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Xcel Energy Announces Leadership Changes

Xcel Energy announced several key leadership changes designed to advance the company’s groundbreaking commitment to lead the company’s clean energy transition. Transforming the grid to meet evolving energy needs is a key priority for the company. Alice Jackson, current president of Xcel Energy – Colorado, is appointed to senior vice president, System Strategy, and chief

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The Global Energy Shortage Could Be A Boon For Tidal Power

Governments looking to speed up the renewable energy revolution are beginning to discuss the long-overlooked potential of tidal power. In response to oil and gas shortages, due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, countries around the world have been looking at ways to boost supply, as well as attempting to secure long-term energy security. One

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Using digitalisation to achieve net zero infrastructure in power and renewables

How digital twins, data-led decision-making and 3D virtual environments are changing the face of construction in the power and renewables industry. By Sébastien Mousseau of SNC-Lavalin With the ongoing effects of climate change, countries worldwide have announced ambitious targets to reach Net Zero emissions – including the UK and Canada, both of which are hoping to reach

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Clean energy’s need for unsustainable minerals

In South America’s Atacama Desert, salt flats are dotted with shallow, turquoise-colored lithium brine pools. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, children chip at the ground for cobalt. In China, toxic chemicals leach neodymium from the earth. This is the energy mineral rush. People around the world are scrambling, drilling, drying, and sifting to get

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Construction completed on UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant

Construction has been completed on the UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant, with the project now entering the testing and commissioning phase. The Sharjah Waste to Energy plant is the first project of Emirates Waste to Energy, a joint venture established by BEEAH Energy, the renewable energy business of BEEAH Group, and Masdar, one of the world’s

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Houston gets approval to build $70M solar farm on former landfill property

A vacant landfill that for decades endangered and diminished Houston’s low-income Sunnyside neighborhood has gotten the green light for conversion into a solar energy farm. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said on Earth Day, April 22, that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality had granted a permit for the $70 million Sunnyside Solar Farm, which was originally

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The Role Blockchains can play in managing Climate Change

As the race to Net Zero continues, discussions around a unified approach to measurement and standardization remain front and center. Chainlink Labs, the organization developing the global decentralized oracle standard powering mainstream blockchain adoption, and Tecnalia, a leading European research institute, have released a new report providing a primer on how to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels

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New Tech Is Accelerating The Wind Energy Revolution

Wind energy production overtook coal and nuclear output in the United States in March. The fastest-growing wind and solar energy markets are the Netherlands, Australia, and Vietnam. New tech could help wind farms become smarter and more efficient. Wind energy production is steadily increasing, with several innovative projects being established around the world. While some

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The World Needs Billions of New Trees– Here’s 5 Ways Blockchain Can Help

March 21st celebrates International Day of Forests — one of the most effective carbon sinks and protectors of biomes, clean water, and human civilization. In 2015, Yale researchers made a shocking discovery — the world was home to more than 3 trillion trees, more than seven times the number scientists had previously estimated. Mapping forest cover

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Jon Hill, Chairman of the Energists, on Energy Transition

We spoke to Jon Hill, Chairman of the Energists, on the hot topic of Energy Transition. In this interview, you will discover Jon’s perspective on the future of energy transition, what it entails, which industries are at the forefront of this initiative, what are some of the most significant mistakes we make when talking about

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Digital and Energy Geopolitics (Geoffrey Cann)

The world is getting a stark lesson on energy geopolitics and energy security in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. How do various digital innovations play into, and help reframe,  the geopolitical landscape of energy? Energy Geopolitics The first version of this post was published on November 19 of 2019, and with the war in

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Alex Rozenfeld, Climate Impact Capital’s session

Tune in to Alex Rozenfeld’s talk on the future of energy and the energy transition process. In this lecture, you will find out more about LNG, who is the leading producer of wind energy in the US, where is the biggest solar power plant in the world, more information about Singapore’s LNG project, and much

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