Renewable Rundown: June 2022
TGP’s monthly blog dedicated to renewable energy & sustainability created by TGP alumna and mechanical engineer Kayla Loy.
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A black start is bringing a grid back online traditionally done with a diesel generator. For many years countries and research centers have been working to incorporate renewables into the starting process. Scotland had the first successful trial on an isolated grid and will now be enacting a 3 year initiative to have renewables be the only start up method.
Grants for microgrid housing projects have been popping up all over the US. The most recent project is in the Dallas- Fort Worth, TX area. The 200,000 homes will be hooked up with zinc-ion batteries vs traditional lithium ones.
Spain introduced amendments to their Hydrocarbon Laws. The amendments cover the development and promotion of renewable gas, specifically the regulation of hydrogen.
MIT and the NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) have developed a non steam engine. The heat engine runs more efficiently than steam ones do and operate as a storage device
Series binge night!
Paramount+ has released a mini series about Darren Aronofsky and the cover up how long we’ve known climate change has been a threat.