Energy mix of the future: Looking at the big debate between renewables and nuclear energy — Eco-intelligent

Where do you stand in the big debate between renewables vs nuclear? Should we choose one over the other or is the future of energy a mixture of renewable AND nuclear? Energy mix of the future: Looking at the big debate between renewables and nuclear energy — Eco-intelligent

Risen Signs a Synergetic 140 MW Agreement with UPC-AC Energy Solar — SolarQuarter

Risen Energy Co., Ltd, a leading, Tier 1 manufacturer of high-performance solar photovoltaic products, has just announced a structured 140MWp supply contract with UPC-AC Energy Solar Asia Limited (UPC-AC Energy […] Risen Signs a Synergetic 140 MW Agreement with UPC-AC Energy Solar — SolarQuarter

First Solar Jettisons Its O&M Business

Spread the love by Paula Mints In August, CdTe manufacturer First Solar (FSLR) sold its North America O&M business to NovaSource Power. According to First Solar CEO Mark Widmar, the decision was due to contracting O&M margins and customer demands for more services. The company is also exploring jettisoning its EPC business. First Solar plans […]Continue reading “First Solar Jettisons Its O&M Business”

British Public Now More Concerned About Coronavirus Than Climate Change

From The GWPF A new opinion poll commissioned by The Global Warming Policy Forum has revealed that when asked about the overall impact on humanity, the British public are now more concerned about the coronavirus pandemic than climate change. Carried out by polling company, YouGov, the results represent a massive swing in public opinion sinceContinue reading “British Public Now More Concerned About Coronavirus Than Climate Change”

Pros and cons of hybrid cars — Zitrod

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are becoming more popular each day, and for good reason: drivers that switch to cars like this have a number of both environmental and financial advantages to look forward to. However, hybrid cars are not the best solution for everyone’s commute; here are some pros and cons […]Continue reading “Pros and cons of hybrid cars — Zitrod”

Traffic Is Not A Key Contributor To Air Pollution, Study Finds — Iowa Climate Science Education

The significant reduction in vehicle journeys at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown – which saw traffic levels fall by as much as 80 per cent – did not reduce the level of toxic ‘fine’ particles in Scotland’s air, according to experts at the University of Stirling. A new report published today shows that harmful […]Continue reading “Traffic Is Not A Key Contributor To Air Pollution, Study Finds — Iowa Climate Science Education”

Fatal Attraction: Post-COVID Push For More Subsidised Renewables = Economic Suicide — Iowa Climate Science Education

If you’ve already bet the house on heavily subsidised and unreliable wind and solar and the economic oblivion that follows, there’s probably no reason to shift course. Including the global recession that’s followed as a consequence of the coronavirus lockdowns. As the adage goes, it’s easier to dupe someone than it is to convince them […]Continue reading “Fatal Attraction: Post-COVID Push For More Subsidised Renewables = Economic Suicide — Iowa Climate Science Education”

The Dirty Secrets of “Clean” Electric Vehicles — Watts Up With That?

The widespread view that fossil fuels are “dirty” and renewables such as wind and solar energy and electric vehicles are “clean” has become a fixture of mainstream media and policy assumptions across the political spectrum in developed countries, perhaps with the exception of the Trump-led US administration. The Dirty Secrets of “Clean” Electric Vehicles — WattsContinue reading “The Dirty Secrets of “Clean” Electric Vehicles — Watts Up With That?”

#46 Active Building Technologies — Active Architecture

The Active Building Technology Showcase is the latest document from my Toolkit soon to be uploaded to SPECIFIC’s website. This contains information on some of the technologies that would be suitable for use on an Active Building project. While our current Active Buildings utilise solar energy, other renewable energy generating technologies can also be considered […]Continue reading “#46 Active Building Technologies — Active Architecture”

The falling cost of renewable energy — The Earthbound Report

Can the world afford the transition to renewable energy? That’s been a nagging concern for years. The cost of renewable energy has consistently been used to delay action on climate change. There may have been an argument ten years ago, but anyone making the case today is not paying attention. This graph is from the […]Continue reading “The falling cost of renewable energy — The Earthbound Report”