Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas is sweating out a massive heat wave unusually early in the year – and sweating potential blackouts as all those air conditioning units put extra strain on the state’s infamously fragile grid. Already, before the hottest months of the year have even hit, Texans have annihilated previous records for all-time high electricity demand, surpassing … Read more

Outdated Energy Grid Poses Existential Threat To The Renewable Revolution

Outdated Energy Grid Poses Existential Threat To The Renewable Revolution

Wind and solar energy in Texas are increasing rapidly and could soon replace coal pretty entirely, Fortune reported last month. There is only one catch, the article said: the grid isn’t ready for so much renewable energy. A similar message came from the solar industry association recently. Developers were ready to start work on the … Read more

Environmentalists Are Crushing Europe’s Energy Independence Ambitions

Environmentalists Are Crushing Europe’s Energy Independence Ambitions

Europe is not going to achieve a competitive energy transition with the current interventionist policies. Europe does not depend on Russian gas due to a coincidence, but because of a chain of mistaken policies: banning nuclear in Germany, prohibiting the development of domestic natural gas resources throughout the European Union, added to a massive and … Read more

Suncor to ditch solar and wind assets, focus on hydrogen and renewable fuels

Suncor to ditch solar and wind assets, focus on hydrogen and renewable fuels

Suncor Energy Inc. is divesting its solar and wind assets, turning its focus instead to hydrogen and renewable fuels. The decision to ditch its renewable power assets spells the end of a two-decade foray into wind and solar for the Calgary-based company, which in 2002 partnered with Enbridge Inc. to build one of the first … Read more