Amazon Signs Deal With ENGIE for Power From Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 16:49:24 +0000

A major offshore wind farm near Scotland set to come online later this year has a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amazon, the technology company that continues as the largest […]

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Epicenters Of Hydrogen Folly: These Cities & States Have Achieved Uncritical Mass

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2024 00:44:19 +0000

It’s always interesting to figure out why irrational things occur. In the case of London’s foolish hydrogen buses, apparently Wrightbus … [continued]

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Pumped Hydro Accelerating Into Grid Storage Future

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2024 00:51:37 +0000

There’s been a lot of great pumped hydro news from around the world in the past month, so a bit … [continued]

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Scotch Whisky Heads To Zero Emissions With Wind & Wood Chips & Ocean Tides

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2023 19:35:30 +0000

Scotch whiskyYou might think that diesel ferries and belching sheep would surpass Scotch whisky distilleries in greenhouse gas (GHG) total emissions, right? Nope. Producing Scotch whisky is really energy intensive, with a whole lot of carbon spewing and peat burning. If the distilleries’ multinational conglomerate owners are anything like the rest of the miserly corporate world, […]

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The Munro MK_1 Is An All-Electric All-Terrain Workhorse For Farms, Forests, Jobsites, & Beyond

Credit to Author: Derek Markham| Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2023 01:04:24 +0000

The Munro MK_1 looks like the love child of a classic Ford Bronco and an International Scout, if they conceived under a giant Tesla coil, but this new electric vehicle could be a very practical solution to cleaner transport in heavy industry, agriculture, land management, and more. Scotland’s Munro Vehicles was founded with the goal […]

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UK Puts £3.4 Million Into Wireless Charging For Electric Taxis

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 03:26:22 +0000

Abundant and high-power charging stations can go a long way to support electric taxis. They’re a base necessity. But one thing would be better than that

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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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Pumped Hydro Social License, Pt 2: The Usual Suspects Will Raise The Usual Fears That Must Be Countered Early

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 23:32:23 +0000

One of the key take aways from the wind industry experience is that assuming that you have social license because of the virtuousness and safety of an electrical generation technology is a big mistake

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Pumped Hydro Social License, Pt 1: Wind Energy Experience Says Don’t Expect You Have Full Approval

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 23:24:04 +0000

One of the key take aways from the wind industry experience is that assuming that you have social license because of the virtuousness and safety of an electrical generation technology is a big mistake

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