Fossil Energy News

  • New order for EnviTec Biogas in Greece

    Silage, food waste and wet manure will be the future input materials for the biogas plant in Agios Athanasios in the Thessaloniki regional unit recently ordered from EnviTec Biogas. The 1 MW plant is the second project in Greece for the German biogas all-rounder based in Lohne and Saerbeck. “Even after nearly 20 years in the industry, this new construction project will expand our market ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Biomethane drives green public transport in Estonia

    A mere six months separated order placement and the first feed-in into the Estonian gas network for the two latest gas upgrading plants from the EnviTec Biogas Group. “The two projects in Tartu and Vinni are our first EnviThan plants in Estonia, and represent a milestone for our sales strategy in Eastern Europe,” says Lars von Lehmden, Managing Director of EnviTec Anlagenbau GmbH ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Clarke Energy Supporting World Cogeneration Day

    Clarke Energy and our sister company Co-Energy America are pleased to announce our support of World Cogeneration Day, September 4th 2020 and highlighting key international cogeneration projects. Cogeneration or combined heat and power technology (CHP) plays an important role in providing efficient localised power ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • DOE Selects Projects for R&D in Performance-Advantaged Biofuel Blendstocks

    On July 2, 2020, DOE announced that it has selected seven projects to conduct R&D to accelerate the adoption of performance-advantaged biofuel blendstocks. A total of $1.94 million in funding is available for the projects, which will leverage National Laboratory capabilities as part of the Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative. The Co-Optima initiative focuses on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE Announces RFP for R&D Projects Supporting H2@Scale

    On July 1, 2020, DOE’s EERE announced a request for proposals (RFP) for R&D projects that support DOE’s H2@Scale vision for large-scale, affordable hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and utilization across various sectors. H2@Scale is an ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Select Committee Democrats Release 'Solving The Climate Crisis', A Congressional Roadmap for Ambitious Climate Action

    Earlier this week, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chair Kathy Castor (D-FL), members of the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive plan titled "Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America." The report lays out the Climate Crisis Action Plan, which contains climate solution ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • TEP Plans Clean Energy Expansion, Carbon Reduction

    Tucson Electric Power (TEP) plans to provide more than 70 percent of its power from wind and solar resources as part of a cleaner energy portfolio that will reduce carbon emissions 80 percent by 2035. TEP's 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), filed last week with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), outlines the company's energy portfolio over the next 15 years. It calls for a dramatic ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Orange & Rockland and Sunrun To Bring Innovative Rooftop Solar and Battery Network To New York

    Orange & Rockland (O&R) and Sunrun Inc. - a leading home solar, battery storage and energy services company - this week announced the companies have received approval to deploy rooftop solar and battery systems as part of an innovative virtual power plant project supporting New York's transition to clean, reliable, locally generated electricity. Beginning this year, Sunrun will bundle ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • MASBDA Announces Availability of Grants for Biofuel Entities

    On June 4, 2020, the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) announced the creation of the Biofuel Infrastructure Program (BIP). Designed to increase the availability of higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel in Missouri, BIP partners with private entities to support biofuel producers in applying for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development’s ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Unique Ways to Generate Renewable Energy in the Future

    The energy sector is undergoing a revolutionary change because of the desire to go green and create an environment-friendly world. Based on the data released by IRENA, it is clear that the global renewable power generation capacity is expanding rapidly, and has almost doubled from 2008 to 2020. ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • NYISO Releases Power Trends 2020: The Vision for a Greener Grid

    The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) this week released Power Trends 2020: The Vision for a Greener Grid. The NYISO's annual publication provides critical information and analysis on how dynamic factors such as technology, economic ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • National Survey Reveals Americans Support Transition from Fossil Fuels to Electricity

    According to the latest nationwide consumer survey from the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC), many U.S. consumers express a willingness to transition from fossil fuels to electricity for transportation, heating, cooking and water heating. As electricity generation in the U.S. becomes increasingly cleaner, electrification is gaining momentum among electric ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EPAL and Edina go for growth in UK and India

    The fastest-growing Indian owned company in the UK has been named as EnergyPro Assets Ltd (EPAL), parent company of Edina, which is supporting EPAL's domestic growth while building its exports to India. Energy efficiency specialist EPAL achieved 715% revenue growth in 2019. Its turnover exceeded nearly 850 other major Indian-owned companies, according to Grant Thornton's ...


    By Edina Group

  • DCPSC Approves Next Set of Grid Modernization Recommendations

    This week, the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia issued a decision approving the next set of grid modernization recommendations for the District of Columbia, in its grid modernization proceeding, Power Path DC (Formal Case No. 1130, Order No. 20364). The Order addresses the remaining recommendations from the Power Path DC stakeholder process, including: Enhancing data ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EPA Issues Pre-Publication Version of its Proposed Anti-Backsliding Determination for Renewable Fuels and Air Quality

    On May 29, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication version of a proposed anti-backsliding determination that no additional measures are necessary pursuant to the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 211(v) to mitigate the adverse air quality impacts of renewable fuel volumes required under CAA Section 211(o). The proposed determination will be published in the Federal ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Future Proofing with Unique, Cleaner Energy Power Generation Solutions

    Clarke Energy’s Australian operation recently completed the commissioning of two additional 3MW gas generators for energy giant Santos at their Wilga Park Power station expansion project near Narrabri, in northwest New South Wales. This effectively future proofs the power station with a configuration of up to 12 INNIO ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • California Businesses Pay Too Much for Unreliable Power

    Throughout much of California, commercial and industrial consumers of energy pay between $0.10 and $0.20 per kWh for bundled electricity. Meanwhile, with California’s prevalent blackouts and planned outages due to transmission risks, power supply from the grid is anything but reliable. Power outages can be devastating for vital industries, large employers, urban centers, and campuses. ...


    By Flex Energy Solutions

  • Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

    Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published this week finds. Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019 shows that more than half of the renewable capacity added in 2019 achieved lower power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • C·Power Selected for WPTO Small Business Innovation Project

    C·Power was selected for a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) as part of its $4.4 million award announcement. The project - Wave Energy Power Generation System for Hybrid Oil and Gas Drill Rigs - will explore opportunities for wave energy to offset the carbon cost of conventional offshore energy sourcing. C·Power ...

  • CPUC Approves PG&E`s Reorganization Plan, Requiring Governance and Oversight Changes

    The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently (5/29) approved with conditions Pacific Gas and Electric Company's proposed reorganization plan pursuant to statutory requirements established in 2019 (Assembly Bill 1054) and under CPUC regulatory requirements and authority. The CPUC's approval of the reorganization plan is an important milestone to achieving the completion of the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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