Renewable Energy

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The world’s ‘largest all electric commercial aircraft’ completes its first flight

CNBC


The planet’s “largest all electric commercial aircraft” has completed its maiden flight, the latest example of a zero-emission form of transport taking to the skies.

The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan took off from an airport in Moses Lake, Washington, …

U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

EIA


In 2019, U.S. annual energy consumption from renewable sources exceeded coal consumption for the first time since before 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review. This outcome mainly reflects the continued decline in …

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Offshore wind project near Virginia Beach to use giant turbines with 108-meter blades

CNBC


A vast offshore wind project planned for waters off the coast of Virginia Beach looks set to use Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s latest wind turbines, it was announced Tuesday.

The European company said that the 2.64 gigawatt (GW) Dominion …

Coronavirus is causing the biggest fall in global energy investment in history: IEA

Coronavirus is causing the biggest fall in global energy investment in history: IEA

Oil&Gas


Impacts are being felt across the energy world, from fuel and power supply to efficiency, with serious implications for energy security and clean energy transitions

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Carla Sertin writes an excellent summary of the

NET Power oxy-combustion natural gas facility in La Porte, Texas (Net Power Inc./Wikimedia Commons)

Carbon capture and the Allam Cycle: The future of electricity or a carbon pipe(line) dream? -Can this be the missing bridge?

Atlantic Council 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Very interesting technology for natural gas power plants and ESG. Some of the key takeaways are: (1) 100% capture of emissions while being cost, and efficiency competitive, with advanced natural gas plants with

IEA: New renewable energy to decline for the first time in 20 years

IEA: New renewable energy to decline for the first time in 20 years

Due to delays in construction caused by lockdown measures, the number of new renewable power installations worldwide will decline in 2020 for first time in 20 years, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

May 20, 2020 - 12:45 pm Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind

Ameresco Again Secures Position as Prequalified Supplier on the Scottish Non-Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework

Ameresco Again Secures Position as Prequalified Supplier on the Scottish Non-Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework

May 20, 2020 - 6:30 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind
Ministry of Energy Announces Significant International Interest in 100 MW Wind Power Tender

Ministry of Energy Announces Significant International Interest in 100 MW Wind Power Tender

360 Feed Wire


Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 20 2020: The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan is pleased to announce significant international interest in the tender for the construction of a new 100 MW wind power plant.

 Global, independent private electricity producers

May 20, 2020 - 6:06 am International, Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
JPMorgan Chase shareholders defeat call for greater climate-change disclosure at world’s largest oil funder

JPMorgan Chase shareholders defeat call for greater climate-change disclosure at world’s largest oil funder

Environmental groups say it’s past time for JPMorgan Chase to catch up with its banking peers and implement a strategy to decarbonize and de-risk its lending portfolio.

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Details released of a huge offshore wind turbine that can power 18,000 homes per year

CNBC


Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has released details of a 14-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine, in the latest example of how technology in the sector is increasing in scale.

With 108-meter-long blades and a rotor diameter of 222 meters, …

Source: Reuters

Coronavirus widens climate rift between European and U.S. oil majors

Reuters


LONDON – Europe’s top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share of their cash to green energy projects since the coronavirus outbreak in a bet the global health crisis will leave a long-term dent in fossil fuel …

AECOM turns over West Riverside Energy Center to Alliant Energy

AECOM turns over West Riverside Energy Center to Alliant Energy

AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s premier infrastructure firm, announced today that it has turned over care, custody and control of the newly completed West Riverside Energy Center located near Beloit, Wisconsin, to Alliant Energy.

 

Canadians want to seize opportunity in Critical Minerals

Canadians want to seize opportunity in Critical Minerals

OTTAWAMay 13, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released a new national poll, which highlights public enthusiasm for Canada to grow market share as a preferred global supplier of critical minerals, based on …

EarthRenew Announces Upgrades to the Power Production Capabilities of its On-Site 4.0 MW Turbine

EarthRenew Inc. (CSE:ERTH) (“EarthRenew” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has upgraded components of its on-site power generation unit and is now capable of producing power 24/7, in time for peak summer demand. The upgrades to the …

EIA: Short-Term Energy Outlook

EIA: Short-Term Energy Outlook

EIA


Forecast Highlights

 

Global liquid fuels

  • Although all market outlooks are subject to many risks, the May edition of EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook remains subject to heightened levels of uncertainty because the effects on energy markets of mitigation efforts
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North Dakota’s largest power plant looks set to close as the owner bets on wind energy

CNBC


A 1,151-megawatt (MW) coal power station in North Dakota is set to be retired after it was deemed to have “lost value compared to other alternatives in recent years.”

