Decarbonization Weekly

Decarb Weekly 1/12/23

Decarb Weekly, by Industria Partners, is a collection of articles focusing on trends and transactions in industrial decarbonization and climate tech. 

Chart of the Week: 

Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions from oil and gas operations in the Net Zero Scenario, 2021 and 2030. – IEA

Recent Market News: 

  • In 2023 Mercedes-Benz plans to install 10,000 high-power EV chargers worldwide, starting in the U.S. and Canada, making it one of the few major car companies aside from Tesla to invest directly in such a project. – WSJ
  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company committed a $15 billion investment in low-carbon projects that include a first of its kind CCS project, new cleaner energy solutions (hydrogen and renewables), and further electrification of operations. – Carbon Credits
  • Hanwha Group announced plans to spend $2.5 billion to build an entire solar-manufacturing supply chain in Georgia, the biggest solar investment spurred so far by the massive tax incentives the U.S. introduced last year. – WSJ


  • 1/09/23: Enpal, a German-based solar-panel company, announced $230 million in new funding from a group of investors led by U.S. private-equity firm TPG in a deal that values the closely held company at $2.4 billion. Enpal rents out solar-power systems to homeowners, including rooftop solar panels, energy storage batteries, and electric-vehicle charges. – Reuters
  • 01/09/23: Silicon Ranch raises $600 million in equity for its holistic take on solar development, in which the Company owns and operates utility-scale projects for long-term periods. The money will support the construction of Silicon Ranch’s multi-gigawatt pipeline of contracted projects. – Canary Media

In-Depth Read:
Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector by the International Energy Agency (IEA)
The Great Electrician Shortage by the Carbon Copy

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