Daily Archives: August 26, 2019

High school students build sustainable energy center

By Christopher Neely I really love the passion the U.S. and the rest of world is seeing from our younger generations behind slowing climate change. This new Learning Center for Sustainable Energy is just one example across the country of high school students leading the way in ensuring climate change and renewable energy remains at…

Sustainability 2.0: Eyes Wide Open

By Lincoln Bleveans Energy is indispensable. Energy is compromise. And there is no playbook for the Age of Renewables. Let’s compromise wisely, eyes wide open. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

The Wildfire Threat to Energy

By Nathan Sykes Our changing climate also means a changing risk of wildfires. Some areas above the Arctic Circle, which hardly ever see wildfires, now host some of the biggest fires on the planet. You can see them from space.Climate change means a higher risk of wildfires here and throughout the world. It means more…

Toyota provides electric vehicles for Tokyo 2020

Toyota Motor Corporation , worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, will provide a full line-up of electrified vehicles. Toyota, together with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, aims to achieve the lowest emissions target level of any official fleet used at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and thereby also…

Visualizing Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Production (Through June 2019)

By Enno Peters This 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.This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,023…

Why not fossil fuels?

By Bob Webster It will be several generations (at the least) before known sources of fossil fuels will begin to show signs of depletion. Why the rush to alternate renewable sources when there is clearly a supply problem (at affordable prices)?Is fossil fuel-based “climate change” a ruse on a par with The Piltdown Man hoax…

Energy: relative price scale

By Rafael Herzberg Energy: relative price scaleConsuming natural gas is cheaper than electricity for a medium-sized industry in São Paulo, when comparing a heating process for example.One MWh consumed. net of taxes, including all costs (fixed and variable) in the energy bill, from gas costs R$ 200 and from electricity R$ 300 (USD 1 =…

STracker dual-axis solar trackers installed at Oregon museum

By Billy Ludt The ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum in Ashland, Oregon, is now home to three of STracker’s Model S1B elevated solar trackers. The units are designed, fabricated and tested in Ashland and were chosen for this project for efficiency and ability to allow continued use of the ground below. The installation was completed in 15…

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