Renewable Energy

New and analysis of the rise of Renewable Energy resources, which has a significant impact on the performance and reliability of electricity grids. The integration of renewable energy into electric power systems around the world is a major trend as they must connect to existing transmission grids at a range of voltage levels. Renewable Energy resources include solar, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

ProCredit Bank

EIB and ProCredit Bank to support climate action projects in Bulgaria

EIB has partnered with ProCredit Bank Bulgaria to finance renewable energy, energy efficiency, low carbon transport and waste management programmes.
private sector

ADB pledges to accelerate private sector funding on climate change

The ADB has pledged to increase the focus of its private sector operations on developing and ‘sometimes risker’ markets over the next five years.
masdar

Masdar and EDF establish a new energy services company

Masdar and EDF to establish a joint venture company which will provide energy efficiency and distributed solar energy generation services.
off-grid solar

Africa’s market for off-grid solar worth $24 billion – report

One in two people in Africa still lacks access to the grid, representing a potential $24 billion market per year for off-grid solar systems.
solar geoengineering

How solar geoengineering could fight climate change and poverty

Solar geoengineering could help avoid the worst consequences of global warming and raise GDP in less affluent countries, according to a new study.
energy storage systems

Italy’s first residential storage-enabled DR initiative launches

Enel has unveiled the first demand response programme enabled by residential energy storage systems in Italy.
renewable energy capacity

US remains on China’s heels in the race to sustainability

Overall renewable energy capacity investment figures for 2019 saw wind (onshore and offshore) beat solar on with $138.2 billion globally
scotland

GE wins EDF deal to power 375,000 Scottish homes

EDF and ESB have awarded to GE a contract for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland.
lithium iron phosphate

Longest life, lowest power loss lithium battery unveiled

Humless has announced its new lithium iron phosphate battery which they claim offers the longest life and minimum power loss than batteries on the market
solar pv plant

South America’s largest solar PV set live ahead of deadline

Enel Green Power Brazil has announced the operations of the 475MW section of the Sao Goncalo solar pv plant in the Brazilian state of Piaui.

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