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Global wind industry to deploy 1 TW of new capacity through 2030

By Elizabeth Ingram Research firm Wood Mackenzie says it anticipates the global wind power industry will install 1 TW of new capacity between 2021 and 2030. The world set a new record in wind installations in 2020 and saw a number of national and regional targets set for 2030, underscoring the important role of wind…

Energy jobs are key to economic recovery from the pandemic

By Jennifer Runyon Energy workers are paid more, their jobs came back more quickly, and they have greater growth opportunities than almost any other sector, new report finds. Putting people to work in the energy industry will reap more benefits for the U.S. economy than putting people to work in almost any other sector. That’s…

Six Ways Chevron Imperils Climate, Human Rights, & Racial Justice

Kathy Mulvey, Climate accountability campaign director, Kathy Mulvey designs and leads corporate accountability initiatives and campaigns at UCS, conducting research and analysis, engaging corporate targets, building coalitions, and mobilizing experts and supporters.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

Clusters: why the rising interest? Chinwag Podcast

By Charley Rattan Three industrial consortia that will link together to deliver deep reductions in industrial emissions on the east coast of England have been awarded funding as part of the Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge under the UK Research and Innovation’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF).The three bids amount to £229 million in private and public…

5 reasons roofing contractors are moving into solar now The opportunities to diversify business and bring in tons of new revenue are there for the taking.

By SPW By Pete Cleveland, VP of Solar Business, EagleView. Originally published on eagleview.com. Demand for home solar soared in 2020, according to recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BloombergNEF) research, with U.S. residential solar installations jumping 21% in the first seven months of this year compared to the same period in 2019. And in its…

Cheap Batteries Could Soon Make Electric Freight Trucks 50% Cheaper To Own Than Diesel

By Energy Innovation Heavy-duty trucks are an outsized polluter, considered one of transportation’s hardest-to-decarbonize aspects. But new research showing dramatic improvements in battery cost and technology mean zero-emission freight trucks are primed for electrification. This could bring a major clean energy success in the coming decade.The total cost of ownership for electric freight trucks could…

DOE sets aside $20 million for flow battery R&D

By Kelly Pickerel The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $20 million for research and development that will advance the manufacturability of mid-sized flow battery systems. With this funding opportunity, DOE will partner with industry to address technical and manufacturing challenges that have prevented flow battery systems from achieving cost targets and…

Largest “agrivoltaic” research project underway in Colorado

By Jennifer Runyon Today, Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals announced that it supplied its tracker solution for Jack’s Solar Garden, a 1.2-MW community solar farm and the largest agrivoltaic research project in the U.S., located in Boulder County, Colorado. The solar project was designed and built by Namasté Solar. Jack’s sits on…

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