Climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber security attacks. Artificial intelligence (AI) and data privacy regulations. The shift to 5G. These were all common themes in 2021, and are likely to […]
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Wind and Solar Almost Quadruple in U.S., Expected to Set Records in 2021
Renewable energies are surging. Between 2011 and 2020, the amount of energy the United States generated from solar and wind almost quadrupled. When combined with geothermal generation, it accounted for […]
Will Grid-Forming Inverters Transform Renewables?
Power outages are soaring due to climate change. In 2020, extreme weather was responsible for a 73% spike in blackouts, according to PowerOutage.US, a site that aggregates utility power outage […]
Can Large-Scale Batteries Help Prevent California Blackouts?
In California, rolling blackouts have left millions of people in the dark as they rush indoors to escape both the COVID-19 pandemic and heatwaves. With so many people blasting air […]
Renewable Sector Sees Growth and New Discoveries
As the COVID-19 pandemic winds on, it’s causing a lot of unpredictability in the renewable energy sector. BW Research Partnership predicts that half a million people employed in the industry […]
Hydrogen in a World of Renewable Energy
Although fossil fuels continue to be a major energy source, many countries are focusing on replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy resources. In order to meet emissions targets, governments are […]
Why Microgrids Are On-Trend for the Future of Green Energy
The future promises dramatic transformations in the way people make and consume energy. Many experts are turning to microgrids— small-scale, self-sustaining power networks unburdened by ties to a centralized power […]
Renewable Power Sources Are Gaining Traction Around the World
Climate change is threatening to take a catastrophic toll on humans in the next century, and increasing renewable power sources has been identified as one way of staving off this […]