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After the Bushfires and Amid the Pandemic, Australia’s Fossil Fuel Industry Is Gaining Steam

After the Bushfires and Amid the Pandemic, Australia’s Fossil Fuel Industry Is Gaining Steam

Jacobin


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: There are some key takeaways from this article from Zacharlas Szumer in Australia. The country was devastated by wildfires, then Covid, and now on to recovery. They are undergoing a typical “push-me-pullu” (Spelling from

Crews install one of two turbines for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. Dominion Energy plans to invest billions in offshore wind as it pivots away from natural gas pipelines and slashes greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Dominion Energy Inc.

Dominion points to ESG as key factor in decision to off-load gas assets

S&P Global


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been seeing that ESG is being tied to capital, investor confidence, and public opinion. We also see that if you do not have a well articulated ESG program you (as

BP to invest $70 million in India’s Green Growth Equity Fund

BP to invest $70 million in India’s Green Growth Equity Fund

EnergyWorld


With this BP would become a limited partner in the equity fund, have representation on its advisory committee, and also the rights to co-invest in projects alongside GGEF

New Delhi: BP, UK-based oil and gas firm, on Tuesday …

July 9, 2020 - 2:30 pm International, Power Generation, Solar, Sustainability, Wind
Wind turbines tower over a building on a farm in Colorado City, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2016. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows

FP 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Ok now you really have my attention: “You have to be kidding me”. Allowing a Chinese owned wind farm next to our air base in Texas? I may be calling Governor Abbot on this

GE Renewable Energy is experimenting with 3D-printed turbine bases for taller towers

GE Renewable Energy is experimenting with 3D-printed turbine bases for taller towers

Windpower


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Ok, now you have my interest.

June 17, 2020 - 8:00 am Renewable Energy, Wind
EIA expects 2020 summer U.S. electricity demand to be lowest since 2009

EIA expects 2020 summer U.S. electricity demand to be lowest since 2009

EIA


The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects U.S. electricity demand to total 998 billion kilowatthours this summer (June through August), the lowest level of summer electricity consumption in the United States since 2009 and 5% less than last summer.…

The “Wooden” Future of Wind Energy

The “Wooden” Future of Wind Energy

EnergyTrend


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Ok, now you have my attention. Wood towers capable of replacing the steel towers of a wind farm would help eliminate a large pollution side effect from wind farms. 

Wind turbine towers are for …

June 7, 2020 - 12:40 pm International, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind
Inventor of Wind Turbine Is Trying to Harness Unlimited Power

Inventor of Wind Turbine Is Trying to Harness Unlimited Power

Financial Post


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Ok now I am interested, looking for the next floating wind farm. Call me a skeptic, and we can see it when the tide comes in. Will the blades be recyclable, and

June 7, 2020 - 12:01 pm Climate Change, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind
EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd start construction of the Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd start construction of the Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

PARISJune 2, 2020 /CNW/ – EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB), a leading energy infrastructure company in North America, and wpd, a European renewable energy company, announced today the

June 2, 2020 - 2:30 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
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 …

Source: CNBC

Central Puerto: 10% Increase In Energy Generation, Commencement Of Operations Of Los Olivos (22.8 MW) And Increase Of Power Of Manque (57 MW) Wind Farm

BUENOS AIRES / ACCESSWIRE / May 27, 2020 / Central Puerto S.A (“Central Puerto” or the “Company”) (NYSE:CEPU), a leading power generation company in Argentina, as measured by generated power, reports its consolidated financial results for the First Quarter 2019 …

May 27, 2020 - 6:15 pm Press Releases, Wind
Source: CNBC

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

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