Tagged Climate

Solar powered cars – the hidden mystery

By Markus Dirnbacher By definition, solar-powered cars only run on solar power. However, in most cases, they are powered on partially by the sun and have a complimentary battery under the hood to increase their reach. Ultimately, the term describes battery electric vehicles with solar panels on their roof to charge the battery on the…

America’s largest energy buyers ask federal government to implement zero-carbon energy policies

By Kelsey Misbrener America’s largest energy customers are calling on the federal government to implement strong and specific national policies to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon power sector and expand access to clean energy for customers. “Clean energy presents an unprecedented opportunity to recover after the triple whammy of 2020: pandemic-induced recession, climate calamities,…

Christopher Hanson Named 18th NRC Chairman

By Dan Yurman Christopher Hanson Named NRC Chairman by President Biden— NEI Statement on Appointment of NRC Chair— NEI – Russia and China Are Dominating Nuclear Energy Exports. Can the U.S. Catch Up?Indian 700 MWe PHWR Reactor Connected to the Grid— Western Vendors are Frozen Out of India’s Commercial Nuclear MarketChina / First Concrete Poured…

Energy transition in Latin America: a webinar to discuss challenges of grid interconnection and circular cities

By ENEL Foundation Contributor In light of Latin America’s current path towards energy transition, Enel Américas organized the webinar “Latin America energy transition: challenges of circular cities and regional interconnection” to discuss what will take for the region to achieve a more sustainable energy system.The focus of the event were sustainability, circular economy and Enel…

California secretly struggles with renewables

By David Wojick, Ph.D. California has hooked up a grid battery system that is almost ten times bigger than the previous world record holder, but when it comes to making renewables reliable it is so small it might as well not exist.The new battery array is rated at a storage capacity of 1,200 megawatt hours…

Green New Deal ideologies, fantasies and realities

By Paul Driessen Your life, living standards, country and planet will take a big hit under the Green New Deal Paul Driessen Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and US environmentalists are committed to making climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacement of fossil fuels with wind, solar, battery and biofuel power…

Climate Policy in the Biden Era: It’s Morning in America

By Joel Stronberg A cry for survival comes from the planet itself.A cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clearPresident Joseph R. BidenWhether speaking philosophically of the meaning of democracy and what keeps it strong or specifically of what ails the nation, the differences between Joe Biden and Donald Trump are stark….

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