The global lockdown that is the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, our jobs, the economy, and society as we know it. This crisis has also significantly impacted the world’s transition toward renewable energy. In this blog post, we will discuss how the renewable energy transition has been affected, and how renewable…

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It’s that time again! The third month of 2020 has come and gone already. We have all been met with significant challenges this month, namely COVID-19. Here we have laid out how the energy industry has been affected by the coronavirus, and how the N-Sci team has met the challenge of working from home. How Coronavirus…

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The question facing many mining operators is whether the increasing global energy demand should be met with traditional generation or renewable sources. For an increasing number of companies, renewables are already winning on cost. Energy can account for around 15 percent of mining costs, according to a CCSI report. This level can rise to 40…

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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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When you think about renewable energy, you think solar panels, wind turbines, and hydro dams. You think about that solar farm on the outskirts of town, and the wind farm that rises into the sky. You think about how great it is that a community can come together and create clean, renewable electricity to help…

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Happy New Year! Our first newsletter of the new decade is here. Read on to learn all about renewable energy industry news in the first month of 2020. Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Canada’s First All-Electric Float Plane Last month, Harbour Air founder and CEO Greg McDougall completed a five minute test flight of…

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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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Welcome to our December Newsletter, the final Newsletter of 2019! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news. Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? UK Renewables Now Generating More Electricity Than Fossil Fuels1 A new report has revealed that the UK saw more energy being generated…

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What is battery storage? The electricity grid is a complex system in which power supply and demand must be equal at any given moment. Constant adjustments to the supply are needed for predictable changes in demand, such as the daily patterns of human activity, as well as unexpected changes from equipment overloads and storms. Energy storage plays…

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