Aleksandar Paunoski

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Конкуренцията между САЩ и Русия в газовата сфера поставя Европа пред труден избор

<b>Схема на ръста на газовите доставки за Европа</b><p><b>В тази връзка, в появил се наскоро анализ на агенция</b> <b>Bloomberg</b> <b>се подчертава, че според прогнозите на</b> …

SUNITI I ŠIJITI: 1360 GODINA NEPOMIRLJIVOSTI Kako je davni raskol među Muhamedovim sljedbenicima postao najopasnija prijetnja suvremenom svijetu

Havel okvir Širi je Bliski istok poprište mnogobrojnih sukoba i daleko je najkonfliktnije područje na planetu. Stradavanja koja se posljednjih godina …

Developing world using more coal, offsetting cuts elsewhere

A decrease in coal consumption in the developed world will be matched by an increase in the developing world, according to major energy outlooks. …

Fossil Fuels

Water Wars on the Nile

In Ethiopia, Africa’s largest-ever dam and hydroelectric power plant is inching closer to completion. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on …

Red Sea

We’ve been talking about a national grid for years. It might be time to do it.

A massive new study confirms a national energy grid would pay for itself.<p>The US does not have a national energy grid.<p>Instead, functionally speaking, it has three grids: the Eastern Interconnection, ERCOT (a Texas grid, basically), and the Western Interconnection. Though there are a few small ties …

Electrical Grid

Monster energy project wants to use Loch Ness as a giant battery

A different kind of Loch Ness Monster.<p>A company called Intelligent Land Investments (ILI) is proposing a huge 2.4 gigawatt-hour pumped hydroelectric …

What happens when the coal economy dies? Here's the story of one Texas town on life support

ROCKDALE — David Montelongo isn’t used to being alone.<p>He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working …

Here's how much energy Americans used last year

Every year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a federal research facility funded by the Department of Energy and UC Berkeley, puts out a fascinating Sankey diagram that shows the fate of all energy that gets generated and consumed in the United States in a given year.<p>Today's visualization …

The 'Rush To Gas' Will Strand Billions As Renewables Get Cheaper, Study Says

Power producers are rushing to build natural gas plants and pipelines to replace retiring coal, but in less than 10 years much of that infrastructure will be more expensive to operate than the cost to build new renewables, according to an analysis released today by the Rocky Mountain Institute.<p>That …

Natural Gas

Can Russia build turbines as well as Germany's Siemens?

Russian businesses have been tasked with developing and building gas turbines in order to make up for lost imports. German engineers assess whether …

Renewable Energy

Egypt Could Become Europe’s Next Big Energy Hub

Egypt’s oil and gas future has been looking bleak for years, as the impact of the Arab Spring, the emergence of a Muslim Brotherhood government and a …

We All Love Wind Power, Unless You Want to Make Money

Climate change will have some very unpleasant consequences, unless we cut our dependence on fossil power. Generating electricity from the wind is …

Kosovo blamed for slowing down Europe's electricity

Twenty-five European countries have been suffering from "slow electricity" since January, so if you had wondered why you kept needing to adjust your clock radio, or the time display on your electric oven, then be baffled no longer. Media reports suggest it is all Kosovo and Serbia's fault.<p>Supply …

Electric vehicles are the future, but their batteries are stuck in the past

Electric vehicles, many believe, will save the planet, and the humans that live on it. But that only if making them doesn’t decimate it (and us) …

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

Sungrow<p><b>The Chinese province of Anhui built a massive floating solar farm on top of an abandoned coal mine. An even larger floating solar plant will come online by May 2018.</b>• <b><br>Due to rising concerns surrounding air pollution-related deaths, China is trying to invest more heavily in renewable energy</b> …

Coal beats competitors for power plant heating in eastern U.S. record cold

The bitter cold weather across much of the country has made coal the leading provider of electricity for heating in the eastern U.S., beating out all …

Grid Of The Future

We are at the cusp of a technological revolution with the Smart Cities. A big part of this revolution is a phenomenon called Smart Grid. “Smart Grid” …

Smart Grids

dr. sc. Jadranka Polović: SOROS: FILANTROP ILI ZAO DUH TRANZICIJSKE ISTOČNE EUROPE (2)

Analize<p>dr. sc. Jadranka Polović Dec 01, 2017<p>Američki milijarder, burzovni špekulant, svjetski poznati filantrop, George Soros, nedavno je, prema …

How Blockchain Could Give Us a Smarter Energy Grid - MIT Technology Review

On an electricity grid, electrons generated from the sun, wind, or other renewable sources are indistinguishable from those generated by fossil …

Blockchain

Tesla battery races to save Australia grid from coal plant crash – injecting 7MW in milliseconds

Tesla’s world record sized 100MW/129MWh lithium ion battery reacted within milliseconds when an Australia coal power plant removed itself from the power grid last Thursday. Technically, the Tesla battery responded to the trip event, and finished its work, before the coal plant’s backup plant …

Why Kenya’s push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises

Kenya wants to go nuclear. Since 2012, Nairobi has been talking the talk and walking the walk. It has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency …

Bitcoin is ruining the planet

If you're like me, you've probably been ignoring the bitcoin phenomenon for years — because it seemed too complex, far-fetched, or maybe even too libertarian. But if you have any interest in a future where the world moves beyond fossil fuels, you and I should both start paying attention now.<p>Last …

Bitcoin Mining

Energy Minister: Natural gas can transform Israel’s geopolitical status

• ><br>• ><p>Yuval Steinitz. (photo credit: OHAD TZVEIGENBERG‏/POOL)<p>Israel’s discovery of huge natural gas fields in the Mediterranean could turn the country …

A new Cold War? - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

The struggle for dominance between Saudi Arabia and Iran – one the leader of the Sunni Muslim world, the other of the Shi’ite – is being conducted up …

The geopolitical implications of renewable energy

An October report from BlackRock (BLK) — the world’s largest publicly traded investment management firm — wisely states, “markets are calm but geopolitics are anything but.”<p>Wind and solar energy — two leading renewable energy options — could possibly become a dangerous part of an energy mix as the …

Renewable Energy

Five things the new government should do to help Kenya meet its energy needs

Without energy there would be no electricity to support the economic, social or political growth of any country. But to make it a real enabler of …

Fossil fuels will be main energy source for decades - OPEC

VIENNA (AP) — OPEC says growth in global oil demand will steadily lessen from an annual average of 1.3 million barrels a day between 2016 and 2020, …

Oil

History of Power: The Evolution of the Electric Generation Industry

<i>POWER magazine was launched in 1882, just as the world was beginning to grasp the implications of a new, versatile form of energy: electricity.</i> …

China Takes an Expansionist View of Geopolitics

Former U.S. national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski managed to capture thousands of years of Chinese history in about 10 words. In his seminal …

The three-degree world: the cities that will be drowned by global warming

When UN climate negotiators meet for summit talks this month, there will be a new figure on the table: 3C.<p>Until now, global efforts such as the Paris …