Articles tagged with: Analysis

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‘No longer economically rational to build gas peakers in Australia’

19 Jul 2021, 03:58 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘No longer economically rational to build gas peakers in Australia’

There’s still a disconnect between what’s achievable and what is actually being achieved in the drive to decarbonise. Despite a boom in renewable energy generation, Australia’s government line is instead commitment to “a gas-fired recovery”. That commitment is a dangerous one, says Lillian Patterson of the Clean Energy Council.

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Time for California to ‘follow the science’ on pumped hydro energy storage

23 Jun 2021, 13:27 • By Jeffrey G. Harvey, Ph.D.
Time for California to ‘follow the science’ on pumped hydro energy storage

Eagle Mountain is a large-scale pumped hydro energy storage project under development in California. It's a win-win project, argues Jeff Harvey, a consultant with over 35 years experience in California and senior environmental scientist for developer NextEra Energy Resources.

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Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

30 Nov 2020, 06:08 • By Matthias Simolka, Madjid Kübler, Jens Völler
Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

What are the roles of battery storage and hydrogen in the clean energy system of the future? Matthias Simolka, a consultant at Germany-based TEAM CONSULT takes a look at the roles each plays today and where we might see the dynamics go from here, with regard to everything from large-scale renewables integration to electric transport.