8 Rivers 'clean energy' project breaks cover to extol its 'deep carbonisation' potential

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Sun, 25 Nov 2018

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Backers of a claimed "clean energy" plant for Taranaki using natural gas to make electricity, hydrogen and fertiliser have broken cover after months of preparation to support an application for a Provincial Growth Fund loan of up to $20 million to test its feasibility. "Using proven technology, the Taranaki facility provides for an end-to-end process that fully aligns with New Zealand's 2050 zero-carbon target while still meeting the immediate and ongoing needs of primary industry," said Pouaka...
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Pacific Edge seeks US$40m backpay from US administrator
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