PSH FAST, Pt 1: US DOE FAST Competition For Pumped Storage Picks 4 Winners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:07:36 +0000

Pumped storage hydro has far more resource potential than required for a fully decarbonized grid and it’s cheap per megawatt-hour (MWh) of storage. The downside is that it’s slow to build, capital intensive, and heavily regulated right now in the United States. The Department of Energy FAST program aims to change that

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All The Good (Under-the-Radar) News About Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 11:00:04 +0000

offshore renewable energy USAThe US is still looking at a renewable energy revolution, even though US President Donald Trump passed on (yet another) opportunity to lead at

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Report: Blockchain Not Well-Suited to Transactive Energy

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000

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Blockchain—a distributed database technology that allows a network of parties to securely transact with each other—has been hailed as a game-changing innovation in the power sector for its potential to

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More Notes From Climate Week NYC 2019: US In Global Renewable Energy “Stealth” Mode — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:10:57 +0000

Despite a bit of pushback from policy makers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the Department of Energy continues to push the global renewable energy transition

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Exelon Is Exploring Nuclear Power Plant Hydrogen Production

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 14:21:21 +0000

A first-of-its-kind project spearheaded by Exelon, the nation’s largest nuclear power generator, and Norwegian firm Nel Hydrogen could demonstrate an integrated hydrogen production, storage, and utilization facility at an existing nuclear plant site. If the project comes to fruition, it could shed light on a new and potentially lucrative revenue stream for existing nuclear power […]

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How Nuclear Hybrids Could Redefine the Industry’s Future

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000

The world’s nuclear sector is struggling to stay economically afloat amid a deluge of renewables and natural gas power, and reinvigorating it will require operational flexibility from new or existing

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