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The need for better energy storage technologies

The need for better energy storage technologies

Recent research demonstrates how energy storage technologies can play an even more important role in reducing renewable curtailment and GHG emissions from fossil fuel power plants. Jim Erickson posted an article on the Futurity website about the findings from researchers from the University of Michigan.   Better renewable energy storage could cut emissions – Futurity … Continue reading

Discussing scientific consensus on climate change

Discussing scientific consensus on climate change

There are still disputes whether 97% of climate scientists are confident about the human impact on climate change.  Dana Nuccitelli writes a thoughtful artoce on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists website.   Millions of times later, 97 percent climate consensus still faces denial A few weeks ago, the Bulletin ran a story referring to … Continue reading

How IoT technology in a pharmaceutical production environment helps illustrate how IoT can aid energy conservation efforts

How IoT technology in a pharmaceutical production environment helps illustrate how IoT can aid energy conservation efforts

Examining the installation of IoT technology in a pharmaceutical production environment can help illustrate how IoT can aid energy conservation efforts, provide predictive analytics for machine and manufacturing processes, and help pharma companies reach ISO 50001 targets.  Craig Correia explains in an article on the Automation World website.   Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Industry 4.0 … Continue reading

The challenge to address climate change

The challenge to address climate change

Christine Corlet Walker, PhD Candidate in Ecological Economics at the University of Surrey writes a thought provoking article on The Conversation website about how to achieve absolute decoupling between growth and GHG emissions. What are your views?   Green growth is trusted to fix climate change – here’s the problem with that You may have … Continue reading