The United States Consumed Record Amount Of Renewable Energy In 2019

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:20:47 +0000

In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption

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Tesla & Fastned Join Forces To Build Germany’s Largest Fast Charging Station

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2020 03:52:44 +0000

In most of the world, the charging infrastructure — or, better, the lack of a charging infrastructure — is a big obstacle to the acceptance of electric driving

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Could Saskatchewan Canada Meet Its Domestic Energy Needs From Solar & Wind?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:15:24 +0000

Saskatchewan could go from a Canadian laggard, a regressive province that along with Alberta is causing other provinces’ efforts to meet national emissions standards to fail, to a progressive province which leads the country in transforming to a modern energy economy. But it likely won’t

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Coal Dropped from 26.9% of US Electricity to 17.7% in 2 Years — So Much For Trump Saving Coal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:02:21 +0000

Electricity from coal power plants has declined from 26.9% of US electricity generation in the first 7 months of 2018 to 17.7% of US electricity in the first 7 months of 2020. Furthermore, that’s down from 33% in 2015, 39% in 2014, 45% in 2010, and 50% in

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The Secret to Low Cost, Low Carbon Home Heating? Your Water Pipes

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 20:35:45 +0000

In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Jay Egg, a geothermal expert, about the potential of minimizing the carbon footprint of heating and cooling buildings by adapting water mains to capture the heat just below the Earth’s surface. They discuss successful geothermal projects in Canada and the triumphs and challenges of projects in the

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Digging Into Less Conventional Lithium Mining Options

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 07:07:04 +0000

A few weeks ago, one of our writers wrote up a story on the company Standard Lithium and its plan to get lithium for EV batteries in a new, innovative way. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded on Twitter that he thought the approach had “a lot of potential.”

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Kenya’s Electricity Generation Company KenGen To Set Up Public EV Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:15:18 +0000

The EV charging business is certainly going to be gamechanger for KenGen and Kenya Power on the revenue side. First of all, they will already have anchor clients with their own fleets! Utility companies own thousands of vehicles, and electrifying those will also cut down their massive petrol and diesel bills

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Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 20:05:35 +0000

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property. Robert Llewelyn and Fully Charged visited Moonstone House and dug into why it exists and why it continues to evolve so many yeas later

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US Department Of Energy Picks 5 Projects To Receive Up To $28 Million For Geothermal Energy Research

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 02:10:56 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that five projects will receive up to $28 million to promote the advancement of the next generation of geothermal energy technologies

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