Climeworks begins testing direct air capture technology at geothermal power plant, Iceland – Power Technology

Power TechnologyClimeworks begins testing direct air capture technology at geothermal power plant, IcelandPower TechnologySwitzerland-based Climeworks has started a new round of testing for a direct air capture (DAC) facility at a geothermal power plant site in Hellisheidi, Iceland. The testing is being conducted as part of a research project seeking to combine DAC of …World’s first “negative emission” power plant turns CO2 into stoneNew AtlasThis Incredible Power Plant Produces Nothing But Electricity And StoneHuffPost UKThe World’s First Negative Emissions Power Plant is a Reality Thanks to GeoengineeringFuturismDigital Journal -Business Recorder (press release) (blog) -CleanTechnicaall 12 news articles »

Geothermal Power Market 2017 – Identify Opportunities and Challenges – Medgadget (blog)

Geothermal Power Market 2017 – Identify Opportunities and ChallengesMedgadget (blog)“Geothermal Power in Russian Federation, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles”, is the latest report the industry analysis specialists that …Geothermal Power Generation Market 2022 Analyzed in New …MilTechall 4 news articles »

University of Denver team comes third as Swiss team takes first in Solar Decathlon 2017 – The Denver Post

Washington PostUniversity of Denver team comes third as Swiss team takes first in Solar Decathlon 2017The Denver PostBrenton Kreiger, a student from the University of California, Berkeley, walks down the outside staircase of their home that will be competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon on Oct. 3, 2017 in Denver. Expand. By Danika Worthington …University of Maryland team takes 2nd place in international ‘Solar Decathlon’Washington PostUS Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 Wraps Up; UNLV Places Eighth in International CompetitionUNLV NewsCenterLas Vegas Claims First in the Innovation Contest and Northwestern Wins the Communications Contest at US …Energy.gov (blog)all 18 news articles »

The economic case for rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar energy – CBS News

CBS NewsThe economic case for rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid with solar energyCBS NewsDr. Jon LaPook sat down with two of the film’s key figures, Drs. Jim Yong Kim and Paul Farmer, to discuss the benefits of using solar energy to restore power to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria rather than rebuilding a traditional electrical …A fire department in Puerto Rico is now powered by solar: ‘It’s a matter of life and death’CNBCElon Musk Is Only Somewhat Right That Tesla’s Solar & Storage Can Scale To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s GridCleanTechnicaall 1,730 news articles »

Elias and Goldwater: Arizona can learn from Nevada’s mistakes – Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily StarElias and Goldwater: Arizona can learn from Nevada’s mistakesArizona Daily StarA year later, Nevada’s new top regulator boldly declared “bad promises are better left broken,” and re-charted the state’s solar path. Through new regulatory decisions and a bill signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval, Nevada not only restored solar energy …

Go slow on OK’ing wind farms – Watertown Public Opinion

Go slow on OK’ing wind farmsWatertown Public OpinionBecause wind is variable, a dependable power system is required. In South Dakota, those are the Big Stone power plant plus natural gas power plants, such as one recently built north of Brookings near White. Wind power makes those systems inefficient.

Wind power to overtake coal power in Texas – Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerWind power to overtake coal power in TexasWashington ExaminerWind energy is expected to overtake coal in Texas after Friday’s news that two large coal-fired power plants are set to close in the next year. The utility firm Luminant announced that it would close the Sandow Power Plant and the Big Brown Power Plant …Two Coal Plants Closing Their Doors In Central TexasNorth American WindpowerTexas’ largest power generator speeds up coal’s decline with closure of two more plantsDallas Newsall 27 news articles »

Hydro-Quebec building dams to solve US nuclear woes – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailHydro-Quebec building dams to solve US nuclear woesThe Globe and MailA key advantage of hydropower is that unlike wind and solar, it’s always running, similar to nuclear and fossil-fuel plants. The downside is the environmental impact. Hydro-Quebec’s four dams on the Romaine River require flooding as much as 100 square …and more »