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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Bolivia’s largest solar plant comes on line

The 100MW Oruro solar plant in the Bolivian Andes is ready to enter commercial operation with the inauguration of the second phase.

AI-controlled hydrogen storage under demonstration

UK hydrogen storage provider H2GO Power is leading trialling of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) software coupled with hydrogen technology.
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Scotland to explore wind and hydrogen supply opportunities

The Scottish Government has awarded EMEC with a contract to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind and hydrogen supply chains

WePower delivers blockchain renewable procurement platform

Australian energy retailer Mojo Energy is implementing WePower’s Elemental blockchain renewable energy marketplace.
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Shell accelerates drive to net-zero with a new customer-centric strategy

Shell also confirmed its expectation that total carbon emissions for the company peaked in 2018, and oil production peaked in 2019.

Two novel clean energy sources for generation and storage

Hydrogen-metal and graphene systems offer the prospect of new sources for clean energy generation and storage.
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Perovskite technology to disrupt the global solar supply chain

A new study released by research firm Rethink Energy explains how perovskite will disrupt the global solar supply chain over the next decade.
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Renewables now account for 24% of US’ total energy generation capacity

Renewable energy sources strongly dominated new US energy generation capacity additions in 2020, according to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data.
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Statkraft and ABB sign ten-year deal for Liverpool grid stability project

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has signed its first supplier contract for the construction of the Lister Drive Greener Grid Park in Liverpool.

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