Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? Early pioneers of these hydrogen-from-waste technologies such as Ways2H, SGH2 Energy (SGH2) and Standard Hydrogen say not only are they making carbon-free, energy-rich fuel, their approaches also will divert mountains of trash from landfills and waterways, cutting greenhouse gas emissions. . Hydrogen from waste is an even smaller fish than hydrogen from renewable energy. Energy & Climate.

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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

GreenBiz

COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerWith the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted.

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Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands

GreenBiz

Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands. This video is sponsored by Apex Clean Energy.

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Coping with a changing demand

Envirotec Magazine

So, how do water companies prepare for an unexpected surge or drop in demand? Faced with challenges and aging infrastructure, the European water industry is focussing on rejuvenating its existing assets, building resilient systems, and improving operational and energy efficiency.

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California’s Big 2021 Grid Reliability Decision: Expand Supply or Manage Demand?

GreenTechMedia

California is facing a major decision under a tight deadline — whether it should push for large-scale power plants and batteries to prevent a repeat of its August 2020 rolling blackouts this coming summer, or turn to behind-the-meter resources like batteries and demand response.

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Hydropower demand is damaging Indigenous lands

Inhabitat - Innovation

states rush to set ambitious renewable energy goals, people don't stop to think where the hydropower is coming from and whom it may be hurting As many U.S.

Demand Response Industry Asks Feds to Open States to Energy Market Competition

GreenTechMedia

Over the past half-decade, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has consistently won court battles upholding its authority over states to set the rules for how distributed energy resources can play in wholesale energy markets.

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Covid-19 will weaken energy demand for decades—but world still losing climate fight, warns report

Eco-Business

The coronavirus may dampen energy demand for decades, while the share of renewables grows and transport is increasingly electrified. Even so, the world is on track to heat up by 2.3 degrees Celsius by 2100, a new report predicts

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New report demands Brexit boost for repair industry

Envirotec Magazine

As well as preventing waste, this would satisfy public demand, stimulate the economy and help to create 34,000 new jobs in the repair sector and 346,000 new jobs in remanufacturing. The post New report demands Brexit boost for repair industry first appeared on Envirotec.

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WoodMac: Coronavirus Will Undercut North American Power Demand Through 2021

GreenTechMedia

Wood Mackenzie projects significant pullbacks in the larger North American economy and corresponding impacts to demand for power. Wood Mackenzie’s baseline view yields lower power demand and power prices across North American power markets. How much will peak demand fall? In ERCOT territory in Texas, WoodMac expects peak demand levels to be reduced by 4.6 In PJM territory, peak demand levels will be reduced by nearly 9 gigawatts in 2020 and 4.7

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With rising energy demand for minerals, forests face greater threats

Eco-Business

A World Bank concept called 'forest-smart mining' claims to mitigate the negative impacts of mining on forests, but given the complex nature of the extractive industries, its real-life applicability has come into question

How will COVID impact demand response?

Solar Power World

By EnergyHub Regions impacted by COVID-19 have seen energy demand affected by business closures and quarantine behavior. But overall reduction in demand due to COVID-19 does not mean that utilities are abandoning their demand response goals for the upcoming season. Utilities continue to rely on distributed energy resource programs to provide valuable grid services during this crisis,… The post How will COVID impact demand response?

As Renewables Surge, Australia Ponders Options for Demand Response Market

GreenTechMedia

Australian energy chiefs have welcomed the release today of two reports setting out options for the country’s future electricity market makeup. One of the big questions is around demand response, and who will oversee a market that has only started emerging in Australia.

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California Renewable Curtailments Surge as Coronavirus Cuts Demand

GreenTechMedia

California grid operator CAISO has been curtailing renewable energy at record levels this year, as the state’s ever-rising share of solar power during daylight hours increasingly outpaces electricity demand. Adding to its challenges, the grid operator is now contending with falling power demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Grid operator ISO New England reported 3 percent to 5 percent declines in system demands in the previous week.

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Taylor Redman: I’m a young conservative demanding climate action

Defend Our Future

NPR backs up the powerful anecdotes with recent polling from Pew Research , which laid out a number of stark climate change and clean energy contrasts between young conservatives and their elders. Clean energy is where we really see young conservative support surge way ahead of their elders.

The coronavirus has accelerated changes in energy supply and demand

Eco-Business

There is a compelling case that the pandemic has accelerated the move away from fossil fuels, and that investments in renewable energy will continue to grow

24/7 Renewables: The Emerging Art of Matching Renewables With Demand

GreenTechMedia

A lot of companies and governments are committing to 100% renewable energy. But a target of that scope without considering the timing of energy use isn’t technically or economically optimal. If we really want to make them an effective decarbonization tool, we need to match them to real-time demand. Melissa Lott , a senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, joins co-host Shayle Kann for a deep dive into 24/7 renewables.

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We Can Make 2019 The Year Oil Demand Peaked

Forbes Green Tech

COVID-19 temporarily collapsed oil demand, aggressively promoting electric vehicles through regulations in the US, Europe and China can ensure that oil demand never recovers, allowing the world to fight climate change and have clean air.

Extensible Energy adds demand charge elimination feature to software

Solar Power World

Extensible Energy has released new features for DemandEx, its demand charge reduction software that works without energy storage. The most notable improvement is HardCap, an intelligent algorithm that automatically blocks demand spikes over a pre-set kilowatt level.

Heat network webinars available free on-demand

altenergymag

Switch2 Energy releases 'Lockdown Learning' webinar series for heat network designers, developers and operators

BP’s new business-as-usual: falling fossil fuel demand

Impact Alpha

15 – How will the energy transition play out? That’s the message from BP, which released its annual global energy outlook yesterday. The post BP’s new business-as-usual: falling fossil fuel demand appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Sept.

