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Electric, Energy Consumption

Flexible electronics researchers develop a completely stretchy lithium-ion battery

July 17, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

When you think of a battery, you probably don’t think of stretchy material. But batteries will need this shape-shifting quality to be incorporated into flexible electronics, which are gaining traction for wearable health monitors. Now, researchers in ACS Energy Letters […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A strategy to enhance the stability of perovskite solar cells under reverse bias conditions

July 17, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

If an individual solar cell is shaded and other cells in the same module are not, the sunlit cells can try to drive current through the shaded cell, resulting in an increase in temperature and potential damage to the cells. […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Avangrid Brings First Phase of Solar Farm in Texas Online

July 16, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Avangrid said it has started producing power from the first phase of the True North solar project in Texas, an installation the company said is its first solar installation in the state. Avangrid, headquartered in Orange, Connecticut, on July 15 […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Price Swings Mean Coal May Replace Natural Gas in European Power Mix This Winter

July 11, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Higher prices for natural gas across Europe mean some countries, particularly in Eastern Europe, likely will burn more coal for power generation during the upcoming winter season. Coal remains a large part of the energy mix in Germany—the largest energy […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Group Selected to Develop Pilot Nuclear Fusion Plant

July 11, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

A global professional services and project management company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, announced it has been chose to develop the pre-concept design for a nuclear fusion pilot plant (FPP). The pilot, announced by Canada-based Canada-based AtkinsRéalis on July 10 as part of Type […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Georgia’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Surge Is A By-Product Of Federal Investments

July 9, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

New data released by Atlas Public Policy and the CHARGE coalition confirms that Georgia’s clean energy commitments toward personal transportation electrification now lead the nation. This shift to Georgia as a clean energy core region has been fueled in significant part by […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

NNPC to ramp up natural gas offer across station network in Nigeria

July 8, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced ambitious expansion plans for both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling services across its service station network. Speaking at the simultaneous commissioning of 12 new CNG stations in […]


Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Nuclear, Renewable Energy

When it comes to power, solar is about to leave nuclear and everything else in the shade

July 2, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Opposition leader Peter Dutton might have been hoping for an endorsement from economists for his plan to take Australian nuclear. He shouldn’t expect one from The Economist. The Economist is a British weekly news magazine that has reported on economic […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Morrow Reinvented: HL-Class Gas Turbine Powers a Coal Plant’s Rebirth

July 1, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

A decade ago, Cooperative Energy, an electric cooperative, began to contemplate the future of its fleet. Founded in 1941 as South Mississippi Electric shortly after the passage of the Rural Electrification Act, Cooperative Energy had grown into the sole generation […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

U.S. Department of Energy: $63.5 Million to Support Commercialization of Transformative Energy Technologies

June 25, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $63.5 million for four transformative technologies through the Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP) program. The four projects […]


News and Policies, World

Researchers propose measures to optimize battery recycling

June 24, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A team headed by Prof. Stephan von Delft from the University of Münster has been looking at what effects different strategies for achieving a circular economy with lithium, cobalt and nickel for electric vehicles will have on the demand for […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

EU announces €3bn boost for renewables

June 24, 2024

Via: reNews

The European Union has announced nearly €3bn in backing for renewables projects across the continent. It has paid out €2.967bn via the Modernisation Fund to support 39 energy projects in 10 EU Member States. These investments will support the upgrading […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

An energy bill boosting nuclear power heading to Biden’s desk

June 21, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much on Capitol Hill these days, but they just passed bipartisan legislation to promote the growth of future nuclear power plants—and President Joe Biden is expected to sign it into law. Democrats and Republicans […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US sees 84% year-on-year rise in Q1 energy storage deployments, three states dominant

June 20, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

The US energy storage industry saw its highest-ever first-quarter deployment figures in 2024, with 1,265MW/3,152MWh of additions across all market segments. According to the Q2 2024 edition of the US Energy Storage Monitor report by research group Wood Mackenzie, published […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar PV Installations Will Reach Up To 660 Gigawatts In 2024

June 19, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

Global photovoltaic (PV) installations will land in a range of 600 to 660 gigawatts-direct current (GWdc) in 2024, according to the latest analysis from polysilicon market expert Bernreuter Research. “Once market participants come to the conclusion that the crash of […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

USA Solar Panel Manufacturing Capacity Soared 71% in Q1 2024

June 7, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

A record-setting 11 gigawatts (GW) of new solar module manufacturing capacity came online in the United States during Q1 2024, the largest quarter of solar manufacturing growth in American history. According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2024 report […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar investment outstrips all other power forms: IEA

June 6, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

More money is pouring into solar power than all other electricity sources combined, with investments set to reach half a trillion dollars this year, the world’s top energy research body said Thursday. The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast in a […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

China Brings World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Online

June 6, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

The state-owned Power Construction Corp. of China has brought a 5-GW solar power plant into commercial operation, with the project taking over as the world’s largest operating photovoltaic (PV) facility. The solar park, which entered service on June 3, is […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Report finds EU wind and solar capacity up nearly two-thirds since 2019

June 3, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

The capacity for wind and solar energy in the European Union increased by 65% from 2019 to 2023, with Germany making the largest contribution, according to an analysis by energy think tank Ember. The report stated that Germany accounted for […]


News and Policies, World

Electrification to Improve the Quality of Life of Disabled Persons

May 31, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

Automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles displaced horses and buggies, oxen, and wagons and horses when the internal combustion engine (ICE) arrived over 100 years ago. Electric automobiles made a brief appearance early on, but battery technology was not adequate to compete […]