Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:15:00 +0000

While 2021 unfolded with some relief from the chaotic global pandemic that jolted the world in 2020, the year may be remembered for its extraordinary series of energy crises. After a cold snap prompted mass

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Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:15:00 +0000

While 2021 unfolded with some relief from the chaotic global pandemic that jolted the world in 2020, the year may be remembered for its extraordinary series of energy crises. After a cold snap prompted mass

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Only ~0.03% of Hydrogen is Really “Green Hydrogen”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 04:50:26 +0000

It seems that 95% of headlines and stories about hydrogen focus on green hydrogen, yet green hydrogen is barely present here on planet Earth. So, how much of a disservice is being done to society by all of these headlines and articles implying that hydrogen is clean? When Mike Barnard interviewed Paul Martin for CleanTech […]

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~0.03% of Hydrogen is Green Hydrogen

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 04:50:26 +0000

It seems that 95% of headlines and stories about hydrogen focus on green hydrogen, yet green hydrogen is barely present here on planet Earth. So, how much of a disservice is being done to society by all of these headlines and articles implying that hydrogen is clean? When Mike Barnard interviewed Paul Martin for CleanTech […]

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Energy Transition Facing Potentially Debilitating Critical Mineral Supply Gap

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:26:51 +0000

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Building new solar PV plants and wind farms, and supporting an expansion of electric vehicles (EVs) and green hydrogen as is planned to meet decarbonization goals, will dramatically expand demand for copper

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China Starts Up Turbines at 16-GW Hydro Project After Four-Year Construction Period 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 04:09:00 +0000

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China in late June began operating two of the world’s first 1-GW hydropower turbines at the Baihetan Hydropower Station in southwest China. When the project’s 16 generating units are completed by July 2022

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G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:36:54 +0000

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The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20 Environment Ministers Meeting summit in Naples, Italy, this past week ended their talks without an agreement on the future of the fuel. The topic will […]

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Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:11:09 +0000

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Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans are underway to expand the plant’s capacity to 100 MW.  The startup of the electrolyzer […]

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Why High-Efficiency Cooling Is A Climate Priority

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 02:10:38 +0000

Originally published on RMI.org. By John Matson The world leaders of the Group of Seven, better known as G7, released a long communique following their recent meeting in Cornwall, detailing their plans to address the COVID-19 pandemic and “build back better.” In a departure from the previous G7 meeting in 2019, which ended with a briefer list of agreements, […]

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Biden Budget — Chance to Stop Paying Fossil Fuel Industry

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 02:42:43 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC. By Sujatha Bergen & Susan Casey-Lefkowitz  President Biden is set to release his first detailed budget proposal. This blueprint for government spending is an enormous opportunity to eliminate handouts to the fossil fuel industry through the new American Jobs Plan and Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. Here’s what the budget should eliminate: loopholes […]

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