22% Of New Car Sales Now Electric In The Netherlands!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:16:59 +0000

Skoda Enyaq is the EV king as new car sales increasingly electric in the Netherlands.

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NOAA: 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report & Useful Interactive Tools

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:30:47 +0000

Continuously tracking how and why sea level is changing is an important part of informing plans for adaptation. Our ability to monitor and understand the individual factors that contribute to sea level rise allows us to track sea level changes in a way that has never before been possible.

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Siting Solar & Wind Energy Projects: NREL Releases Comprehensive Databases of Local Ordinances on Solar & Wind Siting

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:40:21 +0000

New Machine-Readable Data Sets Compile State, Local Zoning Laws and Ordinances for Siting Wind Energy and Solar Power Projects To Inform Planning for Decarbonization Goals State and local zoning laws and ordinances influence how and where wind and solar energy projects can be sited and deployed — which can have a measurable impact on U.S. […]

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Global Researchers Revisit Grand Challenges of Wind Energy Science

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:50:46 +0000

NREL Leads Article Series To Review Wind Energy Research Needs and Propose Actions To Help Reach Worldwide Decarbonization Goals Wind energy will play a central role in shifting the world’s electricity supply to renewable sources within the next two decades. For wind power to fulfill this role, critical challenges around the design, development, and deployment […]

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How Europe Can Cut ⅓ Of Its Oil Demand By 2030

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:00:34 +0000

At the time of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, it typically supplied one out of every four barrels of crude oil that the European Union imported. These imports contributed significantly to funding Putin’s military aggression against Ukraine. To cut this funding stream, the European Commission has agreed on a ban on imports before the end […]

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Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline Exports To Europe Down To Almost 40-Year Lows

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:16:57 +0000

Russia’s natural gas exports by pipeline to the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) declined by almost 40% during the first seven months of 2022 compared with the same period in 2021 and by almost 50% compared with the previous five-year (2017–21) average, according to data from Refinitiv Eikon. In mid-July 2022, exports […]

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U.S. Energy Production Declined by Record Amounts in Several States in 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:50:57 +0000

In 2020, energy production in the United States fell by record amounts compared with 2019, mostly as a result of decreased economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wyoming had the largest drop in total energy production among the states, decreasing by 1,264 trillion British thermal units, mostly due to decreased coal production. Seven states saw their largest […]

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The Facts Behind Hydropower & HydroSource 

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2022 14:21:18 +0000

To further the potential benefits of the nation’s hydropower resources, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed and maintain a comprehensive water energy digital platform called HydroSource that informs key stakeholders of development and operational costs, environmental concerns and licensing requirements. Hydropower accounts for nearly 7% of all electricity generated in the United States and provides […]

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