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DTECH 2024: Siemens’ Distributed Energy Resources Insights and Network Modeling Are Set to Pave the Way for a Smarter, Greener Grid

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As the digital age accelerates, the burgeoning demand for data centers has propelled the industry toward integrating distributed energy resources (DERs) to ensure a sustainable, green energy supply. Companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are leading the charge, leveraging green energy solutions such as wind, solar, and innovative hydrogen fuel cells to meet their…

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Hydrogen-Powered Aircrafts Could be the Solution for Zero-Carbon Air Travel. Is the Solution Green Enough?

The aviation industry stands on the cusp of a green revolution, with hydrogen-powered aircrafts emerging as a beacon of hope. While the concept is tantalizing, the real challenge lies in determining the true environmental impact of this hydrogen. NASA, with its rich history in hydrogen propulsion from space programs, is spearheading efforts to harness…

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Fighting Climate Change Isn’t Just About Green Energy, It’s Also About Green Energy Storage

As the world continues to grapple with the challenges of climate change, the search for efficient, renewable energy solutions has never been more urgent. A significant aspect of these challenges involves green energy storage, particularly as it pertains to accommodating the fluctuations in energy utilization. In the past few years, batteries have taken center…

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Hydrogen-powered flights are gaining traction. But are they really the future of aviation?

Earlier in March, Universal Hydrogen successfully completed a 15-minute voyage of a hydrogen-powered flight. The Dash 8-300 aircraft, which typically carries about 50 passengers, had to be redesigned in order to hold the engine — and over 65 pounds worth of liquid hydrogen. Now that hydrogen-powered flights are gaining traction, could they be the…

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What Will It Take to Tackle Implementation Challenges for Renewable Energy Like Wind and Solar?

Renewable energy is one of the most important topics in our contemporary economy. According to IEA, “The global energy crisis is driving a sharp acceleration in installations of renewable power, with total capacity growth worldwide set to almost double in the next five years.” But there are implementation challenges for renewable energy, more specifically…

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American Airlines Investment in ZeroAvia Further Validates Hydrogen Fuel Initiatives

American Airlines recently announced that it’s investing in the world’s leading hydrogen-electric engine developer, ZeroAvia, now the most prominent airline with a financial stake in the company. In addition to the investment, American will have the opportunity to order up to 100 engines from ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powertrain development program. These engines are intended to power…

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Logistics of Introducing Clean Energy into the Aerospace Industry

Aviation contributes 2% of all CO2 emissions, which is something the industry wants to change. Jason Riggs, director of strategy at Technetics, spoke with Tyler Kern on today’s episode of Getting Technetical. They spoke about some of the aviation industry’s plans to reach zero emissions by 2050 through clean energy such as sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs),…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Inflation Reduction Act Can Impact Company Investments
June 19, 2024

Recent months have shown that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a hot topic in the energy industry, sparking extensive discussions about its implications and opportunities. As businesses and organizations seek to join the renewable energy movement, understanding the nuances of the IRA is crucial.  A recent study highlighted that renewable energy investments are…

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How to Choose the Right Home Power Backup Plan
August 2, 2021

There are a lot of power issues popping up on the grid, including rolling brownouts and blackouts, storms and outages. With these dangers on the horizon, it’s essential to have a backup option for your home or business. Today, we’re taking a look at several backup energy options, like generators, solar panels and other…

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Chevron CEO Mike Worth on ESG Investing and Oil’s Climate Solution Role
May 28, 2021

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth said that investors are focused on ESG matters in a new way and that the oil industry is part of the solution to combat climate change. Watch below to hear more of Worth’s thoughts on this topic and more below. “We’ve got work to do…”   Wirth: There were times not…

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“The World Will Be Using More Oil & Gas in 20 Years” says Chevron CEO
March 10, 2021

Chevron Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mike Wirth said that the world will use more oil and gas in 10, 20 years. Wirth said that they want to incrementally improve understanding of new technologies and that the company will be methodical in doing so. Wirth spoke with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel. Watch or read the interview…

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After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
February 25, 2021

(Bloomberg) — The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity grids. To fix nationwide vulnerabilities, President Joe Biden will have to completely reimagine the American way of producing and transmitting electricity. Biden wants to  overhaul the nation’s grids so they derive…

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On-site hydrogen: what’s the big deal?
January 26, 2021

For years, one of the issues with hydrogen has been that it is manufactured at one facility – sometimes as a byproduct – then taken elsewhere. But what if the hydrogen could be made on-site? It would cut down on costs and make the process simpler. On this episode of Purple Is the New…

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The many colours of hydrogen
January 13, 2021

The goal is green energy, but hydrogen currently comes in many “colors.” David Bow, Nel Hydrogen’s SVP of Business Development said that, while green is the ideal, production of an intermediate hydrogen like blue hydrogen is a necessary step toward a world in which green hydrogen is widely available. “Blue is carbon capturing off…

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Powering Up the Renewable Energy Market with AI Document Analysis
December 29, 2020

When you think about the world of renewable energy and AI, document analysis probably doesn’t come to mind first. However, AI-powered document and contract analytics are becoming a vital tool as the number and complexity of energy needs grow. Joining Daniel Litwin today to discuss the topic is Kristina Peterson, SVP of Power & Renewables…

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Hydrogen: the Swiss-army knife element
December 22, 2020

Few companies in the world can say they’ve been working with hydrogen for as long as Nel. That’s why Bjorn Simonsen, who, until recently, was Nel’s Vice President for Investor Relations and Corporate Communication, said the company’s history aligns with and has driven how humans work with hydrogen. “Nel has been involved in the entire…

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Purple Is The New Green: Why H2 is a Logic-al fueling solution of the future
December 16, 2020

Hydrogen vehicles are on the market, but it’s more of an anomaly than standard to see one on the road. That could be changing in the near future. NEL Hydrogen Business Development Manager Jesper Boisen said he sees attitudes beginning to change about hydrogen as a fuel source for vehicles, and he’s confident more and…

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