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CCC cites E4tech in landmark report for UK decarbonisation

Today the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released their much anticipated report on achieving net zero emissions. The CCC recommends that the UK should adopt a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target for 2050, to deliver on the UK’s Paris Agreement commitment. Whilst CCC expect this target to be achievable with technologies that are known […]

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UK cars to use UK batteries made from UK chemicals?

In this age of global supply chains such an apparently old-fashioned approach seems illogical. Senior representatives of the automotive and chemicals sectors came together last night to consider the case for a UK battery industry. They discussed a report, prepared by E4tech, which showed that UK electric vehicle making is set to grow rapidly and […]

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E4tech’s China insights discussed at Hannover Fair

E4tech’s Franz Lehner was on stage in Hannover on Monday discussing the dramatic rise of fuel cells and hydrogen in China. Video of the event (courtesy of the excellent organisers Tobias Renz FAIR) is available here.  E4tech is following China’s development closely, attending conferences, visiting many of the players and supporting our clients in increasing […]

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The electrolyser industry is ready to scale to gigawatts

Water electrolysis is a key enabler in meeting Germany’s climate mitigation goals. Technology and manufacturing are ready for gigawatt scale, but the regulatory framework – especially electricity pricing – is a hindrance to large scale deployment. These key findings come from the study “Industrialisation of water electrolysis in Germany”, by E4tech with Fraunhofer ISE and […]

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E4tech presents bio-based chemicals roadmap for the European chemical industry on 18th February in Brussels

The H2020 RoadToBio consortium has developed a roadmap for the European chemical industry to increase the share of bio-based chemicals driven by a improvements in sustainability characteristics of end-products. E4tech’s Yamini Panchaksharam and Pragna Kiri, along with consortium members, will present the RoadToBio roadmap and underpinning analysis at a stakeholder workshop in Brussels on 18th […]

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UK leads globally in cleaning up its power sector over the last decade, but continued fossil fuel subsidies could hinder future progress

In a report just launched at COP24 in Katowice and commissioned by Drax, researchers from Imperial College London and E4tech looked at how 25 countries in the last decade have decarbonised their power sector, changed fossil fuel consumption, increased EV sales, deployed CCS capacity and improved energy efficiency of households, buildings and transport. Across these […]

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UK energy future is here, it is just not evenly distributed

In a first of a kind report, E4tech and researchers from Imperial College London examined the UK’s progress towards an energy system that meets energy transition targets, also looking at which sectors and regions are making greatest progress. The report, commissioned by Drax, finds that progress in cleaning power generation is a bright spot, enabling […]

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