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Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

Tropical Storm Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a Category 2 hurricane An intensifying storm system that became Tropical Storm Michael Sunday afternoon is setting its sights on the northern Gulf Coast, and forecasters say it could be a Category 2 hurricane when it makes landfall. “In fact, nearly every piece of intensity guidance … Continue reading Tropical Storm #Michael could hit Florida Gulf Coast as a #Category_2 #hurricane

Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry As charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) gradually takes reins from the internal combustion engine as the king of the road in the rapidly evolving energy landscape, oil and gas companies are acknowledging the rise of EVs, observes leading data and analytics company GlobalData Digitisation and … Continue reading Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote

DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote Monday’s vote on the Vogtle project could mark the end for the troubled plant expansion, but the DOE’s correspondence makes clear the stakes are bigger than a single generation project. In letters released late Friday, DOE said it understands that the choice to … Continue reading DOE urges Vogtle nuke owners to complete project ahead of Monday vote

#Michigan utilities upgrade pumped storage plant ahead of renewable push

Michigan utilities upgrade pumped storage plant ahead of renewable push he Ludington Pumped Storage Plant along Lake Michigan could play a bigger role on the grid as utilities use more variable renewables. Concealed under a grassy slope, water pours through a set of massive chutes, pummeling a bank of underground turbines before spilling into Lake … Continue reading #Michigan utilities upgrade pumped storage plant ahead of renewable push

#Renault wants to build a 60 MWh energy storage system with used electric car battery packs

Renault wants to build a 60 MWh energy storage system with used electric car battery packs Renault is launching today a new “Advanced Battery Storage” program today. With the program, the French automaker is aiming to build “the biggest energy stationary storage system using EV batteries ever designed in Europe by 2020.” While several automakers … Continue reading #Renault wants to build a 60 MWh energy storage system with used electric car battery packs