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Geothermal energy and the revival of a forgotten renewable

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Fervo Energy co-founder and CEO Tim Latimer joined the Texas Power Podcast with Doug Lewin to discuss a hoped-for resurgence in the geothermal energy industry. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Tim Latimer was working as a drilling engineer in South Texas when he couldn’t shake a newfound curiosity. Latimer…

Taking on solar’s cybersecurity challenges

By Renewable Energy World Contributed by Guohui Yuan, Systems Integration Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office Solar generation could provide nearly half of the nation’s electricity supply by 2050. Those solar power plants, including the power electronic devices that communicate with utility control and automation systems, could pose significant cybersecurity challenges…

Carbon Capture Technology Expo Europe 2023

By [Energy Central] Richard Green Advancing The Transition To Negative Carbon Emissions Since the beginning of the industrial era, carbon dioxide levels in the Earth’s atmosphere have increased significantly. Tackling climate change is one the biggest global challenges that requires immediate action and many industrial sectors are now looking to new technology to help meet…

ACORE encourages diversity in domestic solar manufacturing buildout

By Kelsey Misbrener As the U.S. renewable energy economy expands, intentional commitments for equitable economic and workforce development will be critical to achieving the nation’s just transition objectives and building a diverse domestic manufacturing supply chain. A report released by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and BW Research Partnership identifies existing minority- and…

Chevron looks to Nevada for a geothermal energy opportunity

By Renewable Energy World Oil major Chevron has plans to turn its drilling expertise to geothermal energy appliations. Chevron New Energies business and Sweden-based Baseload Capital announced a joint venture to develop geothermal projects in the United States, with an initial project slated for Weepah Hills, Nevada. The companies said they will pursue development opportunities…

BMW is now building small-series of iX5 Hydrogen model

By Blagojce Krivevski The BMW Group is commencing production of its BMW iX5 Hydrogen model. Manufacture of the small-series hydrogen-powered vehicle is taking place in the pilot plant at its Munich Research and Innovation Centre (FIZ). The BMW iX5 Hydrogen has already completed an intensive programme of testing under demanding conditions during the development phase…

Buzz around zinc ion batteries may be overstated, researchers say

By Renewable Energy World A recent study by Canadian and U.S.-based researchers suggests that zinc-ion battery chemistry for grid-scale energy storage may face more challenges than is widely believed. Aqueous zinc ion battery (AZIB) chemistry has been identified as a promising technology for grid storage based on its use of zinc, a key sustainable metal,…

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