Energy

Clean Energy Solutions

Globetrans works with clean energy solution companies, investors, and public interest groups to address the environmental, social, and economic risks associated with a continuing reliance on fossil fuel energy sources.
Globetrans also works to advance innovative technologies and market solutions that reduce carbon emissions and increase clean energy efficiency measures from generation, transmission and throughout supply and demand elements that comprise the power grid.

Practice Architecture’s house is built from the plant growing in the fields around it. The project addresses a vital issue – the energy consumed and carbon emitted during constructionHere’s today’s fun fact: the word “canvas” is derived from “cannabis”. (And imagine if the two words had still been identical this past century or so: literature would speak of cannabis-covered deck shoes, of boy scouts enjoying their life under cannabis, of going cannabissing for your parliamentary candidate.) There is a simple reason for this etymology. Among the many uses of hemp, the plant from which the drug comes – uses that...
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The state – which leads the way as US output of oil and gas is forecast to rise 25% in the next decade – is intensifying its production pipeline by pipelineIn the same month that Greta Thunberg addressed a UN summit and millions of people took part in a global climate strike, lawmakers in America’s leading oil- and gas-producing state of Texas made a statement of their own.Texas’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Act went into effect on 1 September, stiffening civil and criminal penalties specifically for protesters who interrupt operations or damage oil and gas pipelines and other energy facilities. Related:...
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CAR GUY - The Throughput Problem: Recharging Electric Cars Requires the Patience of Job, And now you have to wait in line for a 30-minute long partial refueling!   By Eric Peters, December 5, 2019, 12:04 AMThere was an interesting story over the holiday about electric cars piled up at “fast” chargers … waiting in line for other EVs to finish.. Click headline for full article
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WRITTEN BYJulie Cart / CalMattersPHOTO BYBureau of Land Management / Flickr / Public DomainA federal plan could allow oil exploration at the edge of California's Carrizo Plain National Monument.California is clamping down on oil exploration. Washington is expediting it on nearly 2 million acres of federal land here. How will this schism play out?Two announcements with implications for.. Click headline for full article
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The “Rulebook” for the Paris Agreement puts flesh on the bones of the skeletal 13-page Agreement, and was completed last year at COP-24 in Katowice, Poland, with the exception of one very important part of the Agreement, namely Article 6.  Watch for developments in Madrid! Key Challenge for Long-Term Success of Paris Agreement  There are two necessary conditions for ultimate success of the.. Click headline for full article
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A study analyzed the nuclear power capacity needed in China by 2050 to realize the 1.5 °C target, as well as the feasibility, necessary measures, and difficulty.Read More Click headline for full article
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The developer had submitted proposals to deliver up to 1,200 MW in the state.
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The grid operator for most of Texas says it is experiencing above-normal growth in peak electricity demand, but should head into next summer with sufficient resources to keep the lights on.
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Federal regulators extended the approved lifespan of two of the Florida facility's units until 2052 and 2053.
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Seven other utilities will also consider project proposals covering customer engagement, digitalization, distributed energy resource integration, workforce issues, electric mobility, and customer and community resilience. 
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Oil and gas firm will buy new shares from startup Lighthouse BP for undisclosed price BP has increased its stake in the British solar venture Lightsource BP as it prepares to strike a deal to power its offices with renewable energy from next year.The companies announced plans to set up a 50:50 joint venture almost two years after BP made its return to the solar market by snapping up a 43% stake in Lightsource for £200m. Continue reading...
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Cartel may cut up to 800,000 barrels a day from market as global economy faltersThe Opec oil cartel is considering deeper cuts to production next year to avert a price slump in the market as the global economy falters.Ministers from some of the world’s biggest “petro-nations” are expected to cut an extra 400,000 barrels of oil a day from the global market and may consider even deeper cuts of up to 800,000 barrels, according to reports. Continue reading...
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Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations.
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Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries.
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France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale plant, which is billed as the world’s largest lithium-ion battery.
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The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the renewable energy mix.
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DOE announced a strengthened scientific integrity policy that ensures they can do their work without fear or intimidation. Unless Trump reverses it.
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DOE launches national program for Wave Energy, an accelerator for zero energy schools, and more efficiency standards, all threatened by Trump.
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Obama added to the flurry of final actions to protect the environment against the incoming administration.
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