Shoonya Will Electrify Urban Deliveries In India — Is The World Next?

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:01:20 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Christian Roselund & Samhita Shiledar The 21st century has made buying things easier than ever. With a web search and the click of a mouse, you can buy almost anything: from a large-screen TV to lunch. And instead of traveling to the store, the goods come to you. Almost invisible to the […]

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Hydrogen Demand: Hydrogen Is Not A Growth Market, It’s A Diminishing One (Part 1 Of 3)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:32:58 +0000

Hydrogen demand today is two-thirds for petroleum refining and fertilizer manufacturing. Both of those uses are going to drop precipitously in the coming decades, and the one area of demand growth won’t replace the loss.

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Wärtsilä Is Swapping Batteries For Waterway Vessels In The Netherlands

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 02:04:41 +0000

Battery swapping has long been a controversial topic in the electric car world. Better Place tried it and customers I talked to loved it, but Better Place ended up running out of money. Tesla set up one lonely battery swapping station in the middle of nowhere for a while — and it’s still a discussion […]

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Clean Trucks New York Program to Bring Significant Benefits

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:04:14 +0000

Originally published by NRDC. By Shelby Parks, Kathy Harris  New York Governor Hochul gave the green light last week for the state to move forward with the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule. The directive on the ACT to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) represents one of the first actions of her Administration to mitigate […]

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Decarbonizing Trucking from the Road

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 03:30:43 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Laurie Stone Mike Roeth has clocked thousands of miles pulling his solar-powered recreational vehicle around the country in his quest to make trucking cleaner and more efficient. For some it may seem strange that an effort to curb fuel takes fuel, since Roeth pulls his RV with a diesel-powered Ford F-250. But […]

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Chemical Engineer Paul Martin Reflects On Liebreich’s Hydrogen Ladder & #Hopium — Part 1

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 03:20:11 +0000

Chemical process engineer and expert on biofuels and hydrogen Paul Martin and I discuss Michael Liebreich’s hydrogen ladder, agreeing and disagreeing in turn with aspects of it. This first half focuses on places hydrogen won’t play.

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Maersk Delivers $150 Million PR Win For Shipping Industry With Methanol Ships Purchase

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 20:05:10 +0000

Long-haul shipping remains a hard problem for decarbonization. Maersk’s purchase isn’t going to address it. The roughly $150 million extra that it paid for the 8 ships is about 0.4% of Maersk’s annual revenues, or about 1.5% of its expected 2021 profits.

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