The Role of Ports in the Energy Transition – The Maritime Executive

Rotterdam is one of the ports that combines energy along with its cargo operations (file photo) Published Mar 24, 2023 6:27 PM by Mikael Lind et al. by Mikael Lind, Sandra Haraldson, Wolfgang Lehmacher, Zeeshan Raza, Ellinor Forsström, Linda Astner, Jeremy Bentham, Xiuju Fu, Jimmy Suroto, Phanthian Zuesongdham  Introduction A port is a transport, digital and […]

Why Alaska And Hawaiian Both Entered Sustainable Fuel … – Beat of Hawaii

Maybe we should call it SAF Thursday. Yesterday, the two most Hawaii-focused airlines both announced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) agreements. The announcements came on the same day, albeit coincidentally or not. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, “SAF has the potential to deliver the performance of petroleum-based jet fuel but with a fraction of […]

CEQ Announces Members of Task Forces to Inform Responsible … – The White House

The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) today announced members of two new task forces that will provide input to inform the responsible development of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS). The task forces, which are required by the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act, will provide recommendations to the Federal […]

ULI Convenes Executives from Construction and Developer … – Urban Land

Developer and construction executives met at ULI HQ in January. With rapidly changing policies and technologies across the built environment, leaders in the industry are looking for guidance on how to include embodied carbon in their journey to net zero. It’s not a question of moving forward, noted Diane Hoskins, CEO of Gensler, but a […]

To Further Your ESG and Carbon Commitments, Start with Signage … – MarComm News

By Alex Burkholder and Peter Muller Establishing, tracking, and meeting carbon goals is a very challenging and time-consuming undertaking. With many corporate spaces currently under lease and a projection that two-thirds of today’s building stock will still exist by 2040, to remain competitive we know that existing workplace portfolios will likely need just as much attention given to carbon reduction as […]

German power grid firms list costs to meet zero-carbon targets – Reuters

Summary Companies Four grid firms start public consultation on long-term plan Net-zero grid model to absorb renewables, hydrogen Costs pegged at 128.3 bln euros FRANKFURT, March 24 (Reuters) – Boosting German power transmission lines to accommodate a shift to zero-carbon generation industry will require 14,197 km (8821.61 miles) of new networks costing billions of euros, […]

Turning Mining Waste Into a Sustainable Concrete Replacement – NREL

$4.38 Million in New Funding Expands NREL Partnerships With Industry and Academia To Develop Revolutionary Mineralization Process and Reduce CO₂ Emissions Within Construction Industry Financial support from the DOE Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management’s Technology Commercialization Fund will help NREL advance mineralization technologies to produce dolomite from mine tailings and enable a more […]

New recycling centre aims to cut carbon by 50 per cent – Medway Council

Published: Friday, 24th March 2023 OCL Regeneration has announced the launch of a new recycling centre in Medway’s Hoo Peninsula, dedicated to asphalt, concrete, and other road and construction materials. This state-of-the-art, 3.2-acre facility aims to reprocess and recycle waste generated from highway and pathway construction and redevelopment projects, providing a sustainable solution for new […]