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Category: Conventional Fuels


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The gas industry is trying to halt building electrification — let’s not let them succeed

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

To repower our society with 100 percent renewable energy, we need to electrify our buildings. With electricity, we can hook our buildings up to a green grid that will eventually get all of its energy from the sun, the wind […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Japan’s JGC Holdings invests $40M into small modular nuclear reactor company NuScale Power

April 6, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In a recent interview with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius, energy experts Ernest Moniz and Lynn Good agreed that nuclear energy ought to play a role in the carbon-free energy future. Today, Fluor Corporation announced that JGC Holdings Corporation of […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Stellantis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission for Commercial Vehicles Project with Faurecia and Symbio

April 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Carmaker Stellantis said on Wednesday it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The group was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA in the […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

The POWER Interview: X-energy’s Plan for Sustained Nuclear Growth

March 31, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The global push for carbon neutral and zero-emissions power generation has brought renewed interest in nuclear power, particularly for smaller units that are scalable and in some cases mobile, able to provide power in remote areas. Analysts say smaller nuclear […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Dover Fueling Solutions partners with EdgePetrol

March 30, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Dover Fueling Solutions has entered into a commercial partnership agreement with, and acquired a minority interest in, EdgePetrol Limited, a provider of fuel pricing software that helps retailers to make optimal pricing and procurement decisions. With this new strategic technology […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Douglas PUD building 5-MW hydrogen facility to provide flexibility for Wells Hydroelectric

March 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

The Douglas County Public Utility District in Washington State is building a 5-MW pilot renewable hydrogen production facility near Baker Flats, East Wenatchee to provide flexibility to operations at its 774.3-MW Wells Hydroelectric Project. Earlier this month, Douglas PUD Commissioners […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Centrus on Track to Produce HALEU Nuclear Fuel Material by Early 2022

March 25, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Centrus Energy, a firm under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to demonstrate production of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) with domestic technology, says it expects to begin producing the advanced nuclear fuel material by June 2022 at the […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Energy Institute CEO Korsnick: Reactor capacity key to U.S. tackling carbon reduction crisis

March 24, 2021

Via: Power Engineering

Editor’s Note: Nuclear energy in the U.S. is the single largest resource of carbon-free power, accounting for 55 percent of that sector which includes utility -scale wind, hydro and solar. Last year, the nuclear sector didn’t add a single reactor, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Pipeline giant Kinder Morgan starts Energy Transition Ventures group looking into CCUS, renewables

March 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A big-time fossil fuels player is jumping into the energy transition in a bolder, more focused way. Kinder Morgan Inc. has formed a new Energy Transition Ventures group to identify and pursue commercial opportunities within the low-carbon sector. The company […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Evolugen and Gazifère announce hydrogen injection projects to be powered by hydro

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Evolugen, the Canadian operating business of Brookfield Renewable, and Gazifère Inc., an Enbridge company, announced a green hydrogen project for injection into a natural gas distribution network in Quebec, Canada, to be powered by hydro. The Quebec-based companies, as part […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Distribution: 20% Blend Today, 100% Pure Tomorrow?

March 1, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

85% of hydrogen doesn’t move at all in Europe. It’s consumed right where it’s made. So why so little part of the produced hydrogen is being transported? Hydrogen Value Chain Keep in mind that hydrogen itself is not the energy […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

COMBINED THERMAL STORAGE

February 22, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

The Gates Foundation has funded research into safer nuclear thermal power and the natrium cooled reactor is the result. Natrium melts at just under the boiling point of water and remains in the liquid state up to over 800-deg C. […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Is Nuclear Power Poised for a Resurgence?

February 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Since 1990, nuclear power has consistently supplied about 19% to 20% of the electricity used in the U.S. However, very few nuclear plants have been added to the U.S. fleet over that time. Currently, the only new nuclear project in […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Clean Energy to supply 47M gallons of renewable natural gas to Los Angeles buses

February 10, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has signed a new agreement for an estimated 47.5 million gallons of its renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel the nation’s largest transit bus fleet. This […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

EG Group acquire Asda’s petrol stations for $1 billion

February 3, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

EG Group has agreed to acquire certain assets of Asda, comprising its petrol filling stations, car washes and ancillary land for a value of £750 million ($1.2 billion). The acquisition of the forecourt business comes after the Issa brothers and […]