30 Gigawatt US Offshore Wind Target To Support 77,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:43 +0000

National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions. Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030.

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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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3 Ways To Solve The Obscurity Of Net-Zero Emissions Targets

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 23:21:54 +0000

Net-zero emissions targets are all the rage, and typically this is a good thing, but in many cases, they are obscure. Some researchers who published a recent article in Nature took notice of this and presented three solutions to help make these targets seem less vague. First, a short recap of the article. When the […]

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47 Scientists: World Should Go 100% Renewable Electricity By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 23:04:55 +0000

And 100% renewable energy no later than 2035.

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Offshore Wind Data Release Propels Wind Prospecting

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:31:40 +0000

At first glance, today’s atmospheric scientists and mining prospectors of the past seem quite different. Look closer and you will find some striking similarities. Notably, a willingness to sift through volumes of information to dig up resource nuggets worth their weight in gold. Unlike the past, however, today’s wind resource prospectors share their findings with the world. […]

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US Targets 30,000 Megawatts Of Offshore Wind, & How We Get There

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:21:43 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By John Rogers The Biden administration has just set a goal of 30,000 megawatts of US offshore wind by 2030, and that’s got me thinking about the pieces that need to come together to make that possible. And there sure are a lot of them. The good news is that there’s positive […]

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Renewable Energy, NIMBY, & Politics Collide In Indiana

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:35:26 +0000

Renewable energy interests in Indiana hope to get a boost from a new state law that transfers the permitting process to the state instead of local counties. But the plan is running into determined opposition.

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Autonomous Driving Tech, Regulations, & Auto Design — CleanTech Talk with Cruise’s Robert Grant

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:00:54 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, CleanTechnica CEO Zach Shahan sits down with Rob Grant, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Social Impact at Cruise, to talk about Cruise’s work in the autonomous vehicle space. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded […]

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ARIES: Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 23:27:37 +0000

Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems (ARIES) is a new research platform that can match the complexity of the modern energy system and conduct integrated research to support the development of groundbreaking new energy technologies. ARIES represents a substantial scale-up in experimentation capability from existing research platforms, allowing for research at the 20-MW level. The […]

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Volkswagen’s European Factories Up To 95% Powered By Renewables

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:10:01 +0000

In 2020, Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering its European factories from 80% to 95% (year over year/YoY), and 10 of its factories became 100% renewably powered. The target is for them to reach 100% renewable power by 2023. In China, Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering its factories from 76% […]

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