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India To Blend Power From Coal With Solar & Wind Power To Deliver Stable Output

August 6th, 2020 | by Saurabh

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued guidelines for round-the-clock supply of electricity by bundling solar and thermal power.  This type of bundling renewable energy with the thermal is first-of-a-kind in the world wherein consistent power to the grid is ensured without worrying about grid stability issues. 


COVID-19 Bankrupts 19 Energy (Oil & Gas) Companies

August 5th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Several energy companies have filed for bankruptcy this year, citing the coronavirus pandemic and all that resulted as the cause. The U.S. has had its lowest energy consumption in 30 years this past spring, according to federal officials


Siemens Seeks To Optimize Microgrid Solutions With New Building Management System Integration

August 4th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Siemens is pushing into microgrid development with news of the launch of a new microgrid test bed at its New Jersey R&D facility. The Siemens Advanced Microgrid Research and Demonstration Lab will work to integrate more traditional power generation, storage, and management solutions with Siemen's core solutions in the building automation and cloud platform space


The Rise Of The Fully Electric Moped

August 3rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The next class beyond a Class 3 e-bike, which in the US can use pedal assistance to boost riders up to 28 miles per hour (no throttle), is a moped. These strange hybrids were a stepping stone in the evolution of the bicycle to the motorcycle and sport both an engine or motor and a set of pedals


EVBox Pushes Into DC Fast Charging With An Eye On The Software-Powered Future Of EV Charging

August 3rd, 2020 | by Kyle Field

EVBox started off as a developer of some of the most innovative electric vehicle chargers in Amsterdam and proceeded to push across the pond into the United States. CleanTechnica sat down with EVBox's Director of Policy and Utility Programs for North America, Megha Lakhchaura for a socially distanced conversation about the company's progress in EV charging deployments, the impact of COVID-19, and the path moving forward for EVBox


Sony Consumer EV, Panasonic Getting Maxwell Tech, 2 Non-Tesla European Gigafactories — CleanTech News Show #19

August 2nd, 2020 | by Chanan Bos

This is the 19th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. We now also have a Patreon page! This week’s show covers Panasonic claims regarding future batteries, whether Sony's concept EV might reach the market after all, two non-Tesla Gigafactory wannabees, a green skyscraper (half of which is made out of wood), the ITER fusion reactor entering the assembly phase — and much more!


Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

August 1st, 2020 | by Brad Rouse

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine). Solving this problem is a necessary ingredient for “saving the planet.”


Nissan: Free Parking At Cool Pavilion For Your Electricity. Mmmkay, Thanks.

July 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Nissan has rolled out a unique opportunity for electric LEAF drivers in Japan. The company has set up an innovation showcase near its headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, and LEAF drivers can park for free — inside the showcase — if they are fine contributing some of their battery's electricity to help power ... the showcase


Fully Charged Tours The Net Zero Energy Moonstone House

July 30th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The Moonstone House was meticulously designed and built between 2002 and 2009 to put the best renewable and energy efficiency technologies of its day to the test. Better than that, the owner continues to search out the latest and greatest technologies to showcase them throughout the property. Robert Llewelyn and Fully Charged visited Moonstone House and dug into why it exists and why it continues to evolve so many yeas later


UK Offshore Wind May Soon Be Subsidy-Free

July 30th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at the Imperial College of London say the latest offshore wind farms may produce electricity for less than the average wholesale cost, lowering utility bills for UK customers.



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