Tag: decarbonization

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Energy Project Supports Hawaii’s Clean Energy, Resilience Goals

February 21, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

In Maui, Hawaiian Electric is planning a 40-megawatt (MW) renewable energy site to add critical grid reliability to Hawaii and move the island closer to its clean energy goals. Dubbed ‘Ūkiu Energy, the innovative facility will support the state’s commitment […]


The Industry That Created Plastic May Reduce Its Waste

October 30, 2023

Via: Industry Today

The demand for recycled plastic is growing much faster than the supply: Where the gap was 1.1 million tons just in Europe in 2023, we expect that shortfall to quadruple by 2040. Globally, that shortage of recycled plastic will inevitably […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Holcim US Announces Milestone Solar Initiative in Michigan to Accelerate Decarbonization Efforts

June 15, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Holcim US today announced a milestone clean energy investment in northeast Michigan with a new partnership to bring the company’s largest solar project in the Midwest to its cement plant in Alpena. When combined with existing renewable energy efforts, the […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Mapping the inequalities of low-carbon electricity

May 2, 2023


Greenhouse gas reduction, new jobs, new investment opportunities: the benefits of decarbonizing the electricity sector—one of the most polluting—are obvious. However, a transition to lower-carbon electricity production could have a negative impact on some regions, depending on their vulnerabilities and […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Low-carbon reorientation in the declining steel industry

January 23, 2023


MIOIR Researchers Professor Frank Geels and Dr. Julian Gregory conducted a longitudinal analysis of coevolving contexts and company strategies in the U.K. steel industry. While the existing literature makes important analyses of the technical and economic dimensions of decarbonization pathways, […]