COVID-19 Bankrupts 19 Energy (Oil & Gas) Companies

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:10:23 +0000

Clouds of smoke and fire emerge during a controlled burn in an effort to clean up oil in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Justin Stumberg/U.S. NavySeveral energy companies have filed for bankruptcy this year, citing the coronavirus pandemic and all that resulted as the cause. The U.S. has had its lowest energy consumption in 30 years this past spring, according to federal officials

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Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:46:00 +0000

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen’s core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space

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EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:50:48 +0000

EVBox started off as a developer of some of the most innovative electric vehicle chargers in Amsterdam and proceeded to push across the pond into the United States. CleanTechnica sat down with EVBox’s Director of Policy and Utility Programs for North America, Megha Lakhchaura for a socially distanced conversation about the company’s progress in EV charging deployments, the impact of COVID-19, and the path moving forward for EVBox

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Holy Floating Solar With Green Hydrogen Offshore Wind Farm, Batman

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:53:04 +0000

offshore wind green hydrogenGreen hydrogen is in the mix for a new offshore wind farm that will double as a demonstration site for emerging clean tech

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Sony Consumer EV, Panasonic Getting Maxwell Tech, 2 Non-Tesla European Gigafactories — CleanTech News Show #19

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:01:00 +0000

This is the 19th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. We now also have a Patreon page! This week’s show covers Panasonic claims regarding future batteries, whether Sony’s concept EV might reach the market after all, two non-Tesla Gigafactory wannabees, a green skyscraper (half of which is made out of wood), the ITER fusion reactor entering the assembly phase — and much more!

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China × Cleantech — June 2020

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:06:02 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — June 2020. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month

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Largest Floating Solar Park In Europe Connected To Grid In Netherlands

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 19:29:42 +0000

The largest floating solar power park was recently completed in the Netherlands by BayWa r.e.’s Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven. It is expected to provide energy for 7,200 homes

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New Perovskite Solar Cell Puts Another Nail In The Natural Gas Coffin

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 18:12:41 +0000

perovskite solar cell researchA new efficient perovskite solar cell plus low cost, high volume manufacturing spells more bad news for the natural gas industry

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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

Credit to Author: Brad Rouse| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:00:03 +0000

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine). Solving this problem is a necessary ingredient for “saving the planet.”

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