Edward Kee shares a post on rethinking renewable energy subsidies and how these impact other energy industries. Government energy subsidies are standing in the way of a clean US electricity system — and US nuclear. Nuclear power in the United States is struggling, with well-maintained plants closing early and few new projects in the works. […]
Richard Stuebi shares information on regional energy archetypes and their associated pathways to shift the global energy mix. Across the world, there is near unanimous agreement on the long-run vision for the global energy mix. This vision includes: Widespread adoption of solar and wind (both onshore and offshore), augmenting hydro where available Backstopped by various […]
Morten Stilling shares a company post that explains how a wind farm can harvest renewable energy and food, capture carbon and clean the ocean all at once. OX2 plans to build the offshore wind park Galatea-Galene outside of Falkenberg on the West Coast of Sweden. When planning the wind farm the company looked at using […]
Indranil Ghosh shares an episode from his podcast series, Impact Unicorns. In this episode, he interviews Jason Huang on energy efficiency and sustainable technologies. Welcome to a new issue of Impact Unicorns! Today, I’ve got a very exciting guest – Jason Huang, CEO and Founder of TS Conductor. This company is a high-efficiency, electrical cable […]
Indranil Ghosh shares an article and interview from Powering Prosperity Weekly that explains how clean energy is one way to help prevent Africa from backsliding into poverty. This week Matt Lomas discusses with the NGO Energy 4 Impact how energy access is critical to helping people escape poverty. Matt is joined by Ben Good […]
On his weekly podcast, Powering Prosperity Weekly, Indranil Ghosh explores how we can build a more sustainable world through business. In issue 17, he interviews Christian van Maaren, Founder of Excess Materials Exchange, on how the idea of a Circular Economy was born, the benefits, and what is holding back the adoption of this […]
Next week Umbrex member Richard Stuebi will be attending DistribuTECH in San Antonio, TX. Richard is on the Advisory Committee helping to organize the event. DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home.