Posts tagged: renewable electricity

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico May Shift To 100% Renewable Energy

After Hurricane Maria left many on the island without electricity for nearly a year, politicians are leaning toward a more sustainable and resilient way to power Puerto Rico. BY: Adele Peters After Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico’s power grid, causing the longest blackout in U.S. history, it ignited a new push for renewable energy–a solution that could be […]

California Ski Area To Be Run On 100% Solar Energy From This Winter

By: Patrick Thorne Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski area in California has announced that all of its electricity will be purchased from Liberty Utilities’ nearby solar generation plant in Luning, Nevada, making the resort’s electricity supply 100% renewable. The move, which begins on December 1st, follows California Public Utilities Commission approved Liberty Utilities’ application for […]

Renewables + Hydrogen = Industry Reimagined

By: Phil O’Neil Hydrogen has been closely associated with key aspects of the new energy transition for many years. Its properties as a storage medium and energy carrier make it a key point in any serious discussion about energy storage, and its consequent role in increasing renewable penetration in energy generation, transmission and distribution. Hydrogen fuel […]

Budweiser Switches To Renewable Energy For US Brewing

By: Alister Doyle Moving to renewables from fossil fuels will correspond to taking 48,000 cars off the road every year Budweiser said it has switched all its US brewing to renewable electricity and is adding a clean energy logo to its labels as part of a global shift to green power by its parent company AB InBev. A “100 per cent renewable […]

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4 New Ways to Store Renewable Energy With Water

By: ANDREW SILVER If Elon Musk has his way, in the future we’ll all be storing renewable electricity inside big banks of lithium-ion batteries. But let’s not forget the energy storage situation today. In the United States, 97 percent of utility-scale storage in 2014 was in pumped-storage hydroelectric plants, according to research by Oak Ridge National […]