World’s Biggest Floating Offshore Wind Farm Is Powering Oil & Gas Platforms In The North Sea

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 17:30:31 +0000

floating offshore wind turbines EquinorFloating offshore wind turbines raise the stakes for nuclear energy stakeholders, with shorter construction time from start to finish.

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Fake Auto Parts Show Us Another ICE Weakness

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 18:05:38 +0000

A recent YouTube video by The Car Care Nut (H/T CarScoops) shows us a hidden danger ICE cars now face: counterfeit parts that don’t work well. In this particular case, it was a fake Toyota oil filter that came apart, starving part of the engine of vital lubrication. What’s particularly insidious about this problem is […]

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Fossil Vehicle Bans Are Likely to Hit Mom-&-Pop Gas Stations the Hardest

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 22:30:50 +0000

The California Air Resources Board’s decision to phase out fossil fuel-powered cars in the state by 2035 was an important step toward cleaning up the air and addressing climate change. However, as is the case for any major technological and economic transition, there will be winners and losers. Mom-and-pop gas station owners seem likely to […]

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Decarbonizing Industrial Heat Faces Cognitive, Capex, Opex, & Disruptive Technology Challenges

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 19:00:30 +0000

Sexy / Unsexy, Practical / Impractical quadrant chart for residential, commercial and industrial heat sources by Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist, TFIE Strategy Inc.There is insufficient attention paid to industrial heat decarbonization due to discontinuous technologies, contextual problems, and current economics.

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How Does Russia Keep Signing Nuclear Power Contracts?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 17:16:53 +0000

Map of RussiaRussia’s ability to keep signing nuclear contracts in the midst of massive sanctions over its illegal invasion of Ukraine is a complicated story. I certainly wouldn’t be signing contracts for energy with Russia right now.

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EU Cutting €11 Billion In Gas Costs Via Record Growth In Wind & Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 14:47:32 +0000

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has sent one very clear message to Europe — ween yourself off dependence on Russian fossil gas, and gas in general. That led to record growth in wind and solar power this year, and a new analysis from E3G and Ember finds that the EU’s increase in wind and solar power deployment […]

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New US Hydrogen Strategy: Wrong Department, Wrong Authors

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 17:26:26 +0000

Hydrogen demand projection through 2100The US hydrogen strategy was positioned in the wrong federal department. It was put in the hands of people who deal with fossil fuels all day long and have a paradigm of burning them for energy, not a paradigm of electricity for energy. It fails Rumelt’s test for the first thing that makes a good strategy, and so its principles and actions will be failures as well.

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