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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Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? Green hydrogen — made by splitting water’s hydrogen and oxygen using electricity produced by renewable sources — is a small fish in the "energies pond." Patch, an energy and technology consultant. Energy & Climate.

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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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Can Renewable Energy Reduce Pesticides?

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy is in high demand. One use of renewable energy that has increased over the years has been on farms. The post Can Renewable Energy Reduce Pesticides?

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6 Benefits of Solar Microgrids for Local Energy Production

U.S. Green Technology

As the eco-conscious movement expands, the demand for sustainable energy sources increases. Environmental engineers and scientists evaluated energy-related challenges and developed sustainable solutions. They created more efficient, smaller, and modular energy grids using.

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California Ports Turn to Microgrids for Energy Security, Demand Flexibility

GreenTechMedia

As California policymakers strengthen the state’s climate and clean energy targets, billions of dollars are being invested to transition to zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at major ports. But it can also substantially increase electricity demand at ports.

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Interactive map shows how states can meet 50% of energy demand with solar

Renewable Energy World

A new interactive map analyzes how each state can meet 50% of its energy demand through the deployment of solar panels as part of the U.S. The analysis – first appearing in the August edition of Solar Energy – suggests that oversized solar photovoltaic can meet 50% of U.S.

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LevelTen Energy Launches Renewable Energy Asset Marketplace Amid Booming Demand for Wind and Solar Energy

altenergymag

LevelTen Asset Marketplace Brings More Liquidity to the Market, Aiming to Catalyze Sales of Wind and Solar Projects as Supply Struggles to Meet Demand

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DATA CENTERS SET TO DOUBLE THEIR POWER DEMAND IN EUROPE, COULD PLAY CRITICAL ROLE IN ENABLING MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

altenergymag

Hyperscale and colocation data centers can be an important source of flexibility in Europe’s power system, helping to integrate higher renewable energy penetrations

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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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Demand for renewable energy, supply chain pressures send PPA prices higher

Renewable Energy World

While PPA prices are trending upward, LevelTen doesn't expect demand to soften. year-over-year, according to an analysis by LevelTen Energy. Trade issues, meanwhile, threaten President Biden's goal of generating 45% of electricity from solar energy by 2050. Follow @EngelsAngle.

NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

Renewable Energy World

NY Green Bank – a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) – announced this week a $314 million transaction in its first private capital raise to support clean energy project financing.

Civil society groups demand ADB rectify energy policy before crucial COP26 talks

Eco-Business

In the run-up to a key UN climate summit in November, activists urge the Asian Development Bank to eliminate fossil fuel projects in its proposed energy policy which are feared to undermine efforts to limit global heating to 1.5C.

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.

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?

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Navigating network demands in the net-zero world

Renewable Energy World

Electricity grids, and the renewable energy and battery storage projects that connect to those networks, are evolving so that they can meet net-zero demands while simultaneously maintaining and delivering power supplies in a safe, secure and reliable manner.

On Demand Webinar: Power your net zero ambitions with an intelligent energy pathway

altenergymag

What stage is your business at on pathway to net-zero? Do you have a clear roadmap of where you're going and how you'll get there? Or are you working out the best way to get started on your journey

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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

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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.

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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

How To Reduce Energy Consumption When Welding

U.S. Green Technology

How, then, can welders produce quality projects while adhering to the power-saving demands? To understand the need for energy-efficient welding programs, look at the toll excessive energy consumption has had.

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Wind industry demands action from world leaders ahead of COP26 climate summit

Renewable Energy World

More than 90 wind energy companies and associations from around the world called on leaders to take decisive action in pursuit of net-zero carbon emissions goals ahead of the COP26 United Nations climate summit next month. Follow @EngelsAngle.

EVs to increase Britain’s electricity demand by 31 times by 2040

Renewable Energy World

As a result of an increase in electric vehicle use across Britain, electricity demand from the transport sector will increase by 31 times by 2040 from the current levels, according to a new report released by research firm Cornwall Insights.

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. Environment Energy Leader : Corporate renewable energy 2.0.

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Energy Hedging: A New Way to Make Demand Response Pay in California?

GreenTechMedia

But the structures for valuing the “negawatts” that demand response delivers have largely remained the same. But it’s a novel approach in a market like California’s, where utilities don’t face competition from retail energy providers, she said.

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Demand Generation Manager

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Demand Generation Manager | 365 Pronto | Scottsdale, AZ. 365 Pronto, a platform technology company disrupting the cleantech O&M space, is seeking a full-time Demand Generation Manager based out of their Scottsdale, Arizona office. Deeply curious and exhaustive in their approach to the job, this person embodies the best of highly creative spirits and energy with methodical and structured thinking.

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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Massachusetts school bus shaves peak demand in first V2G program for district

Renewable Energy World

Highland Electric Fleets announced this week what it called a “historic breakthrough for local clean energy” in which an electric school bus in Beverly, Massachusetts successfully delivered power back to the electricity grid for more than 50 hours over the course of the summer.

Removing state opt-out for demand response is favorable for Renewable developers

Renewable Energy World

Removing state opt-out for demand response program participation in wholesale energy markets would benefit renewable project developers because aggregators of solar and energy storage technologies can leverage their experience with demand response products.

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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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

Energy as a Service eGuide

GreenBiz

Ever-fluctuating energy prices. Growing demand for fewer emissions and “greener” practices. Organizations of all sizes and industries are facing new energy challenges. It’s called Energy as a Service, and it’s revolutionizing the way organizations create and consume energy.

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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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.

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Arcadia raises $100 million to spur U.S. demand for community solar

Impact Alpha

based energy access company matches. demand for community solar appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow Green Infrastructure United StatesImpactAlpha, September 20 – Arcadia is on a mission to accelerate community solar in the U.S.

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.

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NRG Energy’s VP of Sustainability Jeanne-Mey Sun Says Customer Demand is Driving Decarbonization

Greentown Labs

NRG Energy , a Founding Partner of Greentown Houston —which opened on Earth Day —is an excellent example of a company that’s weaving pathways to decarbonization deep into its ethos and business model. A Highly Customer-centric Corporate’s Road to Net-zero Emissions.

Heat network webinars available free on-demand

altenergymag

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

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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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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.

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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.

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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