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Voters split on whether Coalition should build new coal plants or stop closures

Voters split on whether Coalition should build new coal plants or stop closures Voters are divided on whether the government should intervene to stop coal power stations closing, or subsidise the construction of new coal plants, but strongly back energy efficiency measures, a new poll has found. The YouGov Galaxy poll, released on Monday, found … Continue reading Voters split on whether Coalition should build new coal plants or stop closures

This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money

This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money California and New York often steal the spotlight on cleantech innovation, but those in the know are keeping their eye on Illinois. The energy sector has been undergoing rapid change in the Land of Lincoln, thanks to a slew of innovative … Continue reading This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money

#Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC

Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC The North Bergen Liberty Generating project is sited on a 15-acre industrial lot being used by a demolition company that is already zoned for a power plant. Plant developer Diamond Generating is seeking permits from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection … Continue reading #Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks permits for $1.5B gas plant to send power to NYC

#Utilities, #Grid_Operators Tell FERC They Need Real-Time Data to Better Manage DERs

Utilities, Grid Operators Tell FERC They Need Real-Time Data to Better Manage DERs Utilities and grid operators stressed the need for real-time information on distributed energy resources to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission panel in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. FERC organized the conference to gather information on the challenges of integrating DERs into the wholesale … Continue reading #Utilities, #Grid_Operators Tell FERC They Need Real-Time Data to Better Manage DERs

#Shell Canada delves into #vanadium_flow battery technology

Shell Canada delves into vanadium flow battery technology An engineer with Shell Canada has come up with a way to use a by-product from the oilsands of Alberta to create large utility-scale electricity storage for renewable energy projects. Vanadium is a lesser-known medium-hard, steel-blue metal that rarely exists in nature as a free element, but … Continue reading #Shell Canada delves into #vanadium_flow battery technology