Carbon Markets News

  • ALLCOT encourages everybody to celebrate Environment World Day through buying second hand products from OLX

    The environment consultant ALLCOT and its partner in Romania, CARBON EXPERT, have signed an agreement with OLX Romania, a global online marketplace which facilitates buying and selling services and second hand goods such as electronics, furniture, household goods, cars and bikes, to celebrate Environment World Day. Specifically, a report has been carried out to know how many CO2 emissions have ...


    By ALLCOT

  • ALLCOT to develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves which will generate carbon credits

    ALLCOT Group, a sustainability company that serves clients on three continents, will develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves that will generate carbon credits.   The company plans to undertake a programme of several small projects (known as a Programme of Activities) in the regions of Casamance and Sine Saloum.   ALLCOT has signed an agreement with Oceanium, a Senegalese ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Tempo Hotel Bucharest signs an agreement with ALLCOT to measure its carbon footprint, reduce and offset its emissions

    Tempo Hotel Bucharest, an award-winning 3-star hotel located in the Bucharest city center, has signed an agreement with ALLCOT to measure, reduce and offset its annual carbon emissions. In 2015, Tempo Hotel Bucharest was responsible for generating 105tnsC02eq tCO2e (metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent), mainly from heating and electricity consumption. Measuring its footprint, trying to ...


    By ALLCOT

  • EU publishes damning report of emissions offsets, calling into question EU’s aviation climate strategy

    The European Commission has published a damning study of carbon offsets, finding that 85% of the offset projects under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to date failed in the objective of reducing emissions. Transport & Environment (T&E) said the aviation sector runs ...

  • PowerCell has received a patent for the reduction of carbon monoxide in reformate

    The leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has a unique reformer technology which makes it possible to extract hydrogen rich gas from biofuels and conventional fossil fuels. The company has received a patent for an improved and a more compact clean up system that reduces the amount of carbon monoxide in the gas. PowerCell manufactures fuel cell stacks and systems ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • The 12th Eco Expo Asia Set For October Information Exchange on Green Tech

    Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the 12th Eco Expo Asia will be held at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong from 26 to 29 October 2017. The Expo will showcase leading-edge environmental technology solutions from around the world, and ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Power bills set to rise by surprising 1% following latest Capacity Market auction

    The new Capacity Market surcharge will add around £378 million in total to business and home energy bills this year, increasing business energy costs by approximately 1%, according to Inprova Energy. But it's a much smaller price rise than was forecast, taking the energy industry by surprise and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Blue Sphere Completes Debt Restructuring In Italy

    Blue Sphere Corporation (OTCQB: BLSP) (the “Company”, “Blue Sphere”, “we”, “our” or “us”), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) that is globally active in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets, released today an update regarding the credit facilities that were assumed when the Company acquired four ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • Carbon Arc Lights: History, Transformation and Applications

    Before the introduction of incandescent bulbs and LEDs, carbon arc lamps ruled the commercial lighting sector. Previously, the outdated luminaries were used to light up streets, support filming projects and illuminate local landmarks for travelers. The fixtures helped kick start the electric lighting era by encouraging the development of commercial units, including early motion picture Kliegl ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • ALLCOT joins the carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

    ALLCOT has joined the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), which brings together leaders from across governments, the private sector and civil society to share experience working with carbon pricing and to expand the evidence base for the most effective carbon pricing systems and policies.  “We affirm that since our founding in 2009 we have been vigorously and ...


    By ALLCOT

  • More Than 50% of Britain's Electricity Now Low-Carbon

    November 16, 2016 -- Last quarter, for the first time ever, more than half (50.2%) of Britain's electricity was produced from low-carbon energy sources, according to a new quarterly research report released on 11/14, authored by researchers from Imperial College London in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • BANC and SMUD to join Energy Imbalance Market

    October 24, 2016 -- The California Independent System Operator (ISO) welcomes today's (10/21) announcement by the Balancing Authority of Northern California (BANC) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) of their intent to join the ISO's western Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Seminar shows how to comply with London`s new zero carbon dwellings policy

    London's BedZED Pavilion, part of the carbon neutral community in Sutton, is the fitting location for a seminar on how to meet the requirements of London's new zero carbon dwellings policy. The free seminar on Wednesday 2 November will show policy officers, energy officers, designers, developers, engineers and project managers what steps they can take to meet the new policy, which came ...


    By ENER-G

  • Agriculture has big role to play in curbing greenhouse gas emissions

    The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report. Agriculture, including forestry, fisheries and livestock production, generate around a fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture must both contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to ...

  • Ovivo concludes an Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Paques for their ANAMMOX Technology in the North American Municipal Market

    Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”), a global provider of water treatment equipment, technology and systems, is pleased to announce the conclusion of an exclusive licensing arrangement with Paques B.V. (“Paques”) for their ANAMMOX technology for the municipal market in USA and Canada. This revolutionary technology, for the efficient removal of ammonia from wastewater, uses a biological ...

  • Gov Brown Extends CA Climate Goals

    “California continues to demonstrate its leadership on climate issues with Governor Brown’s signing of SB 32 today. The bill will ensure that the future of low carbon fuels in California remains bright. Biodiesel and renewable diesel are leading credit generators under the low carbon fuel standard and we expect their presence to continue growing with the expansion of this landmark ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Rubicon Global and Trucost team up to provide accurate carbon emissions data from waste

    Rubicon Global, the leading provider of cloud-based, sustainable waste and recycling solutions, has partnered with environmental data expert Trucost to provide its customers with accurate, accessible data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their waste. Rubicon is revolutionizing the waste and recycling industry by creating market incentives for organizations to recycle and empowering ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Environmental Justice Wins with California Cap and Trade

    Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the poor and communities of color. This win is exactly what is happening in California, where the cap and trade system is eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, and doing so without disproportionately impacting low-income communities. A recent ...


    By The Climate Trust

  • Concelex, the first CO2 neutral construction business in Romania

    Concelex, a well-known civil engineering and construction business based in Romania, has signed a three years agreement with Allcot to measure and offset its annual carbon emissions. Concelex designs and executes turnkey civil and industrial engineering works, including modernisation and repair of road infrastructure; extension and repair of water and draining networks and water supplies, having ...


    By ALLCOT

  • By bike to the Sea, a CO2 free bicycle tour around Romania

    By bike to the Sea, a bicycle tour from Bucharest till the sea, has become an event CO2 free thanks to Carbon Expert and Allcot. This event, which has been held for 10 years, gathered 450 amateur cyclists who rode a distance of 305 kilometers, divided into Saturday and Sunday (23-24 April). The emissions of this event came from trucks for food and bikes, buses, and cars on the way ...


    By ALLCOT

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