World’s Biggest Floating Offshore Wind Farm Is Powering Oil & Gas Platforms In The North Sea

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 17:30:31 +0000

floating offshore wind turbines EquinorFloating offshore wind turbines raise the stakes for nuclear energy stakeholders, with shorter construction time from start to finish.

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New Gas-Fired Plant Will Nearly Double Guyana’s Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 18:39:08 +0000

Government officials in the small South American country of Guyana have given the go-ahead for construction of a 300-MW natural gas-fired power plant, a facility that would represent a major expansion of the nation’s power generation capacity. Cabinet members on Nov. 10 approved the project, which President Dr. Irfaan Ali has said will help reduce […]

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Decarbonizing Industrial Heat Faces Cognitive, Capex, Opex, & Disruptive Technology Challenges

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 19:00:30 +0000

Sexy / Unsexy, Practical / Impractical quadrant chart for residential, commercial and industrial heat sources by Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist, TFIE Strategy Inc.There is insufficient attention paid to industrial heat decarbonization due to discontinuous technologies, contextual problems, and current economics.

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How Does Russia Keep Signing Nuclear Power Contracts?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 17:16:53 +0000

Map of RussiaRussia’s ability to keep signing nuclear contracts in the midst of massive sanctions over its illegal invasion of Ukraine is a complicated story. I certainly wouldn’t be signing contracts for energy with Russia right now.

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EU Cutting €11 Billion In Gas Costs Via Record Growth In Wind & Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 14:47:32 +0000

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has sent one very clear message to Europe — ween yourself off dependence on Russian fossil gas, and gas in general. That led to record growth in wind and solar power this year, and a new analysis from E3G and Ember finds that the EU’s increase in wind and solar power deployment […]

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New US Hydrogen Strategy: Wrong Department, Wrong Authors

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 17:26:26 +0000

Hydrogen demand projection through 2100The US hydrogen strategy was positioned in the wrong federal department. It was put in the hands of people who deal with fossil fuels all day long and have a paradigm of burning them for energy, not a paradigm of electricity for energy. It fails Rumelt’s test for the first thing that makes a good strategy, and so its principles and actions will be failures as well.

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Queensland Australia Has A Fossil Fuel Revenue Problem & Wants Hydrogen To Solve It

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 16:15:33 +0000

ANU GIS map of Queensland pumped hydro resource locationsGreen hydrogen for energy is an economic dead end, not a replacement for fossil fuel revenues, and the sooner Queensland policy makers internalize that, the sooner Queensland will be able to address its economic realities.

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A 3-Way Deal To Use Wasted Energy In Natural Gas Distribution

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 18:00:52 +0000

Methane, commonly known as “natural gas,” can be sold in a number of different forms. According to the Alternative Fuels Data Center, in the United States, most natural gas is considered a fossil fuel since it originates from heat and pressure on organic materials over millions of years. However, renewable natural gas (RNG), also known […]

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SunPower Turns Our Roof Into A 30 MWh/Year Powerhouse

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 13:01:53 +0000

Our new set of SunPower solar system panelsSunPower came by at the end of September and added 21 panels to my south-facing roof. This is only possible since SunPower understands the previous installation and knows what steps to take to upgrade the system. You can upgrade your solar in steps, as you see how your bill changes. I estimate the roof can […]

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