Tagged Environment

New light on organic solar cells

Efficient and environmentally friendly solar cells are required for a transition to a fossil-free energy supply. Researchers at have now mapped how energy flows in organic solar cells, something that previously had been unknown. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief

By Fiona Harvey, Matthew Taylor and Damian Carrington Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisisThe world’s leading energy economist has warned against investing in large new oil and gas developments, which would have little impact on the current energy crisis and soaring fuel prices but spell devastation…

How to maintain strong cybersecurity in renewable energy

By Renewable Energy World Contributed by Matthew Cosnek, Manager of Security Solutions, Emerson for the power and water industries The energy landscape is rapidly transforming, fueled by aggressive decarbonization efforts as governments and businesses alike strive to achieve ambitious sustainability goals, including net zero. A December 2021 IEA (International Energy Agency) report titled “Renewables 2021:…

The More Heat Pumps the Merrier

By Jay Stein The number of cities moving to ban natural gas heating in new buildings, and encourage builders to install heat pumps instead, keeps growing. Early leaders include New York and Seattle. In California alone, 54 jurisdictions adopted codes that either restrict natural gas usage or outright require heat pumps in new construction. Following…

California bill would boost low-income community solar + storage projects

By Kelsey Misbrener Advocates for the environment, solar and wind energy, utility ratepayers, and environmental justice cheered the passage of AB 2316 by California’s State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy. The bill would establish a new state program to expand access to renewable energy. It would require at least 51% of the power generated…

Rep. Rapp sponsors legislation on wind, solar energy libailities #PA

By National Wind Watch HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Kathy Rapp aimed at protecting landowners and high-valued farmlands against long-term liabilities associated with wind and solar energy development was reported out of committee on Tuesday. Rapp said House Bill 2104 had advanced out of the House Environmental Resources and Energy committee. The bill addresses…

Yotta Energy receives DOD funding for solar microgrid at Nellis Air Force Base

By Kelly Pickerel Panel-level battery company Yotta Energy announced it has raised an additional $3.5 million, including an investment from inverter partner APsystems, bringing its total Series A investment to $16.5 million. Additionally, the Dept. of Defense’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) awarded Yotta almost $2 million for a solar + storage microgrid at…

Cryptocurrency Impacts the Environment

By Diane Cherry In a nation that’s long been fascinated by rags-to-riches stories, it’s no surprise that we seem captivated by people who are turning bytes to bucks. Cryptocurrency is one of our biggest buzzwords these days. But what is it? Where does it come from? What are governments in the U.S. and worldwide doing…

15 MW Turbines Dominate Brazil’s Offshore Wind Project List

By Adrijana Buljan Majority of offshore wind projects now undergoing licensing process for environmental investigations in Brazil […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Bidirectional Charging Sparks Excitement for EV Owners

By Emily Newton A significant portion of greenhouse gas emissions comes from the transportation sector. In response, eco-consumers are investing in electric vehicles (EVs) to target pollution. Environmental engineers are increasing global infrastructure’s compatibility with EVs by advancing charging technologies. Conventional unidirectional chargers have economic and environmental limitations. In.. Click headline for full article Read…

Top 10 cities for solar in the U.S.— L.A. regains top spot

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Los Angeles once again leads U.S. cities in total installed solar capacity, while Honolulu, Hawaii ranks highest for solar capacity per capita, according to a new report. Environment America released its eighth annual Shining Cities report, which ranks U.S. cities based on total installed solar capacity and capacity per capita….

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