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Can Venture Capital Make America Do Tough Things Again?

By [email protected] Venture capital is an effective source of money for scaling companies quickly. But what if your company needs 15 years to prove itself? That’s the time horizon for many “tough tech” companies in energy that are developing new semiconductors, industrial processes, chemical production methods and long-duration storage innovations. The first cleantech bubble showed…

Coal power takes dive in September, as renewables hit new record

By Tristan Edis & Sarah Morton September’s generation data marks noticeable turning point for National Electricity Market. Wind and solar push coal to lowest levels since carbon price. The post Coal power takes dive in September, as renewables hit new record appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Wind driving UK renewables generation

Renewables will soon provide the largest share of the UK’s electricity generation mix, according to official figures, with the growth in wind — lately in offshore — driving the sector to a tipping point. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

US energy reliability gone with the wind #TX #USA

By National Wind Watch It is too often assumed that making maximum use of renewables is the answer to addressing environmental goals. So easy is it to buy into this assumption that intermittent wind power is pulling ahead of coal in Texas. Energy analysts forecast that wind turbines in Texas will generate about 87,000 megawatt-hours…

Energy efficiency: lessons learned (consultant prospective)

By Rafael Herzberg Energy efficiency: lessons learned (from a consultant prospective)The market is blessed with a robust list of energy related solutions: Monitoring consumption online Retrofitting (lighting, motors & drives, thermal insulation, etc., etc.) Cost arbitrage (electric power, gas, biomass, etc.) On-site generation and cogeneration Off-site power.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article…

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