Appalachia Poised To Be Part Of Shift To Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:45:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Ted Boettner  For over 150 years, the Appalachian region has provided the cheap energy that has powered the nation to become an industrial giant and build a middle class. At the same time, the enormous wealth pulled from the hills of Appalachia largely enriched other parts […]

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In 2020, the United States Produced the Least CO2 Emissions from Energy in Nearly 40 Years

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:40:14 +0000

In 2020, as the country responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, CO2 emissions from energy consumption in the United States fell to the lowest level since 1983. The 4.6 billion metric tons (Bmt) of CO2 emitted in 2020 was an 11% decrease from 2019, the largest annual decrease on record, according to our Monthly Energy Review. Our new U.S. CO2 emissions from […]

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Powering Rural Economic Development with Renewables

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:34:19 +0000

We Need Incentives to Help Electric Co-ops Replace their Coal Plants

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The Wind is Blowing Somewhere

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 17:30:47 +0000

The Australian government is keen on an economic recovery from covid that is led by gas — used domestically and also sold to our Asian trading partners. Gas, they say, is the bridge to a cleaner future. They promote and fund gas over any form of renewable energy. Australian conservative politicians at the federal level […]

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Siemens Gamesa Typhoon-Proofs Turbines for Japan

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:00:09 +0000

The increasing winds of storms, especially for typhoon-prone Japan, has led to some changes in the wind industry. A wind farm cluster on the Hokkaido island of north Japan, the Dohoku wind farm cluster, is taking measures to deal with the problem. Siemens Gamesa developed turbines especially designed to secure stability in the wind and […]

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India × Cleantech — July 2021

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 18:05:59 +0000

Originally published on Future Trends. Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country. Cleantech Investments Acme Sells Stake In 250-Megawatt Solar Power Project To Foreign Investors Acme Cleantech […]

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This Industrialized Offshore Floating Wind Turbine Foundation Demonstration Project Is A World’s First

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 15:15:10 +0000

The TetraSpar full-scale demonstration project is the world’s first industrialized offshore foundation manufacturing and deployment system for wind turbines. I saw it up close but didn’t have a clue of its significance at the time. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece on my visit to a drilling rig that was being serviced […]

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2025 Target For Australian Grid To Be Able To Handle 100% Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 14:56:24 +0000

By David Waterworth As Australia’s electricity grid moves towards higher and higher concentrations of renewable energy, the newly appointed head of the Australian Energy Market Operator is pushing for the ability to handle a peak of 100% renewables entering the grid. In a recent speech, Daniel Westerman set 2025 as the target date. Predictably, some […]

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India’s NTPC & ONGC Plan To Partner For Offshore Wind Energy Projects

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 17:05:04 +0000

Two public sector giants in India’s energy sector have come together to set up offshore wind energy projects. According to media reports, power generation company NTPC Limited and oil and gas exploration company ONGC Limited have announced a partnership to set up offshore wind energy projects. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding last […]

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