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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

A prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater at wastewater treatments plants

A prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater at wastewater treatments plants

Stanford University scientists have tested a prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater — known as “blue energy” — at wastewater treatments plants. Christopher Carbone explains in an article on the New York Post website.   Scientists develop way to turn wastewater into affordable, renewable energy Researchers … Continue reading

New report highlights the benefits and challenges of digital technologies for renewable energy financing

New report highlights the benefits and challenges of digital technologies for renewable energy financing

The website Renews.biz provides a news item about a new report from DNV GL about the benefits and challenges of digital technologies for renewable energy financing. There are important findings that you should appreciate. Interestingly, “despite the hype around blockchain, 40% of finance industry respondents said they were not using the technology at all.”   … Continue reading

India’s energy transition: artificial intelligence providers claim they can improve the efficiency of renewable energy

India’s energy transition: artificial intelligence providers claim they can improve the efficiency of renewable energy

It is encouraging how some countries are embracing one technology to take advantage of another.  Clyde Russell writes on the Reuters website about India’s efforts to use AI to exploit its renewable energy potential.   Can AI solve renewable energy’s problems? India may show the way One of humankind’s most enduring weaknesses is to assume … Continue reading