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Discussing carbon pricing at the UN climate change conference

By ENEL Foundation Contributor Prof. Robert Stavins chairing the Enel Foundation – Harvard Environmental Economics program official Side event at COP 25Last year the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) closed in Poland with a climate package that lay out some important guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and a…

Cost Reduction Practices – when to lock a power deal

By Rafael Herzberg Cost Reduction Practices – when to lock a power dealThe most common way for deregulated energy users to buy energy is to consult the market on the eve of the current contract termination. I developed a method that proved to be very efficient. Monitor the market many months before the end of…

Will the Midwest take advantage of the emerging hydrogen economy?

By ENN Contributor An operator loads a mobile hydrogen refueling vehicle, which refuels forklifts at the Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.California is a leader in the use of hydrogen fuel cells, but experts say they’re also well suited for the Midwest.When Argonne National Laboratory engineer Theodore Krause spoke to Chicago-area elected officials this year…

Defeat for New York AG Is Bad News for Boulder Climate Lawsuit

By Energy in Depth On Tuesday, New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager dealt a devastating blow to the “Exxon Knew” campaign that spells bad news for the activists pursuing climate litigation in Colorado.The New York attorney general’s (NYAG) office attempted to take on ExxonMobil with multiple legal theories starting with the bogus “Exxon Knew”…

TIME’s Person of the Year and Fellow Activists Mislead on Climate

By Energy in Depth pbs.twimg.com/mediaIt’s hard to argue Swedish climate activist Great Thunberg didn’t deserve this week’s TIME Person of the Year honor after starting a multinational movement. But it should also go without argument that the person receiving such a big honor and her fellow activists should have to be straight with the facts…

Don’t Let Gas Provide False Sense of Climate Security

By Sheryl Carter In the midst of our climate crisis, and unprecedented calls for action, 2019 is turning out to be another record year for climate warming greenhouse gas pollution. And we are still not on track to meet our emissions-reduction goals. There is certainly cause for optimism with smarter energy use, renewable energy, and…

Michigan energy task force readies propane report, but questions loom

By ENN Contributor The U.P. Energy Task Force, chaired by Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy Director Liesl Eichler Clark, met Tuesday at Northern Michigan University in Marquette.The Upper Peninsula’s dependence on propane is a factor in the state’s debate over the future of the Line 5 natural gas pipeline.MARQUETTE, Mich. — A…

Nuclear Energy Advanced Reactor New Roundup

By Brian Wang 1. The reactor pressure vessel of the APR-1400 unit 5 of South Korea’s Shin Kori nuclear power plant was installed. The 1340 MWe pressurized water reactor is scheduled to begin commercial operation in March 2023.South Korea is taking just under 6 years to complete the nuclear reactors (2017-2023).2. The US Nuclear Regulatory…

Opinion | Don’t Let China Win the Green Race

By Christopher Neely In this op-ed, John Kerry lays out all the ways China is leading the way in green energy. “They are doing things we’re afraid to do,” Kerry writes. In the most poignant line, he says “China may become the OPEC of the 21st-century energy industry. It’s folly to replace a world order…

Africa talks Smarter Mobility

By ENEL Foundation Contributor Closing session of Smarter Mobility Africa 2019 hosted by Roger Atkins, Founder of EV Outlook, and Ben Pullen, Co-Founder & CEO of Generation.eThe International Energy Agency recently published its African Energy Outlook 2019, exploring the latest trends of the continent’s future energy landscape in a context of rising population, urbanization and…

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