vSMRs could solve decarbonisation challenges at Canada’s remote northern mines: study
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vSMRs could solve decarbonisation challenges at Canada’s remote northern mines: study
June 24, 2021

Very small modular reactors (vSMRs) could provide clean, economic and reliable power and heat to remote northern mines and surrounding communities in Canada, according to a recent study completed by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), and Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO). The feasibility study, looking into vSMRs ability to[…]

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
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Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
June 23, 2021

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a “first-of-its-kind” collaboration to develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers. This multi-product partnership will see Schneider Electric use responsibly-sourced materials produced by Rio Tinto. These include low-carbon aluminium and copper produced with renewable power, iron[…]

Hitachi & ABB sign deal to build next generation all electric trolley assist truck with on-board battery charging
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Hitachi & ABB sign deal to build next generation all electric trolley assist truck with on-board battery charging
June 23, 2021

ABB and Hitachi Construction Machinery have signed a collaboration agreement to develop an electric rigid dump truck with a customised on-board energy storage system. Using ABB’s innovative battery technology will enable trucks to transform from diesel to full electric operation. The electric vehicle draws the power needed from overhead catenary while simultaneously charging the on-board[…]

VivoPower continues Tembo battery electric conversion growth with new Toyota Australia Letter of Intent
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VivoPower continues Tembo battery electric conversion growth with new Toyota Australia Letter of Intent
June 22, 2021

VivoPower International PLC has entered into a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd (Toyota Australia) to create a collaboration program between VivoPower and Toyota Australia for electrification of Toyota Landcruiser vehicles using conversion kits designed and manufactured by VivoPower’s wholly-owned electric vehicle subsidiary, Tembo e-LV BV. The binding LOI sets[…]

Hybrid Systems Australia and LAVO to trial hydrogen energy storage at Kewdale
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Hybrid Systems Australia and LAVO to trial hydrogen energy storage at Kewdale
June 22, 2021

Hybrid Systems Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to determine and trial applications of LAVO’s hydrogen energy technology at its Kewdale facilities in Western Australia. Hybrid Systems Australia, a subsidiary of Pacific Energy, specialises in the design, construction and installation of integrated hybrid systems, incorporating the use of solar photovoltaic, battery storage and[…]