Tagged Tidal

Stanford’s Sustainable “Smart Campus” – What Utilities & Cities Can Learn | WE3 | Join The Movement

By Lincoln Bleveans Across the world, community by community, people are building systems and societies we need to reverse the tide of catastrophic climate change with economically prosperous and equitable community-wide and industry solutions. Join veteran of the global electric power industry, Lincoln Bleveans, Stanford Universities Executive Director of Sustainability & Energy Management, as he…

The green comeback of public transport

By FORESIGHT Contributor The public transport sector has been hit hard by the covid-19 crisis. Since climate change is not taking a break, electrification must be at the centre of a green recovery. Smart depots will play a crucial role in transforming the face of urban transport, says Monique Mertins at Siemens Smart InfrastructureThe second…

2020 tipped the balance for British renewable energy

By Jemma King Annual figures show that renewable supply outpaced fossil fuels for the first time. New research by Drax Electric Insights shows that the UK broke all records last year for renewable energy consumption. 42% of all energy used across the country through 2020 came from wind, solar, tidal and hydro. Conversely, energy produced…

How to Decarbonize Natural Gas

By [email protected] Last summer a record-setting heat wave in California caused rolling blackouts throughout the state. This week, a record-setting freeze knocked out power for millions of people in Texas and the Midwest. It’s too early for a postmortem on what happened, but we know that the cold affected all fuel sources, and most of…

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors contribute to DOE hydropower research

By Renewable Energy World Two professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are contributing research to the Submarine Hydrokinetic and Riverine Kilo-megawatt Systems (SHARKS) program of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) project. This project aims to speed up the process of making hydrokinetic turbine designs for tidal and riverine currents…

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