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Microgrids and the Blockchain – Transforming the Energy Supply

In the transition from the centralized utility is the development of the Micro-grid. The Micro-grid offers many benefits to society, including; (a) …

Renewable Energy

Water shortage could displace 50m people

<b>Severity of the water shortage in Iran has not yet dawned on the general public. Even government authorities had not acknowledged the depth of</b> …

The Dire Consequences of Iran’s Water Crisis

Amir Toumaj, Saeed Ghasseminejad<br>23rd February 2018 - FDD Policy Brief<p>The Islamic Republic’s decades-long mismanagement of water resources has led to …

Water crisis spurs protests in Iran

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A number of protests have broken out in Iran since the beginning of the year over water, a growing political concern due to a drought which residents of parched areas and analysts say has been exacerbated by mismanagement.<p>The demonstrations have been relatively small, sporadic …

South Asia

Cities around the world should prepare for running out of water, experts say

It's called "Day Zero": when Cape Town, South Africa's bustling port city, sees its water taps run dry, and its population thrust into a perilous …

Water

Where Is The Highest Grade Lithium Within The Famed Lithium Triangle?

Junior Miners: Now The Top Resource For High Grade Lithium, Supply Vs. Demand Channels Drying Up, Juniors Are Now Considered, “The Future”.<p><b>Following</b> …

Energy

Over 1,000 miles on a single charge: A glimpse into the future of bus travel

Around the world, hundreds of millions, if not billions, of people use buses to get around towns and cities.<p>While they are incredibly popular and …

Why business needs to get serious about water scarcity

Water scarcity is potentially one of the biggest problems facing humanity in the next several decades.<p>Communities and countries around the world …

Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain

"There's really a lack of specificity and understanding of what the use cases are."<p>Jesse Morris, a principal at the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), …

Experts Predict EVs Could Be Cheaper Than Gas-Powered Cars by 2030

Battery Wars Power Change<p>Between now and 2021, battery production all over the world will more than double, Bloomberg reports. With more companies …

Electric Vehicles

Today will be the first day the UK was powered without coal since the industrial revolution

The seismic shift in global energy production was powerfully in evidence today (April 21), when all electricity in the UK was produced for a 24-hour period without burning a single shovelful of coal—for the first time since the industrial revolution.<p>Britain led the world into industrialization in …

Fossil Fuels

Meet The Dad Making A Sustainable Difference In San Diego

California’s drought may have ended but there is still work to be done. With the EPA running the risk of a full defunding under President Trump, research around water conservation is at risk. This is a critical moment for the people of California to save the valuable natural resource and create a …

Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you.<p>A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged …

Could Desalination Be a New Energy Storage Market?

A boom in desalination could create new opportunities for energy storage as developers seek to maximize output from assets powered by wind or …

Clean Energy

Renewable energy on the rise, IEA finds

PARIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The International Energy Agency said Tuesday it expected the share of renewable energy on the global grid to expand more than …

Record Green Power Installations Beat Fossil Fuel for First Time

Renewable energy reached an important turning point last year with record new installations of emissions-free power surpassing sources that burn …

How the coming boom in electric and self-driving vehicles will transform the grid

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance imagines a world in 2030 where transportation in dozens of urban areas is electrified and autonomous, …

Electric Vehicles

Liebreich and McCrone: Electric vehicles – It’s not just about the car | Bloomberg New Energy Finance

By Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board<br>and Angus McCrone, Chief Editor<br>Bloomberg New Energy Finance<p>One of the key characteristics of …

A New Way Forward

World leaders made a bold commitment at the 2015 Paris climate talks to limit global warming to 2° Celsius above pre-industrial levels, with an …

This crowdfunded electric car integrates solar panels for self-charging

<b>The Sion has seating for 6, a range of 150+ miles, 7.5 square meters of solar cells, an air filtration system that uses moss, and a price of less</b> …

Grid-Scale Storage Gets Easier

Grid-Scale Storage Gets Easier<p>RealClearEnergy<p>Elon Musk is a man of big dreams, big plans, large-scale projects (see the Gigafactory now being …

Transportation is now the biggest source of CO2 in the USA

America passed an important milestone recently: the transportation sector now pumps out more Carbon dioxide than the electric power generation …

Beautiful solar-powered car chargers keep the Netherlands moving

Ever since I started driving an electric car, I've been surprised by just how little I need or care about having a charging network available to me. …

Uber’s First Self-Driving Fleet Arrives in Pittsburgh This Month

Near the end of 2014, Uber co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick flew to Pittsburgh on a mission: to hire dozens of the world’s …

Volkswagen’s 2019 electric car to have 300 miles on a 15-minute charge

The upcoming Paris motor show is going to host the unveiling of <b>Volkswagen</b>‘s very first all-electric vehicle, as per an interview with company …

EV Revolution Set To Cripple More Than Just The Oil Industry

The electric car revolution is already underway, and if the long-term projections are even remotely close to accurate, the effects will ripple …

Monthly US Renewable Electricity Generation In 2016 Surpasses Previous Years

<b>Published on</b> August 25th, 2016 | <i>by U.S. Energy Information Administration</i><p>0<p>August 25th, 2016 by <b>U.S. Energy Information Administration</b><p>Originally …

Recommendations to the Nation on Reducing U.S. Oil Dependence: 10 Years Later - The Fuse

10 years ago, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) released a report entitled <i>Recommendations to the Nation on Reducing Oil Dependence</i>. The report, …

Why I Am Skeptical Of Electric Vehicles

Before you start furiously typing out a retort, hear me out. First, I want to make it clear what I am not skeptical about. I am not skeptical about …