Undrunk beer powers waste water treatment plant | ABC News

Millions of litres of beer which expired at South Australian breweries amid the coronavirus pandemic has been converted into renewable energy, helping to generate enough to power a wastewater treatment plant. The Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant, west of Adelaide, is using beer that expired due to reduced sales in restaurants, pubs and clubs when South … Read more Undrunk beer powers waste water treatment plant | ABC News

Top Tech Investor Anderson: More Regulation May Spur Innovation

Jul.30 — James Anderson, an early investor in some of the world’s largest technology bets at Baillie Gifford, suggests more regulation could bring on another wave of innovation in tech. The veteran investor also discusses the U.S.-China rift and why 2020 has been a pivotal year for renewable energy investments. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Ed … Read more Top Tech Investor Anderson: More Regulation May Spur Innovation

Flexible DC power grid to boost clean energy supply for Winter Olympic

A flexible direct current (DC) power grid recently developed in China’s Hebei Province will play a major role in clean the energy supply for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games while providing the Chinese capital with cleaner electricity generated by renewable energy. It will effectively meet all the clean energy-based power demands of the Winter … Read more Flexible DC power grid to boost clean energy supply for Winter Olympic

Australia’s New South Wales Seeks Cheap Clean Energy

Jul.15 — On this edition of “Bloomberg Green,” Matt Kean, minister for energy and environment of Australia’s New South Wales, talks about the state’s plans to fast-track its transition away from fossil fuels by encouraging investment in renewable-energy clusters. The state put out a call for $12.7 billion ($8.8 billion) in investment to build solar … Read more Australia’s New South Wales Seeks Cheap Clean Energy

NAFTA Was a ‘Bad Deal’ for the American Worker, McEnany Says

Justin Trudeau declined to attend a trilateral summit in Washington this week to inaugurate the new trade pact between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The Canadian prime minister’s office confirmed the decision in a statement Monday, saying Trudeau would remain in Ottawa this week for cabinet meetings and parliamentary debate. “We wish the United States … Read more NAFTA Was a ‘Bad Deal’ for the American Worker, McEnany Says

Australia: Coal towns shift focus to renewable energy

In Australia, concern is growing that coal will be the next victim of an escalating trade dispute with China. That has opened up a wider debate on the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels. Pressure is building on the government to invest in renewables as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports … Read more Australia: Coal towns shift focus to renewable energy

Denmark Strikes Historic Climate Deal to Slash Emissions

Danish lawmakers have struck a climate agreement to ensure their country can live up to a goal of cutting carbon emissions by 70% from 1990 levels over the coming decade. The deal, which was entered last night after winning broad backing across party lines, means Denmark will commit to cutting carbon emissions by 3.4 million … Read more Denmark Strikes Historic Climate Deal to Slash Emissions

Tracking SDG 7: The Energy progress Report and SDG 7 Policy Briefs – Global Launch

SDG7 on Clean Energy is at the core of the 2030 Agenda as access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is interlinked to many SDGs, including poverty eradication, food security, health, education, prosperity, jobs, transport, gender equality, and climate change. Failure to transition to sustainable energy systems will jeopardize the fight against climate change … Read more Tracking SDG 7: The Energy progress Report and SDG 7 Policy Briefs – Global Launch

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venues complete green energy trial

The trial operation of a green energy project that will power the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics started on May 25. Beijing 2022 will be the first Games in history at which all venues are powered by green and renewable energy. The 160,000-kilowatt test marked the interconnection of three converter stations, which are part of the … Read more Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venues complete green energy trial

Can US stimulus funding help shift to clean energy? | The Bottom Line

To combat the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is considering pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into the nation’s infrastructure. Is this an opportunity to rebuild the country’s energy grid with renewables? In the US, fossil fuels (coal, gas, oil) provide more than 80 percent of the country’s power needs. Renewable … Read more Can US stimulus funding help shift to clean energy? | The Bottom Line

Japan Tsunami Anniversary: Father Remembers Daughter Lost in 2011 Disaster

This is the scene in Ishinomaki on that fateful day of March 11, 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami struck the coastal city. It was one of the hardest hit, having lost more than 3,000 residents. 84 of them were lost at this one school. This father found his daughter Mai underneath the dirt and … Read more Japan Tsunami Anniversary: Father Remembers Daughter Lost in 2011 Disaster

Tasmania one step closer to 100% renewable energy | ABC News

Tasmania’s fifth wind farm has started generating power. It’s expected to help the state reach its target of producing 100 per cent renewable energy by 2022. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more Tasmania one step closer to 100% renewable energy | ABC News

Agricool, the French farming start-up in suburban Paris

Agricool is a French farming start-up, located in a Paris suburb. Herbs and strawberries are among the produce grown using renewable energy sources in a tightly controlled environment to optimise cultivation. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Agricool, the French farming start-up in suburban Paris