blades from wood

Finnish forest products company Stora Enso has teamed up with German wind power start-up Voodin Blade Technology to develop sustainable…