Tag: renewable energy

ILO report shows increase in renewable energy-based jobs

ILO report shows increase in renewable energy-based jobs

September 22, 2022 |

In Switzerland, worldwide employment in renewable energy reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year, despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the growing energy crisis, according to a new report. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2022  identifies domestic market size as a major factor influencing employment generation […]

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Animal manure supplies entire town with biogas

Animal manure supplies entire town with biogas

March 20, 2022 |

In the United Kingdom, Devon Live reports a town has become the first in the country to get all its gas supply and nearly half their electricity from biogas – the anaerobic digestion of animal waste. South Molton’s AD facility uses crops and poultry waste to create enough renewable energy to provide gas to the […]

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Chevron commits to $10B in renewable energy investments by 2028

Chevron commits to $10B in renewable energy investments by 2028

September 14, 2021 |

In California, during its Energy Transition Spotlight, Chevron Corporation announced plans to invest more capital to grow lower carbon energy businesses. Building on its strengths, the company set the following 2030 growth targets for new energy businesses: Grow renewable natural gas production to 40,000 MMBtu per day to supply a network of stations serving heavy […]

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City of Los Angeles has road map for 100% renewable energy

City of Los Angeles has road map for 100% renewable energy

April 4, 2021 |

In California, Los Angeles will be able to achieve 98% clean energy in the next 10 years and 100% by 2035, according to their Los Angeles 100% Renewable Energy Study (LA100) conducted with NREL. NREL developed a range of scenarios to evaluate pathways to 100% renewable energy on different timescales and expected levels of building […]

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When Texas freezes over – What it means for renewables?

When Texas freezes over – What it means for renewables?

February 21, 2021 |

That’s not a scene from Disney’s Frozen movie but a fountain in Texas. Over 4.5 million homes were without power in Texas last week, the number of deaths as a result from the deep freeze is uncertain and may not be known for weeks, thousands are still without power, investigations into what happened are starting, […]

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Share of rapeseed oil-based biodiesel increased

Share of rapeseed oil-based biodiesel increased

December 27, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the share of rapeseed oil methyl ester in 2019 rose back to about 0.8 million tons, compared to 0.67 million tons in 2018 and the reason was growing European competition for waste oils and fats resulting from the fact that many EU member states introduced double-counting towards renewable energy targets. […]

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Career Conservative Says The Right Should Embrace Renewable Energy

Career Conservative Says The Right Should Embrace Renewable Energy

November 1, 2020 |

America is divided on several issues heading into the presidential election, and climate change is certainly one of the most polarizing. A Pew Research Center survey shows most Americans think the federal government isn’t doing enough to combat climate change, and that a vast majority of Democrats think the U.S. should prioritize alternative energy development over expanding […]

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Azelio signs MoU with Atria Power for 65 MW renewable energy in India

Azelio signs MoU with Atria Power for 65 MW renewable energy in India

September 6, 2020 |

In India, Swedish energy storage company Azelio and India’s Atria Power have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on installing over 65 MW capacity of Azelio’s energy storage until 2025 in India. The agreement is Azelio’s first in the country, a market with significant potential for renewable energy solutions in off-grid areas. Atria Power […]

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PNNL offers entire patented tech portfolio at no cost until end of 2020

PNNL offers entire patented tech portfolio at no cost until end of 2020

August 9, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is offering its entire portfolio of patented technologies on a research trial basis—at no cost—to spur economic development and ultimately create new jobs. Dozens of technologies could be deployed across U.S. markets spanning everything from analytical instruments, human health and agriculture to advanced manufacturing, […]

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Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

January 13, 2019 |

In New York, Rhodium Group’s latest report said after three years of decline, U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose sharply last year. Based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data, they estimate emissions increased by 3.4% in 2018. This marks the second largest annual gain in more than two decades — surpassed […]

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