Daily Archives: May 28, 2020

Heading for Hydrogen

By Mark Silverstone Hydrogen central to oil and gas industry decarbonization as…”Blue hydrogen” is produced from fossil fuels (typically natural gas, but also coal). But it depends on CCS. So: Without CCS, there is no Blue Hydrogen. It is always difficult to tell if the Oil&Gas industries are serious about using their capital and their…

Solar Energy Farms Offer Second Life for Electric Vehicle Batteries

As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries whose performance is no longer sufficient for vehicles that need reliable acceleration and range. But a new study shows that these batteries could still have a useful and profitable second life as backup storage for grid-scale solar photovoltaic…

First Full Electric Aircraft Refueller Transporter

Gaussin and Total are jointly developing the world’s first full electric aircraft refuelled transporter. Planned for the Airbus industrial site in Toulouse, this prototype will be capable of towing two fuel tankers, with a fuel capacity of 30 tons each. Delivery is expected at the end of 2020. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Why clean hydrogen can be part of the just transition

By FORESIGHT Contributor In an EU that aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, production of green hydrogen can be a new job creating industry, argues Tjisse Stelpstra, Member of the Council of the Province of Drenthe in the Northern Netherlands, providing an economic boost for regions like his and Europe as a whole. The…

Kentucky gets another 100 MW of solar, this time with Community Energy

By Kelly Pickerel Community Energy today announced a deal with Big Rivers Electric Corporation creating 100 MW of new solar power in western Kentucky. Under two 20-year PPAs, Big Rivers will buy 100% of the output of two new solar farms under development by Community Energy. Located in McCracken County and Meade County, these facilities…

Excelsior Energy, Unico Solar partner on 250-MW solar project pipeline

By Billy Ludt Excelsior Energy Capital, an independent North American renewable energy investor, and Unico Solar Investors, a solar energy systems developer and investor, are closing on a long-term programmatic joint-venture partnership to build, own and operate a 250-MW pipeline of commercial and industrial solar projects located across North America. Unico Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary…

CCS: Carbon Capture and Storage

By Charley Rattan CCS: Carbon Capture and StorageLike another topic we’ve discussed before, hydrogen, CCS is not new to the world. But, like hydrogen, it has had false dawns in the past, is back in the minds of industry now – and is on the hunt for policy support in order to progress. So it…

Γιατί λένε «όχι» στις ανεμογεννήτριες [saying “no” in Greece] #GRC

By National Wind Watch Γιατί δεκάδες τοπικές κοινωνίες, περιβαλλοντικές οργανώσεις, τοπικοί φορείς και συλλογικότητες ανά τη χώρα έχουν ξεσηκωθεί για τις ανεμογεννήτριες, μέσα και παρά τη δίνη της πανδημίας και των επιπτώσεών της; Δεν είναι η αιολική ενέργεια μια εναλλακτική ανανεώσιμη πηγή ενέργειας που λειτουργεί προς όφελος του φυσικού περιβάλλοντος και άρα της ζωής; Γιατί…

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