Green Technology

Spiritus Taps Markets Expert from Carbon Direct as New Executive

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Prior to joining Spiritus, he served as Director of North America Advisory at Carbon Direct, where he advised clients topping the Fortune 500 on high-quality carbon reduction and removal solutions and helped them develop strategies around emissions, reductions, and removals.

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  • Prior to joining Spiritus, he served as Director of North America Advisory at Carbon Direct, where he advised clients topping the Fortune 500 on high-quality carbon reduction and removal solutions and helped them develop strategies around emissions, reductions, and removals.
  • "James' deep knowledge of carbon markets and experience developing impactful carbon removal initiatives for the world’s biggest companies make him an ideal addition to our team as we work to scale our novel direct air capture technology," said Charles Cadieu, co-founder and CEO of Spiritus.
  • Prior to Carbon Direct, Burbridge worked at the XPRIZE Foundation, where he designed and pitched the Musk Foundation-funded $100M XPRIZE for Carbon Removal (which named Spiritus a Top 100 team in competition earlier this year) and the OPIS Carbon Market Report, which he helped launch.
  • To learn more about how Spiritus is pioneering a feasible, scalable, and cost-effective approach to carbon removal, visit spiritus.com .

Montrose Environmental Group Reaffirms Positive Outlook Following U.S. Regulatory Catalysts

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (the “Company,” “Montrose” or “MEG”) (NYSE: MEG) today announced that the Company will participate in a fireside chat with William Blair to share initial perspectives on putative demand drivers and end market catalysts following recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court impacting federal agencies, including the U.S. EPA.

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  • Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (the “Company,” “Montrose” or “MEG”) (NYSE: MEG) today announced that the Company will participate in a fireside chat with William Blair to share initial perspectives on putative demand drivers and end market catalysts following recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court impacting federal agencies, including the U.S. EPA.
  • The fireside chat will occur on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • A live audio webcast will be available at the time of the event and may be accessed through the Investors section of the Company’s website at https://investors.montrose-env.com .
  • A replay of the audio webcast will be available after the event.

Kinaxis Selected by Syensqo to Help it Plan for a Cleaner, Greener, Tomorrow

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Monday, July 15, 2024

From EV battery materials and composites for aviation to biotechnologies; beauty care products to sustainable technologies in agriculture.

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  • From EV battery materials and composites for aviation to biotechnologies; beauty care products to sustainable technologies in agriculture.
  • Syensqo has 62 industrial sites, 12 major R&D centres and presence in 30 countries.
  • We are keen to find new partners in this field to help us master the complexity of our large supply chains,” said Ihab Elia, chief supply chain officer at Syensqo.
  • To learn more about Kinaxis and its supply chain management solutions, please visit Kinaxis.com .

Ngarluma and Rio Tinto to progress renewable energy project

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Monday, July 15, 2024

Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) and Rio Tinto have agreed to pursue the development of an 80MW solar farm on Ngarluma Country, near Karratha, to supply renewable energy to the company’s iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

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  • Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) and Rio Tinto have agreed to pursue the development of an 80MW solar farm on Ngarluma Country, near Karratha, to supply renewable energy to the company’s iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
  • The solar farm is the first proposed project the Ngarluma people and Rio Tinto will pursue after a memorandum of understanding was signed to explore opportunities for renewable energy projects on Ngarluma Country.
  • The project is expected to be located next to Rio Tinto’s existing Yurralyi Maya Power Station near Karratha.
  • Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation CEO Ljuba Mojovic said, “We’re fortunate to embark on our first renewable energy project with Rio Tinto to reduce emissions and to create economic opportunities for the Ngarluma People.

Entrepreneurship program at Argonne announces newest cohort of embedded startup founders

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Friday, July 12, 2024

Five new innovators will join Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), the Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, as part of the award-winning program’s eighth cohort .

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  • Five new innovators will join Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), the Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, as part of the award-winning program’s eighth cohort .
  • Each innovator will collaborate with a host scientist at Argonne while embedded full-time.
  • CRI’s impact is far-reaching as it celebrates its eighth year of embedding entrepreneurs at Argonne.
  • “Collaborations like those between early-stage startups and CRI help unlock the immense potential of our laboratory’s scientific expertise,” noted Argonne Director Paul Kearns.

