Tagged Environment

Great Britain’s electricity system has greenest day ever over Easter

By Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent Sun and wind generated 60% of all electricity on Monday, data showsGreat Britain’s electricity system recorded its greenest ever day over the Easter bank holiday as sunshine and windy weather led to a surge in renewable energy.The power plants generating electricity in England, Scotland and Wales produced only 39g of…

Hydrogen—When Free Isn’t Cheap Enough

By Charles Botsford, PE If you’re an electric utility executive, government policy maker, or environmentalist, what do you do with power generated from wind, solar, nuclear, or hydro? [1-4]Make electricity. Don’t buy into the expensive idea that hydrogen can serve as the global energy storage medium of the future.Hydrogen is great…for hydrocracking, hydro-desulfurization, hydrogenation, making…

Ecolabel for renewable electricity

By Percy Shum The Strategic Design of an Eco-label for Renewable ElectricityBy Kwok L Shum April 2nd 2021What is an eco-label? An eco-label certifies and identifies products or services proven environmentally preferable overall, within a specific product or service category. The roots of eco-label are found in the growing global concern for environmental protection on…

Carbon-neutral ‘biofuel’ from lakes

Lakes store huge amounts of methane. In a new study, environmental scientists offer suggestions for how it can be extracted and used as an energy source in the form of methanol. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

“Unacceptable impacts:” AGL’s Crib Point gas import terminal rejected

By Sophie Vorrath AGL Energy’s plan to build gas import terminal and reprocessing plant in Victoria’s Western Port rejected due to “clear” and “unacceptable” environmental impacts. The post “Unacceptable impacts:” AGL’s Crib Point gas import terminal rejected appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

New Senate legislation would create temporary direct pay option for solar ITC

By Kelsey Misbrener U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) and senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, along with U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), introduced legislation on March 25 that would help the clean energy industry create good-paying jobs and recover from the…

Can Fuel-Cell Technology Clean the Air?

By Jane Marsh The automotive industry periodically attempts to reduce its environmental impact. Cars with combustion engines are less expensive but release harmful emissions. Electric vehicles are environmentally friendly but not yet completely practical.The third option is to pursue an entirely different dynamic. Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles go above and beyond standard energy, as they…

Women in Clean Energy

By Elle Carberry Hi Audra – taking up your ‘ask’. My story as a woman in clean energy starts when working for a Boston-based environmental tech co that went bankrupt in ~1995; and later returning to the industry in 2008 when working and raising my family in Beijing, China and realizing I could no longer…

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