The third decade of the 21st century has just begun, and the oil and gas industry is facing intense opposition. More and more we are seeing the public becoming concerned and stepping up against the environmental impact of fossil fuels, and pushing toward a greener, environmentally friendly future.1 How will the oil and gas industry…

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2020 is the year for renewable energy! Here we have researched and will explain the paths that renewable energy will take in 2020 and the coming decade. Natural gas and renewables are pushing out coal In 2016, natural gas pushed out coal of the top position in the U.S. power sector. In 2018, natural gas…

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You may have seen the word “Agrivoltaics” occasionally on the internet recently; or even if you haven’t, we’re here to explain what agrivoltaics are and how it can benefit the farming industry. What are Agrivoltaics? Agrivoltaics is a perfect combination of solar panels and plants on farmland. Agrivoltaics involves combining crops with photovoltaic panels, installed…

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Welcome to our November Newsletter! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news, and because we’re an EcoXpert, the latest news with Schneider Electric! Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Tesla Model 3 Breaks Records in Hot Market The European passenger plug-in vehicle market scored some…

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This week, we have all of your renewable energy questions, answered. Here are your top 10 questions about renewable energy! 1. What is renewable energy? Renewable energy, often referred to as clean energy, comes from natural sources or processes that are constantly replenished. For example, sunlight or wind keep shining and blowing, even if their…

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What is Tidal Energy, and How Does it Work? Tidal energy is produced by the surge of ocean waters during the rise and fall of tides. Tidal energy is a renewable source of energy. During the 20th century, engineers developed ways to use tidal movement to generate electricity in areas where there is a significant tidal range—the difference in area between high tide and low tide. All methods use special generators to…

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“If all the ships on Earth were a single country, that country would be the sixth-largest polluter in the world.” This shocking fact comes from a recent NPR report by the Short Wave science podcast that delves into the dirty business of shipping, which as an industry ranks just behind Japan in its pollution levels. This is…

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More and more people are becoming concerned with the resiliency and reliance of power. When there is an outage, planned or unplanned, and the grid goes dark; what can we do? The solution to this problem is microgrids, in partnership with renewable energy such as solar energy. What is a Microgrid? A microgrid is a…

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Welcome to our October Newsletter! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news, and because we’re an EcoXpert, the latest news with Schneider Electric! Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Nissan unveils new urban electric car Another new electric vehicle has entered the market! Earlier this…

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Besides wind, solar, and hydro energy; there are a few other forms of renewable energy. One of them is called biomass energy. Let’s explore how biomass energy can help reduce our carbon footprint. What is Biomass? According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), biomass is “organic material that comes from plants and animals, and…

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