Tagged Sustainable

56. How to decarbonise Aviation? – Redefining Energy podcast

By Laurent Segalen The future of Sustainable Aviation is a very hot topic, but there are currently more questions than answers: How much of the aviation can be electrified? Will innovation come from start-ups teaming up with VCs or large OEMs? What new systems will have to be designed and certified? Is Hydrogen a solution…

Environmental Impact of Electric vs. Gas for Home Heating

By Jane Marsh President Biden recently enhanced the nation’s sustainability goals. He assigned trillions of funding dollars to the clean energy sector, increasing the eco-friendliness of America’s infrastructure. We can utilize technological advancements and sustainable practices to decrease our adverse environmental effects. Transitioning away from fossil fuel reliant energy.. Click headline for full article Read…

American Electric Power, Sempra launch sustainable finance frameworks

By John Engel American Electric Power – operator of the nation’s largest electricity transmission system – announced on Monday the launch of a Sustainable Finance Framework (SFF) to support the funding of social and environmental projects. San Diego-based energy infrastructure giant Sempra announced a similar SFF last week. By issuing bonds, loans, or other financial…

DOE, NJBPU release resilient microgrid planning resource for local governments

By Kelsey Misbrener The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Center for Resilient Design announces the launch of microgrids.io, a web-based resource focused on planning and developing sustainable, resilient local government microgrids locally and nationally. Local government microgrids, also known as “town center” microgrids, distribute energy to a cluster of physically separated facilities, such as those…

Wind farm operator appeals court order restraining its operation #IRL

By National Wind Watch The developers of a wind farm in west Waterford have successfully appealed a High Court order restraining its operations while they seek to regularise the planning status of wind turbines whose design had been altered from the original grant of planning permission. In the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle…

Solar-powered microbes to feed the world?

An international research team has shown that using solar-panels to produce microbial protein — which is rich not just in proteins but also in other nutrients — is more sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly than growing conventional crops. This method uses solar energy, land, nutrients, and carbon dioxide from the air. Read Full Article Here…

Baby Steps Move us forward when Walking on Air

By John Benson One of the toughest challenges in moving to GHG-free mobility will be long-haul aviation. Initially we may need to be satisfied with “lower GHG”, and offset the remaining GHG. This post will be on a program that GE Aviation and Safran are creating to produce more sustainable aviation. It should be noted…

Green bunker hub future planned for Bornholm – ShipInsight

By Charley Rattan An international consortium will work to make the Danish isle Bornholm a green bunker hub in the Baltic Sea, where ships can refuel with sustainable fuels in the future. https://www.charleyrattan.com/offshore-wind-hydrogen-and-island-economies/ Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on…

SunPower partners with Wallbox to offer EV chargers during solar installs

By Kelsey Misbrener SunPower announced it is teaming up with Wallbox to make the switch to an electric lifestyle more convenient, affordable and sustainable. Through the strategic alliance, new SunPower customers can opt to install a Wallbox home EV charger at the same time as their solar and/or storage system installation. SunPower will also act…

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