Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Credit to Author: Jamie MacDonald-Murray| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:43:59 +0000

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Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their emissions; both for the sake of the planet and in response to increasing pressure from customers to […]

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Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Credit to Author: Jamie MacDonald-Murray| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:43:59 +0000

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Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their emissions; both for the sake of the planet and in response to increasing pressure from customers to […]

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Ørsted Launches Pioneering Offshore Wind–to-Hydrogen Project

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:57:15 +0000

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Danish renewable energy giant Ørsted issued a final investment decision on the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project, a pivotal power-to-mobility project that will use 2 MW of offshore wind–fed electrolyzing capacity to produce around 1,000 kilograms (kg) of green hydrogen daily.  The decision on Jan. 20 is a major boost for the H2RES project, which […]

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Ørsted Launches Pioneering Offshore Wind–to-Hydrogen Project

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:57:15 +0000

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Danish renewable energy giant Ørsted issued a final investment decision on the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project, a pivotal power-to-mobility project that will use 2 MW of offshore wind–fed electrolyzing capacity to produce around 1,000 kilograms (kg) of green hydrogen daily.  The decision on Jan. 20 is a major boost for the H2RES project, which […]

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Is a Microgrid Right for You?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:16:03 +0000

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A microgrid is a discrete energy system consisting of distributed energy resources, such as solar panels, wind turbines, backup generators, and battery storage systems, and loads capable of operating in parallel with, or independently from, the main power grid. A microgrid generally operates while connected to the grid, but importantly, it can break off and […]

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NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:24:17 +0000

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A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green hydrogen. Shearwater Energy, a global energy services company, on Jan. 15 said it and NuScale have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on […]

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Total Grabs U.S. Solar and Storage, Joins Bid for Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:21:32 +0000

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French energy major Total has signed an agreement to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects in the U.S., announcing the deal Jan. 14, the same day the company said it has joined with Spain’s Iberdrola in a bid for one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The moves continue Total’s diversification from […]

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The POWER Interview: Evaluating Energy Investments

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:43:10 +0000

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Global upheaval in energy markets has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, and by ever-changing political winds, with energy investors at times torn between finding the best returns while also considering the impact of climate change. Many economies depend on fossil fuels, so moves away from coal-fired power and other forms of thermal generation can […]

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