Tag: Greenhouse Gas

Energy Consumption, Global

Mapping the inequalities of low-carbon electricity

May 2, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Greenhouse gas reduction, new jobs, new investment opportunities: the benefits of decarbonizing the electricity sector—one of the most polluting—are obvious. However, a transition to lower-carbon electricity production could have a negative impact on some regions, depending on their vulnerabilities and […]

Energy Consumption, Global

European Council reaches agreement on its Renewable Energy Directive, includes faster permitting for renewable projects

June 28, 2022

Via: PV Resources

The European Council (EC) yesterday reached an agreement on a revision to its Renewable Energy Directive (RED) as part of its ‘Fit for 55’ package that has increased its renewables targets and called for accelerated permitting for clean energy projects. […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Flaring Of Gas Falls Off In Permian And Bakken – And Why That’s Good News.

February 15, 2022

Via: Forbes

Gas flaring refers to burning off excess gas at an oil or gas well. Flaring can be temporary or routine. Temporary flaring is when an operator is completing the installation of a well. Routine flaring refers to natural gas that […]

News and Policies, State

Natural Gas Power Reliance Factors Heavily in Massachusetts Net-Zero Actions

January 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed a bill that eyes net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions statewide by 2050, setting interim GHG reduction targets to achieve reductions of least 85% below 1990 levels within the next 30 years. On Jan. 4, both […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

CleanBay Renewables construct an anaerobic digestion plant

August 4, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Through the partnership, Kiewit will design, engineer, and build CleanBay’s Westover bio-refinery which, using anaerobic digestion, will recycle more than 150 000 t of chicken litter annually and convert it into renewable natural gas, renewable electricity and a nutrient-rich fertilizer […]

News and Policies, World

ClimateTrace: Using Satellites and Machine Learning to Pinpoint Global Emissions

July 15, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Data on the greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, factories, cargo ships, controlled burns and every other human source on Earth could soon be part of the public domain, according to a consortium of technology companies and climate change nonprofits. […]

Energy Economics

The $3 Trillion Green Plan To Get The Economy Out Of Intensive Care

June 18, 2020

Via: Forbes

The International Energy Agency has outlined a $3 trillion plan to restart the global economy while cutting greenhouse gas emissions, saying that governments have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create jobs while decarbonizing infrastructure. Released today, the IEA says its three-year […]

Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

How To Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050: Decarbonizing Electricity

November 12, 2019

Via: Forbes

Presidential candidates, state governments, and utilities are promoting “net zero” emissions targets to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preserve a safe climate future by helping to limit global warming to well below 2°C. But few of them are […]

News and Policies, World

69% U.K. Emissions Drop Nice, But Global Renewables Investment Down: Reports

November 7, 2019

Via: Forbes

The intensity of greenhouse gas emissions from British energy production has dropped more than two thirds, but the country is still the second worst emissions culprit in Europe, a new report has found. At the same time, a global think […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Could Become A $130 Billion U.S. Industry By 2050. It Could Also Be A Major Way To Cut Emissions

October 14, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As countries seek to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while providing cost-effective energy to businesses and consumers, hydrogen is emerging as a key technology – and it could soon be a multi-billion industry in the United States. Two scenarios […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Building Electrification Could Add Hundreds Of Millions Of Batteries To The Grid

August 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Electricity demand is rising as global temperatures increase and economies grow, driving greater demand for cooling: Researchers project that by 2050 a warming climate will push energy needs 25% higher than they otherwise would be absent climate change in parts […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Are Pint-Sized Nuclear Reactors A Cheap Way To Cut Greenhouse Gas Levels?

March 21, 2019

Via: Forbes

Solving the climate crisis and determining nuclear energy’s role in the fix has long presented a dilemma for global leaders. While the low-carbon power source would appear to be a silver bullet in the battle, it remains a costly technology […]