Coal Is Still King

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:10:00 +0000

For all the talk about the demise of coal, it may be important to note that coal generated 35% of the world’s electricity in 2020, more than any other fuel. Even in the U.S., coal was expected to generate

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Phasing Out Coal by 2030 Is Critical for the Climate, and Key for Affordable and Reliable Energy

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:09:00 +0000

Phasing out all coal for electricity generation in the U.S. by 2030 is necessary both for averting the most dangerous consequences of the climate crisis, and for demonstrating international leadership to

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Was 2021 the Year of EVs, Hydrogen, or Energy Storage? And What to Expect in 2022

Credit to Author: Neal Dikeman| Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 17:36:25 +0000

If you’ve paid attention to the cleantech news cycle this year, you know it’s been a roller-coaster ride. I’ve been in the cleantech/energy transition sector for 20 years and wrote the first history on the term cleantech 15 years ago. I’ve seen the many ups and downs surrounding the industry. Today’s current playing field is […]

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The Billion-Dollar Bet on Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Levi McAllister| Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 15:18:36 +0000

President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Nov. 15, which allocates $550 billion in new spending over the next five years to improve U.S. infrastructure, including critical investments in the energy sector. These investments will cover power grid infrastructure, electric vehicles (EVs) and charging stations, renewable energy, nuclear power, hydropower, and […]

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Homeowners Learned a Lot in 2021; Here’s What They’re Looking For in 2022

Credit to Author: Bradford Wills| Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2021 14:42:31 +0000

The events of the past year and a half have irrevocably changed the way we live, especially at home. Pandemic-related restrictions and lifestyle changes have greatly increased the amount of time Americans spend at home—at one point, more than 50% of the population spent more than 18 hours in their homes. Rising energy costs and […]

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Energy Transition—Opportunities for Power and Utility Companies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 05:09:00 +0000

“Energy transition,” “energy evolution,” “energy reimagined,” and a host of similar terms have dominated the energy market headlines this year. While these terms can have varied meanings, they

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The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee Brings Industry Knowledge to National Policy

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 05:07:00 +0000

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On the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC’s) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC), the silo between industry and regulators is breaking down. The committee, which is populated

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The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee Brings Industry Knowledge to National Policy

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 05:07:00 +0000

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On the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC’s) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC), the silo between industry and regulators is breaking down. The committee, which is populated

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The Middle Ground: The Role of CCS After COP26

Credit to Author: Craig Golinowski| Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 17:18:45 +0000

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We hear calls for the “elimination of fossil fuels” as the primary solution to climate change, those calls coming from investors, institutions, governments—and from many world leaders and others gathered at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. COMMENTARY As we begin to experience the outcome of recent energy policies that focus on the buildout of renewables capacity, […]

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Trust in Utilities at All-Time High; How Can Companies Capitalize?

Credit to Author: Danny Whigham| Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 17:31:46 +0000

We cannot begin to count the number of unsung heroes that have come out of this pandemic. From frontline healthcare workers to grocery store clerks, package carriers, manufacturers, and all the other essential workers who stayed on the job, often at the risk of their own health, to enable our lives to go on with […]

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