Tag: energy

‘Rona Cyclona’s Path, Macroeconomic Projects for Energy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to COVID-19 Impact for Energy Industry

‘Rona Cyclona’s Path, Macroeconomic Projects for Energy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to COVID-19 Impact for Energy Industry

May 19, 2020 |

Alot has changed since February, but what exactly in terms of the energy sector and financial impacts from COVID-19? Dive into this detailed assessment by The Brattle Group on COVID-19’s path and macroeconomic projections and outlook for the future, oil and natural gas demand and prices, electric energy markets, renewables demand and investment drivers, regulatory […]

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Water molecule movements help understand energy landscape

Water molecule movements help understand energy landscape

April 26, 2020 |

In Germany, for the first time, scientists from Ruhr University Bochum were able to fully observe all movements between water molecules, the so-called intermolecular vibrations. The findings help, among other things, to better determine the energy landscape of the molecules and thus to better understand the strange properties of water. Of particular importance is a […]

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Irish biorefinery using grass to produce animal feed, fertilizer and energy

Irish biorefinery using grass to produce animal feed, fertilizer and energy

May 15, 2019 |

In Ireland, along the windy west coast of Ireland a biorefinery on wheels is turning grass into a series of different green products that could give farmers a more diversified source of income. In Ireland, where agriculture accounts for over a third of its emissions, the biorefinery is being trialed as a solution to improve […]

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Will the energy future be built in the US? 40% say “no”, in Digest survey.

Will the energy future be built in the US? 40% say “no”, in Digest survey.

July 14, 2014 |

In Florida, 40% of The Digest’s subscribers said that “the energy future” would not be built in the US, and instead pointed to Asia. In the online poll, 82% of subscribers said that Asia would be “very important” or “critical” in technology deployment at scale, compared to 61% for the US, 50% for Europe, 45% […]

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Energy analysts like Gevo re-start, caution “Still a Long Way to Go”.

Energy analysts like Gevo re-start, caution “Still a Long Way to Go”.

June 18, 2013 |

In the US, noted energy analysts have been updating their views on Gevo following the company’s announcement that the Luverne plant has resumed operations. “After a 5-6 month hiatus to combat contamination-related production issues,” wrote Piper Jaffray’s Mike Ritzenthaler, ” the phased re-start of Luverne has surpassed its most difficult and important hurdle in our […]

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Operation Free critique US House action in restricting DoD energy security investments

Operation Free critique US House action in restricting DoD energy security investments

June 6, 2013 |

In Washington, Operation Free co-founder Michael Breen responded to passage of a series of amendments to the House’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act that constrains the Department of Defense (DoD) from investing in energy security initiatives. The amendments from Rep. Conaway of Texas were: 1) A repeat of the Senate amendment from last […]

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Obama’s “All of the Below” Energy Strategy

Obama’s “All of the Below” Energy Strategy

January 25, 2012 |

Obama unveils an “all-out, all of the above” energy strategy. But is it really “all of the below”? Just election talk? Is ginning up a bioeconomy shelved for a year, or just a week? Meanwhile, hopeful news from Novozymes and the World Economic Forum. In Washington, President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union […]

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Gov. Perry launches "all of the above" energy policy. Or is it "all of the below?"

Gov. Perry launches "all of the above" energy policy. Or is it "all of the below?"

October 17, 2011 |

In Texas, Governor Rick Perry unveiled the energy plank of his overall Presidential election platform, in which the campaign wrote: “I believe in an “all of the above” energy plan that encourages the development of all our conventional and renewable sources. I will not tolerate the federal bureaucracy’s war on natural gas and coal generation […]

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UK says more investment in plant yields needed to unlock energy markets

UK says more investment in plant yields needed to unlock energy markets

[ 0 ] March 16, 2011 |

In the UK, Rothamsted Research says if the UK is serious about attracting more people into growing beet for food, energy, and bio-products, more investment in breeding and scientific techniques is needed to enhance yields and create these new markets. Average beet yields in the UK are 60-70t/ha and Broom’s Barn’s highest yield was 139t/ha […]

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Utah calls for data from energy technologies in support of state strategic plan

Utah calls for data from energy technologies in support of state strategic plan

[ 0 ] October 4, 2010 |

In Utah, Governor Herbert has assembled an energy task force to develop a strategic plan to enhance Utah’s energy economy.  As part of this effort, the Developing and Applying Technology and Science Subcommittee has been asked to provide baseline data on the development and application of energy technologies by universities, industry and other organizations. To […]

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