Tagged Carbon

N.Y.’s plan to fast-track renewables could get ‘ugly’ #NY

By National Wind Watch New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to speed up approvals of renewable energy projects is launching the state’s climate ambitions into a new phase that could cause an uproar in rural communities. The legislation, presented as an amendment to the Democratic governor’s budget on Friday, could be a bellwether for officials…

What to expect when you’re expecting electric transportation

While electric vehicles alone may not reduce carbon emissions, a new study reveals that when electric vehicles are powered with renewable energy and coupled with carbon policy strategies, they can help combat climate change without sacrificing economic growth. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

KiloVault releases line of pure-lead-carbon AGM batteries

By Kelly Pickerel Massachusetts-based KiloVault this week unveiled its new PLC series​ of pure lead carbon, sealed AGM, deep cycle batteries. Designed for optimum performance in Partial State of Charge (PSoC) applications, the PLC series is ideal for residential or light commercial off-grid, backup or self-consumption applications. PLC batteries use a specially formulated carbon additive…

Teck Gives Up on Frontier Tar Sands/Oil Sands Mine

By The Energy Mix Twitter In a bombshell announcement yesterday evening, Vancouver-based Teck Resources has withdrawn the application for its C$20.6-billion Frontier tar sands/oil sands mine in northern Alberta, less than a week before the federal cabinet was due to accept or reject the contentious and carbon-intensive project.“Global capital markets are changing rapidly, and investors…

LNG Outlook: Robust Demand, Supply Driving a Lower Carbon Future

By Energy in Depth Global natural gas demand, increased supplies from U.S. producers, and investments in LNG capacity will continue to grow and generate additional environmental benefits, the recently released Shell LNG Outlook 2020 reports.The company’s fourth annual LNG outlook highlights key industry trends from the previous year and lays out LNG expectations spanning the…

Can We Address Emissions Using The Pareto Principal?

By Ron Miller Finding solutions to Planet Earth’s emission problem seems to have forgotten the Pareto principle, i.e. the 80/20 rule. While China and India are two of those countries in the 20% causing part of the 80% of global emissions, the world appears to focus on solutions from the 80% of countries causing 20%…

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