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.

Formula E

Formula E, FIA announce season suspension due to COVID-19

Electric-powered racing series Formula E, sponsored by the likes of ABB, ROHM Semiconductor and other leading brands in the energy market, have announced the suspension of the 2019/2020 series for a two-month period due to Covid-19.
Wave energy

Global ocean energy has risen ten-fold in a decade – report

Global wave and tidal stream energy production has risen ten-fold over the last decade, according to a report issued today by Ocean Energy Systems (OES) whose annual report shows energy produced from wave and tidal stream sources surged from less than 5GWh in 2009 to 45GWh in 2019.
VW EV

VW launches budget-friendly EV that promises “no more accidents”

German automaker Volkswagen has launched its much-awaited ID.3 electric vehicle (EV), which it claims can use software to “anticipate, avoid accidents and...
floating wind

RWE developing floating wind in 7,000GW potential market

Offshore wind is expected to play a key role in achieving the EU’s climate and renewable energy targets but design limitations have resulted in foundation-based offshore wind farms being built in relatively shallow waters.
capacity 2020

Grid-tied solar, wind to drive new capacity growth in 2020 –...

International research agency IHS Markit estimates that there will be 290GW of net power capacity added globally in 2020, growing by 5% more than in 2019.
EU industry

EU Commission launches industrial strategy for a green, digital future

The European Union Commission has presented a new strategy to help Europe's industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership.
US solar

US: Renewables to rise above coal and nuclear says FERC

Renewables are estimated to add nearly 50,000 MW, being more than a quarter of the total capacity according to data issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
renewable subsidy

China slashes solar, offshore wind subsidies by half

China’s National Energy Administration has confirmed the slashing of solar subsidies, halving the total budget allocation for solar power project subsidies.
biogas

Global annual market for biogas to reach $20.9bn by 2028

The global annual market for biogas is expected to reach $20.9 billion by 2028, according to a new study released by Navigant Research.
Europe energy storage

Total to build France’s largest battery energy storage plant

Total has partnered with Saft on a €15 million project to build the largest lithium-ion battery energy storage plant in France.

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