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Alternative Energy

WoodMac Sees $1 Trillion At Risk for Clean Energy Investments Under Trump

May 21, 2024 at 16:41 | Alex Kimani

A second Trump presidency could place a huge part of renewable energy investments at risk, increase carbon emissions by 1 billion tonnes more by 2050 and delay peak fossil fuel…

Climate Funding Helps U.S. Farmers Slash Their Energy Bills

May 21, 2024 at 16:34 | Tsvetana Paraskova

After reeling from soaring energy costs in 2022, when diesel prices in the U.S. hit a record high, American farmers are taking advantage of provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act…

China's Solar Executives Fear Western Trade Barriers Could Jeopardize Exports

May 21, 2024 at 12:25 | ZeroHedge

Solar executives in China are railing the U.S. and Europe over trade protectionism, claiming that the West should instead “let the best technology win” in their respective markets. The Financial Times 

A Promising Solution to Boosting Ethanol Production

May 21, 2024 at 11:54 | Brian Westenhaus

Osaka Metropolitan University researchers have found that persimmon tannin, known for its antioxidant properties, improves the growth of yeast in the presence of ethanol. It’s a case of naturally derived…

Game-Changing Research Unlocks New Wind Energy Potential

May 20, 2024 at 08:43 | Brian Westenhaus

EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) researchers have used a genetic learning algorithm to identify optimal pitch profiles for the blades of vertical-axis wind turbines. Vertical-axis wind turbines with their…

Europe Needs To Address Intermittent Renewables Generation

May 17, 2024 at 11:58 | Tsvetana Paraskova

While solar and wind power installations and power generation are booming in Europe, policymakers need to address the growing gap between baseload capacity and soaring intermittent renewable electricity. Europe still…

New Tech Could Make Solar Panels More Efficient

May 17, 2024 at 09:02 | Brian Westenhaus

University of Ottawa researchers have now devised a smart approach to optimize solar energy effectiveness. Their innovative method includes incorporating artificial ground reflectors, a simple yet powerful…

Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Redefined by Machine Learning

May 17, 2024 at 08:41 | Brian Westenhaus

EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) researchers have used a genetic learning algorithm to identify optimal pitch profiles for the blades of vertical-axis wind turbines.

Saudis Fear Overheating Economy Could Slow Diversification from Oil

May 16, 2024 at 11:18 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The world’s largest crude oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, is looking to prevent its economy from overheating and driving inflation higher as it aims to boost growth in its non-oil sector.…

UAE and Oman Partner for Renewable Energy and Green Tech Projects

May 14, 2024 at 09:12 | Felicity Bradstock

The Middle East is expanding its renewable energy and clean tech sectors at an accelerated pace, as several countries plan for economic diversification beyond oil and gas. While fossil fuels…

Machine Learning Could Make Geothermal Energy More Affordable

May 10, 2024 at 09:34 | Felicity Bradstock

As governments and private companies pump funds into research and development, aiming to achieve the innovation needed to advance renewable energy operations, we are seeing greater progress in the global…

Nuclear Energy: The New Geopolitical Battleground

May 10, 2024 at 09:24 | Haley Zaremba

While the west has had a considerable amount of success imposing energy sanctions on Russia in response to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Russian nuclear sector exports have proven harder…

China Controls 80% of World's Solar Panel Supply Chain

May 09, 2024 at 09:37 | ZeroHedge

In 2023, solar energy accounted for three-quarters of renewable capacity additions worldwide. Most of this growth occurred in Asia, the EU, and the U.S., continuing a trend observed…

Transparent Materials Unlock New Possibilities for Photovoltaics

May 03, 2024 at 10:29 | Brian Westenhaus

Some materials are transparent to light of a certain frequency. When such light is shone on them, electrical currents can still be…

Egypt Eyes Large Role in Green Hydrogen Production

May 02, 2024 at 09:00 | Alan Mammoser

As host of COP27 two years ago, Egypt saw a flurry of announcements for large scale green hydrogen production mostly in the huge Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) that straddles…

UK Needs to Double Clean Energy Deployment to Meet Net Zero Target

May 01, 2024 at 09:38 | Haley Zaremba

  Despite significant advancements in its renewable energy sector, the United Kingdom is lagging way behind where it needs to be in terms of clean energy development. The country needs…

The Stage Is Set for a Resurgence of Nuclear Power in the U.S.

May 01, 2024 at 08:59 | ZeroHedge

The United States is about to experience a resurgence in nuclear energy. The federal government is expected to continue restarting shuttered nuclear power plants in the coming years to meet…

Fossil Fuels Hit All-Time Low in UK Electricity Generation

Apr 24, 2024 at 09:17 | City A.M

Fossil fuels have provided the lowest amount of UK electricity for a one-hour time period on record.

India Emerges as a Major Exporter of Solar Panels

Apr 23, 2024 at 09:39 | Rystad Energy

Rystad Energy’s latest data reveals renewable energy installations in India surged to a record 7.1 gigawatts (GW) in March, more than doubling the previous record of 3.5 GW…

Tech Leaders Big Big On Green Energy Startups

Apr 22, 2024 at 09:27 | ZeroHedge

Sam Altman and venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz are betting on solar power and energy storage that can supply a low-carbon future to artificial intelligence data centers. Altman,…

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