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.

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.

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.

Five Companies Selected to Join GCxN Cleantech Accelerator

The five participating companies were selected through a multistage competitive evaluation and are focused on advancing novel utility grid or electric vehicle charging technologies - the areas of focus identified for this cohort.

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per cent of the growth. A third of global power capacity is now based on renewable energy.

Tenth Edition of Data Book Reveals Trends in U.S. and Global Renewable Energy Growth

This year's edition is the first to include data and trends for electric vehicles and energy storage technologies, in addition to data-centric charts for wind, solar, hydropower, and alternative fuels.

Wind Farms Now More Affordable than Coal Plants

Lazard stated that building and operating solar and wind facilities will now be cheaper than running a coal plant in particular areas of the US. As a result, it is actually leading to the closure of many coal plants across the country.

IREC's 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll

After a colossal year of energy policy activity across the states, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) calls out some favorite 2018 success stories in its 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll, announced today.

DC Passed Bill To Move to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

In addition to renewable energy, this new bill also includes an aim to boost solar power's influence by 2041. Despite the attention and positive support, we should note that the bill hasn't yet been signed and will be reviewed by Mayor Muriel Bowser.

"Sun in a box" would store renewable energy for the grid

Design for system that provides solar- or wind-generated power on demand should be cheaper than other leading options.

Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 development picks up

Most powerful land-based turbines to date emerge as U.S. wind power continues strong growth

NREL to Lead $5 Million Initiative to Reduce Energy Use and Increase Energy Efficiency of Major Transportation Hub

Study will identify how electrification, connectivity, and automation can significantly improve energy-efficient transportation of people and goods

Grand Prize Winner in $1.75M Water Abundance XPRIZE Announced at XPRIZE Visioneering 2018

The Skysource / Skywater Alliance, based in Venice Beach, California, received a grand prize of $1.5M for developing an easily deployable high-volume water generator that can be used in any climate

GreenBlu Begins $1.6 Million U.S. Department of Energy Award to Commercialize Adsorption Desalination Technology

New technology to make zero-carbon, zero-discharge desalination and wastewater treatment affordable

Ten Best Practices for Compliance Management

Successful asset managers are able to stay in control by setting the right priorities and by creating a checking system to ensure that nothing falls between the cracks.

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