Daily Archives: December 4, 2020

Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Opens Small Business Funding Program

By Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN) The Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) funds early-stage research and development. SETO has just announced the topics for its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding program. The opportunity encourages American small businesses to engage in innovative research and development. There…

5 ways “CNG/LNG Vehicle Leasing Companies” can help drive “NGV” adoption in Africa – Megathos Law Practice

By Olufola Wusu Snowballing Subsidy Payments about to Gas out?Reuters reported that “Nigeria’s gasoline prices had been kept artificially low at 145 naira ($0.48) per litre. A study supported by the British government estimated Nigeria spent 10 trillion naira ($32.63 billion) on subsidies from 2006 to 2018, more than the individual budgets for health, education…

The potential of artificial intelligence to combat climate change

By Alfa Energy Group A recent study of has shown that almost 50% of surveyed businesses in large industries reduced their GHG emissions and improved efficiency through the use of artificial intelligence.The use of AI can improve energy efficiency, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and optimisation, and it could potentially help businesses fulfil around 45%…

Moody’s gives US utility issuers a transition risk wake-up call

By Richard Brooks This has been brewing for awhile. I’m expecting the credit rating agencies will also, soon, include a Utility Companies cybersecurity practices to the formula determining credit rating risks. This has been talked about for awhile too. I wouldn’t be surprised to see cyber-insurers asking for proof showing that cybersecurity controls are being…

Renewable energy incentives run out in central and southern Illinois

By Kelsey Misbrener The Illinois Power Agency today announced the close of state renewable energy incentives for residents in central and southern Illinois. With funding expected to disappear in northern Illinois in coming days, Illinois’ renewable energy program will abruptly end before the end of this year. The end of incentives will immediately impact the…

The changing state of retiring solar panels

By Sponsored Content By Mr. Dwight Clark, Chief Compliance Officer On Jan. 1, California will be the first state in the nation to add hazardous waste solar panels to its universal waste program, a move intended to promote solar panel recycling and reuse and to keep them out of landfills. This reclassification will have significant…

OPEC Agrees to Increase Output Gradually During 2021

By Alfa Energy Group Yesterday, the 180th OPEC Conference & 12th OPEC and Non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting took place, and OPEC has agreed to gradually increase output during 2021.With the pandemic having an effect on demand and the world turning towards carbon neutrality by 2050, there will need to be a dramatic reduction in the use…

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