Tag: renewable sources

A renewable resource is an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes. Renewable resources are a part of Earth’s natural environment and the largest components of its ecosphere. A positive life cycle assessment is a key indicator of a resource’s sustainability.

Editor’s Comments: Sunlight and Water

Editor’s Comments: Sunlight and Water

IT’S SPRINGTIME. As you read this, tiny sprouts, nourished by sunshine and April rains, are pushing through the soil to grow verdant and vital. Their emergence has contributed to the super bloom currently taking place in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

Decarbonisation of global energy system, led by renewables and efficiency, would create economic gains

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

While combined heat & power (CHP) may not be appropriate for integration into all microgrids, it definitely does have its place in a lot of them.

CHP systems output heat (or cooling), as well as electricity, primarily as a topping cycle. “The prime mover is typically a reci­procating engine or a turbine,”

NY’s Storage Industry’s Annual Global Revenues Grew 50%, to $906 Million Between 2012 and 2015, Projected Increase to $8.7 Billion by 2030

NY’s Storage Industry’s Annual Global Revenues Grew 50%, to $906 Million Between 2012 and 2015, Projected Increase to $8.7 Billion by 2030

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that jobs in the State’s energy storage sector grew to approximately 3,900 – a 30 percent increase from 2012 through 2015, according to a recently completed report. New York’s commitment to clean energy, including its nation-leading energy goals,

GE Announces More Than $660 Million in Orders Across Energy Ecosystem

GE Announces More Than $660 Million in Orders Across Energy Ecosystem

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — December 13, 2016 — GE (NYSE: GE) today announced more than $660 million in orders for GE Power, showcasing the company’s leadership in providing customers with more efficient, reliable and digital solutions across the energy ecosystem. Announced in conjunction with this year’s Power-Gen International conference (PGI) in

Renewable Energy for Onsite Power Generation

Renewable Energy for Onsite Power Generation

Although every situation is unique, and it’s difficult to generalize, Barry Worthington, executive director of the US Energy Association (USEA) in Washington, DC, says progress in renewable energy over the last 10 years has been phenomenal as systems become more efficient. Nevertheless, use of renewable energy for onsite power generation

Power Partnerships

Power Partnerships

Synergy, from Greek sunergia, meaning “cooperation,” is the collaborative interaction of two or more parts of a system so that the combined effect is greater than the individual efforts. In business and technology, the term often refers to the way system components work together to optimize efficiency and heighten productivity. Some

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