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.

Israel

US, Israeli fund seeks innovative renewables, efficiency and natural gas tech...

Israel - US: BIRD Energy seeks to provide up to $1 million in funding to renewable energy, efficiency and natural gas technologies projects.
Shanghai Gas

Shanghai Gas deploys blockchain-enabled ‘Energy-as-a-Service’ ecosystem

Shanghai Gas has expanded its partnership with VeChain to optimize the operations of its grid network and to reduce operational costs using blockchain.
Smart cities africa

FUTURE CITIES INTERVIEW: COVID-19, data, and government

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a researcher at the African Centre for Cities and a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in November.
2020 Solar

IHS Markit says China’s solar will bounce back after COVID-19

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in China in late 2019, solar manufacturing was severely disrupted in the first quarter of 2020 notes says research agency IHS Markit, but the sector has the potential to reach full capacity by the middle of the year.
Vestas COVID-19

Vestas closes two Spanish factories amidst coronavirus fears

Danish wind developer Vestas has ceased production at its Spanish manufacturing facilities in Daimiel and Viveiro, as part of efforts to curb the COVID-19 epidemic.
energy efficiency

Dutch state agency confirms €1bn energy efficiency fund

Dutch state agency National Energy Saving Fund has confirmed the availability of €1 billion in funding for consumer energy efficiency upgrades
Vattenfall COVID-19

Vattenfall pulls out of Dutch offshore wind tender citing COVID-19 concerns

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has retraced its bid in the tender for the 700MW Hollandse Kust North offshore wind zone in the Netherlands, over uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic.
grid integration

Insight-driven decisions are required to operate digital energy grids – and...

Last summer, I had an experience that made me realise how, in the future, utility network operators will need to work based on data they get from assets they may or may not own.
microgrids disaster

The big benefits of microgrids in disaster

Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University explains the benefits of microgrids during a disaster.
COVID-19 JinkoSolar

JinkoSolar donates 1 million masks worldwide in COVID-19 relief effort

China's JinkoSolar, the largest exporter of solar PV cells globally in recent years, has announced that it will donate one million face masks and other protective equipment items to several countries severely affected by COVID-19.

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