Spotted At Giga Texas: A 2nd IDRA Giga Press

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:22:11 +0000

Literally just as I finished an article for EV Obsession that included an interview with Gail Alfar of the Tesla Owners Club of Austin, Gail spotted something new at Tesla’s vibrantly blossoming Gigafactory in Texas. Watch out, legacy auto, it’s allergy season and Tesla’s Giga Texas is in full bloom. Look what just arrived!! @elonmusk […]

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VW Vehicle-To-Grid Is 15 Years Too Early, Except Maybe In Texas

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:35:33 +0000

While I think that of the major vendors, VW is most likely to thrive in the transition to fully electric vehicles, its vehicle-to-grid offerings are so early that they are best thought of as an experimental platform.

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What The Dilly-O? Big Renewable Energy Bucks Head For Texas

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:05:20 +0000

A new venture fund called Energy Transition Ventures melds renewable energy expertise with fossil energy dollars, in Texas — yes, that Texas.

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ERCOT Conditions Tighten Again as Outages Mount to 32 GW

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:20:19 +0000

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The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on April 13 urged Texans to conserve power as grid conditions tightened owing to a “a combination of high generation outages typical in April and higher-than-forecasted demand from a stalled cold front over Texas.” The Texas grid operator, which in February narrowly avoided system collapse as Winter Storm […]

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Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:51:35 +0000

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A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas America are developing the Aktina Renewable Power Project, a 500-MWac/631-MWdc solar farm spanning 4,000 acres […]

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U.S. Interior Department Puts ~$249 Million Into Gulf State Coastal Conservation, Restoration, & Hurricane Protection

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:39:17 +0000

The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states — Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas — and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). These funds, disbursed annually based on oil and gas production revenue, are used to support […]

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The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:18:00 +0000

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The natural gas sector is well aware of the challenges facing the fossil fuel industry, but analysts say gas has attributes that will keep it a big part of the U.S. and global energy mix. Natural gas has moved

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Greyp Bikes Is Not A Bike Company, It’s A Tech Company That Makes Great E-Bikes

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 21:43:03 +0000

“When you talk about Greyp, the first thing you need to understand is that we’re not a bike company,” explained Allyson Vought (the only blonde in the above picture, center-right), during a phone call last week. “We’re a tech company. We’re a tech company that just happens to make some of the best bikes in […]

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Steel Dynamics To Work With The Aransas Project To Protect Texas Freshwater

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:00:34 +0000

Back in January, I wrote an article about how Steel Dynamics had plans to dump E. coli and more toxins into Texas freshwater*. In a nutshell, Steel Dynamics is constructing a steel mill in south Texas and wanted to dump industrial wastewater into the river system there. It was noted that the wastewater would include […]

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Texas Liquified Gas Export Project Cancelled

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 01:00:29 +0000

Developers announced Monday they were scrapping the beleaguered Annova liquified gas export facility proposed near Brownsville, Texas. An Annova spokesperson said the decision was driven by stagnant demand for liquified gas exports, known as LNG, and confirmed the project will not be revived. During its six years of development, Anova failed to secure even one long-term […]

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