Tomorrow’s Hydropower Begins With Retrofitting Today’s Dams

August 26, 2021

Retrofitting old, non-generating dams by installing turbines at their bases, would create electricity without adding an ecological burden. Read more here: https://spectrum.ieee.org/tomorrows-hydropower-begins-retrofitting-dams

As Floating Wind Technology Matures, Calls Mount for ‘industrialization’

August 19, 2021

As floating wind technologies mature, industrialization, which will help bring costs down, is now needed. Read the article here: https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/latest-news-headlines/as-floating-wind-technology-matures-calls-mount-for-industrialization-65370734

OPEC Could Double Its Control Over Oil Market

August 12, 2021

OPEC could double its control over the oil market from 30% today, to nearly 70% and 80%. Read the article here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/OPEC-Could-Double-Its-Control-Over-Oil-Market.html

One of the Biggest Myths about EVs is busted in New Study

August 9, 2021

A new study has found that the life cycle of an electric vehicle will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car. Read the article here: https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/21/22585682/electric-vehicles-greenhouse-gas-emissions-lifecycle-assessment

Report from operator of Texas’ electrical grid confirms gas- and coal-fired plant outages played big role in June power woes

August 2, 2021

Recent data from ERCOT confirms that problems with thermal energy sources, including coal and natural gas, were largely responsible for the unplanned outages at generation facilities in June. https://www.bakersfield.com/ap/news/report-from-operator-of-texas-electrical-grid-confirms-gas--and-coal-

Department of Energy asks Congress for $201 million to bolster cybersecurity in wake of attacks

July 29, 2021

The Department of Energy is asking Congress for $201 million in its budget request to address digital vulnerabilities after recent cyberattacks. Read the article here: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/24/energy-wants-201-million-to-bolster-cybersecurity-in-wake-of-attacks.html

White-Hot Blocks as Renewable Energy Storage?

July 22, 2021

Blocks made from ceramics or graphite could be a promising option for thermal storage of renewable energy generated by wind and solar energy sources. Read more here: https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/batteries-storage/could-storing-electricity-in-whitehot-blocks-give-supercheap-renew

Hybrid storage and renewable projects are popular. Are they the best for the market?

July 15, 2021

An interesting article. Read it here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/hybrid-storage-and-renewable-projects-are-popular-are-they-the-best-for-th/601712/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Issue:%202021-06-15%20Utility%20Dive%20Newsletter%20%5Bissue:34853%5D&utm_term=Ut

BP Launches Oil Project In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico

July 12, 2021

BP has started the Manuel project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, its fourth out of five major global projects this year, Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/BP-Launches-Oil-Project-In-US-Gulf-Of-Mexico.html

Renewable Power Becoming a Promising Avenue for Oil and Gas Majors

July 6, 2021

Around the world, oil and gas majors are are actively restructuring to incorporate renewable power capabilities. Read more here: https://www.offshore-technology.com/comment/renewable-power-promising-oil-gas/?utm_source=Army%20Technology&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=Must%20Read&u