Daily Archives: August 13, 2019

Visualizing US Oil & Gas Production (Through April 2019)

By Enno Peters US – update through April 201908 / 12 / 2019This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well.–These interactive presentations contain the latest oil…

Pattern Energy confirms third-party interest in company

By Michelle Froese Pattern Energy confirms interest from third parties, and says is responding “as appropriate.” Pattern Energy Group Inc. has confirmed interest from third parties in relation to a potential takeover and is responding to their inquiries “as appropriate.” More specifically, the San Francisco-based, independent power company said it was responding to a request…

Detroit Tigers commit to wind-powered “Green Night” at ballpark

By Michelle Froese DTE Energy is partnering with Comerica Park to power the stadium with renewable energy through its MIGreenPower program on August 14, including the evening home game between the Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners. Green Night is part of a broader Tigers initiative to promote sustainability at the ballpark. The ballpark’s “Green…

Norton Rose Fulbright expands renewables practice in Texas

By Michelle Froese Becky Diffen Norton Rose Fulbright announced that it has expanded its renewable energy capabilities in Texas with the addition of partner Becky Diffen and senior counsel Sam Porter to the global law firm’s Austin office. Diffen and Porter arrive from McGuireWoods, where Diffen served as chair of the firm’s renewable energy practice….

Key factors in how some algae harness solar energy

Scientists have discovered how diatoms — a type of alga that produce 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen — harness solar energy for photosynthesis. The discovery could help lead to more efficient and affordable algae-based biofuels and combat climate change from fossil fuel burning. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News…

Deforestation: in Brazil does it occur or not?

By Rafael Herzberg Deforestation: in Brazil does it occur or not?Institutions from developed countries, focused on the environment, have expressed that deforestation in the Amazon is worrying.The Brazilian Government strongly denies it.The increase of the agricultural frontier and the illegal sale of wood are in the headlines of the main media in Brazil and abroad.Who…

Australia is on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter – Today in Energy – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

By Matt Chester Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS). Australia already surpasses Qatar in LNG export capacity and exported more LNG than Qatar in November 2018 and April 2019. Within the next year, as Australia’s…

Pattern Energy ‘Draws Interest’ From Potential Buyers

By [email protected] Renewables generator Pattern Energy confirmed Tuesday that it has “drawn interest” from potential buyers, following a press report that Brookfield Asset Management may be interested in merging its TerraForm Power business with Pattern. Such a merger would create a new renewables powerhouse with an international footprint, fusing Pattern’s 2.9 gigawatts of mostly wind…

Climate change brings urgency to debate over Detroit’s grid resilience

By ENN Contributor WRITTEN BY Brian AllnuttPHOTO BY Matthew Paul Argall / Flickr / Creative CommonsAs recent blackouts bring grid resilience back to the forefront, stakeholders have different views on solutions.When storms knocked out power to thousands of Detroit residents for several days last month, Jackson Koeppel sprang into action. “I was calling elders ……

Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

Advances in adapting the technology and better methods for predicting wind conditions have fanned significant growth of the use of wind turbines for electricity in the last 40 years. A new report takes stock of where the field is now and what lies ahead. Researchers surveyed the growth of wind technology as a source of…

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