Articles by tag: renewables

Tackling the Energy Trilemma: Mitsubishi Power’s Pioneering Approach to Secure, Affordable, and Clean Energy Solutions

Energy Trilemma

As the world shifts gears towards clean energy, “navigating the energy trilemma” is the top short-term priority. The energy trilemma involves providing secure, affordable, and clean energy while increasing investments in renewables and other low-carbon solutions. Emerging markets like the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa are expected to drive global energy use…

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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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The Biden Administration Is Making Big Waves in the Energy Sector

The Biden Administration is making big waves in the energy sector, as the White House announces a $550 million package for “community-based clean energy initiatives.” While the sum is relatively small for public investment, the intention of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Program in supporting fossil fuel reduction will have a wide impact –…

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How Are Energy Projects Scaling Up as Renewables Get Cheaper?

Energy Innovation recently released a report confirming something some have begun to suspect – fossil fuels could be sunsetting faster than anticipated. The report found that initial conclusions that proposed 75% of coal plants would no longer be economically advantageous by 2025 could actually have been conservative. Now, it appears that wind and solar could…

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10 Minutes to a Better Building
Electrification and Decarbonization Create Better Spaces

“Electrification is another piece of the journey to decarbonize, which means releasing less CO2 into the atmosphere. To do this, it’s reducing the burning of fossil fuels for energy, which relates mainly to building heating for space and water,” Scanlan explained. The move toward this, certain to be a bigger focus in the next year,…

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

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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10 Minutes to a Better Building
How to Make the Most of the Re-emerging Focus on Indoor Air Quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a hot topic in building maintenance to the forefront of the conversation – indoor environment quality. On this episode of 10 Minutes to a Better Building, Boland EVP Jerry Scanlan noted that the term has implications that extend well beyond just air quality. “There are four main elements in…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Merging traditional craftsmanship with modern entrepreneurship
Culture and Craftsmanship with Sabah Founder Mickey Ashmore
May 28, 2024

In an age where mass production dominates, the art of craftsmanship and its profound impact on culture and community is increasingly rare. This rarity has brought craftsmanship into the spotlight, as consumers and creators alike seek authenticity in a digital world. At the heart of this movement is Sabah, a brand that has successfully…

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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics
May 28, 2024

The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, dives deep into the complexities of dredge logistics with Toni Careccio, the Chief Customer Officer at PortPro. This discussion couldn’t be more timely in a world where supply chain efficiency is paramount. With many dredge companies still relying on outdated methods such as paper…

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Futurist Prediction for Healthcare…The Rise of the Bionic Doctor!
May 28, 2024

The concept of the bionic doctor is gaining momentum in the world of healthcare, reflecting a significant shift towards integrating advanced technology with traditional medical practices. This evolution marks a critical point in medical history on the cusp of a transformative era where technology enhances human capabilities, making healthcare more precise, personalized, and effective….

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Solar Energy To Generate Most New US Electricity in 2021
January 19, 2021

In the quest for renewable energy growth and the lessening of our environmental impact, there’s a clear frontrunner looking to set the pace in 2021 – solar. Solar energy is on track to be the most generative energy source for new electricity in 2021, and the US Energy Information Administration announced that utility-scale solar…

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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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Energy Demand During the Pandemic is at a New Low
May 4, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, energy demand across the globe is hitting new lows. According to a new International Energy Agency report, energy demand is projected to drop by 6 percent in 2020, which is the most significant dip in recorded human history. On this Business Casual segment, hosts Daniel Litwin, Tyler Kern and…

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3 Sources Leading American Electricity Output
September 25, 2019

The United States has moved towards energy independence in recent years, mostly through a boom in oil production in places like west Texas. Diversity among energy sources has also played a major role in this process. Electricity is an example of innovation and diversification of resources in energy in the U.S. In 2018, three major…

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UPS is Moving Forward with Autonomous Vehicles and Tesla Relaunches Its Solar Company
August 21, 2019

This is the B2B Shortlist for Wednesday, August 21st, with Geoffrey Short. UPS confirmed that it has been actively hauling cargo autonomously since May of this year on a 115 mile stretch in Arizona. This news comes as UPS also announced a minority investment in the self-driving truck startup TuSimple. The United States Postal…

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How Wood & Wool are Intersecting in Sustainable Design
April 26, 2019

Globally, there are 2.4 trillion square feet of constructed environment, a number slated to double in the next 40 years. Instead of racing to build faster and cheaper, there is a growing demand to build better and more ecologically responsibly. What better material is there than two age-old renewable resources that are finding popular…

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