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Nuclear Energy Will Need to Play a “Considerable Role” In Decarbonization to Make Up For Wind & Solar’s Deficiencies

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As our world becomes more digitally interconnected, the demand for electricity continues to surge, fueled by sectors as diverse as electric vehicles, data centers, and artificial intelligence. The increasing need for a reliable and renewable energy source is a pressing matter, and nuclear energy is stepping up as a formidable contender, despite its historical…

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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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Decrease in Renewable Energy Costs Could Provide Benefits to Commercial HVAC Technicians

Solar energy over the past year has become increasingly cheaper to own, operate and distribute. As solar and other renewable resources inch closer to, or beyond, parity with fossil fuels many industries across the globe are considering the potential benefits this could add to their bottom line. Elizabeth Barber with North Carolina-base Service Logic…

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Is the Transition to Renewable Energy Closer than it Seems?

“To become carbon-free, we need to adopt everything that can attack climate change.” While the world stayed still in 2020, there was some good news regarding carbon emissions. BP reported that they dropped 6% and that energy consumption fell by 4.5%. Along with these reductions, wind and solar power grew at a record rate. Could there be…

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Cost Savings Poised To Drive Even More Solar Expansion

If you’ve been thinking of going solar, there might not be a better time than the present. Recent reporting out of Bloomberg found that joining the ranks of solar users is as cheap a proposition as it’s ever been, with equipment manufacturers finding cost savings up and down their operations and leaps in technology powering…

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CAPEX vs. OPEX Tracker Costs for PV Power Plant Projects

PART 1:   PART 2:   On this episode of Track to the Future, an Array Technologies podcasts, representatives of Array and RINA Consulting teamed up to explore CAPEX vs. OPEX tracker costs for modern utility-scale PV power plant projects. RINA Consulting is an international, independent engineering consultancy providing expert services in a wide range…

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Applied Digital Pushes for Data Center Efficiency with Balanced Power and Lower PUE
May 20, 2024

With the increasing demand for data storage and processing, optimizing data center efficiency has become a crucial focus in the industry. As the world moves towards greener solutions, the power usage effectiveness (PUE) of data centers plays a significant role in reducing carbon footprints and operational costs. Wes Cummins, the CEO at Applied Digital…

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The Tech Divide is Impacting How Well Companies Can Respond to Supply Chain Disruptions
May 20, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, the divide between companies with advanced tech capabilities and those lagging behind is widening. This growing tech divide significantly impacts their ability to respond to supply chain disruptions, a crucial factor in maintaining business continuity and efficiency that’s even more pronounced as supply chain resilience is increasingly defined…

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Doing More with Less: Connected and Cloud Technologies Are Working Hard to Solve Farming and Agriculture Needs
May 20, 2024

How can connected and cloud technologies provide solutions to bring innovation and sustainability to meet the growing needs in farming and agriculture? As the global population pushes toward an estimated 10 billion by 2050, the demand for sustainable agriculture has never been more critical. With limited arable land available, the agricultural sector is turning…

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NVIDIA’s A100, H100, and Speedy Roadmap Drive Market Leadership
May 20, 2024

NVIDIA’s strategic advancements in AI hardware are reshaping the competitive landscape of the tech industry. Amidst a backdrop of rapid technological evolution and increasing demand for efficient AI solutions, NVIDIA continues to push the boundaries with its accelerated roadmap. In this brief soundbite, Wes Cummins, CEO at Applied Digital talks with Alicia Shapiro, the…

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How to Manage Tech and Policy Solutions During Infrastructure Master Planning
June 4, 2021

Richa Yadav is a mechanical engineer and sustainability consultant with the Cities group at BuroHappold and a cross-disciplinary specialist with experience in climate change mitigation and infrastructure master planning. “When it comes to city and regional governments, they have a lot of influence in how cities are shaped, which, in turn, influences how much emission…

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BP Bolsters Clean Energy Push With U.S. Solar Deal
June 2, 2021

(Bloomberg) — BP Plc made a big stride in reaching its low-carbon generation target with a brace of solar power deals unveiled Tuesday. The oil and gas giant agreed to buy 9 gigawatts of solar projects in the U.S. from 7X Energy, London-based BP said in a statement. It’s joint venture Lightsource BP is also…

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How Are Energy Projects Scaling Up as Renewables Get Cheaper?
May 18, 2021

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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Goodyear And Enovos To Build Luxembourg’s First Large Solar Carport
May 17, 2021

As part of its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is working together with energy supplier Enovos to build two large solar power stations at its testing facilities in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, which will provide clean energy for Luxembourg citizens. The first power station will be a photovoltaic carport consisting of 1 500 solar…

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Will Solar Panel Installation Quadruple by 2030?
April 12, 2021

Dr. Gilbert Michaud is a professor at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. He studies renewable energy policy and economic development, and he shared his insights about the potential exponential growth of solar installations. “I do, in fact, believe that the prediction that the U.S. solar industry will quadruple its…

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Is the Solar Industry Prepared for Rising Demand?
March 22, 2021

According to new research in partnership with Wood Mackenzie, the Solar Energy Industries Association predicts that United States-based solar output and infrastructure will see itself grow four times over during the course of the next decade, representing skyrocketing demand for the renewable energy. But is the industry ready to match those escalating expectations? To find…

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Safari Energy Reaches 500th Commercial Solar Project
March 17, 2021

NEW YORK, March 11, 2021 – Leading solar developer Safari Energy announced that the company has developed or acquired its 500th commercial scale solar project. Spanning 24 states and Washington, D.C., Safari Energy’s projects have generated more than 618,000 megawatt-hours of electricity, or the equivalent of avoiding more than 437,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions….

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Drones are Making a Big Impact on Solar Project Surveying
January 27, 2021

From drones and bleeding-edge technology to the end-to-end processes that drive efficiency, modern construction is undergoing a renaissance. Host Shaun MacIntosh talks with the top leaders in construction and provides unmatched insights into the industry that quite literally built the world around us.   Drones are revolutionizing surveying, enabling faster, less costly topographic data than ever before….

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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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