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EnergyWorks Pioneers Dual Solutions for Plastic Waste and Fuel Emissions

Posted by Paul Nanuwa at 3:38 PM on Wednesday, June 12th, 2024

Introduction

As global environmental challenges intensify, innovative solutions are emerging at the intersection of waste management and renewable energy. EnergyWorks, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetaWorks Platforms, Inc., is at the forefront of this movement, converting plastic waste into diesel fuel through advanced chemical processes. This development not only addresses the critical issue of plastic pollution but also provides a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels. EnergyWorks’s recent partnership with EnergyFX, LLC, underscores its commitment to commercializing this groundbreaking technology by Q4 2024, positioning the company as a key player in the GreenTech sector.

Industry Outlook and EnergyWorks’s Trajectory

The global push towards sustainability has catalyzed advancements in both waste management and renewable energy. The recent breakthrough by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames National Laboratory, which converts plastic waste into diesel, exemplifies this trend. EnergyWorks is well-positioned within this trajectory, leveraging similar technologies to transform plastic pollution into valuable energy resources. This alignment with industry advancements highlights EnergyWorks’s potential to significantly impact both the environment and the energy sector.

Voices of Authority

Aaron Sadow, a leading scientist at Ames National Laboratory, emphasized the urgency of addressing plastic waste and energy issues holistically. “By looking holistically at energy and fuels, chemicals and materials, and their natural supply, we can design sustainable solutions for our plastic waste and energy problems,” he stated. This sentiment echoes EnergyWorks’s strategic direction, as articulated by MetaWorks President Scott Gallagher. “The amount of plastic that is ending up in the ocean is just shocking and needs to end,” Gallagher remarked. “We look forward to building a sustainable and profitable business together that addresses this massive problem of plastic waste in the US.”

EnergyWorks & MetaWorks’ Highlights

EnergyWorks specializes in converting plastic waste into high-quality diesel fuel. Formed to tackle the mounting global plastic waste crisis, EnergyWorks leverages advanced technology to transform non-recyclable plastics into valuable energy resources, contributing to both environmental sustainability and energy efficiency.

Focus on Sustainability:

  • EnergyWorks is dedicated to reducing plastic waste and promoting cleaner energy alternatives. By converting plastic waste into diesel fuel, the company addresses both environmental pollution and the need for sustainable energy sources.

Leveraging Advanced Technology:

  • Utilizing cutting-edge pyrolysis and catalytic conversion processes, EnergyWorks transforms plastic waste into valuable diesel fuel. This technology is more efficient and environmentally friendly compared to traditional methods of fuel production.

Active Partnerships:

  • EnergyWorks has partnered with EnergyFX, LLC, a company with over 25 years of operational and environmental experience. This collaboration ensures efficient site operations and robust business model economics as EnergyWorks prepares for the commercialization of its first waste-to-energy project.

Scalability:

  • The company is gearing up for the commercial launch of its waste-to-energy project by Q4 2024. EnergyWorks is also in discussions with several potential site locations and feedstock providers, indicating a strong growth trajectory and scalable business model.

Holistic Impact:

  • By addressing the twin issues of plastic waste and fossil fuel dependency, EnergyWorks creates a holistic environmental impact. The company’s solutions not only reduce the volume of plastics in landfills and oceans but also provide cleaner-burning diesel fuel, which benefits various industries and contributes to a more sustainable future.

These achievements underscore EnergyWorks’s commitment to creating sustainable and scalable solutions for global environmental issues.

MetaWorks Platforms has been recognized as an award-winning technology company, highlighting its excellence and leadership in the Web3, AI, and GreenTech spaces. This recognition underscores the company’s commitment to delivering high-quality, impactful solutions.

The company stands tall as the recipient of the Eco-System Excellence – NFT Platform Award. In addition to being award winners…. MetaWorks pioneered the first-ever NFT as a movie with “Zero Contact.” With over a staggering $1.8 million in revenue for 2022, it is far more than a player; it’s a metaverse innovator and diesel fuel creator.

Real-world Relevance

EnergyWorks’s contributions extend beyond technological innovation, impacting everyday life in tangible ways. By transforming plastic waste into clean diesel, the company addresses two major environmental concerns: plastic pollution and fossil fuel dependency. This dual solution not only reduces the volume of plastics in landfills and oceans but also provides a cleaner alternative to traditional diesel fuel, benefiting industries that rely heavily on diesel power, such as transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture.

Looking Ahead with EnergyWorks

EnergyWorks is poised for significant growth as it moves towards commercializing its waste-to-energy technology. The company’s forward-looking goals include expanding its operational footprint, establishing new partnerships, and continuing to innovate in waste management and renewable energy. This optimistic industry forecast, supported by advancements like those at Ames National Laboratory, positions EnergyWorks as a compelling participant in the broader push towards sustainability.

