Jump to content

Create a Free Account or Sign In to connect and share in green living and alternative energy forum discussions.

Energy & Environment - Green Blog


Uk: Nuclear Plant Delaied

Jul 29 2016 01:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The UK government's, . . . surprise announcement to delay a final decision on . . . Hinkley Point £18bn Nuclear plant, because of the change of government, and . . . the significance of the project. 7-29-2016 Source: UK: Nuclear plant delaied

Read story →    comment    -----

Ny's Ratepayers Could Pony Up $7 Billion

Jul 29 2016 01:30 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

New York energy regulators, . . . are poised to approve the nation's first clean-air subsidies for nuclear plants, . . . a controversial move that would guarantee about . . . in new revenue to . . . 3 Upstate nukes, that have threatened to close....

Read story →    comment    -----

Micro-Grids: One-Stop Shop

Jul 29 2016 12:35 PM | eds in Green Energy

Elon Musk’s future of micro-grids, . . . is a place where consumers can easily (and more cheaply) . . . purchase distributed energy systems, . . . in a one-stop shop setting. “Just click here and you get a micro-grid, and . . . it just works. That’s a...

Read story →    comment    -----

Solar: This Changes Everything

Jul 28 2016 08:20 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

Solar: This changes everything.

Read story →    comment    -----

Panasonic: "simulate Your Solar System"

Jul 28 2016 02:00 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The simulator is simple to use. . . . Homeowners just need to stick in their: . . . . . . Address, . . . . . . Roof characteristics, and . . . . . . Annual electricity consumption, . . . for a calculated estimate of how much they could save, . . . by...

Read story →    comment    -----

Regional Vs State Energy Plan

Jul 28 2016 01:30 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

If California’s electric grid were connected to neighboring states, . . . California could export its excess clean energy when the sun is shining, and . . . buy wind from Wyoming when it isn’t. This would increase, both States ability to rely on renewa...

Read story →    comment    -----

New York: Energy $1,000/mwh

Jul 28 2016 01:10 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

A severe heat wave, settled over NY state, and . . a strong thunderstorm played havoc with the grid in New York City, causing . . . 14,000 Consolidated Edison customers to lose power in the extreme weather, and . . . it took the utility until the next...

Read story →    comment    -----

Solar: Consuming Coal’S Market

Jul 28 2016 12:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The UK during May 2016 quarterly report placed, . . . 1.38 terrawatt-hours (TWh), of solar PV electricity production and . . . 0.89 TWh, of coal-based electricity production. That makes for a more than 50% discrepancy between the two. This rapid d...

Read story →    comment    -----

Solar Power, Must Decarbonize Power Sector

Jul 27 2016 07:05 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

Jenny Nelson, physics professor, Imperial College of London, . . . who researches on materials used for solar cells, said: . . . "Solar power is critical to decarbonize the power sector. . . . Although the demand for crystalline silicon for photo v...

Read story →    comment    -----

Huc: What Is A Smart Village?

Jul 27 2016 06:55 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

The University of Cambridge, . . . Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and . . . KS Sriram of Mesha Inc, a technology solutions partner . . . are collaborating to make a village, energy-efficient through a micro-grid. The village has a school, and a h...

Read story →    comment    -----