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Category: Energy Consumption


Energy Consumption, Global

Financing renewable energy in developing economies

December 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In 2015 at the United Nations Assembly, 17 Sustainable Development Goals were established. The purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals is to make sure that everyone has a better and sustainable future. One of them was coined SDG7 and aims […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Rooftop Solar and Energy Storage Are Not Republican or Democrat, They’re American

December 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

There is a common misperception that “green energy” appeals mostly to liberals. However, at least some of the facts don’t support that view. A case in point can be found in the rooftop solar sector. “It’s not Republican or Democratic. […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

November 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday. The Solar Energy Industries Association, the primary lobbying […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Breakthrough: NET Power’s Allam Cycle Test Facility Delivers First Power to ERCOT Grid

November 18, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

NET Power, developer of the novel Allam-Fetvedt supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycle, says its 50-MWth test facility in La Porte, Texas, delivered power to the grid overnight on Nov. 16. The achievement marks a major milestone for the potentially […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Strategies for reducing the fossil-fuel impact of electric vehicles

November 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The impact of electric transportation on pollution and reduced carbon emissions and fossil-fuel consumption is complicated. On the one hand, well-designed electric vehicles (EVs) use much less energy per mile than conventionally-fueled vehicles. For passenger cars, good all-electric designs use […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Group Forecasts Massive Increase in Energy Storage by 2030

November 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Global installations of energy storage systems will experience rapid growth this decade, resulting by the end of 2030 in gigawatt capacity more than 20 times larger than the amount online at the end of 2020. That’s according to a forecast […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Major EV Charging Hub Set Near New York City

November 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A site touted as the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in the U.S. is taking shape at an industrial park in New Jersey, just minutes from New York City. Power Edison, a New Jersey-based developer and provider of utility-scale […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Power shutoffs deepened pandemic toll while utilities collected millions in relief

November 8, 2021

Via: Energy News Network

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Black, Brown and Indigenous communities have been disproportionately at risk of hospitalization and death. Recent research suggests high utility bills and utility shutoffs played a role in that impact — while companies were receiving federal funds […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Ithaca, New York launches first city-wide electrification effort in the U.S.

November 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The City of Ithaca, New York has voted to electrify its entire building stock — the first large-scale, city-wide decarbonization effort in the U.S. Ithaca’s Common Council gave approval to Mayor Svante L. Myrick to negotiate a contract with BlocPower, […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

How to Get Up to 40% More Capacity from Existing Power Grid Transmission Lines

November 4, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Experts claim power grid infrastructure needs to be upgraded to accommodate the vast amount of renewable energy expected to be added to the system in coming decades. That could require billions of dollars in investments, millions of hours of planning […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Initiative to create ‘world’s first’ transnational solar grid network formed at COP26

November 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

At the United Nations COP26 climate summit that began this week, 80 countries endorsed plans for the world’s first transnational solar power network, led by the UK and India. The Green Grids Initiative seeks to connect 140 countries to clean, […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

JinkoSolar launches next generation n-type Tiger Neo module range

November 2, 2021

Via: PV Resources

JinkoSolar has launched its new series of ultra-efficient, n-type PV modules, dubbed the Tiger Neo. The new series adopts n-type tunnel-oxide passivated contact (TOPCon) technology to deliver enhancements in performance, power, energy density and reliability, with a maximum power output […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Cooperation Needed to Drive Energy Transition

October 29, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The decarbonization of our global economies is a must to arrest climate change and create a sustainable future for everyone. Yet, the transition off fossil fuels to a more sustainable economic foundation will be rocky. Recent events underscore both the […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

The 10 home appliances that Consume the most energy

October 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

When it comes to residential energy consumption, people are constantly striving for ways to reduce their monthly bills and energy usage and wastage. By looking at the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) annual energy outlook, we can see the top […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Ameresco to supply 537 MW/2 GWh battery storage to support California grid

October 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy asset developer Ameresco will supply Southern California Edison with three battery energy storage systems totaling 537 MW/2 GWh to provide resiliency to the grid. The grid-scale battery energy storage systems will be deployed at existing substation parcels throughout […]