Daily Archives: August 13, 2020

Important Texas Infrastructure Moves Forward

By Energy in Depth As Texas producers look ahead to the future, additional infrastructure – like pipelines – are needed to help facilitate a post-pandemic recovery and help drive important environmental and economic benefits. But proposed projects have faced significant opposition from fringe environmental activists promoting misinformation about the safety and importance of pipelines, and…

Innovative Byproduct-Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Completed

By STAN KAPLAN In addition to the big solutions — solar, wind, batteries, pipeline hydrogen — the future of power will likely also include many niche solutions. Here is an example. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy &…

Upgrade Air Conditioning Filters to Minimize Virus Transmission

By Jay Stein As offices and businesses reopen after being shut down for the coronavirus pandemic, it’s incumbent upon owners and operators to upgrade heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to minimize virus transmission. There are certainly plenty of articles and whitepapers providing advice regarding how to do so. Most of these sources are…

Solar Powered High Altitude Platform System Completes Test

In this test flight, Sunglider, the newly renamed UAS designed for stratospheric telecommunications platforms, reached altitudes higher than those of previous flights and maintained high altitudes for a long duration. Sunglider also successfully passed all test points, including flight speed changes, steep turns, automated flight control in the event of interrupted communications with the Ground…

The Sixty-Seven Percent Solution

By Terry Cooke The TEA Collaboration blog regularly posts on issues relating to U.S.-China clean energy cooperation. ‘The Sixty-Seven Percent Solution” is the latest post from that blog. It provides an overview of the past 12 years of official, Presidential-level cooperation as originally conceived and launched by Hank Paulson, President George W. Bush’s Treasury Secretary….

World Economic Forum – Energies Technologies 2030

By Laurent Segalen Wind and Solar will keep their lead.Predicting the future is not easy, but some predictions are easier than others.The World Economic Forum convened experts from several organizations including IEA, IRENA, BNEF and IHS Markit as well as manufacturers and other energy leaders to agree the 2030 trajectory for wind and solar PV….

The ‘Climatetech’ Hype Cycle: Buy, Sell or Hold?

By [email protected] We’re constantly going through waves of hype in different energy sectors: flexible solar panels, vertical-axis wind, electric planes, vehicle-to-grid, the smart home, blockchain. Some are real, some are not. Some just need to mature. So what phase are we in now? In this episode, Shayle and Stephen are digging into different sectors and…

Efficient low-cost system for producing power at night

Researchers have designed an off-grid, low-cost modular energy source that can efficiently produce power at night. The system uses commercially available technology and could eventually help meet the need for nighttime lighting in urban areas or provide lighting in developing countries. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

DOE promises $20 million in funding for perovskite solar technologies

By Kelly Pickerel The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $20 million in funding to advance perovskite solar photovoltaic technologies. Perovskites are a family of materials with a specific crystal structure, named after the mineral with that structure. When used to create solar cells, they have shown potential for high performance and low production…

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