Energy Transition Updates - October 9

bp’s Archaea Energy starts up novel renewable gas plant in Indiana

By Robert Brelsford, Oil & Gas Journal, October 4, 2023

bp PLC-owned Archaea Energy Inc. has officially commissioned a first-of-its-kind renewable natural gas (RNG) plant designed to process by-product gas from landfill decomposing waste in Medora, Indiana. RNG production from the new plant will provide enough gas to heat around 13,026 homes annually, the company said.

Photo by Archaea Energy.

Deloitte Report Emphasizes Critical Role of Energy Storage in Decarbonizing Electric Grid

By Sydney Leimbach, Energy + Environment Leader, October 4, 2023

A recent study conducted by the Deloitte Research Center for Energy and Industrials has identified three dimensions involved in the evolving role of energy storage: renewable energy integration, grid optimization, and electrification and decentralized support. With each category comes a primary objective for increasing the role of energy storage.

DOE backs Alaska thermal energy storage

By Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News, October 5, 2023

100 miles south of Fairbanks, Westinghouse Electric Company is charging forward with constructing a pumped thermal energy storage system to support a higher penetration of renewables on the grid. With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the project goal is to help commercialize a renewable energy storage solution that overcomes some of the drawbacks associated with lithium-ion batteries and other traditional storage technologies.

Photo by Westinghouse Electric Company.

Opinion: Renewables are America’s pathway to energy independence

By Collin Meisel, The Colorado Sun, October 6, 2023

We know that depending on foreign entities for energy in America is risky and more harmful to the environment. Collin Meisel, an expert in geopolitics, makes his case on why renewables, along with a healthy share of domestically produced natural gas and oil, plus sizable nuclear energy capacity in certain areas, offer our country the opportunity for energy independence.


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