Renewable Technology Will Take Starring Role As Energy Recovers From Covid-19

The global energy system is in a state of upheaval, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has “caused more disruption than any other event in recent history, leaving scars that will last for years to come,” says the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO).

“But whether this upheaval ultimately helps or hinders efforts to accelerate clean energy transitions and reach international energy and climate goals will depend on how governments respond to today’s challenges,” the report adds, suggesting that the next decade will be pivotal to both recovering from the current crisis and to tackling climate change.

Global energy demand is set to drop by 5% in 2020, with energy-related CO2 emissions down by 7% and investment in the sector 18% lower than the previous year as the pandemic-induced lockdowns around the world depress economic activity. Global energy

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Renewable Energy Is Powering The Future Of The Automobile Industry

By Julia Ponzini, SAP Customer Marketing

When you think of cars in the future, what comes to mind? Relaxing in the cockpit as your vehicle takes you for a trip on the town? Or perhaps roads becoming a thing of the past with the sky the limit?

Although the automobile industry may not yet be like The Jetsons with its flying cars, the future of driving electric vehicles is upon us.

One company leading the way in electric car manufacturing is Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH.  Headquartered in Zwickau, Germany, Volkswagen Sachsen is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the VW Group. It operates production plants in Chemnitz and Dresden, employing more than 10,200 people across the three sites.

Devoted to meeting the company’s commitment to sell more than one million vehicles annually by 2025, Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH sought further insight into manufacturing profitability, optimizing efficiency, reducing manual workflows, and minimizing environmental

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This High-Yielding Renewable Energy Stock Could Generate Massive Returns by 2025

The renewable energy industry is starting to break out. With costs coming down and new technologies emerging, the sector appears headed for accelerated growth over the next five years.



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This High-Yielding Renewable Energy Stock Could Generate Massive Returns by 2025

One beneficiary of that acceleration will be leading renewable power producer Brookfield Renewable (NYSE: BEP)(NYSE: BEPC). That’s evident in the company’s updated five-year plan, which forecasts high-powered earnings and dividend growth through at least 2025. Add that visible upside to the company’s already high-yielding dividend, and there’s good reason to believe it will produce substantial total returns for investors over that time frame.



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An excellent track record of enriching investors

Brookfield Renewable has been an early leader

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Why the renewable power investment opportunity could rival the smartphone boom. Plus, three REITs for riding out the second wave

BofA Securities analyst Haim Israel is making some tall claims about the future for hydrogen fuel, comparing the scale of the investment opportunity to smartphones before 2007 and the internet during the early 1990s.

A lot has to go right, but Mr. Israel believes hydrogen will account for 24 per cent of the world’s power usage by 2050 and the industry will generate US$2.5-trillion annually.

In a research note last week, the analyst said he sees three primary drivers behind the growth of hydrogen power: the falling costs of generating green hydrogen fuel, new technologies, and ex-U.S. government incentives promoting de-carbonization.

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The current problem with hydrogen fuel is the power needed to produce it. Currently, 99 per cent of hydrogen is made using electricity generated from fossil fuels. (Interestingly, Mr. Israel notes that French industrial gas provider Air Liquide S.A. uses fossil fuels to make hydrogen,

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Performance Artist AY Young is An Emerging Renewable Energy Leader Powered by Music

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AY Young, founder, Battery Tour, was named by the United Nations (UN) as one of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and to Fresh Energy’s 2020 Energy News Network’s “40 Under 40.”

On a biennial basis, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth recognizes 17 young change-makers, between the ages of 18 and 29, who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing issues and whose leadership is catalyzing the achievement of the SDGs.

For the UN designation, these young leaders were selected from more than 18,000 nominations from 186 different countries to represent the diverse voices of young people from every region of the world, and are collectively responsible for activating millions of young people in support of the SDGs. Young is the only Youth Leader selected from the U.S.

The Energy News Network’s “40

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AES Corporation: An Undervalued Utility With A Renewable Future (NYSE:AES)

I see parallels in the current market compared to the tech bubble in the late 1990s, during which solid and defensive income names were passed in favor of high-flying tech names. In this article, I’m focused on AES Corporation (AES), which belongs to the defensive utility sector. I evaluate what makes this an attractive investment at the current valuation. So, let’s get started.

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A Look Into AES Corporation

AES Corporation is a Fortune 500 global power company. It provides energy in 14 countries through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Last year, the company generated over $10 billion in total revenue. It currently owns and manages $34 billion in total assets and employs 9,000 people globally. AES derives approximately 85% of its revenues from the U.S., with much of the rest coming from Latin America (8%) and Europe (6%).

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Performance Artist AY Young – An Emerging Renewable Energy Leader Powered by Music

For the UN designation, these young leaders were selected from more than 18,000 nominations from 186 different countries to represent the diverse voices of young people from every region of the world, and are collectively responsible for activating millions of young people in support of the SDGs. Young is the only Youth Leader selected from the U.S.

The Energy News Network’s “40 Under 40” awards’ program highlights emerging leaders and innovators from across the U.S. and their work in America’s transition to a clean energy economy.

Young is one of the first artists to power his concerts with 100 percent renewable energy and Battery Tour is designed to engage communities with fun, physical and digital, entertainment experiences focused on diversity and inclusion to enhance sustainable adoption, action and innovation. And, it’s all powered with renewable resources and energy-storage technologies (such as solar & human powered batteries) and showcases current technology

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In oil capital Houston, leaders are pushing for a renewable future. What will it look like?

Houston wants to be the renewable capital of the world.

Or, the clean tech capital. Or the energy transition capital. Or maybe the Energy 2.0 capital. It depends on whom you ask.

“Depending on the audience that you’re speaking to, some ways of describing the future energy economy resonates differently,” said Jose Beceiro of the Greater Houston Partnership, the leading business association for the region. He’s the senior director of “Global Energy 2.0,” the partnership’s strategy to aid in transitioning Houston to a low-carbon economy.

“It’s this concept of helping the energy industry move in a more sustainable direction,” he said.

That concept was front and center during the city’s inaugural Climate Week, held last week after being delayed because of Hurricane Laura. It’s the one thing everyone can agree on: Houston’s energy sector needs to change to be more sustainable, and that change is starting now.

But while those

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