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Axens, IFPEN and JEPLAN to demonstrate and commercialize a process for the recycling waste PET

Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN; both Rueil-Malmaison, France) and Jeplan, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) have recently signed a joint development and commercialization agreement in order to develop, demonstrate and commercialize an innovative polyethylene terephthalate (PET) monomer recycling process for all types…

Mitsubishi Power selected for three green-hydrogen projects in the U.S.

In addition to two previously announced hydrogen projects, Mitsubishi Power has been selected as the green hydrogen storage integrator for three projects in the U.S., totaling more than $3 billion, using its new standard packages, including Hystore and Hydaptive. These…

Saft to install battery energy-storage system for Australian mining site

Saft (Levallois-Perret, France) has provided a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery energy storage system (BESS) is playing a key role in helping Gold Field’s Agnew mine to make the switch from fossil fuels to wind and solar power. In Saft’s first project…

Sibur to launch production of PET using recycled feedstock

Sibur's (Moscow, Russia) Polief site in Blagoveshchensk, Republic of Bashkortostan, has launched the production of green polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules, which, among other materials, will rely on some 34,000 metric tons of recycled plastics annually. PET flakes derived from used food…

NOVA Chemicals enters new recycling partnership with Merlin Plastics

NOVA Chemicals Corp. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) announced a long-term agreement with Merlin Plastics Supply Inc., Canada’s largest plastics recycler, to increase the supply of high-quality, post-consumer recyclate (PCR) for consumer packaging. This marks NOVA Chemicals’ entry to the PCR market. “Plastic…

VoltH2 to install 25-MW electrolysis unit for North Sea Port green H2 project

VoltH2 B.V. is preparing to build a green hydrogen plant at the Netherlands’ North Sea Port. VoltH2 has signed a cooperation agreement in preparation of a long-term concession contract with North Sea Port for an industrial plot covering 27,950 m2…

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall start up the world’s first pilot plant for fossil-free steel

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are taking a decisive step toward fossil-free steelmaking with the start-up of HYBRIT’s globally unique pilot plant for the production of fossil-free sponge iron. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven started up the plant together with Isabella…

BASF signs agreements with New Energy for uptake of pyrolysis oil derived from waste tires

BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany) signed an uptake supply agreement with New Energy, a technology company specialized in the pyrolysis of waste tires, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. According to the agreement, New Energy will supply BASF with up to 4,000 metric…

Electrolyzer Technologies for Green Hydrogen

Hydrogen is poised to be a cornerstone of the global energy transition and its production via electrolysis has ignited demand for high-performance electrolyzer units Technological and economic advances have brought hydrogen to the forefront of sustainability strategies in many industries,…