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Tag: energy consumption


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Forecast shows continued decline for coal

August 7, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Short Term Energy Outlook for 2019 and we have summarized the key highlights for you below. Electricity, coal, renewables and emissions EIA expects the share of U.S. total utility-scale electricity generation […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

PV-Tech research establishes technology-leadership scorecard for top-100 module suppliers

August 1, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Finlay Colville is the Head of Research, PV-Tech & Solar Media Ltd. He joined Solar Media in June 2015 as head of the new Solar Intelligence activities. Until October 2014, he was vice president and head of solar at NPD […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

U.S. Electricity Markets Aren’t Designed To Handle 100% Clean Energy. Here’s How To Fix That.

July 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

Wholesale electricity markets, which serve two-thirds of the United States, are at an evolutionary point as fading economics push coal and nuclear offline while state-level clean energy targets and fast-falling renewable energy prices push clean energy onto the grid. But […]


Energy Consumption, World

Coal Demand Rises, But Remains Below Peak Levels

June 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

This article is the third in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2019. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. In the first article of […]


News and Policies, State

Solar industry, advocates hail New York passage of ambitious climate bill

June 20, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act passed the Assembly early in the morning of June 20 and will now await the governor’s signature. Solar advocates praised the state legislature’s adoption of long anticipated legislation that will require at […]


Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World, World

EU Set To Approve Plan For Net-Zero Emissions By 2050

June 17, 2019

Via: Forbes

Though a plan to decarbonize the European Union looked to be in trouble last week, developments in recent days combined with political paralysis in choosing the EU’s top jobs means EU governments may take a surprise decision to endorse a […]


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, […]


Energy Consumption, World

The Renewable Revolution Will Allow The World To Sustain Climate Without Damming Free-Flowing Rivers

May 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

A trio of publications in the past 10 days paints a grim picture of the state of the world’s ecosystems and the species they support, including the significant toll on rivers from the world’s drive to generate electricity. At the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How Clean Energy Research And Development Policy Can Help Meet Decarbonization Goals

March 6, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

With roughly a decade left to avoid locking in dangerous climate change, swift action is required to identify where the greatest emissions are coming from and then rapidly decarbonize those sources. The most effective path to decarbonization is cutting fossil […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

If U.S. Emissions Rose In 2018 Despite Clean Energy Growth, How Can We Meet Climate Goals?

March 4, 2019

Via: Forbes

New research finds the United States’ energy mix is rapidly decarbonizing largely due to economics, as coal-fired generation keeps retiring in favor of cheaper clean energy additions, but U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions still rose 2.5% in 2018. Although that […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Energy minister says South Africa will commit to more renewable power

February 26, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

South Africa plans to expand use of renewable power as the coal-dependent nation expects traditional, centralized generation plants to “disappear,” Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said. Renewable power from independent producers currently accounts for 3,776 megawatts, less than 5 percent of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

So which solar company in 2018 impressed the most?

February 21, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A personal perspective on why a solar company could take on its rivals and thrive in a year full of disruptions to the industry but report record results and revenue growth that is unlikely to be topped by any other […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Why a Focus on Energy Consumption Alone Fails to Produce Great Results

January 23, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Mandates to improve resource use often focus only on resource consumption. You hunt through bills, map your energy costs to energy use, and before long, you’re knee deep in everyone’s favorite swamp – data – waiting for the savings to […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Lithium-ion battery to help power a 200-room hotel in Scotland

January 4, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

A hotel in Scotland has started to use a lithium-ion battery to help power its operations. The Edinburgh Park hotel, a 200-room Premier Inn in Edinburgh, is trialing the 100-kilowatt battery with the aim of better managing its energy consumption. […]


Energy Consumption, World

Why Access To Energy Should Be A Basic Human Right

December 10, 2018

Via: Forbes

In the UK and across Europe, we take electricity for granted. At the flick of a switch, push of a button or increasingly when sensors communicate we have light, heating, communication. We rarely even think about, let alone appreciate the […]