Daily Archives: February 26, 2020

Wind turbines completed at ground-breaking W.A. gold mine microgrid

By Sophie Vorrath Five wind turbines installed at Angew gold mine in W.A. – Australia’s first mining sector project to use wind power as part of a large hybrid renewable microgid. The post Wind turbines completed at ground-breaking W.A. gold mine microgrid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Will the Green New Deal Become the Green New Democratic Party?

By Joel Stronberg History will recall that 2020 was the year climate issues finally mattered enough to voters to guide their hands when it came time to mark their ballots. Will history also record that the 2020 election resulted in the break-up of the Democratic party and that an underlying cause of the separation was…

In Massachusetts, students step up to pressure schools on renewable energy

By ENN Contributor Student climate activists and supporters gather at the Massachusetts State Capitol in praise of a plan to transition the state to 100% renewable energy. Photo by MassPIRG / CourtesyAs momentum grows in Massachusetts for greater adoption of renewable energy, student activists are playing an increasingly vital role in the movement.Student groups on…

Petrosaurus Rex vs. Reality: Teck Mine Defeated by Low Price of Oil

By The Energy Mix Twitter Paleontology tells us the most fearsome Jurassic-era predators had no outer ears, and depended on a narrow range of sub-sonic vibrations to detect other earless, large, lumbering dinosaurs they could rip to shreds and render into raw-meat power lunches. They are now, of course, ancient history. In their place, evolution…

Fact Sheet: Endangered Species Act in Texas

By Energy in Depth There is a long history of activists in Texas of abusing the Endangered Species Act (ESA), using it as their primary tool in frivolous lawsuits, often times with little benefit for species – often to the detriment of the animals and plants they claim to be aiding.But, as EID’s latest fact…

An Avangrid Yieldco? CEO Says ‘Maybe’

By [email protected] After years of lackluster growth, renewable energy yieldco stocks recovered in dramatic fashion in 2019 — and Avangrid, one of the largest U.S. renewables operators, is paying close attention. Avangrid is open to the idea of launching its own separately listed yieldco company to house its huge portfolio of wind farms, CEO James…

Energy: 5 important facts

By Rafael Herzberg Energy: 5 important facts Liquefied natural gasPrices have dropped sharply in recent years Electric vehiclesIt has been exponentially increasing its market penetration Solar and windThese are two sources that have gained great importance in power matrices India and ChinaThey showed great development in the energy sector Energy efficiency in buildingsIt is a…

Perovskite/CIGS stacked solar cell reaches 25% efficiency in imec testing

By Kelly Pickerel Scientists from Hasselt University (Belgium), imec, VITO, EnergyVille and international partners within the PERCISTAND consortium have become the first to achieve an energy efficiency of 25% with a thin-film solar cell. This advancement shows that thin-film solar can generate as much energy as a traditional silicon solar cell. “We’ve achieved an energy…

Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced as keynote speaker for Energy Storage Association conference

By Kelly Pickerel The U.S. Energy Storage Association announced today that Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle will bes keynote speakers at #ESACon20, the nation’s premier educational and networking event for energy storage. The U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) recently launched the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, a comprehensive program to…

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