blue hydrogen/fracking/EGS/private equity & focus on virtual power plants

16th September 2022

Does the Government really want to restart fracking in their Red Wall constituencies, or is it all just a ruse, a virtual stick to poke us Woke-y’s with? COMPANY NEWS Iberdrola sells share of wind farm for €700mIberdrola has signed an agreement with Swiss investment firm Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) for the sale of a … Read More

carbon prices/ccs/green amonia/big batteries

17th December 2021

It seems like only last week that we were celebrating the EU carbon price touching €80. This week it touched €90 briefly. This FT article highlights the cause and effect of gas crisis necessitating a shift back to coal, which leads to an increase in demand for credits, thus a price spike in carbon and rise … Read More

waste-to-H2/composite sleepers/China ETS/cotton & focus on ESG Invsting

28th June 2021

“Perfect is the enemy of good” was a quote attributed to Voltaire. Maybe he was dreaming of the Chinese ETS when he said it. UK news 40 waste-to-hydrogen refuelling stations planned for the UKElement 2 and Ways2H have joined forces to deliver as many as 40 waste-to-hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK as part of … Read More

ETS/gigafactories/palm oil/abandonned oil wells

3rd March 2021

Some of these oil companies and hydrogen stories leave me wondering whether there isn’t another distraction strategy at work, rather like companies promising to invest into CCS over the years Company news ENGIE and INEOS team up for hydrogen pilot projectENGIE and INEOS are teaming up for a pilot project to replace natural gas with … Read More

turquoise hydrogen/carbon trading/flywheel & focus on BP and Shell plans compared

12th February 2021

Looking forward to seeing the Microlino 2.0 on our streets Company news Highview Power Closes Growth Capital Funding RoundHighview Power, the liquid air cryogenic storage company, has closed its Growth Capital round of funding with over $70 million, bringing the total amount of funding and grants the company has secured to date to over $145 … Read More