Calix near zero emissions steel set to be cost competitive

Low emission industrial technologies developer Calix has completed a front end engineering and design (FEED) study which found the company’s near zero emission ZESTY process was cost competitive with traditional high emissions iron making. Calix told investors that the study for a 30,000 tonne per annum Zero Emission Steel Technology (ZESTY) Hydrogen Direct Reduced Iron…

GoZero gets bank backing for bus electrification

Transport electrification group GoZero has received $80 million in asset finance facilities from the Commonwealth Bank which will fund the electrification of the bus fleets of Sydney independent schools. The schools, including Queenwood, Knox Grammar and Scots College, through GoZero’s charter business the NSBC Group, will have their diesel buses replaced by battery electric buses…

H3 and Kite team up for hydrogen fuel cell powered electric aviation

Toulouse, France-based H3 Dynamics and Melbourne-based electric aviation motor manufacturer Kite Magnetics have joined forces to develop cutting-edge hydrogen-electric propulsion system for the aviation sector. The collaboration aims to support aircraft manufacturers in adopting new green hydrogen and electric technologies and accelerating the development of advanced aero-compliant systems. Founder and CEO of Kite Magnetics Dr…

Sicona raises $22 million for battery expansion

Sicona Battery Technologies has raised $22 million in Series A funding which will be used to further the company’s development plans both in Australia and the United States. The $22 million investment was led by India’s Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd, Australian venture capital investor Artesian, and Electrification & Decarbonization AIE LP, a fund managed by…