Top news of the week: 11.08.2020.

Nuclear power, Alternative energy, Renewable energy, Solar power, Energy development, Joe Biden

Future Of Energy

On Aug 5, 2020
@nytimes shared
BP's chief executive vowed to make over the London-based oil giant into a diversified purveyor of cleaner energy within a decade https://t.co/PfJrIVhHnn
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BP Reports a Huge Loss and Vows to Increase Renewable Investment

BP Reports a Huge Loss and Vows to Increase Renewable Investment

The European oil giant has plans for a future with more electrical generation.

On Aug 8, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
New Mexico’s Plan to Shut Down Coal Without Leaving People Behind https://t.co/VvZ6FT2ZaM https://t.co/mHLMTsCWfl
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New Mexico’s Plan to Shut Down Coal Without Leaving People Behind

New Mexico’s Plan to Shut Down Coal Without Leaving People Behind

The solution for communities facing coal job losses must be bigger than retraining within the energy industry, says New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich.

On Aug 9, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview) https://t.co/wK0tcJ9iYI
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Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

The clean energy revolution could pick up the pace if an innovative deal called "solar-for-coal swap" catches on.

On Aug 10, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
RT @emmafmerchant: I wrote on lessons a modern green stimulus can take from 2009, amid a pandemic, climate crisis and economic tumult https://t.co/D0cbwtz8Lh
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Lessons From 2009 for a Green Stimulus Today

Lessons From 2009 for a Green Stimulus Today

Forget Solyndra and Crescent Dunes. The wonks that designed 2009’s green stimulus say it worked and could be improved upon today.

On Aug 10, 2020
@ENERGY shared
RT @NRICnuclear: FOLLOW ALONG With an aim to demonstrate #AdvancedNuclear by 2025, @NRICnuclear is inspiring stakeholders, empowering innovators, and delivering successful outcomes through coordination and leadership. ➡️ https://t.co/01T7YplxI9 @ENERGY
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National Reactor Innovation Center

National Reactor Innovation Center

The National Reactor Innovation Center (NRIC) accelerates the deployment of advanced nuclear energy through its mission to inspire stakeholders and the public, empower innovators, and ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@SPGMI_Energy shared
In renewable energy boom, Great Lakes states struggle to kick fossil fuels https://t.co/cb3NqihLQF https://t.co/gOW0fuWYKb
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In renewable energy boom, Great Lakes states struggle to kick fossil fuels

In renewable energy boom, Great Lakes states struggle to kick fossil fuels

Although coal still dominates the power sector in Upper Midwest states, some predict the region will be the next hot spot for renewable energy development.

On Aug 8, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D https://t.co/M1jaAmLof8
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US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

US researchers are taking on the bioenergy challenge from all angles with an assist from the Department of Energy.

On Aug 7, 2020
@katiefehren shared
RT @TimMLatimer: “California’s Lithium Valley has the potential to supply 40% of global lithium demand. The CEC is committed to supporting this emerging industry and battery supply chain,” said CEC Chair David Hochschild.” https://t.co/2ph4vyA5Bk
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Geothermal Brines Could Propel California’s Green Economy

Geothermal Brines Could Propel California’s Green Economy

Deep beneath the surface of the Salton Sea, a shallow lake in California’s Imperial County, sits an immense reserve of critical metals that, if unlocked, could power the state’s green ...