Sustainable technologies

Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results for the First Half of 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:05am

This result was driven primarily by sales in North America and China.

Key Points: 
  • This result was driven primarily by sales in North America and China.
  • - Global production in the first half of 2021 was approximately 4.517 million units (up 36.3 percent compared to 2020 and down 2.7 percent compared to 2019).
  • - In China, strong sales of the Levin, Avalon, and other models contributed to the production results.
  • - The ratio of electrified vehicles in global sales increased from approximately 21 percent in the first half of 2020 to approximately 26 percent in the first half of 2021.

World Electric Passenger Cars Market Report 2021-2028: Size, Share & Trends Analysis & Forecasts by Battery Electric Vehicle & Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:43pm

The "Electric Passenger Cars Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Battery Electric Vehicle, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), by Region and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Electric Passenger Cars Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Battery Electric Vehicle, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), by Region and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global electric passenger cars market size is expected to reach USD 1.04 trillion by 2028, growing at a anticipated CAGR of 32.5% from 2021 to 2028.
  • The cost of electric vehicle batteries has been declining over the past few years owing to the mass-scale production of electric vehicle batteries and technological advancements.
  • Chapter 3 Electric Passenger Cars Market Variables, Trends & Scope
    3.6 Electric Passenger Cars - Top Selling Models, By Brand
    3.9 Electric Passenger Cars Market: Key Company Analysis, 2020
    Chapter 4 Electric Passenger Cars Market: Product Segment Analysis
    4.1 Electric Passenger Cars Market: By Product Segment Outlook & Market Share 2020 and 2028
    Chapter 5 Electric Passenger Cars Market: Regional Segment Analysis
    5.1 Electric Passenger Cars Market: Regional Outlook & Market Share 2020 and 2028

Black & Veatch Guides Point-of-Use Hydrogen Production for Vehicle Fuel Study

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 8:00pm

Artificial Intelligence business Empati has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver a study into the feasibility of using distributed production of green hydrogen to fuel vehicle fleets.

Key Points: 
  • Artificial Intelligence business Empati has commissioned Black & Veatch to deliver a study into the feasibility of using distributed production of green hydrogen to fuel vehicle fleets.
  • Black & Veatch will provide an economic, logistical and technical assessment of onsite, on-demand hydrogen productions potential as a fuel for fleet operators seeking to decarbonize.
  • Black & Veatchs study will seek to confirm that small-scale distributed hydrogen production at the point of use offers a viable alternative in achieving competitive price points.
  • The study, undertaken by Black & Veatchs Hydrogen Technology Group, will build upon the companys experience in developing hydrogen vehicle fuel infrastructure and distributed hydrogen power assets , as well as project experience that establishes hydrogen as a viable piece of the future of decarbonization.

SoCalGas Partners with Sierra Northern Railway to Fund Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Switcher Rail Locomotive

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:29pm

Sierra Northern Railway proposes to retire a high-emission Tier 0 diesel locomotive engine and replace it with an engine that will integrate a hydrogen fuel cell and hydrogen storage tank with advanced battery and systems control technologies.

Key Points: 
  • Sierra Northern Railway proposes to retire a high-emission Tier 0 diesel locomotive engine and replace it with an engine that will integrate a hydrogen fuel cell and hydrogen storage tank with advanced battery and systems control technologies.
  • In addition to helping improve air quality and cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the hydrogen fuel cell locomotive technology will eliminate the noise and odor associated with diesel engines.
  • "Sierra Northern Railway is very pleased to partner with SoCalGas to design, build and test the switcher locomotive.
  • Sierra Northern Railway and GTI will partner with an experienced team of rail and hydrogen industry experts to build and test the train engine.

Smartpress Achieves Environmental Milestone with Sustainable Hemp

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 4:50pm

Online printer Smartpress is honoring World Nature Conservation Day by putting the spotlight on paper sustainability and eco-friendly stocks.

Key Points: 
  • Online printer Smartpress is honoring World Nature Conservation Day by putting the spotlight on paper sustainability and eco-friendly stocks.
  • The 100% carbon neutral company just launched an array of nearly 20 products that can be printed on sustainable hemp stock.
  • It's another milestone that proves Smartpress' commitment to decreasing their environmental impact and lead the industry in sustainable printing.
  • And they're indeed thriving - see how and why: https://smartpress.com/blog/features/paper-sustainability-why-printing-w...
    Why is Smartpress' hemp paper so eco-friendly?

PowerTap Hydrogen Capital Corp. (NEO: MOVE) (FWB:2K6B) (OTC: MOTNF) Acquires 49% of AES-100 Inc. to Accelerate Application of the Advanced Electrolyzer System in Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

PowerTap is focused on installing hydrogen production and dispensing fuelling infrastructure in the United States, leveraging their patented hydrogen production system.

