Release of Naftogaz’s Gas Key for Continuation of Gas Market Reforms in Ukraine

Ukraine has achieved significant milestones towards gas market liberalization and the development of a stable gas hub in the last years. However, certain elements remain that hinder full market liberalization and competition and even threaten to reverse the progress achieved. The Secretariat’s Position Paper on Gas Market Design in Ukraine, …

Energy Community Prepares to Tackle Gas Sector Methane Emissions

European Commission published the EU Methane Strategy to establish a harmonised framework to reduce methane emissions in the gas upstream, midstream, downstream as well as the coal sector and abandoned sites. The strategy envisages the establishment of an international methane emissions mechanism to compile, verify and publish global methane emissions …

Eliminating CO2 Emissions from Industry and Transport in Line with 1.5°C Climate Goal

Renewable energy holds the key to most of the options available to reach zero emissions in industry and transport, IRENA’s new report Reaching Zero with Renewables shows. Presented today by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera at the high-level Clean Energy Ministerial-Mission Innovation meeting, it sends a strong message that limiting …

These Stackable Blocks Could Keep Coal Plants Running, Emissions-Free

As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free. The novel material, called miscibility gap alloy (MGA), stores energy in the form of heat. MGA is housed …

Shanghai Shipping Company to save thousands of tons of fuel annually thanks to ABB...

ABB is to install its state-of-the-art engine diagnostics software ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT on 12 bulk carriers operated by Shanghai Ming Wah Shipping Co. The fleetwide deployment follows a successful trial on two ships in 2019. Under the first order for four ships, ABB Ability™ Tekomar XPERT helped Shang Ming …