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15 05 2021 | 12:46

It’s oh so quiet: silent whale watching on Iceland’s first electric boat tour.

A carbon-neutral tour off Húsavík, in north Iceland, makes for a greener, more peaceful experience for visitors and sea creatures ‘Look! Look! Over there …” The boat listed dramatically as 50…

11 05 2021 | 09:56

U.K. Grid Installs New Kit to Stop Green Power Going to Waste.

National Grid Plc is installing new technology on the U.K. network that will remove bottlenecks of renewable power and free up enough power to supply a million homes that would otherwise be wasted.…

06 05 2021 | 16:44

Consultants poised to make more than $1 billion from bankrupt Puerto Rico utility.

Huge consulting fees highlight systemic problems with reform of island utility. April 29, 2021 (IEEFA) ⎼ The transformation and financial restructuring of Puerto Rico’s bankrupt electric power…

06 05 2021 | 16:13

Costly electricity bars Kenya from becoming energy-secure country.

Expensive pricing has hit Kenya’s transition into an energy-secure country over the past decade, a new index shows, despite improvements in customer connections, uptake of renewable energy and high…

03 05 2021 | 07:57

State to save Kenya Power from KenGen direct sales.

Loss-making Kenya Power got a huge reprieve after the Ministry of Energy announced it will restrict Kenya Electricity Generating Company  KenGen) plans to sell power directly to consumers. State-…

03 05 2021 | 07:34

Electricity is infrastructure: Why the grid matters more than ever.

The American Jobs Plan and other government measures could spark a reinvention of the power grid. What counts as infrastructure these days?

03 05 2021 | 07:16

The US needs a macrogrid to move electricity from areas that make it to areas that need it

Many kinds of extreme events can disrupt electricity service, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, extreme heat, extreme cold and extended droughts. Major disasters can leave…

27 04 2021 | 09:56

How Bitcoin trade is hurting climate change mitigation.

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency has made it easier to become a millionaire in Kenya, appreciating more than 1,200 per cent since March last year to hit an all-time-high of Sh6.9 million last week, but…

13 04 2021 | 10:22

Green groups dispute power station claim that biomass is carbon-neutral

Drax in Yorkshire burns wood pellets to generate electricity, but forests cannot be replaced quickly enough, say campaigners. The UK’s plan to burn more trees to generate “renewable” electricity has…

07 04 2021 | 10:05

Your Smart TV May Be Wasting Lots of Energy When 'Off'

While the energy efficiency of America's smart televisions has improved greatly since flat panel models were first introduced, some of the energy savings are at risk due to new "smart wake" features…

05 04 2021 | 09:48

Risk of new ‘international embarrassment’ if we phase out coal and gas too soon

Special report: Inside the massive 10,000-submission mailbag on draft plan to reduce New Zealand's emissions to net-zero The Climate Change Commission faces strong industry pushback against phasing…

22 03 2021 | 09:33

Enel breaks ground on large wind-plus-storage project in Texas.

Enel Green Power North America has started construction of the Azure Sky wind plus storage project in Texas that, once operational, will supply Kellogg Company with electricity through a 100MW…

18 03 2021 | 10:57

Clean Electricity Needs Different Transmission System.

Historically, vertically integrated utilities, whether publicly or privately owned, invested in transmission lines to connect their large thermal power plants to major load centers.

03 03 2021 | 09:11

After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid.

Preventing the next energy nightmare and curbing America’s carbon emissions will require spending billions to remake the nation’s grids.  The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas,…

01 03 2021 | 13:50

Electricity needed to mine bitcoin is more than used by 'entire countries'

Bitcoin mining – the process in which a bitcoin is awarded to a computer that solves a complex series of algorithm – is a deeply energy intensive process. It’s not just the value of bitcoin that has…

01 03 2021 | 13:31

Texas facilities released 3.5m pounds of extra pollutants during winter storm.

Emissions releases affected communities that are already disproportionately exposed to pollution. Oil refineries, chemical manufacturers and other industrial plants in Texas reported releasing…

26 02 2021 | 11:54

Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next.

As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumble.

26 02 2021 | 10:13

U.S. energy regulator to examine climate change's threat to power reliability.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal energy regulators said on Monday they will examine threats that climate change and extreme weather events pose to the country’s electric reliability in the wake of…

22 02 2021 | 14:55

Power outages across the Plains: 4 questions answered about weather-driven blackouts.

1. The Plains states have a lot of wild weather. Why is this cold wave such a problem for utilities? The central U.S. has freezes, heat waves, windstorms, droughts and floods. All of these events…