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New Jersey unveils clean energy master plan

June 12, 2019

New Jersey’s state agencies were directed to prepare the Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan (EMP) under an executive order signed by Governor Phil Murphy in May 2018 alongside legislation establishing the state’s Zero Emissions Certificate (ZEC) programme. The plan has […]


U.S. Storage Market Sets Power Capacity Record with Q1 Deployments

June 4, 2019

The U.S. energy storage industry installed a record amount of power capacity in the first quarter of 2019. The 148.8 megawatts of new grid storage capacity represented a 232 percent growth over Q1 2018, according to the latest edition of […]


Renewable Energy Costs Take Another Tumble, Making Fossil Fuels Look More Expensive Than Ever

May 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

The cost of renewable energy has tumbled even further over the past year, to the point where almost every source of green energy can now compete on cost with oil, coal and gas-fired power plants, according to new data released […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

A History Of Shale Pessimism: “Always With You It Cannot Be Done”

June 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Recent reports about bankers’ demands that shale producers not increase upstream expenditure have caused some to be pessimistic about the outlook for shale production, up to and including last month’s “Shale Boom about to go Bust.” Other stories have emphasized […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

OPEC’s oil output falls to 5-year low in May as group warns of weaker demand

June 13, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil output from OPEC fell in May, hitting a five-year low as the group warned that U.S.-China trade tensions could lead to slower economic growth and weak fuel demand. Production from the 14-nation producer club fell by 236,000 barrels per […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Target Corporation Goes for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

June 13, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Target Corporation committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030, the retailer said. The company expects this domestic operations goal to help them power stores, distribution centers, and offices more sustainably. This new commitment builds on […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

California bioengineering firm completes adjacent 1 MW solar array

June 12, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

Many businesses which claim 100 percent renewable power use actually do so through virtual purchase agreements in which they help finance off-site clean energy projects which may or may not be delivered directly to the facility. A California-based bioengineering and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Follow The Money: Global Investors Flee Coal Power Like A Hot Potato

June 11, 2019

Via: CleanTechnica

It’s no secret that the long term outlook for coal power in the global market is rather gloomy these days, and the decline could accelerate as the money pipeline dries up. According to one recent analysis, since 2013 more than […]


Energy Consumption, World

New Energy Technology Requires Understanding People First

June 11, 2019

Via: Forbes

The production and consumption of energy – from wind and solar to fossil fuels and renewables – plays an enormous role in our economic and political systems and therefore elicits strong public reactions. In a new paper in Nature Energy, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

US wind energy industry is booming, but tariffs pose a threat

June 10, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

In 2008, Jason Urichich was at a crossroads. He lost his home and landscaping business in Youngstown, Ohio, and decided it was time for a change. He decided to pursue a six-month program at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Michigan […]


News and Policies, State

Consumers Energy gains Michigan regulator approval for closing coal-fired units

June 10, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators on Friday approved a major utility’s plan to phase out its coal-fired power plants and rely increasingly on renewable sources and energy efficiency to provide electricity. Jackson-based Consumers Energy, which supplies power to much […]