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Hydrogen Council: hydrogen scale up is feasible and able to reduce GHG emissions

According to the Hydrogen Council’s new report, low-carbon hydrogen supply at scale is economically and environmentally feasible if the right approach and best-practices for production are used.

Growth without economic growth, to minimise the environmental impact

The European Environment Agency published its briefing 'Growth without economic growth', that explores alternative ways of thinking about growth and progress, to minimise the environmental impact.

IEA: cut methane emissions from oil and gas is a must

The IEA recently released its ‘how-to’ guide for policymakers to tackle the issue of methane emissions, as in 2020 the drop originated mainly from lower production rather than prevention of leaks.

One of the most critical near-blackout since 2006: system separation in Continental Europe

A near power grid outbreak cut Europe’s power grid into a South-Eastern and a North-Western part for about an hour. It was described as one of the most critical near-blackout situations since the region’s last major blackout in 2006.

Wind and water provide most renewable electricity, but solar is the fastest-growing source

Wind and hydropower energy accounted for over two-thirds of the total electricity generated from renewable sources, followed by solar power, solid biofuels and other renewables.

TGE and PGNiG set up cooperation to create a biomethane market in Poland

The Polish Power Exchange and PGNiG signed a cooperation agreement with an aim to develop together a biomethane market, which offers considerable potential for the energy transformation of the Polish economy.

A hundred efficient solutions to reverse global warming

Not only one book, but a hundred efficient solutions to stop the climate catastrophe. The New York Times bestseller edited by Paul Hawken, Drawdown, offers many ways to save our planet. And avoiding food waste is only one of them.

UN to build a global coalition for carbon neutrality by the middle of the century

For António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, the global response to the climate emergency has been utterly inadequate. We need meaningful cuts now, to reduce global emissions by 45% by 2030.

IEA to produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap to net-zero emissions

The IEA announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. The report is part of a series of new IEA projects to reach global energy and climate goals.

Power-to-Gas technology for the integration of Hungary’s electricity and natural gas sectors

With the help of the Power-to-Gas technology, electricity is converted in several steps into gaseous fuels, mostly using electrolysis and chemical, biological processes. It is simpler and more economical.

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