UK plans for blue hydrogen prompts lobbyist’s resignation
Anger over the UK government’s proposal to include blue hydrogen in its decarbonisation plans has prompted the resignation of the chairman of the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association.
Industrial gas turbines: the perfect complement for renewables-plus-storage
With the growth in variable renewables, energy storage is expected to be the key technology for providing grid support and shifting renewable power to when it’s needed. Siemens Energy’s Anders Stuxberg explains to TEI Times why industrial gas turbines will be crucial in complementing renewables-plus-storage in an optimised system.
Hanhikivi 1: a model for nuclear new build in Europe?
New build large nuclear plants often come under fire as a result of delays and high capital costs, which usually go over budget. Fennovoima’s Hanhikivi 1 power plant in Finland could offer some clues on how plants, including small modular reactors, could be successfully developed in the future.
Hong Kong vs Singapore: a decarbonisation tale of two cities
Singapore is likely to maintain a better climate action track record than Hong Kong for the coming years but Hong Kong has a wild card: China. Asian energy expert Joseph Jacobelli compares these two important markets as COP26 draws nearer.
An imaginative approach to long duration storage
US-based 247Solar has developed an innovative thermal battery that looks set to facilitate 24/7 wind and solar energy. As a scalable long-duration storage solution that avoids the complexity and environmental drawbacks of electrochemical batteries, the market potential is enormous.
Final Word: Rock stars wear green
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