Conclusion

EnergyWorks stands at the nexus of environmental sustainability and energy innovation, offering promising solutions to some of today’s most pressing challenges. As the company prepares for commercialization and further expansion, EnergyWorks’s achievements and future prospects make it a noteworthy contender in the GreenTech sector, poised to drive significant environmental and economic impact.


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Royal Helium’s $25 Million JV Sees More Helium Resources, New Facility Construction and Global Exportation

Posted by Paul Nanuwa at 1:39 PM on Friday, April 19th, 2024

$25 Million Partnership with Sparrowhawk Developments: A Major Milestone in Helium Exploration and Production

Introduction:

The race to space has captivated the world’s attention, with significant achievements like India’s lunar landing and SpaceX’s groundbreaking missions for NASA. In this dynamic landscape, helium has emerged as a critical component for space launches and various high-tech applications. Royal Helium, a key player in the helium industry, has made headlines with its recent $25 million partnership with Sparrowhawk Developments, marking a significant milestone in helium exploration and production. This partnership signals not only Royal Helium’s growth trajectory but also its strategic positioning in the booming helium market.

Unlocking Growth Potential:

Royal Helium’s collaboration with Sparrowhawk Developments represents a pivotal moment for the company’s growth. With Sparrowhawk investing $25 million in drilling, well completion, and construction of a new helium purification facility, Royal Helium gains the resources to accelerate its expansion plans. This infusion of capital enables Royal Helium to shift its focus from single-field development to multi-field operations, thereby maximizing its helium production capacity and strengthening its market position.

Value for Shareholders:

The partnership with Sparrowhawk is a testament to Royal Helium’s commitment to delivering value to its shareholders. By leveraging external funding for infrastructure development, Royal Helium minimizes dilution of ownership and maximizes returns for its investors. Shareholders can be confident in the company’s ability to execute its growth strategy effectively, backed by a strategic partnership that aligns economic interests and secures long-term sustainability.

Strategic Collaboration:

The collaboration between Royal Helium and Sparrowhawk exemplifies a synergistic approach to resource development. Sparrowhawk’s investment not only provides financial support but also strengthens Royal Helium’s social license to operate in southern Saskatchewan. Sparrowhawk’s expertise in economic development complements Royal Helium’s technical proficiency, creating a formidable partnership poised for success in the helium industry.

Financial Implications:

The structure of the partnership underscores the financial prudence of Royal Helium. By separating the joint venture into resource development and infrastructure assets, Royal Helium mitigates risk and optimizes valuation. This strategic approach allows for flexible financing options while maintaining operational control and minimizing equity dilution—a win-win scenario for both Royal Helium and its shareholders.

Market Dynamics and Future Outlook:

Against the backdrop of robust demand and limited supply, helium pricing remains strong, providing favourable conditions for Royal Helium’s growth trajectory. With multiple off-take agreements in place and a state-of-the-art processing facility, Royal Helium is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for helium in various high-tech industries, including aerospace and electronics.

Conclusion:

The $25 million partnership between Royal Helium and Sparrowhawk Developments represents a significant milestone in the company’s journey towards becoming a leading player in the helium industry. With a clear focus on strategic collaboration, financial prudence, and market-driven growth, Royal Helium is poised to capitalize on the growing demand for helium and deliver sustainable returns to its shareholders. As the company embarks on its next phase of expansion, investors can remain confident in Royal Helium’s ability to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and unlock value in the dynamic helium market landscape.

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Azincourt Within A Practical Discovery Timeline For Uranium As Microsoft Implements Nuclear Strategy To Power AI Growth

Posted by Paul Nanuwa at 11:26 AM on Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

An in-depth look at Azincourt Energy’s pivotal role in meeting the growing demand for nuclear energy fueled by the exponential growth of Artificial Intelligence.

Introduction: Seizing the Opportunity Amidst Rising Uranium Prices

In the realm of renewable energy, one resource stands out as a key player: uranium. Azincourt Energy, led by CEO Alex Klenman, has been at the forefront of anticipating and capitalizing on the surging demand for uranium. Over the past decade, uranium prices have experienced a remarkable resurgence, climbing from around $50 per pound to over $100 per pound, settling at $87-$90 per pound currently. This upward trajectory can be attributed to a global shift towards supporting nuclear energy, coupled with increasing demand, particularly driven by the monstrous growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The Monstrous Growth of AI: A Driving Force for Nuclear Energy Demand

The exponential expansion of AI capabilities has created an unprecedented demand for energy, a demand that only nuclear energy can adequately meet. Consider these staggering statistics: over the past decade, the computing power used to develop AI models has increased by a factor of 10 billion. Moreover, the amount of computing power needed to train AI models is doubling every six months. This insatiable appetite for energy underscores the critical need for reliable and sustainable power sources, with nuclear energy emerging as the primary solution.

Even Tech Giants Like Microsoft Are Embracing Nuclear Energy

The significance of nuclear energy in meeting the demands of AI is underscored by the actions of tech behemoths like Microsoft. With the hiring of nuclear technology program managers to implement global Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and microreactor energy strategies, Microsoft is signalling a strategic shift towards embracing nuclear power to fuel its AI-driven operations.

Azincourt’s Strategic Positioning: The East Preston Uranium Project

At the heart of this narrative lies Azincourt Energy’s East Preston Uranium project, located in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan. With an 86.1% interest in this project, Azincourt Energy is strategically positioned in one of the world’s leading sources of high-grade uranium. The Athabasca Basin currently supplies over 20% of the world’s uranium, making it a prime location for uranium exploration and development.

The 2024 Drill Program: Unveiling the Potential

Azincourt Energy’s 2024 drill program marks a pivotal moment in its quest for uranium discovery. With up to 1,500 meters of drilling across five holes, the focus is on uncovering significant uranium resources.

Alex Klenman, CEO stated, “If you’re hunting for a uranium deposit, this is what you need to see … we continue to be well within a practical discovery timeline.” In addition, Trevor Perkins, VP Exploration, highlights the importance of targeting clay alteration zones, a hallmark indicator of potential uranium deposits. The company’s comprehensive exploration approach and strategic focus on high-potential targets position it as a frontrunner in uncovering the next frontier of uranium resources.



Conclusion: Fueling the Future with Nuclear Energy

As the world grapples with the dual challenges of meeting the energy demands of AI while transitioning towards sustainable power sources, Azincourt Energy stands at the intersection of innovation and opportunity. With its unwavering commitment to exploration, coupled with the unprecedented demand for nuclear energy, Azincourt Energy is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of energy. Investors keen on tapping into the transformative potential of nuclear energy and the burgeoning AI landscape would be wise to keep a close eye on Azincourt Energy’s journey.

Azincourt Energy’s strategic positioning within the uranium sector, coupled with the burgeoning demand for nuclear energy, presents a compelling opportunity in the evolving landscape of renewable energy and AI-driven technologies.

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Azincourt Within A Practical Discovery Timeline For Uranium As Microsoft Implements Nuclear Strategy To Power AI Growth

Posted by Paul Nanuwa at 3:21 PM on Friday, April 5th, 2024

“If you’re hunting for a uranium deposit, this is what you need to see … we continue to be well within a practical discovery timeline.” (Azincourt Energy CEO, Alex Klenman)

If you believe in the future of renewable energy, then you are going to love this interview with Azincourt Energy because CEO Alex Klenman has been forecasting the rising price of Uranium ever since we started interviewing him. The price has moved from around $50/lb to over $100/lb and now stands at $87/lb.

This surge in uranium prices can be attributed to several factors. Firstly, after a decade-long slump, uranium prices are on the rise thanks to a global shift in support for nuclear energy and subsequent rising demand.

Additionally, uranium funds are raising hundreds of millions of dollars to buy uranium.

MONSTROUS GROWTH OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DRIVING DEMAND FOR NUCLEAR

However, the biggest “X Factor” that very few anticipated just 2 years ago, is the massive demand for energy being created by Artificial Intelligence.

The staggering growth of AI is driving demand for the power that only uranium and nuclear energy can deliver.

How staggering?

1.  Over the past decade, the amount of computing power used to develop AI models has amplified by a factor of 10 billion (yes BILLION, that is not a typo)

2.  And it isn’t stopping, with the amount of computing power needed to train AI is now doubling every six months.

EVEN MICROSOFT IS PLANNING FOR A NUCLEAR FUTURE

To meet the energy demands of AI, companies like Microsoft are hiring nuclear technology program managers to implement global Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and microreactor energy strategies.

LOCATED AMONG THE WORLD’S LEADING SOURCE OF HIGH-GRADE URANIUM 

Azincourt Energy controls a majority 86.1% interest in the 20,000+ hectare East Preston Uranium project, located in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, which is the world’s leading source of high-grade uranium and currently supplies over 20% of the world’s uranium.

The company has invested over CDN$3 million in exploration expenditures on the East Preston Project over the past three years. CEO Alex Klenman emphasizes that significant uranium discoveries in the Athabasca Basin, such as McArthur River, Key Lake, and Millennium, were primarily the result of drill testing of strong alteration zones related to conductor features, indicating promising prospects for East Preston.

