Articles tagged with: Emissions Reduction

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VIDEO: UK’s net-zero ambitions and the role of energy storage

31 May 2021, 09:40 • By Solar Media Staff
VIDEO: UK’s net-zero ambitions and the role of energy storage

It is increasingly becoming recognised that energy storage is crucial in helping the UK to meet its targets for reducing emissions and ensuring reliability of the energy system. In this panel discussion from the Energy Storage Summit 2021 held earlier this year, experts and stakeholders discuss what sort of changes might need to happen to make that contribution possible.

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America’s clean energy transformation is an investment, not a gamble

12 Apr 2021, 11:45 • By Phil Brennan
America’s clean energy transformation is an investment, not a gamble

For the US to thrive while achieving its decarbonisation goals, it needs a robust clean energy economy, creating well-paid jobs and a strong trajectory for technical innovation, argues Philip Brennan, CEO of Echogen, an Ohio-based provider of waste-heat recovery systems and electro-thermal energy storage solutions.

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COP 21: UK policy versus UK ambition

COP 21: UK policy versus UK ambition

4 Jan 2016, 11:41
• By Dr Jill Cainey

As a climate scientist, reducing carbon emissions is at the heart of Dr Jill Cainey’s working life, but is it at the heart of UK Government policy?

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Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

26 Nov 2015, 16:28
• By Melissa C. Lott

Since 2010, the cost of lithium-ion battery packs for electric vehicles has dropped 60%, from $1000 to $400 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) according to analysis by BNEF. At the same time, concerns regarding urban air pollution and our need to deploy zero emission vehicles in these cities are increasing. Melissa C. Lott takes a closer look at how EVs could help - and what the limitations might be.