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Innovative energy storage project to be unveiled by Ryerson, eCamion

Ryerson University in Toronto and a high-tech startup company called eCamion Inc. will unveil a pilot project Wednesday that allows energy to be stored in a unit that sits on hydro poles.<p>An eCamion storage unit combined with a smart controller developed by Ryerson researchers and students will …

Nigerians can no longer import one of their prized possessions: low-cost power generators

Nigeria’s epileptic power problem, which often leaves millions without electricity every day, is regularly cited as one of the major challenges hampering economic development of Africa’s largest economy.<p>Low-cost mini generators, popularly called <i>‘I better pass my neighbour’</i>, are must-haves for new …

Emerging Markets

UK to stop all coal power production by 2026

All of the UK's coal power stations will be closed within 10 years, the government has announced.<p>Around 28 percent of all power generated in the UK …

Amber Rudd

World's biggest floating wind farm is coming to Scotland

Just days after Danish energy provider Dong announced it had signed off plans to build the world's largest offshore wind farm comes news of another milestone in the UK's push for renewable energy. The Scottish Government has confirmed it has given consent to another Scandinavian company, Norway's …

Energy Market

Renewable energy microgrids are the future

When everyone you talk to about solar power, talks about battery storage too, you know the energy market is on the cusp of a big change. We often …

Renewable Energy
United Kingdom

These Three Trends Have Radically Redefined the Energy Market

Michael Liebreich, the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, set out the trends upending the global energy markets and ushering in what he termed …

Fossil Fuels

Uruguay's Green Energy Policy: The World's Best Kept Secret? - Law Street

Anyone tuning into the first Democratic debate heard hopeful Bernie Sanders’ shout out to Denmark–and Hillary Clinton’s subsequent dismissal of …

Energy policy is putting the British steel industry at risk

British steelmakers pay nearly twice as much for their electricity as their German and French rivals<p>The loss of so many jobs in the UK steel industry in such a short period of time is nothing short of a tragedy. But much of the finger-pointing that has accompanied news of the Redcar plant closure …

Tata Steel
Wind Power

Solar industry fears "systematic dismantling of UK renewable energy policy"

Solar industry fears “systematic dismantling of UK renewable energy policy”<p>The solar power industry has challenged the government to support a three …

Pakistan

Israel’s Crippling Blockade: Gaza Electricity Lines Disconnected as Energy Crisis Worsens | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Two power lines providing electricity to the Gaza Strip were disconnected overnight Tuesday further fueling an ongoing energy crisis in the</i> …

There Is A Smart, Sustainable Way To Solve The Energy Crisis -- So Why Is It Essentially Illegal?

On a recent Thursday in April, NRG’s Station A group, a product development team working toward renewable energy solutions in San Francisco, turned on its prototype microgrid for the very first time. Housed in the decommissioned Potrero Generating Station -- the first fossil fuel plant built in the …

Energy

Illustrating India’s Energy Crisis - MIT Technology Review

The November/December cover of the magazine highlights our feature on India’s struggle to provide electricity to its rapidly growing population in …

Intelligence

Britain is in an energy crisis and blackouts are a real possibility

Figures show that the gap between supply and demand for electricity will be just 1.2% at peak times this winter. This is the smallest in a decade, according to National Grid.<p>The smaller the gap, the more likely that blackouts and energy losses will happen.<p>The company pointed out that it has …

Hydroelectric Power

Lost in Transition: How the energy sector is missing potential demand destruction

en<p>Latest<p>Margin call: Refining Capacity in a 2ᵒC world<p>02 November 2017<p>What does a 2°C scenario mean for future refining capacity? In this paper,...<p>2 …

Norway Plans To Construct A Fleet Of Plug-In Hybrid Ships

<b>Published on</b> October 26th, 2015 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>41<p>October 26th, 2015 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Originally published on <i>Gas2</i>.<p>Norway depends on ships for much of …

Electric Vehicles

Recommended Energy Reads This Week - MIT Technology Review

Hunting the Godzilla El Niño<br>This year’s El Niño—a warming of the sea surface across the southern Pacific, which can cause all sorts of abnormal …

San Francisco

7 questions that will shape the future of sustainability

It’s a challenge for everyone: Where should I focus my effort? What’s worth trying now, and what do I need to prepare for? To answer these questions, …

Innovation

Thinking Differently About Where to Deploy Solar-Plus-Storage

The market for distributed batteries in the U.S. has largely been limited to states with obvious economic benefits: California and New York.<p>With a …