Opinion: What the gas crisis tells us

A Greener Life

It is prompted in large part by low gas storage capacity, the COVID-19 pandemic, a power plant coming offline and low wind speeds responsible for a downturn in wind power output. Photo credit: Getty Images. By Anders Lorenzen.

France is late on its energy transition

Edouard Stenger

The graphs below, using official data , show the added capacities for solar and wind since 2008. GW of wind capacity in September 2016, which produced 21 TWh in 2015. Wind power currently employs a little less than 15,000 people.

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IEA Unveils Ambitious Path to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Yale E360

Renewable Energy Efforts Highlighted in Draft Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Louisiana

The Energy Law Blog

Support the safe and equitable deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) for high-intensity and hard-to-abate emissions: Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is a suite of technologies that can play a significant role in GHG emission reduction.

The Port of Hamburg could become Europe’s largest green hydrogen project

A Greener Life

As both a symbol and signal of the energy transition, it will be constructed on the site of the former Moorburg coal-fired power plant. The companies are exploring how to produce the hydrogen from wind and solar at the site and utilise it. The Port of Hamburg.

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Oil majors are eying up renewable energy projects

A Greener Life

Research from Global Data, an analytical firm, shows that BP, Total and Shell are working actively to restructure their businesses and infrastructure to add renewable power projects in their portfolio. A significant portion of this will be fulfilled by renewable power generation.

Towards Optimal Climate Policy, Part II

Legal Planet

That in turn increases the political support for decarbonization policy, since powerful actors now have positive incentives to support it. Technological innovation.

What could we do with $120 billion to protect the ocean and fight climate change?

Ocean Conservancy

This February, an extreme freeze in Texas left millions without power, took over 200 lives and caused dead fish to wash up along Texas shorelines. The Power of Making Smart Investments. Offshore wind power is a key ocean-based climate solution that we need to invest in.

Circle of Blue - Untitled Article

Circle of Blue

Hydropower generation across California and the American West has declined in this extremely dry year, meaning that electricity providers will lean more heavily on natural gas, solar, and wind power. The market for this technology is still nascent in the U.S. Transcript.

Who Can’t Get No Respect? Rodney Dangerfield and Offshore Wind Energy

Acoel

Like Dangerfield, advocates for the clean energy technology known as offshore wind power (OSW) have confronted a regulatory field of danger from hesitant environmental and utility regulators, legislators, beachfront home owners, and a most difficult set of critics—fishermen. Floating OSW, which is a very new technology compared with fixed-bottom, should be tested elsewhere. Rodney Dangerfield and Offshore Wind Energy appeared first on ACOEL.

Analysis: Is hydrogen the new oil?

A Greener Life

Japan, a long-time supporter of nuclear power, now has serious hydrogen ambitions. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be powered by hydrogen. The Tokyo Olympics will be powered by a fuel with ambition – hydrogen.

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Analysis: Can Inner Mongolia reach peak carbon this decade?

A Greener Life

Energy authorities in Inner Mongolia are aiming to connect 50 gigawatts of renewable power to the grid by 2025. But as far as the Inner Mongolian government is concerned, its coal power , coal-chemical, steel and aluminium plants have been built in response to national policies.

Bay Journal: As Federal Support Emerges, PA Wants To Be A Carbon Capture Hub

PA Environment Daily

Strategies for capturing carbon from fossil fuel power plants, to prevent it from entering the atmosphere, have long lingered on the sidelines. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Is Bitcoin Bad For The Environment?

Environment Blog

Bill Gates hailed Bitcoin as a “technological tour de force” while Peter Thiel, the co-founder of PayPal, said that it “has the potential to do something like change the world.”. Mining rigs are powerful computers and are known to run hot.

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Rural Farm Electrification

Vermont Law

This blog post will explore the electric alternatives to fossil fuel-powered industrial farm equipment, and the barriers to their adoption. The first, the SESAM (Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery), debuted in 2016 and was battery powered. [6]. By Max Matt.

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Nuclear Plant Closures And Renewables Increase Electricity Prices & Unreliability, Testifies Michael Shellenberger to U.S. Senate

Environmental Progress

Electricity experts are not able to clearly answer the question, “who is in charge of planning, developing and ensuring the integrity of the future power system?” [3] The price of solar panels and wind turbines has declined 75 percent and 25 percent, respectively, since 2011. [5]

Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce 2021 Texas Grid Failure

Environmental Progress

Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce For a hearing on “Power Struggle: Examining the 2021 Texas Grid Failure” Written statement submitted by: Michael D. For wind, it was 2%, or 9% of winter adequacy expectations.

Dutch Elections: Energy and Climate Considerations

Energy and Climate Law

Regarding renewable energy, several parties have high ambitions for offshore wind: both GL and D66 aim for 60 GW in the coming government period, 2021-2025; also VVD, CDA, SP, PvdA mention offshore wind as an important option.

A Global Biogas Revolution Is Taking Place

Edouard Stenger

While solar PV and wind power are grabbing headlines, another clean energy revolution is silently taking place. Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) is a mature technology that is becoming a key component in our much needed global energy transition and the creation of a circular economy.

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IPCC report urges for action to limit global warming to 1.5C

Edouard Stenger

That is a lot for just one technology. Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power have become in recent years the cheapest sources of electricity and now account for 8 percent of global electricity.

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Physics: The Science of the Universe and Everything In It

Environmental Science

vital for new technologies that all of us use every day from solar panel technology to wind turbine, engineering design, and the creation of new alloys and polymers. Satellite Technology : Without satellites, we would not know as much about our planet as we would have done (16).

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ESA Policy News: August 30, 2021

ESA

Department of Commerce and Kei Koizumi, Chief of Staff at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, in conversation with Stuart Benjamin of Duke Law. In this issue: Congress. House passes $3.5 trillion budget resolution, paving the way for infrastructure bill. Executive Branch.

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Deserts as Ecosystems and Why They Need Protecting

Environmental Science

There may also be an extreme variation between warm and cool seasons, including extreme winds and storms due to the mixing of cold and warm air. It's a great source of examining technologies from the simple to the complex, of acquiring, harnessing, storing and preserving water and its supply.

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Policy News: July 12, 2021

ESA

Maine bans offshore wind in state waters. White House: A prominent critic of the Trump administration’s scientific policies, Gretchen Goldman, has joined Biden White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy. In this issue: House Passes NSF and DOE Reauthorization Bills.

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ESA Policy News: August 16, 2021

ESA

Top Priorities : Clean Energy Payment Program; Energy Department climate research; consumer rebates to weatherize and electrify homes; financing for domestic manufacturing of clean energy and auto supply chain technologies. research and technology.”

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The politics of (bad) policy design: French solar panels and Northern Irish boilers

Environmental Europe

From the abrupt halt to support to photovoltaics in Spain in 2009 to issues with the territorial planning of incentivised wind power in France and Germany (or near Donald Trump’s golf course …) renewable energy policy can prove hard to manage, even (or especially?)

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Policy News: June 28, 2021

ESA

White House: The Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a request for information to help improve the effectiveness of federal scientific integrity policies. In this issue: House Science Committee Advances NSF for the Future Act.

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Two Years of Title III: Helms-Burton Lawsuits Continue to Face Legal Obstacles

Arnold Porter

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. , American Sugar claims that one of its confiscated shipping ports, Puerto Carupano, was used by the defendants to deliver equipment to the nearby Herradura Wind Farm Project, the largest wind power project in Cuba.[[N:

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