Green hydrogen can power green Alpine tourism

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An Austrian consortium has developed a hydrogen generation, storage and fueling station along with fuel cell-propelled snowmobiles. The team was so certain of the readiness of the solution they launched it during an FIS World Cup skiing event. Winter tourism, arguably more than any other form, is particularly prone to the effects of climate change, […]

Storage at 20 USD/MWh? Breaking down the low-cost solar-plus-storage PPAs in the USA

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In this article, we offer yet another example of the competitiveness of energy storage and new market opportunities that are emerging via storage-plus-renewables projects by examining with some simple “reverse engineering” how recent low solar-plus-storage PPAs in the USA were achieved. By Florian Mayr, partner and head of the energy storage and green mobility practices, […]

Being responsible during the Coronavirus-crisis

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The arrival of the Coronavirus to Europe has prompted public authorities and companies to establish precautionary measures to limit the spread of the respiratory disease. Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen has also announced travel restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU. In this unprecedented situation, managers have the duty to lead by example, to […]

Denmark bets on green hydrogen

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The Danish government has agreed to provide $19 million in funds for two large-scale hydrogen projects under development on the Jutland peninsula. The two projects will produce green hydrogen for the transport sector from renewables sources. Denmark’s largest energy company, Ørsted, has also announced plans for an ambitious 2 MW electrolysis plant with appurtenant hydrogen […]

U.S. research teams aim for long-duration storage at $0.05/kWh

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To get long-duration storage costs down to $0.05/kWh, research teams funded by ARPA-E are pursuing breakthroughs in flow batteries, hydrogen storage and other technologies – even thermovoltaics. Ten teams working to drive down the cost of long duration storage are competing in a way, using federal grant support to make enough progress to earn a […]