Daily Archives: July 11, 2019

Curtin University working on “thermal battery” for solar systems

By Joshua S Hill Curtin University researchers working on innovative “thermal battery” they say could enable solar to be viable alternative to fossil fuels in commercial and heavy industries. The post Curtin University working on “thermal battery” for solar systems appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Vattenfall wins 760MW zero-subsidy Dutch tender for offshore wind

By Joshua S Hill Vattenfall wins tender for zero-subsidy offshore wind power with the second phase of the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind project in Dutch waters. The post Vattenfall wins 760MW zero-subsidy Dutch tender for offshore wind appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Nuclear war erupts between Australian super funds

By Jim Green Industry Super research on nuclear is diminished by its use of the self-interested wishful thinking of the nuclear industry. The post Nuclear war erupts between Australian super funds appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Pilbara green hydrogen project grows to 15GW wind and solar

By Giles Parkinson Scale of huge Pilbara wind and solar project targeting “green hydrogen” grows to 15GW, with potential to generate equivalent of one fifth of Australia’s current electricity demand. The post Pilbara green hydrogen project grows to 15GW wind and solar appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Climate Politics/Capitol Light (15)

By Joel Stronberg Climate, Politics/Capitol Light©, is a service of The JBS Group and Civil.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

CEC joins push for change to Victoria solar rebate scheme

By Giles Parkinson The Clean Energy Council has joined the numerous voices calling for an urgent review of the Victorian Solar Homes Program, describing it as “ridiculous” that the month-by-month quota of 3,333 systems is filled within three days. The post CEC joins push for change to Victoria solar rebate scheme appeared first on RenewEconomy….

Electrothermal Energy Storage Now Part of the Renewable Mix

By Len Rosen July 11, 2019 – Last month Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy launched a pilot technology at Hamburg Energie, described as electric thermal energy storage (ETES). The project includes more than 1,000 tons of volcanic rock which electrically heats hot air to raise the temperature of the material to 750 Celsius (1,382 Fahrenheit) degrees….

Electric Vehicle Energy Storage: Big Changes Ahead

Is it all about cars and extrapolation? Not anymore. The unique new IDTechEx report, “Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030” avoids mindless extrapolation. It uses fundamentals to predict huge changes in the electric vehicle business and the way these vehicles store electricity. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Rita Baranwal Sworn in as A/S Nuclear

By Dan Yurman Rita Baranwal U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on July 11, 2019, officially swore in (video) Dr. Rita Baranwal as the Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy. Dr. Baranwal, whom the U.S. Senate first confirmed on June 20, becomes the first woman to lead the Office of Nuclear Energy. In her new role,…

When ‘Clean Street Meets Wall Street,’ Advanced Energy Markets Move Ahead

By Advanced Energy Economy In May, we convened one of the hottest events exploring the intersection of U.S. finance and advanced energy with both national and state impacts — AEE’s Clean Street Meets Wall Street CEO Forum. Coming from a range or perspectives, participants delved into cutting-edge topics, including current risks and opportunities in today’s…

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