Tagged Emissions

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

By Renewable Energy World By Erin Murphy and Christie Hicks, EDF As the United States moves toward decarbonization, cities and states must use all means available to reduce climate pollution, and natural gas utilities should be at the forefront of this rapid energy transition. Gas utilities are the subject of increasing scrutiny because plans to…

Study: Synthetic fuels cost more money and cause more CO2 emissions vs. batteries

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) As buzz around synthetic fuels builds, the Europe-focused environmental group Transport & Environment (T&E) cautions that vehicles burning these supposedly greener fuels may cause more carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions than battery-powered vehicles, and cost more as well. That’s the conclusion T&E voiced in a position paper asking… Read Full Article Here For…

Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says; Senate Reinstates Obama-Era Controls on Climate-Warming Methane

By Mark Silverstone An upcoming UN report will finally declare the urgent need to reduce methane emissions. It “…is expected to be published next month by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the United Nations Environment Programme.” “It follows new data that showed that both carbon dioxide and methane levels in the atmosphere reached…

Joe Biden’s Green New Steel

By Jay Stein Do you want more wind turbines, electric vehicles, and heat pumps? Then you also want more steel, but not just any steel: green steel. Check out my latest article to learn more about new green steel manufacturing technologies with virtually no carbon emissions. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here…

Duke Energy plans to triple renewable energy generation by 2030

By Kelsey Misbrener By the end of this decade, renewables will make up a large portion of Duke Energy’s generation mix as the utility looks to triple the amount of renewable energy it produces from company power plants and dramatically reduce carbon emissions. This information was spelled out today in Duke Energy’s 15th Sustainability Report,…

Renewable-energy based microgrid in Patagonia to use iron flow battery

By Renewable Energy World Long-duration iron flow battery manufacturer ESS Inc announced a new contract with Chilean utility, Edelaysen, a GRUPO SAESA company, to provide a flow battery system to support a renewable energy-based microgrid in Chile. Edelaysen will deploy ESS Inc.’s 300-kW/2-MWh Energy Warehouse, integrated with renewable resources in a microgrid system in the…

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