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How the Energy Industry Will Grow in 2020

Major shifts — including new technology, rising oil prices and a changing climate — are encouraging investors to look to new energy sources. In 2020, power consumption and the industry as a whole is expected to grow significantly.

Energy Storage Systems Market to record USD 500 billion by 2025, at 6% CAGR from 2019 to 2025

According to the IEA, renewable share in power generation is projected to grow to 40% by 2040. Furthermore, rising demand for effective load management and continuous power supply will enhance the product penetration.

Toyota to Build Prototype City of the Future

Envisioned as a "living laboratory," the Woven City will serve as a home to full- time residents and researchers who will be able to test and develop technologies such as autonomy, robotics, personal mobility, smart homes and ai in a real-world environment.

Thermoelectric Materials Lead to Cleaner Energy

Thermoelectric materials have long held the potential to provide clean alternatives for current energy sources. Efficient energy sources are becoming crucial due to the environmental damage sustained from rising greenhouse gas emissions.

In 2019, Kicking Biomass Out of the Clean Energy Club

Per unit of energy, biomass power plants emit more carbon dioxide from their smokestacks than coal plants. And cutting down older trees and replacing them with saplings reduces the amount of carbon stored in that forest, even under a best-case scenario.

Using Aerial Imagery for Roof Measurements and Shading Analysis

Compared to the average cost of just one site visit and one change order - which, conservatively, can total $500 or more - an EagleView Inform™ report returns more than five times the investment in cost savings for a project.

A Comforting Thought For 2020: Clean Energy is Thriving

Onshore wind power in the U.S. officially passed 100 GW in October of this year. Looking forward, the Energy Information Agency also expects that a record breaking 14.3 GW of wind will come online in 2020.

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S2A's #GreenLuxHome Will Feature the World's Only Patented Graphene Solar Panel From FreeVolt

The first electrically self-sustaining, custom luxury homes from S2A will be powered by the only graphene solar panel in existence globally, changing the game with unprecedented energy production, durability, immunity to climate, and overall service life.

Oil vs. Gas: Which is the best option?

The threat of climate change is looming over us more than ever and one of the burning questions of our time remains: ‘how can we create a greener, more sustainable future that still allows businesses to thrive?’

Solar Installations to Grow by Additional 142 GW in 2020 - Seven Times the World's Total Solar Installations a Decade Ago

Global solar installations will continue double-digit growth rates into the new decade, according to the new 2020 Global Photovoltaic (PV) Demand Forecast by IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

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Massive Battery Proposed Near Retired Navajo Coal Plant, Reports Daybreak Power

-FERC accepts application for $3.6 billion pumped storage hydro project -2,200 MW storage facility to anchor Navajo transition to carbon-free energy -Will deliver renewable energy to L.A., Vegas, Phoenix on demand

Pioneering the green economy: Certification opens pathway to diversify renewable energy mix as WaveRoller is certified by Lloyd's Register (LR).

The certificate was presented in person by LR's Senior Vice President of Clean Energy and Innovation, Tristan Chapman, to Sami Tuhkanen, Chairperson of AW-Energy on January 16, 2020.

Battery 'scale-up' needed to hit Paris Agreement temperature target, says industry expert

A recent World Economic Forum report found that, in the right conditions, battery technologies could reduce emissions in the transport and power sectors by 30% - enough to hit the 2°C Paris Agreement target.

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Suppression of Grid Study Bolstering Clean Energy Transition

Energy Department Blocked Release of Research Detrimental to Fossil Fuels

GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

-GE awarded a multi-million dollar project with EDF Renewables and ESB's Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to design, supply, construct, and commission substations -The deal brings together collaborative expertise to flexibly deliver significant efficiencies to EDF Renewables and ESB -The project will help deliver low-carbon energy to 375,000 Scottish homes1

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