U.S. – how to deal with Nuclear waste containers.

May 30, 2019 Barbara Moran https://www.wbur.org/earthwhile/2019/05/30/plymouth-nuclear-plant-decommissioning Decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant - watch, listen to the problems they face in getting rid of the Containers of Nuclear Waste left behind. A problem we face in the future. A high value business for the future, but can the company succeed in doing the job properly?

UK Solar Output Hits Record Peak Of 9.55 Gigawatts

May 16th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill The UK Solar Trade Association announced twice this week that the country’s solar fleet broke the peak generation record set originally two years ago, highlighting the need for solar to be allowed to participate on a level playing field in the country’s energy mix. According to the Solar Trade Association … Continue reading UK Solar Output Hits Record Peak Of 9.55 Gigawatts

Solar, Onshore wind costs

Reuters - BUSINESS NEWS MAY 29, 2019   Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don’t emit carbon. The trend for cut-price renewable energy … Continue reading Solar, Onshore wind costs

PV leads the way….

from PV magazine - MAY 30, 2019 MAX HALL PV leads the way as renewables threaten coal-fired power With clean energy being generated at lower and lower prices around the world, solar power is playing a leading role in bringing the curtain down on coal, and will help the decarbonization of transport and space heating too. … Continue reading PV leads the way….

Extinction rebellion – Nuclear Power?

I wondered what the views of ER were about Nuclear Power. They could conceivably be that Nuclear Power offered a low carbon solution to the future - but don't. (here) extract from the Resilience site - https://www.resilience.org/stories/2018-11-20/the-extinction-rebellion-a-tipping-point-for-the-climate-emergency/ The solutions are ready. We also have 25 years of progress in both developing and delivering solutions. In 2008, … Continue reading Extinction rebellion – Nuclear Power?

Carbon emissions: net zero

from:  http://www.energy-transitions.org/mission-possible MISSION POSSIBLE REACHING NET-ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS FROM HARDER-TO-ABATE SECTORS BY MID-CENTURY Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and financially possible by mid-century – 2050 in developed countries and 2060 in developing countries. The report Mission Possible: Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from harder-to-abate sectors by mid-century  outlines the possible … Continue reading Carbon emissions: net zero