#Energy: U.S. has more than enough renewable resources to meet all of its energy needs, report finds

#Energy: U.S. has more than enough renewable resources to meet all of its energy needs, report finds

The United States has the resources and technology to shift away from fossil fuels and build an energy system entirely run on renewables, according to a new report released Thursday by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the Frontier Group. The study, We Have the Power: Reaching America’s Potential for Clean, Renewable …

#Energy: Targray debuts new line of solar BIPV tiles, shingles and wall panels

#Energy: Targray debuts new line of solar BIPV tiles, shingles and wall panels

International solar supplier Targray has unveiled a line of high-efficiency solar modules for building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) systems. Featuring a range of solar tiles, shingles and wall panels that integrate seamlessly with any building’s cladding, the new product line addresses the growing demand for functional, aesthetically appealing solar energy solutions in commercial and residential real estate markets. Targray BIPV …

#Energy: Cycling is more important than electric cars for achieving net-zero cities

#Energy: Cycling is more important than electric cars for achieving net-zero cities

Globally, only one in 50 new cars were fully electric in 2020, and one in 14 in the UK. Sounds impressive, but even if all new cars were electric now, it would still take 15-20 years to replace the world’s fossil fuel car fleet. The emission savings from replacing all …

#Energy: Giving EV batteries a second life for sustainability and profit

#Energy: Giving EV batteries a second life for sustainability and profit

Electric cars and trucks seem to have everything going for them: They don’t produce tailpipe emissions, they’re quieter than their fossil-fuel-powered counterparts and the underlying architecture allows for roomier and often sleeker designs. But the humble lithium-ion battery powering these cars and trucks leads a difficult life. Irregular charging and …