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Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Renewables

Renewable Energy Fast Facts for the United States in 2019

3 Nov , 2020  

eia.gov, 11/3/2020. In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) new U.S. renewable energy consumption by source and sector chart published in the Monthly Energy Review shows […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Flexibility Services Could Introduce New Players to Energy Sector

25 Jun , 2020  

Originally published on greentechmedia.com on June 24, 2020. A collaboration between Vodafone and Energy Web is evidence that an emerging flexibility services opportunity is luring new players to the energy sector, insiders believe. The mobile giant and the energy blockchain leader last month announced a partnership to use subscriber identification module (SIM) technology as a […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Renewables

Wind and Solar Markets Require Change for Future Longevity

3 Jun , 2020  

This article was originally published on greentechmedia.com on May 15, 2020. Dramatic reductions in the cost of wind and solar have led to optimism that they can be primary contributors to low-carbon electricity grids. But there’s an important obstacle to their profitability: revenue decline. Adding wind and solar to the grid tends to reduce electricity prices during the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Uncategorized

Ask the Expert: What is the Business Model of a VPP? (Part 2)

10 Apr , 2020  

Written by Jan Aengenvoort, Next Kraftwerke Welcome back to the second part of Zondits’ exploration of virtual power plants! Part 1 of the series provided a brief introduction to VPPs. In part 2, we answer the following question: What is the Business Model of a VPP? For a couple of years now, the role of the virtual […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Emerging Technology, Energy Storage, Renewables

Could Ammonia be the Future of Energy Storage?

11 Jul , 2018  

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Bryan Kilgore, ERS for Zondits, July 10, 2018 Siemens is testing the use of ammonia to transport hydrogen for energy storage, particularly in conjunction with renewable generation. Hydrogen has proven particularly challenging to transport; however, ammonia is a common industrial product that is already transported in large quantities. Currently, ammonia is predominantly produced using the […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Renewables

Rocky Mountain Institute Report: The Economics of Clean Energy Portfolios

12 Jun , 2018  

Written by Ryan Pollin, ERS for Zondits, June 11, 2018 A new Rocky Mountain Institute report, “The Economics of Clean Energy Portfolios,” considers four proposed gas plants in different areas of the United States, comparing the cost of their construction and operation to a locale-appropriate mix of clean energy resources – solar, wind, storage, and […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

Efficient Heating and Cooling a Focus for NY Clean Energy Plan

27 Mar , 2018  

New York REV

Clean Heating Is Part of NY’s Energy Efficiency Solution Written by Sneha Ayyagari & Miles Farmer, nrdc.org, March 16, 2018. Achieving New York’s climate and clean energy goals hinges upon a comprehensive and ambitious plan to increase energy efficiency savings in New York across all fuels. As NRDC and a large coalition of advocates expressed […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Solar Farm to Launch at Site of Chernobyl

2 Mar , 2018  

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A Visit to Chernobyl as It Transforms Into a Solar Farm Energy production is about to resume at the site of the worst nuclear accident in history. Atlas Obscura, February 28, 2018 In April 1986 the nuclear accident at Chernobyl devastated a large swathe of land in the north of Ukraine. The workers’ city of Pripyat was evacuated, […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Businesses are Evolving and Contributing to the Foundations of a Cleaner Future

17 Jul , 2017  

Adapting to a Renewable-rich Grid: Businesses Embrace Building Management Solutions Renewable Energy World, July 12, 2017 Transitioning to the energy landscape of the future is oftentimes distilled down to a rise in renewable power generation. But the reality is that myriad industries are evolving and contributing to the foundations of a cleaner future. Here, the […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

All Coal Power Stations to Close by 2025 in Britain

10 Nov , 2016  

Britain’s last coal power plants to close by 2025 The Guardian, November 9, 2016 The last coal power station in Britain will be forced to close in 2025, the government said as it laid out its plan to phase-out the polluting fossil fuel. Ministers promised last year that the UK would close coal power within […]

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