Shifting Gears: How Diesel and Gas Engines Are Thriving in the New Power Paradigm

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:46 +0000

As the global power industry pivots toward decarbonization and decentralization, major manufacturers of diesel and gas engines are strategically adapting to change. While large power plants frequently garner

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1. District Energy St. Paul is demonstrating a 2-MW combined heat and power (CHP) system fueled by various combinations of hydrogen and natural gas. Supported and partly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the project will be led by Caterpillar in collaboration with District Energy St. Paul and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Courtesy: Caterpillar

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From Farm to Fuel: Inside Eni’s African Biofuels Gamble

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 22:07:40 +0000

An in-depth look behind the scenes of Eni’s new green strategy: developing new agricultural production channels from scratch in six … [continued]

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Uncovered: Italian Oil Giant’s African Biofuels Gamble Falls Short

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 21:00:41 +0000

Investigation into Eni’s projects in Kenya and the Republic of the Congo shows company is failing to produce “miracle” drought-resistant … [continued]

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The Devolution Of Hydrogen For Energy Over 25 Years Is A Fascinating Tale

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2024 01:56:25 +0000

About 25 years ago, hydrogen was the solution of choice for climate-aware technocrats and politicians, and with good reason. At … [continued]

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New Renewable Fuel Standard Volume Targets Facilitate Renewable Natural Gas Production

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2023 23:26:01 +0000

On June 21, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that established biofuel volume requirements and … [continued]

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There’s A Clear Channel For Decarbonizing Maritime Shipping, But Shipping Firms Aren’t In It

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 17:15:25 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a container ship with some batteries and plants on top under a sunny sky on a blue-green ocean, digital artBuild plug-in or battery swappable hybrid ships. Get big battery range increases every few years of the vessel’s life. Run biofuels through a generator into the battery in diminishing tonnage.

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Methanol & Ammonia Tell A Good Shipping Fuel Story, But Stop Before The Tragic Finale

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2023 14:35:52 +0000

DALL·E generated image of A bottle of alcohol and a bag of fertilizer telling each other stories, digital artIn sales pitches for methanol and ammonia for maritime fuels, the numbers don’t add up, and the omissions are glaring.

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Updated US Hydrogen Strategy Is Better, But Still Mostly Good For The Fossil Fuel Industry

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 17:35:12 +0000

DALL·E generated images of billows of black, gray and blue hydrogen with floating US dollar bills, digital artAs a living document, the strategy is still deeply flawed, but less flawed than the first one. If the DOE updates it every six months, and there’s as much movement each time, then by 2025 or 2026 it could be a good strategy.

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What Does The IEA 2023 Renewables Update Tell Us We Should Pay Attention To?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 02:51:05 +0000

DALL·E generated image of batteries and biofuels, digital artWe don’t need to make 25 times as much biofuel, we need to make perhaps four or five times as much as we do today. And we have to stop wasting it on ground transportation.

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The Pathways To Biofuels: A Survey Of Why We Should Stop Fretting

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 18:35:58 +0000

DALL·E generated image of turning plants into fuel, digital artWe have enough waste biomass feedstock to fulfill all of our transportation needs, and the market and a bunch of bright people will figure out which ones are cheapest and lowest impact.

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