ADM, LG Chem Announce That Lactic Acid, Polylactic Acid Projects Will Not Move Forward

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Friday, July 12, 2024

ADM (NYSE: ADM) and LG Chem announced today that their previously announced projects for the production of lactic and polylactic acid will not move forward.

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  • ADM (NYSE: ADM) and LG Chem announced today that their previously announced projects for the production of lactic and polylactic acid will not move forward.
  • “Since we originally announced our two joint ventures with LG Chem for lactic and polylactic acid in 2022, construction costs have skyrocketed,” said Chris Cuddy, president of ADM’s Carbohydrate Solutions business.
  • ADM remains committed to leading in the decarbonization of the industries in which we participate, and we continue to expand our biosolutions portfolio to meet growing demand for sustainably sourced solutions.
  • For more information about ADM’s presence in Decatur, recent investments and upcoming projects, visit www.adm.com/Decatur .

ESG Clean Energy’s Carbon Capture System Achieves 100% Removal From Fossil Fuel Power Plant Emissions

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Friday, July 12, 2024

ESG Clean Energy, LLC, developers of power generation/carbon capture systems with zero carbon output, today announced that its carbon capture system has achieved capturing 100% of the CO2 from a combustion exhaust stream, making it possible for any internal combustion engine – big or small – to have no carbon dioxide emissions.

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  • ESG Clean Energy, LLC, developers of power generation/carbon capture systems with zero carbon output, today announced that its carbon capture system has achieved capturing 100% of the CO2 from a combustion exhaust stream, making it possible for any internal combustion engine – big or small – to have no carbon dioxide emissions.
  • ESG’s carbon capture system consists of a two-step process; first removing the water from the exhaust and then capturing the CO2.
  • ESG’s patented water removal and carbon capture system is designed for both large and small systems and can be retrofitted onto current operating power plants plus applied to mobile applications.
  • The carbon capture system utilizes readily available low-cost solid adsorbers that are nontoxic and easy to handle making the entire system very versatile and energy efficient.

Nordic Firms Put Emphasis on Infrastructure, Sustainability

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Friday, July 12, 2024

Since the inception of the internet, the Nordic nations have prioritized investments in digital infrastructure and have emerged as a hub for data center outsourcing, the ISG report says.

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  • Since the inception of the internet, the Nordic nations have prioritized investments in digital infrastructure and have emerged as a hub for data center outsourcing, the ISG report says.
  • “Nordic countries are leaders in terms of sustainability and the circular economy,” said Dr. Matthias Paletta, ISG director, technology modernization, for EMEA.
  • According to the report, Nordic countries are striving toward net zero emissions with a goal of exporting clean energy to the EU.
  • Although the Nordics lead in sustainability, they lag somewhat when it comes to AI implementation, the ISG report says.

AFL Celebrates Grand Opening of its Poland Manufacturing Facility

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

AFL , a subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. and global leader in optical fiber network infrastructure, is delighted to announce the grand opening of the company’s sustainable Poland Manufacturing Facility, located in MDC² Park, Gliwice, Poland.

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  • AFL , a subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. and global leader in optical fiber network infrastructure, is delighted to announce the grand opening of the company’s sustainable Poland Manufacturing Facility, located in MDC² Park, Gliwice, Poland.
  • The Poland Manufacturing Facility’s integrated eco-practices represent a significant step forward in our joint mission to reduce AFL and Fujikura’s ecological impact while setting new standards in corporate responsibility.
  • The Poland Manufacturing Facility incorporates AFL’s sustainability initiatives in line with the company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policy.
  • The grand opening of the Poland Manufacturing Facility underlines AFL’s intention to progressively expand manufacturing and logistic capabilities across Europe, with the launch sitting alongside AFL’s Monterrey expansion to serve the US market, and the recently opened sales and technical support offices across Mumbai and Delhi in India.

Nextracker to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2025 Results on August 1, 2024

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

Nextracker (Nasdaq: NXT) will announce its first quarter fiscal 2025 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, August 1, 2024.

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  • Nextracker (Nasdaq: NXT) will announce its first quarter fiscal 2025 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, August 1, 2024.
  • The company will hold a conference call to discuss the results on the same day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time).
  • The webcast replay, along with supporting materials, will be available on the Nextracker IR website following the conclusion of the event.