Daily Archives: August 27, 2020

Supercapacitors Usurp Batteries

By [email protected] (Dr Peter Harrop) What do you now purchase by the kilowatt hour? The new supercapacitors replacing batteries. The new IDTechEx report, “Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041”, shows how supercapacitors have started to replace 10% of lithium-ion batteries and help kill lead-acid. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

The COVID-19 / Climate Change Nexus – – – – 10 Key Impacts

By Terry Cooke The COVID-19 pandemic holds lots of lessons for addressing the climate change challenge. Here’s a post covering ten of them: four negative, four positive, and two ‘the jury is still out.’ Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers…

Fossil-free steel project ready for operation

By Charley Rattan The world’s first fossil-free hydrogen-powered steel plant located in northern Sweden will begin operations on Monday 31st August.HYBRIT aims to replace coking coal, traditionally needed for ore-based steelmaking, with hydrogen. The result would be the world’s first fossil-free steel production technology, with virtually no carbon footprint.22 SeptemberThe new hydrogen economy – a…..

Visualizing Haynesville Oil & Gas Production (Through May 2020)

By Enno Peters This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboardThis interactive presentation contains the latest gas…

Where Are All the Non-Wires Alternatives?

By [email protected] Earlier this month, Washington, D.C.-based Pepco became the latest United States utility to seek out non-wires alternatives (NWAs) to address an upcoming constraint on its network. In early August, the Exelon subsidiary called on distributed energy developers and other stakeholders to propose alternatives to installing a fifth transformer at one of its substations….

40-MWh energy storage system to come online in SCE territory in December

By Kelly Pickerel Nonprofit organization Clean Coalition has facilitated the approvals process for a 40-MWh front-of-meter energy storage project for Southern California Edison (SCE). The Vallecito Energy Storage Resilience (VESR) Project in Carpinteria, California, should come online in December 2020. VESR, one of the winners of SCE’s local capacity requirements RFP, was awarded a 20-year…

Powering the planet with hurricane fuel.

By Jim Baird The Smithsonian posed the question, “Can We Capture Energy From a Hurricane?” in a 2016 article subtitled, “Loaded with power, massive storms may be another conduit for renewable energy.”“In terms of energy stored and released, hurricanes pack a huge punch. Your “average” tropical cyclone might release the equivalent of 600 terawatts of…

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