When will the United States exploit its enormous geothermal energy potential?

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Following the COP26 summit in November, it seems that governments are racing to develop their renewable energy sectors. But as they turn their backs on fossil fuels, many seem to focus almost solely on wind and solar power, largely neglecting alternative options. After years of development, the US geothermal industry is finally gaining momentum, but … Read more

Non-hydro renewables overtake hydroelectricity for the first time

Non-hydro renewables overtake hydroelectricity for the first time

ISTANBUL Non-hydro renewable generation, which includes wind, solar and bioenergy, has doubled in Turkey since 2017 and surpassed hydropower for the first time, according to a report by UK think tank Ember. class=”cf”> “Drought also played a role in the shift between hydroelectric and non-hydroelectric renewables,” the report released on Jan. 20 said.The decline of … Read more

Renewables: How this year’s budget can bring India closer to its green energy goal

Renewables: How this year's budget can bring India closer to its green energy goal

There is a lot to look forward to in the 2022-2023 budget. The government has already set a target of reaching 500 gigawatts (GW) and a 50% share of energy from non-fossil fuels by 2030, backed by a commitment of net zero emissions by 2070 during COP26. As the government knows, in order to achieve … Read more

Do we have enough metals to go green using renewable energy and electric vehicles?

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As countries around the world focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers are working to develop a host of green technologies that will mitigate global warming. In addition to the rise of renewable energy, there is a surge in the production of electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are expected to reduce dependence on the use of … Read more

Some rural cooperatives adopt renewable energy and maintain fixed tariffs

Some rural cooperatives adopt renewable energy and maintain fixed tariffs

In a field in Ramsey north of the Twin Cities, a solar panel generates power from the sun. What’s unusual about this network are the large white boxes connected to it that are the size of shipping containers. These are batteries that store energy when the sun is shining, to be used when the cost … Read more

Renewable energy will be 12% to 29% cheaper than fossil fuels in India, China and Australia: report

Renewable energy will be 12% to 29% cheaper than fossil fuels in India, China and Australia: report

India, China and Australia are the top three countries where renewable energy is 12% to 29% cheaper than the cheapest fossil fuel, said Wood Mackenzie, a UK-based research firm. United, in its latest report. However, renewable energy prices in the Asia-Pacific region are about 16% higher on average than fossil fuel costs over the lifetime … Read more

Department of Energy slammed for funding ‘fake’ plastic solutions

Department of Energy slammed for funding 'fake' plastic solutions

The US Department of Energy, or DOE, announced this week that it will invest $13.4 million in research funding to address the plastic industry’s contributions to pollution and climate change. But while the agency touted the investment as an opportunity to address pressing environmental issues while creating an “influx of clean manufacturing jobs for American … Read more

Why Setting Boundaries Is The Secret To Conserving Energy And Focusing On What Matters

Why Setting Boundaries Is The Secret To Conserving Energy And Focusing On What Matters

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. One of the major storylines of the 1989 film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade revolves around the search for the fountain of youth – a magical elixir that makes a person live forever. I watched this movie years ago, fascinated by the idea that something as … Read more

Meeting the Clean Energy Goal

Of all the measures taken, three proved to be game-changers: tariff bundling to make solar an acceptable option for electricity distribution companies (discoms); promoting solar parks to achieve scale and speed of deployment; and instituting payment security mechanisms to de-risk investments in RE projects.

There is a need to create a dedicated entity to address the challenges facing renewable energy in India By Disha Agarwal & Neeraj Kuldeep The year 2022 could be a pivotal year for India’s energy transition. Recently, some of India’s largest energy companies – Reliance Industries Ltd, Adani Group and NTPC Ltd – had announced … Read more

How renewable hydrogen could shake up the geopolitics of energy

How renewable hydrogen could shake up the geopolitics of energy

According to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the transition of the global energy system from fossil fuels to renewable hydrogen could lead to a significant reassessment of geopolitical relations, potentially supporting the emergence of new powers. world. Australia is well placed to retain its status as the world’s largest … Read more