Articles tagged with: Decarbonisation

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Guest blog

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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Guest blog

Energy security in climate disasters: From Texas’ unheeded lessons to customer-sited reserves

29 Mar 2021, 13:26 • By Catherine Von Burg
Energy security in climate disasters: From Texas’ unheeded lessons to customer-sited reserves

How do electric grids that were state-of-the-art in the 19th Century remain stable and resilient through 21st Century climate disasters and other problems? They don't, says Catherine Von Burg, CEO and co-founder of distributed battery energy storage company SimpliPhi Power - but giving people the power to be independent can be a solution fit for the future.

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Editor's blog

Stepping on the gas: Can solar-plus-storage turn the tide in the US?

10 Feb 2021, 16:10 • By Andy Colthorpe
Stepping on the gas: Can solar-plus-storage turn the tide in the US?

With coal on its way out and decarbonisation across many parts of the US now an integral part of state level policies, could the demise of natural gas be the next step? Gas is seen by many as an interim solution in the energy transition and provides flexibility to energy networks that have adopted a greater share of renewables, but the tide could be turning against this last great dinosaur of the fossil age.

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Editor's blog

What the US energy storage industry could look like under Biden-Harris

30 Nov 2020, 13:00 • By Andy Colthorpe
What the US energy storage industry could look like under Biden-Harris

In an exclusive first interview for international press since the elections, Energy-Storage.news speaks with CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman about the Energy Storage Association’s hopes, ambitions and policy asks as 2021 begins to come into view.

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Analysis

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.