How do Power-to-X technologies actually work?

How do Power-to-X technologies actually work?

P2X, P2Y, PtG, PtL, power-to-gas… These somewhat cryptic terms stand for energy conversion processes that can be used to store surplus power from renewable sources and help meet climate targets. But whether they will actually reduce emissions depends on many different factors, EURACTIV Germany reports. Detractors of renewable energies often make the point that they are intermittent sources of electricity: solar panels and wind turbines need sunshine or strong winds to generate power at full capacity. This is why storing surplus electricity production at times of high output is seen…

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Iranian tanker in center of confrontation with West leaves Gibraltar

Iranian tanker in center of confrontation with West leaves Gibraltar

The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a US request to detain the vessel further. British Royal Marines seized the tanker in Gibraltar in July on suspicion it was carrying oil to Syria, a close ally of Iran, in violation of European Union sanctions. That triggered a series of events that have heightened tensions on international oil shipping routes through the Gulf. The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left…

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