Idea For Tesla Energy: Look At Austin’s Whisper Valley For Your Next Solar Neighborhood

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 08:44:36 +0000

Tesla owner Mallory Tompsett lives in the Whisper Valley area of Austin and had an idea for Tesla Energy. The idea is for Tesla to partner or collaborates with Whisper Valley to create another solar neighborhood. Whisper Valley already has three approved solar companies that perform additional installation, and each of these companies is approved […]

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Using Direct Lithium Extraction To Secure U.S. Supplies

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:28:14 +0000

NREL Is Driving Innovation in Geothermal Lithium Extraction Through Research, Expertise, and Prize Incentives

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California Public Utilities Commission’s Clean Energy Order: Necessary, Timely, & Ambitious

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 03:10:06 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Mohit Chhabra The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted a decision to acquire 11.5 GW of mostly carbon-free electricity over the next five to seven years. This decision firmly places the state on course to getting to zero carbon electricity and a carbon neutral economy by 2045 for two reasons: (1) […]

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A Game-Changing Vision for Geothermal Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 14:52:54 +0000

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According to a report released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Energy, geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold by 2050—reaching 60 GW of installed capacity. That may seem like a pipe dream to some power observers, but if new well-drilling techniques allow enhanced geothermal systems to become economical, the reality could be […]

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The Challenge of the Last Few Percent: Quantifying the Costs & Emissions Benefits of a 100% Renewable U.S. Electricity System

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:49:44 +0000

Large-Scale Simulations Show U.S. Can Get Close to 100% Renewable Generation Cost-Effectively—But Final Few Percent Drive Nonlinear Increase in Total System Cost

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Interview With Dandelion (Geothermal) Co-Founder Kathy Hannun

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:47:14 +0000

Could you quickly explain how geothermal energy works, and where it is particularly useful? Geothermal heating and cooling is done by using a heat pump to move heat between the ground and a home or building. The term ‘heat pump’ may be unfamiliar, but heat pumps are actually ubiquitous in modern life: refrigerators are heat […]

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Oregon On Verge Of Requiring 100% Clean Electricity By 2040

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 06:21:35 +0000

Electric grids do not change overnight. Power plants and other infrastructure are multi-decade investments, and it’s rare to retire them early. So, it’s a bit painful to watch how slowly they have been getting cleaned up. Even with the majority of new power plants being renewable energy power plants, the percentage of electricity coming from […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Accelerate Deployment of Geothermal Electricity

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:00:13 +0000

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Accelerate Deployment of Geothermal Electricity

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Energy Production In USA Fell By More Than 5% In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 05:22:29 +0000

In 2020, energy production in the United States fell to just below 96 quadrillion British thermal units (quads), down more than 5% from 2019’s record high, according to our Monthly Energy Review. In absolute terms, the drop from 101.3 quads in 2019 to 95.8 quads in 2020 marked the largest annual decrease in U.S. energy production on […]

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Geothermal Tech Company Fervo Energy Raises $28 Million To Scale Up Operations

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 20:35:31 +0000

Energy solutions that satisfy the desires of both environmentalists and oil and gas engineers are few and far between. In fact, the only mutually compatible solution might be geothermal technology. Whereas solar and wind power bypass any necessary involvement from the oil and gas industry, the nature of geothermal tech means that the skills and […]

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