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Future Of Energy

On Oct 16, 2020
@SPGMI_Energy shared
Houston built its economy on fossil fuels. But the oil and gas capital of the world now finds itself on the front lines of climate change — and it faces fundamental questions about its economy in the energy transition, @justinhorwath reports Read on MI: https://t.co/6k5fJjZa02 https://t.co/f5muK9ixAE
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Houston, America's fossil fuel capital, braces for the energy transition

Houston, America's fossil fuel capital, braces for the energy transition

Mayor Sylvester Turner is pushing to transform Houston, a city on the front lines of climate change, from the oil and gas capital of the world to a renewable energy powerhouse.

On Oct 19, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream https://t.co/ndFYVSEmRS
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Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

These slim little slides infused with perovskite solar tech could be the key cards that open the doors to an energy efficiency revolution.

On Oct 20, 2020
@ftenergy shared
Will ‘Black April’ prove a turning point for energy? https://t.co/RCreMM3t8m
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Will ‘Black April’ prove a turning point for energy?

Will ‘Black April’ prove a turning point for energy?

FT energy editor David Sheppard quizzes Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency on the transition to ‘net zero’

On Oct 15, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
On Tuesday, @NYPAenergy signed a landmark agreement with the Peak Coalition to study ways to replace or reduce emissions from NYPA’s six gas-fired peaker plant sites in NYC and Long Island https://t.co/TygIlw90Ao
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NYPA, Environmental Justice Groups to Work Together on Peaker Plant Replacements

NYPA, Environmental Justice Groups to Work Together on Peaker Plant Replacements

The coalition will study batteries, long-duration storage and low-carbon fuels to cut emissions in disadvantaged communities.

On Oct 16, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
CalSEED Awards $4.2 Million To Young Cleantech Companies https://t.co/Cadg5raiK0
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CalSEED Awards $4.2 Million To Young Cleantech Companies

CalSEED Awards $4.2 Million To Young Cleantech Companies

28 clean energy startups were selected to receive $150,000 each for their concepts

On Oct 18, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1) https://t.co/VjWrAwMx5U
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US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and ...

On Oct 14, 2020
@guardian shared
BP shares plunge amid 'low-carbon plan' and slipping oil market https://t.co/AMQ8WEpDuT
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BP shares plunge amid 'low-carbon plan' and slipping oil market

BP shares plunge amid 'low-carbon plan' and slipping oil market

Oil firm’s value at 25-year low as investors track its dividend cut and impact of pandemic on producers

On Oct 15, 2020
@PlattsOil shared
🔝 #PlattsCommodityNews EMEA, Oct 15: 🎧 Signs of resilience in the African downstream markets https://t.co/7A9jLrzzAv 🗺️ Libya’s fragile #oil return complicates outlook https://t.co/UuuOrTmYFQ 📰 Germany caps green #power levy with $12.5 bil injection https://t.co/riuvDxOM44 https://t.co/29fDq9eIKE
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Germany caps green power levy with $12.5 billion injection after record EEG deficit

Germany caps green power levy with $12.5 billion injection after record EEG deficit

Germany's annual green power premiums require a Eur10.8 billion ($12.5 billion) cash injection from the federal budget to cap the levy at Eur65/MWh, transmission system operators said Oct. ...