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Shell plans to create ‘one of Europe’s largest’ biofuels plant

Shell plans to create ‘one of Europe’s largest’ biofuels plant: Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed a final investment decision to construct one of Europe’s largest biofuels plants. The facility, which will be located in the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam in the Netherlands, will have a capacity of 820,000 tonnes of low carbon fuels…
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20% of greenhouse gas emissions derive from carbon prices

20% of greenhouse gas emissions derive from carbon prices In recent statistics, the World bank stated, that carbon prices now hold accountability for over 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions. This is caused by a total of 64 carbon pricing instruments that are now in opera\tion worldwide. This new data suggests that that the cabon…
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Carbon pricing constitutes over a fifth of greenhouse gases

Carbon pricing constitutes over a fifth of greenhouse gases: Carbon prices now account for more than 20% of greenhouse gas emissions, having a total of 64 carbon pricing instruments now in service globally. That’s reported from the newest statistics from the World Bank, it indicates carbon pricing instruments produce around $53 billion in revenue, comprising…
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Vattenfall considers trading Magnum gas power plant

Vattenfall considers trading Magnum gas power plant: Vattenfall reported it is thinking of selling its Magnum gas-fired power plant located in the Netherlands as it zeros in on its regional heating business. The firm said the sale profits may be used for investments in renewable energy production for instance offshore wind projects. The Magnum power…
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Dutch waste to energy plant to use Carbon8 CO2 capture

Dutch waste to energy plant to use Carbon8 CO2 capture: A waste to energy plant in the Netherlands is to deploy UK firm Carbon8 Systems carbon capture and utilisation technology for the first time. The pilot project will be run at a facility owned by Dutch company AVR at Duiven based 120 kilometres east of…
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Electric guitar shaped efficient jet takes off

Electric guitar shaped efficient jet takes off: What if a V-shaped jet could take to the skies, that burns 20% less fuel than conventional aircraft and make commercial long-distance travel more sustainable? After the first test flight of the prototype ‘Flying V’ aircraft, named after Gibson’s famous electric guitar, that could soon happen. Developed at…
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World’s largest offshore wind project gets go ahead

World’s largest offshore wind project gets go ahead: More than two million homes in the Netherlands could see their electricity needs covered by the renewable energy produced by what claims to be the ‘world’s largest wind project’. The green light has been given to Vattenfall for the plant’s final investment decision, which means construction will…
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