ABB to Connect Europe’s Largest Tidal Project to UK Grid

MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland’s Pentland Firth, the largest tidal energy project in Europe, will use ABB technology to feed energy into the onshore distribution grid. Continue reading ABB to Connect Europe’s Largest Tidal Project to UK Grid

Shale Oil Profits Can Pay for Emission Reduction

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and natural gas boom could help offset the costs of reducing the U.S.’s carbon footprint, say agricultural economists at Purdue University. Continue reading Shale Oil Profits Can Pay for Emission Reduction

EU Transport Policy Is Insufficient to Achieve Emission Reductions

A new study has found that a focus on new technology is not enough to meet CO2 reduction targets in the transport industry. Continue reading EU Transport Policy Is Insufficient to Achieve Emission Reductions

8/15/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 8/15/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines