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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 […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Renewable natural gas is crucial to diversify our clean energy sources

March 22, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

The power outages in Texas are an all too painful reminder how extreme weather events can expose weaknesses in our energy infrastructure. But until we’re willing to make bold moves on how we approach energy, these incidents likely won’t change. […]


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 […]


News and Policies, State

Texas Gov. Declares ERCOT Reform ‘Emergency’

February 16, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said reforming the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is an emergency item for state legislators in the current session, as power outages continue across the state for another day due to record cold temperatures […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Shell Says Hydrogen Is Heavy Transport’s Future. What Now For Biofuels?

January 21, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Hydrogen will be the key energy source for global road freight, according to a new report commissioned by European oil major Shell. Electrification is the most economic and environmental solution for smaller delivery vehicles. The study, carried out by global […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Chasing the Long Tail of C&I Solar

January 13, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

A little while back, I was at an industry happy hour (hey, remember those?) where I ran into a friend and well-known industry analyst, Wood Mackenzie’s Michelle Davis. We had caught up earlier in the week to chat about the […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New, Cheap Electric Energy Storage System (Like Pumped Hydro, But Subterranean!)

January 13, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Pumped Hydro Compressed Air Energy Storage (PHCAES) is a new system that can deliver stored energy at two to three cents per kilowatt-hour. This cost, far lower than that of lithium batteries, is similar to Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES), […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Report: Renewables Are Suffering From Broken US Transmission Policy

January 12, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Rob Gramlich, president of Grid Strategies, has a simple explanation for why U.S. transmission grid policy has stalled the growth of wind and solar power. “If you talk to a developer, they will say [that] the grid operators and transmission […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

January 12, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Can Offshore Wind Development Avoid Harming Nature?

January 11, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Just before New Year, offshore wind farm developer Ørsted’s 2.4-gigawatt Hornsea 3 project was given the green light by the U.K. government. But the project highlights the potential conflict between climate-change mitigation and nature protection. A decision on the project […]


News and Policies, State

Natural Gas Power Reliance Factors Heavily in Massachusetts Net-Zero Actions

January 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed a bill that eyes net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions statewide by 2050, setting interim GHG reduction targets to achieve reductions of least 85% below 1990 levels within the next 30 years. On Jan. 4, both […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

Final DOE Advanced Reactor Demonstration Awards Announced

January 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Wrapping up an eventful year for advanced nuclear, the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy announced $20 million in awards for the third of three pathways under its Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP). The ARDP program, which the […]


Energy Consumption, World

Does Teleworking Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Not Always, Suggests New Research.

January 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

In 2020, teleworking became increasingly used worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers adopted this modality as a safety policy to protect employees and citizens from the virus (Belzunegui-Eraso et al., 2020). Teleworking is not new—it dates to the 1960s […]


News and Policies, World

Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

January 5, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

After years of slow headway, building design and industry professionals say sharp reductions in the climate impact of concrete are possible now. That is significant because cement, the critical glue that holds concrete together, is so carbon intensive that if […]