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Are Traditional Power Companies Being Disintermediated? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:13:46 +0000

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How will the electric grid change as the world transitions to a power system with more renewable energy resources? Some experts foresee a shift from today’s grid-type architecture to a system of systems—from the current centralized design to a distributed energy scheme. While it’s hard to know exactly what the future holds, it’s commonly believed […]

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How Much Will Hydrogen-Based Power Cost?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:00:37 +0000

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Costs associated with 40 hydrogen technologies used in 35 applications, including for heat and power, could tumble dramatically over the next decade as the scale-up of hydrogen production, distribution, and equipment and component manufacturing continues. For some applications, hydrogen could become competitive with other low-carbon alternatives, and even conventional options. Those are key findings from […]

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The Year Wind Surpassed Hydro as the Top Renewable in the U.S.

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:02:16 +0000

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Annual wind power generation exceeded hydroelectric generation for the first time in 2019, according to data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Feb. 26, making wind the top-producing renewable source of electricity in the country, a position long held by hydro. The EIA’s Electric Power Monthly with Data for December 2019 report […]

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15 Digitalization Game Changers in Power, Chemical Processing

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:09:24 +0000

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Each year, the Connected Plant Conference, presented by POWER and Chemical Engineering, recognizes people who are in the front line of implementing digital technologies in the power and chemical process industries. This year, we congratulate the following winners of the “Game Changer” awards, who will be honored at the Connected Plant Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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Energy Storage—A Trillion-Dollar Holy Grail

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:01:52 +0000

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The science of renewable energy is remarkable—the ability to harness nature to magically power our modern world is a seductive vision. And yet, the actual business of renewable energy is late to establish itself as a viable competitor to the petrochemical industry. The problem is rooted in cost parity and the challenges of production, storage, […]

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Tech Guru’s Plan—Fight Climate Change with Nuclear Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:16:39 +0000

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There’s widespread debate over whether nuclear power should be a player in the path toward addressing climate change. Industry analysts say nuclear is key to zero-emission power generation; even some environmentalists agree, though others point to the issue of disposal of nuclear waste, and concerns about the safety of reactors. Those concerns have led some […]

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Research Group: Energy Storage Market Will Hit $546 Billion by 2035

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:44:05 +0000

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A new report from a global research, data, and analytics firm says the total market for energy storage will reach $546 billion in annual revenue over the next 15 years, led by the continued electrification of the transportation sector. Lux Research, a Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered group, in its “Global Energy Storage Market 2019” report, estimates the […]

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DFA repatriates 400 Filipinos in virus-hit ship in Japan

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 03:27:15 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will repatriate on Tuesday, January 25, over 400 Filipinos aboard a cruise ship hit by coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) docked in Japan. Those to be flown home are mostly crew members of Diamond Princess. At least 52 Filipinos onboard the ship tested positive for Covid-19 and were being treated at […]

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