To prepare fields for planting, farmers the world over often burn corn stalks, rice husks, hay, straw, and other waste left behind from the previous harvest. In many places, the practice creates huge seasonal clouds of smog, contributing to air pollution that kills 7 million people globally a year, according to the World Health Organization.
The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has highlighted the need for the European Union (EU) to move away from gas and to embrace renewable energy sources on a much wider scale — with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announcing plans to “get rid of the dependency on Russian gas and go deep into the renewables.”
A campaign has been launched to ensure Australia’s future energy system includes the storage required to produce reliable and renewable energy overnight. Without investment in long-duration storage, Australia risks increased night-time price volatility and unnecessary reliance on fossil-fuel generation, Australia’s peak body for Solar Thermal has warned.
Amazon announced that it is expanding its renewable energy portfolio globally, with an additional 2.7 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects.
Global energy storage platform provider Powin LLC (Powin) today announced the acquisition of EKS Energy (EKS), a leading provider of advanced power electronics and energy management solutions for energy storage and renewables.
British solar heat tech developer Naked Energy today announces their partnership with Rinnai, innovators in heating and hot water appliance manufacturing.
Mobilize Power Solutions, electric vehicle charging specialist and part of Renault Group, has partnered with Connected Energy to offer customers a solution to locate battery energy storage units at EV charging sites.
Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed its fourth successive European inspection campaign for Vestas, covering 4,000 wind turbines in seven countries across Northern and Central Europe.
In the wake of a new White House report on the climate implications of energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell University research suggests that green policy incentives for carbon capture and renewable energy should help such mining operations reduce their carbon footprints.
A partnership of 14 public and private entities led by Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) has been awarded $80 million from the federal government’s first pool of funds from the U.S.D.A’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program.