From solar to wind and other power sources with potential, renewable energy is not only about tapping into limitless energy, it's also about reducing climate-changing carbon in the atmosphere.
Novel manufacturing processes and materials could help hydropower, report says.
Researchers explore how abandoned mines could be locations for energy storage.
GeoLAGON plans to build four of the villages in Quebec, starting in March.
The project could save water, and its solar power generation has strong appeal.
Hydropower’s agility and flexibility help stabilize the grid.
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In a digital, connected world, communities increasingly rely on readily available and uninterrupted electricity. In this episode of ASCE Interchange, Youn Sim, Ph.D., P.E., principal engineer at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, discusses the surge of renewables in energy infrastructure.
The New Jersey site will contribute to the township’s sustainability efforts.
Funding from the state of California will pay for initial efforts to pursue a 500 MW pumped-storage hydropower project in the San Diego region.
Construction will begin later this year on a facility that is intended to demonstrate a new, zero-carbon approach to generating energy from nuclear fusion.
The facility will use biomass to generate electricity. The carbon dioxide produced during that generation will be sequestered underground.