Wind energy is supposed to help fight climate change. It turns out climate change is fighting back.

A changing climate is beginning to change wind energy’s potential to provide power in key regions, part of what could be a broader diminishment of a key renewable energy source in part of the world, according to two scientific studies.

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US switches focus of its Bonn event from clean energy to fossil fuels

The US has changed the focus of one of its few public events at the Bonn climate talks to emphasise coal and nuclear power, in a sign of the Trump administration’s goals at the talks.(Readmore)

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‘Way off the planet': regional businesses use renewables to slash costs

In the heart of Queensland’s mining belt, a businessman who has grown his enterprise mostly off the back of the coal industry sees the energy sector going only one way.(Readmore)

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Renewables will allow access to electricity to more people than coal

The International Energy Agency (IEA) published its new “Energy Access Outlook: From Poverty to Prosperity” report stating that the role of coal in the pathway to universal electricity access is declining “dramatically” in comparison to the past.

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Renewable energy: the growth industry on the hunt for graduates

Emboldened by recent innovations, the renewables sector is booming – and on the lookout for Stem graduate. From Elon Musk agreeing to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery to Volvo’s announcement that all their new cars will be hybrid or electric from 2019, clean tech is moving out of the fringes and into the mainstream. (Read more)

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Wind energy provided 206% of Scotland’s entire electricity needs

WWF Scotland analysed wind power data provided by Weather Energy and found that wind turbines provided 86,467MWh to the national grid on 2 October, more than double the country’s total daily electricity needs.

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank invests $210 million to Egypt’s mega solar plans

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Tuesday that it will provide up to $210 million in debt-financing for Egypt’s plans to build a 490MW solar park. Once completed, Egypt aims to export electricity during peak hours and improve its connectivity in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. (Read more)

 

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Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US

During the first third of 2017, renewable and nuclear power generation have been running neck-and-neck, with nuclear providing 20.75 per cent of U.S. net electrical generation, and renewables providing 20.20 per cent over the same four-month period.

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Berkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For Africa

This surprising find is that the wind and solar resources in Africa are absolutely gigantic, and something you could tap into for relatively low cost

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Elon Musk, meet Port Augusta: four renewable energy projects ready to go

Pumped hydro, big battery, solar thermal and solar PV and storage projects are already planned for South Australia’s power network

By |3월 22nd, 2017|국내외 뉴스|0 Comments