Another Hydrogen For Energy Play Predictably Fails, This Time In Marine Fueling

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 15:25:27 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a white elephant eating piles of money, digital artExpect a lot more announcements about shutting down hydrogen for energy projects like the recent one from Equinor, Aire Liquide, and Eviny.

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With Heat From Heat Pumps, US Energy Requirements Could Plummet By 50%

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 14:25:48 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an industrial plant wasting lots of heat, reddish, digital artElectrification and heat pumps radically reduce the requirement to build new wind, solar, nuclear, hydro, and geothermal primary energy sources.

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Truck Stops Are Very Big In America — Could Battery Swapping Be An Option For Charging All Those Trucks?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 18:05:15 +0000

One of my favorite musicians is the legendary Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo, from Zimbabwe. Due to the heated political environment in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s (it still is, you can say), Thomas Mapfumo moved to the US.  Although he had traveled to perform in the US several times before settling there, I assume […]

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Atlantic Crossing By Methanol-Powered Ship Is Neither Viable Nor Carbon Neutral

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 11:30:46 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an electric container ship sailing on a beautiful sea under a clear sky, digital artOver the past couple of years, I’ve reached the end of my first set of scenarios for marine decarbonization through 2100. My bets are on batteries for all inland and two-thirds of short-sea shipping, and biofuels for the rest. It took me years to work through the aspects of synthetic and biologically fossil fuel alternatives, […]

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PERFORMANCE e801 — High-End Electric Boat Powered By Evoy

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2023 19:22:40 +0000

Norwegian electric boat motor manufacturer Evoy has added the PERFORMANCE e801 to a rapidly growing list of boats that can now be ordered from their respective manufacturer. The new boat will be launched at the Austrian Boat Show in Tulln by PERFORMANCE, taking place between 2nd and 5th of March 2023. Last year, I had […]

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Dear Maryland: It’s Time To Drive Clean Trucks & Buses

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 16:40:14 +0000

Electric bus charging stationI love living in Maryland. We’re living in a historical moment, and I can’t help but do a lil’ happy dance around the possibilities of the new administration and the groundwork laid by the Climate Solutions Now Act which set some of the most ambitious climate targets in the country. Amid all this I’m grateful […]

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New Design for Lithium-Air Battery Could Offer Much Longer Driving Range

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 10:00:30 +0000

New batteries could one day power cars, airplanes, trucks.

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