Daily Archives: July 28, 2020

Why Coal Lost—and Can It Recover?

By STAN KAPLAN The problem for coal power is not a war on coal, but the cost of coal-fired power generation. Coal generation is too expensive compared to modern combined cycle plants burning fracked natural gas. Can this situation change? In summary, short of government intervention to support the industry, the era of coal-fired generation…

If You Build It They Will Plug In: New York Jumpstarts its Electric Vehicle Market with Comprehensive “Make-Ready” Order

By Daniel Spitzer On July 16, 2020, the New York Public Service Commission (“Commission”) authorized more than $700 million in funding so the state’s utilities and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (“NYSERDA”) can implement a wide range of incentives and measures galvanizing the State’s burgeoning electric vehicle (“EV”) market. With.. Click…

Gas lobby’s leaked power grab for post Covid subsidies sparks outrage

By Michael Mazengarb Environmental groups slam leaked findings of Morrison government’s National Covid-19 Commission, which has, unsurprisingly, called for massive subsidies for gas industry and the weakening of environmental oversight. The post Gas lobby’s leaked power grab for post Covid subsidies sparks outrage appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Sun Cable’s massive 10GW solar export plan awarded Major Project status

By Sophie Vorrath Sun Cable’s plans to build world’s largest dispatchable solar and battery power stations, and world’s largest subsea transmission link, put on fast-track by federal government. The post Sun Cable’s massive 10GW solar export plan awarded Major Project status appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Electric energy: which metrics matter?

By Rafael Herzberg Electric energy: which metrics matter?Achieving and maintaining competitive results regarding power contracting and its use require robust references.After all, how to qualify the results if they are not referred to metrics (called kpi – key performance indicators)?The question that gives title to this post arises because in most companies and institutions –…

Green Motion and Pipistrel Partner on Charging for Electric Planes

Green Motion and Pipistrel are announcing a game-changing partnership to develop a universal, future-proof, environmentally friendly, turnkey charging technology for electric airplanes. This new charging infrastructure will be in line with approvals of EASA, European Union Aviation Safety Agency. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Hornsdale triples battery storage revenue, but FCAS market shrinks

By Giles Parkinson The Tesla big battery at Hornsdale drove a tripling of storage revenues in first half, but the network services revenue is looking less favourable. The post Hornsdale triples battery storage revenue, but FCAS market shrinks appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

McKinstry to install four solar arrays in western Arkansas

By Kelly Pickerel National construction firm McKinstry will build four new solar systems for municipalities in western Arkansas. The solar arrays should generate more than 6 million kWh of energy each year, saving close to $350,000 in utility costs for Sebastian County, Miller County, and the City of Nashville, Arkansas. “McKinstry is committed to helping…

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