Tagged * The Energy Collective™

Tesla, Inc.

By John Benson I normally post my weekly papers on Tuesday. I only violate this schedule for a short post, my quarterly list updates (last Wednesday) and when a post contains “breaking news”. This is the latter. So this is my normal post for next Tuesday, just a few days early.This paper will contain some…

China Nears Completion of First Commercial Walk-away Safe Nuclear Reactor

By Brian Wang Twin HTR-PM reactors will drive a single 210 MWe turbine in China’s high-temperature pebble bed reactor. This new reactor could eventually be mostly factory mass-produced. The higher temperature will make it about 45% thermal efficiency versus 34-40% efficiency for pressure water reactors. 18 more HTR-PM units are proposed at Shidaowan. * pebble…

The Oil Collapse

By Gerard Reid This is the best analysis I have read about the ongoing crisis in global oil Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

A turning point in energy contracting

By Rafael Herzberg A turning point in energy contractingEnergy buyers – companies and institutions – are realizing that contracting power is way more complex than they had ever imagined!In Brazil, energy is not a commodity. If it were, there would be a standardized contract, such as those for commodities. And everyone would be subject to…

A North Africa – Europe Hydrogen Manifesto

By Charley Rattan Another hydrogen strategy manifesto. This one spanning Europe and North Africa is on an epic scale. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

Solar Energy Research in … Alaska!

By George Roe Alaska is often referred to as the Land of the Midnight Sun. More and more of that sunlight (and at other times of the day) is being harnessed to generate electricity at locations across the state, in scales that range from the kW to the 100’s of kW. Low ambient temperatures and…

A method and apparatus for flattening the global warming curve

By Jim Baird o/a Method and apparatus for loading levelling trapped solar energyLike COVID-19, global warming is an example of what Albert Einstein referred to as the 8th wonder of the world, compound interest, or in the case of warming and viruses, exponential growth.The graph on the left from worldometer shows as of March 29…

All ship shape as consortium charters a course towards ‘green’ fuel

By Marta Ady A Dutch consortium has successfully started an engine test programme on 100% methanol.The Green Maritime Methanol consortium, made up of Dutch shipping providers and professional bodies, has been looking into the application for renewable methanol as a maritime transport fuel since early last year.Green methanol has been touted as a future fuel…

Geologic Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Projects

By John Benson Earlier I posted “Verification of Geologic Greenhouse Gas Sequestration”. This described current techniques for greenhouse gas geologic sequestration, and requirements and techniques for verifying the effectiveness of this process.Whereas the above paper deals seriously with the above-described methods behind the projects, it really doesn’t describe other processes (like site.. Click headline for…

Pandemic Response Should Mobilize Around Low-Carbon Solutions

By The Energy Mix This post by The Energy Mix publisher Mitchell Beer appeared yesterday on Policy Options. Reprinted in full with permission.With the coronavirus pandemic devastating the global economy and pushing world oil prices over a cliff, the federal government has two potential options in dealing with the oil and gas industry. It can…

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