10 notable battery storage projects that went live in 2021

Renewable Energy World

Concept drawing of an energy storage system. Battery storage is having its moment in the sun. In its most recent Electricity Monthly Update , the U.S. FirmoGraphs monitors the projects involving that capacity from early stages of consideration to production. Solar

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

GreenBiz

And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules. Solar.

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Cheap Wind and Solar Should Prompt ‘Rethink’ on Role of CCS, Paper Argues

DeSmogBlog

The falling cost of wind and solar power significantly reduces the need for carbon capture and storage technology to tackle climate change, a new paper has argued. Cheap, abundant renewable energy reduces the value of CCS in all areas.”. Energy

Carbon offsets alone won’t make flying climate-friendly

Grist

It’s packed with energy; per unit of weight, at least 60 times as much as the lithium-ion batteries used to propel electric cars. In the presence of the sun’s rays, nitrogen molecules set of a chain of reactions that produce ozone and destroy free-floating atmospheric methane.

Will low-carbon hydrogen will be the silver bullet in APAC?

Renewable Energy World

On Thursday the 19 th of August, the Climate Council in partnership with the law firm Shearman & Sterling, hosted an intriguing panel to discuss a major topic in the energy industry: Will low-carbon hydrogen be the silver bullet in APAC? By David Stent.

Online Event - VERGE Energy Conference

Green Market Oracle

VERGE Energy Conference (VERGE 20) will take place on October 26-30, 2020. This online event can be attended from anywhere, The central theme at VERGE 20 will focus on how energy systems can be decarbonized, decentralized, digitized and democratized.

The war to electrify: America can do it

GreenBiz

Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? It won't be boats, it will be solar farms. homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on. "So Renewable Energy. The war to electrify: America can do it.

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

GreenBiz

All of them are using their artificial intelligence prowess and analytics power to help companies such as BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil continue exploration and extraction. Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud. Heather Clancy. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 01:30.

Climate Tech Entrepreneurs React to the Inflation Reduction Act

Elemental Excelerator

In addition to celebrating the bill’s clean energy cost-cutting measures and job-creating potential, we are providing a few additional considerations and themes that are relevant to our portfolio and systems change work. airports can accommodate electrified aviation.

Energy Security Strategy: Nuclear and hydrogen tipped for big wins, but will Treasury block efficiency plans?

Business Green

Latest round of reports on long-overdue energy independence plan suggest Number 10 and 11 continue to be at loggerheads over the cost of actions that could protect consumers from record energy bills. to rise while the costs of renewables and energy storage fall," he said.

Bakery Sustainability Guide: Ideas on How To Make Your Bakery Eco Friendly

Green Business Bureau

Bakeries are energy-intensive and create excessive amounts of waste during the packaging and baking processes. And lastly, monitor the sales of your products. billion tonnes of CO 2e annually (which is 19x the commercial aviation industry). kWh/square foot of electricity.

Is There Enough Biomass to Fuel the World? Part III

Mr. Sustainability

How to divert energy flows from fossil to renewable using electricity and biomass Summary - Up to 20% of our energy needs could be met by sustainably harvested biomass, in particular food and agricultural waste, as well as manure. A simplified overview of energy flows in the U.S.

Build Back Better: Top green consultancies beef up post-coronavirus services

Business Green

The firm also published research showing that while 56 per cent of businesses increased their focus on cutting carbon emissions in 2019, a third said cost is still more important than carbon when it comes to energy purchasing decisions.

Jeff Bezos And Amazon Can Empower Consumers On The Greatest Challenge Of Our Time

Jigar Shah

Clean Electricity Like their peers, Amazon has been transitioning to fuel its data centers with solar and wind power. In January 2018, AWS stated that it had achieved 50% renewable energy usage. Reaching 100% renewable energy usage, as it were, would only require another roughly 1,000 Megawatts of renewable energy?—?something or, just save the nuclear power plant currently slated to be shutdown in Ohio.

