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Ørsted to Develop One of the World's Largest Renewable Hydrogen Plants to Be Linked to Industrial Demand in the Netherlands and Belgium

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'SeaH2Land' is an ambitious vision, linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through an envisaged regional cross-border pipeline. The green electricity required to produce the renewable hydrogen is proposed to come from the build-out of additional large-scale offshore wind.

Influential Companies and Fleet Operators Call for Strong Fuel Economy and Emission Standards

Strong federal fuel economy and pollution standards would spur innovation and benefit businesses, consumers, and the U.S. auto industry.
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April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Two powerful corporate networks, representing more than 80 companies with a combined $1.3 trillion in annual revenue, are calling on the Biden administration to set strong emissions and fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles.

Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

Major Investor Groups Outline Climate Policy Priorities for U.S. Administration

Ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate, the CEOs of CDP, Ceres, and PRI call for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030
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April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The chief executives of three major investor groups are calling on the Biden administration to adopt policies that will enable the U.S. to ‘build back better’ and restore its climate leadership in the world.

The Document That Transformed Hong Kong's Power Industry

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It’s the document that allows CLP to bring electricity into the homes of 2.65 million Hong Kong customers, and an agreement that played a key role in helping the city grow from a fishing port into a world-famous metropolis.

The Scheme of Control (SoC) agreement is a vital document that sets out the basis for CLP to do business and serves as a framework by which the government monitors CLP's financial, operational, and environmental performance. 

New Report Shows U.S. Financial Regulators Still Far Lagging Behind Global Peers on Climate Action

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Apr. 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ Despite recent progress from some financial regulatory agencies, the majority of U.S. financial regulators still lag far behind their global peers, and far behind what scientists and economists deem necessary to protect the U.S. financial markets from the systemic risks posed by the climate crisis—according to a new report released today from the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Legislation to Partially Repeal House Bill 6 Falls Short by Failing to Restore Clean Energy Programs

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April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation today to partially repeal Ohio’s scandal-ridden House Bill 6, but failed to restore the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency resource standards.

Ørsted Commences Construction of Largest Onshore Project to Date

Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business.
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Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, with an expected operational date in the first half of 2022.

The project expands Ørsted's onshore portfolio to Bee County, South Texas. The hybrid nature of the project allows Ørsted to maximise the use of the excellent location, in a highly liquid market, on a primary transmission import path into the San Antonio load centre and in an area characterised by strong coastal winds and sunshine.

Danfoss and Ørsted Sign Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

Two of Denmark's largest companies, Danfoss and Ørsted, have signed a corporate power purchase agreement for 27 MW of the capacity of Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm.
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Danfoss, a world-leading industrial manufacturer of energy efficient solutions, has signed a 10-year fixed price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to offtake the renewable electricity output of 27 MW of Ørsted's 209MW Danish offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2, which came out of subsidy in October 2020.

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