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HIF Global selects Johnson Matthey technology for the largest e-methanol plant in South America

Johnson Matthey plc (JM; London) has been selected by HIF Global (Houston), the world’s leading eFuels company, as the methanol licensor for HIF Global’s Paysandú eFuels project in Uruguay. The facility would be the largest e-methanol plant in South America…

Cemvita achieves breakthrough in SAF feedstock production

Biosolutions specialist Cemvita (Houston) announced a significant breakthrough enabling the company to produce substantial quantities of its Sustainable Oil from waste carbon sources. This landmark achievement marks a pivotal step forward in the production of low-carbon intensity feedstocks for HEFA…

BlueAlp and RES partner to build large advanced plastic-recycling plant in Italy

BlueAlp, a leading advanced recycling technology company, has signed an agreement with Recupero Etico Sostenibile S.p.A (RES), a waste management pioneer from Italy. BlueAlp will supply a technology license and will engineer, procure and fabricate the unit in its workshop…

Hysata makes strides towards commercialization of ultra-high-efficiency electrolyzers

Hysata Pty. Ltd. (Wollongong, Australia) has closed what is said to be the largest Series B finding ever in Australia's clean tech industries, announcing a $111-million USD investment round with strong backing from existing major strategic and financial global investors.…

Asahi Kasei starts operation of multi-module hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan

Asahi Kasei Corp. (Tokyo) celebrated the official opening of a new hydrogen pilot plant in Kawasaki, Japan. Operation start of this commercial-scale facility was in March 2024. The trial operation of four 0.8 MW modules is another milestone towards the…

Worley selected to provide design services for Bayou Bend CCS project

Worley Ltd. (North Sydney, Australia) has been selected to design and evaluate CO2 gathering, handling and sequestration facilities located along the Gulf Coast in Southeast Texas. Bayou Bend CCS LLC is a joint venture owned by Chevron, Equinor, and TotalEnergies to…

Fortum to build hydrogen pilot plant in Finland

Fortum Oy (Espoo, Finland) will build a hydrogen production pilot plant in Loviisa, Finland. The plant will be located in the Källa area near Fortum’s Loviisa nuclear power plant on a plot owned by the company. The construction of the…

Asahi Kasei, Mitsui Chemicals and Mitsubishi Chemical enter joint feasibility study for decarbonization of ethylene production

Asahi Kasei Corp. (Tokyo), Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo), and Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corp. (MCG Group; Tokyo) plan to perform a joint feasibility study on feedstock and fuel conversion at the three companies’ ethylene production facilities in western Japan in order…

Climeworks opens world’s largest direct-air capture plant in Iceland

Climeworks (Zurich, Switzerland) has announced that the world's largest direct air capture and storage plant, named Mammoth, started operations in Iceland. It is the second commercial facility of Climeworks in Iceland and is about ten times bigger than its predecessor,…

Equinor to acquire 45% stake in two Standard Lithium projects

Equinor Energy AS (Stavanger, Norway) has entered into an agreement with Standard Lithium Ltd. (Vancouver, B.C., Canada) to acquire a 45% share in two lithium project companies in Southwest Arkansas and East Texas. Standard Lithium recently commissioned a direct lithium…