Daily Archives: February 6, 2020

Commentary: California resource planning needs to step up to the challenge of decarbonizing the grid

By ENN Contributor San Francisco, California, home to the headquarters of the state’s Public Utilities Commission. Photo by King of Hearts / Wikimedia CommonsEd Smeloff is thesenior director ofgrid integration forVote SolarAcross California, electric utilities and community choice aggregators (CCAs) are required to plan far in advance to acquire the resources they will need to…

Education to cope with the “New Normal”

By ENEL Foundation Contributor The World Meteorological Organization has recently announced that 2019 marked the end of the warmest decade in history, flagging July 2019 as the hottest month on record. The global warming trajectory at the end of the second decade of the new millennium confirms the rising trend in temperature started in the…

UK aviation industry commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

By Marta Ady The UK’s aviation industry has announced its commitment to net zero carbon emission by 2050, in a move that has been welcomed by airports and airlines around the country.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, together with aviation industry executives, signed a pledge committing to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050. The move follows…

UPS agrees to purchase renewable natural gas for US fleet

By Marta Ady Logistics provider UPS has signed two multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements, one with Kinetrex Energy and the other with TruStar Energy.The contracts will provide UPS with a combined volume of up to 80 million gallon equivalents (GEs) of RNG over the terms of the agreements.“The use of RNG is a very…

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