We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our
world. As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with
rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced
with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness
alternative means of energy production. The need for "green energy"
which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively
impacting the environment is an important current issue. Promising
sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar
energy, and geothermal energy.
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However, Santos has dismissed this claim, with its chief executive saying gas and renewables had to "coexist to deliver the energy security and reliability that our society demands".
Nick O'malley. Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 06:00:00 +1000.
Researchers from Washington University found a way to convert simple 'red bricks' into energy storage units that could be charged to power lighting in a home.
Daily Mail. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:09:03 +0100.
Red bricks -- some of the world's cheapest and most familiar building materials -- can be converted into energy storage units that can be charged to hold electricity, like a battery, according to new research. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:01:54 EDT.
Plummeting renewable energy and battery prices mean China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, can hit 62% clean power by 2030 - 11% cheaper than business-as-usual.
By Energy Innovation: Policy and Technology, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 07:10:00 -0400.
US energy policy has emerged as one of the core issues in the 2020 presidential elections. The Democratic party has elevated it to its highest priority. ...
By Tilak Doshi, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 11:39:41 -0400.
"If the industry were a patient, we could say that it has a number of pre-existing conditions, and that's made the prognosis in the wake of COVID-19 way more complicated," said one energy analyst.
CBS News. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:34:56 -0400.
Nottingham, UK – 5th August 2020: ENSEK, the leading software supplier to UK energy providers, today announced the acquisition of NrgFin, a Benelux-based consultancy and data analytics company. ...
Realwire. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:00:00 +0100.
Buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of EU energy consumption and 36% of the greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings are therefore the single largest energy consumer in Europe. ...
European Commission. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 GMT.
LONDON (AP) - BP plc says it plans to slash dividends as the global oil company prepares for declining sales of fossil fuels by boosting investment in alternative energy projects. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:12:55 -0400.