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.

COVID-19 emissions

Policy updates will drive Europe’s decarbonisation

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) sets out recommendations to help the EU meet its 2030 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, renewables and energy efficiency, as well as its longer-term decarbonisation goals.
US energy transition

Local governments lead the US energy transition says RMI

US local governments have signed 335 deals to procure a total of 8.28GW of renewable energy since 2015, according to the Local Government Renewables Action Tracker.

Hydrogen to unlock UK’s low carbon economy

Market analytics firm, Aurora Energy Research, has published a report highlighting the role of hydrogen as a key enabler to the decarbonisation of our energy system.
emissions, climate change south asia

A historic turning point in tackling the global climate crisis

Ministers must seize the opportunity to turn the COVID-19 crisis into a defining moment in the fight against climate change, the CCC says.
Denmark energy

Denmark to build new “energy islands” as part of sustainability plan

The Danish Parliament aims to reduce the country's CO2 emissions by 3.4 million tons, and establish two "energy islands" with a combined capacity of 5GW.
renewables capacity

US: Wind and solar remain fastest-growing energy sources

Renewables produced 27.1% more electricity than coal during the first four months of 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
solar pv

Global annual solar PV repairs and maintenance market to hit $9bn

Annual solar pv repairs and maintenance spend will grow to $9 billion by 2025, according to a new study released by Wood Mackenzie.
renewables investment

The secret sauce: Five things stopping institutional investors putting more capital...

The Energy Council recently asked a select group of top tier investment managers and partners for their views on the current investment climate and what the next 12 months have in store when they exercise their discretionary power over their client ESG strategies.
Ford carbon neutral

Ford announces 2050 net zero target

US car manufacturer Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to more urgently address climate change challenges, according to it's newly released 1st annual sustainability report.
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RWE invests in Siemens’ new SCADA system to optimise renewables monitoring

Siemens is supplying RWE with its new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system Optime, to manage renewables assets in Europe.

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