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Fossil fuelled: Climate talks begin with spotlight on oil chief – EQ Mag

PARIS, FRANCE : The future of fossil fuels — the leading source of planet-heating emissions — will face scrutiny at UN climate negotiations Monday with an under-fire Emirati oil chief poised to step into the driver’s seat. As the world struggles to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels, pressure is on the […]

COP28 faces debate over controversy-mired carbon credits

Wind farms drive away certain seabirds: study – EQ Mag

PARIS : Offshore wind farms drive away a species of bird in the North Sea, scientists found in a study published Thursday, warning that energy reforms must not “amplify the biodiversity crisis”. Researchers based in Germany monitored numbers of red-throated loons — a long-necked duck-like bird also known as a diver — around five offshore […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ

TotalEnergies’ bet on gas means no big emissions cut by 2030 – EQ Mag

PARIS : French oil major TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) forecasts its overall greenhouse gas emissions will not see a big reduction by 2030 given it wants to grow its gas business, executives said in an update on its climate strategy on Tuesday. TotalEnergies plans to boost its liquefied natural gas (LNG) output by 40% this decade. Chief […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ

Electric trucks produce far fewer emissions than diesel – EQ Mag

PARIS: Electric trucks produce far fewer planet-warming emissions than their diesel counterparts over a lifetime, a report in Europe showed Tuesday (Feb 7), emphasising that the biggest climate impact comes from driving vehicles and not manufacturing them. The transport sector accounts for about 30 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union, the […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ

Policy levers that can push decarbonization into overdrive – EQ Mag

Paris : Government measures to boost electric vehicle sales, the share of green ammonia in fertiliser, and public purchasing of plant proteins could help shift the decarbonisation of the global economy into high gear, researchers said Friday. Strategic support through regulation and subsidies in these three areas would have knock-on effects, accelerating the transition away […]

Huasun Develops Semi-transparent Heterojunction Modules for Agrivoltaics with France’s Partner Feedgy – EQ

Wind Energy Industry Warns: Actions Not Words Needed from Governments to Address Energy Security and Climate Crises Ahead of COP27 – EQ Mag Pro

More than 100 leading wind energy companies call on Paris Signatories to streamline planning and permitting, upgrade grid infrastructure and evolve power markets to accelerate renewable energy deployment. New York : A global coalition of 108 leading wind energy companies and associations, representing 81% of installed wind energy worldwide, has challenged governments to take dramatic […]

Role of prosumers in renewable energy adoption in India – EQ

Ibri II Solar Park to Support Oman’s Paris Accord Goals: Report

Last year, AIIB’s Board of Directors approved financing of up to $60mln for the Ibri II project. Oman’s first and largest utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) Independent Power Project (IPP), which is slated to come into operation at Ibri in Al Dhahirah Governorate this month, will make an important contribution to the Sultanate’s commitments under the […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

5 Year Anniversary of Solar Impulse 2 Atalantic Crossing

Five years ago, on 23 June 2016, the explorer and innovator Bertrand Piccard made the world’s first Atlantic solar-powered flight, flying from New York, USA to Seville, Spain on the 17th leg of the Solar Impulse 2 project’s historic round-the-world voyage. The flight, which used no fossil fuels and made zero emissions, broke four FAI […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

Europe Powers Up Electric Car Battery Drive

Automakers, which are under pressure to transition out of fossil fuel vehicles, are putting money into battery production. Paris: As electric car sales soar, Europe has started to build up its capacity to produce batteries on the continent but it remains far from reducing its dependence on Asia. China, Japan and South Korea produce most […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Renault to Combine Three French Plants For Electric Vehicles Hub

The new company will include the Douai car assembly site, the Ruitz gearbox manufacturing site and the Maubeuge commercial vehicles assembly plant from Jan. 1, 2022. PARIS: French carmaker Renault will combine three of its plants in northern France into a new legal entity, Renault ElectriCity, to focus on electric vehicle manufacturing, two sources close […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure