UK’s Drax Eyes U.S. for Bioenergy CCS Expansion Drive

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:11:44 +0000

The 2.6-GW Drax Power Station in northeastern England—once Western Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant—is poised to pioneer bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), a negative emissions

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2. Drax’s conversion of its 4-GW coal-fired power plant to a 2.6-GW biomass plant leveraged its existing steam turbines, generators, specially built trains, and pulverizing mills. But to accommodate new storage needs, the company built giant EcoStore biomass domes—advanced technological structures carefully attuned to storing biomass. Courtesy: Drax Group

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A. O. Smith’s New 120V Heat Pump Water Heater Allows You To Plug It Into A Standard Outlet

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 21:08:11 +0000

A. O. Smith just released a 120V plug-in heat pump water heater (HPWH), which is the second model to arrive … [continued]

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Clearing the Air: Is Direct Air Capture a Savior, Distraction, or a Trojan Horse?  

Credit to Author: Stan Kaplan| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:42:41 +0000

Direct air capture (DAC) holds promise to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially becoming a crucial tool in the battle against climate change. Amidst heated debates over its feasibility, […]

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2. The Climeworks Orca Solid DAC pilot plant in Iceland. The plant receives thermal energy from a nearby geothermal facility. Source: Climeworks

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German Energy Agency Dena Is Just As Subject To Hydrogen Gruppendenken As JRC & PIK

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 20:00:31 +0000

In recent months it’s become clear that there’s a distinctly non-cottage industry in Germany producing unintentionally and intentionally misleading reports … [continued]

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As The Snow Flies Around You, Isn’t It Time To Plan An Earth-Friendly Yard For Summer 2024?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2024 00:24:24 +0000

If you’re in one of the northeast US states today, you’re shoveling out from an old-fashioned, major winter snowstorm. It’s … [continued]

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In A Warming World, Climate Scientists Consider Category 6 Hurricanes

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 00:57:39 +0000

For more than 50 years, the National Hurricane Center has used the Saffir-Simpson Windscale to communicate the risk of property … [continued]

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The Particulars of PM 2.5 — Why Particulate Matter … Matters.

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 01:33:43 +0000

PM 2.5 (n.): Air pollution consisting of particles less than 2.5 microns across New Delhi has the most polluted air on … [continued]

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The Clean Energy Balancing Act

Credit to Author: Arshad Mansoor| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2024 17:35:01 +0000

Energy is the lifeblood of our economy. It powers our phones, homes, offices, and transportation. As our energy consumption has evolved, so too has our electricity system to adapt to […]

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Transmission Lines (EPRI)

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Leveraging Socioeconomic & Community Data To Assess Impacts Of Climate Risks

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 15:02:09 +0000

The most severe harms from climate risks fall disproportionately upon underserved communities that are least able to prepare for and … [continued]

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German Government Threatens to Block EU Truck CO2 Law

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 04:32:28 +0000

It’s the third time the Scholz government has threatened a last-minute U-turn on European environment laws. A planned vote on … [continued]

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