Daily Archives: August 4, 2020

FRV’s Goonumbla solar farm completed in NSW, to supply Snowy Hydro

By Sophie Vorrath Goonumbla solar farm near Parkes in New South Wales has been fully completed and is ready to fulfil its PPA with government owned utility Snowy Hydro. The post FRV’s Goonumbla solar farm completed in NSW, to supply Snowy Hydro appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Which electric car is the cheapest to run?

By Bridie Schmidt While many electric car owners couple their EV with a solar system, it’s important to know which is the cheapest to run on grid power. The post Which electric car is the cheapest to run? appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

New offshore wind-powered hydrogen project approved in Germany

By Joshua S Hill Germany backs pilot project which will build a 30MW electrolyser to produce green hydrogen from electricity generated by an offshore wind farm. The post New offshore wind-powered hydrogen project approved in Germany appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

As Amazon deforestation rises, so does the need for urgent action

By EDF Energy Exchange By Breanna LujanDeforestation in the Amazon. iStock.The year 2020 was expected to be a “super year” for global action on climate change. Instead, it’s become an “extraordinary year” for a global community trying to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.Amidst this backdrop, deforestation throughout the Amazon has been rising…

Oil giants want to own only the cheapest, cleanest hydrocarbons

By Stephane Bilodeau BP’s eagerness to sell its Alaskan business reflects a broader shift.According to The Economist, the oil industry faces a basic problem. If the price of Brent crude, the global benchmark, surpassed $100 a barrel, about 90% of the world’s oil could be extracted with a return on capital of at least 10%,…

Putting A Price On Carbon: It Was Hot, Now It’s Not

By Richard Brooks I’ve been tracking resource adequacy initiatives across the nation, focusing primarily on changes to capacity markets. I’ve written about the challenges of carbon pricing that apply solely to wholesale electricity and no other uses of fossil fuels, such as transportation and heating, making electricity more expensive than other options in certain scenarios….

How the US grid can reach 90% clean electricity by 2035

By Fereidoon Sioshansi New report says US can achieve 90% clean electricity mix by 2035 – as opposed to 55% under a business-as-usual scenario – if it follows a set of institutional, market, and regulatory policies. The post How the US grid can reach 90% clean electricity by 2035 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full…

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