Co-Benefits of Climate Action with renewable energy

Something phenomenal is happening. Across the globe, citizens, governments and businesses are making the transition to clean energy! Investors have woken up to the fact that renewable energies are more profitable than fossil fuels. That’s good news for the climate. But renewables have many other positive effects – or “co-benefits”. They reduce the incidence of […]

How can we use wind power when there’s no wind?

“What happens when the wind isn’t blowing, the tide is turning and someone wants a cup of hot chocolate in the night? If it was up to environmentalists the answer would be ‘tough you’ll have to go without’.” Anybody who’s a fan of wind or solar power has heard the argument that the wind doesn’t […]

Installation of Solar Integrated Battery – RedEarth Energy Storage – SunRise

G’day I’m Reagan from RedEarth Energy Storage systems and we’re in beautiful Adelaide, South Australia and this is the home of the solar training centre here. Today we’re actually going to show you a really simple installation of our SunRise unit so let’s go inside and meet our technician. So this is how the SunRise […]

Deep Decarbonization of the Italian Power System : What about Nuclear? (ENG SUB)

MONTICONE: I’ve noticed that both in your presentation and in your books, which I’ve read and appreciated a lot, you tend to focus very much on the demand side : lower consumption, higher efficiency, heat pumps, thermal insulation for buildings, vegetarian diet and so on. Well, for the past five months or so I’ve been […]

Puerto Rico Moves Forward: Innovative Energy Solutions after Hurricane Maria

Juan Rosario: This is a moment in which we know there is going to be a paradigm shift. Science right now is on our side. Efraín O’neil-Carrillo: The centralized large power plants that Puerto Rico has, did not suffer really much damage. So, it wasn’t a problem of generating the power, it was a matter […]

Energy officials: Coal to keep declining as renewables, gas fill gap

there’s just piles of cash lying around.NIFORATOS SAYS THE REAL REASON THEY WANT ACCESS TO BANKS IS TO ATTRACT MORE INVESTORS.AND HE SAYS MORE MONEY COULD TURN THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY INTO THE NEXT BIG TOBACCO.IN WASHINGTON ALEXANDRA LIMON. 3 SHELLEY– THE COAL INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO DECLINE AS RENEWABLES FILL THE GAP.U-S ENERGY OFFICIALS SAY — […]

BETD2018: Leveraging Public Finance in Future Energy Markets

Good afternoon to everyone. This is the best time of the day, as always, after the break. A warm welcome to everyone. Maybe we will be a few people more in the room? I would like to welcome you to the session on leveraging public finance in future energy markets. As mentioned before the break, […]

Comparing Nuclear Energy

– For the base load, clearly the competition is between coal, natural gas, and nuclear. And nuclear has the advantage of not emitting CO2 so it’s a big and clear advantage, and also that economically, you can expect to be very competitive because the prices of this or the commodities are going to go up […]

#betd2019 Ministerial: Mission Possible – Challenges and Solutions for the Energy Transition

What are the central challenges and solutions for the energy transition? The energy market is in full transition. We are seeing decarbonization, increasing renewables and improvements in infrastructure around the globe. This transition process is creating new challenges which need to be addressed. How do you provide clean and reliable energy at minimum cost? How […]

Analysis: Small Modular Reactors Could Transform Nuclear Industry

Greetings my name is Ed McGinnis I’m the principal deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy at the US Department of Energy and one of our core missions is to really innovate and address some of the greatest technical challenges facing us in particular in the nuclear energy field what we do best […]