Daily Archives: June 22, 2022

Clean Energy Regulator mulls carbon offsets for mining waste and carbonates

By Michael Mazengarb One of Australia’s largest resources companies could soon be claiming carbon offsets for greenhouse gas emissions captured by waste products from its mining operations. The AFR reports that the Clean Energy Regulator is considering the introduction of a new carbon offset methodology under the Emissions Reduction Fund that would recognise the storage…

Gippsland set to be named as Australia’s first offshore wind zone

By Michael Mazengarb Victoria’s Gippsland coast could soon host to Australia’s first offshore wind projects and named the first ‘special region’ by the Albanese government. The post Gippsland set to be named as Australia’s first offshore wind zone appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

How the flying fuel cell works

By Charley Rattan MTU is working on a revolutionary propulsion concept, the FFC, which aims to achieve virtually emissions-free flight through complete electrification of the powertrain. The core of the system is the fuel cell stacks. The electrochemical conversion of hydrogen into electricity is highly efficient. Moreover, the electrochemical reaction takes place under considerably cooler…

Visualizing Permian Oil & Gas Production (Through March 2022)

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 the blog to explore the full interactive dashboard This interactive presentation contains the latest…

Dominion Energy launches rooftop solar service in Virginia

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Utilities have been criticized for delaying or preventing the uptake of distributed energy resources, like rooftop solar, that could upend the century-old electricity distribution model. Dominion Energy, however, is bringing residential rooftop solar services in-house for customers in Virginia. BrightSuite, a Dominion Energy company, has launched a full-service rooftop solar…

Nebraska’s largest PV project is a community solar system

By Billy Ludt Construction is completed on an 8.5-MW solar + storage system in Norfolk, Nebraska, which is currently the largest PV project in the state. Additionally, this is the first large-scale battery storage system paired with solar on Nebraska Public Power District’s network. The solar + storage project was developed and is operated by…

NC Supreme Court rules that HOAs cannot deny homeowners from installing solar

By Kelly Pickerel Last week, the Supreme Court of North Carolina issued an order in a case between a Wake County homeowner and their homeowner’s association (HOA) affirming state law that protects homeowners’ right to install rooftop solar. The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, submitted a friend-of-the-court brief…

Native culture nonprofit offsets energy costs with 20-kW solar array

By Billy Ludt Nibezun, a Native-led nonprofit that seeks to revitalize and preserve Wabanaki culture, welcomed a new solar array and heat pump system to deliver sustainable electricity and heat to its facilities. Partnering with Everybody Solar, nearly $60,000 was raised from foundations and individual donors, to install the solar array and heat pump system,…

North Carolina high court sides with rooftop solar owner over HOA

By Renewable Energy World By Elizabeth Ouzts, Energy News Network The 4-3, bipartisan ruling could impact thousands of developments statewide. “It opens the door to a good chunk of people” who may have previously been denied approval for solar projects, one installer said. In a case that could impact thousands of planned developments across North…

Refreshed 2023 Nissan LEAF priced at $27,800

By Blagojce Krivevski For more than a decade, Nissan LEAF has represented all-electric mobility for the mass market, offering innovative technology and great value. The 2023 LEAF is now on sale nationwide, featuring an updated design and a simplified lineup. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) start at $27,800 and qualified purchasers may be eligible for…

Clarifying the Terminology Around Emissions Reductions

By Joyce Bone It seems that nearly every day, a company is making some type of claim with respect to its carbon emissions. Some state that they intend to be “net-zero” by a certain date, while others shoot for being “carbon neutral.” Still, others are staking out positions to become “carbon negative” or becoming “24/7…

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