US Nuclear Site Cleanup Underfunded By Up To $70 Billion

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:03:17 +0000

Wind and solar decommissioning costs are trivial. That’s yet another reason why nuclear is dead, but pretending it’s not

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Heat Pumps Are Amazing On Modern Grids, Not So Much In Coal Country

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 02:45:40 +0000

Electrifying everything at the same time as all electrical generation shifts to renewables are two of the key points in my Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work. Heat pumps are only part of the answer, but at about 1% of Canada’s total GHG emissions reduction target, they are a surprisingly big one. Too bad about Alberta though

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US Funding For Solar–Hydro Hybrid Energy, Microgrid, Grid Storage, & Blockchain Research

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:43:52 +0000

This fourth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns solar–hydro hybrid power plants, other solar hybrid power plants, microgrids, grid storage integration, and blockchain technology

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US Funding For Solar Hardware Manufacturing Innovation

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:18:18 +0000

This third round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns innovations in manufacturing for solar hardware

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US Funding For Solar Systems Integration & AI Applications In Solar Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:57:10 +0000

This second round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects we’re looking at concern Systems Integration and AI Applications in Solar Energy with Emphasis on Machine Learning. Below are DOE summaries of how it intends to help on these topics as well as awardee details from the

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US Government Puts $130 Million More Into Solar Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:34:46 +0000

Continuing a decades-long trend, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has put a few million dollars into further research and development of solar power technologies — $130 million, to be precise

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Tool For Estimating Charging Loads From Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 23:36:05 +0000

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has recently upgraded its Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Projection (EVI-Pro) Lite tool to inform industry stakeholders about the electricity needed to charge plug-in vehicles

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One Change To The Worst Buildings Would Have Big Climate Benefits & Cut Costs

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 19:27:28 +0000

Heat pumps in the worst buildings and nothing else would eliminate about 1.9 megatonnes of CO2e per year in Canada

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Improving The Efficiency Of Your Home, Part 1: Insulation & Air Sealing

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:15:05 +0000

Energy efficiency can help slow the rate of climate change. Learn about making your home more efficient so you can reduce carbon production and also save money

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