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As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

As Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Ohio Consumers’ Counsel requested the PJM report to illustrate the impacts of nuclear plant retirements on both market prices and emissions. The focus was on giving the utilities and energy commission “unbiased data … Continue reading As #Ohio Senate nears vote on nuke subsidy bill, PJM finds closing plants could save $1.6B

#Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance as Novatek Taps #Arctic

Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance as Novatek Taps Arctic Almost 1,500 miles from Moscow, the tiny port of Sabetta nestles in a desolate Russian Arctic peninsula. A former outpost for Soviet geologists, it’s now the site of Russia’s most ambitious liquefied natural gas project, operated by a company that only entered the market just over … Continue reading #Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance as Novatek Taps #Arctic

From #Walmart To #Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power

From Walmart To Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power Going green is often easier said than done, but a new business organization is hoping to change that. While focusing on large-scale energy buyers, the group plans to push for changes that could make renewable power more accessible for all Americans. … Continue reading From #Walmart To #Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power

#Amazon accused of abandoning 100 percent renewable energy goal

Amazon accused of abandoning 100 percent renewable energy goal Amazon has been accused of abandoning a much-publicized goal of running its data centers on 100 percent renewable energy — instead focusing its attention on winning business from the oil and gas industry. According to a Greenpeace report released earlier this year, some of Amazon’s most … Continue reading #Amazon accused of abandoning 100 percent renewable energy goal

#Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment

Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment mazon announced three new wind farms on Monday as part of its long-term commitment to 100 percent renewable energy throughout its global infrastructure. But a separate report the same day questions that commitment, while probing the e-commerce giant’s connection to Big Oil. … Continue reading #Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment

#Warren_Buffett Could Make His ‘Elephant-Sized’ Deal In The Energy Sector

Warren Buffett Could Make His ‘Elephant-Sized’ Deal In The Energy Sector Warren Buffett wants an “elephant-sized” deal this year for Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) and he could find it in the energy sector following Friday’s big Chevron (CVX) shale acquisition. Chevron announced Friday that it would buy top shale producer Anadarko Petroleum (APC) for $33 billion. … Continue reading #Warren_Buffett Could Make His ‘Elephant-Sized’ Deal In The Energy Sector

Thermal Battery Holds 1.2 Megawatt-Hours of Energy in a 20-Foot Box

Thermal Battery Holds 1.2 Megawatt-Hours of Energy in a 20-Foot Box It could prove to be far more efficient than traditional lithium-ion alternatives. A company called CCT Energy Storage just put Lonsdale, South Australia firmly on the map. In late March, the start-up unveiled the very first high-density thermal battery, which out-performs its lithium-ion and … Continue reading Thermal Battery Holds 1.2 Megawatt-Hours of Energy in a 20-Foot Box