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Honda Launches America’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

The production of this vehicle at the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, OH exemplifies the facility’s commitment to craftsmanship. Patrick McIntyre, the lead at PMC, highlighted the technicians’ transition from building the Acura NSX to the CR-V e, emphasizing their expertise in producing zero-emission vehicles as part of Honda’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Natron Energy Initiates First Commercial-Scale Sodium-Ion Battery Facility in the U.S.

The Holland facility represents a significant commitment by Natron, with an investment exceeding $40 million to retrofit existing lithium-ion production lines to accommodate sodium-ion technology. This investment includes substantial support from ARPA-E, which contributed $19.8 million through the Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy Technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program.

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Critical Commodities Face Increased Climate Risks, PwC Report Warns

The research predicts significant increases in climate risks for critical metals, with bauxite and iron facing growing heat stress and zinc encountering heightened drought risks by mid-century. The findings reveal that despite the potential reductions in emissions mitigating some risks, significant challenges remain under even optimistic low emissions scenarios.

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Recognizing C-Crete’s Eco-Friendly Basalt Concrete

Utilizing basalt as the primary binder and eliminating the need for Portland cement, C-Crete’s basalt-based concrete presents a substantial environmental advantage. Basalt, rich in silicon, aluminum, and calcium, offers an abundant alternative to the limestone traditionally used in cement production.

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