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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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

German offshore wind up by 377MW in 2024

July 15, 2024

Via: reNews

A total 36 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 377MW were fed into the power grid for the first time in Germany in the first half of 2024 and 73 further foundations were built. The German offshore wind industry […]


News and Policies, State

Hamburg hydrogen project wins state funding

July 15, 2024

Via: reNews

Hamburger Energiewerke (HEnW) and its project partner Luxcara will receive state funding for the 100MW Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub (HGHH) project on the site of the former Moorburg coal-fired power plant. Furthermore, Gasnetz Hamburg, the municipal network operator, is receiving […]


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

US Offshore Wind Farm Progress — Chart

July 10, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

The amount of offshore wind generating capacity that is under construction or planned in the United States is in flux after two projects in New Jersey were canceled last year. Of the 7,200 megawatts (MW) of capacity reported in May […]


News and Policies, World

2GW pumped hydro energy storage project in Queensland, Australia, progresses

July 10, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

Queensland Hydro has launched a public consultation phase for its 2GW Borumba Pumped Hydro Project in Australia. The pumped hydro energy storage system (PHES) will be located at Lake Borumba, near Imbil, west of the Sunshine Coast, and is targeting […]


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 […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Analyst Says Nuclear Industry Is ‘Totally Irrelevant’ in the Market for New Power Capacity

July 8, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Nuclear power has consistently provided about 19% to 20% of total annual U.S. electricity generation since 1990. It provides significant amounts of electricity in many other countries as well. According to data from The World Nuclear Industry Status Report (WNISR), a […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sedimentary Geothermal Resources Offer a Bright Future for Geothermal Energy

July 3, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Next-generation, or “next-gen,” geothermal resources have the potential to increase geothermal power generation in the U.S. by twenty-fold by 2050. Next-gen geothermal concepts use technologies developed by the oil and gas industry to engineer reservoirs for geothermal energy generation, vastly expanding […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New recycling process can recover up to 99.97% of materials in perovskite solar cells

July 2, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

A recent study by the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg, which is based at Forschungszentrum Jülich, has developed an efficient and environmentally friendly process for recycling perovskite solar cells. The paper, published in the journal Energy & Environmental Science, presents a method with which […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Mexico Increases Reliance on Natural Gas to Support Electricity Demand

July 1, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Mexico is ramping up its use of natural gas for power generation, with several plants coming online in recent years, and at least 10 more (Table 1) expected to come online this year, next year, or in 2026. The U.S. […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy

Bridging The Solar Energy Gap Through Federal Assistance Programs

June 27, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

The number of residential solar photovoltaics (PV) installations continues to increase across the United States. But that increase is slower for low-income households, who made up 23% of solar adopters as of 2022. A new technical report and other resources […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Biofuel from kudzu vines and branches boosts energy efficiency

June 26, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Leftover branches and kudzu vines from logging are repurposed as carbon-neutral fuel to generate electricity. Dr. Kyoungseon Min’s research team at the Gwangju Clean Energy Research Center of the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has developed a technology to […]


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 […]