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.

workforce safety

Innovative pandemic safety solutions for offshore wind workforce lauded

The G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation has recognised five organisations for innovative operational safety initiatives.
SMUD solar

US: SMUD is overpaying rooftop solar customers says study

The study found that the value of solar is 7 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) in 2020 and steadily declines through 2030, as additional solar hits the market.
Ireland solar wind

Statkraft UK wins 330MW in Ireland’s first renewables auction

Norwegian mega-utility Statkraft has been awarded a total of 330MW of the almost 1.3GW in clean energy capacity for grabs in Ireland’s first renewable energy auction.
UK customers

E.ON UK customers to save £85 per month thanks to COVID-19...

Mega-utility E.ON's UK subsidiary has announced that its customers can expect an average reduction of £85 ($111,50) on their energy bills from Autumn, thanks to the 'dramatic drop in demand from commercial customers during the UK lockdown.
Green hydrogen Australia

BP swops oil for low-carbon future after record second-quarter losses

The company's new strategy will reshape its business from being an international oil company focused on producing resources to an integrated energy company focused on delivering solutions for customers.
Europe coal

COVID-19 may end coal in Europe 5 years earlier says research...

Inflexible baseload coal will fade into Europe’s past more quickly than originally thought, with the pace of the transition being accelerated by more than five years.
Dutch floating solar

Dutch tech innovators to pilot floating solar at North Sea wind...

Dutch innovation firm TNO will pilot a minimum 0.5 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar plant at the planned Hollandse Kust (North) offshore wind farm to be built by the CrossWind consortium.
adp group

Portugal’s AdP Group announces €370 million ZERO Energy Neutrality project

AdP group has announced its ZERO Energy Neutrality Programme to reduce energy consumption and greatly boost its own production of 100% renewable energy.
hydrogen

National Grid’s hydrogen focus could boost offshore wind deployment

Cornwall Insight finds a correlation between the use of hydrogen in the electricity sector through electrolysis and higher offshore wind deployment.
Australia wind

GE Renewable Energy announces 209MW Australian wind project win

GE Renewable Energy has announced contracts for the construction and operation of the 209MW Murra Warra II wind farm in Victoria, Australia.

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