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Wind Turbine Technologies Advance with Recyclable Blades

Siemens Gamesa SG-14-222 turbine. (Siemens Gamesa)

George Harvey

The wind turbines that generate electricity for power grids are not small. In fact, they are gigantic. The largest have blades that are a good deal longer than a football field, including end zones. And, of course, they weigh quite a lot. They […]

Are EV Batteries Recyclable?

As electric vehicle (EV) salescontinue to increase, questions about how these cars and their batteries will be disposed of have been top of mind for current owners, future buyers, policymakers, and many experts in the automotive industry.

EVs are a newer technology, and their batteries require different end-of-life processing than gasoline […]

A Growing Interest In Green Hydrogen

Coradia iLint, the first 100% hydrogen operated route. (Alstom image)

George Harvey

There seems always to be a lot of news about “green hydrogen.” It is clearly a big issue. Companies, including oil and gas companies, have committed to enormous spending on the technology. According to one article in Recharge, it […]

Led by Solar and Wind, U.S. Electrical Generation by Renewables Over the Past Year Has Grown by 17.5%

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN : Brief News Update & Analysis

LATEST EIA DATA REVEAL

ELECTRICAL GENERATION BY RENEWABLE SOURCES GREW BY 17.5% DURING PAST YEAR LED BY INCREASES IN SOLAR (26.9%), WIND (22.0%), AND HYDROPOWER (10.5%)

According to […]

Will the New Carbon Battery Technology Replace Lithium for Energy Storage Next?

Different types of batteries have been available over the years. This is a lead-acid battery. (Courtesy photos)

Chris Milner

Battery storage is the fastest growing industry in the United States, with sales expected to exceed $50 billion by 2028. Grid instability, rising costs of electricity, and politics are the driving forces […]

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

FERC REPORTS 67.1-GW OF NEW SOLAR

AND 17.5-GW OF NEW WIND GENERATING CAPACITY

IN THE THREE-YEAR “HIGH PROBABILITY” PIPELINE

BUT ONLY 3.2-GW OF NET ADDITIONS BY NATURAL GAS

AND 2.2-GW BY NUCLEAR POWER

For Release: Friday – October 7, 2022

Contact: Ken Bossong, 301-588-4741 or 301-270-6477 […]

World’s first offshore renewable hydrogen production pilot site is inaugurated by Lhyfe

Nantes (France), 23 September 2022 – 06:00 am CET – Lhyfe (EURONEXT: LHYFE), one of the world’s pioneers in the production of green and renewable hydrogen, has inaugurated its offshore renewable green hydrogen production demonstrator yesterday in Saint-Nazaire. This is the first time in the world that renewable hydrogen will be produced at sea. The […]

ReVision Energy’s Apprenticeship Program

Top: The ReVision Energy Electrical Apprenticeship Program (REEAP) hosted new solar installers from ME, NH, and MA at the South Portland branch for REEAP’s new PV101 training. Bottom: Led by REEAP Coordinator Ben Rubins, Safety Director Brad Costigan, Journeyperson Electrician Evan Provencher, and Journeyperson Electrician Caleb Turner, new electrical apprentices got dedicated time to […]

Wind Energy Training Program at VTC

Vermont Technical College students installing an anemometer (Courtesy photo).

Daniel Costin

As the program chair for the Renewable Energy Engineering Technology degree program at Vermont Technical College (VTC), I have oversight of the process to determine what subjects are taught. The key to this process is the involvement of an active advisory board […]

Zinc8 Decouples the Linkage Between Energy and Power

Zinc8 engineer working in the company’s research facility in Vancouver, BC. (Courtesy images: Zinc8)

George Harvey

There are many kinds of electric batteries. Given the needs for energy storage that exist today and will predictably come up in the future, it should not be at all surprising that many battery designs […]