2024 DRILL PROGRAM HAS BEGUN

Mobilization of equipment and crew has begun, with a focus on up to 1,500 meters of drilling across five holes. Trevor Perkins, VP Exploration, reiterates the significance of the 2024 drill targets, stating “Following up the clay alteration in the K- and H- Zones is a high priority. This alteration is what would be expected where a uranium deposit is present.”

AT THE FOREFRONT OF UNCOVERING THE NEXT FRONTIER OF URANIUM RESOURCES 

With a strategic focus on high-potential targets and a comprehensive exploration approach, Azincourt Energy has the potential to uncover substantial uranium resources in the Athabasca Basin. Watch this powerful interview with Azincourt Energy CEO Alex Klenman to learn more.

Continental Geothermal Energy Project Receives US$ 11.5 Million Grant

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:21 AM on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Continental Energy Corporation (OTCBB: CPPXF) announced that the Government Of Malaysia, acting through its Public Private Partnership Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department, has awarded a grant of 35 Million Malaysian Ringgit (approximately US$ 11.5 Million) to Tawau Green Energy Sdn. Bhd. The Company owns a 10% stake in TGE.

TGE is developing a geothermal energy resource at a site named Apas Kiri, located in the southern portion of the Malaysian State of Sabah near the city of Tawau. Apas Kiri will be Malaysia’s first geothermal energy development. It is expected to come online by early 2015 with a rated net capacity of 30 Megawatts.

The Company’s CEO, Richard L. McAdoo, who is also the Geotechnical Director of TGE, was present and witnessed the signing. He said afterwards, “This grant reaffirms the strong commitment and firm resolve that both the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Sabah have in solving electrical power generation capacity shortfalls in Sabah utilizing renewable energy sources. This kind of fiscal incentive is essential to any green field renewable energy project’s success. Our recognition of this vital Government support was one of the principle factors in our recent decision to invest in TGE. The management of TGE has done an excellent job in highlighting the benefits of the Apas Kiri geothermal energy development to the people of Sabah and this grant is a remarkable demonstration of the Government’s strong commitment of support for the timely implementation of the project.”

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Continental Energy (CPPXF:OTCBB) Buys First Stake in a Geothermal Energy Project

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:21 AM on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Continental Energy Corporation (OTCBB: CPPXF)  announced that it has purchased a 10% stake in Tawau Green Energy Sdn. Bhd. (“TGE“), a privately held company based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

TGE is a geothermal energy developer. On November 29, 2011, TGE entered into a Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreement (the “PPA“) with Sabah Electricity Sdn. Bhd. (“SESB“) to supply a capacity of 30 megawatts of electrical power to SESB’s East Coast Sabah power grid. SESB is a utility owned 80% by Tenaga Nasional Berhad, the federally owned electrical generation authority and utility of Malaysia and 20% by the State Government of Sabah. TGE is developing a volcano related geothermal resource known as “Apas Kiri” which is located in southern Sabah near the city of Tawau approximately 100 miles north of Continental’s Bengara-II oil and gas PSC in Indonesia.

TGE will build, own and operate the geothermal power plant and expects to construct it at an estimated total cost of 400 Million Malaysian Ringgit (“MYR“) (approximately US$ 133 Million). TGE plans to commission the plant by the end of 2014 and when completed, it will be Malaysia’s first power plant fired by a geothermal resource.

The PPA provides for a fixed purchase price by SESB of MYR 0.21 per kilowatt hour (approximately US$ 0.07) and a guaranteed off-take of all power the geothermal plant can produce for a fixed term of 21 years from first commercial operation. Over the 21 year life of the PPA, TGE expects to generate about US$ 328 Million in revenues at the PPA price. Additionally, TGE has applied for a Feed-In Tariff incentive from the Malaysian Government which if and when approved, would increase the overall revenue projection.

Richard McAdoo stated, “This acquisition of a 10% stake in TGE is a milestone event for Continental. It represents that all important, first big-step of our planned expansion into the renewable electrical power generation sector in a high growth region. The countries of Southeast Asia are all aggressively pursuing additional electrical power generation as the solid growth of their economies places unprecedented demand on current electrical generation capacity. As a result, clean, sustainable and renewable energy projects are generating major interest from regional financing sources and are attracting substantial investment incentives from the highest levels of government. The rapid and impressive track record of TGE in bringing the Apas Kiri geothermal project from concept to PPA is an excellent example of one of many attractive business opportunities available to innovative renewable and unconventional energy companies in Southeast Asia. We are extremely pleased to be joining TGE in this business venture and we are confident that our expertise in geological resource evaluation, risk management, and drilling will make a major contribution to TGE’s success.”

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