Daily Archives: June 29, 2020

AGL to offer customers carbon neutral options, but coal generators to stay

By Michael Mazengarb AGL, the country’s biggest emitter, to offer customers carbon neutral options on all energy products, but won’t fast-track the closure of its coal generators. The post AGL to offer customers carbon neutral options, but coal generators to stay appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) can be a clean, sustainable and profitable alternative to coal-fired combined heat & power (CHP) plants for district heating in Poland

By Arjun Flora Waste heat recovered from local industry and wastewater in southern Poland can compete with fossil fuel plants to supply affordable heating for local buildings through district heating networks, providing cleaner air and attractive financial returns for investors, according to a recent IEEFA study.Three-quarters of all heat for district heating supplied in Poland…

House Democrats’ Infrastructure Package: A clean energy primer

By CEBN Contributor House Democrats unveiled their $1.5T infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act, on Monday, June 22, 2020. The bill includes funding for federal highway and transit programs ($500B), broadband ($100B), low-income schools ($100B), public housing ($100B), and hospitals ($30B). It also targets the clean energy sector through $70B in funding for clean energy…

VW factory produces last ever combustion engine car, shifts to EVs only

By Sophie Vorrath Volkswagen’s Zwickau factory produces its last ever combustion engine vehicle, closing a 116-year chapter on fossil-fuelled cars and switching to EV production, only. The post VW factory produces last ever combustion engine car, shifts to EVs only appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Energy: What can we do to become competitive?

By Rafael Herzberg Energy: What can we do to become competitive? Brazil is at the bottom of the market (emerging countries) when comparing energy costs in USD/kWh.How to change this situation?This has been so for quite a long time. It is a “state policy” – if I may be allowed a certain irony!I insist: in…

Utility solar may be low cost, but it is even lower value

By David Leitch The biggest problem facing utility-scale solar is that it has to compete with rooftop solar. Reverse auctions could be a solution, and so could storage. The post Utility solar may be low cost, but it is even lower value appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

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