- “Van Oord To Upgrade Svanen Heavy-Lift Vessel” • Van Oord plans to upgrade its heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen. Among other things, the gantry crane will be extended by 25 meters, so the vessel is ready to handle the next generation of monopile foundations. This will make the Svanen one of the world’s largest heavy-lift installation vessels. [reNews]
- “Gas-Killing Flow Battery Uses Table Salt For Long Duration Energy Storage” • Low cost renewables are are beginning to edge gas power plants aside, with help from energy storage systems. Pushing storage costs down will help kick the energy transition into high gear. A Dutch flow battery startup, Aquabattery, plans for plain old table salt to do it. [CleanTechnica]
- “Clearly Ford Did Not Get The Fuel Cell Truck Memo: F-MAX Is Ready To Roll” • Despite the hydrogen fuel cell skeptics, the money just keeps flowing into new fuel cell ventures. In the latest positive sign for the technology, the Turkish firm Ford Otosan has a series of deals aimed to bring its F-Max heavy duty fuel cell truck to the European market. [CleanTechnica]
- “This Shipping Container Uses Water And Solar Power To Capture CO₂ From The Air” • A startup based in the UK, Mission Zero Technologies, wanted to find a cheaper, more efficient way to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Now it says it has done just that, and at a fraction of the cost of the methods used by other technologies. [Fast Company]
- “Supercapacitor Market To Hit $7.1 Billion By 2031, At A CAGR 15.9%, Says Transparency Market Research” • The supercapacitor market is projected to thrive, with a CAGR of 15.9% between 2023 and 2031. Transparency Market Research says supercapacitor sales are expected to reach approximately $ 7.1 billion by the end of the period. [GlobeNewswire]
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