Announcing the decision at the end of last week, electric

Lotus and Centrica Agree Partnership to Redesign Electric Vehicle Ownership

Lotus and Centrica Agree Partnership to Redesign Electric Vehicle Ownership

LONDONMay 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Centrica plc, the parent company of British Gas, and British motor manufacturer Lotus are working together to develop a new model for electric vehicle ownership that fully integrates future mobility and energy.

Heavy equipment mover soil on one of the mounds as Rio Tinto Kennecott officials talk about their work to reclaim land after the closer of the Barney’s Canyon gold on Tuesday

COVID-19 disrupts global supply of critical minerals

Deseret News


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article from the Deseret News has a lot of golden nuggets tucked away throughout the post. (1) Some members of Congress are starting to realize that we cannot rely on other

Hydrogen’s time is now in post-pandemic world

Hydrogen’s time is now in post-pandemic world

Arab News


LONDON: Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Now, as major economies prepare green investments to kickstart growth, advocates spy a golden chance to drag the niche energy into the mainstream of a …

Coronavirus continues to impact the wind energy sector as Germany’s Nordex withdraws guidance

Coronavirus continues to impact the wind energy sector as Germany’s Nordex withdraws guidance

CNBC


Nordex has become the latest wind turbine manufacturer to withdraw guidance for the 2020 financial year, in another example of how the coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the renewable energy sector.

In a statement issued Tuesday the German company said …

Cheap oil? A pandemic? No big deal for renewable energy, experts say

Cheap oil? A pandemic? No big deal for renewable energy, experts say

NBC


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is an amazing time we are living. With the Corona virus, and and the lowest oil prices in years, it will be interesting to see if there will be a delay in renewable

May 2, 2020 - 9:11 pm International, Renewable Energy
Update Post Wreck Footage: New heavy-lift crane due to work at giant Scottish wind project ‘collapses’

Update Post Wreck Footage: New heavy-lift crane due to work at giant Scottish wind project ‘collapses’

Offshorewind.biz


The Orion is under construction and owned by COSCO (QIDONG) OFFSHORE CO., LTD. – Video below. Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: I am glad no one was killed, but would someone answer the phone in the film?

COSCO …

May 2, 2020 - 8:41 pm International, Offshore, Popular 1, Renewable Energy
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The US wind industry installed over 1,800 megawatts in first quarter, but the coronavirus remains a risk

CNBC


The first quarter of 2020 saw the U.S. wind industry install more than 1,800 megawatts (MW) of new capacity, a report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has revealed.

According to the AWEA’s report, 11 new projects with

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Energy demand, hit by coronavirus crisis, is set to see record drop this year, IEA says

CNBC


The International Energy Agency said Thursday it expects global energy demand to plunge this year in what the Paris-based agency called the biggest drop since World War II.

With roughly 4.2 billion people around the world subject to some …

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

In 2019, U.S energy production exceeded consumption for the first time in 62 years

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Very interesting data provided by the EIA. If the U.S. energy production exceeded consumption in 2019 with no Covid 19 Virus, what in the world is going to happen this year?

In 2019, …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind,  and do it as good stewards.”

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Gregory Wrightstone -​”We should use all of earth’s resources for the betterment of mankind, and do it as good stewards.”

We were able to sit down with Gregory Wrightstone, Author, Author, Speaker, and Climate Contrarian. While preparing for the interview, I was able to read his book "Inconvenient Facts", and review several interviews that Gregory had participated. The "Green New

Dominion Energy Remains on Schedule to Build Largest Offshore Wind Project in United States

Dominion Energy Remains on Schedule to Build Largest Offshore Wind Project in United States

RICHMOND, Va.April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy and its contractors remain on track to ensure the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project remains on schedule to become an economic driver in Hampton Roads. The project team …

April 27, 2020 - 10:03 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy

2000 km on a Single Charge: Brighsun’s Li-S Batteries to Enter Industrial Trials

FRANKSTON, AUS, Apr 21, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – Lithium batteries will soon power Electric Vehicles (EVs) traveling 2,000 km on a single charge, say the team at Brighsun New Energy. The company is preparing for industrial trials later in …

April 20, 2020 - 7:30 pm Press Releases, Renewable Energy
America’s ‘clean energy’ workforce projected to fall by 15% in months ahead

America’s ‘clean energy’ workforce projected to fall by 15% in months ahead

CNBC


Over 106,000 people working in the U.S. “clean energy” sector lost their jobs in March as the industry struggled to soften the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, it was claimed Wednesday.

The analysis of Department of Labor data, released …

Source: Reuters

Equinor powers ahead with floating wind turbines despite oil crash

Reuters


OSLO – Norway approved on Wednesday Equinor’s 4.8 billion Norwegian crowns ($466 million) plan to build floating offshore wind turbines that will provide electricity to North Sea oil and gas platforms, the energy ministry said.

The long-planned project is …