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 power, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides and hot hydrogen fusion.

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$40 million DoE funding to advance the H2@Scale concept

The US Department of Energy has announced approximately $40 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept.
AfDB

SoftBank closes its first energy storage investment

Energy storage firm Energy Vault has announced a $110 million investment into its Series B funding round, by SoftBank Vision Fund.
Monarch Partnership

UK initiative offers businesses free solar self-generation – with a catch

Monarch Partnership is offering UK organisations and businesses free solar panels as part of a new scheme to feed prosumer-generated grid supply.
cleantech

NY Green Bank reaches $786.7 million investment portfolio Q2 2019

NY Green Bank has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2019, showing the division’s investment portfolio reached $786.7 million
CPUC PG&E

UK Energy Emergencies Committee, Minister Leadsom start investigation

UK Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom has laid out the breadth of the state’s investigation into the blackout on Friday the 9th of August that left almost a million homes in England and Wales without power during peak commuting time, and for up to nine hours.
sustainability

Consumer happiness and decarbonisation drive ‘new energy concept’

Black & Veatch has released the results of a survey conducted to understand factors driving and hindering the adoption of 'new energy' concepts
Solar energy china

Solar power now cheaper than grid electricity in China

That’s according to a new study led by researchers at Sweden’s Mälardalen University, and published in the journal Nature, which notes that subsidy-free solar projects could now be built in most Chinese cities at a significantly cheaper price than coal, hydropower, nuclear and other grid-fed generation-sources.

Siemens Gamesa wins first turbine contract in India

Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in India, to supply energy company Alfanar with 206 2.2-122 wind turbines for two wind farms which will boast a combined capacity of 453MW.
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Solar: Most disruptive force in Thai energy sector

According to Pongsakorn Yuthagovit from Provincial Electricity Authority, Thailand, no matter how disruptive, it's all about giving customers...

Macquarie buys stake in UK wind farm for £1.7bn

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has entered into an agreement, to acquire a 40% stake in the East Anglia ONE (EA1) offshore wind farm from ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited, a subsidiary company of the Iberdrola group.

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