Global fossil fuel demand’s ‘staggering’ fall

Eco-Business

The world’s energy markets are in upheaval, as experts report an historic fall in global fossil fuel demand

GB energy demand reaches last year’s levels for the first time since COVID-19 lockdown

altenergymag

Electricity demand hit the same level as last year at the beginning of August for the first time since COVID-19 lockdown measures were introduced

OhmConnect Raises Infrastructure Funding for 550MW ‘Power Plant’ of Home Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

A $100 million investment in residential demand response is redefining what "infrastructure" can be. Home energy modulation as energy infrastructure. Infrastructure funds typically invest in tangible things, involving steel and concrete.

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Demand from first-time, repeat buyers powers new era of large-scale renewables growth

GreenBiz

The fall gathering of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance brings fresh faces and fresh ideas. Energy & Climate Renewable Energy VERGE 19

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Mapping the Post-COVID Future for Electric Cars, Behavior Change and Energy Demand

GreenTechMedia

We’re once again thinking through the practical and theoretical impacts of the pandemic on energy, in the near-term and well into the future. Shayle and Stephen talk with Ramez Naam , a futurist, science-fiction author and energy expert. Ramez joined The Interchange last August to talk about some future scenarios for energy. Questions we'll answer: Does this current situation change the four phases of the energy transition?

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UK Struggles With Problem from the Future: Sagging Power Demand and Surging Renewables

GreenTechMedia

Low electricity demand during the COVID-19 lockdown and ever-increasing wind and solar capacities have seen U.K. A pair of public holidays in May exacerbated the problem, sending power demand even lower. The companies are also pushing for consumer bills to reflect energy use at times of higher or lower demand. Energy storage has no support, in contrast to rebates offered in Ireland or the cheap loans available in Japan.

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Companies Continue To Drive Demand For Clean Energy

Forbes Green Tech

The corporate market for renewable energy is set to break new records, thanks to falling prices, new financial instruments and the spread of the energy transition to transportation and HVAC. Markets such as China and Japan are set to see policy changes that will help markets there take off

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Assessing the State of Demand Response Amid California’s Grid Stresses

GreenTechMedia

She’s an expert on utility business models, grid integration, and demand response. She’s going to help us understand the technology and market-design landscape for demand response.

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EIA: Coronavirus Depressing US Power Demand, Slowing Renewables Buildout

GreenTechMedia

Energy Information Administration says — even the fast-growing wind and solar power sectors. While the oil and gas industries face the greatest risks, EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook also predicts steep declines in commercial and industrial electricity demand, and a significant decline in new generation capacity as a result. These drop-offs in demand will drive down total U.S. The coronavirus pandemic will depress U.S.

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Solar Net Metering Under Threat as Shadowy Group Demands Intervention in State Policies

GreenTechMedia

A nonprofit group that’s spent years fighting clean energy legislation in New England is pressing federal regulators to approve a legal argument that could lay the groundwork for challenges to the solar net metering policies now in place in 41 states. ” In other words, NERA is asking FERC to assert control over all state net metering programs, which pay customers for the energy they don't consume on-site, but feed back to the power grid.

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Gasoline Demand Collapses To A 50-Year Low

R-Squared Energy

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on demand for oil and petroleum products. Last week’s Petroleum Status Report from the Energy Information Administration shows just how dramatic the impact has been on U.S. gasoline demand. For the week that ended 4/03/20, gasoline demand fell to 5.065 million barrels per day (BPD). That number represents a 48% decline in gasoline demand versus the same period a year ago, and is down 24% since last week.

Unlocking the Demand Side of Texas’ Energy-Only Market [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Build a better battery for wind and solar storage, and the energy sector will beat a path to your door

GreenBiz

As demand for renewable electricity surges, so too does demand for efficient, safe and sustainable storage. Electrification Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Energy Storage

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Solar Energy World Changes Floridians’ Misperceptions About Solar, Hires Locally to Fulfill Increasing Demand

altenergymag

Solar Energy World (SEW) is investing in Florida's clean energy future by educating ratepayers about the value of solar power. Headquartered in Maryland, Solar Energy World opened in Tampa in June 2019. The company is currently hiring more local installers, engineers and customer service representatives to keep up with demand. Although Florida is the "Sunshine State" some residents still don't know all of the benefits of going solar.

Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer

AutoGrid

Value of Demand Response Participation to the Retail Customer. John Bonnin has 25+ years of industry experience, including 15 years at CPS Energy. Many utilities and other load serving entities use a portfolio of approaches to decrease risk in the energy market.

Demand Response Rules Are Changing. MISO Shows How

GreenTechMedia

For independent system operators and regional transmission organizations (ISO/RTOs), the need to rely on distributed energy resources as a system resource is growing. As a result, ISOs and RTOs are appealing to FERC to change the way demand response resources play in the market. The Midcontinent ISO illustrates incremental improvements to demand response mechanisms that are underway, as noted in a new report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

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How Coronavirus Is Altering Energy Demand and Bending Load Curves [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands

AGreenLiving

Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands This video is sponsored by Apex Clean Energy. Go here to read the rest: Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands.

Can PG&E Realistically Deliver on California Governor’s Demands?

GreenTechMedia

In the meantime, PG&E shareholders, creditors and counterparties spent the weekend parsing Newsom’s rejection letter, trying to discern which demands can reasonably be met — and which may be dealbreakers. The biggest challenge for PG&E’s existing management and investors backing the plan, as opposed to a rival plan from bondholders seeking to take control of the company, will be Newsom’s demand that it reduce its reliance on debt financing, analysts agree.

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