1.19 Gigawatts Of Solar Power For The Land Of The Gigafactory

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:16:40 +0000

solar power Nevada US Air ForceNevada, home of the Tesla EV Gigafactory, is getting a new burst of renewable energy with 1.19 new gigawatts of solar power from the company NV Energy

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Report Says Global CO2 Emissions From Coal Down This Year

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:09:43 +0000

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants and industrial facilities fell in 2019, according to research published Dec. 3, though overall emissions of CO2 rose due to the increased use of natural gas and oil for power generation and other industrial processes. The new emissions figures were reported by the Global Carbon Project […]

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Brouillette Takes Over as Energy Secretary

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:27:56 +0000

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The U.S. Senate on Dec. 2 confirmed Dan Brouillette as the new Secretary of Energy, tapping the former lobbyist for Ford Motor Company to replace Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who stepped down as Department of Energy (DOE) chief after becoming part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Perry’s tenure was marked by […]

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Navajo Coal Plant Powers Down

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:29:59 +0000

The Navajo Generating Station, a coal-burning power plant, has closed it’s doors for good. It was run for 45 years in Arizona and was the largest coal plant in the West. Its closure will most likely affect the entire region. USA Today reports that the mine that supplied the plant with coal has also closed — it closed back in August

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Cement’s CO2 Emissions Are Solved Technically, But Not Economically

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 20:45:56 +0000

Cement is the gray glue that binds our cities and industries together. It makes tall buildings possible and foundations strong. It helps us bridge rivers and valleys and keeps wind turbines upright. We don’t have a replacement for it. It’s not going anywhere

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Batteries Are Breaking Through

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:00:05 +0000

file:///C:/Users/19412/Desktop/rmi_breakthrough_batteries%20(2).pdfA new Rocky Mountain Institute report released the end of October, Breakthrough Batteries Powering the Era of Clean Electrification, continues to confirm that clean electrification of transport technology is advancing at an impressive rate

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Heliogen Is Bill Gates’ Latest Venture That Is Only Good For Oil & Gas – Part 2

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 15:05:38 +0000

Heliogen concentrating solar arrayThe first article covered the first two points, showing that tying this to, for example, a single reasonably sized cement plant would require roughly 4,000 times the space, and that decoupling energy creation from demand would provide substantially more flexibility and higher value. Now we’ll step through the remaining three problems

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Solar Costs & Wind Costs So Low They’re Cheaper Than *Existing* Coal & Nuclear — Lazard LCOE Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 03:00:32 +0000

A brief decade held considerable cost-efficiency gains in wind and solar. These sustainable technologies are now more cost-effective than any other power generation technologies in general, according to Lazard. Solar and wind technologies simply make more sense

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Heliogen Is Bill Gates’ Latest Venture That Is Only Good For Oil & Gas – Part 1

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 20:45:58 +0000

Heliogen concentrating solar arrayBill Gates seems to love to invest in things that aren’t going to make much of a difference to climate change but that are good for the fossil fuel industry. The latest is Heliogen, a company which uses machine learning to make solar ovens hotter and more reliable

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Meeting Europe’s 2030 Energy Climate Goals: Renewables To Command 53% Of Electricity In 2030

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:55:33 +0000

https://www.woodmac.com/press-releases/renewable-electricity-to-deliver-on-europes-2030-climate-energy-goals/Wood Mackenzie projects that renewable energy will meet 53% of Europe’s power supply in 2030. If Europeans deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, sustainable energy will command the electricity market

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