Meet the Innovators in Elemental Excelerator’s 9th Cohort

Elemental Excelerator

“We’re looking forward to partnering deeply with Cohort 9 companies and their community partners to help improve existing water, food, circular economy, energy and mobility systems.” ENERGY. ” — Nneka Uzoh, Director of Energy Innovation.

Meet the startup producing oil to fight climate change

Grist

It had been about a year and a half since he left his job at an aerospace company to found a clean energy startup in San Francisco with three of his friends, but the path to success he’d once envisioned had crumbled. It has a low energy content and a tendency to harden over time.

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

AGreenLiving

And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules.

The war to electrify: America can do it

AGreenLiving

Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? It won’t be boats, it will be solar farms. homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on.

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

Business Green

All of them are using their artificial intelligence prowess and analytics power to help companies such as BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil continue exploration and extraction.

If the world wants a green recovery, it must commit to innovation

Business Green

But it's vital we don't lose sight of long-term climate and energy challenges and the vital sustainability targets that must solve them. Drax engineers at work within the UK's biggest renewable power plant | Credit: Drax. The role of BECCS in hitting energy targets.

The war to electrify: America can do it

Business Green

Remember how the nation mobilised seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago? It won't be boats, it will be solar farms. Sixty-nine million US homes have a gas meter, feeding water heaters, cooking appliances and so on. "So

'Dire warning': Fears grow over net zero 'complacency' as emissions rebound

Business Green

This morning sees the publication of the International Energy Agency's (IEA) influential Global Energy Review 2021 and it makes for sobering reading. The report predicts that global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are on course to surge by 1.5

Global Briefing: French vegan restaurant becomes first to win coveted Michelin Star

Business Green

Currently, only power plants emitting less than 250 grammes of CO2 per kilowatt-hour currently eligible for support under the bank's rules, but the EIB now intends to phase out all funding for fossil fuels before the end of the year.

G7: Boris Johnson jets in to start work on Cornish renewables park

Business Green

On the eve of the crucial G7 Summit, the Prime Minister again underscored his support for a green recovery with a visit to a new wind and solar farm, but critics were more interested in how he got there.

Social license to advertise: Should there be stricter rules for advertising high carbon goods?

Business Green

Qatar Airways' may have promised fans it would help them 'fly greener', while VW chose to showcase its new electric vehicles, but as ever carbon intensive and plastic-touting industries were highly visible. Petrol engine cars and aviation are the main offenders.".

How can the world kick its oil habit?

Mr. Sustainability

The dark, often viscous liquid is the single biggest contributor to the world’s energy mix, at 34 per cent of consumption, followed by coal at 27 per cent and natural gas at 24 per cent. Our usage has jumped 62 per cent over the course of a few decades — up from 61.6 Energy & Emission

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

AGreenLiving

All of them are using their artificial intelligence prowess and analytics power to help companies such as BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil continue exploration and extraction. Microsoft will procure electricity from Shell’s renewable energy portfolio as it works toward its 100 percent goal, and the two aspire to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuels.

Green recovery or bust? Six green things we learnt from the Budget (and a lot of things we didn't)

Business Green

In his speech yesterday, Sunak extolled the virtues of the growing green economy, setting out a vision of a "future economy" dominated by offshore wind power, carbon capture and storage, innovative clean technologies, and "decent well-paid green jobs".

Net Zero Strategy: Ten things we learned

Business Green

Bringing together a raft of existing commitments made over the past year and a sprinkling of new targets and policies, the roadmap provides a 350-plus page deep-dive into how the government aims to deliver a more sustainable future for the transport, heating, power, building, and industrial sectors.

'Doubling down on fossil fuels': Is the green recovery opportunity being squandered?

Business Green

New Energy Policy Tracker reveals support for fossil fuel industries has outstripped support for clean energy across the G20, but is there time to change course?

Keeping 1.5C alive: Is COP26 on track to deliver on its goals?

Business Green

Global energy shortages and a recent spike in oil prices to a three-year high above $80 a barrel, have dimmed hopes that governments will announce bold new plans to rapidly ditch fossil fuels at the October 31st to November 12th summit. per cent partly because of the power shortages.