Key Points: 
  • PowerTap is focused on installing hydrogen production and dispensing fuelling infrastructure in the United States, leveraging their patented hydrogen production system.
  • PowerTap has affirmed the significant potential that we see in the AES technology to support the mass transition to clean energy.
  • Following the transaction, PowerTap and Aberdeen own 49% and 41.67% of AES-100 Inc., respectively, with the balance held privately.
  • AES-100 Inc., an Aberdeen portfolio investment, owns the exclusive rights and all intellectual property pertaining to the Advanced Electrolyzer System for the production of hydrogen from dilute syngas.

Fusion Fuel Welcomes Portugal’s Minister of Environment and Energy Transition and Secretary of State for Energy to its H2Evora Plant

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:40pm

The technology used for these projects will all be manufactured in Portugal at Fusion Fuels new production facility in Benavente.

Key Points: 
  • The technology used for these projects will all be manufactured in Portugal at Fusion Fuels new production facility in Benavente.
  • The visit from the Minister and the Secretary of State not only highlights Portugals commitment to the green hydrogen economy but also underscores Fusion Fuels own commitment to making Portugals green hydrogen aspirations a near-term reality.
  • Fusion Fuel Green PLC is an emerging leader in the green hydrogen space, committed to accelerating the energy transition and decarbonizing the global energy system by making zero-emissions green hydrogen commercially viable and accessible.
  • Fusion Fuel has created a revolutionary proprietary electrolyzer solution that allows it to produce hydrogen at highly competitive costs using renewable energy, resulting in zero-carbon emissions.

Center for Hydrogen Safety Partners with bp to Support the Transition to a Low Carbon Future

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:23pm

We are excited to have bp as an executive member of CHS, said Nick Barilo, Executive Director of the CHS.

Key Points: 
  • We are excited to have bp as an executive member of CHS, said Nick Barilo, Executive Director of the CHS.
  • Established in 2019 and dedicated to promoting hydrogen safety worldwide, CHS is supporting the hydrogen communitys rapid scale-up to supply a quarter of the worlds energy needs by 2050.
  • Our commitment to investing in the clean hydrogen means taking a leadership role in hydrogen safety, said Louise Jacobsen Plutt, bps Senior Vice-President for Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS).
  • Founded in 2018, the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) is a non-profit, non-biased, corporate membership organization that promotes the safe operation, handling, and use of hydrogen and hydrogen systems across all installations and applications.

Tecogen Receives Order for 750 kW Cogeneration System for Large Medical Center

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

WALTHAM, MA, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Tecogen Inc. (OTCQX: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient and clean on-site power, heating, and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce an order for a system with six 125 kW InVerde cogeneration units for a large medical center in New Jersey.

Key Points: 
  • WALTHAM, MA, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Tecogen Inc. (OTCQX: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient and clean on-site power, heating, and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce an order for a system with six 125 kW InVerde cogeneration units for a large medical center in New Jersey.
  • The order includes associated accessories and engineered components to optimize system installation and operations, and will be serviced from Tecogens New Jersey service center.
  • We worked closely with D&B to identify the benefits of Tecogens modular InVerde cogeneration system for the medical center and to customize a solution that provides significant energy savings and reduces the medical centers overall carbon footprint, noted Jeff Glick, Tecogens Vice President of East Coast Sales.
  • Tecogen, InVerde e+, Ilios, Tecochill, Tecofrost, Tecopack, Tecopower, and Ultera are pending or registered trademarks of Tecogen Inc.

DGAP-News: H&R GmbH & Co. KGaA supports Green Hydrogen initiative AquaVentus

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:01am

- H&R strengthens the Green Hydrogen initiative; at the same time, the company is implementing another building block for its own sustainability strategy

Key Points: 
  • - H&R strengthens the Green Hydrogen initiative; at the same time, the company is implementing another building block for its own sustainability strategy
    - Diversification of access options to additional quantities of Green Hydrogen; company brings expertise as the operator of one of the largest flexible electrolysis plant
    Salzbergen, Germany, July 27th, 2021.
  • H&R GmbH & Co. KGaA has joined the AquaVentus development association and thus supports this Green Hydrogen Initiative, which now consists of roughly 65 internationally leading companies, organizations and research institutions.
  • The offshore wind power will be used to generate green hydrogen on the high seas and then bring it to shore via pipeline.
  • The sub-projects related to the AquaVentus initiative include various modules along the entire hydrogen value chain: from the generation of hydrogen in the North Sea to transport to customers on the mainland and a rapid market ramp-up.