Daily Archives: January 9, 2020

Εύβοια: Οι θυελλώδεις βοριάδες γκρέμισαν τις ανεμογεννήτριες #GRC

By National Wind Watch [Euboia: Storm winds take down wind turbines – photos by Dimitris Stavridis] Ένα ολόκληρο αιολικό πάρκο, κατέστρεψαν ολοσχερώς οι άνεμοι στην Εύβοια. Η ταχύτητα τους ξεπέρασε και τα 140km/h , με αποτέλεσμα τις παρακάτω εικόνες! Πηγή εικόνας: Dimitris Stavridis Read Full Article Here For more great articles: National Wind Watch

EU Green Deal: carbon austerity or economic boost

By FORESIGHT Contributor The European Green Deal, launched in December 2019, is an ambitious policy proposal that will try to agree a carbon emissions reduction target for Europe of up to 55% by 2030 compared to 1990. Two questions appear: is it possible and how much will it cost. But both could be misleading, says…

The German Energy Market Review December 2019: Year-end sprint in legislation and renewable tenders

By Simon Goess End-of-year negotiations on climate package bestows higher CO2-pricesThe negotiations in the mediation committee between the federal and state governments brought a pre-Christmas gift for climate protection. Finally, the disputed points between the CDU and SPD-led government and the states with Green government participation were settled in mid-December.Consequently, the price of emission.. Click…

45Q Implementation on Carbon Capture New Year Wish List

By Great Plains Institute (GPI) By Patrice Lahlum, Program Consultant, Great Plains InstituteThe calendar has turned to 2020 and the carbon capture industry is still waiting on the US Department of the Treasury to release additional guidance on the implementation of the reformed and expanded 45Q credit. February 2020 will mark two years since the…

Expect low oil prices in 2020; tendency toward recession

By Gail Tverberg Energy Forecast for 2020Overall, I expect that oil and other commodity prices will remain low in 2020. These low oil prices will adversely affect oil production and several other parts of the economy. As a result, a strong tendency toward recession can be expected. The extent of recessionary influences will vary from…

Detecting Giant Methane Leaks

By Jacquie Ashmore Authored by Robert Kleinberg Senior Fellow, ISEPrincipal, Presidio Energy TechnologyThe New York Times recently put a spotlight on one of the biggest known methane leaks in recent years, a natural gas well blowout in Ohio that emitted about 120 metric tons of methane an hour for 20 days (Methane Leak, Seen From…

Maine environmental center seeks to model the future with new campus

By ENN Contributor The Ecology School’s new campus will occupy 105 acres of historic farmland along the Saco River. Photo by Ecology School / CourtesyAn environmental education center in southern Maine has broken ground on what it promises will be the most sustainable new construction in the Northeast.The goal, planners said, is to create a…

Brazil: does solar subsidy make sense?

By Rafael Herzberg Brazil: does solar subsidy make sense?This week’s news reports that it was decided to grant a solar power subsidy of almost USD 10 Billion.I propose to consider two approaches. A relative to the validity of allocating this size of resources to privilege a power source. Another as to the specific merit of…

Amply Wants to Make EV Fleet Charging Super Simple

By [email protected] Converting a fleet from fossil-fueled to electric is a lot more complicated than simply buying new vehicles. The electric cars, trucks and buses need carefully scheduled charging to ensure they have sufficient fuel for their duties. And the charging itself must juggle demand charges and time-based rates, which vary from one utility territory…

Can lab-grown food save the planet? | Letters

By Letters Daniel Pryor of the Adam Smith Institute, David E Hanke, Georgina Ferry and Prof Mick Watson respond to an article by George Monbiot claiming that lab-grown food will end farming and save the planetIt’s encouraging to find agreement across the political divide on the potential of new technologies to combat climate change, reduce…

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