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Big News for Nuclear Energy in Small Packages

By Dan Yurman Netherlands Looks to SMRs for Green Energy PolicyFinland SMR Project Aims to Build Them for District Heating and ExportMicro-Reactor Startup Radiant Raises $1.2M in Angel FundingX-energy Signs Agreement with Hatch to Promote Canadian SMR DevelopmentOther Nuclear NewsJapan / Regulator Says Tepco is Ready To Operate Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Power StationEnergy Department Green…

Brazilian power sector: what’s missing?

By Rafael Herzberg Brazilian power sector: what’s missing?Why have we been a laggard (BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) for years with regard to the equivalent cost in USD/MWh?My guess has to do with the systematic lack of dealing with issues with a beginning, middle and an end.Our tradition is to open…

RIP ISO-NE Chief Technologist Eugene Litvinov

By Richard Brooks I’m very sad to report the passing of my dear friend and mentor, Eugene Litvinov on Friday 9/25. Eugene was a driving force in the Energy industry, recognized by his peers for his contributions – as evidenced by his appointment to the NAE. He was a great boss, a valued mentor and…

DOE CESER to Commit $12 Million for Collaborative Development of Cybersecurity Solutions for Distribution and Municipal Utility Companies

By Richard Brooks In September 2020, the Department of Energy’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) announced cooperative agreements totaling $12 million over a three-year period to develop and deploy cyber and cyber-physical solutions for distribution and municipal utilities. As part of a congressionally directed initiative, CESER will partner with the American…

Energy Use And Climate Impacts Of Scaling Up Biofuels and Bioenergy

By Energy Innovation In late August, the Biden-Harris campaign came out with its strongest endorsement to date of ethanol and other biofuels, as Biden publicly criticized the Trump administration’s escalation of waivers exempting oil refineries from requirements to blend biofuels into their fuels. Political pressure over biofuel requirements have escalated in recent months as profit…

The Trouble with Carbon Pricing

By Richard Brooks This report has a very high signal/noise ratio – objective and credible findings. This is definitely a case where economic theory on carbon pricing has no resemblance to the real world. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers…

Chapter 4: Implementing a Decarbonisation Strategy | Net Zero Carbon

By Alfa Energy Group Responsibility for the success of emissions reduction is broad, and it involves an entire organisation.The previous 3 chapters and guides on Net Zero Carbon introduced an understanding of business decarbonisation in the face of the UK’s 2050 net zero emissions target and how to go about establishing a strategy compliant with…

How to Reboot the US Clean Energy Industry

By [email protected] Before the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans worked in clean energy than there were schoolteachers in the country. Today, the booming clean-energy sector is coping with hundreds of thousands of job losses as a result of the ongoing coronavirus recession. While some companies have continued to grow, others have taken a big hit. What…

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