New Energy Made Twitter Buzz In August
Power trends: Renewable energy leads Twitter mentions in August 2020; Power Technology’s list of the top five terms tweeted about power in August 2020, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.
10 September 2020 (Power Technology)
The top tweeted terms are the trending industry discussions happening on Twitter by key individuals (influencers)…[are led by] Renewable energy – 1045 mentions…Renewable energy being blamed for blackouts in California, new renewable energy plans proposed in the US, and the increase in investments in renewables in Europe were some popularly discussed topics in August…2. Solar – 700 mentions…The launch of the first solar powered ferry in India, community solar becoming prevalent in the US and completion of 1GW solar project by an energy firm in the US were some popularly discussed topics…
3. Coal – 413 mentions…The decline in coal demand and coal generation capacity across the world and the losses faced by some of the biggest coal companies were popularly discussed…4. Gas – 357 mentions…Dangerous gas leaks, BP’s plan to reduce gas production and experts’ objection to Australian chief scientist’s support for the use of gas were popular…[and] 5. Wind – 262 mentions…The UK government slashing its wind and solar cost estimates, first power generated at an offshore wind farm in Holland and the impact of tax credit extensions on wind projects in the US were popular…” click here for more