Tag: energy demand

Commercialization, Energy Consumption, Global, Renewable Energy

COVID-19 Reveals Challenge Facing Merchant Renewables

May 26, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

A fundamental problem facing subsidy-free solar and wind in renewables-heavy grids is emerging as coronavirus cuts energy demand in Europe. The fall in demand is driving up the proportion of clean energy on many grids and highlighting an issue flagged […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Coronavirus To Cut U.S. Emissions 11% In 2020, But It’s No Climate Victory

May 18, 2020

Via: Forbes

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating global public health and economic effects, and as shelter-in-place orders reduce energy demand across the United States, the pandemic’s associated climate impacts are coming into view. Significant uncertainty around economic activity mean few emissions […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Energy Demand Will Never Be The Same After COVID-19, IEA Report Finds

May 5, 2020

Via: Forbes

COVID-19 is transforming the global energy system in ways unthinkable just four months ago. This crisis is, without exaggeration, the biggest shock to the global energy system in at least seven decades, and the implications of that shock will be […]

Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, Global, Nuclear

Nuclear Power Is Crucial to Phasing Out Carbon Emissions

September 11, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

By 2050, energy demand of developing countries will exceed total energy demand of OECD countries. Access to abundant clean energy will facilitate rapid economic growth in the developing world, and with it plummeting maternal and infant mortality, billions lifted out […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Department of Energy Announces $34 Million for Innovation Building Technologies Research and Development

April 30, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Today (4/27), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $34.5 million in funding to support building technology research and development (R&D). Buildings are the single largest energy-consuming sector in the U.S. economy, representing approximately 75% of the nation’s […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Balancing energy demand could save money

November 3, 2016

Via: Science Daily

An incentive program that shifts electricity usage for low-priority activities to nonpeak times could save money for utilities companies and consumers, according to assistant professor Tim Hansen of South Dakota State University Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Through […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Growth in energy demand to slow

June 7, 2016

Via: Energy Global

Latest research from McKinsey Energy Insights suggests that energy demand growth will decelerate to 0.7% per annum through to 2050, a rate well below mainstream base case perspectives, including McKinsey’s previous forecasts. The analysis shows growth in demand for oil […]