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Substantial growth predicted for molten salt energy storage market

July 28, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The latest report from ResearchAndMarkets.com, Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage Market – Forecasts from 2021 to 2026, predicts a compound annual growth rate of 15.65% over the forecast period. The main factors responsible for the growth of the market are […]


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EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants

July 27, 2021

Via: PowerMag

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to establish more stringent standards on water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The EPA on July 26 announced it would reinstate Obama-era regulations that were rolled back by the Trump administration. An EPA […]


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Wind sector CEOs call on G20 to get real about renewables

July 20, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The CEOs have identified six policy changes required to ensure that the deployment of wind energy capacity increases by three times from 93GW in 2020 to 390GW by 2030, in line with the findings of the International Energy Agency and […]


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Calls for water recycling grow louder in the US

July 16, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

In the US, water recycling is gaining momentum. Each day, about 3,4 billion gallons of water are recycled across the country. Close to 40% of water used for agricultural irrigation is recycled. Cities in the southern part of the state […]


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DoE report highlights market potential for geothermal energy

July 16, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The US Geothermal Power Production and District Heating Market report explores the role of geothermal in accelerating the country’s energy transition and helping to reduce carbon emissions. The study has found that increasing investments in geothermal energy production for heating […]


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Bipartisan Solutions for Water Infrastructure

July 15, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

As the debate over infrastructure continues, the importance of supporting our nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure is key to the conversation. Across the country, many of these aging systems are reaching the end of their usable lifecycle and need modernization. […]


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EQT to Acquire Covanta for $5.3B

July 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

This morning, EQT Infrastructure (EQT), part of purpose-driven global investment organization EQT Group, announced that it has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) for $5.3B. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in […]


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Industry giants join Hydrogen Council under fresh leadership

July 13, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The council, comprising more than 120 member companies from across the globe, will be led by existing co-chair Benoît Potier, chairman and CEO of Air Liquide, as well as newly-elected co-chair Tom Linebarger, chairman of Cummins. Linebarger has taken over […]


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Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

July 7, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans […]


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Kentucky regulators deny utility request to recover EEI dues. A similar question sits before FERC.

July 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Determining what all goes into a ratepayer’s monthly power bill essentially comes down to an accounting question, according to advocates. Currently, the majority of utility trade group dues are placed into an account slotted for “miscellaneous general expenses,” which is […]