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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas flaring in focus again. Possible angle of EU methane emissions strategy

October 20, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

The European Commission’s strategy document adopted on October 14th reemphasised the importance of the EU’s aim to be ‘climate neutral,’ or a net zero emitter, and therefore to focus on methane emissions. As earlier noted by insiders, the lack of […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

October 19, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy and three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs. Each of these statistics points […]


Energy Economics

The IEA’s Latest Forecast Is Out: How Reliable Are The Price Scenarios?

October 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

The IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook has been released and at a ‘mere’ 464 pages, did not crash the internet. (When I was a boy, we would say its release meant the death of many trees for the printing.) As […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, State

West Virginia Natural Gas Power Project Shelved

October 13, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

A developer has shelved a 920-MW natural gas–fired power plant planned for Brooke County, West Virginia, citing “changing conditions in the energy and financial markets” and alleged coal industry interference. Energy Solutions Consortium (ESC), a single purpose entity engaged in […]


News and Policies, World

Total invests into hydrogen vehicle supplier Hyzon Motors

October 13, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, the venture capital arm of European energy giant Total announced a strategic investment led by Total and other specialist hydrogen investors into hydrogen mobility and clean energy company HYZON Motors. Established as a spin-off from Singapore-headquartered […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump unveils plans to end bifacial exemption, raise solar import tariff rates

October 12, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The Trump Administration in the US has set in motion plans to repeal the exemption for bifacial panels within Section 201 trade tariffs, while also increasing the proposed tariff from 15% to 18% from next year. The White House has […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Aggreko launches solar power rental scheme

October 12, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Aggreko has launched a solar power rental offer, allowing companies to borrow 1MW PV solutions without a long-term commitment. The systems are available for a minimum term of five years, keeping financial and technical commitment low, as there is no […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: GPM buys Empire’s fuel distribution and retail locations

October 9, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

ARKO Holdings and GPM Investments announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Empire Petroleum Partners’ fuel distribution business and retail locations. The acquisition will add approximately 1,500 independently operated fueling stations to GPM’s existing fuel distribution network. Currently […]


News and Policies, World

Proserv and Synaptec sign alliance agreement

October 8, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The objective of the partnership is to move both companies forward in several energy markets, including offshore wind and upstream oil and gas, via the co-development of multiple products and services. Synaptec was founded in Glasgow in 2014 and provides […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Soltec plans €150m IPO to capitalise on solar’s growth trajectory

October 7, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Spanish solar tracker manufacturer Soltec has unveiled plans to raise up to €150 million through an initial public offering to take aim at solar’s continued growth trajectory worldwide. According to an intent to file (ITF) document seen by PV Tech, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

From hydrogen fuel-cells to giant airbags, construction and roadworks are changing

October 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers. The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and ideas focused on sustainability and efficiency becoming increasingly important. One […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Behind the rise of US utility-driven solar

October 5, 2020

Via: PV Resources

As the US tilts towards a presidential election that will very much decide the country’s path for the next four years, federal policy towards renewables and, indeed, climate action in general, hangs in the balance. But in the absence of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: Plans unveiled for Northwest’s first hydrogen station

October 2, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

US Northwest’s first hydrogen filling station will open in Washington State in late 2021. The new site will be developed as part of the Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Project, which will lay the foundation for the expected growth of zero-emission personal […]


News and Policies, World

Philippines: Shell launches dedicated biker fuel lane

October 2, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell has launched the biker-specific fuel islands, also known as biker fuel lanes, designed to enhance their protection and efficiency on the road. Shell staff in these dedicated hubs will also give special or VIP priority to these bikers driving […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Californian wildfire smoke slashed solar generation last month

October 1, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Smoke from wildfires in California caused solar-powered generation in the state to nosedive last month as airborne particles blocked out sunlight, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). In the first two weeks of September, average solar generation in […]