With operational wind turbines now a critical part of the global energy infrastructure, establishing an immediate approach to reduce the escalating supply chain bottlenecks caused by COVID-19 is imperative.
Pumped hydro dams are prominently used as energy storage in East Africa, but that is changing with the increase in renewable energy and battery energy storage systems.
Emissions & Environment
Thomas Leurent, the CEO of the energy-tech firm Akselos, provides feedback on the climate change debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Caroline Shaw knew the pandemic would alter many parts of her job as a sourcing manager at GE Renewable Energy’s wind turbine factory in Pensacola, Florida.
Scottish energy storage specialist Gravitricity is in the process of identifying suitable mine shafts for their first Africa-based gravity energy storage project.
As battery prices continue to fall and the penetration of variable wind and solar generation rises, power plant developers are increasingly combining wind and solar projects with on-site batteries, creating “hybrid” power plants.
Staffing will be a challenge for utilities if COVID-19 circulates widely.
An advanced physical chemistry technique is now available to remove selenium from power plant FGD, ash-sluicing, ash pond, and landfill leachate wastewaters.
Gas & Oil Fired
Watch the Energy Council’s testimonial highlights video from the 2020 European Gas Conference and LNG Day, which took place over 27-29 January in Vienna.